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British counties
SPEED, John., Berkshire Described. , antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - Berkshire Described.
London, 1612, Early hand colouring. 380x505mm. In very good condition the centrefold has been reinforced on the verso. With wide margins.
A lovely map of Berkshire from the first Sudbury & Humble edition of John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain”. The top of the map shows a panoramic view of Windsor Castle as viewed from the Thames, which is flanked on the left with a cartouche indicating the names of members of the Hono... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 800 - 950)

Bid received
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KIP, William., Cardigan Comitatus pars Olim Dimetarum., antique map, old maps KIP, William. - Cardigan Comitatus pars Olim Dimetarum.
London, 1630, Attractive Coloring. 265x320mm. In fine condition on thin paper as issued.
A fine map of the Welsh county of Cardiganshire from William Camden's great Renaissance work 'Britannia'. Engraved by William Kip after Christopher Saxton in about 1630.
William Kip (1585 - 1618) was a Dutch engraver, best known for his work on the series of English County Maps by Saxton, publ...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SAXTON, C., Lincolnia Notinghamiaque., antique map, old maps SAXTON, C. - Lincolnia Notinghamiaque.
London, (1579) 1642, Uncoloured.. 380x500mm. In excellent condition, minor toning, good margins.
A very rare edition of Saxton's foundation map of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, published by William Webb in 'All The Shires Of England'. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 3,000 - 3,600)

