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  AMERICA 

ARROWSMITH, Aaron. [Wall map of America at the beginning of the 19th century]
Map of America. London: Aaron Arrowsmith, 1804. Original colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen as one, as issued, total 1220 x 1480mm. A little wear to linen folds.
A large wall map of America by the leading British cartographer of the period, carefully compiled from the latest sources, including Mackenzie's exploration of Arctic America, George Vancouver on the Pacific north-west and William Bligh's second Breadfruit Voyage in the South Pacific (the Mutiny on the Bounty occured on the First). It is a fine example of Arrowsmith's more scientific approach to cartography, with decoration giving way to precise detail; however he still included a finely-engraved title cartouche, featuring a moose, breadfruit and other flora and fauna.
[Ref: 13534]    £2,800.00 ($3,640 • €3,130 rates)


  ASIA 

ARROWSMITH, Aaron. [Wall map of Asia]
Asia. To Major James Rennell, Esq.r F.R.S. &c. &c. This Map is Inscribed, by His much Obliged Humble Servant A: Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. London: Arrowsmith, 1801. Original colour. Four sheets, each c. 630 x 730mm, total joined approx. 1260 x 1470mm. Slight damage to left margin on each sheet.
A superbly detailed wall map, marking the routes of the explorers. It is a significant advance on other maps of the period, incorporating the work of surveyors like James Rennell, to whom the map was dedicated. Rennell was surveyor-general of the East India Company's dominions in Bengal and the information published in his 'Bengal Atlas' in 1779 appears here. Arrowsmith has also included topographical detail like mountain ranges in remarkable detail in regions as remote as Tibet.
[Ref: 11786]    £2,000.00 ($2,600 • €2,236 rates)


 India 

ARROWSMITH, Aaron. [Early 19th Century map of Hindoostan]
Map of Hindoostan drawn for Mill's History of British India by A. Arrowsmith London: Sydney Hall, 1817. 620 x 520mm.
Detailed map of Hindoostan showing the British Possessions.
[Ref: 16045]    £600.00 ($780 • €671 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 England 

ARROWSMITH, Aaron. [A late-Georgian wall map of England and Wales in fine colour]
Map of the Hills, Rivers, Canals and Principal Roads of England and Wales Upon a Scale of Six Miles to an Inch. Exhibiting Most of the Places Whose Situation has been ascertained by the Stations and Intersections of the Trigonometrical Survey. London, 1813-1820. Original colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections as issued, total if joined 1820mm x 14600mm, with marbled chemise.
A large and detailed map of England and Wales, with the counties delineated with fine original hand colour. Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) was at the forefrond of the new, more scientific approach to mapping, reducing the ornament and concentrating on exactitude. However the quality of the colour means this is very striking map. Originally published in 1813, this example has been undated for re-issue in 1820, when Arrowsmith became 'Hydrographer to the King', when George IV became king instead of Prince Regent.
[Ref: 16225]    £900.00 ($1,170 • €1,006 rates)


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