Robert Sayer (1724?-1794)

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Country : Grande-Bretagne
Gender : masculin
Birth : 1724
Death : 29-01-1794
Commercial activities : Imprimeur libraire
Note :
Libraire ; marchand d'estampes, de musique et de cartes et atlas. - Fils de James Sayer (1695-1736), avocat à Stockton. Reçu "freeman" de la "Stationers' Company" de Londres par "rédemption" le 6 sept. 1748, il exerce dès 1745. En déc. 1768, "venu à Paris pour faire le commerce d'estampes indécentes" en compagnie de Thomas Jefferys (1719?-1771), il est surveillé par la police (BnF, ms. fr. 22099, fol. 125-127). Malade à partir de 1791, il s'en remet principalement à ses employés et futurs successeurs Robert Laurie et James White. Dit âgé de 69 ans lors de son décès (Bath, janv. 1794)
De 1745 à 1751, travaille en association avec Philip Overton puis avec la veuve de celui-ci, Mary, qui se remarie en janv. 1747 avec James Sayer, frère aîné de Robert ; de 1774 à 1784 avec John Bennett, son ancien apprenti
ISNI : ISNI 0000 0001 1031 8440

Activities of Robert Sayer (1724?-1794) (220)

Imprimeur-libraire (53)

Map of the Empire of Germanic, including all the States comprehended under that name : with the Kingdoms of Prussia, &c
A new chart of the Indian and Pacific oceans between the Cape of Good Hope, New Holland and Japan, comprehending New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Britain, New Ireland, New Guineas &c., Louisianne and New Georgia ; also The Pelew, New Caroline, Ladrone, and Philippine Islands
A New Chart of the Coast of Guayana From Rio Orinoco to River Berbice, Containing the Dutch Colonie of Poumaron, Issequibo and Demerary, and Berbice
A New and Correct Chart of the Indian Ocean, from the Cape of Good Hope to Canton, Including the Arabian and Persian Gulfs, the China Sea, the Oriental Islands, and the Western Part of the New Holland
The Channel pilot
A survey of the Tigris, from Canton to the island of Lankeet
Plan of the Bay and Harbour of Rio-Janeiro on the Coast of Brasil...
A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina
A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charles Town, in South Carolina on the 28th of June 1776 by His Majesty's squadron, commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an officer on the spot
A plan of the river and sound of D'Awfoskee in South Carolina
An exact plan of Charles-Town-Bar and Harbour, from an actual survey. With the attack of Fort Sulivan, on the 28th of june 1776...
An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts,...
Grenada divided into its parishes, by order of his excellency Governor Scott
The peninsula and gulf of Florida with the Bahama Islands
The Virgin Islands from English and Danish surveys
Bequia or Becouya, the northernmost of the Granadilles, surveyed in 1763
Buck's antiquities ; or Venerable remains of above four hundred castles, monasteries, palaces, &c. &c. in England and Wales
[Assemblée de l'Académie de Londres]
A New and Accurate Map of Warwickshire
A view of Bilniz, in Saxony, one of the palaces of the king of Poland
A New Improved Map of Northumberland from the Best Surveys & Intelligences, Divided into its Wards
An Accurate Map of Northampton Shire
An Accurate Map of Hereford Shire Divided into its Hundreds
An Accurate Map of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland Divided into their respective Hundreds
An Accurate Map of Shrop Shire Divided into its Hundreds
A New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, Divided into their respective Wards
An Improved Map of the County of Stafford Divided into its Hundreds
A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland divided into Provinces Counties and Baronies, shewing the Archbishopsricks, Bishopsricks, Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns, Villages, Barracks, Mountains, Lakes, Bogs, Rivers, Bridges, Ferries, Passes also the Great, the Branch & the By Post Roads, together with the Inland Navigation, etc.
An Accurate Map of the County of Worcester
An Accurate Map of the County of Derby Divided into its Hundreds and Drawn from the best Authorities
An Accurate Map of Lincolnshire, Divided into its Wapontakes
An Accurate Map of Nottingham Shire
An Accurate Map of the County of Lancaster Divided into its Hundreds
An Accurate Map of the County of York Divided into its Ridings and Subdivided into Wapontakes
An Accurate Map of the East Riding of York Shire Divided into its Wapontakes &c.
An Accurate Map of the North Riding of York Shire, Divided into its Wapontakes
An Accurate Map of the West Riding of York Shire, Divided into its Wapontakes
The Cape of Good Hope
The city of Batavia in the island of Java and capital of all the Dutch factories & settlements in the East indies
A Chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa, and Asia
A Chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia
The Palace of the king of Prussia at Berlin
A View of MORETSBURG in Saxony of y.e Hunting Seats of y.e King of Poland
An Accurate Map of North Wales Divided into its Counties, viz., Carnarvonshire, Flintshire, Denbeighshire, Merionythshire, Montgomeryshire, with the isle of Anglesey, Improved from the Best Surveys & Intelligences and Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Air, Soil, Natural Produce, Trade, Manufactures, &c.
To the Most Noble Thomas Holles Pelham, duke of Newcastle , ... this map of County of Middlesex
An Accurate Map of Cambridgeshire divided into its Hundreds
An Accurate Map of Radnor Shire Drawn from an Actual Survey, with various Improvements. Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Natural Produce, Air, Soil, Trade, Manufactures &c.
A New and Accurate Map of South Wales
An Accurate Map of Cardigan Shire, Drawn from an Actual Survey with various Improvements. Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Natural Produce, Trade, Manufactures, Air, Soil, &c.
The mystery of masonry brought to light by the Gormagons
[2 cartes sur une même planche] [en haut :] An Accurate Map of Carmarthen Shire Drawn from an Actual Survey, with various Improvements. Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural produce, Trade & Manufactures
[Recueils de topographie sur le Royaume Uni]
The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements...

