Great Britain - Tirion


Great Britain - Tirion

Product no.: 2455
£400.00


Nieuwe Kaart van de Eilanden van Groot Brittannien behelzende de Koningryken Engeland, Schotland en Ierland... by Isaac Tirion (c1705-c1769).

By Isaak Tirion, from: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas von...steden van Europe...Nederlanden en eenige Kolonien; Amsterdam, c1740-84.
 
copper engraved map with orig. colouring; plate size 33,5 x 38,5 cm. folds as issued; add. creases; some discolouration, esp. to left margin; edges frayed; top margin old paper hinges; cropped to platemark right margin as issued;  3cm tear into image rep. with paper tape; o/w vg cond.
 
Very decorative map of Great Britain and Ireland with an inset of the Shetland Islands, with a nice cartouche. The Hand Atlas had 6 editions with the number of maps varying from 34 to more than 100.

 

Tirion (c1705-c1769) was a Dutch bookseller and publisher in Amsterdam. He run his firm together with his second wife, Johanna, who succeeded him in business.
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