Antique Maps of the British Isles and Ireland.

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"Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio"

Hand-colored copper etching from „Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"

By Abraham Ortelius

Published in Antwerp. From the very rare First Edition 1570

Reverse side Text in Latin

Atlas page nr. 6

This west-oriented map of the British Islands is much sought and gladly acquired by serious collectors - especially when published in the very rare firs edition.

Adorned with two Renaissance cartouches and with such decorative embellishments as the royal coat of arms („Hony soyt qui mal y pense" - sic!), sailships and a mileage compass, this map fulfills every expectation of a decorative masterpiece.

Margins have been amended on left, right and top. Some minor repairs along centerfold. One small repared tear in lower margin. Otherwise very good.

34,3 x 49,7 cm (ca. 13.5 x 19.5")

$ 1550.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES237395


"Ireland"

Steel engraving for Meyer´s Hand Atlas, 1868. Original outline coloring.

Detailed map showing the railway lines of the time as well as the routes of the steamships. The counties are outlined in green.

Map has no side margins. At the top and bottom are dark areas caused by earlier framing. Overall light age toning.

37 x 29.5 cm ( 14.5 x 11.6 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP237692


„Carte de la Mer d'Ecosse Contenant les Isles et Costes Septentrionales D'Ecosse et les Costes Septentrionales D'Irlande"

Copper etching in original hand coloring. Portolan map of Western Scottland, Northern Ireland, the isles of Orkney, Hebridean, Faeroer and Western Shetland, Kilda

Very attrractive sea chart by Alexis Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712). Originally published in 1693.

This map does no mention any credits to author or publisher. This fact and the watermark indicate, that the map was printed from the original copper plate, but published in Paris in 1753

Condition is near Very Good. Centerfold has been partially doubled. Some repairs on centerfold. Tiny repairs on margin edge.

Absolutely beautiful hand coloring with three decorative windroses with diverse design. Minor traces of age and use.

60.5 x 86.5 cm (ca. 23.8 x 34")

$ 1800.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES238438


"1651 Scan de la republique d'Angleterre"

Circle text: "The Great Seale of England"

Wood engraving by Adrien Feart after the old original in 1651. Published 1883. Below the image and on
the reverse side of the page is text about Great Britain.

Diameter of map: 14 cm (5.5 " )

$ 50.00

Order Nr. ENGLAND245068


„Beschryvinghe vande Zee Custen van Engelandt tusschen Blacgney en Scharenburch Alsoe das Landt en zyn wesen en gedaente is".

Copper etching byJohannes Doetecum. Published by Lucas Janzoon Waghenaer in his famous atlas „Spieghel der Zeevaerdt" (Mariner's Mirror). Amsterdam, 1585. Verso: Text in Dutch.

Map shows part of Yorkshiore coastline near Kingston upon Hull, with the famous resorts Scarborough, Filey, Flamborough Head, Robin Hood's Bay, etc. Two Renaissence cartouches: title and mileage. One of the earliest sea charts ever. Two Renaissance cartouches, a wind rose, sailships add to the very charming appearance of this very rare map. Thick velim indicates first edition.

General age toning. Ample margins somewhat spotty and frayed along edges. Otherwise in very good condition considering age of map.

32.5 x 51 cm (13.5 x 20").

$ 3200.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1157


"Angliae vii Tabvla". Copper etching by Peter Kaerius (1571-1646). Amsterdam, ca 1620. Verso text in Latin. Modern hand coloring.

In the upper right of this map is the Isle of Wight with a bit of southern England above. It is titled: "Wight,Vectis olim". To the
south is the Island of Jersey, titled:
"Iarsay". In the lower left is the Island of Gurnsey with small Channel Islands titled: "Garnesay".
In the upper left is Anglesey, with the title:
"Anglesey". All show topography such as rivers and mountains in detail. Verso: Text in Latin.

Map has overall age toning. Binding marks on left margin edge. Tiny repaired tear on lower margin edge and tiny repaired wormhole in lower margin. Overall condition is Better than Good.

13.6 x 19.5 cm ( 5.3 x 7.6 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1131


" Angliæ VII Tabula". Copper etching by Mercator at Kaeriusin attractive modern coloring. 1632.

In the upper right of this map is the Isle of Wight with a bit of southern England above. It is titled: "Wight,Vectis olim". To the
south is the Island of Jersey, titled:
"Iarsay". In the lower left is the Island of Gurnsey with small Channel Islands titled: "Garnesay".
In the upper left is Anglesey, with the title:
"Anglesey". All show topography such as rivers and mountains in detail. Verso: Text in Latin.

Light toning and a small crease in lower margin. Condition is otherwise Almost Very Good.

18.2 x 25.2 cm ( 7.2 x 9.8 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1101


"Das Kuenigreich Engellandt mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottland so vor Zeiten Albion und Britannia haben geheissen"

Kingdom of England with neighboring Scotland

Hand-colored woodcut. Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster.

German edition. Basel, ca. 1550.

