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Antique Maps of Cambridgeshire

Richard Nicholson of Chester

A World of Antique Maps and Prints

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Established in 1961

All the Maps on this page are guaranteed to be genuine early specimens
published in or around the year stated

English and Welsh Counties Menu

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Cambridgeshire, J. & C. Walker, c.1860

    Cambridgeshire, J. & C. Walker, c.1860

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

9973 Cambridgeshire, J. & C. Walker, c.1860. Price: 42.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A lithograph county map showing by means of black dots the places of the Meeting of the Hounds. Original hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas

18th Century - Miniature

  • Cambridgeshire, John Gibson, 1759

    Cambridgeshire, John Gibson, 1759

Published in the reign of George III

12771 Cambridgeshire, John Gibson, 1759. Price: 65.00

CAMBRIDGE SHIRE

A miniature engraved map of the county. Uncoloured rococo title cartouche. Description. Compass pointer and scale. 2.5 x 4.5 inches, 63 x 110 mm. Early outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: New and Accurate Maps of the Counties of England and Wales

19th Century

  • Buckinghamshire, S Hall c.1840

    Buckinghamshire, S Hall c.1840

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

17044 Cambridgeshire, Sydney Hall, c.1840. Price: 3.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A engraved map of the county. List of Unions and compass rose. Later hand colouring. Cut close all round so no blank margins. In view of thisd a special price.

Late 18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Cambridgeshire, John Seller, c.1787

    Cambridgeshire, John Seller, c.1787

Published in the reign of George III

18921 Cambridgeshire, John Seller, c.1787. Price: 35.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

An engraved county map with title panel. Descriptive text beneath the map and on verso. 5.75 x 4.75 inches, 145 x 120 mm. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose

19th Century - Decorative

  • Map of Cambridgeshire, Thomas Moule c.1850

    Map of Cambridgeshire, Thomas Moule c.1850

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

24674 Cambridgeshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 39.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A decorative Victorian map of the county. Gothic border with two figures, inset view of Wimpole and a vignette view of Ely Cathedral. Six coats of arms. 7 x 10 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Slight trimming to the top of the decorative border. Small repair to the tip of the top left hand blank corner. Otherwise good clean condition.

From: Barclay's Dictionary

19th Century - Decorative

  • Map of Cambridgeshire, Thomas Moule c.1850

    Map of Cambridgeshire, Thomas Moule c.1850

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

20790 Cambridgeshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 34.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A decorative Victorian map of the county. Gothic border with two figures, inset view of Wimpole and a vignette view of Ely Cathedral. Six coats of arms. 7 x 10 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Some light trimming to the left hand side otherwise good condition.

From: Barclay's Dictionary.

19th Century

  • Cambridgeshire, James Pigot, c.1835

    Cambridgeshire, James Pigot, c.1835

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

24966 Cambridgeshire, James Pigot, c.1835. Price: 34.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

An engraved county map with early outline hand colouring. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Still lightly bound on edges with the Distance Table page on which there is an uncoloured vignette view of Ely Cathedral plus pages of descriptive text.

From: A Pocket Topography and Gazetteer of England and

18th Century - Road Map

  • Puckeridge to Kings Lynn road map Thomas Kitchin 1767

    Puckeridge to Kings Lynn road map Thomas Kitchin 1767

  • Campden to Montgomery road map Thomas Kitchin 1767

    Campden to Montgomery road map Thomas Kitchin 1767

Published in the reign of George III

27066 Road Map 46/47, Thomas Kitchin 1767. Price: 20.00

THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO KINGS LYNN IN NORFOLK / THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO MONTGOMERY IN NTH. WALES

A double sided road map. Plate 46 and 47. On one side the roads starts at Puckeridge passing through Cambridge, Ely and onto Kings Lynn. On the other side the road starts near Campden and passes through Worcester, Tenbury, Ludlow, Bishops Castle and ending at Montgomery. Some 7 1/2 x 6 inches. Uncoloured. Small stain on top edge of blank margin. Trimming to left hand side of plate 47 with slight loss of border corner.

18th Century

  • Map of Cambridgeshire, Thomas Kitchin 1768

    Map of Cambridgeshire, Thomas Kitchin 1768

Published in the reign of George III

27173 Cambridgeshire, Thomas Kitchin, 1768. Price: 33.00

A NEW MAP OF CAMBRIDGE SHIRE DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES BY THOS. KITCHIN GEOGT. ENGRAVER TO H.R.H. DUKE OF YORK

A good engraved 18th century map of the county embellished with a rococo title cartouche. Remarks, scale and compass. 7 3/4 x 10 inches. Uncoloured. Some light brown staining in the top and bottom left corners. Otherwise good condition. Original centre fold. Plain on verso.

From: Kitchin’s English Atlas

18th Century

  • Cambridgeshire, Robert Morden, c.1720

    Cambridgeshire, Robert Morden, c.1720

Published in the reign of George III

29356 Cambridgeshire, Robert Morden, c.1720. Price: 46.00

CAMBRIDG SHIRE BY ROBT. MORDEN

Robert Morden's smaller map of the county. Decorative title cartouche. 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Library stamp on vers "FH Museum Britannicum". Small split at the end of the fold and some light creasing. Otherwise good condition.

