Map of Asia c1814
Antique Map of Asia from the Best Authorities by Samuel Neele c1814 Published Nov 20th 1814 by T. Tegg in Cheapside. An attractive map of Asia by the cartographer Samuel Neele engraved on watermarked wove paper dated 1816.
Good condition, engraving with some age tone, with later outline and wash colour, folds as issued. Closely cut to top Neatline.
Engraved area approx 7.5" x 8.75" (190mm x 225mm)
Samuel John Neele (July 29, 1758 - May 13, 1824) was a prolific British map engraver active in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Neele apprenticed as a printer and engraver with Harry Ashby from about 1781 to 1782 before establishing himself independently in 1785 at 352 Strand, London
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