Antique Maps of the British Isles

  • Benedetto Bordone:  [British Isles and England & Wales]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Early woodcut map of the British Isles by Benedetto Bordone. On verso the map of England and Wales.From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de tutte l'isole del mondo... , more commonly known as...

    [British Isles and England & Wales]
    1528 - Benedetto Bordone
    12200

    Antique woodcut map of England and Wales. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    900,00 €
  • 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...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    11330

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

    980,00 €
  • Tomaso Porcacchi:  Inghilterra - Descrittione dell'Isola d'Inghilterra.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of the British Isles. This finely-executed map shows England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland oriented with west on top. With a compass rose,...

    Inghilterra - Descrittione dell'Isola d'Inghilterra.
    1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi
    12382

    Antique map of the British Isles. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    260,00 €
  • 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...]
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11402

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

    150,00 €
  • 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...
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11624

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

    800,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  Anglia Scotia & Hibernia

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Antique map of the British Isles by Christoph Weigel. With England, Scotland and Ireland. Decorated with a beautiful title cartouche and crowned coats of arms worn by Putti. From Bequemer Schul-...

    Anglia Scotia & Hibernia
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    11967

    Old coloured map of the British Isles. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    290,00 €
  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  Les Isles Britanniques ou sont le Royaumes d'Angleterre

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Antique map of Great Britain and Ireland by Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier edition of the detailed map by G. de l'Isle. With England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland, parts of the...

    Les Isles Britanniques ou sont le Royaumes d'Angleterre
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12546

    Old coloured map of the British Isles. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    350,00 €
  • 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.
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11384

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

  • 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.
    1601 - Abraham Ortelius
    11335

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

  • 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...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11764

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

  • Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of Great Britain & Ireland, together with their respective Islands

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of the British Isles from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With an elaborate allegorical naval cartouche and two compass roses.

    A New and Accurate Map of Great Britain & Ireland, together with their...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11024

    Antique map of the British Isles. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

  • Gilles Robert de Vaugondy:  Les Isles Britanniques qui Comprennent les Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande

    Paris, circa 1754

    Coloured map of the British Isles from Gilles Robert de Vaugondy. With inset map of the Orkneys, Shetlands and Faroe Islands. Attractive cartouche with coat of arms.

    Les Isles Britanniques qui Comprennent les Royaumes d'Angleterre,...
    1754 - Gilles Robert de Vaugondy
    10161

    Antique map of the British Isles. Printed in Paris circa 1754.

Accept We use cookies to optimize and continuously improve our website. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies. Further information on cookies can be found in our Privacy Statement.