British Isles

  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1851 - Josiah Whitbread

    Josiah Whitbread:  Whitbread's New Hand-Map of London for 1851 - Whitbread's New Plan of London drawn from authentic...

    J. Whitbread, London, 1851

    First edition of Whitbread's iconic pocket map of London. The folded map shows Victorian London shortly before the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations which took place in...

    Whitbread's New Hand-Map of London for 1851 - Whitbread's New Plan of...
    12356

    Old coloured city plan of London, England. Printed in London by J. Whitbread in 1851.

    800,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1693 - Greenville Collins

    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
    11781

    Coloured sea chart of the Falmouth River and Helford River, Cornwall, 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 €
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