Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 235

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
D'ANVILLE, JEAN-BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON and HARRISON, JOHN. D'Anville's Atlas, Containing a Map of the World, the World in Twelve Maps; and Twelve Maps of the Most Interesting Parts of the World Upon a Large Scale. Also Eleven Maps of Ancient Geography for the Study of Ancient History. Engraved title-page, 41 double-page or full page engraved maps. Folio, 22x16 inches, contemporary 1/2 calf over marbled boards, wants rebinding; many maps with original outline hand-color; intermittent foxing and offsetting. London: John Harrison, 1792

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Scarce complete atlas of Harrison's English derivation of D'Anville's maps. 36 maps are present as described in the title plus 5 additional engraved 18th century maps bound in: Thomas Kitchen A General Map of England and Wales, 1766; Thomas Jefferys A New and Accurate Map of the Kingdom of Ireland, 1759; John Rocque A New Map of France in Which the Post Stages are Exactly Expressed, 1761; J.B. Nolin El Reyno de Espana, 1762; James Dorret A Correct Map of Scotland 1751 on two sheets (a reduced version of his important wall map).