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British Isles.

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British Isles.
Ref: 2355843




An antique map of the British Isles drawn and engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. Published by William Orr Paternoster Row. Circa 1840. Inset map of Shetland Isles. Horizontal centrefold as published.





Approx 21cms by 25.5cms.



Price: 45.00
  



Perrot  -  Iles Britanniques.

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Perrot - Iles Britanniques.
Ref: 2355803

An antique map of ' Iles Britanniques' was produced from the research of Aristide Michael Perrot and engraved by Adrien Migneret, was published in G. B. Depping's L'Angleterre. Ou Description Historique et Topographique Du Royaume Royaume Uni De La Grande-Bretagn in 1823. This map, a copper plate engraving, has original outline hand colouring. Has two vertical folds.

Approx 8cms by 11.5cms.




Price: 175.00
  



 Benjamin Pitts Capper.

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Benjamin Pitts Capper.
Ref: 2348171



An antique map of the British Isles by Benjamin Pitts Capper, who compiled only one atlas, "A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom", Published January 1st, 1808 by R. Phillips, Bridge, Street, Blackfriars, London. The success of this atlas is reflected in the number of subsequent editions. The map was engraved by H. Cooper. Full original colour.


18cms by 21cms.



Price: 50.00
  



The Piscatorial Atlas.

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The Piscatorial Atlas.
Ref: 2355718


An antique map 'Compiled & Published by O.T. Olsen, F.L.S., F.R.G.S. Lithographed by Hanhart, London. The atlas contained 50 chromolithographed maps which recorded the distribution, spawning grounds and abundance of the major edible species of fish, shellfish and crustacea caught in the North Sea and off the coasts of the British Isles. Published in 1883. This map shows a 'Tenby Boat' in top right corner an image of the Whiting in bottom right. England, Wales and Scotland are shown with the coast from Le Havre in France to Bergen in Norway.



Approx 326cms by 46cms.


Price: 55.00
  



Geographical and Historical map of the British Empire.

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Geographical and Historical map of the British Empire.
Ref: 5646



"Geographical and Historical map of the British Empire. - Map of England, Scotland and Ireland indicating the places rendered Celebrated By Battles Or Sieges: Intended For The Elucidation Of Lavoisne's Historical Atlas." Revised by C. Gros in 1828. Engraved by J. Walker. Original color, with much statistics and letterpress below. Historical battles indicated by flags and Celebrated Landing by dates.

Approx 52cms by 42cms.


Price: 150.00
  



Great Britain and Ireland  -  Aaron Arrowsmith.

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Great Britain and Ireland - Aaron Arrowsmith.
Ref: 2354144




An antique map of "Great Britain and Ireland" by Aaron Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Majesty, No. 10, Soho Square. Published in "Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Noti Descriptio. A Comparative Atlas of Ancient And Modern Geography, from original Authorities, and upon a New Plan For The Use Of Eton School" January 2nd, 1828 with original outline colouring.




Approx 22.5cms by 27.5cms.



Price: 85.00
  



British Islands  -  A. Arrowsmith.

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British Islands - A. Arrowsmith.
Ref: 2354133





An antique map drawn by Aaron Arrowsmith and engraved by S. Hall. Published in "A New General Atlas, constructed from the latest Authorities" by A. Constable & Co. Edinburgh in 1817.




Approx 20cms by 25cms.





Price: 75.00
  



Insulae Britannicae  -  Aaron Arrowsmith.

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Insulae Britannicae - Aaron Arrowsmith.
Ref: 2354127




An antique map of the British Isles by Aaron Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Majesty, No. 10, Soho Square. Published in "Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Noti Descriptio. A Comparative Atlas of Ancient And Modern Geography, from original Authorities, and upon a New Plan For The Use Of Eton School" January 2nd, 1828 with original outline colouring.




Approx 22.5cms by 27.5cms.



Price: 85.00
  



'Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum... Heptarchia'   (Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy) by Jan Jansson c.1646

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'Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum... Heptarchia' (Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy) by Jan Jansson c.1646
Ref: 2352174

A very decorative and finely engraved map of the 17th century Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. Published by Jan Jansson in his Nieuwen Atlas later Atlas Novus (Amsterdam: 1646-1666). Jansson was one of the leading Dutch map makers during the period in which the Netherlands led the World in commerce, art, science and especially, cartography.

Approx 52cms by 41cms.


