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Antique Maps of the World

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Richard Nicholson of Chester

A World of Antique Maps and Prints

Established in 1961

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

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Western Hemisphere, Sidney Hall, 1830

    Western Hemisphere, Sidney Hall, 1830

20174 Western Hemisphere, Sidney Hall, 1830. Price: 110.00

WESTERN HEMISPHERE

A detailed circular map. 16 inches diameter. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: A New General Atlas

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Ancient World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

    Ancient World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

24895 The Ancient World, Conrad Malte-Brun,1812. Price: 38.00

MONDE CONNU DES ANCIENS AU SIECLE DE PTOLÉMÉE

An engraved map depicting the world as known to the ancient Greek mathematician and and Astronomer Claudius Ptolemy c.100 - c.170 AD, 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Atlas Complete du Précis de la Géographie Universelle

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17th Century

  • World Mercator / Jansson 1633

    World Mercator / Jansson 1633

  • Verso World map Mercator / Jansson 1633

    Verso World map Mercator / Jansson 1633

31341 World, Mercator/ Jansson, 1633. Price: 720.00

TYPUS ORBIS TERRARUM

An attractive twin hemisphere map within a strapwork border in which the four elements are named in each corner. Within the border is a sphere and ornate compass rose. Beneath are two panels with Latin notes.This map was engraved by Abraham Goos for the Jan Jansson’s small size atlas “Atlas Minor”. Often referred to as a miniature Mercator. California is shown as an island. The unknown southern continent Terra Australis Incognita is shown with an engraved explanation. 8 x 5 3/4 inches. German text on verso. Hand coloured. Traces of sums and numbers in a lightbrown ink in the top blank margin. Otherwise good undamaged condition.

From: Atlas Minor

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Western Hemisphere, G. F. Cruchley

    Western Hemisphere, G. F. Cruchley

31540 Western Hemisphere, George Frederick Cruchley, 1848. Price: 14.00

THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE A clearly engraved map bearing the imprint July 1st 1841. Publishers rococo cartouche inscribed Cruchley’s Improved Atlas, for Schools & Families. 13 3/4 inches diameter. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Long splits at the top and bottom of the centre fold with browning. In need of repair.

SPECIAL PRICE

From: Cruchley’s General Atlas for the use of Schools and Private Tuition

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Western Hemisphere William Faden 1775

    Western Hemisphere William Faden 1775

32232 Western Hemisphere, William Faden, 1775. Price: 180.00

WESTERN HEMISPHERE

An interesting engraved circular map. At the base of the Antarctic the imprint ‘Engraved by Faden and Jefferys Geographer to the King”. The publisher’s imprint beneath reads “ London Published according to Act of Parliament 28th February 1775 by Jefferys and Faden, the Corner of St. Martins Lane”. The map was published just four years after Captain James Cook completed his first voyage to the Pacific in HMS Endeavour. This historic even is shown on the map by an engraved dotted line with early green hand colouring over showing the route. Heading for Cape Horn the line is titled ‘Cook’s Track in 1770’ and later approaching the Azores the line is titled ‘Cook’s Return’. 13 3/4 inches diameter. Early outline hand colouring to the map area. Original centre fold. Some light dust soiling but otherwise good condition with no tears or repairs.

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Ancient World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

    Ancient World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

32301 Empire of Alexander the Great Conrad Malte-Brun, 1812. Price: 42.00

EMPIRE D’ALEXANDRE

An interesting historical map depicting the Empire of Alexander the Great who was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip to the throne at the age of 20. Uncoloured pictorial title cartouche with a bust of Alexander. Original early outline hand colouring. 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Good condition.

From: Atlas Complete du Précis de la Géographie Universelle

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Ancient World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

    Ancient World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

32300 The Ancient World, Conrad Malte-Brun,1812. Price: 35.00

GEOGRAPHIE D’HERODOTE

An engraved map depicting the world as known to the ancient Greek historian Heredotus (c.484 - c.425 BC) Uncoloured pictorial title cartouche. 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Water stain on edge of left hand blank margin and a spot in the right hand blank margin but otherwise good undamaged condition.
From: Atlas Complete du Précis de la Géographie Universelle

From: Atlas Complete du Précis de la Géographie Universelle

Minimum Order £15.00
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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • The World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

    The World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

32316 The World, Conrad Malte-Brun,1812. Price: 185.00

MAPPE-MONDES SUR DIVERSES PROJECTIONS

A twin hemisphere map of the world with five additional oval and circular projectin of the earth. The title is shown on a banner held by two figures representing America and Asia in an uncoloured lakeside scene with other figures. 18 x 12 1/2 inches, 470 x 325 mm. Original outline hand colouring. Some very light browning and foxing mainly around the outer edges of the map. Tiny split at the bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition.