East-oriented map of England, the southern parts of Scotland and parts of Ulster in Northern Ireland. In the distance: The Continental coastline France.

Attractive and old woodcut map, charming because of its east orientation.

Minimal traces of age and use. Very good condition.

25 x 34 cm (ca. 9.8 x 13.4")

Order Nr. GREATBRITAIN242275 SOLD


"Iles Britaniques par F. Delamarche 1829"

Copper engraving by F. Delamarche, 1829. Published in his atlas in 1832.
Original hand outline coloring. Fine, clean image.

Map has a repair in lower margin on the vertical centerfold. Small repair on lower margin edge.

27.5 x 36 cm ( 10.8 x 14.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES242290


"Britannia Antiqua"

Engraved by P. E. Hamm for "The Atlas of Ancient Geography". Published in Philadelphia by Lea and Blanchard, 1844.

Original hand coloring. Horizontal centerfold to fit original abook size. Light age toning.

23 x 17 cm ( 9 x 6.6 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES241834


"Grossbritannien"

Steel engraving by Poppey and Jungmann after A. Petermann for Stieler. Dated 1871.
Original hand outline coloring.

Very detailed map of Scotland and the northermost part of England. In the upper right is an inset of Orkney Island and Shetland Island. Below is an inset showing Edinburg and surrounding area.

Map is in good condition. Vertical centerfold.

33.2 x 40.2 cm ( 13 x 15.8 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP238004


"Grossbritannien"

Steel engraving by Poppey and Jungmann after Ernst Debes and A. Petermann for Stieler. Dated 1871.
Original hand outline coloring.

Very detailed map of southern England. In the lower left is a detailed inset of the Channel Islands of Jersey and Gurnsey.

Map is in good condition. Vertical centerfold. Small repair in lower margin on centerfold.

33.2 x 40 cm ( 13 x 15.7 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP238005


"Die Britischen Inseln und das umliegende Meer"

Steel engraving by Poppey and Stichartafter Ernst Debes and A. Petermann for Stieler. Dated 1871.
Original hand outline coloring.

Very detailed map of sthe British Isles.. In the upper left is a detailed inset of Helgoland ( Germany) and below a view of Rockall. In the lower right is a detailed inset of London and the surrounding area. The very small inset shows the Cristal Palace area south of Bulwich. The depths of the sea are given as well as the well-known fishing banks of the time.

Map is in good condition. Vertical centerfold. Small Repair on lower centerfold.

34.5 x 40 cm ( 13.5 x 15.7 ")

$ 95.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP238006


" Cambriae typus". Copper etching by Peter Kaerius after Humphrey Lloyd (1527-1568). Edited by Jodocus Hondius, 1603.
Original coloring.

This very decorative map of Wales shows the many towns of the time as well as topographical detail. In the upper left corner is a
bit of Ireland. Notice the decorative sailing vessels and two sea monsters. The large Renaissance cartouche in the upper left gives
the title and name of the cartographer Humphrey Lloyd. Verso: Text in Franch.

Overall toning. Two repaired tears in lower margin and a repaired tear on centerfold in lower margin. One spot (foxing) in lower
margin and an almost invisible water stain in lower left corner. In the right margin is a small pleat. General condition is Better than Good.

34.9 x 49.4 cm ( 13.7 x 19.4 ")

$ 780.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1109


"Momonia Hibernice Moun et Woun Anglice Mounster" Southwest Ireland. Copper etching by Johan Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1654 Original hand coloring of the two cartouches, title and coat of arms.

This map has been very lightly hand colored, mainly in the two cartouches.

Map is clean and in very nice condition. Vertical

41 x 52.3 cm (16.1 x 20.6") Vertical centerfold. On the reverse side is text in Latin about this part of Ireland.

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1151SOLD


"Ireland Entworfen und gezeichnet von F. von Stuelpnagel 1841. Revid. 1848"

Engraved by C. Metzeroth for Stieler's Hand Atlas. Original outline coloring.

Light browning and spotting in margins. Minor spots in image.

28.5 x 35.5 cm ( 11.2 x 13.9 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP242157


"Tavola della Spagna, Seconda dell'Europa" - Spain and Portugal (Iberian Peninsula)

Copper etching after Claudius Ptolemaeus published in „Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra" Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598

First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Clean. Only minimal traces of age and use.

Sheet size 27.5 x 19 cm (10.8 x 7.5")

Each of the maps: 13 x 17.2 cm (5.1 x 8.8")

$ 400.00

Order Nr. ESPAÑA235806

Reverse Side:

"Tavola dell'Ibernia, e dell'Albione, Prima dell'Europa" - Irelandf and Great Britain (England, Ireland and Scotland)

Copper etching after Claudius Ptolemaeus published in „Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra" Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598

First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)


Engellandt mit dem snatossenden Reich Schottland so vorzeiten Albion und Britannia haben geheissen. (England and Scotland) Woodcut fromCosmographia by Sebastian Muenster. Basel, 1550

West-oriented, decorative early map of Great Britain. Hand coloring dated in the 20th century.

