British Isles

  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Anglie Provincia

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    A very early woodcut view of an English fortified city by Hartmann Schedel. Some have suggested it could represent London. From the famous Liber Chronicarum also known as the Nuremberg Chronicle...

    Anglie Provincia
    12105

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

    600,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    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]
    12200

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

    900,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Islanda - Irlanda [Iceland and Ireland]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Early woodcut map of Iceland by Benedetto Bordone. On verso the map of Ireland.From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de tutte l'isole del mondo... , more commonly known as Isolario of...

    Islanda - Irlanda [Iceland and Ireland]
    12201

    Antique woodcut map of Iceland and Ireland. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    1 100,00 €
  • 1540 - 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 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Scotia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Scotia.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Scotland. This finely-executed map shows Scotland with the Orkney Islands, Shetlands and the Hebrides. With two sailing ships, compass...

    Scotia - Descrittione dell'Isola di Scotia.
    12362

    Antique map of Scotland. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    260,00 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Irlanda - Descrittione dell'Isola d'Irlanda.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Ireland. This finely-executed map shows Ireland with north to the right. With a compass rose, title cartouche and several sea monsters....

    Irlanda - Descrittione dell'Isola d'Irlanda.
    12364

    Antique map of Ireland. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    340,00 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    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.
    12382

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

    260,00 €
  • 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 Isles. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    800,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1595 - 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 1628.

    920,00 €
  • 1603 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1603

    Rare and very decorative map of England and Wales after the map of England by Christopher Saxton from 1579. Commissioned by Jacob Vrients and engraved by Pieter van den Keere, probably the finest...

    Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum
    12136

    Coloured map of England, Wales. Printed in Antwerp by J. B. Vrients in 1603.

    1 950,00 €
  • 1607 - William Kip

    William Kip:  Rutlandiae, Omnium in Anglia Comitatu, um minimus Pars olim Coritanorum

    George Bishop, London, 1607 (1637)

    Early map of Rutland by William Kip fromWilliam Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum . The map is based on the surveys of Christopher...

    Rutlandiae, Omnium in Anglia Comitatu, um minimus Pars olim Coritanorum
    11877

    Coloured map of Rutland, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1637.

    180,00 €
  • 1607 - William Kip

    William Kip:  Eboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding

    George Bishop, London, 1607 (1610)

    Early map of Yorkshire by William Kip from William Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum . The map is based on the surveys of Christopher...

    Eboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding
    11878

    Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1610.

    240,00 €
  • 1607 - William Kip

    William Kip:  Eboracensis Comitatus pars Occidentalis vulgo West Riding

    George Bishop, London, 1607 (1637)

    Engraved map of Yorkshire by William Kip from William Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum . The map is based on the surveys of Christopher...

    Eboracensis Comitatus pars Occidentalis vulgo West Riding
    11879

    Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1637.

    350,00 €
  • 1607 - William Kip

    William Kip:  Eboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding

    George Bishop, London, 1607 (1610)

    Early antique map of Yorkshire by William Kip from William Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum . The map is based on the surveys of...

    Eboracensis Comitatus pars Orientalis, vulgo East Riding
    11880

    Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1610.

    220,00 €
  • 1607 - William Kip

    William Kip:  Rutlandiae, Omnium in Anglia Comitatu, um minimus Pars olim Coritanorum

    George Bishop, London, 1607 (1637)

    Early antique map of Rutland by William Kip from Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum . The map is based on the surveys of Christopher...

    Rutlandiae, Omnium in Anglia Comitatu, um minimus Pars olim Coritanorum
    11882

    Coloured map of Rutland, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1637.

    195,00 €
  • 1607 - William Kip

    William Kip:  Eboracensis Comitatus pars Septentrionalis, vulgo North Riding

    George Bishop, London, 1607

    Antique map of Yorkshire by William Kip from William Camden's Britannia; Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum, Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, Et Insularum . The map is based on the surveys of Christopher...

    Eboracensis Comitatus pars Septentrionalis, vulgo North Riding
    11883

    Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by George Bishop in 1607.

    220,00 €
  • 1608 - 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 €
  • 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 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 €
  • 1658 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Rutlandia Comitatus. Rutlandshire.

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1658-62

    Antique map of Rutland by Joan Blaeu. Decorated with two cartouches and several coats of arms. First published in Blaeu's Atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum in 1645. This example was curiously printed...

    Rutlandia Comitatus. Rutlandshire.
    12051

    Old coloured map of Rutland, England. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1658.

    350,00 €
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