Cartographe (40)

Plan of the island of Fernand de Noronha
A new and accurate plan of London, Westminster and borough of Southwark
An Exact plan of Charleston bar and harbour
A New Chart of the Straits to the westward of New Guinea
A new and correct chart exhibiting the whole of the Atlantic or Western Ocean
A new and correct chart exhibiting the whole of the Atlantic or Western Ocean
Plan routier de la ville de Bruxelles
Chart of the coast of Africa from cape Blanco to River Gambia
A plan of Milford Haven...
A new general chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean
A new general chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean
A New and accurate chart of the bay of Chesapeake
Chart of the Açores Island
Chart of the entrance of Hudson's Rivers
Chart of the entrance of Hudson's Rivers
A New and accurate chart of the bay of Chesapeake
A New and accurate chart of the bay of Chesapeake
The american military pocket atlas being an approved collection of correct maps both general and particular of the british colonies. ..
A Chart of the gulf of St Laurence
A chart of the banks of New Foundland
The Cape Verd Islands
The Cape Verd Islands
A plan of Chaleur Bay
A Plan of the battle of Bunker's hill
The Cape Verd Islands
The Seat of war in New England
A Chart of the gulf of St Laurence
A chart of the gulf of St Laurence
A chart of the Atlantic Ocean
Chart containing the coasts of California, New Albion, Kamtchatka and the islands in the Pacific Ocean, North America and the west Indies with the coasts of Europe
A new chart of river St Laurence
A new chart of river St Laurence
A new chart of the river St Laurence
A Chart of the Streights of Belle Isle
[Ports et baies du Sud-Est de Terre-Neuve]
[Ports et baies du Sud-Est de Terre-Neuve]
A Chart of the Streights of Belle Isle
A chart of the South-East part of Newfoundland
An Accurate Map of Scotland
An Accurate Modern Map of the Rivers of England and Wales

Marchand (34)

