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Rocque, John, -1762
An exact survey of the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark, with the country near ten miles round : begun in 1741, finished in 1745, and published in 1746, according to act of Parliament / by John Rocque ... ; engrav'd by Richard Parr and printed by W. Pratt ... = Urbium maxime insignium Londini et Westmonasterii nec non municipii Sudovercencis, regionumque ad decem quasi milliaria circumjacentium : delineatio ichnographica anno 1741 incohata 1745 absoluta / a Johanne Rocque ... = Carte topographique des villes de Londres, Weatminster, et bourg de Southwark et de leurs environs : levée très exactement sur les lieux, en 1741, achevée en 1745, et publieé selon un acte de Parlement en 1746 / par Jean Rocque.
[London] : J. Rocque, [1747].
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([2], [32] leaves) : maps ; 54 cm.
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Folio A G 12
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Copyright Status:
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BAC: British Art Center copy bound with the prospectus for this work. Title reads: Proposals / by John Rocque ... London, [1745]. This volume apparently belonged to Rocque. (cf. ms. note on front pasted-down endpaper).
Date from Howgego.
T.p. printed in red and black.
Map engraved by Richard Parr.
Map does not have the alterations called for in Howgego (i.e. Whitechapel Mount is not shown, "Mile end old town" and "Mile end new town" have not been added to the roads).
Map has title: An exact survey of the city's of London, Westminster, ye borough of Southwark and the country near ten miles round.
Howgego, J. Printed maps of the British Isles, 94(2)
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
London Region (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Pratt, W. -- Printer.
Rocque, John, d. 1762 -- Provenance.
Etchings -- 174.
Engravings -- 1747.
Maps -- England -- London -- 1747.
Parr, Richard, fl. 1723-1751.

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