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Antique Maps of Northamptonshire

Richard Nicholson of Chester

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  • Northamptonshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

    Northamptonshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

18th Century - County and Road Map

  • Northamptonshire Owen and Bowen c.1730

    Northamptonshire Owen and Bowen c.1730

Published in the reign of George III

7912 Northamptonshire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730. Price: 22.50

A MAP OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved county map with description and list of hundreds. The map is surmounted by a baroque cartouche titled The Road from London to Buckingham. Road map on verso from London to beyond Amersham with two coats of arms and engraved notes. 4 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Small hole in the left hand blank margin repaired otherwise good condition.

From: Britannia Depicta

18th Century - Road Map

  • Road Map Tamesford to Peterborough, John Owen & Emanuel Bowen, 1756

    Road Map Tamesford to Peterborough, John Owen & Emanuel Bowen, 1756

Published in the reign of George III

11651 Road Map Tamesford to Peterborough, John Owen & Emanuel Bowen, 1756. Price: 24.00

Plate 101/102

Strip road map. On one side the uncoloured route Tamesford, St.Neotts, Bugde, Stilton, Peterborough. Hand coloured. On side 101 part of a description of London with baroque cartouche, uncoloured. 4 1/2 x 7 inches. Good condition.

From: Britannia Depicta

18th Century - Shows Market & Fair Days

  • Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

    Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

Published in the reign of George III

26846 Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742. Price: 46.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An interesting small engraved map of the country. To the left of the map is a panel with a list of towns and their market and fair days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae

18th Century - Shows Market & Fair Days

  • Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

    Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

Published in the reign of George III

26847 Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742. Price: 46.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An interesting small engraved map of the country. To the left of the map is a panel with a list of towns and their market and fair days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From: Chorographia Britanniae

19th Century

  • Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

28103 Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 10.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved county map divided into hundreds. 8 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From: Dugdales England and Wales Delineated

19th Century

  • Northamptonshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1840

    Northamptonshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1840

28735 Northamptonshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1840. Price: 18.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A detailed engraved map of the county embellished with a vignette view of Northampton. Title, scale, list of hundreds and compass pointer. 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Lightly toned otherwise good condition.

From: The Parliamentary Gazetteer

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

19th Century

  • Northamptonshire, J. Cole and G. Roper, c.1842

    Northamptonshire, J. Cole and G. Roper, c.1842

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

29673 Northamptonshire, J. Cole and G. Roper, c.1842. Price: 9.50

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved county map. Explanation and list of hundreds. 9 x 6 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. The later edition of this map first published in 1810. Good condition.

From: Dugdale’s Curiosities of Great Britain

19th Century - Decorative

  • Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

    Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

30025 Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 42.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A decorative Victorian map of the county. Embellished with gothic architecture, a vignette view of Queen's Cross and inset views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral and Althorpe House. Coats of arms. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Hand coloured . In a maroon sun mount and framed some years ago in a rubbed gilt moulding which is still in good condition.

From: Barclay’s Dictionary

This map is only available to customers who can collect from Christleton

Late 19th Century

  • Northern Northamptonshire by George Washington Bacon

    Northern Northamptonshire by George Washington Bacon

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

30183 Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896. Price: 14.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REVISED ACCORDING TO THE LATEST ORDNANCE SURVEY. ORDNANCE SURVEY. DIVIDED INTO 5 MILE SQUARES

A good detailed late 19th century colour printed map of the northern half of the county. Shows the railways and Parliamentary Divisions. 18 x 12 inches. Good condition.

Early 19th Century

Published in the reign of George III

30525 Northamptonshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 30.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A good detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Bears the publishers imprint dated of 1807. Explanation. 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 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

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1793

    Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1793

Published in the reign of George III

30611 Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1793. Price: 34.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An good detailed engraved of the county with the coach roads. Title panel with compass rose. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Imprint of the publisher John Cary dated 1793 beneath the map. With this map is the original page of descriptive text relating to the county. Original outline hand colouring. Good clean condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

19th Century - Decorative

  • Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

    Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

30626 Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 30.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A decorative Victorian map of the county. Embellished with gothic architecture, a vignette view of Queen's Cross and inset views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral and Althorpe House. Coats of arms. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Some soiling on verso and some marginal nicks.

