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william maitland
1739 HISTORY OF LONDON BY MAITLAND with VIEW OF LONDON ABOUT 1560 &12 PLATES
1739. I have here for sale a beautifully illustrated book entitled THE HISTORY OF LONDON, from its foundation by the Romans, to the present time. Containing a faithful relation of the Publick Transactions of the citizens; accounts of the several Parishes; parallels between London and other great cities; its governments, civil, ecclesiastical and military; commerce, state of learning, charitable foundations, etc. With the several accounts of Westminster, Middlesex, Southwark, and other parts within the Bill of Mortality. In Nine Books, the whole illustrated with a variety of fine cuts, with a complete Index. By William Maitland, published in 1739 by Samuel Richardson in Salisbury-Court near Fleet-street. This is the FIRST EDITION of this very important book. The highlight of this book is the plates which adorn it: 1) A View of London about the year 1560 (fold out) 2) A Plan of the City and the suburbs of London as fortified by Order of Parliament in the years 1642 & 1643 3) Plan of the City and Liberties of London after the dreadful conflagration in the year 1666. The blank part whereon represents the Ruins and extent of the Fire: the Perspective, that left standing 4) St Brigit, alias St Brides Church 5) The Monument 6) The Royal Exchange 7) The Charter House Hospital 8) Guy's Hospital 9) A Perspective view of St Bartholmew's Hospital 10) St Thomas's Hospital 11) Perspective view of the Collegiate Church of St Peter Westminster with the Towers and Spire as Design'd by Sr Christopher Wren (fold out) 12) The South West Prospect of the Church of St Martin in the Fields (fold o … [Click Below for Full Description]
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