Sea monsters and sailships . Most of Ireland is on this map. Nicely shown: the Hebrides.

Margins show traces of age and use, as does centerfold, which has been repaired. The image in very nice condition.

30.5 x 35.8 cm (12 x 14")

$ 580.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLESMAP11631


"Shotland mit der Noerdlichen Spitze von England den Shires
Northumberland, Durham Cumberland"

Steel engraving by Ad. Gottschalck after F. von Stuelpnagel.
This map is the 1843 revised edition of the map first printed in 1837.

Clean mp with ony very minor signs of age and use.

30 x 35 cm ( 11.8 x 13.7 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES240893


"Irland"

Steel engraving by Poppey & Jungmann dated 1870. Original hand outline coloring.

Very detailed map showing the political divisions of the time as well as the very early railway routes of the time. In the upper left is an inset of Dublin and the surrounding area. Below left is another inset with the lakes of Killarney.

Map image is clean and in good condition. Minor signs of age and use in lower margin. Vertical centerfold.

33.5 x 40.3 cm ( 13.1 x 15.7 ")

$ 125.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES238639


"England und Wales"

Steel engraving map with original hand outline coloring by F. v. Stuelpnagel in 1849.
The map was engraved by Metzeroth and published 1857 in Stieler's Atlas.

In the upper right is an inset of the northern point of England with the city of Berwick and Roxburgh.

Map has light age toning and a few spots in margins.

32 x 37 cm ( 12.5 x 14.5 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES242273


No title.

Steel engraving showing the Shetland and Orkney Islands. Printed ca 1840.

17 x 10 cm ( 6.6 x 3.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES240959


"County Map of England and Wales"

Steel engraving from "Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps Of The Various Countries Of The World, Plans Of Cities, Etc. Embraced In Forty-Seven Quarto Maps, Forming A Series Of Seventy-Six Maps And Plans, Together With Valuable Statistical Tables." Published in Philadelphia 1860. This is from the first edition of the atlas that was published until 1893. Original hand coloring.

Map has minor signs of age and use.

33.5 x 27 cm ( 13.1 x 10.6 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES239583


Left side: "Ireland in Provinces and Counties"
Right side: "County Map of Scotland"

Steel engraving from "Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps Of The Various Countries Of The World, Plans Of Cities, Etc. Embraced In Forty-Seven Quarto Maps, Forming A Series Of Seventy-Six Maps And Plans, Together With Valuable Statistical Tables." Published in Philadelphia 1860. This is from the first edition of the atlas that was published until 1893. Original hand coloring.

Map has minor signs of age and use. Light scattered spotting in margins.

27 x 33.5 cm ( 10.6 x 13.1 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES239584


„Novissima et Accuratissima Canalis inter Angliae et Galliae Tabula cum omnibus suis Portibus Arenis et Profundis..."

Copper etching by Theodor Danckerts (1633-1727). Original hand coloring.

Published in Amsterdam, ca. 1695

Sea chart of the British Channel. Portolan showing in detail Southern coastline of Great Britain as well as coastlines of Belgium and France (Normandie and Bretagne (Brittany). Shallows and depths are marked as well as sea battles (1666 - Four Day Battle - 1690 Beachy Head - 1692 Barfleur)

Very nice original outline hand coloring. Pleasant title cartouche in original hand coloring.

General age toning. Some minor creasing. Margins all around have been added.

50,5 x 58 cm (ca. 19.9 x 22.8")

$ 480.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES238177


„Ultoniae Orientalis Pars"

Map shows Eastern part of Ulster (North Ireland)

Outstandingly originally hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594)

Published posthumously by Mercator's son Rumold in Duisburg, 1595

Printed on very thick paper of the first edition. Verso text: Latin

Beautiful Renaissance title cartouche!

General age toning. Margins a bit spotty.

34,8 x 38 cm (ca. 13.7 x 15")

$ 800.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES238166


„Udrone Irlandiae in Caterlagh Baronia"

Outstandingly originally hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594)

Map shows present day County Carlow in Leinster Province and Catherlaugh, now Carlow.

Published posthumously by Mercator's son Rumold in Duisburg, 1595

Printed on very thick paper of the first edition. Verso text: Latin

Beautiful Renaissance title cartouche!

General age toning. Very wide margins a bit spotty. Centerfold with parallel crease.

34 x 27,5 cm (ca. 13.4 x 10.8")

$ 580.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES238165


"British Isles"

Wood engraving printed in color. Reverse side is printed.

In the upper left corner is an inset showing the Shetland Islands and the Orkney Islands.
In the upper right corner is an inset showing the British Isles and the rest of Europe.
In the lower left is a comparitive area using Rhode Island.

27 x 21 cm ( 10.6 x 8.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES239881


"Schottland"

Detailed map of Scotland, 1895. Left margin is narrow.