From: Precis de la Geographie universelle, ou description de toutes les parties du monde

18th Century

  • The World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

    The World Conrad Malte-Brun 1812

33132 The World, Emanuel Bowen, c.1750.Price: 145.00

THE GLOBULAR PROJECTION OR A MAP OF THE WORLD DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES REGULATED BY ASTRONL.OBSERVATNS

A small interesting engraved map of the twin hemispheres which predates Captain Cook’s discoveries in the Pacific and north west coast of America. Outline showing part of Australia. Some 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches with good margins. Light crease across the bottom right hand margin corner. Evidence of two original vertical fold lines. Uncoloured. Good condition.

Early 19th Century

  • The World Alexander Findlay c.1820

    The World Alexander Findlay c.1820

33149 The World, Alexander Findlay, c.1820. Price: 48.00

THE WORLD ON MERCATOR’S PROJECTION

An interesting map of The World engraved by Alexander Findlay and published by Thomas Kelly at 53 Paternoster Row, London. Australia is shown with a partly mapped southern coast and North America is joined to Greenland. 15 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Some light vertical creasing. Repair to the right hand blank margin.

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19th Century

  • The World J. Shury c.1840

    The World J. Shury c.1840

33155 The World, J. Shury, c.1840. Price: 20.00

THE WORLD

A twin hemisphere map of the world bearing the name of the engraver John Shury who also engraved maps for the S.D.U.K. About 9 /2 x 5 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

Minimum Order £15.00
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19th Century

  • Pricipal Rivers of the World  W H Lizars c.18298

    Pricipal Rivers of the World W H Lizars c.18298

33247 Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the World, W. H. Lizars, c.1828. Price: 140.00

PLAN OF THE LENGTHS OF THE PRINCIPAL RIVERS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

A visually striking map showing river lengths divided into Europe, Asia, America and Africa. A panel provided more information. Pictorial title cartouche with figure and a view beneath showing the rivers flowing into the sea with sailing ships and lighthouse. Drawn and engraved by W. H. Lizars. Original centre fold. Fine clean crisp condition condition. Straight from the atlas and not previously been sold before as a single map.

From: A New General Atlas by Thomson & Co

Minimum Order £15.00
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Early 19th Century World Atlas

33249 Ostell's New General Atlas, 1825. Price: 195.00

OSTELL’S NEW GENERAL ATLAS CONTAINING DISTINCE MAPS OF ALL THE PRINCIPAL STATES AND KINGDOMS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES...A NEW EDITION FROM A SET OF ENTIRELY NEW PLATES, ON AN ENLARGED SCALE. PUBLISHED FOR BALDWIN, CRADDOCK AND JOY, PATERNOSTER ROW 1825

4to, publisher's printed pasteboards, some rubbing, titlepage, contents page with publisher's advert on verso, 30 engraved maps with original outline hand colouring by J .C. Russell (complete), The two world maps are double-page. Manuscipt number in the top blank margin of each map. One or two small wormholes in the bottom blank margin of each map. Maps generally all in good clean condition.

Early 19th Century World Atlas

33250 Bradley's Universal Atlas, c.1818. Price: 230.00

BRADLEY’S UNIVERSAL ATLAS FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS

No title page to this atlas which is possible missing. The title is shown on a pasted page onto the inside of the front board which lists the maps to which an additional piece of printed text has been pasted listing two further maps - Canada and New Division of Europe. Printed for the Author; and Sold by Messers. lackington and Co. Finsbury Square; and Messers. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane, London. There are 29 normal hand coloured engraved maps each bearing a publishers imprint “Engraved for J. Bradley’s Elements of Geography. These are followed by 27 hand coloured engraved maps titled but having no place names. Designed for educational use. Small corner missing of the wide blank margin on the Austrian Dominions map. Otherwise the maps are in nice order. Scattered very light browning on some maps but otherwise a nice specimen. Marbled boards with printed text showing through or transfered from with pasted title label. Quarter bound. Bookplate of R. H. Johnstone

19th Century World Atlas

  • The Cabinet Aylas title page

    The Cabinet Aylas title page

33251 The New Cabinet Atlas, A. J. Johnston, 1865. Price: 110.00

THE NEW CABINET ATLAS OF THE ACTUAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD With a Complete Index Constructed by A KEITH JOHNSTON, LLD.,FRSE.,FRGS. Geographer to the Queen / Edinburgh W. A. K. Johnston London E. Stanfodf. W. ALLAN & CO. 1865

Titled front board and plain back board, half bound with gilt edges. Some staining and ink marks to the margins of the the World map facing the title page dated 1865 which has some light browning. Contents page. The following 33 colour printed mapasare all in good condition. 4to. Bookplate of R. H. Johnstone

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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 the World - Richard Nicholson of Chester

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