Antique Maps and Prints of Iceland

Take a look at a selection of our historical maps and prints of Iceland. Please contact us if you are searching for a particular map or print.

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Icelandic woman in wedding dress

"L'Islande"
"( Femme islandaise en habit de noce )"
( Icelandic woman in wedding dress )

Wood engraving of an Icelandic woman in wedding dress on a page of text about Iceland.
The article ( in French ) continues on the reverse side. Published 1844. Minor spotting.

Page size: 26.5 x 17.5 cm ( 10.4 x 6.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. ICELAND245872


"Norwege Suede et Danemark"

Copper engraving dated 1828 from:"Atlas de la Geographie ancienne, du moyen-age et moderne". By Felix Delamarche, who followed his father Charles Francois Demarche (1740-1817) in his cartographic business.

This detailed map shows the various political divisions of the Scandinavian countries. In the upper left is an inset of Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

Map has a vertical centerfol and is in Good condition.

29 x 28 cm 11.4 x 11 ")

$ 145.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIAMAP241836


"Skizze von Island"

Wood engraving after Heilhack, published 1890. Reverse side is printed.
Map shows watter currents, volcanos, glaciers and other topographic features.

7.3 x 9.5 cm ( 2.8 x 3.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ICELAND242929


ăL'Isola d'Islanda Divisa Ne Suoi Distretti Di Nuova Projezione"

Type of print: Copper etching

Color: Original hand coloring

Publisher: Antonio Zatta (1757-1797)

Published in: Atlante Novissimo

Where: Venice

When: Dated 1781

Condition: Near excellent. only the faintest traces of age. Wide margins

Measurements: 31 x 41 cm (ca. 12.2 x 16.1")

Price: $ 240.00

Order Nr. ICELAND238502


"Regno di Danimarca colle Isole Färoer ed Islanda". Copper engraving from an Italian atlas ca 1840. Small bit of original hand outline coloring.

This is half of a map page. The upper image is easy to recognize as Iceland withe the topography carefully shown. The small inset in the lower left are the Faeroe Islands.

Map is incomplete as half an atlas page. Condition is otherwise Almost Very Good.

28.5 x 19 cm ( 11.2 x 7.5 ")

Order Nr. ICELAND1265SOLD


" Carte de L'Islande". Copper etching by Bellin in modern hand coloring. Ca. 1750.

A detailed map of Iceland with major settlements. Mountains, rivers and fjords add a decorative topographical aspect.

The map has two vertical ond one horizontal fold to fit atlas size. Map is very clean. Except for some very light creasing at the bottom of the image, the overall condition is Very Good.

30 x 38 cm ( 11.8 x 15 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. ICELAND1470


"Carte du Groenland" Copper engraving by Laurent for Bellin. Dated 1770. Fine, recent hand coloring.

Detailed map of southern Greenland with a bit of Canada in the upper left and Iceland on the right.

Map has two vertical folds to fit book size.

19.1 x 25.3 cm ( 7.5 x 9.9 ")

$ 275.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIA1520


"L'Isola D'Islanda Delineata Sulle ultime osservazioni" Copper engraving by Gio. Ma. Cassini, dated 1796. Original outline coloring.

Map shows Iceland in topographical detail, especially the rivers. It also shows the four early divisions of Iceland.

Map has a vertical and a horizontal fold. Some creasing along fold lines as well as scattered light creasing in margins and image. Repair on lower margin edge on fold line. The lower margin corners have been repaired.

34 x 47 cm ( 13.3 x 18.5 ")

$ 570.00

Order Nr. ICELAND1266


" Descrittione dell'Isola d'Islanda di Tomaso Poracchi". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.

This slightly northwest-oriented map is interesting because it is so early and includes so many of the very small islands surrounding the mainland.

Image size: 10.2 x 14.2 cm ( 4 x 5.6 " )
Page size: 27.8 x 19.7 cm ( 10.9 x 7.8" )

$ 280.00

Order Nr. ICELAND1262


Seydisfjordur

"Seydisfjord auf Island"

Wood engraving after a drawing by Karl Sedivy published 188. Reverse side is printed.
Overall age toning. Minor spotting in margins.

21.5 x 32.5 cm ( 8.4 x 12.7 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. ICELAND247108


Hafen von Reykjavit

Wood engraving by Jules Nuel from an illustrated work ca 1875.
Reverse side is printed. Narrow margins.

9.8 x 15.8 cm ( 3.8 x 6.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ICELAND2902


Thingvellir

Looking toward Thingvellir

Wood engraving ca 1870. Reverse side is printed.

9.7 x 11.6 cm ( 3.8 x 4.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order nr. ICELAND2904


Islandesi

Fine copper engraving by Roberto Freschi ca 1820. Original hand coloring.
Very minor spotting in margins.

10.8 x 15.7 cm ( 4.2 x 6.2 ")

$ 125.00

Order Nr. ICELAND2901


Vandfald paa Island

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 15.7 cm ( 4.5 x 6.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ICELAND2903


Gletscher an der Kueste von Island.

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

16.4 x 24.8 cm ( 6.4 x 9.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ICELAND2905


"Reitende Islaenderinnen"

Wood engraving 1864. Reverse side is printed. Light age toning.

7.3 x 10.8 cm ( 2.8 x 4.3 ")

$ 20.00

Order nr. ICELAND245975


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