Price: 1,750.00
  



Magna Britannia complectens Angliae, Scotiae, et Hyberniae

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Magna Britannia complectens Angliae, Scotiae, et Hyberniae
Ref: 2351799

An antique map of the British Isles by Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) This map of the British Isles is filled with details on provinces, towns and counties, with an inset map of the Orkney Islands included in upper right corner. A table at the lower right includes symbols for cities, market towns, bishoprics, roads, ferries and bogs among other places of note. There is a second title above the map: A General Map of Great Britain and Ireland with Part of Holland, Flanders, France &c Agreeable to Modern History.

Approx 56cms by 48cms.


Price: 295.00
  



Magna Britannia et Hibernia Secundum Kitchen et Dorret recens descripta et edita  a Joanne Walchio, Aug. Vind.  1797

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Magna Britannia et Hibernia Secundum Kitchen et Dorret recens descripta et edita a Joanne Walchio, Aug. Vind. 1797
Ref: 2351798

An antique map showing Great Britain, Ireland, The Shetland Isles, and part of France and Holland. The cartouche is in the upper right corner with title in Latin and German. Geographical features in German. Scarce map of the British Isles by Johann Walch, Thomas Kitchin and James Dorret dated Augsburg 1797 with original hand colouring. A little grubby with many small creases.


Approx 45.5cms by 55cms.


Price: 295.00
  



Magna Britannia et Hibernia Tabula by Willem Blaeu.

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Magna Britannia et Hibernia Tabula by Willem Blaeu.
Ref: 2351178


An antique hand coloured engraved map of the British Isles which has the Guiljelmus Blaeuw imprint. With inset map of the Orkneys to upper right corner, the sea illustrated with ships and sea monsters. Blank on verso. Circa 1650.

Approx 50cms by 38.5cms.


Price: 695.00
  



Gall & Inglis Map of Britannia Antiqua

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Gall & Inglis Map of Britannia Antiqua
Ref: 2348991





Map of Britannia Antiqua - a steel plate engraved map with original handcoloring as issued. Published in 'The Edinburgh Imperial Atlas' in Edinburgh by Gall & Inglis, 1859.




Approx 28cms by 46cms.


Price: 85.00
  



Magnae Britanniae et HiberniaeTabula.

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Magnae Britanniae et HiberniaeTabula.
Ref: 2346919

An antique hand coloured engraved map of the British Isles by (Guiljemus Blaeuw) William Blaeu, with inset map of the Orkney Islands, strapwork cartouche and mileage scale. Circa 1631. Decorated by three sailing ships, a sea monster, and a compass rose complete the embellishments. Circa 1631. Latin text to verso. Published in 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum sive Atlas Novus'. Very slight loss to lower border professionally restored. (Hence low price)

Approx 50cms by 38.5cms.




Price: 475.00
  



Richard Blome  -   A Generall Mapp of the Isles of Great Brittaine.

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Richard Blome - A Generall Mapp of the Isles of Great Brittaine.
Ref: 2346176

An antique engraved map dated 1669, with inset of 'Isles of Schetland', decorative cartouche and scale. The map is embellished with a large, elaborate heraldic cartouche with a dedication to Charles the Second just below, and numerous sailing ships and sea monsters shown in the seas. This map is after Sanson and was engraved by Francis Lamb in 1669.

Approx 51cms by 39.5cms.



Price: 350.00
  



The British Isles  -  J. Rapkin.

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The British Isles - J. Rapkin.
Ref: 2344613





An antique map of The British Isles, with decorative border, drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Inset map of Shetland Islands in top right corner. Published in 1850 by the London Printing and Publishing Company. Part of right margin and part of decorative border missing.



Approx 24cms by 34 cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Iles Britanniques par

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Iles Britanniques par
Ref: 2344606





An antique map of the British Isles (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man) which was engraved by Jenotte. This map is from the 'Atlas Universel et Classique de Géographie', by Drioux and Charles Leroy which was published in Paris in 1855 by Librairie Classique d'Eugene Belin. Original outline colour and shows provinces, counties, cities, rivers, mountans, canals, and railroads. Centrefold as published.



Approx 29.4cms by 44cms.


Price: 60.00
  



Iles Britanniques.

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Iles Britanniques.
Ref: 2344605





An antique map of the British Isles engraved by Lecocq after A. Bizet. Has a vignette of London and an inset of Shetland Isles. Published in 1892 under the direction of J. Migeon in "Nouvel Atlas illustré, géographie universelle, comprenant la géographie, l'histoire, l'administration, la statistique, etc, scientifique." Centrefold as issued.



Approx 31.5cms by 42cms.


