Cornwall

Method Copper engraved with hand colour
Artist Wallis, James
Published London Publish'd by S.A. Oddy, 1812
Dimensions 195 x 262 mm
Notes A detailed county map of Cornwall, from Oddy's 'New General Atlas of the World' published in 1812.

James Wallis, engraver and publisher at '77 Berwick Street, Soho' London (from 1812). It is known that he went bankrupt twice, in 1801 and 1805. Rights to Wallis's maps later went to Patrick Martin, then to Simpkin and Marshall, then to the master printer William Lewis. He worked on S. A. Oddy's New General Atlas of the World, 1811, Wallis's New Pocket Edition of the English Counties or Travellers Companion..., 1812, (re-published by P. Martin 1816, maps included in Martin's Sportsman's Almanack, 1818 and 1819 and Lewis's New Travellers Guide 1819 and later) Wallis's New British Atlas Containing a Complete Set of County Maps, S. A. Oddy, 1812, (re-issued as A New and Improved British Atlas, 1813) Wallis's Second and Superior British Atlas; containing a complete set of county maps..., 1814 and 1816, Ellis's New and Correct Atlas of England and Wales..., 1819; and The Panorama or Traveller's Instructive Guide through England and Wales, 1820.

Condition: Strong impression. Traces of the offset of another print to verso.
Framing mounted
Price £90.00
Stock ID 46281

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