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the Cittie of London 31

This map has been attributed to Augustus Ryther,
an engraver who prospered between 1572 and 1592, contributing to
Saxton's Atlas of 1579. This plan was produced to satisfy a
European market, and contains certain inaccuracies which a native
Londoner would not have tolerated. The streets appear very much
wider than they were in actuality. Houses are depicted as having
large gardens, when these had, in fact, begun to disappear from
London two centuries before. The map details the gap at the north
end of London Bridge, caused by a fire in 1632.