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  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3004MS

    Copper-engraved map by the Sieur Robert (i.e. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy) engraved by G. Rollos for the first edition of Brookes’ Gazetteer, 1762.  Image 190 x 299 mm., sheet about 210 x 320 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £130.00
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3005MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Jefferys for the 11th edition of Salmon’s Geographical Grammar, 1769.  Image 182 x 230 mm., sheet about 250 x 200 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued, and a couple of light creases.  Right-hand margin strengthened on verso with old paper strip about 20mm. wide.

    £120.00
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3006MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Bowen, 1782.  Image 195 x 235 mm., sheet about 210 x 270 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £130.00
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3007MS

    Copper-engraved map for Alexander Kincaid’s Geographical .. Grammar, sole edition, 1790.  The engraver’s name is shown as McIntyre. Image 190 x 220 mm, sheet  about 210 x 240 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Some faint offsetting.  Vertical folds as issued.

    Kincaid’s Grammar, published in two volumes in 1790, is by far the scarcest of the late 18C. gazetteers, and copies appear on the market rarely.

    £130.00
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3008MS

    Copper-engraved map published c. 1797, probably for Brookes’ Gazetteer, engraved by John Russell.  Image 223 x 190 mm., sheet about 214 x 255 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.

    £100.00
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3193MS

    Copper-engraved map of the European Settlements in North America, by Thomas Kitchin, 1776.  Image 320 x 238 mm., sheet 368 x 263 mm.  One vertical and three horizontal folds as issued.  Later hand-colouring.

    £180.00
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3217MS

    Copper-engraved map dated 1814 for the first edition of  John Thomson’s New General Atlas (1814 -1818).  Image 495 x 590 mm., sheet 540 x 730 mm.  Original outline  hand-colouring.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Old ms. number top left corner.   Small stain at head of central fold, otherwise a 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
  • North America

    North America

    Stock No. 3221MS

    Copper-engraved map by Thomas Kitchin for William Guthrie’s New System of Modern Geography, 1782.  Image 337 x 360 mm., sheet 360 x 440 mm.  One horizontal and two vertical folds as issued.  Original outline colouring.  Lower right-hand margin neatly remargined (120 mm.) with contemporary paper.

    £300.00
  • North America, including The West Indies

    North America, including The West Indies

    Stock No. 3168MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 100 x 117 mm., sheet 147 x 170 mm.  Original hand-colouring.  Pale mark left side of top 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.

    £150.00
  • Northern South America, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Northern South America, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3315MS

    Terre-Ferme, Perou, Brésil, Pays de l’Amazone.  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 284 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.  Two marginal stains on lower edge of sheet, not extending more than 8mm., well away from 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
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