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Antique Maps of Dorsetshire

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Dorset, John Cary 1793

    Dorset, John Cary 1793

Published in the reign of George III

30982 Dorsetshire, John Cary 1793. Price: 54.00

DORSETSHIRE

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 52 and 53. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Dorsetshire, Samuel Lewis 1845

    Dorsetshire, Samuel Lewis 1845

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

31586 Dorsetshire, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 28.00

DORSETSHIRE

A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 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

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Early 19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Dorsetshire, John Cary, 1802

    Dorsetshire, John Cary, 1802

Published in the reign of George III

31698 Dorsetshire, John Cary, 1802. Price: 60.00

DORSETSHIRE

A well engraved detailed map of the county with title panel and compass rose combined. Scale. Imprint of John Cary dated 1793. With original page of descriptive text. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

I have dated this map 1802 because many of the maps in the atlas were watermarked 1802. This map just shows part of a watermark in the bottom left hand corner.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

Minimum Order £15.00
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18th Century - County and Road Map

  • Map of Dorset by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen published in 1753

    Map of Dorset by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen published in 1753

  • Road map from Gloucester to Worcester by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen published in 1753

    Road map from Gloucester to Worcester by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen published in 1753

32444 Dorsethire, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen, 1753. Price: 45.00

DORSETSHIRE

An engraved county map with list of hundreds and coat of arms surmounted by a decorative baroque cartouche with the title The Road from Bristol to Weymouth.. Beneath the map is a panel with description of the county. The On the verso is a strip road map from Gloucester to Worcester with coat of arms and engraved notes. 4 1/2 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition. This map has just been taken from the atlas and therefore not previously been sold as a single map.

From: Britannia Depicta

Provenance

  • Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate

    Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate

Published in the reign of George III

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Early 17th Century

  • Dorsetshire by Pieter van den Keere, c.1627

    Dorsetshire by Pieter van den Keere, c.1627

  • Pieter van den Keere Atlas Titlepage, c.1627

    Pieter van den Keere Atlas Titlepage, c.1627

32622 Dorsetshire, Pieter van den Keere, c.1627. Price: 100.00

DORSETSHIRE

A early engraved miniature map of the county. Embellished with decorative cartouche displaying the title and another displaying the scale. Numbered 8. 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches. A good clean uncoloured and undamaged specimen Printed slightly off centre which is something you will see with this series of maps. It is usually corrected by outting the map in a sunk mount. The history of Devonshire starts on the verso, in Enlglsh but with the map are the two original double sided pages of text describing Dorsetshire. 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

Published in the reign of George III

19h Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Dorsetshire  by Samuel Lewis 1848

    Map of Dorsetshire by Samuel Lewis 1848

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32905 Dorsetshire, Samuel Lewis, 1848. Price: 32.00

DORSETSHIRE

A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 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

Minimum Order £15.00
POST FREE IN THE U.K.

If the map is to be sent to an address outside the UK. I will send you a PayPal Invoice for the Postage and Packing. This single charge covers any number of items in one order. EUROPE - 14 pounds. REST OF THE WORLD - 25 pounds

19th Century

  • Map of Dorsetshire  by Thomas Letts

    Map of Dorsetshire by Thomas Letts

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32964 Dorsetshire, Thomas Letts, 1884. Price: 34.00

DORSET

A detailed chromolithograph map of the county. Explanation plus statistics concerning Population, Area, Inhabited Houses, Poor Rate and Paupers. 15 1/2 x 12 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

Minimum Order £15.00
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17th Century - Text

  • Dorsetshire text by William Camden 1637

    Dorsetshire text by William Camden 1637

33231 Dorsetshire, William Camden, 1637. Price: 8.00

DORSETSHIRE

Pages 209 - 218 inclusive describing the county of Dorset in English. About 13 x 8 inches. Good condition.

From Camden’s Britannia

Published in the reign of George III

Minimum Order £15.00
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I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

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Antique Maps of Dorsetshire, England - Richard Nicholson

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