From: Thomas Cox's Magnae Britannia

19th Century

  • Cambridgeshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843

    Cambridgeshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

29689 Cambridgeshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843. Price: 29.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A detailed engraved map of the county embellished with a vignette view of Kings College Chapel, Library & Senate House, Cambridge. Scale, compass pointer and list of hundreds. Uncoloured. Light toning and some very faint fox marks.

From: The Parliamentary Gazetteer

19th Century

  • Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

    Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

29859 Parts Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 10.00

SECTION XVIII. BEDFORD

A colour printed map centred on Bedfordshire and including parts of Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Good clean condition.

From: The Royal Atlas

19th Century - With Text

  • Map of Cambridgeshire by F. P. Becker c.1842

    Map of Cambridgeshire by F. P. Becker c.1842

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

29932 Cambridgeshire, F. P. Becker & Co. c.1842. Price: 30.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A clearly engraved map of the county. Drawn by F. P. Becker & Co. 12 Paternoster Row. Engraved on Steel by the Omnigraph, F. P Becker. 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Good condition. With the map is the original double sided page of text describing the county. Good condition. This map has just been taken from the atlas and therefore not sold as a single map before.

From: Fishers County Atlas of England and Wales Compiled from Authentic Surveys and Corrected to the Present Time with Geographical and Statistical Description of each County.

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire John Cole and George Roper 1810

    Map of Cambridgeshire John Cole and George Roper 1810

Published in the reign of George III

29991 Cambridgeshire, John Cole and George Roper, 1810. Price: 37.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A detailed engraved map of the county with explanation and list of hundreds. Inset plan of Newmarket Racecourse. Publisher's imprint dated 1806. 6 x 9 inches, 175 x 230 mm. Early wash hand colouring. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before. Fine clean crisp condition.

From: The British Atlas.

Early 19th Century - Original Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire John Cary 1793

    Map of Cambridgeshire John Cary 1793

Published in the reign of George III

30503 Cambridgeshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 39.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A good detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Inset map of Newmarket Race Course. Bears the publishers imprint dated of 1804. Explanation. 7 x 9 1/4 inches. Original wash and outline hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before. With original page of descriptive text.

From: The British Atlas

Early 19th Century - Original Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire by John Cary 1809

    Map of Cambridgeshire by John Cary 1809

Published in the reign of George III

30695 Cambridgeshire, John Cary, 1809. Price: 46.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A good engraved map of the county. Title panel with compass rose. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1809. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Attractive original outline hand colouring. Good condition. With this map is the original page of descriptive text. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire by John Cary 1793

    Map of Cambridgeshire by John Cary 1793

Published in the reign of George III

30976 Cambridgeshire, John Cary, 1809. Price: 44.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A well engraved detailed map of the county with title panel and compass rose combined. Scale. Imprint of John Cary dated 1793. Centre fold. Old manuscript numbering in top blank margin 28 and 29. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

18th Century - Original Hand Colouring

  • Fox Hunting map of Cambridgeshire by John and Charles Walker c.1851

    Fox Hunting map of Cambridgeshire by John and Charles Walker c.1851

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

31033 Cambridgeshire, John and Charles Walker, c.1851. Price: 45.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A good detailed lithograph map of the county from Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas showing the places of the Meeting of the Hounds. 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Fine condition. Straight from the atlas so has not been sold as a single map before.

Shows Cambridgeshire and parts of the Suffolk, Puckeridge and East Essex Hunts

18th Century - Original Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire by T. Badesladde and W. H. Toms 1742

    Map of Cambridgeshire by T. Badesladde and W. H. Toms 1742

Published in the reign of George III

31085 Cambridgeshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742. Price: 45.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A delightful small engraved map of the county with scale and compass rose. To the left of the map is a panel providing information on Members of Parliament and listing the major tows with the Market and Fair Days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1742 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver Very nice good clean condition.

From: Chorographia Britanniae

For the Collector

  • Cambridgeshire, Carington Bowles, 1785

    Cambridgeshire, Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the reign of George III

31417 Cambridgeshire, Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 145.00

BOWLES’S NEW MEDIUM MAP OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE DIVIDED INTO ITS HUNDREDS..

A good detailed late 18th century map of the county. The title appears within a circular panel bearing the imprint of Carington Bowles No. 69 in St. Paul’s Church Yard. Beneath the map is a further imprint Published as the Act directs, 3 Jan. 1785. Around the map are interesting engraved notes pertaining to the county. 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Explanation and scale. Original outline hand colouring. Superb clean condition having been taken straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map. From Bowles’s New Medium English Atlas. The maps in this atlas are based on the maps by Emanuel and Thomas Bowen in their Atlas Anglicanus. The title cartouche has been changed as well as the addition of the distance in miles from London shown by some town names.

