1899 Fred Rose Serio-Comic Map of Europe: Angling in Troubled Waters
Code: AnglinginTroubledWaters-fredwrose-1899
Price: $4,000.00
AddDate: Tue, 12 May 2015 17:00:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/rosefred.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bacon.txt
Condition: Good. Like most examples of this map there is considerable wear and splitting on the original fold lines - see zoom feature. The whole has been backed with archival tissue. Accompanied by original binder, which is worn at edges and repaired along fold. Some loss and damage over title.
Date: 1899 (dated)
Drawer: 35
Height: 20
Note: One of Fred Rose's most iconic Serio-Comic caricature maps.
References: OCLC 54631842, 186946241, 232038387. Hill, G., Cartographical Curiosities, p. 46-49 R.V. Tooley, Geographical Oddities (London 1963 Map Collectors' Series 1), nr. 84.
Scale: 1 : 8700000
Tags: Historical Map, Caricature Map, Franco-Prussian War, John Bull, Octopus Map, Russia, Frederic Rose
Title: Angling in Troubled Waters A Serio-Comic Map of Europe by Fred. W. Rose Author of the 'Octopus Map of Europe'
Width: 28
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1720 Satirical Map Illustrating the Mississippi Bubble (Fools Head or Fools Cap Map)
Code: GeksKopFoosHead-anon-1720
Price: $1,500.00
AddDate: Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:51:00
Condition: Good. Minor centerfold reinforcement. Repairs to upper margin far from printing. Platemark visible. Blank on verso.
Date: 1720 (dated)
Height: 12
Note: Important saterical map illustrating the follow of the Mississippi Bubble.
References: British Museum, Catalogue of Prints and Drawings In The British Museum. Division I Political And Personal Satires, vol.II (London, British Museum. 1873), p.541-543. Mapforum.com, no. 5. Muller, Frederik, De Nederlandsche Geschiedenis in Platen. Beredeneerde Beschrijving van Nederlandsche Historieplaten,#3592.
Source: Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, Vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gepleegt in den Jaare MDCCXX, (Amsterdam: D. Onder de Linden) 1720.
Tags: Mississippi Bubble, South Sea Bubble, John Law, Economics, Thematic Map, Allegorical, Satirical
Title: Afbeeldinge van't zeer vermearde Eiland Geks-Kop.
Width: 9.5
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1840 Alegorical Map of the 'Matter of Money' and Matrimony
Code: MatterofMoney-alegorical-1840
Price: $1,250.00
AddDate: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:58:00
Condition: Very good. Slight matt burn. Mansucript.
Date: 1840 (dated)
Height: 8
Note: Charming allegorical manuscript map of the land of matrimony.
Tags: Allegorical, Matrimony, Thematic Map, Satirical
Title: A new and easy Map of Matter-of-Money comprising all the late Discoveries made, and Observations Taken A.D. 1840.
Width: 5
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