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A scarce "vue d'optique" (with mirror image title) bird's eye view of London.  Key sights shown in this unusual view are the Thames, London Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Globe theatre in the South Bank and Tower of London. The river is bustling with activity.  The view is very rare on the market.

1740 Rupprech/Haffner View of London

SKU: 2452a
  • Title

    Lodinium [or] Prospectus Londinum, Sedes Regia, et praecipua Urbs in Anglia ad Temesium Fluvium . . .

  • Map Maker Specifics

    MA Rupprecht / J C Haffner, 1740 c., Augsburg

  • Size

    13 x 17.5 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Good - Very Good.  Nice strike, well colored.  Soiling and some foxing, mostly in the margins.  A void in title area in lower margin was expertly closed.

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