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  • 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
  • Bleau, Joan: Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior; South Africa

    Bleau, Joan: Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior; South Africa

    Stock No. 3504MS

    Copper engraving with contemporary and later hand-colouring by Joan (“Jean”) Bleau, Amsterdam, c. 1662-70, for the reissue of his father’s Willem Bleau’s Atlas Novus.  Map about 38 x 49 cms, on a large sheet about 53 x 83 cms.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Very slight cockling to sheet.  A very clean, fresh example.

    £300.00
  • L’Afrique selon les Anciens

    L’Afrique selon les Anciens

    Stock No. 3118MS

    Copper-engraved map of Africa acording to the ancients, undated but c. 1770, printed on very thick paper.  Image 265 x 257 mm., sheet about 300 x 355 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Single vertical fold as issued.

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    £0.00
  • Northern Africa etc. (according to the Ancients)

    Northern Africa etc. (according to the Ancients)

    Stock No. 3127MS

    Copper-engraved map of ancient north Africa with a plan of Carthage, undated but c. 1794.  Image 266 x 336 mm., sheet about 305 x 430 mm.  Later hand-colouring.

    £100.00
  • Northern Africa, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Northern Africa, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3299MS

    Barbarie, Egypte, Nigritie, Guinée, Nubie, Abissinie.  Copper engraving with hand-colouring engraved by E. Dussy for the first edition of Didier Robert de Vaugondy’s Nouvel Atlas Portatif, 1762.  Engraved area 240 x 376 mm., sheet 280 x 415 mm.  Two vertical folds as issued, short (c. 10 mm.) split at bottom of central fold.  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.

    £100.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Afrique

    Sanson, Nicolas: Afrique

    Stock No. 3407MS

    Copper-engraved map, plate about 205 x 285 mm., sheet about 238 x 335 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  A fine, clean example of the scarce first printing.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £240.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Afrique ou Libie Ulterieure

    Sanson, Nicolas: Afrique ou Libie Ulterieure

    Stock No. 3419MS

    Copper-engraved map of northern Africa, most of the detail of the interior speculative.  Plate 188 x 299 mm., sheet about 233 x 335 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche). Two small worm-holes in upper margin near fold, well away from printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Egypte

    Sanson, Nicolas: Egypte

    Stock No. 3422MS

    Copper-engraved map of Egypt.  Plate 290 x 215 mm., sheet about 332 x 235 mm.  Central horizontal fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  A total of four very small worm-holes in margins, all well outside platemark; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

     

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Isle de Madagascar ou de St. Laurens

    Sanson, Nicolas: Isle de Madagascar ou de St. Laurens

    Stock No. 3420MS

    Copper-engraved map of Madagascar.  Plate 257 x 202 mm., sheet about 236 x 332 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  Two small worm-holes in side margins, well away from printed area, repaired worming in upper margin across platemark but not affecting printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £160.00
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