Maps: 1750 - 1755
1750 Rigobert Bonne:
1750 Claude Buffier:
"LA POLOGNE, Suivant
les degrés de l'Académie
des Sciences de Paris,
faure Sculp.” First
instance of Pierre
Faure, a Le Havre
printer, giving himself
engraving credit for a
map by Desbrulins.
1750 [dated] Homann Heirs (publishers) - Tobias Mayer: "Mappa Geographica Regni Poloniae..," Nuremberg, 46 x 54.5 cm, in eight versions from
various atlases. See the versions dated 1757 and 1773.
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy: "POLOGNE." 6 x 6.5 inches, in five versions. All dated 1750 on the map, the first three were licensed to, and taken from the
first, 1751, issue, of "Methode a bregee et facile pour apprendre la Geographie," issued through the early 1800's, all dedicated to Mme. Crozat. The 4th
and 5th versions were published 1755, and have "No. 11" instead of "Pag. 357" on the top right margin. See the versions published in the 1780's
1750 Wgo: "POLSKA i
Thomas Jeffreys (engraver) - Thomas Salmon (historian): "Poland Lithuania and Prussia," London, 7 x 8.25 inches, from the 2nd (1751, London) and 3rd editions (Dublin, London)
of " A new geographical and historical grammar..."
1753 John Cowley: "A
MAP of POLAND, Prussia
and Courland."
John Gibson (geographer/engraver): "POLAND," London, in five differently-colored versions from historian Thomas Salmon's "The Universall Traveler, or a
Compleat Description of the Several Nations of the World," published in three two-volume editions: 1752-53, 1755-59, and 1759-62. The map is 12.5 x 11 inches /
31.8 x 28 cm.
1753-55 Tobin Conrad Lotter (engraver) - Matthäus Seutter  (publisher): "Polonia
Seraphico=observans," 50 x 57.5 cm, in three versions
. See the second state of this
plate in 1762.
1755 Herman Moll:
"Poland Subdivided into
its several Palatinates &
c Agreeable to Modern
History." A very late
version. Compare with
'27, '28, '32, '36, '40,
and  '44 versions.
1753 David Weege -
Daniel de La Feuille:
POLEN...," Amsterdam,
8.3 x 5.9 inches, from
"Kleyne en Beknopte
Atlas." Compare with
versions from 1702,
1707, 1717, 1732 and
From The Prints
1750 Johann Georg
Schreiber: "Die Hertzog-
thümer CURLAND und
LIEFLAND, Leipzig.
DSpace at the Univ. of Tartu:
1752 Didier Robert de Vaugondy: "Curlande, Livonie, Ingrie et Partie Meridionale de Finlande Par le Sr Robert de Vaugondy Fils de Mr Robert, Géog ord du Roi avec Privilege 1749,"
engraved area 7 1/4" W x 6 3/8" Paris, dated 1749, but published in the first edition of "Atlas Universel" in 1752. Didier, son of Gilles, usually signed his maps "de Vaugondy," while
Gilles usually used "Gilles Robert" or "M Robert."
1752 Claude Buffier: "LA
POLOGNE Suivant les degrés
de l'Académie des Sciences de
Paris.” The engraver's name,
Desbrulins, is almost erased.
1755 Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (bishop/ philosopher/
: "Estats de la Couronne de Pologne," : 6.5 x 5
inches / 16.6 x 12.7 cm, from a Dutch edition published
51 years after his death of "Discours sur L' Histoire
Universelle," now wth with 26 maps based on Sanson's
pocket atlas map.
1750 Matthaus Seutter: "POLONIÆ
LITHUANIÆ," Augsburg, 25 x 19 cm.,
published by Tobias Lotter. Compare
with 1740, 1744 versions.
1753 Leonhard Euler - Michaelis (first edition publisher): "Tabula
Geographica REGNI POLONIÆ," Berlin, 45.8 x 37.5 cm, in two versions
from “Atlas geographicus omnes orbis terrarum regiones in XLI tabulis ... /
Atlas géographique représentant en XLI cartes toutes les regions de la
terre..,” the first of three editions
(2nd in 1760, 3rd in 1777-84) of a school
atlas. See the 1760 map from the second edition.