A complete body of ancient geography
A New Chart of that Part of the North Sea between the East Coast of Norway and the North Coast of Jutland from the Naze to the Skaw ; with the West Coast of Norway from Bergen to the Naze. According to the Dutch & Danish Surveys, improved from the Remarks and Observations made
A New Chart of Harwich Harbour with the Rolling Ground, Felstow Road, Goldermore's and Flats of the Naze
The Coast of Tierra Firma from Cartagena to Golfo Triste
The Isthmus of Panama with the Coast from Great River on the Moskito Shore to Cartagena
The Bay of Honduras
The Coast of Caracas, Cumana, Paria and the Mouths of Rio Orinoco, with the Islands of Trinidad, Margarita, Tobago, Granada, St Vincent sea
The Coast of New Spain from Neuva Vera Cruz to Triste Island
An Accurate map of England and Wales
The western coast of Africa from cape Blanco to cape Virga exhibiting Senegambia proper
The East Indies, with the Roads
The East Indies, with the Roads
Directions for a General Chart of St George's Channel… Corrected from actual Surveys, experienced Pilots, &c. And the Principal Harbours and Roads in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, laid down on a large Scale [Page de titre de l'atlas & Pages 3,4 & 5]
A New and Correct Plan of the Cities and suburbs of London & Westminster & borough of Southwark with the Country adjacent, the New Buildings, Roads &c to the Year 1763
England and Wales
An Accurate Map of Buckingham Shire Divided into its Hundred
An Accurate Map of Devon Shire Divided into its Hundreds
An Accurate Map of Dorset Shire, Divided into the Hundreds
An Accurate Map of the Counties of Gloucester and Monmouth Divided into their Respective Hundreds
Le grand Atlas Anglois: ou, nouveau Recueil des Cartes de toutes les Provinces d'Angleterre et de la principauté de Galles, dressées d'apres les divers Arpentages qui ont été Publies jusqu'à ce jour. Avec trois Cartes générales d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse, & d'Irlande. Fondées sur les meilleures Authorités
The large English Atlas: or, a New Set of Maps of all the Counties in England and Wales, drawn from the Several Surveys wich have been hitherto Published. With Three general Maps of England, Scotland, and Ireland, From the latest and best Authorities
A New Improved Map of Hampshire from the best Surveys & Intelligences Divided into Hundreds Shewing the several Roads and true Measured Distances between Town and Town also the Rectories & Vicarages, the Parks and Seats of the Nobility & Gentry with other useful Particulars Regulated by Astron[omica]l Observations
An Accurate Map of Berkshire
An Accurate Map of the County of Surrey
An Improved Map of Wiltshire, Divided into its Hundreds
A New Improved Map of Oxfordshire
A New and Accurate Map of the County of Cornwall, from an Actual Survey
The planisphere on which the stars visable in the latitude of 51° 30'N. are laid down . .. for the year 1740 ...
The southern hemisphere projected on the plane of the ecliptic
The description and use of the starry Zodiack
Stellarum fixarum hemisphaerium boreale
Stellarum fixarum hemisphaerium boreale
Stellarum fixarum hemisphaerium australe
Stellarum fixarum hemisphaerium australe

Directeur de publication (33)

