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Udrone Irlandiae in Catherlagh Baronia.

Depicts present day County Carlow in Leinster Province & Catherlaugh which is now Carlow. The title is surrounded by a strap work design cartouche topped with caliper...

$160 / ≈ €150
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1639-1644
Selling price: $160
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Scotia Regnum.

A attractive example of this fine map of Scotland.

$260 / ≈ €243
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca.165
Selling price: $260
Sold in 2013

 


Middle-Sex described with the most famous cities of London and Westminster.

One of the most famous and sought-after of Speed's County maps. The County of Middlesex surrounded by a splendid border incorporating a plan of Westminster and London. In...

$1950 / ≈ €1825
Maker / Publisher: SPEED,J.
Place & Date: London 1610-1623
Selling price: $1950
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Anglie Provincia (Tercia estas mundi Foliu XLVI ) / Salomon's genealogy tree (XLVI) / Genealogy tree & Abner & Joab (XLVII) / Judgment of Solomon (XLVII).

Woodcuts depicting an imaginary England countryside, showing a fortified city above a fast-flowing river. According to Rodney Shirley "[the two woodcuts] are masterf...

$800 / ≈ €749
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493
Selling price: $800
Sold in 2020

 


Anglia Fo CCLXXXVIIII (Town in England)

Text page in latin on recto a hill-side city in England with a series of gates leading up to a citadel. It is one of two woodcuts used for England in the work. On the rer...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493
Selling price: $500
Sold in 2017

 


Anglia / Hispania. Fo CCLXXXVIIII.

Text page in Latin on recto a hill-side city in England with a series of gates leading up to a citadel. It is one of two woodcuts used for England in the work. On the ver...

$325 / ≈ €304
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493
Selling price: $325
Sold in 2017

 


Tabula nova Hibernie Anglie et Scotie.

Martin Waldseemuller's issue of "Geographia," published in 1513 and 1520, was one of the most important atlases of the first half of the sixteenth century as th...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: WALDSEEMULLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, 1513-1520
Selling price: $4000
Sold in 2009

 


TAB I EURO PRINCIPIUM EUROPAE....TABULA I EUROPAE

Martin Waldseemuller's edition of the classical cartography of Claudius Ptolemy that had first appeared in 1513.The British Isles, set in a trapezoid frame this woodblock...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: WALDSEEMULLER, M.
Place & Date: Stassburg, 1522
Selling price: $2500
Sold in 2012

 


Tabula Moderna Hiber.

One of the Earliest obtainable Modern Maps of the British Isles. A nice example of the 1525 edition of Lorenz Fries's double-page woodblock modern map of the British Isl...

$1300 / ≈ €1216
Maker / Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, 1525
Selling price: $1300
Sold in 2021

 


[Map of the British Isles]

First edition Inghilterra.Rare: A very early woodblock map of the British Isles by the Italian cartographer Benedetto Bordone, an 16th century illuminator and wood engrav...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: BORDONE, Benedetto
Place & Date: Venice, 1528
Selling price: $650
Sold in 2017

 


Das Kunigreich Engelland, mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottland, so vor zeiten Albion und Britannia, haben geheissen.

An early, unusual woodcut map of the British Isles, which is oriented to the East. Sebastian Munster's map was the first separately printed map of England and a landmark ...

$375 / ≈ €351
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, Sebastian.
Place & Date: Basel, ca 1540
Selling price: $375
Sold in 2019

 


[Great Britain, Ireland]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of the Great Britain and Ireland prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541
Selling price: $750
Sold in 2013

 


[Map of the England]

Page with an early representation of the British Isles. This text page with a fine wood block printed map is from the rare work "C. Iulii Solini Polyhistor, Rerum To...

$475 / ≈ €444
Maker / Publisher: MELA, P. / SOLINUS, G.J.
Place & Date: Basle, Michael Isengrin, 1544
Selling price: $475
Sold in 2011

 


Tabula Europae I (Great Brittain)

The first edition of Munster's Ptolemaic map of Great Britain appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540. This was a new and important ed...

$540 / ≈ €505
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545
Selling price: $540
Sold in 2014

 


Anglia II Nova Tabula (British Isles)

The first edition of Munster's first printed separate map of England and Wales, with Scotland as far north as Edinburgh, the east coast of Ireland and north coast of Fran...

$475 / ≈ €444
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545
Selling price: $475
Sold in 2014

 


Tabula Europae I (Great Britain).