1752 Emanuel Bowen: "A New and
LITHUANIA &c..." London, 33 x 42
From The National Library of Latvia,
via The European   
c. 1750 "Conventus...
Poloniae et Lithuaniae,"
with symbols
for existing
and lost
(amissos) con-
caarascup on eBay
1751 Abraham Allard (engraver) - Covens
& Mortier
(publishers): "Sedes Belli in
POLONIA et in Moscoviae..." Amsterdam,
20.0 x 32.2 inches.
From wikimedia
1750 Matthaus Seutter :
IÆ DUCATUS," Augsburg,
in two images.
From Univ.
of Tartu, Estonia:
1753 Jean Baptiste Nolin (geographer/engraver/ publisher): "Carte des Etats de Pologne Dressee sur les dernieres Observations et les
Memoires les plus nouveaux Par. J.B. Nolin Geographe," Paris, 37.5 x 26 cm / 14.8 x 10.2 inches, from "Introduction a L'Histoire
Moderne, Generale et Politique de L'Univers,"  by Baron de Puffendorf.
1755 Jean Palairet (geographer/author) -
John Gibson
(engraver): "le Carte de
Pologne, 1755," London, 46 x 59 cm, from
Palairet's "Atlas Methodique..," which had
maps in English and French, typically with
a rudimentary map to be filled in by
students, and then a detailed map.
1750 Giovanni Battista Albrizzi (publisher) - Delisle (cartographer) - Isaac Tirion (printer): "Nuova Carta del Regno Di Polonia, Diviso nei suoi
Palatinati, Secondo l'ultime offervazioni ed anotazioni, fata in Amsterdam, per Isak Tirion"
(New Map of the Kingdom Of Poland, Divided into its
Palatinates, according to the latest observations and annotations, printed in Amsterdam by Tirion)
, Venice, in five versions based on Delisle.
1754 G. Delisle - Isaac
Tirion (publisher):
"Nieuwe Kaart van t'
Koninkryk Poolen..."

(New map of the Kingdom
of Poland)
, Amsterdam,
from a dated copy of
“Nieuwe en beknopte
University Library Nijmegen:
1752 Delisle Family: "Pologne," Paris,
19.5 x 16 cm, from Limiers' "La Science
des personnes de cour."
From maklize on
c. 1752 Castells (?): "La Polonia," in a
relettered  in Italianversion of the Delisle
map to the left, possibly from the Delisle
atlas "Atlante Novissimo."
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1751 Type A cart.
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1752 Type C cart.
1754 Type A cart.
1754 Type B cart.
c. 1750-54 Emanuel Bowen: "An Accurate Map of
Poland, Prussia & Lithuania...," 7 x 9 inches, in two
1751 Type D cart.
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c. 1753
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1755 Jean Palairet (geographer/author) -
Tobias Mayer
(mapmaker) - John Gibson
: "Map of the Kingdom of Poland
and the Grand Dutchy of Lithuania,"  
London, 46 x 59 cm, from Palairet's "Atlas
Methodique..," the detailed map following
the rudimentary one, illustrated on the
National Library of Estonia: html/digi/maps
National Library of Latvia:
efi6 on eBay
Beinecke Rare Book Library,
Yale Univ.
bertius on eBay
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Old Times Rare Antiquarian Books & Maps Sellers:
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Fine Arts Museums of San
Univ. of Freiburg, Germany:
National Library of France:
1752 [dated] Didier Robert
de Vaugondy: "Le royaume
de Pologne, divisé en ses
duchés et provinces et
subdivisé en Palatinats,"
with annotations that
might have influenced the
later versions with the
same date that were
actually published in 1757.

National Library of Finland:
Royal Danish Library:
1752 Claude Buffier: "LA
POLOGNE Suivant les
degrés de l'Académie des
Sciences de Paris, faure
Sculp.” The new "engraver"
is faint.
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1754 Type D cart.