1782 Thomas Jefferys Large Original Antique Map of Europe

Cartographer :Thomas Jefferys

  • Title : A New Chart of Europe by Thomas Jefferys Geographer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
  • Size: 17in x 14in (435mm x 355mm)
  • Condition: (A) Very Good Condition
  • Date : 1782
  • Ref #:  92592

This large original antique copper-plate engraved map of Europe by the famous English cartographer Thomas Jefferys was published for the 1782 edition of George Henry Millars New Complete & Universal System of Geography

General Definitions:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stableThomas Kitchin
Paper color : - off white
Age of map color: -
Colors used: -
General color appearance: -
Paper size: - 17in x 14in (435mm x 355mm)
Plate size: - 15in x 13 1/2in (380mm x 345mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (10mm)

Margins: - Small repair in right margin, no loss
Plate area: - 2in repair to right image, no loss
Verso: - Folds as issued

Millar, George Henry
Was responsible for the publication of The new and universal system of geography : being a complete history and description of the whole world, containing a particular, full, accurate, circumstantial and entertaining account, including the antient and present state of all the various countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, as divided into empires, kingdoms, states, republics, and colonies.. Printed by Alexander Hogg ..., 1782.
This comprehensive world geography and history was liberally illustrated with decorative plates and maps covering Europe, Asia, Africa, and America with information about the history, geography, climate, people, flora and fauna etc. It also includes important eighteenth century voyages and discoveries including Captain Cook\\\\\\\'s second voyage. Although his third voyage is not included, there is a plate illustrating his death in Hawaii. Other illustrations include city views from around the world, native costumes and occupations, and indigenous flora and fauna. The foldout maps were engraved by Kitchin, Bowen, Conder and Lodge with plates by several renowned English engravers. There is a fine map of the American colonies and city plans for the harbors of New York, Charleston, Havana, and Boston. Complete with upwards of 120 capital engravings with 25 maps. Published by Alexander Hogg, London.