Nice example of the rare third state of Ruscelli's map of the British Isles, based Claudius Ptolemy.The map first appeared in the 1561 edition of Ruscelli's edition of Pt...

$170 / ≈ €159
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G
Place & Date: Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545
Selling price: $170
Sold in 2017

 


Anglia e Hibernia Nova

Gastaldi's modern map of the British Isles. It is one of the earliest obtainable modern maps of the British Isles.From Giacomo Gastaldi's Atlas of 1548 which has been cal...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: GASTALDI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1548
Selling price: $600
Sold in 2021

 


Tabula Europae I. (British Isles)

Gastaldi's map of the British Isles based upon Ptolemy.It is one of the earliest obtainable maps of the region .From Giacomo Gastaldi's Atlas of 1548 which has been calle...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: GASTALDI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1548
Selling price: $450
Sold in 2021

 


Das Engelland, mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottland. . . Britannia. . .

An antique map of England and Wales, with parts of Scottland and Ireland. Full title : Engellandt/ mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottlandt/ so vor zeiten Albion und Britan...

$325 / ≈ €304
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, Sebastian.
Place & Date: Basel ca 1550
Selling price: $325
Sold in 2020

 


Beschreibung Engellandts und Schottlandts.

A full-page woodcut map of England, Scotland, Wales, and part of Ireland, published in Basel, circa 1550. This charming woodblock map of Britain is the base for the Merca...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: MUNSTER, Sebastian.
Place & Date: Basel, ca 1550
Selling price: $200
Sold in 2021

 


Anglia et Hibernia Nova. . .

Uncommon first edition of one of the earliest maps of Great Britain.Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and...

$410 / ≈ €384
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1561
Selling price: $410
Sold in 2008

 


Britania Insula quae dup Regna continet Angliam et Scotiam cum Hibernia adiacente. Ferando Berteli exc. 1561. Venise: 1562

One of the earliest printed maps of England. The essential roots of mid-16th century mapping of the British Isles go back to the English catholic priest George Lily (ca 1...

$16800 / ≈ €15720
Maker / Publisher: BERTELLI,F. / FORLANI,F.
Place & Date: Venice, 1564
Selling price: $16800
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Britannischen Insula.

An unusual outline of the British Isles, influenced by Ptolemy.

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, 1570
Selling price: $300
Sold in 2016

 


Tabula Britanniae. (British Isles)

Double-page woodcut Ptolemaic-style map by Sebastian Münster figuring the British Isles, published in the edition of Strabo by Henri Petri in 1571."Strabonis rerum ...

$401 / ≈ €375
Maker / Publisher: STRABO / MUNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571
Selling price: $401
Sold in 2018

 


Scotiae Tabula.

Original old colored map of Scotland by A. Ortelius with north to the right of the plate. With one large cartouche, one sailing ship and a sea monster. From the 1573 Dutc...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1573
Selling price: $550
Sold in 2012

 


Angliae Regni flo: rentissimi nova descriptio, auctore Humfredo Lhuyd.

Stunning map of England and Wales compiled from Mercator's 1564 wall map of the British Isles and Lhuyd's manuscript map of 1568. The countryside is fully engraved with t...

$570 / ≈ €533
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1573
Selling price: $570
Sold in 2017

 


Anglia et Hibernia Nova. . .

One of the earliest maps of Great Britain.Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuti. From the se...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1574
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2009

 


Eryn - Hiberniae, Britannicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio - Irelandt.

A beautiful map of Ireland from Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum." This map is significant as the first separate printed map of Ireland. It’s also one of th...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1574
Selling price: $900
Sold in 2012

 


Hiberniae Britannicae insulae nova descriptio.

Copied from Mercator's influential wall map of the British Isles of 1564, this is certainly the best map of Ireland of the 16th century.

$870 / ≈ €814
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1574
Selling price: $870
Sold in 2015

 


Scotiae tabula.

Very fine general map of Scotland with north to right of page. Derived from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles in 8 sheets.

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1574
Selling price: $650
Sold in 2016

 


Tabula Europae I [British Isles].

An early double page Ptolemaic map of the British Isles from 'La Geografia Di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino...' published by G. Ziletti, Venice (using plates from the 1561...

$210 / ≈ €197
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1574
Selling price: $210
Sold in 2019

 


Cantebrigia...

A sought after and highly decorative early bird's-eye plan of the ancient university town of Cambridge. From Braun & Hogenberg's monumental work, CIVITATES ORBIS TERR...

