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Calcutta as in MDCCLVI.
Calcutta as in MDCCLVI.
T. Kitchin Sculpsit.
[1803]
Engraving, platemark 240 x 745mm (9½ x 29¼"). Several holes; folds as issued.
Panoramic view of Calcutta from the Hooghly River in the 1750s by Thomas Kitchin (1719-84), published in Robert Orme's 'History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan from the year 1745' (1803).
[Ref: 41664]   £450.00  
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A New Map of China Drawn from Surveys made by order of the Emperor.
A New Map of China Drawn from Surveys made by order of the Emperor. Engraved for Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography.
Engraved by T. Kitchin Hydrographer to his Majesty.
[London, c.1785.]
Engraved map. 350 x 385mm (13¾ x 15¼"), with very large margins. Original folds, some slight staining.
A map of China and Korea, with a decorative title cartouche featuring a pagoda and Chinese merchants.
[Ref: 55317]   £200.00  
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A Map of the East India Islands, agreeable to the most approved Maps and Charts, by Mr. Kitchin.
A Map of the East India Islands, agreeable to the most approved Maps and Charts, by Mr. Kitchin.
[engraved by Thomas Kitchin.]
[London, c.1785.]
Engraved map. 345 x 385mm (13½ x 15¼"), with very large margins. Original folds, some slight staining, some areas weakly inked.
A map of the East Indies, with the Malay Peninsula, Indochina, Indonesia and the Philippines. New Guinea has yet to be mapped properly. Originally published in 'Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography'.
[Ref: 55316]   £250.00  
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Map of the Gulf of Mexico, the Islands and Countries adjacent. For the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America.
Map of the Gulf of Mexico, the Islands and Countries adjacent. For the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America. Vol.I.
By Tho.s Kitchin Sen.r Hydrographer to his Majesty.
Published according to Act of Parliam.t Sept.r 29th. 1777 by W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand.
Copper engraving. Plate 324 x 481mm (12¾ x 19"). Folds as normal; creasing and some repaired tears, some off setting.
A Map of the Gulf of Mexico including parts of Mexico and the United States, New Spain, parts of the Kingdom of Terra Firme, the Caribbean Islands, Hayti or Hispaniola, Cuba and Lucayo or Bahama Islands. From Dr William Robertson, D.D. (1721-1793) "The History of America", 1777. He was a Scottish historian, minister of religion and Principal of the University of Edinburgh.
[Ref: 23841]   £160.00  
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Guil: Knapp Aetat 54 A.D. 1753.
Guil: Knapp Aetat 54 A.D. 1753.
[T. Kitchin sculp. Clerkenwell, London.]
[n.d. c.1780.]
Copper engraving. Sheet. 311 x 215mm. 12¼ x 8½". Cut to subject.
William Knapp (1698-1768), composer, born in Wareham, Dorsetshire; he was the parish clerk at St. John's Church in Poole for four decades. He trained choirs of Dorset churches and published collections of church music. He works include: "A Sett of New Psalms and Anthems in Four Parts," 1738, and "New Church Melody," 1753.
[Ref: 16412]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Environs, or Countries Twenty Miles Round London,
The Environs, or Countries Twenty Miles Round London, Drawn from Accurate Surveys, by Thomas Kitchin Geographer.
Printed for & sold by R. & J. Dodsley in Pall-mall [1761].
Engraving with original outline colour. Sheet 500 x 575mm (19¾ x 22¾"). Narrow margin at bottom due to trimming for binding, small holes in folds, repaired tear.
A map of the environs of London extending to Guildford bottom left, clockwise to Windsor, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Harlow Ongar, Billaricay, Gravesend, Sevenoaks and Reigate. A line markes the extent of the Penny Post. The map was published as the frontispiece to the grandly-titled 'London and Its Environs Described: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance, Curiosity or Use, in the City and in the Country Twenty Miles round it', 6 vols.
