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KITCHIN, Thomas. [A four-sheet wall map of England and Wales]
A New Map of England & Wales, Drawn from several Surveys on the New Projection; Corrected from Astronomical Observations, and the Places marked where the Observat.ns were made... The Canals inserted in 1792 by J.Phillips. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1280 x 1080mm. Minor repairs to binding folds.
A wall map of England and Wales, with the roads and canals marked. The elaborate title cartouche represents: the country's wealth, with sheep, fish and a chest of coins; and military & naval superiority, with a solider, sailor and a clock, the essential navigational tool.
[Ref: 16009]    £1,600.00 ($2,155 • €1,800 rates)

 English Counties 

KITCHIN, Thomas. [Elegant Map of Cornwall from the monumental 'Large English Atlas']
A New Improved Map of Cornwall from the Best Surveys & Intelligences Divided into its Hundreds.. London, John Tinney, c.1753. Original colour. 530 x 700mm. A fine example with wide margins.
A fine antique map of Cornwall from the largest county atlas published up to that time. The maps were issued separately from 1749 until the atlas was completed in 1760; the cost of producing such a large atlas was huge, and Tinney found he could not continue on his own so he had to bring in partners, including Thomas Bowles & John Bowles and Robert Sayer. To find only Tinney's name in the imprint means that this map is an early example.
[Ref: 11936]    £750.00 ($1,010 • €844 rates)


KITCHIN, Thomas. [Wall map of Europe published during the French Revolutionary Wars]
Europe Divided into its Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics, &c.r by Tho.s Kitchin, Hydrographer to the King, with many Additions and Improvements from the latest Surveys and Observations of Mr D'Anville. London: Laurie & Whittle. 1795. Original colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1015 x 1210mm.
A large and very attractive wall map of Europe in original colour and with great detail, either side of the map are two columns of explanatory text giving various details about each country. With a rococo title cartouche depicting the tools of a mapmaker and a series of ensigns of various nations along the bottom margin, including the 13 star American flag officially adopted after the end of the War of Independance in 1783 .
[Ref: 16017]    £1,750.00 ($2,357 • €1,969 rates)


KITCHIN, Thomas. [A wall map of the British Flanders Campaign of the French Revolutionary War]
A New Map of the Netherlands or Low Countries, with the South Part of the Provinces of Holland, Utrecht, & Gelders, and the whole of Zeeland. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original full body colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen as issued. Total 980 x 1210mm. A few signs of use.
A folding map of the Austrian Netherlands, published during the Flanders Campaign of the French Revolutionary War. The large vignette above the title shows the Siege of Valenciennes in 1793, in which the British and Austrians under Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, took the city from the Republicans. Frederick, shown here on horseback, waving his hat, was welcomed by the French population, who tore down the Republican Tricolour and proclaimed him King of France. Unfortunately this was one of the few successes of the campaign: the following year the Coalition was forced to retreat, reaching Bremen in Hanover in the Spring of 1795, leaving the Dutch Republic in the hands of France. This is an unusual presentation of this map: normally it is found in Laurie & Whittle atlases with basic outline colour, so this example seems to have been published in the short period of Allied success, possibly for a serving officer.
[Ref: 15434]    £1,250.00 ($1,684 • €1,406 rates)


KITCHIN, Thomas. [A detailed 18th century antique map of Corsica]
A New Map of the Island of Corsica, Divided into Cantons, called Pieves. London, 1762, 250 x 185mm. Two horizontal folds. Some splitting inside the image on the the lower left.
Map of Corsica, with a decorative title vignette with galleon, and a compass rose.
[Ref: 12119]    £300.00 ($404 • €338 rates)

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