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  • 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  (Although stated to be “drawn from the latest and best authorities” this issue was unrevised and is therefore outdated at the time of publication.)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.

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    £0.00
  • 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
  • Central America, Mexico, & the West Indies, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Central America, Mexico, & the West Indies, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3306MS

    Nouvelle Espagn, Nouvelle Méxique, Isles Antilles.  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 310 mm., sheet 280 x 394 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  The cartouche designed and engraved by J. Arrivet.  The first state of this map.  Unobtrusive stain at lower left hand corner of map (about 15 mm. diameter) and marginal stains to bottom edge of sheet, not extending more than 10 mm. from edge and well below platemark.

    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.

    £140.00
  • East and West Florida

    East and West Florida

    Stock No. 3011MS

    Copper-engraved map engraved by J. Prockter for The London Magazine, 1765.  Image 184 x 217 mm., sheet about 200 x 255 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.  Printed on thick paper.  The issue of this map reflects the interest in the British acquisitions in Florida after the Peace of Paris in 1763.

    £250.00
  • Louisiana, Virginia, Carolina & Florida (untitled)

    Louisiana, Virginia, Carolina & Florida (untitled)

    Stock No. 3010MS

    Copper-engraved untitled map by John Gibson for The Gentleman’s Magazine, June 1763.  Image 180 x 242 mm., sheet about 205 x 260 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Printed on thick paper.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £200.00
  • Newfoundland

    Newfoundland

    Stock No. 3068MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Kitchin for The London Magazine, 1762.  Image 176 x 245 mm., sheet about 200 x 265 mm.  Printed on thick paper.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £200.00
  • Newfoundland

    Newfoundland

    Stock No. 3197MS

    Map of Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island &c.  Lithograph transferred from engraving by Stanford’s for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image 417 x 520 mm., sheet 468 x 570 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £80.00
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