Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 1817
Title of map: 'North Africa'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
DATE PRINTED: Published in 1817. Engraved in 1815; this date is marked on the
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 29.5 x 52.5cm, 11.5 x 20.5 inches (Large)
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by William Dassauville for John
Thomson's "New General Atlas"
PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical
designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the
globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and
political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World",
Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company,
Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin
Thomson's New General Atlas]
TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Fair: The bottom margin has been restored. Damp stain in corners.
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that which is offered for sale. Any flaws described in this statement may not
be visible on the image but will be present on the map you receive. This map
was coloured by hand at the time of publication, thus the colouration may vary
slightly between different examples of the map; the colouring applied to the
map you receive may differ slightly from that shown in the image. Please note
any other blemishes on the scan prior to purchasing this picture. Virtually all
antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and
time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. I offer a no questions
asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or
original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und
Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y
impresiones antiguas. E and OE. Force Majeure. English law shall apply.
RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.