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ROCQUE, John (fl. 1735--61)
A new and accurate survey of the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark, with the country about it for nineteen miles in length and thirteen in depth, ... Published according to Act of Parliament 1747; price two guineas in sheets. By John Rocque, surveyor. Begun in 1741, and finished in 1745, and published in 1746, according to Act of Parliament. [parallel titles in Latin and French].
London: sold by the proprietor John Rocque, [1747?].
[4] p., [16] pl. ; 52.9 cm. (2°)

The double plates, which are numbered in pen and ink, were intended to be joined together to form one large map. The order in which they were to be joined is inscribed in ink on the front free-endpaper and page [4]. For further details of the background to this work see notes to BAL, Early printed books, no. 4091 (1748 ed.). ESTC n42045.

Binding C20th half goatskin retaining C18th marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 3195


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