Buxton / Warwick / Cheltenham, John Bartholomew, c.1895
BUXTON. WARWICK. CHELTENHAM
A colour printed town plan. 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. Good clean condition.
From: The Royal Atlas
Gloucester, John Cole and John Roper, 1810
GLOUCESTER. An engraved town plan embellished with a vignette view of Gloucester Cathedral. Key listing the cathedral and six churches. Three coats of arms. 7 x 9 inches. Partially hand coloured. Small top blank margin and trimming to the publisher’s imprint beneath the plan.
From: The British Atlas
Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, Aristide M. Perrot, 1823
MONMOUTH GLOCESTER HEREFORD. A miniature engraved map by Adrien Migneret of the three counties within a pictorial border. 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.
Part of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, John Cary, 1824
Part of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Section 23 of John Cary’s Map of England and Wales on a scale of 5 miles to the inch. The plate centres on Cirencester and includes Cheltenham, Gloucester, Lechlade, Malmsbury, Wotton Bassett, Calne, Chippenham, Marlborough and Devizes. 8 x 10 inches. Early hand colouring. Good condition.
Gloucestershire, Herman Moll, c.1724
GLOCESTER SHIRE BY H. MOLL GEOGRAPHER. An engraved map of the county divided into lathes and hundreds. Title panel, scale and list of hundreds. Down the two sides of the maps are engravings of early British Coins. 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Original outline hand colouring.
From: A Set of Fifty New and Correct Maps of England and Wales
Road Map 15, John Ogilby, 1698
Plate 15. The Road from London to St. Davids Part 2. Abingdon, Faringdon, Fairford, Barnsley, Gloucester, Monmouth.
An uncoloured specimen of the 1698 edition. Two worm holes at the bottom of the centre fold in the blank margin area.
Gloucestershire, Reuben Ramble 1845
Gloucestershire Text, Reuben Ramble 1844
GLOUCESTERSHIRE. An uncommon lithograph miniature map of the county surrounded by a wide border of vignette views of local scenes including Gloucester Cathedral and Farming. The maps first appeared in Miller’s New Miniature Atlas published in 1810. The decorative views were added and the maps republished by Darton & Clark in “Reuben Ramble’s Travels Through the Counties of England” in 1844. 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. This is the size of overall area and not the contained map. Original hand colouring. With this map is the original double sided page of text describing the county. Slight trimming on the left hand side with no blank margin.
Reuben Ramble was a pseudonym of the Reverend Samuel Clark (1810 - 1875). The Rector of Eaton-Bishop in Herefordshire and later a curate in Northamptonshire. He wrote geography books for children being in partnership with the publisher William Darton from c.1836 to 1843. Many copies of Reuben Ramble's Travels will no doubt have been lost over the years through mistreatment by children. I have seen specimens with drawings, scribbles and doodles during the time I have been dealing in maps. A whimsical addition for your map collection.
Gloucestershire, Carington Bowles, 1785
BOWLES’S NEW MEDIUM MAP OF GLOUCESTER SHIRE 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. 8 3/4 x 12 1/2 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.
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
Gloucestershire, John Cary, 1802
GLOUCESTERSHIRE 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. 8 1/4 x 10 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 the paper is watermarked 1802. The title page of the atlas is dated 1793.
From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas
Worcestershire & Gloucestershire
WORCESTERSHIRE AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE REDUCED FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY DIVIDED INTO 5 MILE SQUARES. The North Sheet of this detailed colour lithograph map of the two counties. Original centre fold 18 x 11 3/4 inches. Good clean condition.
From: The New Ordnance Atlas of the British Isles
If you wish to purchase 32540 - The Southern Sheet of this map as well then you can purchase them for a reduced price of 30 pounds. You will need to email me so I can send you a PayPal Invoice for the pair
Worcestershire & Gloucestershire Southern Sheet Bacon 1883
WORCESTERSHIRE AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE REDUCED FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY DIVIDED INTO 5 MILE SQUARES. The Southern Sheet of this detailed colour lithograph map of the two counties. Original centre fold 18 x 11 3/4 inches. Good clean condition.
From: The New Ordnance Atlas of the British Isles
If you wish to purchase 32533 - The Northern Sheet of this map as well then you can purchase them for a reduced price of 30 pounds. You will need to email me so I can send you a PayPal Invoice for the pair
Map of Gloucestershire, John Cary, 1792
GLOUCESTERSHIRE 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
Titlepage dated 1791, maps dated 1792. The atlas was formerly in the Mumbee family library - titlepage stamped V. Munbee
Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate
A large series of original hand coloured wood engravings of birds seen in the British Isles. Morris was a popular author of natural history with a particular interest in birds. Morris was approached by the English printer Benjamin Fawcet to write the text for A History of British Birds which over a number of years was illustrated with 358 hand coloured plates.
The principal engraver was Alexander Francis Lydon who got together a team of women colourists who under tight scutiny hand coloured each plate. First pubished in about 1851 the work appeared in varios editions up until 1903.
A collection of early hand coloured engravings of Russian costume published by Edward Harding, Pall Mall circa 1820
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