Price: 50.00
  



"Carte Physique & Politique du Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande" by L.Dussieux

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"Carte Physique & Politique du Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande" by L.Dussieux
Ref: 2344601





An antique map of Great Britain and Ireland entitled "Carte Physique & Politique du Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande" engraved by Marlier. Published by L.Dussieux in Atlas General de Geographie in 1860 (dated 1847). Origiinal outline colouring. In the top right corner is a list of all the counties in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Centrefold as published.



Approx 27.5cms by 39cms.


Price: 70.00
  



The British Isles; for the Elucidation of the Abbe Gaultier's Geograhical Games by Jehosaphat Aspin.  1832.

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The British Isles; for the Elucidation of the Abbe Gaultier's Geograhical Games by Jehosaphat Aspin. 1832.
Ref: 2344592

An antique map of the British Isles, engraved by Hewitt and published in 1832 by John Harris, St. Paul's Churchyard. Inset map of the Shetland Islands, top right. An outline map which was a part of a complete course of geography, by means of instructive games, invented by the Abbe Gaultier. A game of for teaching the names and situations of the different countries and places . Original colouring. Has a few repaired marginal tears. Centrefold and both top and bottom margins strengthened with archival tape. One repair to image near North West Ireland.



Approx 34cms by 43cms.



Price: 95.00
  



Rigobert Bonne  -  Insulae Britannicae Veteres.

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Rigobert Bonne - Insulae Britannicae Veteres.
Ref: 23849





An antique map by Rigobert Bonne 'Primario Hydrographo Navali' the important French engineer and cartographer (1727-1795) who succeeded J.N.Bellin as Hydrographer at the Depot de la Marine (1773). This map showing Great Britain was published in the "Atlas Encyclopedique" . Circa 1787.




Approx 34cms by 23cms.


Price: 125.00
  



The British Isles  -  Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

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The British Isles - Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.
Ref: 23130





An antique map of 'The British Isles ' engraved by J & C Walker, for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Original outline colour. Published in 1842 by Chapman and Hall. Top margin cropped to printed border.



Approx 31cms by 39.5cms.


Price: 70.00
  



"Carte des Isles Britanniques"

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"Carte des Isles Britanniques"
Ref: 4041





"Carte des Isles Britanniques" by Rigobert Bonne - Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine . Published Paris, c. 1780. Uncoloured as published.




Approx 21.5cms by 32cms.


Price: 95.00
  



Great Britain from the most accurate surveys with improvements.

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Great Britain from the most accurate surveys with improvements.
Ref: 3881




An antique map entitled "Great Britain from the most accurate surveys with improvements" by John Harrison published in 1793.

Approx 32cms by 42.5cms.


Price: 150.00
  



Les Isles Britanniques  -  Guillaume De L'Isle.

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Les Isles Britanniques - Guillaume De L'Isle.
Ref: 6784


A very scarce antique map which was published in France in 1772 by Phillipe Buache who succeeded his relative Guillaume De L'Isle. The De L'Isle family were a very influential cartographic dynasty. The map depicts the British Isles and Ireland with northern France and part of Scandinavia shown. It is in very good condition with full borders as published. A few traces of worm on the bottom edge and a small repair to the centrefold in the bottom margin.

Approx 61.5cms by 47cms.


Price: 595.00
  



Britannicarum Insularum Typus - Abraham Ortelius.

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Britannicarum Insularum Typus - Abraham Ortelius.
Ref: 6767

An antique map of the British Isles entitled "Britannicarum Insularum Typus" by Abraham Ortelius published in 1595 in his "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Uncoloured as published. Latin text verso with a capital "C" printed beneath the text. This is the first edition of this map. Clean condition with a repaired marginal tear in both vertical margins.

Approx 50.5cms by 36cms.


Price: 1,100.00
  



Insulae Albion et Hibernia cum minoribus adjacentibus.

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Insulae Albion et Hibernia cum minoribus adjacentibus.
Ref: 3929




An antique map of the British Isles entitled "Insulae Albion et Hibernia cum minoribus adjacentibus" by Johanes Blaeu . Circa 1654. Original outline colouring. Dutch Text to verso.

Approx 44cms by 38cms.


Price: 550.00
  



Anciennes Isles Britanniques by Mallet

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Anciennes Isles Britanniques by Mallet
Ref: 3930



Anciennes Isles Brittaniques by Manesson Mallet. A simple outline antique map of The British Isles. Published in 1683. The colouring is later.

Approx 10cms by 15cms.



Price: 150.00
  


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