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Antique rare maps of British Isles





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1650 - Pascaart vant Canaal Tusschen Engelant en Vrancryck, alsmede geheel jerlant en Schotlant . . .

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One of the Earliest Sea Charts of the British Isles. Old color example of Jansson's sea chart of the British Isle. Oriented with east at the top, this is one of the earliest sea charts of the entirety of the British Isles. The beautiful title...


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1658 - Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Nova Descriptio

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First proof state of De Wit's very rare map of the British Isles. De Wit's map is based on Jansson's map of the British Isles. This examples is the first of two proof states with the cartouche blank, as well as certain topographical features and place...


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1658 - Pascaarte vant Canaal door Arnold Colom t Amsterdam op het Watter by de Nieuwe brugh inde Lichtende Colom.

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One of the Earliest and Rarest Sea Charts of the British Isles. Rare sea chart of the British Isles, by Arnold Colom, from Colom's Zee Atlas Ofte Water-Wereldt. Oriented with east at the top, this is one of the earliest sea charts of the entirety of...


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1658 - Carte Generale des Royaume D'Angleterre Escosse et Irlande Avecq les Isles circonnuisines Conues toutes Soubs le nom Britaniques . . . 1658

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Nicolas Sanson's 1658 double-page engraved map of the British Isles, engraved by Melchior Tavernier and published by Pierre Mariette. Nice example of Sanson's first map of the British Isles. The distortion of lreland and the condensed size of Scotland...


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1666 - Pascaart van de Noort Zee Verthoonende in zich alle de Custen en havens daer rontom gelegen . . . 1666

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Nice example of Goos' Sea Chart of the Noort Zee, extending from the Mouth of the Thames and the English Channel and Calais and Dunkirk to Stetin and Christianopolen on the Baltic and Dronten and Schogen in Norway. The chart is oriented with north at...


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1669 - A Generall Mapp of the Isles of Great Brittaine . . . 1669

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Gorgeous old color example of Richard Blome's map of the British Isles, which appeared in the first world atlas to be printed and engraved in England. The map demonstrates the naïve engraving style characteristic of 17th Century English engravers,...


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1676 - Isle of Man Exactly described, and the several Parish:shes divided, with every Towne, Village, Bay, Creke, and River therein conteyned . . . 1595

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Decorative map of the Isle of Man, with four decorative cartouches, numerous ships in a fully stippled sea with monsters being ridden by figures holding flags. Very decorative compass rose in the center of the island with rhumb lines radiating outward...


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1676 - Wight Island

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A nice full color example of Speed's map of the Isle of Wight, including coats of arms and a detailed town plans of Southampton and Newport. Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain… was first published in 1612, employing maps which Speed...


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1676 - The Invasions of England and Ireland with al their Civill Wars Since the Conquest

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A striking example of Speed's map depicting the invasions of England and Ireland. A highly decorative detailed map, superbly engraved by Cornelius Danckerts, who copied a prototype map by Speed issued as a separate publication between 1601-03. The map...


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1677 - L'Isole Britanniche ouvero L'Inghilterra Divisa in sette Regni, quattro de Sassoni, e Tre dell Inglesi, et il Principato di Galles. . . 1677

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Striking late 17th Century map of the British Isles, from Rossi's Mercurio Geographico. Engraved by George Widman. Includes an inset map of the Faroe and Shetland Islands.


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1685 - Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae Tabula…

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Scarce Theodoris Danckerts' edition of this scarce map of the British Isles, which includes one of the most striking and decorative cartouches to embellish a Dutch map of the British Isles. Includes an elaborate title cartouche.


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1685 - Carte Des Isles Britaniques ou Sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre, et d'Ecosse que nous appellons Grande Bretagne et celui d'Irlande Avecque les Isles quie en sont proche, et Les Costes de France, de Flandre et de Holande . . . 1685

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Fine example of Pierre Du Val's striking map of the British Isles. The present example bears the imprint of "Chez I. Besson en l'Isle du Palais sur le Quay de l'Horologue . . . 1685," making it a very early imprint following Du Val's death and before...


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1692 - Les Isles Britanniques qui contiennent les Royaumes, d'Angleterre, Escosse, et Irlande. . . .

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Fine, Detailed Map of the British Isles Decorative, large-format map of the British Isles by Jaillot. Portions of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands are included to the east, separated from England by the Pas de Calais. The Western Isles and the...


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1692 - Les Isles Britanniques qui contiennent les Royaumes, d'Angleterre, Escosse, et Irlande. . . . 1692

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Fine, Detailed Map of the British Isles Decorative, large-format map of the British Isles by Jaillot. Portions of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands are included to the east, separated from England by the Pas de Calais. The Western Isles and the...


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1693 - To the Rt. Honorable William, Ele of Derby Lord of ye Isle of Man &c. This Map is humbly Dedicated and Presented by Capt. G. Collins.

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Fine large sea chart of the Isle of Man, publsihed by Grenville Collins. The chart is oriented with west at the top and includes some interior and topographical details. The map is divided by Parishes and includes a fine view of Peel Castle at the...


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1696 - Carte De La Manche faite par ordre du Roy pour le Service de Les Armees de Mer. Reveue et Corrigee Par le Sr. Sanson . . .

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Striking large and highly detailed map of the English Channel, based upon A.H. Jaillot's map, but with significantly more detail, especially on shore. Includes Compass Rose, Rhumblines and other features more typical of a sea chart. Extends inland on...