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BILL, John, Shropshire., antique map, old maps BILL, John - Shropshire.
London, 1626, Uncoloured.. 90x125mm. Overall toned, the engraved area measures 125 x 90 mm, and the leaf 145 x 180 mm.
An extremely rare and sought-after miniature map of the county of Shropshire from John Bill's "The Abridgement Of Camden's Britania ...".
Although Bill's maps have a scientific claim to fame as the first English county maps to indicate longitude, based on Mercator's prime meridian through the...
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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 500
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MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPERNBURGH, J., Angleterre…‘Cornubia Devonia, Somersetus, Dorchestia, Wiltonia, Glocestra, Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Cardigan, Radnor, Breknoke, Herefordia, & Wigornia’., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPERNBURGH, J. - Angleterre…‘Cornubia Devonia, Somersetus, Dorchestia, Wiltonia, Glocestra, Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Cardigan, Radnor, Breknoke, Herefordia, & Wigornia’.
Amsterdam, 1632, Uncoloured.. 183x250mm. Very good condition good margins
A fine copy in a dark impression, full margins as published. This is the first so-called Cloppenburgh edition which was a competive edition with new engraved maps in a larger format. Most of the maps were engraved by Pieter van den Keere. The Cloppenburgh edition was continued for a couple of years ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 200 - $ 240
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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [L'Hermite's fleet moors in the Solent for repairs.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [L'Hermite's fleet moors in the Solent for repairs.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 145x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. Some marks and soling to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
In March 1623, a heavily armed fleet of 11 ships, under the command of Jacob l’Hermite, sailed from Holland with the ambitious hope of ‘destroying the Spanish in America’. By the time they reached the English Channel, one of the ships began leaking.
Here, the admiral is seen coming ashore for ...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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JANSSONIUS, J., Episcopatus Dunelmensis. Vulgo The Bishoprike of Durham., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Episcopatus Dunelmensis. Vulgo The Bishoprike of Durham.
Amsterdam, 1646, Uncoloured.. 408x513mm. Excellent condition. Heavy paper, strong print, clean image. Some browning, foxing, wear near outer margins. French text on verso.
Double-page map of Durham with two fine title and scale cartouches, and two impressive coat of arms upper left and right corners.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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BLAEU, W., Middlesexia., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Middlesexia.
Amsterdam, c.1650, Coloured.. 420x500mm. The map is bright and is in very fine condition.
From Atlas Novus. A fascinating and decorative map of the county of Middlesex. The depiction of the city of London is particularly interesting. The title and scale are displayed in a single cartouche with a female figure of a harvester. Royal Arms. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 500 - $ 600
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SANSON, N., Anciens Royaumes de Mercie et East Angles. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Anciens Royaumes de Mercie et East Angles. . .
Paris, 1654, In original colours.. 375x580mm. It is in very good condition with original colouring. Originally issued with a fold, the map has now been flattened out.
Ancient Kingdoms of Mercia and East Anglia. This is a striking map showing the ancient Saxon kingdoms of Mercia and East Anglia including the counties and shires of Chester, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Rutland, Leicester, Stafford, Shropshire, Hereford, Worcester, Warwick, Northampton, Huntingdon, B... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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Sold for $ 119
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THEUNISZ,J. / LOOTSMAN , Pascaerte van Engelant vant Voorland tot aen Blakeney, waer in te sien is de mont vande Teemse. . ., antique map, old maps THEUNISZ,J. / LOOTSMAN - Pascaerte van Engelant vant Voorland tot aen Blakeney, waer in te sien is de mont vande Teemse. . .
Amsterdam, 1662, Coloured.. 425x533mm. Different, mostly marginal staining and fraying.
Rare chart showing the West coast of England and the mouth of the river Thames. The upper right inset shows the Thames from London into the North Sea. With decorative floral ornate title-cartouches, and ship and compass-roses. In the lower left corner a scale to convert Dutch, Spanish, English & F... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 500 - $ 600
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Christopher Saxton / Philip Lea , Shropshire accuratly drawen and sett forth by C S, corrected with some Additions by P Lea., antique map, old maps Christopher Saxton / Philip Lea - Shropshire accuratly drawen and sett forth by C S, corrected with some Additions by P Lea.
London: 1689-1693, Coloured.. 395x505mm. Overall toning close cropped margins one tiny hole top right corner otherwise good.
Philip Lea's uncommon re-issue of the Christopher Saxton map of Shropshire, the first printed map of the county, engraved in 1576. For this edition Lea has added Ogilby's Roads, boundaries of hundreds, heraldic shields and the town plan of Shrewsbury based on Speed's survey and changed the title to ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 700 - $ 1,000
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MORDEN, R., Hertfordshire., antique map, old maps MORDEN, R. - Hertfordshire.
London, 1695, Coloured.. 375x460mm. In good condition with folds and creases flattened. Minor repair to center fold split to lower 3 inches.
An attractive 17th century map of the county by Robert Morden. Produced for the 1695 edition of William Camden’s “Britannia”. These county maps were advertised as being “much the fairest and most correct of any that have yet appeared”. Decorative title cartouche.

