British Islands

  • 1612 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Irlandiae Accurata Descriptio, Auctore Baptista Boazio

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1608 or 1612

    Rare and incredible decorative map of Ireland with beautiful old colour. This west-oriented map rarely appears on the market, since it was bound in only a few copies of the Ortelius Atlas, while...

    Irlandiae Accurata Descriptio, Auctore Baptista Boazio
    11476

    One of the most desirable map of Ireland for collectors. Based on the map of Boazio, published by J. B. Vrients in Antwerp between 1608 and 1612.

    7 900,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de leurs citez en general.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut map of the British Isles. Ruled in brown ink.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde , printed 1575 in two volumes in Paris by...

    Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de...
    11624

    Antique woodcut map of the British Islands. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das Kunigreich Engelland, mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottland, so vor zeiten Albion und...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    Early, unusual woodcut map of England, oriented to the East. Sebastian Munster's map was the first separately printed map of England and a landmark in the history of British maps. The map...

    Das Kunigreich Engelland, mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottland, so vor...
    11330

    Antique woodcut map of England. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    980,00 €
  • 1628 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Irlandiae Regnum

    Amsterdam, 1595 (1628)

    Hand coloured map of Ireland by G. Mercator. Oriented to the West. Decorative title cartouche. French text on verso.

    Irlandiae Regnum
    11446

    Coloured map of the British Islands. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1628.

    920,00 €
  • 1646 - John Speed

    John Speed:  York Shire

    William Humble, London, 1646

    A highly decorative map of Yorkshire from John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain . Decorated with title, dedication and scale cartouches, a compass rose, coat of arms and a galleon....

    York Shire
    11448

    Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by William Humble in 1646.

    850,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Hiberniae Regnum tam in Praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Laceniae et Momoniae quam in Minores...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Old coloured engraved map of Ireland by Johann Baptist Homann. The beautiful title cartouche shows the Irish coat of arms with the Celtic harp, below a decorative mileage scale with the coat of...

    Hiberniae Regnum tam in Praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Laceniae et...
    11759

    Old coloured map of Ireland. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    520,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Magnae Britanniae Pars Septentrionalis qua Regnum Scotiae ...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Old coloured engraved map of Scotland by Johann Baptist Homann. The beautiful title cartouche shows the coat of arms of the United Kingdom, on the upper right a decorative mileage scale with the...

    Magnae Britanniae Pars Septentrionalis qua Regnum Scotiae ...
    11760

    Old coloured map of Scotland. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    490,00 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  Falmount

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of the Falmouth River in Cornwell, the southwestern part of England. Shows the Falmouth Bay and the river from the mouth with Falmouth, Pendennis Castle, Penryn, St...

    Falmount
    11781

    Coloured sea chart of the Falmouth River and Helford River, Cornwell, England. Printed in London between 1693 and 1792.

    490,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Magnae Britanniae Pars Meridionalis in qua Regnum Angliae tam in Septem Antiqua Anglo-Saxonum...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Old coloured engraved map of England by Johann Baptist Homann. The beautiful title cartouche shows the coat of arms of the United Kingdom, in the lower left the coat of arms of England surrounded...

    Magnae Britanniae Pars Meridionalis in qua Regnum Angliae tam in Septem...
    11761

    Old coloured map of England. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    450,00 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  Prospect of Leith from the east - To the Right Honourable Sr. James Fleming, Lord Provost of ye...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique nautical chart of the coast of Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. Shows the coastline with a detailed plan of Leith. The bridge, which was built in the 15th century and demolished in...

    Prospect of Leith from the east - To the Right Honourable Sr. James...
    11782

    Antique nautical sea chart of Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. Printed in London between 1693 and 1792.

    450,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Alexandre Alesie Escossois, d'Edinbourg

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Edinburgh, Scotland. Ruled in brown ink. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut view.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde ,...

    Alexandre Alesie Escossois, d'Edinbourg
    11625

    Antique woodcut town view of Edinburgh, Scotland. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    420,00 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  Fowey & Mounts-Bay ...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of the coast of Cornwell, the southwestern part of England. Shows the coastline from Polkerris to Pencarrah Head with Fowey and Polruan. The inset to the upper left...

    Fowey & Mounts-Bay ...
    11780

    Coloured sea chart of Fowey, Mount's Bay, Cornwall, England. Printed in London between 1693 and 1792.

    420,00 €
  • 1645 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Cantabrigiensis Comitatus, Cambridge Shire.

    Blaeu Family, Amsterdam, circa 1645

    Attractive map of the country of Cambridgeshire in England by Blaeu in original old colours. With coats-of-arms of noble families and colleges. French text on verso.

