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London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1920. Illustrated with 25 plates, 3 folding plans, and 13 text illus. 387pp. + ads. Thick 8vo, original gilt-stamped brown cloth with red inlay on cover, spine sunned, corners of cloth bumped, pages throughout are slightly wavy, light foxing to some margins, inner hinge strengthened. London: John Lane, 1920.
Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1769. Sea Chart. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 22.5" x 34". Includes depth measurements and rhumb lines as well as inland cities and geographical features. Some chipping and minor tears along bottom edge. Right margin missing. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief.....
1757. Map. Copper engraving. Image measures 34.5 x 21.5". Bellin designed this rare, large map of the British Isles for use by vessels of the King. As described in a "Remarque" set off in a decorative border in the lower left corner, the map is a reduced version of Bellin's earlier 5-part map of the region. This deluxe edition of the map is beautifully rendered and labeled, with names of cities, ports, counties, and rivers arranged to complement the country's.....
London: Longman, 1823. 2 volumes. Frontis. xii + 375pp. and v + 399pp., small 8vo, 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorated spine; lightly rubbed, bookplate inside front cover of volume 1, and removed from volume 2. London: London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1823. Second edition. A very good set.
London: Meth, 1924. 2 volumes. Title in red & black, colored frontispieces. 4to. pp. xiv, 248; xiv, 384, untrimmed. 116 plates including 32 in color.Thick small 4to, beige cloth backed blue boards (edges rubbed, the interior is near fine), paper labels on spine. London: Methuen, (1924). Very good (+). Number 568 of 1500 numbered copies.