Mills wheels water Lapidary 1754 Thomas Jefferys lot of 6 old engraved prints
Mills wheels water Lapidary 1754 Thomas Jefferys lot of 6 old engraved prints Mills wheels water Lapidary 1754 Thomas Jefferys lot of 6 old engraved prints
$ 175.00

Mills

(water wheels- lapidary mill or wheel- Sugar mill- powder mill plans & cross-section)

Issued 1754, London. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys [1710-1771].

Charming small lot of mid-18th century engraved topical prints by this famous engraver better known for his work as a map engraver. Jefferys was Geographer to his Royal Higness Prince of Wales as well as a book publisher.

Priced at a modest cost of $30 per print.

Prints show clear signs of their age, light overall toning, smudging or spotting as clearly visible in scans, but still pleasing and of historical interest.

Sheet measures c. 8" x 5" .

Printed area measures c. 7 1/4" x 4 1/4".

[R14562]

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v.2, p. 433-5.