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Antique Maps by John Gibson (fl. 1750-92)

A prolific 18th century engraver of maps, including the rare Maps of the Chief Roads in England, showing the various Routes from London - 1765, smaller format county maps included. His best known work is the New and Accurate Maps of the Counties England and Wales. These small, decorative, rococo-style maps each carry a short description of of the county and the atlas was sold bound in calf for 4s, or 5s 6d with maps coloured. He also published several items in the Universal Magazine and The Universal Museum.

His publications also included:
A New Map of North America with the West India Islands -1755.
Middle British Colonies - 1756.
Atlas Minimus 1758 (with Emanuel Bowen). Re-issued 1774.
A New and Complete Map of all America 1763 (1772-94 several re-issues with differing titles).

Antique maps of various places.
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Russia - An Exact Map of the Course of the Great River Volga, from the Survey made by Order of the Russian Court agreeable to the set of Maps published in St. Petersburg in 1745. J. Gibson Jan 1753, 380 x 270, £125 Antique Map of the River Volga Russia
Persia - A Map of the Routes of the Russian Embassy to Persia in 1746 The Revolutions of Persia, J. Gibson Jan 1753, 450 x 495 £165 Antique Map of Persia featuring the Caspian Sea
Russia - Siberia - The Appendage to the Maps of the Orgenburgh Expedition No.1 and the Provinces in Siberia, No.2 as taken by the Russians in 1747 J. Gibson Jan 1753, 235 x 500, £150 Old map of Siberia
Poland - central to North. Gentlemans Magazine, J. Gibson C.1780,
235 x 470, SOLD
Antique Map of Poland

18th century maps by John Gibson.

 

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