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Antique Maps of Northumberland

James Pepper

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  •  Northumberland, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northumberland, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

30810 Northumberland, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 17.00

NORTHUMBERLAND. An engraved county map with explanation and list of wards. 7 x 9 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From Dugdales England and Wales Delineated

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  •  Northumberland, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northumberland, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

SHOWS THE RAILWAYS

31128 Northumberland, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 13.50

NORTHUMBERLAND. An engraved county map with explanation and list of wards. 7 x 9 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From Dugdales England and Wales Delineated.

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  •  Northumberland, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen c.1730

    Northumberland, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen c.1730

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

31253 Northumberland, John Owen and Emanuel Bowen c.1730. Price: 9.00

A MAP OF NORTHUMBERLAND. An engraved county map with description surmounted by a baroque cartouche titled The Road from Tinmouth Com. Northumb. to Carlisle. Strip road map on verso from Marsham to Campden. with coat of arms and engraved notes. 4 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Two inch tear on the left hand side just below cartouche just reaching the Northumberland text. Otherwise clean condition. Special price.

From Britannia Depicta

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  •  Northumberland, Reuben Ramble 1845

    Northumberland, Reuben Ramble 1845

  •  Northumberland Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

    Northumberland Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

Reuben Ramble Information

Reuben Ramble

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 added drawings, scribbles and doodles done with pencil and crayons during the time I have been dealing in maps. An interesting and whimsical addition for your map collection.

EARLY HAND COLOURING

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

31377 Northumberland, Reuben Ramble, c.1845. Price: 75.00

NORTHUMBERLAND. An uncommon lithograph miniature map of the county surrounded by a wide border of vignette views of local scenes including Bamborough and Alnwick Castles, Hexham Abbey, Lumley Castle and Trains of Coal Wagons. 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. Small repair to tear in the top right hand corner. With this map is the original double sided page of text describing the county.

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.

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  •  Ports and Harbours East Coast of England, Archibald Fullaton 1862

    Ports and Harbours East Coast of England, Archibald Fullaton 1862

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

31468 Ports and Harbours East Coast of England, Archibald Fullaton 1862. Price: 50.00

MOUTH OF THE RIVER TYNE, SUNDERLAND, HARTLEPOOL, WHITBY, SCARBOROUGH, GOOLE, HULL, GREAT GRIMSBY, HARWICH. Nine colour printed maps of varying sizes on one sheet. Together they measure 11 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches. GVery sight trimming to the title above the map otherwise good conditon.

From The Royal Illustrated Atlas published by Archibald Fullarton and Company.

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  •  Road map  by Thomas Gardner Tynemouth, Newcastle, Hexham, Haltwhistle,Corby Carlisle

    Road map by Thomas Gardner Tynemouth, Newcastle, Hexham, Haltwhistle,Corby Carlisle

THOMAS GARDNER ROAD MAP 1719

Based on the earlier survey of the roads by John Ogilby each map measures about 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches and is made up of usually six panels with a central title panel and unlike other road maps of the period each map bears a dedication to a named person.

From: "Pocket Guide to The English Traveller" published in 1719

31481 Plate 96 Tynemouth, Newcastle, Hexham, Haltwhistle, Corby Carlisle. Price: 60.00

THE ROAD FROM TINMOUTH IN NORTHUMBERLD. TO YE CITY OF CARLISLE IN CUMBERLD. BY THOMAS GARDNER. An engraved 18th century road map of the route from Tynemouth to Carlisle shown in six vertical panels. Title panel bearing a dedication to Rt. Honourable the Earl of Carlisle. 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Hand coloured. Good clean undamaged condition. From A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller

This map is on offer again after having been sold in my Chester shop in 1988. At that time it had come straight from a copy of A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller that I was splitting.
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  •  Part of Northumberland and Durham, John Bartholomew, c.1898

    Part of Northumberland and Durham, John Bartholomew, c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

31494 Part of Northumberland and Durham, John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 18.00

SECTION III. NEWCASTLE. A colour printed map extemding from Morpeth in the north to Barnard Castle in the south and including the coast from Blyth to Whitby. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. Centre fold. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Good clean condition.

