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  • Amboine, Moluccas, East Indies

    Amboine, Moluccas, East Indies

    Stock No. 3117MS

    Copper-engraved map by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, undated but c. 1760.  Image 216 x 300 mm., sheet about 250 x 380 mm.  Later hand-colouring.

    £75.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3022MS

    Copper-engraved map engraved by Thomas Jefferys for the 6th edition of Salmon’s Geographical Grammar, 1758.  Image 183 x 230 mm., sheet about 202 x 255 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.  Faint offsetting to right-hand side of sheet, a little light browning in left margin.

    £130.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3023MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Kitchin for Guthrie’s Geographical Grammar, 4th edition, 1774.  Image 176 x 224 mm., sheet about 210 x 260 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £140.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3024MS

    Copper-engraved map engraved dated 1791 engraved by John Russell for Brookes’ Gazetteer, 1794. Image  198 x 243 mm., sheet 215 x 265 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Printed on thick paper.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £100.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3025MS

    Copper-engraved map engraved by B. Baker, Islington, for Brookes’ Gazetteer, 1800.  Image 193 x 233 mm., sheet about 210 x 250 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £90.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3191MS

    A New Map of Asia, copper engraving by John Lodge for the Political Magazine, May 1786.  Image 334 x 370 mm., sheet about 375 x 500 mm.  One horizontal and three vertical folds as issued.  Later hand-colouring.

    £180.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3199MS

    Lithograph transferred from engraving by G.H. Swanston for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image 405 x 492 mm., sheet 468 x 583 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £90.00
  • Asia

    Asia

    Stock No. 3214MS

    Copper-engraved map engraved by J. & G. Menzies for the first edition of  John Thomson’s New General Atlas (1814 -1818).  Image 455 x 510 mm, 18 x 20 ins, sheet 540 x 730 mm, 21 x 29 ins.  Original outline and wash hand-colouring.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Old ms. number top left corner.  Short splits at top and bottom of central vertical fold, just touching platemark at top and borderline at bottom.  Clean, fine example.

    John Thomson was an important Scottish cartographer, whose main productions were the New General Atlas and the Atlas of Scotland (1820 – 1832).  His maps sacrificed elaborate decoration in the cause of accuracy and detail;  so much so, that his expenditure on preparing the Atlas of Scotland led to his bankruptcy.

    £250.00
  • Asia from the latest Observations

    Asia from the latest Observations

    Stock No. 3174MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 107 x 118 mm., sheet 147 x 168 mm.  Original hand-colouring.  Minute worm-track upper margin.

    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
  • Asia, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Asia, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3320MS

    L’Asie.  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 273 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.  Small stain at foot just to right of central fold, across platemark but not touching engraved area.

    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
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