21.5 x 14.5 cm ( 8.4 x 5.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES244494


"Britanniae Romanae Tabula…"

Historic map of the Roman occupied Great Britain. The names on the map are those used by the Romans.

Type of print. Copper etching

Color: Original hand coloring

Author: Samuel Faber (1657-1716)

Publisher: Christoph Weigel (1654-1725)

Published: Nuremberg, 1720

Edition: Weigel reissued "Atlas Scholastichodoeporicus…" which Faber originally published in 1716.

Condition: Beautifully bright original hand coloring. Reenforcement and small repairs along horizontal centerfold. Wide margins spotty and a bit wrinkly. Margins have traces of age and use. In general: Good.

32,8 x 31 cm (ca. 12.9 x 12.2")

$ 160.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES239232


„Warwicum, Northhamptonia, Huntigdonia, Cantabrigia, Suffolcia, Oxonium, Buckinghamnia, Bedfordia, Hartfordia, Essexia, Berceria, Middelsexia, Southhatonia, Surria, Cantiu(m) & Southsexia"

Map shows South-East Great Britain. London centrally located.

Outstandingly originally hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594)

Published posthumously by Mercator's son Rumold in Duisburg, 1595

Printed on very thick paper of the first edition. Verso text: Latin

Shows northern part of Scotland with Orkney Islands and part of the Hebridean Islands.

Beautiful Renaissance title cartouche!

Map has general age toning. Margins have some waterspots well away from image. Centerfold has been reenforced. General condition: Near Very Good.

36,7 x 47 cm (ca. 14.5 x 18.5")

$ 800.00

Order Nr. BRISISHISLES238201


„La plus grande Partie de la Manche qui contient Les Cotes d'Angleterre et celles de France les Bords Maritimes de Picardie..."

Copper etching by Matthaeus Seutter. Original hand coloring. Augsburg, ca. 1730

Map shows both sides of British Channel. Beautiful baroque title cartouche with gods Neptune and Mercator

Very strong impression. Some minor creasing. Margins spotty in parts. VERTICAL CENTERFOLD.

49 x 57 cm (ca. 19.3 x 22.4")

$ 350.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES238192


„Le Rojaume de Ecosse Dresse sur les meilleurs Cartes Modernes Par la Marche Geog."

Copper etching after the geographer Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1817). Original hand coloring. Published in Venice. Dated 1803

Very rare map, never mentioned in any cartographic bibliography. Map was published by Antonio Zatta in coproduction with Giuseppe Antonio Remondini. Their never finished project was known under the name „Societa Calcografia". The published maps were never sold in form of an atlas. They were most likely sold individually, when it was clear that the project failed eventually because of Zatta's death in 1811.

Title cartouche with an Italian fictive landscape printed on a separate copper plate, clearly defined with its platemarks.

Extremely rare!

Light general age toning. Spotty in margins. Some minor traces of age and use. Vertical centerfold.

48,7 x 56,8 cm (ca. 19 x 22.4")

$ 1400.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES238191


 

„Irlandiae Regnum". Ireland. West-oriented copper etching of Ireland by Gerard Mercator. Not too recent hand coloring. Duisburg, 1595.

The entire island of Ireland, designed and etched by the famous cartographer. Pleasant general age toning. Strong imprint, decent hand coloring. Wide margins in which traces of repair are barely visible.

On the reverse side is text in French about Ireland.

33 x 41.5 cm (13 x 16.3").

$ 1250.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1159


„Scotiae Regnum"

Outstandingly originally hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594)

Published posthumously by Mercator's son Rumold in Duisburg, 1595

Printed on very thick paper of the first edition. Verso text: Latin

Shows northern part of Scotland with Orkney Islands and part of the Hebridean Islands.

Beautiful Renaissance title cartouche!

 

Map has general age toning. Right margin has two small repaired holes, well away from image. Centerfold has been reenforced. Light spotting and creasin in margins. General condition: Good.

35 x 45,5 cm (ca. 13.8 x 17.9")

$ 840.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLESMAP238284


„Wallia Principatus vulgo Wales". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1645. Original hand coloring.

General age toning. Very wide margins. Mounted verso on the finest of China paper to protect the wonderfful original hand coloring. Verso text: Latin.

38 x 50 cm (15 x 19.7").

$ 680.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1158


"A New and Correct Chart of England Scotland and Ireland". Copper etching from "The Coasting Pilot" published in London, 1759. Modern hand coloring. This map is rare.

For orientation, this map, as can be easily seen, is west-oriented. This very decorative, west-oriented map shows the coastal regions of the British Isles in great detail. All along the coast is information about the sand banks and water depth. The respective coats-of-arms have been artfully placed in the center of each country. The title cartouche in the upper right and two windroses add more to the decorative aspect of the map.

Except for light toning and small margins, the map is in Very Good condition.