From The Royal Atlas

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  •  Norhtumberland, Samuel Lewis 1845

    Norhtumberland, Samuel Lewis 1845

  •  Lewis' Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales

    Lewis' Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

EARLY HAND COLOURING

31608 Northumberland, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 24.00

NOTTINGHMSHIRE. 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

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  •  Northern England, von Reilly 1789

    Northern England, von Reilly 1789

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

24041 Northern England, Franz Joseph von Reilly, 1789. Price: 68.00

Des Konigreichs ENGLAND nordlicker Theil oder York Shire, das Bithum Durham, Northumberland, Cumerland, Westmoreland, und Lancashire. Nro. 83. An engraved map of northern England embellished with a decorative uncoloured title cartouche. 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Early wash hand colouring. Slight vertical crease on the left hand side otherwise good condition.

From Schauplatz der funf Theile der Welt

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  •  Northumberland, John Cary, 1802

    Northumberland, John Cary, 1802

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

31714 Northumberland, John Cary, 1802. Price: 50.00

NORTHUMBERLAND 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. I have dated this map 1802 because the many of the other maps in the atlas were watermarked with the date of 1802. The title page of the atlas is dated 1793.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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ENJOY THE SLENDOUR OF THE MAGNIFICENT 17TH CENTURY MAPS BY

THE BLAEU FAMILY

Back in in the 1960's I was fortunate to buy my first set of atlases by Joan Blaeu. It was in fact an incomplete set of seven volumes all bound in contemporary Dutch cream calf decorated with gold. The colouring was superb and in a way unique in that if I see any Blaeu maps now I would be able to identify whether they came from this same set. I bought the atlases at a well know London auction house having set off early that morning on the train from Chester. These were the days before the hated buyer's premium arrived. In fact if you were able to buy the atlases today at auction the buyer's premium alone would probably be about the price I paid for the set. I remember struggling back to Euston station with the volumes and was so protective that I would not even let the porter help me along the platform and onto the train. The atlases were later split and brought a lot of pleasure to a lot of my customers.

You can enjoy looking at these remarkable engraved maps of most parts of the world via a series of reproduction atlases produced in full colour

Excellent Book for the County Map Collector

If you can find a copy

When I started collecting and selling maps back in the 1960's there were very few reference books on antique maps. The first book I remember buying was Maps and Mapmakers by R. V. Tooley. Full of wonderful information but over the years there were periods when it was out of print. The Antique Collectors Club used to produce a large range of books on all kinds of antiques and in 1983 BRITISH COUNTY MAPS by YASHA BERISINER was published. To the best of my knowledge there has not been another book like it published. A most useful and informative work and essential for the avid county map collector. I think there was just the one edition. If you can get hold of a copy at a reasonable price my advice would be - Buy it. There is a link below that will search Amazon for copies on sale.

My well used copy pictured on the right still has its distinctive red cover illustrating Cambridgeshire by John Speed. The county I was born in.

British County Maps by Yasha Beresiner

Antique Views of Northumberland

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Mitford Castle Northumberland
93828 Mitford Castle, J. Roberts, 1786. Price: 10.00
MITFORD CASTLE IN NORTHUMBERLAND. An uncoloured copper engraved view. 7 1/4 x 5 inches. Title and name of the publisher Alexander Hogg beneath. WITH THE ORIGINAL FOLIO PAGE OF DESCRIPTIVE TEXT.

From Views and Representations of the Antiquities of England and Wales
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Bamborough from the North West Northumberland
78756 Bamborough from the North West, c.1840. Price: 18.00

Bamborough from the North West, Northumberland, G. Balmer / E. Finden. A hand coloured steel engraved view. Figures. 6 3 4 x 4 3/4 inches. Good condition.
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Cromer Norfolk T. Creswick / E. Finden
58643 Alnwick Abbey, Sparrow, c.1787. Price: 10.00

ALNWICK ABBEY, NORTHUMBERLAND. An uncoloured copper engraved view measuring 6 x 4 1/4 inches. Underneath and continuing on verso is an interesting text.

