The Cartographic Manuscript Collection
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Consists of maps or engravings.


Theodore de Bry [1527-1598], Flemish engraver and publisher of German maps, charts and atlases. This group consists of 16 engravings from India Occidentlis ...[Frankfurt am Main, 1530-1630], which was begun by Theodore de Bry and continued by his sons Johann Theodore de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry. Titles and descriptions are in German. Engravings 1-8 are from "Eilffter Theirl der Orientalischer Indien" [Eleventh part of the Oriental India].


John Ogilby [1600-1676], English printer and geographer, active in the court of Charles II, and most famous for his series of road maps, Britannia [1675]. This group consists of seven engravings, probably from Ogilby's work Asia, The First Part [London, printed by the author, 1673].


Phillip Baldaeus [1632-1672], English minister and writer. This group consists of 4 maps and 7 engravings from Baldaeus's Naauwkeurige Beschryringe van Malabar en Corormandel [Amsterdam: Waesberg, 1672].


Jean Baptiste B. d'Anville [1697-1782], French cartographer best known for his contribution to Asiatic cartography. In addition to one map of the Guinea coast [1775], this group consists of 6 maps of Asia [1751-53], arranged in three sets of two. The texts from which the maps were taken have not been determined.


Jean Barbault [1705-1765]. The group consists of 10 views of Rome and Italy, possibly from Les plus beaux edifices de Rome moderne ...[Rome, 1763], or Vues des plus beaux restes des antiquites romaines ...[Rome, 1775].


Jacques Nicholas Bellin [1703-1772], French cartographer and


Rigobert Bonne [1727-1795], French engineer and cartographer of maps and globes. The group consists of 2 maps of classic geography, possibly from Recueil de Cartes sur la Geographie ancienne...[Paris: Lattre, 1783] and one map of the world, origin unknown.


Frederik Ludvig Norden [1708-1742]. The group consists of 23 views of Egypt, probably from Norden's Voyage d'Egypte et de Nubie ...[Copenhagen, 1755] or subsequent editions.


Richard Pococke [1704-1765], Bishop of Meath, and British cartographer. The group consists of 10 drawings of Egyptian temples, probably from Pococke's Aegypti [Amsterdam, Covens and Mortier, 1746], engravings by I. Condet.


Robert Sayer [1735-1794], British mapseller and publisher of maps. The group consists of 4 maps, from sources unidentified.


Thomas Stackhouse [1706-1784], British cartographer and publisher of maps. The groups consist of 5 maps from Stackhouse's An Universal Atlas [London, 1790, and subsequent editions], engravings by S.I. Neele.


Adam Black [1784-1874], British publisher of maps. The group consists of 5 maps of Central and South America from Black's General Atlas [Edinburgh, 1840, and subsequent editions], engraved by Sidney Hall.


Adrien Hubert Brue [1786-1832], French cartographer. The group consists of 3 maps, two of Russia and one [2 sheets] of Africa, from Brue's Atlas Universel ...[Paris, 1825, and subsequent editions].


John Dower [fl. 1838], British cartographer and engraver. The group consists of 3 maps from Dower's A New General Atlas of the World. ..[London: H. Teesdale and co. 1838, 1842].


Geographisches Institut, Weimar, 1824-25. This group consists of 4 maps from The Collection of Maps of the Americans, Weimer, 1823-28, each entitled "Geographisch-statische und historische Charte...."

Searching for as of June 2008.


Searching for as of June 2008.


Searching for as of June 2008.


Searching for as of June 2008.


Searching for as of June 2008.


Victor Levasseur [fl. 1847], French cartographer. The group consists of 5 maps from Levasseur's Atlas Universel Illustre ...[Paris: A. Combeete, n.d.], illustre par Raimond Bonheur.


John Pinkerton [1758-1826], British cartographer and geographer. This group consists of 10 maps from Pinkerton's A Modern Atlas ...[London: T. Cadell and W. Davies; Longman, Hurst, Orme and Brown, 1825 and subsequent editions].


John Thomson [fl. 1814-69], British publisher of maps. The group coinsists of six maps from Thomson's A New General Atlas [Edinburgh, 1814 and subsequent editions].


Philipp M.G. van de Maelen [1795-1869], Belgium cartographer. The group consists of 8 maps from van de Maelen's Atlas Universel ...[Brussels, 1827 and subsequent editions].


Individual maps. Fifteen maps arranged alphabetically according to cartographers.


Published by Laurie & Whittle


Published by Laurie & Whittle


Published by W. Faden


Published according to the Act of Parliament, by Robert Sayer


Published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London


Published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London


From the Edinburgh Geographical and Historical Atlas [Edinburgh: J. Hamilton, 1831


Probably from Monin's Petit Atlas National [Paris; Binet, 1835; Lafont, 1841]


Probably from Monin's Petit Atlas National [Paris: Binet, 1835; Lafont, 1841].


Published as the Act directs, for the author, by Joseph Parker, Oxford


from Steiler's Hand-Atlas [Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1880]


from Stieler's Hand-Atlas [Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1880].


from Stieler's Hand-Atlas [Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1880].