British Isles

  • Konrad Celtis:  Barbara Codonea - Germaniae Latus Septentrionale

    Sodalitas Celtica, Nuremberg, 1502

    One of the Earliest Depictions of the Arctic Ocean. Printed in 1502.Very rare first edition of the woodcut map of Central and Northern Europe with the early depiction of the Arctic Ocean by...

    Barbara Codonea - Germaniae Latus Septentrionale
    1502 - Konrad Celtis
    12465

    Early woodcut map of Northern and Central Europe. Printed in Nuremberg by Sodalitas Celtica in 1502.

    7 800,00 €
  • 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:  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.
    1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi
    12362

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

    260,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 /...
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11529

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

    200,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11625

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

    420,00 €
  • 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
    1595 - Gerard Mercator
    11446

    Original antique map of Irland. Printed in Amsterdam in 1628.

    920,00 €
  • 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
    1607 - William Kip
    11877

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

    180,00 €
  • 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
    1607 - William Kip
    11878

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

    240,00 €
  • 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
    1607 - William Kip
    11882

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

    195,00 €
  • 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
    1607 - William Kip
    11883

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

    220,00 €
  • 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
    1646 - John Speed
    11448

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

    850,00 €
  • 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.
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11914

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

    1 250,00 €
  • 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.
    1658 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    12051

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

    350,00 €
  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Sarnia Insula, vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Caesarae, vernacule Jarsey

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1663-67

    Antique map of the Channel Islands by Joan Blaeu. Shows the islands of Guernsey and Jersey in the English Channel. Decorated with two magnificent cartouches, a coat of arms and several sailing...

    Sarnia Insula, vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Caesarae, vernacule Jarsey
    1663 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    12475

    Old coloured map of Jersey, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1663.

    590,00 €
  • 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...
    1676 - John Speed
    11909

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

    490,00 €
  • 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
    1676 - Pieter Goos
    12049

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

    590,00 €
  • John Adams:  [Angliae totius tabula...] - An Alphabeticall Table of all the Cities and Market Towns in England...

    Philip Lea, London, 1679 (1699)

    John Adams's Exceptionally Rare Distance Map of England and Wales.A very rare large map of England and Wales by John Adams. This is the 2-sheet version of his 12-sheet wall map of 1677...

    [Angliae totius tabula...] - An Alphabeticall Table of all the Cities...
    1679 - John Adams
    12435

    Old coloured map of England and Wales. Printed in London by Philip Lea in 1699.

    14 000,00 €
  • 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 ...
    1693 - Greenville Collins
    11780

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

    420,00 €
  • Greenville Collins:  Falmount

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

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

    Falmount
    1693 - Greenville Collins
    11781

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

    490,00 €
  • 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...
    1693 - Greenville Collins
    11782

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

    450,00 €
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