"Lot of 64 Maps and Engravings",
Period: 1748-49 (published)
Publication: Allgemeiner Historie der Reisen zu wasser und Lande…
Color: Black & White
64 copper engravings from this German travel book. Include numerous folding maps by Bellin all with decorative cartouches and compass roses. The plates depicting animals, instruments, forts, and villages are also finely engraved with borders and cartouches. All with damp stains, tears, and some with paper loss. Needs significant cleaning, but there are some lovely maps and plates in the group worth salvaging.