$1050 / ≈ €983
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN & HOGENBERG
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1575
Selling price: $1050
Sold in 2008

 


INGILTERRA ET SCOTIA.

One of the earliest modern Maps of England, Wales & Scotland. A very rare early map of England, Wales and Scotland, with topography and main settlements, depicted pic...

Maker / Publisher: CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco.
Place & Date: Venice, 1570-1575
Selling price: $1750
Sold in 2022

 


Londinium Feracissmi Angliae Regni Metropolis.

Very desirable and early plan of London - in a second state - shown from the Tower to Westminster, with the City already built-up and a ribbon development westwards along...

$5400 / ≈ €5053
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, (1572) 1577
Selling price: $5400
Sold in 2013

 


Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis.

Very desirable and early plan of London - in a second state - shown from the Tower to Westminster, with the City already built-up and a ribbon development westwards along...

$4900 / ≈ €4585
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, (1572) 1577
Selling price: $4900
Sold in 2018

 


Angliae Scotiae et Hibernie nova descriptio.

FIRST EDITION of this fine example of De Jode's rare map of the British Isles, oriented with West at the top. The map was based on Mercator's wall map from 1554. From the...

$2650 / ≈ €2480
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE,G.
Place & Date: Antwerp 1578
Selling price: $2650
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Engellandt/ mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottlandt/ so vorzeiten Albion und Britannia haben geheissen.

From 'Cosmographia, das ist: Beschreibung der Gantzen Welt,...'; German edition. wood engravings set into text; overall size 33 x 20 cm. on verso: engraved title. Münst...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, c. 1578
Selling price: $400
Sold in 2015

 


Beschreibung Engellandts und Schottlandts.

From 'Cosmographia, das ist: Beschreibung der Gantzen Welt,...'; published in Basle, c1578, German edition.wood engraving set into text; overall size 33 x 20 cm. On verso...

$210 / ≈ €197
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, c. 1578
Selling price: $210
Sold in 2015

 


Das Engellandt/ mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottland/ so vorzeiten Albion und Britannia/ haben geheissen.

A woodcut map; on laid paper. This map is from the last German edition of the well-published 'Cosmographia', with Scotland orientated to the West. The map is decorated wi...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: MUNSTER, Sebastian
Place & Date: Basle, 1578
Selling price: $250
Sold in 2016

 


Beschreibung Engellands und Schottlandts

A very early and attractively coloured map of the UK, Engeland, Schotland, Ireland, and Wales, on a full leaf. A wonderful woodcut with picturesquely cut cities, seas and...

$170 / ≈ €159
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, Sebastian
Place & Date: Basel, 1578
Selling price: $170
Sold in 2021

 


Cambriae Typus..

Ancient map of Wales, prepared by Humphrey Lhuyd. With fine cartouche, ship and a sea monster.

$390 / ≈ €365
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place & Date: Antwerp 1579
Selling price: $390
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Anglia et Hibernia Nova. . .

One of the earliest maps of Great Britain.Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuti. From the se...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1579
Selling price: $200
Sold in 2013

 


Scotiae Tabula.

From the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1579. A fine map of Scotland with north to the right of the page. Ortelius derived this map from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isle...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1579
Selling price: $650
Sold in 2018

 


Anglia, Scotiae et Hiberniae, Sive Brittannicar: Insularum Descriptio

A classic and famous map of the British Isles with North to the right.Probably the earliest map of the British Isles that are still available. Despite the fact, that the ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1579
Selling price: $750
Sold in 2019

 


[Edinburgh]

Early panoramic view of Edinburgh. From his Cosmographia, that great compendium of Renaissance knowledge. An exciting print.Sebastian Münster was born in Nierder-Ingelhe...

$50 / ≈ €47
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, 1550-1580
Selling price: $50
Sold in 2009

 


Yorke/ Shrowesbury/ Lancester/ Richmont.

Four views bring city plans of York, Shrewsbury and Lancashire and a view of the castle of Richmond. On each side of the four views are four figures in historical dress: ...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G./ HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1580
Selling price: $300
Sold in 2016

 


Palatium Regium in Angliæ Regno Appelatum Nonciutz. . .

This engraving is a view of Nonsuch Palace, with carriages and deer hunting, a panel of female costume figures below. Latin text verso, dated in the plate 1582. The scene...

$70 / ≈ €66
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1580
Selling price: $70
Sold in 2019

 


Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis.

A very desirable and early plan of London, shown from the Tower to Westminster, with the City already built-up and a ribbon development westwards along the Strand. On the...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1580
Selling price: $5000
Sold in 2021

 


Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis.

