ASH RARE BOOKS – ANTIQUE MAPS OF THE WORLD

Antique map of the world by Thomas Kitchin

ANTIQUE MAPS OF THE WORLD AT
ASH RARE BOOKS
43 HURON ROAD
LONDON SW17 8RE
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: (+44)-(0)20-8672-2263
e-mail: prints@ashrare.com


VISITORS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

ANTIQUE MAPS OF THE WORLD

CLICK ON REFRESH/RELOAD TO ENSURE YOU HAVE THE UPDATED VERSION OF THIS PAGE
ANTIQUE MAP: THE WORLD, FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES.

KITCHIN, Thomas, 1719-1784 : THE WORLD, FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES.

[London : for J. Knox, 1770]. An attractive double-hemisphere map of the world as known in the west before the discoveries of Captain Cook, with Australia and New Zealand still imperfect and shadowy outlines. Decorated with rococo work in the spandrels and a view of a distant city. Originally engraved by Thomas Kitchin for William Guthrie’s “A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar” (1770).
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 185 x 366mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 14-1/2”). Faint old folds, a few slight marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£400

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at maps@ashrare.com quoting stock number 38470 – or simply click on the button

ANTIQUE MAP: [MAP OF THE WORLD] MAPEMONDE PLANISPHERE OU CARTE GENERALE DU MONDE = GENERALE WARELD KAART.

LA FEUILLE, Daniel de, 1640-1709 : [MAP OF THE WORLD] MAPEMONDE PLANISPHERE OU CARTE GENERALE DU MONDE = GENERALE WARELD KAART.

Amsterdam : chez D. de la Feuille, [1706]. A most attractive antique map of the world in hemispheres. Originally produced for the “Oorlogs Tabletten ...” published by Daniel de la Feuille at Amsterdam in 1706.
Copper line engraving on paper, with original hand colour. Engraved surface 153 x 215mm (approx. 6” x 8-1/2”). Very minor repair to foot of fold, some slight browning and faint marking, one small hole, single vertical crease, but a very good and crisp impression, with warm and rich original colour. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£400

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at maps@ashrare.com quoting stock number 16941 – or simply click on the button

WALLIS, Edward, 1787?-1868 – publisher : A NEW MAP OF THE WORLD.

WALLIS, Edward, 1787?-1868 – publisher : A NEW MAP OF THE WORLD.

London : Edward Wallis, [ca.1820]. An extremely uncommon jigsaw map of the world, produced for educational purposes – the world in hemispheres, with six ancillary maps showing circles, zones, parallels, meridians, definitions, etc. First produced by Wallis’s father, John Wallis (1745?-1818) in 1800, but here with some revision – Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) now shown as a separate island, additional island groups in the Pacific, etc.
Copper line engraving on paper, with original hand colour. 257 x 445mm (approx. 10-1/8” x 17-1/2”). Dissected into about fifty pieces and mounted on wood; a few minor marks and specks, but complete and overall in very good condition. Just one copy (an incomplete example in the Library of Congress) of the 1800 edition located in major libraries worldwide, and none at all of this revised version.

£1,000

To purchase, call us or e-mail us at maps@ashrare.com quoting stock number 45426 – or simply click on the button

Credit Card Logos

Return to Ash Rare Books home page.
Return to Antique Maps index page.

Designed and © 2024 Ash Rare Books
e-mail: maps@ashrare.com