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Annual Register with Kitchin maps  

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The Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the Year 1763

Annual Register


Printed for J. Dodsley



[4], 216, 307, [5] pp. With 3 folding copper-engraved maps. (8vo) 20.5x13 cm (8x5"), period quarter calf & marbled boards. Fifth Edition.

Most notable for the four maps the Thomas Kitchin, the most significant of which is a map of British North America following the end of the French and Indian War. The maps are: 

  • An Accurate Map of the Seat of War in the Kingdom of Prussia as also in Bohemia, Lusatia, Silesia, Saxony Westphalia &c. 20x23 cm.
  • A New Map of the Seat of War on the Coast of Malabar & Coromandel, in the Empire of the Great Mogul. 24x22.2 cm.
  • A New Map of the British Dominions in North America; with the Limits of the Governments annexed thereto by the late Treaty of Peace, and settled by Proclamation, October 7th. 1763. 24.3x30 cm.
  • A New and Correct Chart of the Seat of War, on the Coasts of France, Spain, Portugal and Italy; with the adjacent Coasts & Island, in the Ocean and Mediterranean Sea... 24.5x29 cm.

Jolly, Maps in British Periodicals Part II, pp 39-40; 101-102. He does not locate a fifth edition. The description of the maps in the first edition correspond with these in the fifth edition.

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Binding scuffed, worn, joints cracked; internally very good.

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