The Baynton-Williams Gallery

 

Antique Maps & Views of America
 

Brion AmericaBRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. L’Amerique Dressee pour l’etude de la Geographie, revue et augmentee par
Mr Brion, Ingenieur Geographir du Roy, a Paris, chez Desnos, Ing. Geog. pour les Globes et Spheres, rue St Jacques, au globe, 1764.
Engraving within separately printed decorative border, plate 47, of the Atlas methodique et elementaire, the completed atlas published in 1768. Feint original colouring to borders. unfolded, slightly creased and some soiling, otherwise good.
Measures to platemark 35.5 x 41.5cms.
£350

 
Virtue: North AmericaGeorge Virtue.
North America.
London. Published by G. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane. Published c. 1860.
Steel engraving  with original outline colour.  Vertical fold, slightly scuffed, otherwise good condition.
A map of North America with vignettes, very similar to the John Tallis map, but scarcer. The vignettes are: White Bears, Capt. Parry Wintering in the Artic Regions, Whale Fishery, First Landing of Columbus, Remains of Ancient Temple, Mexico, Falls of Niagara, Indian Chief and Hunting the Buffalo.
Image 330 x 250mm.
£200
 

United States

Tanner: Map of PhiladelphiaHenry S. Tanner.
Philadelphia.
Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1836 by Henry S. Tanner in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. [1846.]
Engraving  with beautiful original wash colour. 
Detailed planed of Washington D.C. From Tanner's Universal Atlas' published in 1846, with an extensive key lists the public buildings.
Henry Schenk Tanner was one of America's most important engravers and influential map makers of the 19th Century.
300 x 380mm.
£175
Tanner: Map of Washington DCHenry S. Tanner.
City of Washington.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836 by H. S. Tanner, in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. [1846.]
Engraving  with beautiful original wash colour. 
Detailed planed of Washington D.C. from Tanner's Universal Atlas' published in 1846, with an inset 'Plan of the Principal Floor of the Capital'. An extensive key lists the public buildings.
300 x 380mm.
£175
 

WILLIAM HENRY BARTLETT

An exhaustive traveller, Bartlett made four voyages to America from 1836.
From American Scenery, published by George Virtue c. 1840.
Uncoloured steel plate engravings, all after Bartlett.
Each image measures approximately 127 x 182cms.  All in good condition
with occasional light foxing.

Bartlett view of New York BayNew York Bay (From the Telegraph Station) 
Engraved by R. Wallis.

£60


Bartlett view of The Narrow from Staten IslandThe Narrow from Staten Island
Engraved by F. Finden. 

£60

Bartlett view of Faneuiel Hall, BostonFaneuiel Hall, Boston
Engraved by H. Griffiths.

£60

Bartlett view of State Street, BostonState Street, Boston
Engraved by S. Lacey.

£60

Bartlett view of the Viaduct on the Baltimore and Washington RailroadViaduct on the Baltimore and Washington Railroad
Engraved by H. Adlard.

£40

Bartlett view of Battle Monument, BaltimoreBattle Monument, Baltimore
Engraved by H. Griffiths.

£35

Bartlett view the Light House Near Caldwell's LandingLight House Near Caldwell’s Landing (Hudson River)
Engraved by H. Adlard. 

£35

Bartlett view of Boston from the  Dorchester HeightsBoston from the Dorchester Heights
Engraved by J. T. Wilmore.

£60

Bartlett view of AlbanyAlbany
Engraved by C. Cousen

£50

 

Canada

WILLIAM HENRY BARTLETT

An exhaustive traveller, Bartlett made four voyages to America from 1836.
From Canadian Scenery, published by George Virtue c. 1840.
Uncoloured steel plate engravings, all after Bartlett.
Each image measures approximately 127 x 182cms.  All in good condition
with occasional light foxing.

Bartlett view of MontrealMontreal (from the St. Lawrence)
Engraved by C. Cousen

£40

 
Guthrie: CanadaWilliam Guthrie.
The British Colonies in North America, from the best Authorities.
Published as the Act directs May 23rd 1785 by C. Dilly & G. Robinson London. W Darton sc. Tottenham.
Engraving  with original outline colour.  Colour smudged in places.
Map of Canada, Engraved for Guthrie's new System of Geography.
355 x 350mm.
£200

 

West Indies

 

South America

Senex: South AmericaJohn Senex.
South America Corrected from the Observations communicated to the Royal Societys of London & Paris. By John Senex, at the Globe against St. Dunstans Church Fleet Street.
H. Hillsbergh sculpt. Printed for T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son, in Cornhil & Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1720.]
Engraving  on two sheets with later colour.  Strengthened folds, two repaired tears in upper margin, but good condition considering the size.
A wealth of information, including geographical detail and explorations. Shows, amongst others, the course of Edmund Halley's sea voyage in 1700 and Magellan's in 1520.
The dedication 'To Edmund Halley. LLD, Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford and Fellow of the Royal Society', suggests that the famed astronomer had contributed to the creation of this map.
660 x 960mm.
£400


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