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Antique Print-BOHEMIA-SILESIA-MORAVIA-LUSATIA-Jefferys-1794
- Antique print, titled: 'The Kingdom of Bohemia with the Duchy of Silesia and the Marquisates of Moravia and Lusatia.' - Map of The Kingdom of Bohemia, with Silesia, Moravia and Lusatia. Originally hand colored copperplate engraving on (verge type) hand laid paper. Description: A new universal atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, &c. &c. in the whole World; being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert (de Vaugondy) with many improvements by Major James Rennel, and other eminent geographers, including all the tracks and new discoveries of the British circumnavigators, Biron, Wallis, Carteret, Captain James Cook, Vancouver, Perouse, &c. &c. 6th Ed. . London, R. Laurie & J. Whittle, 1804. Map dated 1794.Artists and Engravers: Cartographer: 'Thomas Jefferys'. Thomas Jefferys (c.1719 - 1771), "Geographer to King George III", was an English cartographer who was the leading map supplier of his day. He engraved and printed maps for government and other official bodies and produced a wide range of commercial maps and atlases, especially of North America. Publisher: Laurie & Whittle and Thomas Kitchin. Robert Laurie (c. 1755–1836) was an Anglo-Scottish mezzotint engraver and publisher. He signed his name as Lowery, Lowry, Lowrie, Lawrey, Lawrie, or Laurie. James Whittle, English publisher. Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Paper separation in lower and top middle fold margin, backed. 2 Small tears in top paper edges, not effecting image. Contemporary hand coloring. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B1-16 The overall size is ca. 27.4 x 21.4 inch. The image size is ca. 22 x 18.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 69.5 x 54.3 cm. The image size is ca. 56 x 48 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
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