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 €
  • 1736 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non Surburbii Southwark... Neuester Grundris der Staedte...

    Homann Erben, Nuremberg, circa 1736

    Very large plan of London, on three joined sheets. The plan was published in 1736 by the successors of J. B. Homann in Nuremberg and is one of the most beautiful and detailed plans of London of...

    Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non Surburbii Southwark......
    11904

    Old coloured city plan of London, England. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben circa 1736.

    3 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1580 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Eryn. Hiberniae, Britannicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio. Irlandt

    Christoffel Plantin, Antwerp, 1580 or 1589

    Old coloured antique map of Ireland by Abraham Ortelius. The west-oriented map is based on the large wall map of Great Britain by Mercator from 1564 and comes from a German Ortelius atlas of 1580...

    Eryn. Hiberniae, Britannicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio. Irlandt
    11897

    Old coloured map of Ireland. Printed in Antwerp by Christoffel Plantin in 1580 or 1589.

    1 300,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the North Sea by J. Janssonius. Shows the North Sea coast with the Shetland and Orkney Islands, the Scottish and English east coast, Calais and...

    Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.
    11914

    Old coloured sea chart of the North Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    1 250,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1700 - Covens and Mortier

    Covens and Mortier:  Carte de la Mer d'Allemagne ... depuis Bergen et les Isles Schetland jusques au Pas de Calais

    Pierre Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1700

    Very large sea chart of the North Sea by J. Covens and P. Mortier. Showing the coast of the North Sea with the Shetland and Orkney Islands, the Scottish and English east coast, Calais and Dover,...

    Carte de la Mer d'Allemagne ... depuis Bergen et les Isles Schetland...
    12057

    Coloured sea chart of the North Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Pierre Mortier circa 1700.

    850,00 €
  • 1741 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Regionis quae est circa Londinum ... / Ausfuhrliche Geographische Vorstellung der Gegend um...

    Homann Heires, Nuremberg, 1741

    Old coloured map of London by Homann Heires. Showing the area around London with the counties Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey and Middlesex. Below a large panoramic view of London and...

    Regionis quae est circa Londinum ... / Ausfuhrliche Geographische...
    12053

    Old coloured map of London, England. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Heires in 1741.

    690,00 €
  • 1676 - Pieter Goos

    Pieter Goos:  De Cust van Engelandt tuschen Welles en t'Eylandt Coket

    Amsterdam, circa 1676

    Rare sea chart of the east coast of England by Pieter Goos. Showing the east coast of Norfolk, Yorkshire and Durham with Boston, Kingston Upon Hull, Bridlington, Scarborough, Whitby and Newcastle...

    De Cust van Engelandt tuschen Welles en t'Eylandt Coket
    12049

    Coloured sea chart of Norfolk, Yorkshire, North Sea, England. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1676.

    590,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  Harwich, Woodbridg and Handfordwater, with the Sands from the Nazeland and to Hosely Bay.

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of Harwich, Essex on the east coast of England. Shows the coastline from Hollesley to Walton-on-the-Naze with Shotley Gate, Felixstowe, Bawdsey and the estuaries of...

    Harwich, Woodbridg and Handfordwater, with the Sands from the Nazeland...
    11786

    Coloured sea chart of Harwich, Essex, England. Printed in London by Freeman Collins in 1693.

    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 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  Milford-Haven - To His Grace Henry Duke of Beaufort, and Earle of Worcester, Baron Herbert of...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of Milford Haven in Wales. Shows the natural harbour Milford Haven Waterway formed by the Pembroke River and the Daugleddau estuary. With many place names, including...

    Milford-Haven - To His Grace Henry Duke of Beaufort, and Earle of...
    11788

    Coloured sea chart of Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Printed in London by Freeman Collins in 1693.

    490,00 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  Plymouth - To The Rt. Honble. Arthur Earle Of Torrington, Baron Herbert of Torbay.

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique nautical chart of the Plymouth Sound in southwest England. Shows the bay from the Rame Church to Newton Ferrers. In addition to Plymouth numerous places are mentioned,...

    Plymouth - To The Rt. Honble. Arthur Earle Of Torrington, Baron Herbert...
    11789

    Coloured sea chart of Plymouth, Devonshire, England. Printed in London by Freeman Collins in 1693.

    490,00 €
  • 1676 - John Speed

    John Speed:  Rutlandshire With Oukham and Stanford her bordering Neighbour Newely described

    T. Bassett and R. Chiswell, London, 1676

    Very decorative antique map of Rutland from John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine . Top left with a city plan of Oakham (Oukham), to the right a plan of Stamford (Stanford)....

    Rutlandshire With Oukham and Stanford her bordering Neighbour Newely...
    11909

    Coloured map of Stamford, Oakham, Rutland, England. Printed in London by T. Bassett and R. Chiswell in 1676.

    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 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  This Chart of Kingsale Harbour...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland. Shows the coastline from the lighthouse at the Old Head of Kinsale to Ballymacus. Kinsale Harbour at the mouth of the River Bandon...

    This Chart of Kingsale Harbour...
    11787

    Coloured sea chart of Kingsale Harbour, County Cork. Printed in London by Freeman Collins in 1693.

    450,00 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    Greenville Collins:  To the Honourable Sir Ralph Delavalk Vice Admirall of the Red...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of the North Sea by Captain Greenville Collins. Showing the east coast of England from Dover to Edinburgh. In the southeast the coastline of Belgium and the Netherlands...

    To the Honourable Sir Ralph Delavalk Vice Admirall of the Red...
    12048

    Coloured sea chart of the North Sea, England. Printed in London by Freeman Collins in 1693.

    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 €
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