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Creator:
Rocque, John, -1762.
Title:
Proposals / by John Rocque ... ; for engraving and printing by subscription a new and accurate map of the country adjacent to the cities and liberties of London, Westminster, and borough of Southwark : from an exact survey thereof, begun in 1741, and now finished : the engraving is now in hand, and the whole will be finished with all possible expedition.
Published/Created:
[London : J. Rocque, 1745].
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : map ; 45 x 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A G 12
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Ms. note on bottom reads: "This map has been survey'd by James Moreau, ingeneer ... If gentlemen subscribe to him, they shall be as well served."
BAC: British Art Center copy is bound with the 1747 atlas ed. of the 16-sheet map (with t.p. title that reads: An exact survey of the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark, with the country near ten miles round). Also bound with: A new map containing the towns, gentlemen's houses, villages, and other remarks round London / Herman Moll. London, [ca. 1700].
The volume apparently belonged to John Rocque (cf. ms. note at front).
Prospectus for John Rocque's 16-sheet map that was published in 1746 with title: An exact survey of the city's of London, Westminster, ye borough of Southwark and the country near ten miles round.
Map engraved by Richard Parr.
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Potter, P. -- Bookplate.
Rocque, John, -1762 -- Provenance.
Thompson, Henry Yates, 1838-1928 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1745.
Maps -- England -- London -- 1745.
Contributors:
Rocque, John, -1762. Exact survey of the city's of London, Westminster, ye borough of Southwark and the country near ten miles round.
Parr, Richard, engraver.
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