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The Mapping of North America

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DUGDALE, James

The New British Traveller, or Modern Panorama of England and Wales

J. Robins & Co. Albion Press, Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, London, 1819-[20]
Quarto (270 x 210 mm.), in four volumes, each later half blue calf, cloth boards, spine with gilt ruled raised bands, each compartment with very ornate gilt floral decoration. Volume 1 with 2 opposing engraved title pages, typographic title page, pp. 4, liv, continued in arabic 5-628; volume 2 with 2 opposing engraved title pages, typographic title page, pp. 606; volume 3 with 2 opposing engraved title pages, typographic title page, pp. (2), 736; volume 4 with 2 opposing engraved title pages, typographic title page, pp. 789, (3). With 45 engraved maps and c.50 engraved plates. Large folding general map with small binders tear and minor restoration, most maps with some foxing and toning, otherwise in good condition.
FIRST EDITION. Although dated 1819 on the title pages many of the maps are dated earlier. As with many examples of the work the imprints are cropped off during binding but some are still visible, Kent for example is dated 1815. Fordham according to Chubb records the dates as early as 1812-14 by James Cundee, 1814-15 by J. & J. Cundee and J. Robins and Co. 1818 and 1820. The text for the work is James Dugdale. The maps are the work of the engraver Samuel John Neele (1758-1824) who although advanced in age at this time was engraving to the year of his death. The publishers of the work James and John Cundee who by 1820 were working in collaboration with James Robins. Each volume in this issue has three title pages, two engraved with imprints of J. & J. Cundee and J. Robins & Co. The typographic title bears the J. & J. Cundee imprint. ‘Arrangement of the Plates’ bound at the end of the final volume along with a page of ‘New Works published by J. Robins and Co.’ Chubb (1927) 363; Worms & Baynton-Williams (2011).
Stock number: 9226

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