4 GRISELINI, F. Atlas..Seven Years' War/ Virtual Map Fair 109


Description: GRISELINI, Francesco. [An atlas of the Seven Years' War with an extra map of the American theatre of war]
Atlante Geografico Composto di Sette Tavole rappresentanti i Paesi che sono Il Teatro della Guerra Cominciata l'anno MDCCLVI. Venice: Pietro Bassaglia, 1758. Original colour. Oblong folio, stitched; letterpress title with publisher's colophon & eight maps in original colour.
An antique atlas published in the third year of the Seven Years' War (1756-63), which was fought in Europe by Britain, Prussia and other German allies against France. Austria, Spain, Russia, Saxony & Sweden. The seven maps are of Bohemia, Westphalia & Lower Saxony, Lausitz & Silesia, Moravia, Northern Germany, Pomerania & Prussia and the course of the Rhine. At the end is the additional map, in the same style, showing the eastern coast of North America. Based on Bellin's map, it shows the conflicting territorrial claims of the British and French. It is including in this series because the region became anorther theatre of the Seven Years' War, with Britain fighting the French and their Indian allies, eventually driving the French out of Canada. [«]
Technique: Price in Pound Sterling 3500.- In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090061
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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