Laurie & Whittle. “The Old World or Eastern Hemisphere with the addition of all the New Discoveries." From A New and Elegant General Atlas.
London: Laurie & Whittle, 1801. 8 1/4 x 10 1/8. (platemark). Engraving. Original hand color. Minor staining in margins, otherwise, very good condition.
In 1794, Robert Laurie and James Whittle took over Robert Sayer’s important publishing business in London and continued to produce maps of the highest quality into the early nineteenth century. With access to the best geographic records and the finest craftsmen, the maps issued by Laurie & Whittle are among the best of the period.