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  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

THOMSON, John. [The north eastern states of the USA]
Northern Provinces of the United States. Edinburgh: John Thomson, 1817. Original colour. 530 x 620mm.
A map of the United States from Pennsylvania and Delaware north to 'The District of Main', published only two years after the end of the War of 1812. Surprisingly for the date, there are still inaccuracies, particularly in the shapes of Vermont and Rhode Island. At the top is a vignette view of Niagara Falls.
[Ref: 18765]    £300.00 ($383 • €340 rates)


THOMSON, John. [Early 19th century map of he south eastern states of the USA]
Southern Provinces of the United States. Edinburgh: John Thomson, 1817. Original colour. 530 x 620mm.
A map of the United States from Virginia and Maryland south to ''West Florida'' and ''E. Florida', published only two years after the end of the War of 1812. Georgia still stretches to the Mississippi River, the year that Mississippi State entered the Union and two years before Alabama joined. Ohio is named but not delineated, despite entering the Union in 1803. At the top is a vignette view 'Chracteristic Scenery of the Hudson River', despite the New York region not being the focus of the map.
[Ref: 18766]    £650.00 ($831 • €736 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Scotland 

THOMSON, John. [An unusual variant of Thomson's antique map of Scotland]
Scotland. Edinburgh, John Thomson, c.1825. Original colour. Map 600 x 540mm, with extra printed table borders, total 675 x 810mm, dissected and laid on linen, folded into a marbled slipcase with title label. Slipcase worn.
Although the imprint states that this map was 'Drawn and Engraved for Thomson's New General Atlas', this example has been issued folded with an engraved text description of Scotland, a table of roads of Scotland, and a table of the places on the Mail Coach Road between Edinburgh and London via York. The slipcase label reads 'A New Travelling Map of Scotland... Constructed from Mr Arrowsmith's Celebrated map... Published by John Thomson & Co.'. Curiously, the map appears to be printed on the verso of sheets of other Thomson maps: the Scotland map on 'The Southern Hemisphere'; the Scottish road table on 'Denmark and the Faroe Islands'; and 'the Edinburgh-London table on South America'. This is only obvious when held up to the light.
[Ref: 12322]    £400.00 ($511 • €453 rates)


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