Item #017307 A New View of london; Or and Ample Account Of That City. Edward Hatton.

A New View of london; Or and Ample Account Of That City.

London: R Chiswell, 1708. 8vo. Original Boards. Vol. 1 only. pp. [34], xlii, 352. Frontispiece of 'Arms', folding table, account of 'Wards'. Contemporary blind-stamped boards, later but neatly matching spine. Vol I covers Section I (names of streets, squares etc) and part of Section II (up to and including St Martin in the Fields). Hatton (1664-1733) was a London surveyor for a fire insurance company and published this work of 8 Sections in 2 vols in 1708. His other publications were on business subjects covered included arithmetic, book-keeping, trading practices and model business letters. This is the first and very important publication on post-Great Fire London streets, squares, lanes, markets, courts, alleys, rows, rents, yards, inns churches, etc., plus general information. A handsome copy of this rare work. Very Good. Item #017307

Price: $685.90 NZD

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