44.9 x 55.2 cm ( 17.7 x 21.7 ")

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP238156 SOLD


GIBRALTAR

„Plano Geométrico de lka Bahia de Algeciras y Gibraltar"

Copper etching by Juan Antonio Salb(v)ador Carmona (1740-1805). Lettering by Santiago Drouet.

Beautiful original hand coloring.

Published in Sea Atlas by Rear Admiral Vincente Tofiño San Miguel (1732-1795)

Dated 1786

Very impressive birs eye view of the Bay of Algeciras and Gibraltar. With a decorative Title and explanatory cartouche and a decorative mileage cartouche.

Wide Margins. Some ligtht spotting. Several vertical and horizontal folds because of sheer size.
Light creasing on folds.

78 x 52,5 cm (ca. 30 x 20"

$ 1250.00

Order Nr.ESPAÑAMAPA238050


GIBRALTAR

„Vue de la Montagne de Gibraltar et de la Ligne Espagnole avec Algesiras et du Detroit come aussi de la Cote de l'Afrique"

Underneath French title: German title in translation

Copper etching by Johann Michael Probst.Augsburg, 1782

Dedication to Prince Beda Abbot in St. Gallen, Switzerland. „Ordine Supremo della Santissima Annunziata" in French and in German

Dedicated by Baron Thurn and his Regiment-Lieutennant Karl Kache

Splendid bird's eye view of Gibraltar in superb original hand-coloring

Legend on left in French. Legend on right in German

Very good condition. Very light general age toning

RARE, especially in this condition!

Print shows the „Great Siege", when, between1779 and 1783 Spanish and French troups tried in vain to wrest Gibraltar from the British.

48 x 55,5 cm including legend (ca 18.9 x 21.9")

$ 1600.00

Order Nr. ESPAÑAMAPA 238045


Map XIX Ireland

Wood engraving printed in color by Fisk & See in New York ca 1880.
Horizontal centerfold.

28.5 x 23.5 cm ( 11.2 x 9.2 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1145


"Nova Descrittione Dell'Isole Britannice" (Great Britain and Ireland)

Copper etching published in „Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra" Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598

First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

General age toning. Traces of age and use. Some spotting mostly outside map. repaired cuts in lower margin.

Sheet size: 28.5 x 19 cm (11.2 x 7.5")

Map size: 12.5 x 17.2 cm (4.9 x 8.8")

$ 350.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP235805


Hertfordshire. Anonymous steel engraving in fine original hand colorin of the county of Hertfordshire. With two insets: St. Albans Abbey and Cashiobury. Several coats of arms. 1837

What makes this map so interesting are the railroad lines and stations already engraved, although the London - Birmingham Railway opened only in 1838 and the Eastern Counties Railway fork reached Hertford only in 1843. So, at the time of printing, the trains were not yet running, but the lines from London to Birmingham and to Cambridge and Norwich (with the fork to Hertford) were entered into this map.

Very decorative map. Narrow margins. Mounted on heavier paper.

21 x 26.8 cm (8.3 x 10.6")

$ 140.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLES MAP 11632


"Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabulae. Die Britannischen Insulen" (Great Britain and Ireland Copper etching by Matthaeus Merian. Frankfurt, ca. 1650

Pleasant light age toning. Very good impression. Very minor traces of age and use. Besides decorative title cartouche map has Royal coat of arms and an inset of the Orkney Islands.

26.8 x 35.5 cm (10.5 x 14")

$ 280.00

Order Nr.BRITISHISLESMAP11633


Nuova Carta dell' Isole Britanniche divise nei tre Regni d'Inghlaterra, di Scozia, e d'Irlanda (Great Britain and Ireland) Copper etching from Thomas Salmon: Modern History. 1743

A specialty of this map that it indicates larger sandbanks in the North Sea

Map has several horizontal and vertical folds to make it fit original book size. Right margin has been widened and partially added. Small repairs where map was hitched to the binding of book

27 x 33.5 cm (10.6 x 13.2")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP11630


"Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbich, Flint, Merionidh, Montgomery, Salopia, Cardigan, Radnor, Wigornia, et Ins. Anflesey". Copper etching by Peter Kaerius (1571-1646). Amsterdam, ca 1620. Verso text in Latin. Modern hand coloring.

This map shows the reagion from Warwick in the lower right to Kirby and Lancastschire in the north. At top center is the southern part of the Isle of Mann. The easter coast of Ireland reaches from Castleton in the south to Newcastle in the north.

Map has overall age toning with a few, light, scattered spots in lower and right margins. Binding marks on left margin edge. Tiny repaired wormhole onbottom image line. Overall condition is Better than Good.

14.5 x 20 cm ( 5.7 x 7.8 ")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1130


"Cornubia, Devonia, Somesettus, Dorecestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria, Monumentha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Breknoke et Herford. " Copper etching by Peter Kaerius (1571-1646). Amsterdam, ca 1620. Verso text in Latin. Modern hand coloring.

Print has small wormhole in lower margin and two tinier holes in upper part of image that are hardly visible. Binding marks on left margin edge. Some ink marks from printing under title cartouch. Rubbing in lower left margin corner. Overall condition is Much Better than Good for a map this age.

