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Imprint: London, 1950
Binding: Hardback
560 x 820 mm., printed colour, large folding map backed on linen within its publishers end boards complete with printed title, in very good condition.
John Bartholomew (1805-61) was the first of the family name to join a business founded in 1784. The period of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represented the height of the companies influence. The main influence of growth in the business was John George Bartholomew (1831-93). He was the inventor of layer colouring, first introduced in his maps in 1888. One of the firms first significant productions was the ‘Imperial Map of England and Wales’ derived from the Ordnance Survey. The map is a typically detailed one engraved on steel. It is drawn on a scale of half an inch to the mile. Beresiner ‘British County Maps’ pp. 52-3.
Stock number:8095.
£ 95.00 ( approx. $US 123.63 )
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Imprint: London, 1747
360 x 480 mm., in good condition.
Plan of the siege of Turin by Prince Eugene on Sept. 7, 1706 here engraved by Isaac Basire. A small assumption is made in naming the engraver Isaac as the initial could be read as a 'J' for his son James who was not born until 1730. An explanation upper left identifies the key points of the map. From Nicolas Tindal's 'Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England'. Shirley, R.W. (BL Atlases) G.RAP 1a, no. 16.
Stock number:4645.
£ 220.00 ( approx. $US 286.31 )
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Imprint: London, 1751
390 x 600 mm., full wash colour, with a double fold as issued in the book. In good condition.
A beautifully engraved bird's-eye view of the Rock of Gibraltar by Isaac Basire. An explanation lower left identifies the key points. From Nicolas Tindal's 'Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England'. Shirley, R.W. (BL Atlases) G.RAP-1a, no. 7.
Stock number:8172.
£ 275.00 ( approx. $US 357.88 )
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Imprint: London, 1747
360 x 480 mm. With a double fold as issued in the book. A fine example.
A beautifully engraved bird's-eye panoramic view of the town of Casal by Isaac Basire. It is depicted flanking the River Po. From Nicolas Tindal's 'Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England'. Shirley, R.W. (BL Atlases) G.RAP-1a, no. 17.
Stock number:4646.
£ 195.00 ( approx. $US 253.77 )
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Imprint: Paris, c.1760
280 x 420 mm., in early wash colour, light dirt to some of the margins otherwise in good condition.
This copperplate engraving is a fine example of the school of prints known loosely as 'Vue d'Optique'. They are most easily recognised by there consistent dimensions and style with notable blue wash skies. They are a form of perspective view which were popular during the eighteenth century in Europe. They were designed to be viewed through an optical device known as a 'zograscope' or 'optique', and were issued by many different publishers in various cities. This one is by Paul-Andre Basset who is part of an extensive family of print publishers in Paris. It is a fine bird's-eye view of the Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome and is much the same today as it is in the view.
Stock number:7384.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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Imprint: Paris, 4 May 1766
280 x 415 mm., early wash colour, with large deckled edge margins, in good condition.
This copperplate engraving is a fine example of the school of prints known loosely as 'Vue d'Optique'. They are most easily recognised by there consistent dimensions and style with notable blue wash skies. They are a form of perspective view which were popular during the eighteenth century in Europe. They were designed to be viewed through an optical device known as a 'zograscope' or 'optique', and were issued by many different publishers in various cities. This one is by Paul-Andre Basset who is part of an extensive family of print publishers in Paris. It is a fine bird's-eye view of the Foundling Hospital in London founded in 1741 by Thomas Coram. He was a philanthropic sea captain who set up the home as a place for children to be educated and housed who had been abandoned or deserted. The word hospital was used more openly in those days to refer to hospitality rather than today's meaning of more medical needs.
Stock number:7382.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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Imprint: Paris, c.1760
280 x 405 mm., in early wash colour, light mark to the lower right corner of the margin, otherwise in good condition.
This copperplate engraving is a fine example of the school of prints known loosely as 'Vue d'Optique'. They are most easily recognised by there consistent dimensions and style with notable blue wash skies. They are a form of perspective view which were popular during the eighteenth century in Europe. They were designed to be viewed through an optical device known as a 'zograscope' or 'optique', and were issued by many different publishers in various cities. This one is by Paul-Andre Basset who is part of an extensive family of print publishers in Paris. It is a fine view of the approach to the royal palace of Versailles.
Stock number:8897.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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Imprint: Paris, c.1760
235 x 415 mm., early wash colour, now binding marks, some minor edge tears in the very large margins, otherwise in good condition.
This copperplate engraving is a fine example of the school of prints known loosely as 'Vue d'Optique'. They are most easily recognised by there consistent dimensions and style with notable blue wash skies. They are a form of perspective view which were popular during the eighteenth century in Europe. They were designed to be viewed through an optical device known as a 'zograscope' or 'optique', and were issued by many different publishers in various cities. This one is by Paul-Andre Basset who is part of an extensive family of print publishers in Paris. It is a fine bird's-eye view of Covent Garden flower market. It began in a small manner in 1649 but following the Great Fire of London in 1666 which destroyed the markets in the City grew considerably. By the 1760s the market occupied much of the square.
Stock number:7381.
£ 195.00 ( approx. $US 253.77 )
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Imprint: London & Aylesbury, Watson & Hazell, 1870
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback
Duodecimo (185 x 130 mm.), original publishers brown cloth, ornate gilt panelling, gilt titles to the front board and the spine. pp. vii, 127, with 8 plates from photographs. In good condition.
