England and Wales.
W. Snow, Publisher Theobald's Road. [n.d., c.1815.]
Coloured engraving. Sheet 140 x 105mm. Laid on card as issued, some staining. An anthropomorphic caricature of England and Wales as a grotesque man, frothing tankard in hand, riding a monstrous dolphin, his blue cape creating Wales. It is a smaller copy of Robert Dighton's 'Geography Bewitched'. This example appears to be an early state, before 'A Caricature of' was added above the title box.
[Ref: 42819] £320.00
Isle de Wight, Dressés sur les Derniers Memoires.
H. van Loon Sculp.
A paris chez N:de Fer dans l'Ille du Palais sur le Quay de l'Orloge a la Sphere Royale. Avec Priv. du Roy. [n.d., 1705]
Map. Plate: 315 x 355mm (12½ x 14") very large margins. Creases. A map of the Isle of Wight and the Sciliy Isles made during the War of Spanish Succession when there was concern that the island might be invaded.
[Ref: 42723] £480.00
Plan des Villes de Londres et de Westminster et de leurs Faubourgs avec le Bourg de Southwark.
C. Inselin sculp.
Avec Priv. du Roy 1700.
Engraced map. Plate: 340 x 230mm (13½ x 9"), with large margins. Nicolas de Fer's map of London showing the City of London and Westminster.
[Ref: 42750] £390.00
Nuovo Atlante Portatile Compilato per Istruzione della Gioventu, Disegnato sopra le migliori Carte moderne ed inciso da Gio. Valerio Pasquali in Venezia l'anno MDCCCX
G.V. Pasquali sculp.
Si vende da Teodoro Viero in Merceria vicino all'Orologlio Prezzo lire d'Italia non miniato. [1810.]
Etching, platemark 185 x 220mm (7¼ x 8½"). Stained. Frontispiece to an Italian atlas, with decorative border comprised of cartographical instruments.
[Ref: 42480] £140.00