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 Stow's Survey  London  .


  London Stow's Survey

Stow's A Survey of the Cities of London and WestminsterThese, engraved topograhical views are from John Stow's work A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminter and the Borough of Sothwark. The work was originally published in 1598 and 1603. Many editions followed which included revisions, additions, and enlargements, both by the original author and others including John Strype.pub: London, A.Churchill [et al.], 1720. 1st ed some here from Sixth edition printed in 1754-1755 included :-30 engraved plates (7 double- page), 40 maps (2 folding, 26 double-page),The first well-illustrated edition, in which John Kip, among others, had a large hand.Illustrators range from Kip . Blome, Cole etc plate 21 features Wrens Custom House which burnt down in 1718 !
Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) copied the images and cut plates originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London from its Foundation to the Present Time." (London : 1753-1756). Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface usually 17 x 23cm .Later these were used for Thornton's ' New & Complete History & Survey of London & Westminster ' published 1775-80 on smoother paper. The images are identical these will mainly be from the Maitland edition



The City of London Lying-in Hospital for Married Woman.At Shaftsbury House ..Instituted March 30, 1750
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders has some marking  and the paper is not white but toned to cream .The General Lying-In Hospital was one of the first general (non-denominational) maternity hospitals in Great Britain. It opened in 1767 on Westminster Bridge Road; it became part of St Thomas' Hospital when the NHS was formed in 1946 and closed as a separate facility in 1971


The Charter House Hospital
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders has some marking  and the paper is not white but toned to cream  Smithfield Square




Guy's Hospital
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders Bird's eye view of the hospital in Southwark, London; a statue in centre of first courtyard, with two quadrangles behind main entrance; illustration to Maitland's 'History of London'. drawn 1738 Later one has the railings added



The Royal Exchange
Half-birds-eye view of the Royal Exchange. Copper engraving  originally by John Strype ca. 1720 of the second format of the exchange buildings This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £20 CONDITION ISSUES : edge tears central smallprinters crease, some toning . Obviously a bad day as printer let the title slip over page edge but will mount if into image border



A Perspective View Of The Royal Hospital At Greenwich
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 52 x 37 cm £80 Clipped to plate a few creases to base edge from many centuries back will mount well, toned, paper thin in a few areas .. okay once framed


House of Peers
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders has some marking  and the paper is not white but toned to cream


Bow Church
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders has some marking  and the paper is not white but toned to cream x 2
 

Ironmongers Hall in Fenchurch St + The South Sea House in Threadneedle St
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders has some marking  and the paper is not white but toned to cream


Treasury in St James park + The Admiralty near Whitehall
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders has some marking  and the paper is not white but toned to cream



the South Prospect of St James's / the North Prospect of St Anne's in Westminster

This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders



Merchant Taylors School / St Paul's School
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders ..mk to title
full page toned paper ie cream not white  soiling to rt edge ie looks its age



The Royal banqueting House at Whitehall / The Navy Office in Broad Street
(Actually it was the Navy Pay Office that was located there, standing on the west side of Old Broad Street, near London Wall.)
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders
full page toned paper ie cream not white   ie looks its age




the College of Physicians. Warwick Lane / The London Hospital Whitechapel Road / St John the Baptist in the Savoy This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders



Fishmongers Alms Houses at Newington Butts, Surry, / Bancrofts Alms Houses in Bow Street
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders
£30 full page good borders toned page paper not white







the North east prospect of St Olaves Church Hart Street / The South East prospect of St peter's le Poor in Broad Street This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders

the West prospect ofThe parish Church of St Michael Cornhill
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders





the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey/ TheParish Church of St Mary Newington Butts
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders




the Excise Office / The parish Church of St Olave Southwark
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders
£30 full page good borders toned paper not white



Goldsmith's Hall Foster lane / Stationers hall, Paternoster Row
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 full page good borders x 2
 


Morden College
LONDON 1720. 205 x 324 mm. Copper line engraving by J. Kip prepared for the 1720 edition of Stow's "Survey of London". trimmed page small nicks/edge tears into title.£35 inc delivery





"The East Prospect of the Parish Church of St.Mary Aldermanbury" and "The East Prospect of the Parish Church of Alhallows on London Wall engraved by B.Cole, .This imageshowing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £20 f frayed base edge


"The South East Prospect of the Parish Church of St.Mary Abchurch in Abchurch Lane" and "The North East Prospect of the Parish Church of St.Martin Outwich in Threadneedle Street" .This imageshowing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £20 full page good borders


[ASKE'S HOSPITAL] THE EAST PROSPECT OF HABERDASHERS ALMS HOUSES AT HOXTON. - a prospect of Aske's Hospital in Pitfield Street - (in more recent times the City and East London College). Wall .This imageshowing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £20 full page good borders . . 2 copies + 1 toned paper

"The south prospect of the Church of St. Sepulchre. .This imageshowing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £20 full page good borders

The North West prospect of the parish church of St.anthony in Budge Row This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 x 2 one mkd


the South West prospect of the St Mary's church in the Strand This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and from the later edition the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). ie. the drawing is 17thc. updated mid 18thc. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £30 x 2


A MAPP of the PARISH of ST GILES'S in the Fields taken from the last Servey, with Corrections and Additions
This image showing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Blome as were all the maps and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Plan of the parish of St Giles's from the 1755 edition of Stowe's survey of England. Stow's survey is now mentioned in the imprint. Compared to the earlier edition of the plan, Southampton House, near the top left, is indicated as Bedford House. William Russell, the second son of the 5th Earl of Bedford, came to own Southampton House by marriage in 1669. Russell's son inherited the title and estates of the Dukes of Bedford and, in 1734, the name of the property was changed to Bedford House. Other changes include: the new church of St George's, marked 56 and a watch house on High Holborn. A pecked line encloses the parish. Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £45 cropped to image tipped to paper

Below damaged or substandard engraving


The North West prospect of the parish Church of Alhallows in Bread Street / The East prospect of the parish Church of St Michael in Wood Street .This imageshowing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £20 full page sides creased & mucky title

The South east prospect of the Church of St Dunstan in the West
This imageshowing some minor revision, was prepared for inclusion in the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" Engraved by Benjamin Cole (fl.1723-1767) and originally produced for the part-work edition of William Maitland's "History of London" (London : 1753-1756). Copper engraved print, good condition. Size 36 x 24 cms plus margins. £35 full page tinted



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