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  ASIA 
 Sri Lanka 

SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [Nineteenth century map of Sri Lanka and Southern India]
India and Ceylon. London, Baldwin & Craddock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 290 x 360mm.
Map of India and Sri Lanka with a list of European territories, British Possessions, States under British Probection and Independent States.
[Ref: 17156]    £75.00 ($97 • €82 rates)


 Persia 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Persia]
Persia. Antwerp, J.B.Vrients, 1602, Italian edition. 90 x 125mm.
Persia, from the plate engraved by the Arsenius brothers, first issued 1601, with longitude and latitude numbers in the borders. Vrients did not purchase the Arsenius plates from Keerbergen until after 1604, so he must have rented the plates or bought printed sheets for this edition. KOEMAN: Ort 61.
[Ref: 7466]    £90.00 ($116 • €99 rates)


 Near East 

LUFFMAN, John. [Chart of Iskenderun Harbour in Syria]
Alexandretta. Engrav'd for Luffmans Select Plans. 33. London: Luffman, 1802. 125 x 165mm. Stitch holes in margin.
Chart of Iskenderun Harbour during the French Revolutionary Wars, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. In 1798 Napoleon invaded Egypt, then attacked Syria the following year, although he was quickly forced to retreat.
[Ref: 12804]    £65.00 ($84 • €71 rates)


MITCHELL, S. Augustus. [19th century map of the Middle East]
Persia Arabia &c. Philadelphia, Cowperthwait: 1850. Original colour 320 x 385mm.
From 'A New Universal Atlas'. The map depicts Persia and the Arabian Peninsula in great detail, including present day Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia. Ancient cities including the Ruins of Babylon, Persepolis, Palmayra and Susa are located.
[Ref: 16990]    £100.00 ($129 • €110 rates)


 The Holy Land 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of the Holy Land]
Palæstina quce et Chanaan et Terra Promissionis vel Terra Sancta London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm. Some colour splashes.
Map of the Holy Land (the Promised land) engraved by Hatchett for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16401]    £75.00 ($97 • €82 rates)


 Turkey 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Turkey]
Turkish Dominions in Asia or Asiatic Turkey. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Asiatic Turkey engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16359]    £85.00 ($109 • €93 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Turkey & Cyprus]
Brevis Asiæ Minoris Descriptio London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm. Some colour splashes.
Map of Turkey and Cyprus engraved by Hatchett for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16400]    £75.00 ($97 • €82 rates)


  AUSTRALASIA 
 Pacific and Australasia 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Polynesia]
Nea-Polynesia, or The Islands Newly Discover’d in the Pacific Ocean London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Polynesia engraved by Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16391]    £65.00 ($84 • €71 rates)


 Australia 

COOK, Captain James. [Tasmania]
Plan of Adventure Bay on Van Diemens Land. Dublin: The United Company of Booksellers, c.1784, 270 x 220mm
A chart of Adventure Bay, Tasmania, divided into two with a detailed coastal profile in the upper register. Cook circumnavigated Tasmania and much of the Australian Coast in April 1770, at this time he was also the first European to observe the native Aboriginals. The maps from a rare Irish pirate edition of the account of his first voyage. The United Company of Booksellers was a loose conglomeration of publishers. The National Library of Canada states the 1784 Dublin edition was published by H.Chamberlaine and 26 others!
[Ref: 7855]    £100.00 ($129 • €110 rates)


 New Zealand 

HAWKESWORTH, John. [Chest of New Zealand]
No 15. [A chest of New Zealand, as a specimen of the carving of the country] London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 185 x 225mm.
An untitled illustration from Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere...', which contained the official account of Captain Cook's First Voyage. The title, as above, is taken from the index of plates).
[Ref: 16689]    £70.00 ($90 • €77 rates)


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