Important, early bird's-eye view of London, which appeared in the first Volume of Civitates Orbis Terrarum by Braun & Hogenberg.The view is based on a previous 15-she...

$4190 / ≈ €3921
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca 1580
Selling price: $4190
Sold in 2019

 


Angliae Regni flo: rentissimi nova descriptio, auctore Humfredo Lhuyd.

From the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum - French Text - this is Humphrey Lloyd's depiction of England and Wales published in the first Additamentum to the Ortelius atlas. The m...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1581
Selling price: $600
Sold in 2013

 


Cestria vulgo Chester, Angliae Civitas.

A stunning town plan of the northern city of Chester, with heraldic shields, Royal and civic coats of arms, explanation table, dividers and Elizabethan figures in the for...

$235 / ≈ €220
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca 1582
Selling price: $235
Sold in 2018

 


Angliae, scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar insularum.

A state 3 of this classic, handsome and decorative map of ancient British Isles with north orientated to the east. Latin text on verso.Based on Mercator's 1564 map of the...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1584
Selling price: $550
Sold in 2018

 


De Zee Custen tuschen Dovere eñ Orfordts nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Riviere vã Lõnen gelegens is, met alle sanden ondiepte, naer haren wesen eñ ghedaente / Orae maritimae inter Doverium et Ortfortnissam &tc.

Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer (1533/4-1606) published in 1583 his famous pilot-guide ' Spieghel der Zeevaerdt', the first printed pilot-guide with charts, in 1592 he published...

$1850 / ≈ €1731
Maker / Publisher: Waghenaer, L.J.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1585
Selling price: $1850
Sold in 2008

 


Zee caerte van Engelants Eijndt, Alsoe hem tselfde Landt verthoont beginnende van Sorlinges tot Pleijmondt . . .

A detailed chart of the sea coast of England, from the Sorlinges islands to the Plymouth region along the English Channel decorated by a very colorful title cartouche and...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585
Selling price: $2200
Sold in 2009

 


Befchrijvinghe der Zee, custen van Engelandt, tusschen Pleijmouth en Porthlandt. . .

A detailed chart of the sea coast of England, from Plymouth region along the English Channel to Portland decorated by a very colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche,...

$2400 / ≈ €2246
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585
Selling price: $2400
Sold in 2009

 


Befchrijvinghe der Zeecusten van Engelandt tusschen Wicht ende Doveren. . .

A detailed chart of the English channel coastland, from the island of Wight to Dover. Decorated by a very colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, ...

$3400 / ≈ €3181
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585
Selling price: $3400
Sold in 2008

 


Zee Caerte vande Noordt custe van Engelandt, alsoe tzelffde landt aldaer. . .

A detailed chart of the northern coast of England. Decorated by a colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels. A very early edition ra...

$2600 / ≈ €2433
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585
Selling price: $2600
Sold in 2008

 


Beschrijvinge van een deel vann Schottlandt van Bambourg tot Aberdein. . .

A detailed chart of the coast of Scotland with Aberdeen. Decorated by a colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters. ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585
Selling price: $3000
Sold in 2008

 


Scotia 7.

A page of printed text in Latin with a fine general map of Scotland. Prepared by Hugo Favolius (1523-1585), who was a Dutch poet, doctor and traveler, born in Middelburg....

$50 / ≈ €47
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A. / FAVOLIUS.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1585
Selling price: $50
Sold in 2009

 


Zee Caerte vande Noordt custe van Engelandt, alsoe tzelffde landt aldaer. . .

A detailed description of the northern coast of England. Decorated by a title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels. A very early edition rare ...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585
Selling price: $1000
Sold in 2016

 


Eryn - Hiberniae, Britannicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio - Irelandt

A beautiful map of Ireland from Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" or Atlas of the whole world. This is one of the earliest maps of Ireland to present it with ...

$1300 / ≈ €1216
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1587
Selling price: $1300
Sold in 2011

 


Scotia Regnum.

Printed in Duisberg 1587.

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Duisberg, 1587
Selling price: $600
Sold in 2014

 


Angliae, scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar insularum.

A classic, handsome and decorative map of ancient British Isles with north orientated to the east. Based on Mercator's 1564 map of the British isles and improved by Saxto...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1587
Selling price: $600
Sold in 2014

 


Angliae, scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar : insularum descriptio.