Robert Morden (c.16...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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MORDEN, R., The County of MONMOUTH By Robt Morden., antique map, old maps MORDEN, R. - The County of MONMOUTH By Robt Morden.
London, 1695, Coloured.. 350x420mm. In good condition with centerfold now flattened. Several wrinkles supported with Japan paper.
An attractive map of Monmouthshire by Robert Morden which appeared in Camden's Britannia (London: Swale, Awnshaw & Churchill, 1695). Bishop Gibson described the maps from this series as "much the fairest and most correct of any that have yet appeared". The maps are also notable for using up to three... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 150 - $ 185
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Herman Moll., Devon Shire by Herman Moll , antique map, old maps Herman Moll. - Devon Shire by Herman Moll
London, 1724, original light outline colouring . 185x310mm. In good condition, with a light overall tone.
An interesting and attractive 18th century copperplate map of the county of Devonshire divided into hundreds.
It shows a title panel, scale and lists the administrative 'hundreds'.
Saxon coins found in the county are displayed in the right hand border along with archaeological and histor...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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MOLL, Herman, York Shire with the Post Roads by Herman Moll Geographer’, antique map, old maps MOLL, Herman - York Shire with the Post Roads by Herman Moll Geographer’
London, 1724, Coloured.. 195x315mm. In good condition with a light overall tone.
An interesting and attractive 18th century copperplate map of the county of Yorkshire divided into hundreds and showing the post roads.
In the title panel ‘Archaeological and historical illustrations form the borders.
Published in Herman Moll’s ‘A New Description of England and Wales,’ c...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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SEUTTER, M., Delineatio ac finitima Regio Londini., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Delineatio ac finitima Regio Londini.
Ausburg, 1730, In original body colours.. 495x580mm. A good and dark impression, printed on heavy paper. Light water stain in left and right hand part of the map.
Centered on London, including towns of Hatfield, Tilbury, Walton on the Hill and Chertsey. Title in cartouche with royal arms, figure of Mercury, group of merchants. Boundaries of counties and hundreds shown.

Matthaus Seutter the elder first published his "Atlas Geographicus" in 1720 and ...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 250
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CONDER, T., A New Most Accurate & Complete Map of All the Direct and the Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales., antique map, old maps CONDER, T. - A New Most Accurate & Complete Map of All the Direct and the Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales.
London, 1764, Uncoloured.. 360x360mm. In good condition with flattening of several creases. With discolouration, paper has a slight blue hue.
A British "road map" of the 18th century, this extemly detailed map shows the major roadways and distances (Interestingly in Miles) between towns and cities in England and Wales. The square map is divided into numbered counties which are shown in a cartouche in the upper left corner.
Publis...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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SMITH, C., A New Map of the County of Northumberland Divided into Wards., antique map, old maps SMITH, C. - A New Map of the County of Northumberland Divided into Wards.
London, 1804, In original colours.. 500x450mm. In good condition, with repairs to split in centrefold, that have now been repaired.
Handsome and detailed county map shows market towns with distances from London in measured miles. The major canals, roads, railways, parks and churches are also clearly marked.
A fine map with a decorative compass rose. ...
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Estimates : $ 100 - $ 125
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LAURIE, R. & WhITTLE, J., Cumberland., antique map, old maps LAURIE, R. & WhITTLE, J. - Cumberland.
London, 1806, Coloured.. 225x180mm. Good example. Some faint toning and soiling.
A detailed map of the area with many towns and villages named, connected by roads. Shows also hills, lakes, and rivers.
Includes the "Picts Wall" near Carlisle....
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Estimates : $ 50 - $ 75
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LYSONS, D.& S., Fowey Haven & C., From a Chart Drawn in the Reign of K. Hen. VIII., antique map, old maps LYSONS, D.& S. - Fowey Haven & C., From a Chart Drawn in the Reign of K. Hen. VIII.
London, 1814, Coloured.. 395x240mm. In good condition. Originally issued folded, but now flattened out.
Plan of Fowey Haven. Published by Daniel & Samuel Lysons in 1814. It features views in almost a cartoon style of villages, from a chart of Cornwall, produced during the time of King Henry the Eighth.

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Estimates : $ 125 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 80
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