Auction 122, Lot 458

"[Lot of 4] Die Gegend um London Nro. 84 [and] General Karte von Grossbritannien und Ireland Nro. 78 [and] Des Konigreichs England Westlicher Theil… Nro. 82. [and] Des Konigreichs England Sudlicher Theil… Nro. 80", Von Reilly, Franz

Subject: Britain

Period: 1789 (circa)

Publication: Schauplatz der funf Theile der Welt

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

Fran von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99. Sizes vary slightly.

1) Die Gegend um London Nro. 84 is a map of London extending to Essex, Surrey and Middlesex. The map has good detail and is decorated with a title cartouche upheld by two putti.
2) General Karte von Grossbritannien und Ireland Nro. 78 is a handsome map of the British Isles with good detail, including an inset of the Shetland Islands. It is decorated with a title cartouche styled as a tablet within a landscape.
3) Des Konigreichs England Westlicher Theil… Nro. 82 is a detailed map of western England.
4) Des Konigreichs England Sudlicher Theil… Nro. 80 shows southern England, with the tip of Cornwall shown in inset.

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Condition: A

All maps very good with nice impressions, original color and wide margins. One or two minor spots in the maps.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2007

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