14.4 x 20.3 cm ( 5.6 x 8 ")

$ 190.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 113


No Title. The Canal with Jersey and Gurnsey.

Copper engraving ca 1780. Age toning. Fraying on margin edges. A few creases.

7.4 x 13.6 cm ( 2.9 x 5.3 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. ENGLAND2151


„Die Britischen Inseln bis auf Wilhelm den Erobere 1066". (The British Isles up to William the Conquerer 1066.) Steel etching by W. Alt 1846. Original hand coloring.

Insets: The realms and peoples on the British Isles in the 8th century. The Firth of Forth. Notice the regional divisions of the time.

Clean except for some foxing in margins.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

$ 120.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1149


„Die Britischen Inseln von Wilhelm dem Eroberer bis zum Regierungs-Antritt des Hauses Tudor 1166 bis 1485". (The British Isles from William the Conquerer until the House of Tudor taking power 1166 - 1485.) Steel etching by C. Poppey. 1846. Original hand outline coloring.

Insets: Plan of London marking the most important spots within the city in the Middle Ages. Plan of battle of Bannockburne 1314. The lower run of the Themes river.

Clean except for some stains in the margins.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

$ 120.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1148


„Die Britischen Inseln seit 1485". British Isles since 1485. Steel etching by E. Luther. 1846. Original borderline coloring.

Insets: The English/ Scotch border areas. Surrounding of Glasgow.

Clean except for some stains in the margins.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

$ 120.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1147


„Die Britischen Inseln nach ihrer kirchlichen Eintheilung bis zur Reformation". The British Isles accoring to their dioceses up to the Reformation. Steel etching by Joh. Carl Ausfeld. 1846. Original borderline coloring.

Insets: England's dioceses since 1543. Southern part of Lincolnshire.

Clean except for some stains in the margins.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

$ 120.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1146


"Die Austernbaenke an der Themse-Muendung. Die Austernbassins der Hayling Insel"
(The Oysterbanks at the mouth of the Thames and Hayling Island)

This map with diagrams shows the oyster culture on Hayling Island and the Isles of Thanet at the mouth of the Themse.
In the upper left are the names of some of the Oyster Fisheries, such as Faverham, Pollard, Ham and Whitestaple.

Wood engraving ca 1890. Light brown spot in upper right corner and small spot on left edge.

16.5 x 23 cm ( 6.4 x 9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SHELL9229


"Das Koenigreich Grossbritanien und Ireland"

Steel engraving for Meyer´s Hand Atlas, 1868. Original outline coloring.

Interesting map showing the railway lines of the time as well as the lighthouses on the coasts. The dephs of the sea and the various currents are shown by special lines. Also shown are the most important mud and chalk banks.

Map has no side margins. At the top and bottom are dark areas caused by earlier framing. Overall light age toning.

36.5 x 29.5 cm ( 14.3 x 11.6 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP237693


DER CANAL TUNNEL.

Wood engraving 1884.

12.7 x 18 cm (5 x 7.1''9

$ 35.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1161


Cantabrigiensis Comitatus
Cambridgeshire

Copper etching in outstanding original hand coloring with 26 magnificent coats of arms of the noble families and the famous colleges and schools in Cambridge. From the "Atlas of Great Britain" by G. Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1645.

A stunningly beautiful map of the county of Cambridge with the city located in the lower part of the map. In the upper right is part of the county of Northfolk and in the upper left part of Lincoln county. In the lower left is part of Bedford county and part of Essex county is in the lower right. Verso: Text in Latin.

The map had, in past centuries, visits by worms who have left their traces, luckily only in the margins, none touching the actual image. Three of the margins and part of the centerfold have been laid down on Japan paper. There is pleasant general age toning and some minor spotting. Colors are bright and fresh. The overall appearance is very nice. Most mentioned flaws will disaapear under matting. General condition of one of BlaeuÔs map masterpieces: Much better than good.

41.5 x 51.5 cm (16.4 x 20.5").

$ 860.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1129


„Grossbritannien's saemmtliche Besitzungen mit Angabe ihrer Erwerbungszeit". Great Britain with all of its possessions with indication of the year of acquisition. Anonymous steel etching. 1846. Faint borderline coloring.

Insets: North America up to 1783. India ca. 1760.

Clean. Light crease in lower left margin corner.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1150SOLD


"The Strait of Dover " Copper engraving by J. Luffman, dated 1801.

Interesting map with the mouth of the Thames in the upper left and a dotted line showing the shorest distance between England and France of 23 miles Dover-Calais. The French coast extends from Monteuil in the south to Ostend in the north.

Clean map.

