DURY | A chorographical map of the King of Sardinia's dominions, 1765
A CHOROGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE KING OF SARDINIA'S DOMINIONS... II. A CHOROGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE TERRITORIES OF THE REPUBLIC OF GENOA. [LONDON]: PRINTED FOR AND SOLD BY A. DURY, 1765
Folio (549 x 375mm), title in English and French and printed in red and black, 2-leaf index-gazetteer, 20 double-page maps, hand-coloured in outline, 2 leaves of text and 2 index leaves in French, printed on rectos only, contemporary half russia, lacking the double-page engraved dedication, title browned and spotted, first map of the republic of Genoa lightly stained, a few maps very lightly browned, binding slightly rubbed, corners bumped
A FINE COPY OF DURY'S EDITION of Giovanni Tommaso Borgonio's Carta corografica degli Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna (on 25 sheets, published 1683) and José Chaffrion's Carta dela rivera de Genoa (12 sheets, 1685).
Hugh Lupus, 1st Duke of Westminster (1825-1899), bookplate, gilt crest at base of spine
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