Very large plan of London, on three joined sheets. The plan was published in 1736 by the successors of J. B. Homann in Nuremberg and is one of the most beautiful and detailed plans of London of that time.
The title in Latin and German in an ornamental cartouche crowned by the royal coat of arms of Georgios II. Above left notes in Latin and German in a semi-elliptical banner, below left a glossary of terms in German and English. Numerous English names of the streets and squares. On the right the views of St. James's Square, the Custom House, St. Paul's Cathedral and the Royal Exchange. On the Thames busy shipping traffic and a compass rose off Millbank.
|Title||Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non Surburbii Southwark... Neuester Grundris der Staedte London und West-Münster, Samt der Vorstadt Southwark...|
|Publisher, Year||Homann Erben, Nuremberg, circa 1736|
|Plate Size||51.0 x 168.5 cm (20.1 x 66.3 inches)|
|Sheet Size||55.0 x 177.0 cm (21.7 x 69.7 inches)|
|Reference||Howgego, J.: Printed Maps of London, circa 1553-1850, No. 81|
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