Mapping Surveying Cartography 1754 Thomas Jefferys lot of 10 old engraved printAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Surveying & map making
(mapping- cartography- surveying land- Quadrants- compass rose- azimuth compass- Projection of maps- Globes- slide rules)
Issued 1754, London. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys [1710-1771].
Charming small lot of mid-18th century engraved topical prints by this famous engraver better known for his work as a map engraver. Jefferys was Geographer to his Royal Higness Prince of Wales.
Unique collection of 10 different engraved prints relating to the subject described. Priced at a modest $32.50 per print.
Prints show clear signs of their age, light overall toning, smudging or spotting as clearly visible in scans, but still pleasing and of historical interest.
Sheet measures c. 8" x 5" .
Printed area measures c. 7 1/4" x 4 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v.2, p. 433-5.