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  BRITISH ISLES 
 England 

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 ($2,048 • €1,832 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 ($960 • €859 rates)


 Scotland 

KITCHIN, Thomas. [A wall map of Scotland in strong original colour]
A New and Complete Map of Scotland, And Islands thereto belonging; From Actual Surveys, The Shires properly Divided, and Subdivided, the Forts lately erected & Roads of Communication, or Military Ways; Carried on by His Majesty's Command; The Tme when, and Places where the most remarkable Battles have been fought. Likewise the Roman Camps, Forts, Walls, & Military Ways; The Danish Camps, & Forts; Also the Seats of the Nobility in each Shire distinguished, with several other remarkable Places, that Occur in the History of Scotland. London: Laurie & Whitte, c.1794. Original colour. Four sheets conjoined, dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 1200 x 1015, folded into contemporary marbled slipcase. Some surface wear in unprinted areas.
A large and colourful map of Scotland, first published in the 1760s by Carington Bowles, at the end of the project to build Military Roads across Scotland. It was started by General George Wade in 1724 because of the continuing Jacobite threat and ended with the death of Major William Caulfeild in 1767. On this example the original publisher's name has been erased but, unusually, Laurie and Whittle have not added their names. Unusally the map appears in atlases in two sections, with outline colour; full-colour examples such as this are uncommon.
[Ref: 17433]    £1,500.00 ($1,920 • €1,718 rates)


  EUROPE 

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 ($2,240 • €2,004 rates)


 Belgium 

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 ($1,600 • €1,431 rates)


 Corsica 

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 ($384 • €344 rates)


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