Lot 124 of 312:
General Map of the Empire of Germany, etc. 1800  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A General Map of the Empire of Germany, Holland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the Grisons, Italy, Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia.
Author:
Chauchard, Jean Baptiste Hippolyte
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed for John Stockdale
Date:
1800
Description:

With engraved title page, 21 double page maps, 3 single page maps and frontispiece index map. (Folio) 64x47 cm (25x19"), period quarter leather and boards.

First English edition of Chauchard's map of Germany, which was first published in Paris in 1784; this edition is described by the BM catalogue of printed maps as 'with extensions to Sicily.' The index map bound before the title shows the order in which the 25 sheets are to be joined to form the complete map. Scarce. 

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Condition:
Staining to boards, with edges and corners worn; interior sound with some foxing to title page, maps with light toning, occasional faint offsetting and darkening to edges; very good.
 
Item number:
304473
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