British Islands

  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Anglia / Hispania

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative coloured incunable leaf in folio with imaginary views of an English and Spanish landscape by Hartmann Schedel. From the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin...

    Anglia / Hispania
    11218

    Coloured woodcut town view of Spain, England. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

    350,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Beschreibung Engellands und Schottlandts.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut map of England and Scotland by Sebastian Munster. From the German edition of Sebastian Munster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Lander , published 1574 by...

    Beschreibung Engellands und Schottlandts.
    11384

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

    400,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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.

    1 250,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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.

    1 500,00 €
  • 1681 - Johannes van Keulen

    Johannes van Keulen:  Paskaart van de West Cust van Yrlandt beginnnende van Klady tot aen de Blasques ...

    Hendrick Doncker, Amsterdam, 1681

    Sea chart of the west coast of Ireland by Johannes van Keulen. Shows the coastline from the Aran Islands to the Great Blasket Islands. Beautified with two decorative cartouches, sailing ships and...

    Paskaart van de West Cust van Yrlandt beginnnende van Klady tot aen de...
    11749

    Coloured sea chart of the west coast of Ireland. Printed in Amsterdam by Hendrick Doncker in 1681.

    480,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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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  • 1608 - Abraham Saur

    Abraham Saur:  [Londinum/Londres]

    W. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608

    Nice rare woodcut view of London on a full text sheet. From "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by Adrianus Romanus printed 1608 in...

    [Londinum/Londres]
    10611

    Antique woodcut town view of London. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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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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  • 1619 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Cornubia, Devonia, Somersetus, Dorcestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden,...

    Amsterdam, 1619

    Original coloured map of south west England and south Wales of Gerard Mercator. From a latin edition of the Mercator Hondius Atlases.

    Cornubia, Devonia, Somersetus, Dorcestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria...
    10160

    Old coloured map of South Wales, South West England. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1619.

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  • 1636 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Hibernia Regnum vulgo Ireland. Amstelodami, Apud Ioannem Ianssonium

    Amsterdam, circa 1636

    Original old hand coloured map of Ireland by J. Janssonius. One of the most beautiful maps of Ireland. Decorative title cartouche with the Irish harp and Royal arms above. Showing the coasts of...

    Hibernia Regnum vulgo Ireland. Amstelodami, Apud Ioannem Ianssonium
    11445

    Old coloured map of the British Islands. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1636.

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  • 1648 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermaridunum

    Amsterdam, circa 1648

    Attractive map of the country of Pembrokeshire in UK by J. Blaeu. From a Dutch edition of "Atlas Maior" in beautiful colour. With 13 coats of arms, one cartouche and two sailing ships. Dutch text...

    Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermaridunum
    10412

    Coloured map of Pembrokeshire. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1648.

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  • 1660 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Essexia Comitatus

    circa 1660

    Outstanding attractive map of the country of Essex in UK. Colour is gold heightened, with king coats of arms and family coats of arms, last is empty. French text on verso, with a coloured view on...

    Essexia Comitatus
    10057

    Coloured map of Essex. Printed circa 1660.

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