Nieuwe afteekening van de Sorlinges eylanden...
A new and improved chart of the Bristol channel...
A new chart of the Baltic or East Sea
A new chart of the coast between Orfordness and Hasbrough [Happisburgh]
A new chart of the Baltic or East Sea
A new chart of the coast of England from the point of Lynus...to Formby point...
An actual survey of the harbour and river of Waterfor and of the bay of Tramore...
A new and improved chart of the Bristol channel...
A chart of the West and South-West coast of Ireland, from the mouth of the river Shannon to Waterford haven
A new chart of the East coast of England from the Spurn head to ...Humber
A new chart of the West coast of England from Formby point...to...[Whitbeck]
A chart of the coast between Orford ness and Hasbrough
A new hydrographical survey of the British Channel.../ improved from the large chart of... Th.Jefferys...
A new hydrographical survey of the East coast of England from Flamborough head to Berwick
A new chart of the North coast of Scotland with...the Orkney islands
A new chart of the West coast of Scotland...[cape Wrath-Ardnamurchan], including the Western islands...
A new chart of the West coast of Scotland...[Sound of Sleat-Burrow head], including the Western islands...
A new hydrographical survey of the British Channel.../ improved from the large chart of... Th.Jefferys...
A new and exact hydrographical survey of the river Shannon from Limerick to the sea...
Harbour of Rye...
Harbour of Rye... : [calque de la pièce 3]
A new chart of Mounts bay in Cornwall...
A chart of the West and South-West coast of Ireland, from the mouth of the river Shannon to Waterford haven
Plymouth sound, Hamoaze and Catwater
A chart of the sands and channels from the Nore to Margate road...
A chart of the isle, road and race of Portland...
An hydrographical survey of the coast of Devonshire : [Exmouth-Stoke point]
Falmouth and Carreg road ; Helford sound
A chart of the entrance into the Channel
Plan of the bays of Polkerris and Mevagisey
A new and correct chart of the gulf of Finland
A plan of the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark...
A map of chart of the gulfs of Finland and Livonia

Éditeur commercial (19)

The Death of Marat, late member of the National Convention, at Paris, on the 13th of July 1793
Louis the XVI King of France attempting to address the populace, at the place of execution, Jan.y 21st 1793...
The Grand Confederation at Paris on the 12th of July
A CHART of the COAST of AFRICA From the STREIGHTS of GIBRALTAR to CAPE BLANCO, with MADERA & the CANARY ISLANDS ; from the Observations CAP[itain] GEO. GLAS in 1759 & 1760, and those of Mon[sieur] DE FLEURIEU made by Order of the French Government in 1768 and 1769
Les Antilles // et la // Guayanne // Par la Rochette // 1776 // Traduit de l'Anglais
A Map of the most Inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole Province of Maryland with Part of Pennsylvania, New Jersey And North Carolina
A New Map of the province of Quebec according to the royal proclamation of the 7th of october 1763 from the french surveys connected with those made after the war
A map of Pennsylvania exhibiting not only the improved parts of that province, but also its extensive frontiers, laid down from actual surveys, and chiefly from the late map of W. Scull published in 1770
The seat of war in New England by an american volunteer with the marches of the several corps sent by the colonies towards Boston, with the attack on Bunkers-Hill
An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian Frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks ans soundings on the coasts with the road ans indian Paths
An accurate map of North America describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions on this great continent according the definitive treaty conducted at Paris 10Th Feb. 1763, also all the West India islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states, the whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements
The County Palatine of Durham
The County Palatine of Durham
The County Palatine of Durham
24e Vue de la Grande Allée du Jardin de Vauxhall prise de l'Entrée 24
An Exact Plan // of // S.t Philips Castle // by Mahon
The universal vicissitude of seasons, and the libration of light
A scheme of the solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging therets described from Dr. Halley's accurate table of comets ...
A new improved Map of Hartfordshire... divided into its hundreds, shewing the several roads... by Thos Kitchin,...

Auteur du texte (17)

The Theatre of War in North America, with the Road and Tables of the Superficial contents, Distances, etca by an American. London, Rob[er]t Sayer & J[oh]n Bennett, 1776
A new survey of that Part of the Coast of Africa comprised between Cape Verga and Cape Fermoso including chief
A New Chart of the Passage of the Sound
The East-India Pilot, or oriental navigator. .. for the navigation not only of the Indian and China Seas but those also Between England and the Cape of Good Hope... from... M.
A New Map of the province of Quebec according to the royal proclamation of the 7th of october 1763
Plan of Amboy with its environs from an Actual Survey
A New Map of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada
Chart of the Açores (Hawks) Islands, called also Flemish and Western islands from Mr d'Anville with several Additions
An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina with their Indian Frontiers, Shewing in a distinct manner all the Mountains, Rivers, Swamps, Marshes, Bays, Creeks, Harbours, Sandbanks and Soundings on the Coasts, with the Roads and Indian Paths as well as the Boundary or Province Lines, the Several Townships and other divisions of the Land ih Both the Provinces, the whole
Dominica
France, divided into military governments
Ruinas Athenarum, una cum reliquiis atque antiquitatibus Graeciae aliis, excudit Robertus Sayer,... Nunc ad exemplar anglum cum praemissa ad illustrationem earum brevi descriptione, ex anglico idiomate succincte translata, expressit atque excudit Georgius Christophorus Kilianus,...
Ruins of Athens with remains and other valuable antiquities in Grece
A new correct map of England and Wales...
An exact plan of St. philips Castle by Mahon
A new map of the Land of Promise and the Holy Citu of Jerusalem, with Ye. Principal Scripture Historie of the Old & New Testaments
A new and complete Map of all America also of the West India and other islands depending there on...