From Grose's Antiquities
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Dunstanborough Castle, J. D. Harding, c.1840
93629 Dunstanborough Castle, J. D. Harding, c.1840. Price: 9.50

DUNSTANBOROUGH CASTLE FROM THE EASTWARD. An uncoloured steel engraved view. 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Good condition.
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Bamborough Castle, G. Balmer / W. Finden, c.1840
93783 Bamborough Castle, G. Balmer / W. Finden, c.1840. Price: 18.00

BAMBOROUGH FROM THE SOUTH EAST. A hand coloured steel engraved view with boats in the foreground. 7 x 5 inches. Good condition.
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Berwick on Tweed
93628 Berwick, G. Balmer, c.1840. Price: 10.00

BERWICK FROM THE SOUTH EAST. An uncoloured steel engraved view. 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Good condition.
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Morpeth Castle, J. Roberts, 1786
93829 Morpeth Castle, J. Roberts, 1786. Price: 9.00

MORPETH CASTLE, IN NORTHUMBERLAND. An uncoloured copper engraved view. 7 1/4 x 5 inches. Title and name of the publisher Alexander Hogg beneath.

From Views and Representations of the Antiquities of England and Wales
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Northumberland

by Thomas Allom & others
Steel engravings published c.1833 - 1838


A series of steel engravings from the drawings and paintings of Thomas Allom and other artists. Engraved by various engravers of the day and published in London c.1833 - 1838. Each measures about 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, 145 x 90 mm.

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Hand Coloured - Mounted

Royal Arcade, Newcastle 1830
31517 Royal Arcade, Newcastle. Price: 17.00
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Bothal Castle, Northumberland
90608 Bothal Castle, Northumberland. Price: 13.50
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83956 Ayden Castle, Northumberland. Price: 13.50
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Royal Arcade, Newcastle upon Tyne
89421 Royal Arcade, Newcastle upon Tyne. Price: 19.00
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Warkworth Hermitage, Northumberland
90758 Warkworth Hermitage, Northumberland. Price: 13.00
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Scotswood Bridge, over the Tyne 1830
90760 Scotswood Bridge, over the Tyne. Price: 14.00
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St. Nicholas' Church, Newcastle upon Tyne
89666 St. Nicholas' Church, Newcastle upon Tyne. Price: 18.00
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Royal Arcade, Newcastle 1830
92853 Royal Arcade, Newcastle. Price: 17.00
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Warkworth Castle, Northumberland
90754 Warkworth Castle, Northumberland. Price: 14.00
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Royal Arcade, Newcastle
40842 Royal Arcade, Newcastle. Price: 17.00
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Uncoloured - Mounted

NH015
64817
Dilston Hall, Northumberland.
Price: 11.00
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Uncoloured - Unmounted

NH004
95177
Ayden Castle, Northumberland. Price: 9.00
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NH010
92530
Bywell Hall, Northumberland. Price: 9.00
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NH012
92101
The Court Yard, Chillingham Castle. Price: 9.00
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NH019 Hexham Church, Northumberland. Price: 6.00
Order Numbers: 95174, 95175
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NH020 Hexham Market Place, Northumberland. Price: 14.00
Order Numbers: 44824
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NH022 Howick Hall, Northumberland. Price: 8.00
Order Numbers: 44698
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Mitford Castle, Northumberland
NH027 Mitford Castle, Northumberland.
Price: 7.00
Order Numbers: 95178, 42894
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St. Nicholas' Church Newcastle upon Tyne
NH031 St. Nicholas' Church Newcastle upon Tyne. Price: 6.00
Order Numbers: 95176, 95179, 95180
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Lymington Iron Works on the Tyne
NH026 Lymington Iron Works on the Tyne. Price: 10.00
Order Numbers: 92529, 92524
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Interior of the Castle Chapel, Newcastle
NH033 Interior of the Castle Chapel, Newcastle. Price: 3.00
Order Numbers: 92519, 95186, 95187
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Royal Arcade, Newcastle
NH037 Royal Arcade, Newcastle. Price: 9.00
Order Numbers: 95188
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Warkworth Hermitage, Northumberland
NH045 Warkworth Hermitage, Northumberland. Price: 8.00
Order Numbers: 92107
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Scotswood Bridge, over the Tyne
NH042 Scotswood Bridge, over the Tyne. Price: 9.00
Order Numbers: 92106
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Tynemouth Priory & Castle, Northumberland
NH044 Tynemouth Priory & Castle, Northumberland. Price: 6.00
Order Numbers: 95181, 95182, 92013
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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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