12.2 x 16.2 cm (4.8 x 6.3 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1152


„Carte de la Mer d'Allemagne Contenant les Bancs Isles et Costes Comprises depuis Bergen et les Isles Schetland jusques au Pas de Calais". Copper etching by Henri van Loon. Published by „Depot de la Marine". Paris 1693

This is an extra large sea chart of the North Sea shows the coast lines of Norway from Bergen south to the Skagerrak, of the west coast of Denmark, the North Sea coast of Germany, Holland, Belgium, northern France as well as the east coast of England, Scotland plus all the islands along those coastlines , North, East and West Frisia. Quite detailed: the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

Map has general rather heavy age toning giving it patina. Upper margin has bee widened. Centerfold has been reenforced. Some worm holes along centerfold have been covered up. There are still some small worm holes left. But they are not disturbing.

61 x 86 cm (24 x 33.9")

$ 1350.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1155


„Carte Generale des Costes de L'Europe sur L'Ocean Comprises depuis Drontheim en Norvege jusques au Detroit de Gibraltar!

Copper etching by Pierre Mortier. Published by „Depot de la Marine". Paris, 1693

This extra large sea chart shows The North Sea and the eastern partof the North Atlantic. Portolan chart of Western Europe showing the coast lines of Norway, Denmark, the North Sea coast of Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, the Atlantic coast of Span, Portugal, Great Britain, Ireland and all the islands along the mentioned coastlines. Also shown: Madera, Porto Sancto, the Azore Islands, the Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, the Faroese Islands, the Hebrides, St. Kilda, Rokol Island and the west coast of Iceland.

Map has general age toning. Upper margin is narrow.

60 x 85.5 cm (23.6 x 33.7").

$ 1600.00

Order Nr. BRIT ISHISLESMAP1154


Edinburgh And The Firth of Forth

Steel engraving by Erhard and printed in color in London by Virtue & Co. Limited, ca 1870.
Vertical centerfold. A few minimal spots in margins.

19.3 x 28.4 cm ( 7.5 x 11.1 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1143


"Isle of Wight"

The five small views: "Osborne House the
Queen's Marine Villa", "Black Gang Chine",
"Hambra Castle", "Schanklin Chine",
"The Needles Light House"

Wood engraving from "The Illustrated
London news". Dated 1858.
Backside is printed.
Light fraying on lower margin edge.

Page size: 40.5 x 27.5 cm ( 15.9 x 10.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. BRITISH ISLES MAP 1140

 


"Gross Britanien und Ireland 1849. Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. Original outline coloring.

Nice map of Great Britain with an inset of London in the upper left corner..

23.8 x 16.2 cm ( 9.3 x 6.3 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1141


"Gross Britanien und Ireland 1832. Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. Original outline coloring.

Inset in upper left corner shows London in detail.

Map has overall age toning and a few scattered spots.

24 x 18 cm ( 9.4 x 7 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1144


"Schotland 1849" Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. Original outline coloring.

Very detailed map of Scotland. In the upper right is an inset showing the Orkney Islands and in the lower left is an inset of the Shetland Islands.

Clean map.

23.3 x 20 cm ( 9.1 x 7.8 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1162


"England 1833". Steel etching by E. Sporer from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. Original outline coloring.

Light browning on margin edges. A few minimal spots.

26.4 x 21.3 cm ( 10.3 x 8.3 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLESMAP1142


"Herfordia Comitatus, Herford-Shire". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janszoon Blaeu. Published in Amsterdam, 1645. Original
hand coloring.

This map, with Herford almost in the center, shows the various divisons of the time. The map shows many topographical details. The
ornamentaion of this map is eye-catching. Notice the Baroque cartouche in the upper right "framed" in a garland of flowers. Along the
right are various coats-of-arms, some at the bottom which were not completed. A single coat-of-arms decorates the upper left corner. In
the lower left two cherubs hold the map legend for an onlooker. Verso: Text in Spanish.

The map has overall light toning that is somewhat more intense along the centerfold. Condition is Very Good.

40.7 x 49.6 cm ( 16 x 19.5 ")

$ 680.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1104


" Westmoria Comitatus ". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1645. Original hand coloring.

Westmorland in Cumberland is the theme of this map. Like the two previous maps, this map has many decorative features like the coats-of
arms and a Baroque title cartouche. In the upper left is the coat-of-arms of the British Royal Family. Verso: Text in Spanish.

This map has general light toning and a bit darker on the centerfold. In the margin are 4 small spots. Otherwise the condition is Very Good.

37.8 x 49.8 cm ( 15.1 x 19.6 ")

$ 680.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1106


" Ceretica; sive Cardiganensis Comitatus; Anglis Cardigan Shire." Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu. Amsterdam,
1645. Original hand coloring.

This map features Cardigan Shire on the west coast of Wales. This map is also decorated with various coats-of-arms and an ornamental title cartouche surrounded by a hunter and various animals. The legend at the bottom is held by two cherubs. Verso: Text in Spanish.

General light toning and a few spots in the margings. Condition is otherwise Very Good.

38.1 x 49.8 cm (15 x 19.6 ")

$ 680.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1107


This is the same map as the previous one but in modern hand coloring.

" Ceretica; sive Cardiganensis Comitatus; Anglis Cardigan Shire." Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1645.

