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  • Quin, Edward: The World at the Present Time (1846)

    Quin, Edward: The World at the Present Time (1846)

    Stock No. 3510MS

    London, Seeley, Burnside & Seeley, 1846, for the 1850 edition of Quin’s Historical Atlas.  Lithographed map with original hand-colouring, sheet 62 x 98 cms., dissected into eight sections and mounted on linen as issued, bound into buckram-covered boards using original linen stub, paper label on upper cover.  Very good condition.

    £250.00
  • Quin, Edward: The World at the Restoration of the Stuarts

    Quin, Edward: The World at the Restoration of the Stuarts

    Stock No. 3508MS

    London, Seeley, Burnside & Seeley, 1846, for the 1850 edition of Quin’s Historical Atlas.  Lithographed map with original hand-colouring, sheet 62 x 98 cms., dissected into eight sections and mounted on linen as issued, bound into buckram-covered boards using original linen stub, paper label on upper cover.  Very good condition.

    £250.00
  • Southern Hemisphere

    Southern Hemisphere

    Stock No. 3147MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 105 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.

    £80.00
  • The British Empire Throughout the World Exhibited in One View

    The British Empire Throughout the World Exhibited in One View

    Stock No. 3201MS

    Lithograph transferred from engraving by John Bartholomew (figures by A. Thom) for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image about 425 x 520, sheet 468 x 577 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring and lithographic colouring.  Faint browned area (about 40 x 15 mm.) across lower part of central fold.

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    £0.00
  • The New World, or the western hemisphere

    The New World, or the western hemisphere

    Stock No. 3143MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 105 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.

    £100.00
  • The Old World, or the eastern hemisphere

    The Old World, or the eastern hemisphere

    Stock No. 3142MS

    Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis.  Image 105 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.

    £100.00
  • The World

    The World

    Stock No. 3223MS

    A New Map of the World, Drawn from the latest and best authorities.  Copper-engraved map by Thomas Kitchin for Guthrie’s New System of Geography, 1782.  Image about 275 x 530 mm., sheet 325 x 570 mm.  One horizontal and four vertical folds as issued.  Original outline colouring.  Lower section (85 mm.) of right-hand margin remargined with contemporary paper.

    £400.00
  • The World in Hemispheres

    The World in Hemispheres

    Stock No. 3206MS

    … with Comparative Views of the Heights of the Principal Mountains and Basins of the principal Rivers on the Globe, by G.H. Swanston.  Insets of mountains and rivers.  Lithograph transferred from engraving for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image 417 x 532 mm., sheet 468 x 580 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.

    £150.00
  • The World on Mercator’s Projection

    The World on Mercator’s Projection

    Stock No. 3205MS

    Lithograph transferred from engraving by G.H. Swanston for Fullarton’s Royal Illustrated Atlas, 1864.  Image 410 x 513 mm., sheet 468 x 575 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Original hand-colouring.  A couple of minor foxing spots in bottom margin.

    £150.00
  • The World, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    The World, by Didier Robert de Vaugondy

    Stock No. 3298MS

    Mappe Monde, suivit la projection des cartes reduites.  Copper engraving with hand-colouring engraved by E. Dussy for the first edition of Didier Robert de Vaugondy’s Nouvel Atlas Portatif, 1762, (dated 1761 in cartouche).  Engraved area 240 x 393 mm., sheet 280 x 426 mm.  Two vertical folds 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
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