A classic, handsome and decorative map of ancient British Isles with north orientated to the east. Based on Mercator's 1564 map of the British isles and improved by Saxto...

$700 / ≈ €655
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1587
Selling price: $700
Sold in 2017

 


Anglia

Miniature map covering England and Wales. French text on verso. This map is oriented with north to the right. The map is beautifully engraved with stippled seas and ships...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1588
Selling price: $150
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Scotia

Miniature map covering the northern part of England and Scotland. French text on verso. This map is oriented with north to the right. The map is beautifully engraved with...

$220 / ≈ €206
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1588
Selling price: $220
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Cestria Vulgo Chester, Angliae Civitas

This desirable, highly decorative depiction presents the city of Chester on the banks of the River Dea. Based on the survey of William Smith, the bird's-eye plan shows th...

$850 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1588
Selling price: $850
Sold in 2008

 


EDENBURG / EDENBURGUM, SCOTIAE METROPOLIS 1588

From an engraving in Ralph Holished’s Chronicles [1574], the Scottish Capital of Edinburgh during the reign of Mary Queen of Scots. Viewed from the South, it includes t...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. /HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1588
Selling price: $900
Sold in 2012

 


Oxonium nobile Anglie oppidum...; Vindesorium celeberrimum Anglie castrum... 1588

Decorative pair view of Oxford and view of Windsor Castle, from Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitatus Orbis Theatrum", the most famous atlas of city views publishe...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. /HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1588
Selling price: $650
Sold in 2012

 


Engellandt / mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottlandt / so vor zeiten Albion und Britannia haben geheissen.

Early map of England and the British Isles. The map is oriented with west at the top and provides a fine early depiction of the British Isles, based upon Ortelius' map of...

$120 / ≈ €112
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, S.H. Petrie, 1588
Selling price: $120
Sold in 2014

 


Cantuarbury.

A detailed city map in a 'bird's-eye view' of Canterbury, in original hand coloring, with the cathedral. Title at top centre, with left the crowned coat of arms of Englan...

$475 / ≈ €444
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1588
Selling price: $475
Sold in 2020

 


Anglia.

Map of Great Britain.From a German text edition of his Cosmographia , that great compendium of Renaissance knowledge.

$40 / ≈ €37
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER,S
Place & Date: Basle 1550-1590
Selling price: $40
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Cantuarbury.

A spectacular and early view of Canterbury.From the greatest publication in this genre! The Civitates was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G./ HOGENBERG,F.
Place & Date: Cologne 1590
Selling price: $550
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Engellandt mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottlandt so vor zeiten Albion und Britannia haben geheissen.

A decorative map of Great Britain and eastern part of Ireland. Oriented to the west. Tablet in lower right corner with a brief commentary in German. Two ships and a sea-c...

$220 / ≈ €206
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, 1590
Selling price: $220
Sold in 2010

 


Tab. I. Europae Continens Albion, Britanniam, et Hiberniam.

Mercator’s map of Great Britain, based on Ptolemy’s Geographia. This map is from the 1584 edition of his Tabulae Geographicae. The ancient map of the British Isles ha...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Cologne, Amsterdam, 1590
Selling price: $500
Sold in 2012

 


[British Isles ]

On recto an early birds-eye view of Great Britain. Cornwall is depicted as an entity on an equal footing as Wales and Scotland.From a Latin text edition of his Geographia...

$30 / ≈ €28
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, 1550-1590
Selling price: $30
Sold in 2013

 


Brittanicarum Insularum Vetus Descriptio.

Southern part of Ortelius important two-sheet map of the British Isles. Includes Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and England. Shows the Hadrian's Wall. Richly decorated ...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c1590
Selling price: $550
Sold in 2013

 


[Showing the 1588 defeat of the Spanish Armada in the English Channel]

Beautiful engraving by Michael Eytzinger, showing the 1588 defeat of the Spanish Armada in the English Channel. Latin text on verso. Published in Leonis Belgici Descript...

Maker / Publisher: HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1590
Selling price: $200
Sold in 2022

 


Britannicarum Insularum Vetus Descriptio.

Scarce. The upper sheet of a two-sheet map which was issued with the Parergon 1590 and repeated only in the Parergon 1591 and Theatrum 1592 (as present). According to Mar...

$390 / ≈ €365
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place & Date: Antwerp 1592
Selling price: $390
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Scotiae Tabula.

From the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1592.A fine general map of Scotland with north to the right of the page.Ortelius derived this map from Mercator's 1564 map of the Britis...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1592
Selling price: $750
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