PROVENANCE

  • Titlepage

    Titlepage

  • Signature

    Signature

  • Sir H. George Fordham

    Sir H. George Fordham

This map comes from an atlas which was once in the library of the renowned carto-bibliographer Sir Herbert George Fordham (1854 - 1929). He was the first to attempt the systematic cataloguing of the maps of an English county. Born on 9th May 1854 at Odsey, a manor on the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire sold to the Fordham family in 1793 by the 5th Duke of Devonshire. The flyleaf of the atlas was signed H.George Fordham, Odsey, 1925. Further reading: Map Collectors' Circle No. 51: Sir H.George Fordham Carto-bibliographer by J. M. Henshall.

The atlas was later in the library of Professor Eva Germaine Remington Taylor (1879 - 1966) Distinguished geographer. Presented after her death to Birbeck College, University of London. Sold by their order at Sotheby's, London and purchased by Richard Nicholson

19th Century

  • Cambridgeshire Samuel Lewis c.1845

    Cambridgeshire Samuel Lewis c.1845

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32245 Cambridgeshire, Samuel Lewis, c.1845. Price: 9.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. 6 3/4 x 9 inches. Uncoloured. Lightly foxed all over but no tears or repairs. Special price.

From: Lewis' Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales

18th Century - County and Road Map

  • Map of Cambridgshire by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

    Map of Cambridgshire by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

  • Road map Hull to Flamborough Head in Yorkshire by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

    Road map Hull to Flamborough Head in Yorkshire by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

32420 Cambridgeshire, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen, 1753. Price: 38.00

A MAP OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE

An engraved county map with title panel, description and list of hundreds. The map is surmounted by a decorative cartouche titled The Road from London to Kings Lyn in Norfolk. Road map on verso from Hull to Flamborough Head. 4 x 7 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition. This map has come straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map.

From: Britannia Depicta

Townsend Bookplate
Published in the reign of George III

PROVENANCE

At some time part of the Townsend Family library

19th Century

  • Map of Cambridgshire by George Washington Bacon 1883

    Map of Cambridgshire by George Washington Bacon 1883

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32530 Cambridgeshire, George Washington Bacon, 1833. Price: 20.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE REVISED FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY. DIVIDED INTO 5 MILE SQUARES

A good detailed late 19th century colour Lithograph map of the county.. Shows the railways. Original central fold. 12 x 18 inches. Good condition.

From: The New Ordnance Atlas of the British Isles

Late 18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire, John Cary, 1792

    Map of Cambridgeshire, John Cary, 1792

32569 Cambridgeshire,, John Cary, 1792. Price: 12.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A small engraved map of the county. Tile panel surmounted by half compass rose. Panel at bottom with list of distances from London. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1792. 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches. Thin paper. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Cary’s Traveller’s Companion

Title page dated 1791, maps dated 1792. The atlas was formerly in the Mumbee family library - title page stamped V. Munbee

Provenance

  • Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate

    Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate

Published in the reign of George III

Early 17th Century

  • Cambridgeshire by Pieter van den Keere, c.1627

    Cambridgeshire by Pieter van den Keere, c.1627

Published in the reign of George III
  • Pieter van den Keere Atlas Titlepage, c.1627

    Pieter van den Keere Atlas Titlepage, c.1627

32632 Cambridgeshire, Pieter van den Keere, c.1627. Price: 85.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A early engraved miniature map of the county. Embellished with decorative cartouches which display the title and scale. Numbered 18. 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches. A good clean undamaged uncoloured specimen. On verso is the start of a description of Cambridgeshire. This continues on a double side page of text supplied with the map. With the map are the two additional double sided pages of text that complete the description. The final part of the description appears on the verso of the map of Hertfordshire. Straight from the atlas and not previously sold as a single map. The title page of the atlas is dated 1627

From England Wales Scotland and Ireland Described

19h Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cambridgeshire  by Samuel Lewis 1848

    Map of Cambridgeshire by Samuel Lewis 1848

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32895 Cambridgeshire, Samuel Lewis, 1848. Price: 27.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. 6 3/4 x 9 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good clean condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before now.

From: Lewis' Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales

19th Century

  • Map of Cambridgeshire  by Thomas Letts

    Map of Cambridgeshire by Thomas Letts

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32958 Cambridgeshire, Thomas Letts, 1884. Price: 25.00

CAMBRIDGE

A detailed chromolithograph map of the county. Explanation plus statistics concerning Population, Area, Inhabited Houses, Poor Rate and Paupers. 12 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches. Original centre fold. Imprint of Letts & Son beneath. Fine clean condition. Straight from the atlas so never previously been sold as a single map.

From: Lett’s Popular County Atlas

Late 18th Century

  • Map of Cambridgeshire by Robert Morden 1695

    Map of Cambridgeshire by Robert Morden 1695

Published in the Reign of William & Mary 1689 - 1702

33305 Cambridgeshire, Robert Morden, 1695. Price: 82.00

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

The FIRST EDITION of this good engraved map of the county embellished with a decorative title cartouche. Three scales. Publisher's imprint. 14 x 16 1/2 inches, 360 x 425 mm. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. 5 very small worm holes in the blank margin at one end of the centre fold otherwise good clean condition. The top and bottom blank margins are small which is very common with the first edition.

From: Camden's Britannia.

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