Starting bid
$ 2,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  Glocestria Ducatus, Vulgo Glocestershire., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Glocestria Ducatus, Vulgo Glocestershire.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Some light marginal water marks. Else in good condition.
Double-page map of the county of Gloucester. Shows cities of Bristol, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, and Stroud. Decorative title cartouche lower right corner of shepherds and their sheep. Several armorial shields upper left corner of map.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, J.,  Comitatus Dorcestria, sive Dorsettia, Vulgo Anglice Dorset shire., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Comitatus Dorcestria, sive Dorsettia, Vulgo Anglice Dorset shire.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Some light marginal water marks. Else in good condition.
Double-page map of Dorsetshire county with decorative title and scale cartouches, six family coats of arms and two blank shields at bottom left.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, J.,  Wigorniensis Comitatus et Comitatus Warwicensis, nec non Coventrae libertas, Worcester, Warwic shire. And the Liberty of Coventre., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Wigorniensis Comitatus et Comitatus Warwicensis, nec non Coventrae libertas, Worcester, Warwic shire. And the Liberty of Coventre.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Some light marginal water marks, browned paper. Else in very good condition.
A double-page general map of the English counties of Warwickshire and Worcestershire with other towns such as Birmingham, Coventry, Leamington, Nuneaton, Kenilworth, Rugby and Stratford on Avon. Decorative title cartouche. In each corner coats of arms of the local noblemen and the royal arms.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  Leicestrensis Comitatus. Leicester shire., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Leicestrensis Comitatus. Leicester shire.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Some light marginal water marks, browned paper. Else in good condition.
Double-page map of the English county of Leicestershire. Decorative figurative and allegoric title cartouche with many heraldic family coat of arms on the bottom left portion of map.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  Radnoria Comitatus. Radnor shire., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Radnoria Comitatus. Radnor shire.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Some light marginal water marks, browned paper. Else in good condition.
Double-page map of Radnorshire county, East of Wales. It is richly embellished with figurative title and scales cartouches, as well as coats of arms and royal arms.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, J.,  Denbigiensis Comitatus et Comitatus Flintensis, Denbigh et Flintshire., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Denbigiensis Comitatus et Comitatus Flintensis, Denbigh et Flintshire.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Some light marginal water marks, browned paper. Else in good condition.
Double-page map of Denbigshire and Flintshire, Wales with ornamental cartouches and armorials.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J., Middle-Sexia. , antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Middle-Sexia.
Amsterdam, ca.1670, In original colouring.. 395x410mm. Paper slightly toned; but generally in good condition with original extra wide margins.
A county map of Middlesex, with a decorative title cartouche and an armorial. London is shown pictorially, and Marylebone, Chelsea and Clerkenwell are marked as villages. Rare Spanish text on verso. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Blome, Richard. , A Mapp of the County of Somerset with its Hundreds, antique map, old maps Blome, Richard. - A Mapp of the County of Somerset with its Hundreds
London, 1673, The map is exquisitely hand coloured . 250x335mm. In good condition, with slight overall age toning.
Richard Blome's " A Mapp of the County of Somerset with its Hundreds" from "Britannia: or, a Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging".
Published in 1673. ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SPEED, John., The Countye Palatine with the most ancient citie described., antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - The Countye Palatine with the most ancient citie described.
London, 1676, Original colouring. 390x510mm. Generally in good condition with slight chipping to close margins.
The excellent county map of Cheshire, first published in Speed's “Theatre of Empire” in 1611, this is the 1676 edition with the Bassett & Chiswell imprint.
The map features an inset plan of the city of Chester and seven coats-of-arms of the nobility, a mileage scale, and sea monsters and ships...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 325
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SPEED, John., The Countie of Radnor Described and the Shyretownes Sittuatione. , antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - The Countie of Radnor Described and the Shyretownes Sittuatione.
London, 1676, Hand colouring. 385x510mm. Overall good condition, bottom right margin has an area where the paper is thin but not on the printed area.
A nice full colour example of John Speed's map of the County of Radnor in Wales, including coats of arms and a detailed town plan of Radnor.
From the 1676 edition when it was published by Thomas Bassett and Richard Chiswell. English text verso....
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SAXTON, Christopher / LEA, Philip, Shropshire accuratly drawen and sett forth by C S, corrected with some Additions by P Lea., antique map, old maps SAXTON, Christopher / LEA, Philip - 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)
Estimate
($ 350 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
MORDEN, Robert., Dorsetshire., antique map, old maps MORDEN, Robert. - Dorsetshire.
London, 1695, Coloured.. 365x422mm. Map has damaged side borders that just affect the engraved surface, with water stains and creased at centerfold. Fragile. Good impression.
A first edition county map of Dorsetshire by the English cartographer Robert Morden, published in his "Camden's Britannia" in London in 1695. An attractive title cartouche in upper left corner, a mileage scale in lower right corner.
Plenty of good map detail, including political hundreds, towns...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
CORONELLI, V. M., D'Irlanda Mani., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. M. - D'Irlanda Mani.
Venice, 1706, Uncolored. 125x181mm. Good example - printed on watermarked hand-laid paper. Some light soiling.
A scarce map of the island! With the three legs coats of arms.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MORDEN, Robert.,  South wales., antique map, old maps MORDEN, Robert. - South wales.
London, 1722, Coloured.. 350x425mm. In good condition, a repair in facsimile to top margin, centerfold flattened out. Light offsetting, decent margins etc.
A nice copper engraved map of South Wales, produced by Robert Morden for publication in Edmund Gibson's translation of William Camden's "Britannia", first published by Abel Swalle and Awnsham & John Churchill in 1695. This is the first series of maps to mark longitude in minutes of time (top bord... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas., Carte de l'Entrče de la Tamise Avec les Bancs, Passes, Isles et Costes comprises entre Sandwich et Clay., antique map, old maps BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas. - Carte de l'Entrče de la Tamise Avec les Bancs, Passes, Isles et Costes comprises entre Sandwich et Clay.
Paris, 1753, . 610x910mm. Very good condition, heavy laid paper. Slight foxing and slight browning to the very edge of the large margin.
Beautiful coastal chart of the mouth of the River Thames, with an inset map of the Thames to London.From west of Dover to Orfordness.
This chart gives the soundings, sandbars and shorelines for the entrance to the Thames River and adjacent coasts mostly to the north, in or including Suffolk and...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
George Bickham, A Map of Lincolnshire North from London Humbly Inscribed to His Grace ye Duke of Ancaster Lord Lieutenant of the County , antique map, old maps George Bickham - A Map of Lincolnshire North from London Humbly Inscribed to His Grace ye Duke of Ancaster Lord Lieutenant of the County
London, 1753, Uncoloured.. 260x155mm. In very good condition The four sheets measure 195 x 310 mm. Rarely found with all pages of text intact.
First edition. An unusual map from the 18th century, 'bird's eye view' map of Lincolnshire which appeared in George Bickham's ‘The British Monarchy or a Chorographical Description of all the Dominions Subject to the King of Great Britain’ the most unusual county atlas ever printed.
Unlike con...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOWEN, E., An accurate map of Northampton Shire divided into its hundreds : laid down from the best authorities, assisted by the most approved modern maps, with various improvements. . ., antique map, old maps BOWEN, E. - An accurate map of Northampton Shire divided into its hundreds : laid down from the best authorities, assisted by the most approved modern maps, with various improvements. . .
London, 1767, Coloured.. 720x540mm. Paper slightly age toned, with short margins. Good condition.
Imprint: Printed for John Bowles Cornhill & Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard.
From "The large English atlas Includes text on some towns, their manufactures and natural products, Earls of Northampton, seats of the Nobility".
Dedication in decorative car...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bowen, Emanuel., ‘Somersetshire Divided into Hundreds', antique map, old maps Bowen, Emanuel. - ‘Somersetshire Divided into Hundreds'
London, 1767, Original hand colouring. 225x330mm. In very good condition with 2 small signs of old fixings on the verso.
An extremely rare map from Emanuel Bowen’s 'Atlas Anglicanus.'
The maps for the Atlas Anglicanus were first issued in monthly parts, between 1767 and 1768, before the complete atlas, which followed in 1768.

Thomas Kitchin acted as the publisher for this Atlas. Size 330 x 225 mm plus ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAIR, J., A Map of England and Wales from the Latest Authorities and Observations, antique map, old maps BLAIR, J. - A Map of England and Wales from the Latest Authorities and Observations
London, 1773, Original o/l Colour with border added. 420x550mm. In very fine condition with fold as issued.
A fine map of England and Wales by John Blair L.L.D. & F.R.S. issued as a Supplement to his Tables of Chronology. The Counties of England, and Wales are all separately delineated. Additionally the roads are also comprehensively shown.

John Blair was a British clergyman, and chronologist....
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Estimate
($ 75 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2