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  • Aegean Sea

    Aegean Sea

    Stock No. 3101

    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 365 x 330 mm., sheet about 460 x 390 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  Vertical folds as issued.  Remargined (120 mm.) bottom right.

    £300.00
  • Asia Minor

    Asia Minor

    Stock No. 3139MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 100 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.

    £50.00
  • Graeciæ antiquæ

    Graeciæ antiquæ

    Stock No. 3138MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map of Ancient Greece, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 98 x 116 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.

    £50.00
  • Greece and Archipelago with part of Anadoli

    Greece and Archipelago with part of Anadoli

    Stock No. 3171MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 98 x 118 mm., sheet 147 x 168 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.

    £80.00
  • Hungary & Turkey in Europe [The Balkans], by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Hungary & Turkey in Europe [The Balkans], by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3312MS

    Hongrie, Turquie Europ.  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 200 x 280 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.

     

    £120.00
  • Italiæ veteris

    Italiæ veteris

    Stock No. 3137MS

     

    Miniature copper-engraved map of Ancient Italy, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 117 x 102 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.

    £50.00
  • Italy

    Italy

    Stock No. 3157MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 120 x 102 mm., sheet 168 x 147 mm.  Original hand-colouring.  Tiny spot in left-hand 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.

    £80.00
  • Mediterranean & Middle East

    Mediterranean & Middle East

    Stock No. 3103MS

    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 323 x 400 mm., sheet about 360 x 465 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  The map describes the dispersal of humanity after the fall of the Tower of Babel.  Bochart beleived this event to be the key to the dispersal of different languages.  Vertical folds as issued, and a few minor horizontal creases.

    £300.00
  • Orbis Romani, pars occidentalis

    Orbis Romani, pars occidentalis

    Stock No. 3132MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map of the western part of the Roman empire, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 120 x 100 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.

    £50.00
  • Orbis Romani, pars orientalis

    Orbis Romani, pars orientalis

    Stock No. 3133MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map of the eastern part of the Roman empire, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 120 x 100 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.

    £50.00
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