From: Barclay’s Dictionary

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Northamptonshire, James Pigot / Isaac Slater, c.1857

    Northamptonshire, James Pigot / Isaac Slater, c.1857

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

30790 Northamptonshire, James Pigot / Isaac Slater, c.1857. Price: 62.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved map of the county with title, scale, explanation and list of hundreds. Embellished with an uncoloured view of Peterborough Cathedal. 8 3/4 x 14 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Original outline hand colouring. On stout paper. Good undamaged condition.

From: Isaac Slater’s New British Atlas

18th Century -Interesting Provenence

  • Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

    Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

Published in the reign of George III

30873 Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793. Price: 38.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A detailed and well engraved map of the county with original outline hand colouring. 10 x 8 inches. Publisher's imprint beneath dated 1793. Original outline hand colouring. Some of the town names are underlined in red. With the original page of descriptive text.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

The places underlined in red ink are those in which a Catholic mission has been established between the era of the Reformation and the year 1840

John Hobson Matthews (1858 - 1914) Born in Croydon in 1858. Educated at schools at Blackheath and Cambridge. Worked for a shipping firm in Malta. A good linguist he was a Roman Catholic historian, archivist and solicitor. You will find more details about him here in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography.

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

    Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

Published in the reign of George III

30997 Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793. Price: 36.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

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 blank margin 108 and 109. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition. From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

TITLEPAGE AND ANNOTATED CONTENTS PAGE

  • New and Correct English Atlas

    New and Correct English Atlas

  • Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

18th Century - Market & Fair Days

  • Northamptonshire, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    Northamptonshire, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

31106 Northamptonshire, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 44.00

A MAP OF NORFOLK N. EAST FROM LONDON

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 towns 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. Nice good clean condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae

Provenance: In 1925 the atlas was owned by A. P. Hamilton

  • Chorographia Britanniae 1742

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742

  • Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

It is interesting to note that the atlas was intended for the use of his Majesty King George I for his intended tour through England and Wales. He died on June 11th, 1727. The dedication is to Frederick Prince of Wales, son of George II born February 1st, 1707 and who died on March 31st, 1751 at Kew.

19th Century

  • Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

31220 Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 9.50

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved county map divided into hundreds. 9 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Slight creasing in centre fold otherwise good condition.

From: Dugdales England and Wales Delineated

18th Century - First Edition

  • Northamptonshire John Cary 1787

    Northamptonshire John Cary 1787

Published in the reign of George III

31295 Northamptonshire, John Cary 1787. Price: 40.00

RUTLANDSHIRE

The FIRST EDITION of this detailed engraved map of the county. Title panel and compass rose combined. Cary's imprint beneath dated 1787. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas

Subcribers to the First Edition

If you are thinking of buying this map you may be interested to see this list of the original subscribers to Cary's New and Correct English Atlas first published in 1787. It makes interesting reading and might even include one of your relatives.

  • New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  • New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  • New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  • New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  • New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  • New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Northamptonshire, Samuel Lewis 1845

    Northamptonshire, Samuel Lewis 1845

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

31607 Northamptonshire, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 14.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. Reference to the Unions. Scale and compass rose. 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

Early 19th Century - With Text

  • Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1802

    Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1802

Published in the reign of George III

31710 Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1802. Price: 37.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

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 x 8 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition. I have dated this map 1802 because the paper is watermarked 1802. The title page of the atlas is dated 1795.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

18th Century - County Map and Road Map

  • Northamptonshire, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

    Northamptonshire, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

  • Road Map London to Amersham John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

    Road Map London to Amersham John Owen and Emanuel Bowen 1753

32380 Northamptonshire, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen, 1753. Price: 36.00

A MAP OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved county map with description and list of hundreds. The map is surmounted by a baroque cartouche titled The Road from London to Buckingham. Road map on verso from London to beyond Amersham with two coats of arms and engraved notes. 4 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map. Good condition.

