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 London Maps 

WYLD, James. [A large and fine wall map of London]
London and its Environs. London, c.1875. Coloured. Dissected & laid on linen as issued, 1090 x 1300mm.
A very large and detailed map of London in fine original colour, extending from Kew Bridge in the west, clockwise to Highgate, Leytonstone, Canning Town, Greenwich & Blackheath, Norwood and Richmond Park. The map is within a printed frame, pasted on, which contains the title and lists of parishes. HYDE: D & H 415.
[Ref: 13722]    £4,000.00 ($5,660 • €4,588 rates)


CAMPBELL, Robert. [Wall Map of Scotland]
A New and Correct Map of Scotland or North Britain with all the Post and Military Roads, Divisions &ca. Drawn from the Most Approved Surveys Illustrated with Many Additional Improvements, and Regulated by the Latest Astronomical Observations by Lieutenant Campbell. London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1230 x 1070mm. Minor repairs to binding folds.
A huge map of Scotland, based on the Marcus Armstrong map first published by Sayer & Bennett in 1782, but here revised with improved western coastlines by Admiralty surveyor Lieutenant Robert Campbell.
[Ref: 16013]    £1,400.00 ($1,981 • €1,606 rates)

CARRINGTON, Frederick Augustus. [A Victorian wall map of Scotland]
A Map of Scotland Divided into Counties Shewing The principal Roads, Railways, Rivers, Canals, Lochs, Mountains, Islands, &c. on a Scale of Five Miles to an Inch. London: Samuel Lewis, c.1846. Steel engraving with original colour. Six sheets, dissected and laid on linen in three horizontal sections. Each section 645 x 1340mm, total if joined 1935 x 1340mm. Each section folded into original morocco gilt covers. Covers worn.
A superbly-detailed map of Scotland, a true group effort: the map itself was drawn by Frederick Carrington, the hatchuring of the many hills by George William Carrington; the printing plate was a mixture of engraving by John Dower and etching by Thomas Harwood; but the vignette of Melrose Abbey was drawn by Thomas Allom and engraved by Henry Griffiths. It was published as the map to accompany Samuel Lewis's 'Topographical Dictionary of Scotland'.
[Ref: 15037]    £750.00 ($1,061 • €860 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 ($2,476 • €2,007 rates)

TRAUX, Maximilian de. [A wall map of Europe according to the Congress of Vienna]
Carte Générale et Itinéraire de L'Europe Divisée en Tous les États d'après le Congrèss sw Vienne & autres traités postérieurs. Vienna: Artaria & Comp., 1818. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in nine sections as issued, total if joined 1400 x 1740mm.
A large and detailed wall map, depicting the boundaries of Europe as settled by the Congress of Vienna (1814-5), settling the changes caused by the Napoleonic War. Besides these borders this map is interesting for its depiction of the coach roads and use of hatchuring to display relief. Maximilian de Traux (c.1765-c1830) was a colonel of the Austrian milirary engineers. From 1803 he was active in Dalmatia, improving the defences of Zadar, but also surveying Dalmatia (witrh a map published 1810) and its cities.
[Ref: 17177]    £1,400.00 ($1,981 • €1,606 rates)

LIZARS, William Home. [Wall map of Europe]
Europe Exhibiting Its Present Political Divisions. Edinburgh, c. 1830, original colour, 750 x 900mm.
A very large and attractive map of Europe in vibrant original colour on four joined double sheets as issued. Drawn and engraved by William Home Lizars, a member of the important family of Scottish cartographers and publishers active in Edinburgh in the first half of the 19th century. The family had a prolific output of maps and atlases.
[Ref: 8919]    £400.00 ($566 • €459 rates)

BRUÉ, Adrien Hubert. [Wall map of Europe in 1844 once owned by Louis-Philippe, last king of France.]
Carte Physique, Routière et Politique d'Europe, d'après les Dernieres Traites de Paix. Paris: Charles Picquet, 1844. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1250 x 1870mm. With red octagonal ink stamp with crown and initials "L.P".
A large format map of Europe, highlighting the boundary changes according to peace treaties. Recent years had seen Russia's gains from Persia in the Caucasus (1828), an independent Greece with Russia's increased territory in the Balkans (1829-32) and Belgium's borders (Treaty of the Eighty Articles, 1831). The ink stamp seems to be a variant of that of Louis-Philippe (1773-1850), the last king of France, who was forced to abdicate in the French Revolution of 1848. He spent the last years of his life in England.
[Ref: 14090]    £2,000.00 ($2,830 • €2,294 rates)

MENETRIER, F. [A wall map of Europe illustrated with military uniforms]
Carte de Europe Publiée par Le Petit Journal. Paris, c.1900. Colour-printed wood engraving. 940 x 1095mm. Small repairs to folds.
A highly decorative map of Europe, surroundded with vignette illustrations. Along the top are views of 10 landmarks, including the Louvre. Westminster Abbey, Moscow's Kremlin and the Parthenon. Around the other three sides are illustrations of the uniforms of 26 European countries. In the corners of the map are the title, a view of the Petit Journal's premises in Paris, and comparitive tables of mountain heights and buildings including the newly-completed Eiffel Tower and Washington Monument. As this map was published as a supplement to the French 'Petit Journal' the ephemeral nature of this map makes surviving examples very unusual.
[Ref: 16006]    £1,400.00 ($1,981 • €1,606 rates)


JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [Brabant on Four Sheets]
Le Duché de Brabant... Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, c.1705. Original colour. Four sheets joined in pairs, each pair 500 x 800mm.
A large and decorative map from Mortier's issue of Jaillot's 'Atlas Nouveau', with fine baroque title and scale cartouches. KOEMAN: Mor 1.
[Ref: 7648]    £850.00 ($1,203 • €975 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 ($1,769 • €1,434 rates)

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