Auction 130, Lot 415

"Europe Plate III", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Europe

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 13.8 inches
39.4 x 35.1 cm

This finely engraved map is from a series of four sheets titled, A Correct Map of Europe Divided into its Empires Kingdoms &c Drawn from the most Approved Maps and Charts regulated by Astron. Observat. Kitchen borrowed extensively from the work of d'Anville, Robert de Vaugondy and other preeminent geographers of his time, to produce this highly detailed map of Europe. Named places are shown in abundance and boundaries are included. This sheet covers Western Europe, and has its own border; thus stands on its own.


Condition: B+

There are a couple professional repairs and a couple short tears in the blank margins, not affecting the map. There are some faint spots in the map, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 12/2/2009