Auction 93, Lot 44

"[Lot of 14 maps]",

Subject: World, Miscellaneous

Period: 1755-70 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

See Description

Nice set of copper engraved maps of various parts of the world. Engraved by Lodge, Gibson and others. Several with ornate cartouches. Includes: The Geography of the Great Solar Eclipse…, A Map of the New Continent…, Old Map of the Continent…, A Genuine Plan of Cherburg…, A complete Chart of the Coast of France…, Plan of Stralsund…, The Moguls Empire…, An Accurate Map of the Seat of War in the Mediterranean…, A Map of Falkland Islands…, A New and Accurate Map of Turkey in Europe…(2x), A Map of the Rhine…, A Compleat Map of Germany…, and an untitled map of Europe, Africa and Asia showing the course of the exploration of Bougainville.


Condition: B

Various sizes, nearly all folding. All evenly toned or with faint offsetting, some trimmed close or into neatline, as issued. Most very good, but a couple only fair.

Estimate: $250 - $280

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2000