Guernsey - von Reilly


Guernsey - von Reilly

Product no.: 3626
£150.00


Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von (1760 - 1820): Guernsey 

Vienna 1794-6

orig. col. copper engr map; overall 29 x 40 cm, plate 22,5 x 30 cm; 1 very ligt crease, o/w exc.  cond.

An attractive map of Guernsey, from von Reilly’s ‘Schauplatz der Fünf Theile der Welt nach und zu Anton Friedrich Büschings großer Erdbeschreibung’. With a small cartouche. 

Von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer, mapmaker and publishers. From 1789 onwards until 1806, he worked on a very ambitious project to publish an atlas, ‘Schauplatz der fuenf Theile der Welt...’,  which contained 830 maps by the time of publishing.    

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