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  • Africa

    Africa

    Stock No. 3000MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Jefferys for Salmon’s Geographical Grammar, 7th edition, 1760, image 188 x 246 mm., sheet about 205 x 270 mm.  Later hand-colouring. Slight wear to lower right margin just touching borderline, strengthened with contemporary paper at this point.  Vertical folds as issued.

     

    £80.00
  • Africa

    Africa

    Stock No. 3003MS

    Copper-engraved map dated 1791 for the 1795 edition of Brookes’ Gazetteer.  Image 194 x 234 mm, sheet 210 x 256 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.  Very good example.

    £85.00
  • Africa

    Africa

    Stock No. 3002MS

    Copper-engraved map for the 1764 edition of Salmon’s Geographical Grammar.  Image 180 x 237 mm, sheet about 205 x 270 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Two vertical folds as issued.  Small faint browned area lower right, short (20 mm.) unobtrusive repaired closed tear just into border lower right.

    £90.00
  • Africa

    Africa

    Stock No. 3001MS

    Copper-engraved map after the Sieur Robert (i.e. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy, 1688-1766), engraved by G. Rolles for the first edition of Brookes’ Gazetteer, 1762.  Image 190 x 285 mm, sheet about 204 x 305 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued, strip of old tape (about 9 mm. wide) along back of right-hand margin.

    £80.00
  • Africa

    Africa

    Stock No. 3082MS

    Copper-engraved map for Walker’s Geography, 1795.  Image 188 x 215 mm., sheet about 215 x 280 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £65.00
  • Africa

    Africa

    Stock No. 3224MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Kitchin for Guthrie’s New System of Geography, 1783.  Image 340 x 365 mm., sheet 358 x 440 mm.  One horizontal and three vertical folds as issued.  Original outline colouring.  Lower section of right-hand margin (120 mm.) remargined with contemporary paper.

    £300.00
  • Africa, according to the latest Explorations

    Africa, according to the latest Explorations

    Stock No. 3181MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 100 x 117 mm., sheet 147 x 169 mm.  Original hand-colouring.

    William Faden (1749-1836) was an important English cartographer and map-publisher of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, noted for the accuracy of his maps.  He was appointed Geographer to George III in 1783.

    £130.00
  • Africa, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Africa, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3297MS

    L’Afrique.  Copper engraving with hand-colouring engraved by E. Dussy for the first edition of Didier Robert de Vaugondy’s Nouvel Atlas Portatif, 1762, (dated 1761 in cartouche).  Engraved area 242 x 280 mm., sheet 280 x 390 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  The cartouche designed and engraved by J. Arrivet.  The first state of this map.

    The Vaugondy family – Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766) and his son Didier Robert de Vaugondy (1723-1786) – published maps and globes in Paris between 1731 and 1778, and are considered the most important French mapmakers of the eighteenth century.  Their most important series of maps were for the folio Atlas Universel, published from 1757 onwards.  The Nouvel Atlas Portatif appeared shortly after Didier had been appointed geographer to Louis XV.

     

    £160.00
  • Algeria

    Algeria

    Stock No. 3196MS

    Lithograph transferred from engraving by Stanford’s for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Rectangular inset of Algiers between two circular insets.  Image 395 x 508 mm., sheet 468 x 580 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £80.00
  • Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt

    Stock No. 3141MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 119 x 102 mm., sheet 170 x 147 mm.  Original hand-colouring.

    William Faden (1749-1836) was an important English cartographer and map-publisher of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, noted for the accuracy of his maps.  He was appointed Geographer to George III in 1783.

    £50.00
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