Antique maps and prints
George Henry MILLAR
THE NEW AND UNIVERSAL SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY c.1782
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London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.
The maps engraved by Thomas KITCHIN, BOWEN and others.
A fascinating Book - containing some 27 Maps and 93 copperplate views, of which several are really fine decorative CITY VIEWS many of which are illustrated below.
Millar was assisted by William Langford, who had 'accompanied Capt. Cook in making his discoveries'.
THE TEXT TO SEE THE SCANNED IMAGES OF SOME CITY VIEWS
The engraved area is approx. 11x7.5 inches (280x190 mm)
THE DECORATIVE FRONTISPIECE (TITLE PAGE)
A view of QUEBEC the Capital of Canada, in North America
The most surprising CATARACT of NIAGARA in Canada
A prospect of DUBLIN, the Capital of Ireland
A General View of the City & Castle of EDINBURGH, the Capital of Scotland
A General Perspective View of CONSTANTINOPLE, the Capital of the Turkish Empire
General View of TURIN, the Capital of Piedmont in Italy
A perspective view...at the HAGUE, a celebrated Town in Holland
An Accurate View of AMSTERDAM, the Capital of the Dutch Netherlands
A General View of LISBON, the capital City of Portugal
A General View of MADRID, the Capital of New Castile, and the Kingdom of Spain
A General View of PARIS, the Capital of France, Taken from....the Village of Chaillot
An Accurate Prospect of VIENNA, the Capital of Germany
Perspective View of DRESDEN, The Capital City of Saxony
A View of the City of BERLIN, Capital of the directorate of Brandenburg and the residence of the King of Prussia
View of STOCKHOLM, the Capital of Sweden
Perspective View of BERGEN, the Capital of Norway
A Perspective View of PETERSBURG,the Capital of Russia
The Celebrated City of JERUSALEM...
CLICK ON THE TEXT TO SEE THE SCANNED IMAGES OF SOME OF THE MAPS
FRANCE - Thos. Bowen. Engraved area c.11x9 inches (290x220mm)
IRELAND - MILLAR - Engraved area c. 7.5x11.5 inches (190x290 mm)
NORWAY, SWEDEN AND DENMARK - MILLAR - Engraved area c. 10x8 inches (265x200 mm)
PERSIA - Thos. KITCHIN - Engraved area c.13x14.5 inches (335x375 mm) - A SECTION ONLY
NORTH AMERICA - Thomas CONDOR - Cartouche only. Engraved area c.13x14.5 inches (335x375 mm)
WORLD TWIN-HEMISPHERE - MILLAR - Engraved area c.18x11.5 inches. (450x290 mm)
THE MAPS APPEARING WERE :-
CONTINENT:KITCHIN.Good cartouche.Overall 17x14 inches.
ASIA CONTINENT:KITCHIN.Nice cartouche.Overall 19x15 ins.
BRITISH ISLES - CHANNEL.COMPASS.FRENCH COAST Etc: MILLAR.4 ON 1.Overall 9.5x15 ins. The english Chanell. French & Spanish Atlantic coast. Mariner's Compass. Geographical terms.
CANARIES/AZORES/MADIERA/CAPE VERDE Etc:MILLAR. Decorative borders. Overall 9.5x15 ins. Includes 'Chart of the New Northern Archipelago discovered by the Russians '
CHINA GENERAL MAP:KITCHIN.Fine Cartouche.Overall 19x14 inches.
E.INDIES GENERAL MAP:KITCHIN.Good cartouche.Overall 19x15 inches. 'A map of the East India Islands '
ENGLAND & WALES GENERAL MAP:[KITCHIN].NICE CARTOUCHE.Overall 9.5x15 ins.
EUROPE CONTINENT:KITCHIN.Good ship Cartouche.Overall 19x15 inches.
FRANCE GENERAL MAP:BOWEN.GOOD CARTOUCHE.Decorative borders.Overall 15x9.5 ins.
GERMANY GENERAL MAP:[KITCHIN].GOOD CARTOUCHE.Overall 15x9.5 ins.
GERMANY HANOVER: MILLAR.TOWN PLAN.DECORATIVE BORDERS.Overall 15x9.5 ins.
GREECE GENERAL MAP.CONDOR.ANTIENT.NICE CARTOUCHE.Inset.Overall 15x9.5 ins.
HOLLAND GENERAL MAP:[KITCHIN].GOOD CARTOUCHE.Overall 15x9.5 inches. 'A new and accurate map of the Seven United Provinces '
INDIA GENERAL MAP:KITCHIN.Good Cartouche.Overall 19x15 inches.
IRELAND GENERAL MAP:[KITCHIN].NICE CARTOUCHE TITLE.Overall 9.5x15 inches.
ITALY GENERAL MAP:FLIN.GOOD CARTOUCHE.Decorative borders.Overall 15x9.5 inches.
PERSIA GENERAL MAP:KITCHIN.Good Cartouche. Overall 14x19 ins.
RUSSIA EMPIRE:[KITCHIN].GOOD CARTOUCHE. Overall 15x9.5 ins. Japan appears mis-shaped.
SCANDINAVIA GENERAL MAP:KITCHIN.GOOD CARTOUCHE.Overall 15x9.5 inches.
SCOTLAND GENERAL MAP MILLAR. NICE CARTOUCHE.Overall 9.5x15 ins.Shetlands inset.
SPAIN PENINSULA: MILlLAR.PRETTY TITLE CARTOUCHE.Decorative.Overall 15x9.5 inches. 'A new and accurate map of Spain and Portugal '
USA AMERICAS:CONDOR/KITCHIN:Good cartouches.On 2 sheets each c18x14 inches.
USA E.SEABOARD:KITCHIN.Good cartouche.Inset.Coast to Lakes.Overall 20x14 ins. 'A new map of the British Empire in Nth. America'
USA PLANS: MILLAR:HARBOURS.NY.Boston.Philadelphia.Charleston.Havana.Dec.Borders.15x9.5 ins.
W.INDIES GENERAL MAP:KITCHIN.Good Cartouche.Overall 18.5x14.5 inches. 'West Indies agreeable to the most approved maps and charts'
WORLD MERCATOR: MILLAR.Decorative borders.Australia/Tasmania joined.Overall 15x9.5 inches. 'New and complete Mercator Chart of the world'.
WORLD TWIN-HEMI: MILLAR:V. Decorative.Australia/Tasmania joined.Overall 20x14.5 ins.
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