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Antique rare maps of British Isles





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1818 - Third and Improved Edition of The Present State of Europe, With Maps of the Territories, as Settled by the Congress of Vienna. . . From the Year 1783, to the Present Time.

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Rare 2 sheet broadside showing the political history of Europe between 1783 and 1818. G. Wilkins, later G. Wilkins & Son, operated as a bookseller in Derby in the early part of the 19th Century. We note imprints for G. Wilkins (Queen Street)...


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1606 - Eygentliche Abbildung wie ettlich Englische Edelleut einen Raht schliessen den König sampt dem gantzen Parlament mit Pulfer zuvertilgen (with) Thomas Percius Nobilis Anglus Conspirationis Ao. MDCV Initiae Priceps

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Rare Pair of Broadsides Illustrating The Gunpowder Plot, engraved by Crispin Van Passe. Top Image Eygentliche Abbildung wie ettlich Englische Edelleut einen Raht schliessen den König sampt dem gantzen Parlament mit Pulfer zuvertilgen Above, the...


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1675 - The goodly Cedar of Apostolick & Catholick Episcopacy, compared with the moderne Shoots of divided Novelties in the Church before the Introduction of the Apostles Lives . . .

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Rare early allegorical print, published in London. The view has been attributed to Wencaslaus Hollar. A cedar tree representing the traditional episcopal church, inscribed on the trunk 'The Church Catholick', with two smaller shoots from the trunk...


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1888 - The Hawarden Wood Block Estate Company Limited, or The Coloured Cousins at Work

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Satirical cartoon map, drawn by Tom Merry (William Mecham). The cartoon satirizes Liberal MP William Ewart Gladstone. Gladstone (1809-1898), served as Liberal Prime Minister four times and as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Gladstone opposed the High...


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1939 - Flying visit of Truth to Berlin in the form of an R.A.F. leaflet raid here fancifully depicted ~ but not forgetting a great many hard facts ` by Rex Whistler

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Flying visit of Truth to Berlin Rare satirical cartoon map of illustrating the British Royal Air Force propaganda raid on Berlin in September 1939, published by Rex Whistler. The image shows a winged goddess Britannia, with a trident and shield,...


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1974 - Beatles map (The Beatles Liverpool Map)

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The Beatles Map of Liverpool was published in 1974 to commemorate the buildings and places where the Beatles started their career. As noted on the Liverpool Museums website: Featured here is one of the first Beatles maps of Liverpool that was ever...


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1779 - [Sea Atlas] Great-Britain's Coasting Pilot: Being a New Exact Survey of the Sea-Coast of England and Scotland From the River of Thames to the Westward and Northward; with the Islands of Scilly, And from Thence to Carlisle; Likewise The Islands of Orkney

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A nice example of probably the most famous chartbook for the British Isles, by Greenville Collins, who was a Royal Navy officer and prominent hydrographer during the 17th century. Collins's Coasting Pilot was the first comprehensive survey of the...


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1815 - (Danish North Sea Atlas) Samling af Efterretninger for de Söefarende, henhörende til det voxende Kaart over Nord-Söen, straekkende sig fra 50o - 55' til 58o 5' Norder Brede, indeholdende Beskrivelsen over Kysterne, Fyhrene, og Söemaerkene, samt bankerne,

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A Dane Eyes the East Coast of Britain. First edition of this very rare Danish atlas of the North Sea. Paul de Löwenörn (1751-1826) was a Danish mariner, later Adjutant-General, Captain-Lieutenant, and Director of the Royal Danish Marine Archives,...


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1949 - Anglo Saxondom Modern Israel - The Nation & Company of Nations & the Great People God Declared Israel Should Become Ye Are a Chosen Generation

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Extremely rare separately published pictorial map published by the British Israel World Federation (BIWF) on the 30th anniversary of its founding. The BIWF espouses the following tenants: that the descendants of the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel migrated...


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1592 - Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.

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Ortelius' Map of the North Atlantic Old color example of Abraham Ortelius's important early map of the North Atlantic, extending from Scandinavia and the Polar regions in the East, to the mythical Islands of the North Atlantic, Greenland, Iceland and...


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1794 - A Map Exhibiting the Dark Shadow of the Moon over England and Other Parts of Europe, In the Five Great Solar Eclipes, Of the Years, 1715, 1724, 1737, 1748 and 1764 . . .

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Unusual Eighteenth-Century Map of Solar Eclipses over Europe Rare, separately-issued map showing the solar eclipses of 1715, 1724, 1737, 1748 and 1764, including the famous 1715 Halley’s Eclipse, named for the pioneer of eclipse mapping, astronomer...


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1507 - Tabula Moderna Prussie, Livonie, Norvegie et Gottie

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Rare Early Map of Northern Europe Important early map of Northern Europe, Scandinavia and the British Isles, which first appeared in the 1507-1508 Rome edition of Ptolemy's Geography, Claudii Ptholomei Alexandrini. Cosmographia..., created under the...


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1542 - Tabula Europae I [British Isles]

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First edition, second state of Munster's map of the British Isles. Includes a large ship in the Northern Sea and an interesting projection of the Albion and Hibernia. The map is unchanged from the 1540 edition. Munster's Geographia was a cartographic...


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1548 - Anglia E Hibernia Nova

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One of the earliest obtainable modern maps of the British Isles. Fine example of Gastaldi's important early map of British Isles. Giacomo Gastaldi was one of the most important Italian mapmakers of the early 16th Century. His set of maps for the...


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1572 - Cestria Vulgo Chester, Angliae Civitas

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Finely engraved view of the City of Chester in England, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum. Based on the survey of William Smith, the bird's-eye plan shows the town's prominent Norman castle, walled defenses and central cathedral.


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1572 - Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis

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The First Map of London Fine example of this important early bird's-eye view of London, which appeared in Volume 1 of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum. The view was based on a now-lost twenty-sheet plan of London believed to have...