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JEFFERYS, Thomas. [A two-sheet chart of the St Lawrence River]
An Exact Chart of the River St Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti shewing the Soundings, Rocks, Shoals &c with Views of the Lands and all necessary Instructions for navigating that River to Quebec. London: Robert Sayer, 1775. Outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 610 x 950mm. A few small repairs.
A detailed chart of the St Lawrence, published close to the outbreak of the American Revolution. The main chart shows from Anticosti Island to Quebec, with the continuation to Lake Ontario in an inset above, and three other inset details.
[Ref: 14201]    £750.00 ($950 • €862 rates)

 West Indies 

JEFFERYS, Thomas. [An important 18th century English map of the Virgin Islands]
The Virgin Islands from English and Danish Surveys. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. 480 x 640mm. Originally dissected as a folding map, now re-joined and laid on canvas.
Detailed map of the British Virgin Islands, with the eastern coast of Porto Rico on the left and some of the islands of the Antilles on the right, including Anguilla, St Maartins, St Bartholomew, Saba, St Eustatia & St Christopher. At the top of the map are coastal profiles. The map was first published in the 'The West-India Atlas' in 1775, making it one of the earliest large-scale maps of the Virgin Islands.
[Ref: 16457]    £4,000.00 ($5,068 • €4,596 rates)

JEFFERYS, Thomas. [Map of 18th-century Martinique]
La Martinique par les Ingenieurs Anglais par Jefferys 1775. Paris: Le Rouge, 1779. 485 x 625mm.
A French edition of Jefferys' antique map of Martinique as published in the West India Atlas. An inset shows the Baie de Fort de France.
[Ref: 12317]    £550.00 ($697 • €632 rates)


JEFFERYS, Thomas. [A map of Cuba during the Seven Years' War]
A Map of the Isle of Cuba with the Bahama Islands, Gulf of Florida, and Windward Passage: Drawn from English and Spanish Surveys. London, 1762. 350 x 495mm. Trimmed to printed border at top, new margin added.
A map of Cuba published the year that a British expedition of five warships and 4,000 troops under George Keppel, captured Havana and the western part of the island. However at the end of the war in 1763, under the Treaty of Paris, the British swopped the island for Florida.
[Ref: 19272]    £1,100.00 ($1,394 • €1,264 rates)


JEFFERYS, Thomas. [The German possessions of the Georgian monarchs]
A New Map of the King of Great Britain's Dominions in Germany, or the Electorate of Brunswick-Luneburg and its Dependencies. London: William Faden, 1789. Original colour. 615 x 535mm.
When George I came to the British throne in 1714 he was also Elector of Hanover, with considerable territory in northern Germany. This often led to allegations that British troops were being deployed in territories to protect the monarch's personal interest rather than those of the nation, particularly in the Seven Years' War and the French Revolutionary Wars. However, on the death of William IV in 1837, Victoria came to to the British throne, but as German Salic law would not allow a female Elector, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, Victoria's uncle, became king of Hanover, ending the union.
[Ref: 7964]    £280.00 ($355 • €322 rates)

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