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Stock# 35636
Description

Fine example of Richard Blome's scarce map of London, first published in 1667.

Fine map of London prior to the fire, extending from Westminster to Stepney and from St George's Fields in South to fields Nort of the City. The map is decorated with the coats of arms of the City of London, 15 of the great Livery and Merchant Companies, and those of Sir Robert Vyner or Viner, Lord Mayor of London in 1674. Engraved by Wenceslas Hollar for the publisher Richard Blome. From Richard Blome's Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging.

The map pre-dates Vyner's selection as Mayor in 1674.

This edition includes a key locating 45 places on the map and is dedicated to "Sr. Robert Vyner of the Citty of London Alderman Kt. and Baronet."

Condition Description
Minor discoloration at lower margin from an earlier framing.