    Cantabrigiensis Comitatus, Cambridge Shire.
    11195

    Old coloured map of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. Printed in Amsterdam by Blaeu Family circa 1645.

    390,00 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  [The Firth of Murry] - To the Rt Hon.ble, my Lord Viscount Torbat, Lord Register of the Kingdom...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of the Moray Firth on the north coast of Scotland. Shows the coastline from Helmsdale to Burghead with the Tarbet Bay and the Cromarty Firth, Inverness, Fortrose and...

    [The Firth of Murry] - To the Rt Hon.ble, my Lord Viscount Torbat, Lord...
    11783

    Antique sea chart of Moray Firth with Inverness, Scotland. Printed in London between 1693 and 1792.

    380,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Beschreibung der königlichen Statt Edinburg durch Alexandrum von Ales / Doctorem der Heyligen...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Edinburgh in Scotland. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , on the full page. The sheet was published...

    Beschreibung der königlichen Statt Edinburg durch Alexandrum von Ales /...
    11529

    Antique woodcut town view of Edinburgh, Scotland. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    200,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  [Von den Britannischen Inseln...]

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Small, early woodcut map of the British Isles by Sebastian Münster. On the full text sheet. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller...

    [Von den Britannischen Inseln...]
    11402

    Antique woodcut map of Ireland, Scotland, England. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    150,00 €
  • 1845 - William Little

    William Little:  The Illustrated London News, Panorama of London and the River Thames.

    The Illustrated London News, London, 1845

    Attractive bird eye panorama of London and the Thames showing the part between Vauxhall Bridge and St. Alphage / Greenwich, issued as a Supplement to the Illustrated London News in 1845. Two joint...

    The Illustrated London News, Panorama of London and the River Thames.
    10068

    Old coloured panorama of London with the Themse river. Published by 'The Illustrated London News' in London in 1845.

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart vant Canaal tusschen Engelant en Vrancryck, alsmede geheel Ierlant en Schotlant ......

    Johannis Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Rare and very decorative sea chart of the coastal waters of the British Isles and the English Channel. Oriented to the west. Beautified with rhumb lines and two compass roses. The beautiful title...

    Pascaart vant Canaal tusschen Engelant en Vrancryck, alsmede geheel...
    11764

    Old coloured sea chart of the British Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannis Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1602 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Scotiae Tabula

    Antwerp, 1602

    Original old coloured map of Scotland by A. Ortelius. With one large cartouche, one sailing ship and a sea monster. From the 1602 German edition of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Based on Mercator's...

    Scotiae Tabula
    10879

    Old coloured map of Scotland. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1602.

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  • 1601 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio.

    Antwerp, 1601

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of the British Isles by A. Ortelius. Decorated with five sailing ships, two cartouches, a mileage scale and coat of arms. From the 1601 Latin...

    Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio.
    11335

    Old coloured map of the United Kingdom. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1601.

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  • 1750 - John Rocque

    John Rocque:  A Survey of the City and Suburbs of Bristol Survey'd by John Rocque Land Surveyor at Charing...

    J. Rocque, London, 1750

    Rare map of Bristol by J. Rocque A large and detailed copper engraved map of the city and suburbs of Bristol, draw, serveyed and published by John Rocque in 1750. Surrounded by 10 view: A view...

    A Survey of the City and Suburbs of Bristol Survey'd by John Rocque Land...
    10983

    Antique map of Bristol. Printed in London by J. Rocque in 1750.

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  • 1750 - John Rocque

    John Rocque:  A Plan of the City of York Survey'd By Peter Chassereau / Plan de la Ville et foubourgs de York....

    J. Rocque, London, 1750

    Rare plan of York by J. Rocque A large and detailed copper engraved plan of York, published by John Rocque in 1750 after a survey of Peter Chassereau. Surrounded by 10 inset view and one inset...

    A Plan of the City of York Survey'd By Peter Chassereau / Plan de la...
    10980

    Antique map of York. Printed in London by J. Rocque in 1750.

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  • 1750 - George Bickham

    George Bickham:  A General Plan of the most Noble House & Gardens of the Earl Temple at Stow ... by M. Chatelin...

    G. Bickham, London, 1750

    A rare garden plan of Earl Temple at Stowe by G. BickhamA very attractive and scarce garden view of the Earl Temple at Stowe. Stowe was one of the most famous gardens in England, boasting...

    A General Plan of the most Noble House & Gardens of the Earl Temple at...
    10988

    Antique map of the Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckingham. Printed in London by G. Bickham in 1750.

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  • 1609 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Scotiae Tabula

    Antwerp, 1609

    Beautiful original coloured map of Scotland. From the 1609 Latin edition of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius. Second state of the copperplate. The cartographical source of this map...

    Scotiae Tabula
    10143

    Old coloured map of Scotland. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1609.

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