Auction 117, Lot 441

"Karte von Grossbritannien und Ireland. Nach Kitchin, Dorret und Jefferys Neu veirzeichnet herausgegeben", Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von

Subject: Britain

Period: 1795 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 18.5 inches
60.5 x 47 cm

Scarce, large map of the British Isles based on the cartography of Thomas Kitchin, James Dorret, and Thomas Jefferys. The map includes good detail, with an inset of the Shetland Islands and is decorated with a bold wind rose, and a garland-style title cartouche. Von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99.

References:

Condition: B

Fine impression on sturdy paper with wide original margins and original color. Couple of unobtrusive spots in map with some damp stain in blank margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006

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