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  • Palæstina

    Palæstina

    Stock No. 3140MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map of Ancient Palestine, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 102 x 120 mm., sheet 147 x 170 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.

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    £0.00
  • Palestine

    Palestine

    Stock No. 3071

    Copper-engraved map engraved by J. Blundell for the Universal History, 1779.  Image 270 x 205 mm., sheet 320 x 230 mm. Later hand-colouring.  Horizontal folds as issued.

    £75.00
  • Places visited by the Phoenicians

    Places visited by the Phoenicians

    Stock No. 3097MS

    Copper-engraved map for Samuel Bochart, Geographia Sacra, in his Opera Omnia, Leiden, 1692.  (Bochart (1599-1667) was a French scholar who studies were mainly biblical and linguistic.)  Image 310 x 400 mm., sheet about 360 x 460 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  This map extends from the British Isles in the north-west to Sri Lanka (here called Taprobana) in the south-east, and features an elaborate cartouche including some of the animals described in Bochart’s Heirozoïcon.

    £300.00
  • Syria

    Syria

    Stock No. 3080MS

    Copper-engraved map by Aaron Arrowsmith senior for his New General Atlas, 1823, engraved by Sidney Hall.  Image 253 x 202 mm., sheet 288 x 230 mm.  Original outline colouring.

    £75.00
  • Syria and Egypt, with Cyprus

    Syria and Egypt, with Cyprus

    Stock No. 3106

    Copper-engraved map for Samuel Bochart, Geographia Sacra, in his Opera Omnia, Leiden, 1692.  (Bochart (1599-1667) was a French scholar who studies were mainly biblical and linguistic.)  Image 268 x 198 mm., sheet about 360 x 230 mm.  Later hand-colouring.

    £250.00
  • The Ancient World, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    The Ancient World, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3338MS

    Carte des Premiers Ages du Monde. Géographie Ecclésiastique de la Turquie d’Asie, et de la Perse. 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 245 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.

    £100.00
  • The Gulfs of Arabia and Persia, with the adjacent Regions

    The Gulfs of Arabia and Persia, with the adjacent Regions

    Stock No. 3176MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 103 x 120 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
  • The Holy Land, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    The Holy Land, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3308MS

    Judée ou Terre Sainte.  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 215 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
  • The Kingdom of Persia

    The Kingdom of Persia

    Stock No. 3165MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 117 x 99 mm., sheet 168 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.

    £120.00
  • The Site of the Garden of Eden, from Bochart’s Geographia Sacra

    The Site of the Garden of Eden, from Bochart’s Geographia Sacra

    Stock No. 3108

    Copper-engraved map for Samuel Bochart, Geographia Sacra, in his Opera Omnia, Leiden, 1692.  (Bochart (1599-1667) was a French scholar who studies were mainly biblical and linguistic.)  Image 295 x 195 mm., sheet about 360 x 230 mm.  Later hand-colouring.

    A famous and uncompromising map, “where you see the place as “graphically set forth” as though it had never vanished, and Adam and Eve walking in it, taller than the trees”.  (Leigh Hunt)

    £250.00
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