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LA VILLE DE LONDRES / A PROSPECT OFTHE CITY OF LONDON’. Large panoramic view of the city of London across the Thames from St. Clements Church to the Tower. Extensive explanations below (1-65). Printed on two sheets and joined.Together with: ‘LA VILLE DE WESTMUNSTER / A PROSPECT OF WESTMINSTER’. Large panoramic view of Westminster across the Thames from Peterborough House to St. Clements Danes. Extensive explanations below (A-Z and a-l). Also printed on two sheets and joined.
John Kip ca. 1720 - Title banners in the sky with coats of arms and putti. 48x117cm and 48x113cm respectively. Strong early impressions. Excellent condition. The pair Johannes Kip (1653-1722), Dutch engraver of topographical views. He worked from 1688 in London. - Both prospects (City of London, and Westminster) were published separately, each on two sheets and joined; however, they are drawn so that they could be joined together to provide a single panoramic view of approx. 230cm length.
      [Bookseller: Garwood & Voigt]
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