Autre (7)

The oriental navigator, or new directions for sailing to and from the east Indies... Collected from the manuscripts journals... of the most experienced officers in the Hon. East India Company's service and from the last edition of the French Neptune oriental by Mons. D'Après de Mannevillette. Being a companion to the East India pilot, in two large wolumes... originally published by the late Mr. Robert Sayer...
A new royal geographical Pastime for England and Wales wherein the distance of each town is laid down from London in measured miles, being a very amusing game to play with a tectotum, ivory pillars and counters
The theatre of war in North America, with the roads and a table of the distances
A New General Chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean and Adjacent seas, including the cousts of Europe and Africa...
The royal english Atlas, being accurate maps of all the counties in England and Wales...
Africa
(A new map of the Kingdom of England, shewing its ancient and present government, seing divided as in the Saxon heptarchy, also into dioceses... and countyes)

Libraire (6)

A Chart of the Mouths of Hoogly River, and of the Roads of Balasore and Piply, From Point Palmiras to Lacam's Channel, with the Course of that River up to the Town of Hoogly
A New Survey of the Coast of Africa from Senegal and Cape Verd to Cape St Ann
A New Chart of the Coast of Africa from the Straits of Gibraltar to Cape Blanco, with Madeira & the Canary Islands
Part II.d of the Compleat Map of the Holy-Land
An accurate map of the county of Kent divided into its lathes and subdivided into hundreds
To the Most Noble and Right Honourable John Hobart of Blickling, ... this actual survey of the county of Norfolk is most humbly

Libraire-marchand d'estampes (5)

A CHART of the COAST of AFRICA From the STREIGHTS of GIBRALTAR to CAPE BLANCO, with MADERA & the CANARY ISLANDS ; from the Observations CAP[itain] GEO. GLAS in 1759 & 1760, and those of Mon[sieur] DE FLEURIEU made by Order of the French Government in 1768 and 1769
An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts,...
A New Map of the Kingdom of Ireland Divided into its Several Provinces &c.
An Accurate Map of the County Palatine of Chester Divided into its Hundreds
[Douze vues de la Rome antique et moderne]

Illustrateur (2)

Le Golfe de S.t Laurent // Dressé sur plusieurs Arpentages modernes et autres Matériaux Liés par des observations astronomiques // Publié par Sayer a Londres en 1775
[Recueil. Oeuvre de Robert Sayer]

Éditeur scientifique (2)

A New and Correct Chart of the Indian Ocean, from the Cape of Good Hope to Canton, Including the Arabian and Persian Gulfs, the China Sea, the Oriental Islands, and the Western Part of the New Holland
A Map of Pennsylvania exhibiting not only the Improved Parts of that Province but also its Extensive Frontiers laid down from actual surveys and chiefly from the late map of W. Scull published in 1770

Dessinateur de l'œuvre reproduite (1)

Vuë de la Hall des Marchands de Ferdans Fenchurch Street a Londres

Graveur (1)

A Draught of the Gut of Canso Between Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island...[et] A Plan of Port Dauphin... [et] A Plan of Murgain of CowBay.... - [10]

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