British Isles

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
    1602 - Abraham Ortelius
    10879

    Old coloured map of Scotland. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1602.

  • 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
    1603 - Abraham Ortelius
    12136

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

  • 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
    1607 - William Kip
    11879

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

  • 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
    1607 - William Kip
    11880

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

  • 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]
    1608 - Abraham Saur
    10611

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

  • 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
    1608 - Abraham Ortelius
    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.

  • 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
    1609 - Abraham Ortelius
    10143

    Old coloured map of Scotland. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1609.

  • 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...
    1619 - Gerard Mercator
    10160

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

  • 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
    1636 - Johannes Janssonius
    11445

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

  • 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.
    1645 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11195

    Old coloured map of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. Printed in Amsterdam by Blaeu Family circa 1645.

  • 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
    1648 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    10412

    Coloured map of Pembrokeshire. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1648.

  • 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.

  • 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
    1660 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    10057

    Coloured map of Essex. Printed circa 1660.

  • 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...
    1681 - Johannes van Keulen
    11749

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

  • 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.

  • Greenville Collins:  This Chart of Kingsale Harbour...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland. Shows the coastline from the lighthouse at the Old Head of Kinsale to Ballymacus. Kinsale Harbour at the mouth of the River Bandon...

    This Chart of Kingsale Harbour...
    1693 - Greenville Collins
    11787

    Coloured sea chart of Kingsale Harbour, County Cork. Printed in London by Freeman Collins between 1693 and 1792.

  • Greenville Collins:  To the Honourable Sir Ralph Delavalk Vice Admirall of the Red...

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative antique sea chart of the North Sea by Captain Greenville Collins. Showing the east coast of England from Dover to Edinburgh. In the southeast the coastline of Belgium and the Netherlands...

    To the Honourable Sir Ralph Delavalk Vice Admirall of the Red...
    1693 - Greenville Collins
    12048

    Coloured sea chart of the North Sea, England. Printed in London by Freeman Collins between 1693 and 1792.

  • Greenville Collins:  Burlington Bay, Scarbrough & Hartlepoole

    Freeman Collins, London, 1693-1792

    Decorative sea chart of Yorkshire and Durham by Captain Greenville Collins. Three sea charts on one sheet. Above the coastline with Bridlington and Hornsea, below left Hartlepool and right...

    Burlington Bay, Scarbrough & Hartlepoole
    1693 - Greenville Collins
    12050

    Sea chart of Durham, Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by Freeman Collins between 1693 and 1792.

  • Robert Morden:  The smaller Islands in the British Ocean. By Robt. Morden. Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham and John...

    London, 1695

    Contemporary hand coloured engraved map of the small islands in the sea around Britain by Robert Morden. Eight maps on one sheet. Displaying the Isle of Wight, Farne Islands, Holy Island, Isle of...

    The smaller Islands in the British Ocean. By Robt. Morden. Sold by Abel...
    1695 - Robert Morden
    11272

    Old coloured map of Guernsey, Wight, Jersey, Isle of Man. Printed in London in the year 1695.

  • Robert Morden:  The West Riding of York Shire by Rob. Morden.

    Thomas Cockerill, London, 1701

    Coloured engraved country map of the West riding Yorkshire by Robert Morden from The New Description and State of England, containing the Mapps of the Counties of England and Wales . Showing the...

    The West Riding of York Shire by Rob. Morden.
    1701 - Robert Morden
    11876

    Coloured map of Yorkshire, England. Printed in London by Thomas Cockerill in 1701.

  • 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...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11759

    Old coloured map of Ireland. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

  • 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 ...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11760

    Old coloured map of Scotland. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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