This map features Cardigan Shire on the west coast of Wales. This map is also decorated with various coats-of-arms and an ornamental title cartouche surrounded by a hunter and various animals. The legend at the bottom is held by two cherubs. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Map has overall light browning which is more intense along the centerfold and in the upper corners. Condition is otherwise Almost Very Good.

38.1 x 49.8 cm (15 x 19.6 ")

$ 590.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1108


"Denigensis Comitatus et Comitatus Flintensis, Denbigh et Flintshire". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu,
Amsterdam, ca 1645. Original hand coloring.

The northwest part of Wales is the theme of this map. It shows the coastal region along the Irish Sea east of the island of Anglesey as
far as Chester. In the south the map reaches to Ruthin and Wrexham. The title cartouche is in the lower left. The decorative mileage legend
is surrounded by two cherubs. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Print has browning, caused partially by the backside print showing through in places except along the center fold. Except for some scattered
spotting in margins, the overall condition is Almost Very Good.

37.9 x 48.9 cm ( 14.9 x 19.3 ")

$ 590.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1109


"Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervina". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca 1645.
Original hand coloring.

The two counties shown on this map are in northern Wales. The region on this map is south of the region shown on map above. To
the west is Cardigan Bay in St. George's Channel. In the east is Montgomery, Aberdovey is in the south. Notice the decorative
coats-of-arms at the top of the map. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Print has browning, caused partially by the backside print showing through in places except along the center fold. Except for some
scattered spotting in margins, the overall condition is Almost Very Good.

38 x 48.9 cm ( 15 x 19.3 ")

$ 670.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1110


"Comitatus Salopiensis, Anglice Shropshire". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca 1645. Original hand
coloring.

This map is a continuation of the map above. It shows Shropshire in England on the border of Wales. In the center is the town of
Shrewsbury. Decorative coats-of-arms and the two cartouches make this map very attractive. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Print has browning, caused partially by the backside print showing through in places except along the center fold. Except for some
scattered spotting in margins, the overall condition is Almost Very Good.

38.1 x 49.8 cm ( 15 x 19.6 ")

$ 640.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1111


"Radoria Comitaus Radnor Shire". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca 1645. Original hand coloring.

This county is in Wales on the border to England. It lies between the Severn river in the north and the Wye river in the south. It is a
continuation of the above map. The cartouche in the lower left is surrounded by a farmer and his animals. Verso: Text in spanish.

Print has browning, caused partially by the backside print showing through in places except along the center fold. Except for some
scattered spotting in margins, the overall condition is Almost Very Good.

37.8 x 48.8 vm ( 14.9 x 19.2 ")

$ 670.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1112


"Comitatus Brechiniae; Brecknoke." Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzoon Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca 1645.

Breknoke county is the theme of this map. It lies in the south of Wales near the border of England and south of the previous map.
Notice the attractive mileage cartouche and title cartouche at the bottom and coats-of-arms at the top. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Print has browning, caused partially by the backside print showing through in places except along the center fold. Except for some
scattered spotting in margins, the overall condition is Almost Very Good.

37.8 x 50.4 cm ( 14.9 x 19.8 ")

$ 590.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1113


"Glamorganensis Comitatus, Vulgo Glamorgan Shire". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzon Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca 1645.
Origininal hand coloring.

The shire of Glamorgan lies south of Breknoke Shire on the previous map. It reaches from the town of Llanelly and penninsula
Gower in the west to Cardiff in the east. The title cartouche is in the upper center of this map with two very decorative coats-of-arms.
Verso: Text in Spanish.

This map has light toning and some text from backside showing through. In the left and right margins is light spotting. Overall condition
is Almost Very Good.

38.1 x 50.2 cm ( 15 x 19.8 ")

$ 670.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1114


"Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermaridunum." Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzon Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca 1645.

The southwest penninsula of Wales is clearly shown on this map. It is the most westerly part of the above map. In the north is Cardigan
and in the east Llanlley. The title cartouche is surrounded by cherubs and animals. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Print has browning, caused partially by the backside print showing through in places except along the center fold. Except for some scattered
spotting , the overall condition is Almost Very Good.

40.9 x 53.1 cm ( 16.1 x 20.9 ")

$ 670.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1115


"Rutlandia Comitatus. Rutland Shire." Copper etching by Wilhelm Janzon Blaeu ; Amsterdam, ca 1645. Original hand coloring.

The title cartouche of this map catches our eye immediately. It shows country people with their animals and produce. Notice the mileage
legend with figures in the lower left and the various coats-of-arms. The map shows the area east of Leicester and the towns of Oakham and Stamford. Verso: Text in Spanish.

Map has overall light browning, and a few scattered spots that are darker in the margins.Reverse text shows through map except along the centerfold. General condition is Almost Very good.

37.9 x 48.9 cm ( 14.9 x 19.3 ")

$ 670.00

Order Nr. BRITISHISLES MAP 1116


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