Historic maps and views of London = Historische karten und ansichten von London = Cartes et vues historiques de Londres

This beautiful and fascinating collection contains the earliest known painting of London, a view of the Thames during the Frost Fair in 1684, a map depicting the area destroyed by the Great Fire in 1666, views of such landmarks as The Tower of London, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace, an early map of...

Full description

Main Author: Sinclair, Georges.
Format: Book
Language: English
Publication: Potsdam : h.f.ullmann, cop. 2010.
Subjects:
Summary: This beautiful and fascinating collection contains the earliest known painting of London, a view of the Thames during the Frost Fair in 1684, a map depicting the area destroyed by the Great Fire in 1666, views of such landmarks as The Tower of London, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace, an early map of the London Underground dating from the late 1800s, and a playful version of today's oconic Tube map. each map's original printing information is provided, as well as additional information that places it in historic context and further illuminates its qualities. Each map is exquisitely reproduced to show off its color and detail.
Language note: En inglés, alemán y francés
ISBN: 9783833157714
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

USP EPS Reading Room

Call Number: 9 SIN
Copy 20005846 Available