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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 ($1,820 • €1,610 rates)

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 ($1,950 • €1,725 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 ($975 • €863 rates)


ROCQUE, John. [A four-sheet wall map of Ireland]
A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland, Divided into Provinces, Counties and Baronies, Shewing the Archbishopricks, Bishopricks, Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns, Villages, Barracks, Mountains, Lakes, Bogs, Rivers, Bridges, Ferries, Passes; Also the Great, the Branch, & the By Post Roads, together with the Inland Navigation &c by J:Rocque Chorographer to His Majesty. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1230 x 980mm. Minor repairs to binding folds.
A detailed map of Ireland, decorated with a large cartouche featuring the title apparently written on a crumbling wall, with a cow and a Rubenesque allegorical figure representing the source of a river, presumably the Liffey. Bottom right is an inset chart of the coasts of the British Isles. Rocque is an important figure in British cartography: a French Huguenot émigré, his first works were surveys of the gardens of royalty and the nobility, including Kew Gardens, Windsor and Sion House. However he is best known for his plan of London on the vast scale of 26 inches to a mile, which took him nine years from commencement of the survey to publication in 1746. There had been no new survey since 1682, and Rocque's work started a renaissance in English mapmaking. Originally issued as a separate publication in 1760, the plates of this map passed to Robert Sayer after Rocque's death in 1762. In 1794 Robert Laurie and James Whittle paid £5,000 for their former employer's business and continued publishing Rocque's map. BONAR LAW: 93, state iii of iii.
[Ref: 16007]    £1,800.00 ($2,340 • €2,070 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 ($2,275 • €2,013 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 ($1,820 • €1,610 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 ($520 • €460 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 ($2,600 • €2,300 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 ($1,820 • €1,610 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 ($1,105 • €978 rates)

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