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  • South America

    South America

    Stock No. 3198MS

    South America, with the latest additions and rectifications of Pentland, Parish, Fitzroy, Herndon, &c.  Lithograph transferred from engraving by G.H. Swanston, for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image 485 x 380 mm., sheet 584 x 468 mm.  Central horizontal fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £70.00
  • The West Indies

    The West Indies

    Stock No. 3195MS

    Lithograph transferred from engraving by G.H. Swanston for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Insets of the smaller islands.   Image 410 x 527 mm., sheet 468 x 580 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £80.00
  • A Chart of the Delaware Bay and River

    A Chart of the Delaware Bay and River

    Stock No. 3014MS

    Copper-engraved map for The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1779.  Image 182 x 232 mm., sheet 210 x 270mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Printed on thick paper.  Vertical folds as issued. A fresh example with good margins.

    £75.00
  • A Map of the New Governments of East & West Florida

    A Map of the New Governments of East & West Florida

    Stock No. 3012MS

    Copper-engraved map by John Gibson for The Gentleman’s Magazine, November 1763.  Image 190 x 250 mm., sheet about 205 x 265 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.  Printed on thick paper.  Published shortly after British territorial gains under the Peace of Paris.

    £300.00
  • America, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    America, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3311MS

    L’Amerique.  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 222 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.

    £200.00
  • British Dominions in America

    British Dominions in America

    Stock No. 3226MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Kitchin for William Guthrie’s New System of Geography, 1782.  Small inset map of the southern part of Florida.  (Although stated to be “drawn from the latest and best authorities” this issue was unrevised and is therefore outdated at the time of publication.)  Image 340 x 375 mm., sheet 360 x 430 mm.  Original outline colouring.  Lower section of right-hand margin (137 mm.) remargined with contemporary paper.

    £350.00
  • British Possessions in North America and United States

    British Possessions in North America and United States

    Stock No. 3163MS

    …. with Vermont, Kentucky and Tennessee.  (These states joined the Union in 1791, 1792 and 1796 respectively.  This map is one of the earliest foreign maps to chart these accessions.)

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 120 x 104 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.

    £160.00
  • British West Indian Possessions, Northern

    British West Indian Possessions, Northern

    Stock No. 3210MS

    Maps of Bermuda and of Jamaica surrounded by vignetted views, including Government Dock Yard, Bermuda, and Port Royal Harbour, Jamaica.  Lithograph transferred from engraving for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Sheet 468 x 323 mm.  Original hand-colouring.  Stitching holes/splits along extreme left-hand edge, strengthened with conservation tape verso.

    £250.00
  • Canada & Eastern North America, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Canada & Eastern North America, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3301MS

    Canada, Louisiane, Possessions Angl.  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 290 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.

    £180.00
  • Central America

    Central America

    Stock No. 3204MS

    The (Late) Confederated States of Central America; the Mexican States of Chiapa, Tabasco & Yucatan; and British Honduras.  According to Squier Keipert, &c.  By John MacNab Esq. F.R.G.S.  Lithograph transferred from engraving by John Bartholomew, for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image 520 x 408 mm., sheet 580 x 468 mm.  Central horizontal fold, as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £90.00
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