First edition, published to mark the opening of a new town hall. An early photographic book of the town and surroundings of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. The photographs are the work of H. V. Lemenager or Bushey.
Stock number:7378.
£ 95.00 ( approx. $US 123.63 )
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Imprint: London & Aylesbury, Watson & Hazell, 1870
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback
Duodecimo (185 x 130 mm.), original publishers brown cloth, panellied, gilt titles to the spine. pp. vii, 127, in good condition.
First edition, published to mark the opening of a new town hall. An description of the town and surroundings of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.
Stock number:7379.
£ 50.00 ( approx. $US 65.07 )
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Imprint: Nuremberg, 1690
165 x 130 mm., in good condition.
The source of this town plan of Canterbury is the VERY RARE 'Das Neu-Geharnischte Gross-Britannien' published in Nuremberg by Johann C. Beer in 1690. It contained a series of town plans of the British Isles derived from various sources including Braun and Hogenberg, Speed, and even Merian. The map of Scotland in the atlas is engraved by Johann Baptist Homann who may have engraved the rest of the work also. Fordham 'Town Plans of the British Isles', in 'Map Collectors' Circle' no. 22 p. 10; Shirley BL I T.Beer 2a no. 18; Tooley (1999-2004).
Stock number:7223.
£ 90.00 ( approx. $US 117.13 )
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Imprint: Leiden, 1727
Duodecimo (165 x 100 mm.), 8 volumes, full contemporary marbled calf, gilt ruled, with ornate gilt ruled compartments with raised bands and gilt titles. With 243 plates and maps. With light wear to one or two spines, otherwise a good example.
The noted publisher Pierre Van der Aa dedicated this work on Great Britain to Queen Anne. In the ensuing years he published similar works of Italy, Spain and Portugal, Rome and Switzerland. Of the author James Beeverall nothing is known beyond this work. The text is drawn from the earlier works of Camden, Speed and Chamberlayne. First published in 1707 this second edition is greatly expanded and updated. Despite many images being derived from earlier published works they are by no means slavish copies. Many bear additional decoration of features. A beautiful English topographical work with numerous double page town views and country seats. Adams (1967) 20; Brunet (1860-80) 1735; Lowndes (1864) 146; Upcott (1968) p. xxiv.
Stock number:7613.
£ 1950.00 ( approx. $US 2537.73 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1575
120 x 170 mm., in fine condition.
A rare view of Zurich, Switzerland, from Francois de Belleforest's La Cosmographie Universelle published in Paris, 1575. The verso contains a further view of Lucerne. Pastoureau Belleforest I 2 no. 27; Shirley Atlases in the BL T.Belf 1a.
Stock number:4743.
£ 175.00 ( approx. $US 227.74 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1575
230 x 250 mm., in fine condition.
A rare view of Geneva, Switzerland, from Francois de Belleforest's La Cosmographie Universelle published in Paris, 1575. The view is derived from that of Du Pinet. Pastoureau Belleforest I 2 no. 1; Shirley Atlases in the BL T.Belf 1a.
Stock number:4744.
£ 200.00 ( approx. $US 260.28 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1575
320 x 485 mm., in fine old wash colour, woodblock printing with very light toning to the verso, two very minor holes lower left side, otherwise in excellent condition.
A rare map from Francois de Belleforest’s ‘La Cosmographie Universelle’ published in 1575. The work contained 160 maps and plates derived mainly from either Sebastian Munster or George Braun and Frans Hogenberg. This particular desirable plan of London is drawn from the latter first published in 1572. Despite the Belleforest being listed as the THIRD PRINTED PLAN OF LONDON it is in reality only the second available. There is no known complete example of the first. Darlington & Howgego (1964) no. 3; Pastoureau (1984) p. 57 no. 4; Shirley (2004) T.Belf 1a.
Stock number:8389.
£ 3950.00 ( approx. $US 5140.53 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1575
235 x 100 mm., woodblock in fine condition.
An uncommon map from Belleforest's 'La Cosmographie Universelle' published in 1575. Pastoureau Belleforest I 2 no. 16.
Stock number:3157.
£ 295.00 ( approx. $US 383.91 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
21.5 x 33cm. In excellent condition, with some wash colour.
Folding plan of the city. Ex 'Petit Atlas Maritime'.
Stock number:3096.
£ 45.00 ( approx. $US 58.56 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1753
60 x 81 cm., on lovely thick paper, some manuscript markings in left margin otherwise fine
A fine detailed sea chart of the Channel Islands published in the Depot de la Marine's 'Neptune Francois'. Pastoureau, M. Neptune Francais C.17.
Stock number:3014.
£ 350.00 ( approx. $US 455.49 )
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Imprint: Amsterdam, 1773
Binding: Hardback
Quarto (280 x 225 mm.), contemporary quarter calf, marbled paper boards, light wear. With 9, (3) pp., typographic title page, Avertissement, Table Indicative and Liste des Cartes. With 40 copper plate engraved maps, some folding, all in very good full contemporary wash colour. With waterstain to bottom of first 2 blank endpapers and titlepage, otherwise in good condition.
A very nice atlas which covers the non-European world. All the maps are in very fine early wash colour. Provenance: Charles Deveraux manuscript ownership mark on front flyleaf and title page.
Stock number:7645.
£ 2950.00 ( approx. $US 3839.13 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1763
41 x 58.5 cm. Uncoloured chart, with a large inset of the island of Cayenne. Rhumb lines. Some creasing and marking to bottom margin.
Stock number:3306.
£ 100.00 ( approx. $US 130.14 )
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