[Ref: 40968]   £240.00  
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North America  Drawn from the best Authorities  By T. Kitchin [decorative cartouche].
North America Drawn from the best Authorities By T. Kitchin [decorative cartouche].
[n.d. c.1784].
Engraved map. 200 x 230mm. Folded as issued in volume, with tears along platemark and into map.
For the Modern Universal British Traveller. Thomas Kitchin [1718 - 1784] worked as a publisher and engraver from premises at The Star in Holborn, London. He produced a large number of maps of every kind for periodical, such as the London Magazine, and for books on history and antiquities. He is probably best known though, for his partnership with Emanuel Bowen with whom he published, in 1755, 'The Large English Atlas' which contained the finest county maps of the 18th.Century.
[Ref: 3586]   £110.00  
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Map of South America. For the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America.
Map of South America. For the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America. Vol.I.
By Tho.s Kitchin Sen.r Hydrographer to his Majesty.
Published according to Act of Parliam.t Sept.r 29th. 1777 by W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand.
Engraving. 457 x 318mm. 18 x 12½". Folds as normal; creasing and some repaired tears.
A Map of South America marking the Kingdom of Terra Firma, New Kingdom of Granada, Brasil, Peru, Chile and Paraguay. From Dr William Robertson, D.D. (1721-1793) "The History of America", 1777. He was a Scottish historian, minister of religion and Principal of the University of Edinburgh.
[Ref: 23840]   £130.00  
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A Map of Little Bochara and the adjacent Countries.
A Map of Little Bochara and the adjacent Countries. Drawn from the Survey of the Jesuits and Mr. Kyrillow's Map of the Russian Empire.
Tho.s Kitchin sculp.
[London: Richard Baldwin,1752-3.]
Engraved map. 170 x 250mm (10½ x 9¾"), with very large margins. Split in lower plate mark, chips in edges.
A map of the Tarim Basin in the western part of Xinjiang province of China, with Kasgar here called 'Hasikar or Hashgar'. From Thomas Salmon's 'The Universal Traveller: or, A compleat description of the several nations of the world'.
[Ref: 49635]   £75.00  
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A Map of Western Tartary.
A Map of Western Tartary. Drawn from the Survey of the Jesuits and Mr. Kyrillow's Map of the Russian Empire.
Tho.s Kitchin sculp.
[London: Richard Baldwin, 1752-3.]
Engraved map. 170 x 240mm (10½ x 9½"), with very large margins. Chips in edges. Slight time staining.
A map of Mongolia, with southern Siberia and China to Beijing. Featured are the Great Wall of China, the Gobi Desert and Lake Baikal. From Thomas Salmon's 'The Universal Traveller: or, A compleat description of the several nations of the world'.
[Ref: 49634]   £75.00  
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West Indies, agreeable to the most approved Maps and Charts, Mr. Kitchin.
West Indies, agreeable to the most approved Maps and Charts, Mr. Kitchin.
[engraved by Thomas Kitchin.]
[London, c.1785.]
Engraved map. 350 x 385mm (13¾ x 15¼"), with very large margins. Original folds, repaired tear in left margin, some slight staining in margins, some areas weakly inked.
A map of the West Indies, with a decorative title cartouches featuring aEuropean merchants and a slave. Originally published in 'Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography'.
[Ref: 55318]   £220.00  
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West Indies from the best Authorities
West Indies from the best Authorities
By Thos. Kitchin Geor.
[n.d. c.1784].
Engraved map. 185 x 350mm. Folded as issued in volume.
For the Modern Universal British Traveller. Thomas Kitchin [1718 - 1784] worked as a publisher and engraver from premises at The Star in Holborn, London. He produced a large number of maps of every kind for periodical, such as the London Magazine, and for books on history and antiquities. He is probably best known though, for his partnership with Emanuel Bowen with whom he published, in 1755, 'The Large English Atlas' which contained the finest county maps of the 18th.Century.
[Ref: 3587]   £110.00  
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