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Maps, Posters and Postcards For Sale

Maps

Coloured maps (boroughwide)

- Laurie and Whittle's New Plan of London with its Environs 1809-10
- Laurie and Whittle's New Map of London with its Environs, including the recent improvements 1819
- Cruchley’s New Plan of London Improved to 1829 [sorry currently out of stock]
- Cruchley's New Plan of London to 1839
- Cross's New Plan of London 1847
Price: £1.95 each

Stepney Map 1703

Gascoyne's map of Stepney 1703 [printed 1755]
Price: £4.00

   

Godfrey Map

map cover

Godfrey's reproductions of Ordnance Survey maps
- Aldgate [1873-1894, double-sided map]
- Bermondsey and Wapping [1872; 1894; 1914]
- Bethnal Green and Bow [1870; 1894; 1914]
- Bow, Bromley and West Ham [1867; 1893; 1914]
- Deptford North [1868; 1894]
- Greenwich [1894]
- Greenwich and Isle of Dogs [1867; 1913]
- Hackney [1870; 1893; 1914]
- Poplar [1894; 1914]
- Poplar and Canning Town [1867]
- Rotherhithe [1868; 1894; 1914]
- Shoreditch [1872; 1893; 1914]
- Stepney and Limehouse [1870; 1894; 1914]
- The Tower and St. Katharine’s Docks [1873-1894, double-sided map]
- The Tower and St. Katharine Docks [1873]
- West India Docks [1867; 1914]
- West India Docks and Greenwich Marshes [1894]
- Whitechapel, Spitalfields and The Bank [1873; 1894; 1913]
Price: £2.50 each

   
Booth's Maps of London Poverty

Booth's Maps of London Poverty East & West 1889
These two maps, commissioned by philanthropist and researcher Charles Booth, and the first of their kind, classify London streets into seven categories, from the very poor lowest class mainly in the east end (but with some surprising enclaves in the fashionable west) right up to the wealthy upper classes in Marylebone and Mayfair.
Price: £12.99

   
Map of  Victorian London

A Map of Victorian London showing the Public Houses in the Metropolis 1886
This map was produced by the Temperance Movement to show the "plague of London". It goes as far east as Bow and Old Ford and the eastern side of the Docks.
Price: £9.99

   
Stanford's maps of London, 1862 [4 sheets of the area]
Price: £2.00 per sheet
 
Jewish East London

A Street Map of Jewish East London 1899
This map is colour-coded to show the density of the Jewish population. It covers East London from Shoreditch High Street and Bishopsgate in the west to Tower Hamlets' Cemetery in the east.
Price: £9.99

   

Posters, Prints and Cards

Postcard of Bethnal Green Public Library c 1922Postcard of Noel Gibson painting, Brick Lane, Whitechapel 1970Postcard of Wapping Station c 1910

The Huguenot Environment postcard set
Price: £2.00

Assorted colour and black and white postcards
Price: £0.50 each, or any 5 postcards for £2.00 

Roman Road Market poster by Jon George [abstract, in colour]. 
Price: £7.50. 

Postage and packaging prices

Please note that postage and packaging costs are not included in the prices listed above as these costs will vary depending on the weight/size/delivery destination for a particular order. Staff will check and confirm these costs for you during the ordering process.