From Britannia Depicta

Townsend Bookplate
Published in the reign of George III

PROVENANCE

At some time part of the Townsend Family library

Late 18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1792

    Map of Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1792

32556 Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1792. Price: 12.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

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

19th Century

  • Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896

    Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32717 Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896. Price: 14.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REVISED ACCORDING TO THE LATEST ORDNANCE SURVEY. DIVIDED INTO 5 MILE SQUARES

A good detailed late 19th century colour printed map of the northern half of the county. Shows the railways and Parliamentary Divisions. 18 x 12 inches. Good condition.

From: Atlas of the British Isles published by George Washington Bacon

17th Century - Text

  • Northamptonshire text by William Camden 1637

    Northamptonshire text by William Camden 1637

Published in the reign of George III

32825 Northamptonshire, William Camden, 1637. Price: 9.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Pages 505 - 515 inclusive describing Northamptonshire in English. About 13 x 8 inches. Good condition.

From: Camden’s Britannia

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Map of Cheshire by Samuel Lewis 1848

    Map of Cheshire by Samuel Lewis 1848

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32926 Northamptonshire, Samuel Lewis, 1848. Price: 19.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. Reference to the Unions. Scale and compass rose. 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 Northamptonshire  by Thomas Letts

    Map of Northamptonshire by Thomas Letts

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

32979 Northamptonshire, Thomas Letts, 1884. Price: 24.00

NORTHAMPTON

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

Early 19th Century

  • Northamptonshire John Cary & John Stockdale 1808

    Northamptonshire John Cary & John Stockdale 1808

Published in the reign of George III

33118 Northamptonshire, John Cary & John Stockdale, c.1808. Price: 44.00

A MAP OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES

A good detailed map of the county with publisher’s imprint dated 1805. 19 x 17 inches. Good clean condition with wide blank margins. Originally bound on edge so there is no centre fold but there is a light fold crease up the centre of the map. The paper is watermarked 1808. Later hand colouring.

From: New British Atlas published by John Stockdale, Piccadilly.

Late 18th Century

  • Northamptonshire John Harrison, 1788

    Northamptonshire John Harrison, 1788

Published in the reign of George III

33130 Northamptonshire, John Harrison, 1788. Price: 30.00

A MAP OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

An engraved map of the country with title ael, list of hundreds and scale. Publishers imprint beneath London Engraved for J. Harrison No 115 Newgate Street May 3d. 1788. 13 x 18 inches. Original centre fold. Uncoloured. A little light creasing but otherwise a nice clean specimen.

Early 19th Century - Town Plan

Published in the reign of George III

33304 Northampton, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 42.00

NORTHAMPTON

An interesting engraved Georgian plan of the town embellished with a vignette view of Northampton which stretches right across the base of the plan. Town arms and compass rose. 7 x 9 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Single tear in top margin which does not reach the engraved area. Otherwise good clean condition.

From: The British Atlas

17th Century

  • Northamptonshire, Saxtoon/Kip 1637

    Northamptonshire, Saxtoon/Kip 1637

Published in the reign of George III

33323 Northamptonshire, Christopher Saxton / William Kip, 1637. Price: 98.00

NORTHAMTONIAE Comitatus Descriptio in quo Coritani olim insederunt

An early engraved map of the county embellished with decorative title and scale cartouches. The scale cartouche bears the name of Christopher Saxton and William Kip. 14 x 11 inches, 360 x 285 mm. Uncoloured. Coat of arms watermark. Slit in the centre fold repaired. Few other small nicks repaired. Small circular area beneath the title cartouche where the paper is thin. Small brown mark to the right of this in the blank margin.

From: Camden's Britannia.

Early 17th Century

  • Map of Northamptonshire by William Kip after Christoper Saxton 1637

    Map of Northamptonshire by William Kip after Christoper Saxton 1637

Published in the reign of George III

33384 Northamptonshire, Christopher Saxton / William Kip, 1637. Price: 98.00

NORTHAMTONIAE Comitatus Descriptio in quo Coritani olim insederunt

An early engraved map of the county embellished with decorative title and scale cartouches. Engraved by William Kip from the original survey by Christopher Saxton. The scale cartouche bears the name of Christopher Saxton and William Kip. 14 x 11 inches, 360 x 285 mm. Hand coloured. A few small marginal nicks repaired. By the time this impression had been taken from the copper plate a crack had appeared to the left of the title cartouche had started to appear.

From: Camden's Britannia.

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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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