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The following John Ogilby's Road Maps are currently in stock. They are all guaranteed to be genuine early specimens All in good clean condition and attractively hand coloured unless otherwise stated.

Also listed are some specimens of the original text for each road map that were only published in the first edition of Britannia

PLATES 1 - 25

Each measuring about 17 x 13 inches

Published in 1675 and 1698

First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 2 John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 2 John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31757 Plate 2. The Continuation of ye Road from London to Aberistwith. Islip. Morton in Marsh, Broadway, Pershore, Bramyard, Worcester. Price: 180.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 x 12 1/4 inches. Small slit at the bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map.

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

BUYING The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 4 John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 4 John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31759 Plate 4. The Road from London to Arundel. London, Ewell, Dorking, Billingshurst, Amberley, Arundel, Chichester. Price: 320.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches. Small crease in top blank margin near centre fold. Small slit at the bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map.

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 30.00 if bought with the map.

PAYINGThe purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

Rare Ogilby Text - 1675

Distance

31863 Plate 5. London, Waltham, Hoddesdon, Ware, Royston, Huntingdon, Stilton. Price: 32.00

The rare double sided page of folio text published in 1675 describing the route in great detail. A rare opportunity as it is very unlikely that I shall able to offer this again.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 6 John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 6 John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31761 Plate 6. The Continuation of the Road from London to Barwick. Stilton, Stamford, Grantham, Newark, Tuxford. Price: 180.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map.

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 7 London to Berwick John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 7 London to Berwick John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

29320 Plate 7. London to Berwick Plate 3. Tuxford, Doncaster, Wentbridge, Tadcaster, York. Price: 190.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. No Plate number. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 x 12 1/2 inches. Small repair to blank area just above the top right hand corner of the map where there is a manuscript figure 7. Small rust mark in centre fold with tine holy. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 7 John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 7 John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31762 Plate 7. London to Berwick Plate 3. Tuxford, Doncaster, Wentbridge, Tadcaster, York. Price: 220.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 x 12 1/2 inches. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold. Light vertical crease on the right hand side of the map. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map.

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

BUYING The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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Rare Ogilby Text - 1675

Distance

28585 Plate 7. London to Berwick Plate 3. Tuxford, Doncaster, Wentbridge, Tadcaster, York. Price: 25.00

The rare double sided page of folio text published in 1675 describing the route in great detail. A rare opportunity as it is very unlikely that I shall able to offer this again.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 7. London to Berwick Plate 3. Tuxford, Doncaster, Wentbridge, Tadcaster, York

    Plate 7. London to Berwick Plate 3. Tuxford, Doncaster, Wentbridge, Tadcaster, York

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

29320 Plate 7. London to Berwick Plate 3. Tuxford, Doncaster, Wentbridge, Tadcaster, York. Price: 190.00

An uncoloured 1675 edition specimen without the plate number although an manuscript number 7 has been added just above the top right hand corner of the map. Small repair in the blank margin near to this number 7. Small rust hole on the centre fold as can be seen on the illustration. Good wide blank margins.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 8 John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 8 John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31763 Plate 8. London to Berwick Plate 4. York, Boroughbridge, Northallerton, Darlington, Durham, Chester-le-Street. Price: 180.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

BUYING The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 9 John Ogilby Road Map

    Plate 9 John Ogilby Road Map

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31764 Plate 9. London to Berwick Plate 5. Chester-le-Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Morpeth, Alnwick, Belford, Berwick. Price: 180.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold. Light crease on the right hand side of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 13 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 13 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31768 Plate 13. The Continuation of the Extented Road from Buckingham to Bridgnorth. Banbury, Stratford, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Bridgnorth. Banbury, Camden. Price: 220.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative pictorial title cartouche. 17 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches. Two small light brown spots in the top left and right blank margins. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 15 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 15 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31770 Plate 15. The Road from London to St. David's Part 2. Abingdon, Faringdon, Fairford, Barnsley, Gloucester, Monmouth. Price: 200.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative pictorial title cartouche. 17 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches. Map not printed square on to the sheet of paper. Therefore some unequal blank margins. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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17th Century Road Map

  •  London to St. Davids. Monmouth, Newport, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Aberavon, Burton John Ogilby

    London to St. Davids. Monmouth, Newport, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Aberavon, Burton John Ogilby

29400 Plate 16. The Continuation of the Road from London to St. Davids. Monmouth, Newport, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Aberavon, Burton. Price: 130.00

An uncoloured specimen of the 1698 edition. Two tiny worm holes at the bottom of the centre fold in the blank margin area.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 16 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 16 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31771 Plate 16. The Continuation of the Road from London to St. Davids Part 3. Monmouth, Newport, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Aberavon, Burton. Price: 180.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. Slight crease in top right hand blank border. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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17th Century Road Map

  •  London to St. Davids Part 4. Burton, Kidwelly, Haverfordwest, St. Davids John Ogilby

    London to St. Davids Part 4. Burton, Kidwelly, Haverfordwest, St. Davids John Ogilby

29401 Plate 17. The Road from London to St. Davids Part 4. Burton, Kidwelly, Haverfordwest, St. Davids. Price: 120.00

An uncoloured specimen of the 1698 edition. Little light soiling in one of the centre panels. Some very light soiling in part of the left and right hand blank margins.

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Rare Ogilby Text - 1675

  •  Twext Plate 17 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Twext Plate 17 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

28595 Plate 17. The Road from London to St. Davids Part 4. Burton, Kidwelly, Haverfordwest, St. Davids. Text only. Price: 30.00

The rare double sided page of folio text published in 1675 describing the route in great detail. Some water staining. A rare opportunity as it is very unlikely that I shall able to offer this again.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 17 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 17 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31772 Plate 17. The Continuation of the Road from London to St. Davids Part 4. Burton, Kidwelly, Haverfordwest, St. Davids. Price: 180.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 1/4 x 13 inches. Good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 18 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 18 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31773 Plate 18. The Road from London to Dover. London, Southwark, Rochester, Canterbury, Dover. Price: 280.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Small worm hole in top blank margin and split to the bottom of the centre fold in margin area. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 19 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 19 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31775 Plate 19. The Road from London to Harwich in Essex. London, Romford, Brentford, Chelmsford, Colchester, Harwich. Price: 220.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 x 13 inches. Brown ink stain in the right hand blank margin. Small slit at the bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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Rare Ogilby Text - 1675

  •  Plate 19 text John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 19 text John Ogilby Road Map 1675

28597 Plate 19. London, Romford, Brentford, