Maps: 1771 - 1776
1771 Anton Freiderich
Busching: "REGNI
POLONIÆ," Nuremburg.
Thomas Jeffreys: (engraver) - Thomas Salmon (historian): "Poland Lithuania and Prussia," 7 x 8 inches, in two versions
from the 1771, 14th Edinbrurgh edition (although the two different types of cartouches mean one has been misattrib-
uted), and two from the 1772 12th London edition of  "A New geographical and historical grammar...."
Second 1771 map is
from Beach Antique Maps & Prints, Canada; first 1772 map is from; second 1772 map is from Bartick Antique Prints
1771 Theodor Phillip von Pfau: "Tabula
POLONIÆ et LITUANIÆ, Geographica
minor," 46.5 x 51.5 cm. Upper left
corner map of a 25-sheet map called
"Regni Poloniae, Magni Ducatus
Lituaniae..." engraved by Christian
Benjamin Glassbach. Also two
1772 Andrew Bell (engraver): "A Map of Poland, with its APPENDAGES: shewing the
late Partition of that Kingdom," originally published in the November 1772 issue of
Gentlemens Magazine, then reprinted in the December 1772 issue of Scots Magazine,
Edinburgh, with Bell's name added below the frame line. The First Partition, of course,
was of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and only partly of one of its two
constituents: the Kingdom of Poland.
First map from; second map from
1772 Tobias Conrad Lotter - Matthaus
Seutter: "POLONIÆ REGNUM ut et
22 cm. Also two
DETAIL images. From
1773 Tobias Mayer - Homann Heirs: "Mappa Geographica Regni Poloniae ex novissimis quotquot sunt mappis specialibus composita et ad L.L. stereographicae projectionis /
revocata a Tob. Mayero, S.C.S. Carte des etats de la Covronne de Pologne," Nuremberg, 18.9 x 20.9 inches, in six versions colored to show results of the First, 1772, Partition of
the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Mayer's name is still followed by "S.C.S.," but now "Homanianos Heredes" in the cartouche is followed by "C.P.SC.M." or "Cum Privilegio
Sacræ Cæsaræ Majestatis" -- Mayer died in 1772, long after he stopped making maps for Homann Heirs, and now the copyright to his maps is officially owned by Homann Heirs.

First map from:; second:; third from orso47 on eBay, which is also; fourth from; fifth from the
Beinecke Rare book and Manuscript library at Yale; sixth from Zielonogórska Biblioteka Cyfrowa, via
1773 Tobias Mayer - Homann Heirs: "Mappa
Geographica Regni Poloniae," Nürnberg, 17.63 x 20.63
inches, in two versions from “Atlas Geographicus,” first
published in 1759, reissued to c1784. Note the ornate
engraving on the lower left corner compared with the
same area in the Mayer maps below.
First map AK-09; second
map from
1773 Emanuel Bowen: "POLAND,
DETAIL image.
1773 Johann Walch:
"CHARTE des Konigreichs
(See the 1793
version, too.)
1773 Antonio Zatta:
POLONIA," Venice.
1775 Jean Lattre - Giovanni Antonio
LA POLOGNE," Paris, 38 x 55 cm, from
Herrisot's "Atlas Moderne."Compare
with the 1762 and 1771 versions.
c1773 Guillaume Delisle (cartographer) -
Philippe Buache
(publisher): "La Pologne
Dressee sur ce qu'en ot donne Starovolsk,
Beauplan, Hartnoch...," Paris, 18.8 x 24.3
inches, in the
sixth state: the cartouche is
dated 1769 while coloring shows the First
Partition of 1772.
1774 Jean Janvier (geographer/cartographer) - Jean
Lattre II
(engraver): "Les Royaumes de Pologne et de
Prusse, avec le Duche de Curlande, divises en
provinces et palatinats..." Paris, 25.5 x 18.5 inches, in
two versions from "Atlas Geographique." First issued
1760, updated through 1780 (on the next page). This
edition depicts lands lost in the First, 1772, Partition.
First map from; second from
1773 Michael Groell
(printer/publisher /book-
- Bartolomeo Folino
(engraver): "CARTE Gen-
erale & Itineraire de
POLOGNE," Warsaw.
c1771 "Tabula Poloniæ
et Lituaniæ"
1773 Thomas Kitchin: "POLAND,
the latest Authorities," and two
Compare with the 1785 version.
1772 W. Barker: "POLAND,
Shewing the Claims of
Russia, Prussia and Aus-
tria, until the late DEPRA-
DATIONS ..," engraved for
Carey's American edition of
"Guthrie's Geography im-
1772 J. H. Schneider:
(Poland  & Lithuania),
Amsterdam, 3.75 x 4.75
inches, after de l'Isle, from
"Atlas des Enfans."
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1773 Georges-Louis Le
Rouge: "Le Royaume de
Pologne, le Grand duche
Lithuanie, avec le
demembrement du traite
du 5 aout 1772," Paris.
From Bibliotheque nationale de
1775 Louis Brion de la Tour: "Carte
Curieuse des nouvelles Limities de la
Pologne, de l'Empire Ottoman et des  Etats
voisins FIXEES; par les puissances
copartageantes, par la paix entre les
Russes et les Turcs..."
(Map of the  Curious
new Limits of  Poland, the Ottoman Empire
and the united neighbors FIXED by
partitioning Powers, for peace between the
Russians and Turks)
, Paris, 41.5 x 49.5 cm.
From Bibliotheque nationale de France: via wikipedia
1772 Robert Sayer (publisher): "The Kingdom of Poland
and Great Dutchy of Lithuania, with all their Divisions,"
London, 48 x 64 cm / 18.7 x 25.4 inches, in two versions.
First map from; second from the Norman
B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library:
1772 Rigobert Bonne:
LITHUANIE," Paris, 9.1 x
13.7 inches.
c1772 Tobias Conrad Lotter: "MAPPA GEOGRAPHICA ex novisimis observationibus
showing the partition of 1772, in two formats: a 49 x 60 cm folding map, glued to
linen, and two versions of a flat map from "Atlas novus." Lotter married Matthias
Seutter's daughter in 1740 and succeeded him in 1756. Lotter used Seutter's
copperplate for this map, changing only the name in the cartouche.
Folding map from; first flat map from the Lithuanian National Museum:; second flat map from
c1772  Jean Niepreckis (creator) - corrected by Tobias
Mayer, published by Homann Heirs: "MAGN. DVCATVS
LITVANIÆ," in two versions published long after the
1749 date on the map.
First map from the  Lithuanian national
museum:; second from
1775 Homann Heirs (publishers): "CHARTE von RUSSISICH LITAUEN,
welche die von Polen an Russland abgetretene Woiewodschaften, Liefland,
Witepsk, Msciflaw, und einen Theil der Woiewodsdchaften Polock und
Minsk enthalt," Nürnberg, 23 x 20 inches, showing the lands of the
Grand Duchy of Lithuania annexed by the Russian Empire after the
1772 partition of the Polish-Lithuanian state.
First map from the Lithuanian
national museum:; second from
1771 Type B cartouche
1772 Type B cartouche
1772  Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni: "Carte de la Pologne: Divisée par provinces et palatinats et subdivisée par districts..." (Map of Poland with its provinces, voivodeships, lands, and and further sub-
divided by their sub-districts),
Paris, in two versions. Józef Aleksander Jabłonowski, governor of Novogrudok -- in today's Belarus -- was an avid map collector. Under his supervision, and with his financial
support, the Italian cartographer Rizzi-Zannoni created this atlas using materials from Jabłonowski’s collection. It is a detailed, large-scale, 25-sheet atlas of engraved maps of Poland before the
partitions of 1772, 1793, and 1795. It is the only atlas from this period showing future Belarusian lands in detail and drawn to scale. Inscriptions are in Polish, French, and Ottoman Turkish (لسان عثمانى‎‎
Lisân-ı Osmânî ).  
Maps are from a. University College of London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies:ssees, or b. Silesian Digital Library:SDL -- both via
"No. 2: "Kurlandia y część Jnflant Moskiewskich"  (Cour-
land and part of Moscovy's Livland)
From SDL and ssees
1772 (dated 1769) By "Ivan Truskot" on the map, but
"Map of Polnd and Moldavia...," was created by Scot
John Truscott, of the Dt. Petersburg Academy of
Sciences, sometime between 1772 and 1779. Also
DETAIL images. From the National Library of Russia,
via the World Digital Library
"No. 6: "Część połnocna Pruss Elektorskich, Woiewod-
ztwo Trockie y Xięstwo Żmudzkie."
(Northern part of
the Elector's Prussia, the Voivodship of Troki and the
Duchy of Żmudź.)
From SDL and ssees
1772  Georg Friedrich Schmidt:
"Рижская губерния"
(Riga guberniya), in
the Cyrillic-alphabet version of Schmidt's
map, published in St. Petersburg. Also
DETAIL images. From the National
Library of Russia:  
"No. 7: "Woiewodstwa Wileńskie, Połockie y Witebskie."
(The Voivodships of Wilno, of Połock and of Witebsk.)
From SDL and ssees
"No. 10: "Xięstwo Biskupstwo Warmińskie, Część
połud- niowa Woiewodztwa Trockiego y Pruss Brande-
burskich. Część północna Podlasia y Mazowsza."

(Bishopric of Warmia, Southern Part of the Palatinat of
Troki, and the Northern Part of Podlachia and Mazovia)

From SDL and ssees  
1773 E. Hudyakov - James F. Schmidt: "Генералъная
Географическая Карта Псков- ской и Могилевской Губернии ..."
(General Geographic Map, Pskov and Mogilev guberniyas ...), St.
Petersburg, 47 x 67 cm., on canvas. Five
DETAIL images of the two
guberniyas created to accommodate the annexed Lithuanian
territories of the First Partition.
From the National Library of Russia: http:
1771 Rev. Francesco
Antonio Righini: "Tabula
Topographica Omnium
Locorum et Conventuum
Provinc. Lithuaniæ...,"
Rome, from "Provincial
Minorum Fratrum Ordinis
S. Francisci Conventual-
ium," an atlas depicting
European Franciscan
Title and Index pages:
"Wizerunek Powszechny
Polski y Litwy Służący do
zrozumienia zbioru XXIV.
Karta Wystawionego przez
Rizzi Zannoni Academiy
król. Nauk Göttingent-
skiey P. Inż. Hydr. w
Zeglarstwie Króla Franc. M.
(A general
image of Poland and Lith-
uania, the 24th sheet, to
understand the full set
prepared by Rizzi- Zannoni
of the Göttingen Academy,
the French King's sea
hydrographic engineer).
From SDL
No. 3: "granic Polski y Moskwy z strony Inflant." (bor-
der of Poland & Moscovy & part of Livland.)
From SDL
and ssees
No. 4: "Część gubernii Nowogrodzkiey." (Part of the
Novgorod Governorate.)
From SDL and ssees
No. 8: "Gubernia Smoleńska y część Woiewodztwa
(The Governorate of Smoleńsk and part of
the Voivodship of Witebsk.)
From SDL and ssees
No. 11: "Woiewodztwa Mińskie y Nowogrodzkie. (The
Voivodships of Mińsk and of Nowogródek.)
From SDL and
No. 12: "Karta granic Polski y Russii, zawieraiąca Woie-
wództwo Mścisławskie, część Woiewództwa Mińskiego,
regiment Starodubowski, ziemie (Vjezd) Rosławską,
Brjańską, Trubczewską, Bolchowską, Orelską, Kara-
czewską, Sjewską, y Kromyską."
(A map of the borders
of Poland and Russia, containing the Voivodship of
Mścisław, part of the Voivodship of Mińsk, the regiment
of Starodub, the lands (uyezd) of Rosław, Briańsk, Trub-
czewsk, Bolchow, Oreł, Kara- czewsk, Siewsk and
From SDL and ssees
1776 Francois Santini:
POLOGNE," Venice, 22 x
17.5 inches, after de
1776 Paolo Santini (cartographer /publisher) - Homann Heirs (publishers) -
Remondini (latest publisher): "Carte de la LITHUANIE RUSSIENNE..."
Venice, 22 x 17.5 inches, in two versions showing lands lost by the Grand
Duchy of Lithuania in the First, 1772, Partition, was later included in
Remondini's 1784 Venice edition of "Atlas Universel dresse sur des
Meillieures Cartes Modernes," which featured re-engraved plates from
those of Robert de Vaugondy's "Atlas Universel." A different cartouche, in a
different language, but the same map as the 1775 German versions to the
Uncolored map from; colored map from
1773 J.F. Schmidt: "Гене- ральная карта Псков-
ской губернии, разделен- ной на пять провинций
(General map of Pskov gu- berniya, divided into 5
Dis- tricts)
, St. Petersburg,  46 х 58 cm, at 1:800
, on linen. From National Library of Russia, http://leb.
1774 John Gibson -  
Emanuel Bowen:
"POLAND," London, 4 x 3
inches, from "Atlas
Minimus Illustratus..,
Drawn & engraved by J,
Gibson; Revised, corrected,  
improved, by E. Bowen,
Geographer to His
Majesty." See the 1758,
1792 versions.
diddersgoods on eBay
c1772 Jean-Baptiste
- Longchamps
: "Le royaume
de Pologne comprenant les
états de Pologne et de
Lithuanie, divisez en
provinces..." Paris. Color-
ing by Longchamps on a
c1691 map.
1776 J.F. Schmidt:
"Географическая карта
Могилевской губернии
на четыре провинции
(Map of the
Mogilev guberniya, divided
into four districts)
, St.
Petersburg, 45 х 54 cm, at
1:800 000, on linen. From
the National Library of Russia:
c1773  Tobias Mayer -  Homann Heirs: "Mappa
Geographica Regni Poloniae ex novissimis quot
quot sunt mappis specialibus composita in
partes maiores Austriac. russic. et Borussic.
divisa et luci publice traddita per Homannia-
nos Heredes Norinbergæ C.P.S.C.M." 60.4 x
52.8 cm.  A well-erased cartouche drops both
Mayer's name and year.
From cesgia on eBay
c1772 John Abraham
: "A New Map
of Poland," London.
c1774-79 Giovanni Battista Ghigi
(painter/historian/geograher): "Carta
geografica del Regno di Polonia : diviso
nelle sue province e palatinati..," Rome,
48.6 x 69.6 cm.
From  Biblioteca
Casanatense, Roma, via
1771 Type C cartouche
1772 Type B cartouche
1772 Georg Friedrich Schmidt: "Tabula Geographica  
Gubernii Rigensis in suos circulos Divisi," Denmark in
two Latin-alphabet versions. See the Cyrillic version of
this map to the right.
First map from the National Library of
Latvia  via; second from the
National Library of Estonia's digital archive:
1771 Giovanni Antonio
Rizzi- Zannoni: "Carte
Generale de la Pologne,"
from Lattre's 1775  
"Atlas Moderne." See the
1762 version.
Gentlemens Magazine, November 1772
Scots Magazine,
December 1772
1774 (dated 1773)
Thomas Kitchin
: "Poland,
shewing the claims of
Austria, Russia &
Prussia," London, sheet
31 x 21 cm, from
Fenning's "A new system
of Geography..."
odetowhitman* on eBay
1774 Otto Friedrich von Pistohlkors
(cartographer) - Johann Friedrich
(publisher): "Liefland oder die
beyden Generalgouvernementer und
Herzogthümer Lief- und Ehstland," Riga.
From the National library of Estonia's digital
National Library of France:
Digital Repository of Scientific Institutes:
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1773 (dated) Georg Friedrich Utz: "Nova Mappa Geographica Regni
Poloniӕ, Magni Dvcatus Litvaniӕ Regni..," Nuremberg, 104 x 37
cm, in two versions depicting results of the First, 1772, Partition of
the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.