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Five (5) European maps, including French Napoleonic and English. 1st item: Map of Theater of War and French and Allied Saxon Marches in Prussia and Poland during the Campaigns of 1806 and 1807 (Carte de Theatre de la Guerre et Marches des Armees Francaises et Allies en Saxe en Prusse et en Pologne pendant les Campagnes de 1806 et 1807) engraved by Jean Baptiste Pierre Tardieu, circa 1807. Copper plate engraving depicting the areas of Europe involved in the Napoleonic War of the Fourth Coalition, October 1806-July 1807, including with hand colored elements detailing the routes of the different armies with French text. Title and tables, top left and center, scale of miles, lower center. Map surrounded by scale notations and double line border. Previously mounted to mat with old archival paper tape. Image – 16 3/8" H x 20 5/8" W. Sheet – 17 7/8" H x 22 1/2" W. Mat – 23 3/8" H x 27 1/4" W. 2nd item: The County of Middlesex, from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1819 & 1820 by C. & I. Greenwood, engraved by J. & J. Neele, 1829. Published by the proprietors C. Greenwood & Co., London. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring depicting Middlesex, a historic county in southeast England almost entirely within the wider urbanized area of London, center, with vignettes of Westminster Abbey, lower left, and St. Paul's Cathedral, lower right. Title, top left, compass rose, top center, Explanation and scale of miles, top right, Reference to the Hundreds, lower center. Map surrounded by border with scale notations. Housed in a mat with plastic covering. Image – 21" H x 25 3/4" W. Sight – 21 1/4" H x 26" W. Mat – 26 7/8" H x 32 3/8" W. 3rd item: "Carte D'Angleterre 1754" by Jean Palairet. Colored map of England and Wales with French identifications. Counties, cities, towns, rivers, bodies of water, and points of interest marked. Ireland, Scotland, and France also present. Decorative title cartouche with scale of miles, top right. Image – 20-1/4" H x 20-5/8" W. Sheet – 28-3/4" H x 21-1/4" W. 4th item: "A Map of France with the Dominions" by Richard William Seale, for "Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapins History", 1750. Uncolored map of France and surrounding territories, including parts of England, Germany, and Spain, with regions, cities, towns, rivers, bodies of water, mountain ranges, and points of interest marked. Decorative title cartouche, middle left. Explanation and 2 scales of miles, lower right. Image – 15" H x 18-1/2" W. Sheet – 16" H x 19-1/4" W. 5th item: "Dept de la Seine" by Victor Levasseur, engraved by Laguillermie and Rainaud, for "Atlas National Illustre des 86 Departments et des Possessions De La France", 1833. Colored map of Paris, with surrounding regions, including Versailles, some colored elements. Surrounding map are sections of text describing statistics, curiosities and celebrities, and products and commerce. Images of local heroes, products, landscapes, dress, and coat of arms with colored elements above and below map. Image – 12" H x 17-3/8" W. Sheet – 14-1/8" H x 20-1/8" W.All items mid 18th/second quarter 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, tears. Residue from old archival paper tape to each corner. Sheet has been cut down. 2nd item: Overall good condition with toning/areas of acid burn, foxing spots. Not examined outside of mat. 3rd item: Impression of other map visible lower right. Areas of toning on surface, largest area 1/2", lower middle left. Slight toning around edges. Loss, rips, tears, to edges of sheet. 4th item: 1-5/8" line of toning, top left. Slight toning around edges, toning extends 1-5/8" on top edge. 5th item: 2 brown stains, 3/8" top middle right, and 1/8" middle left. Slight toning around edges.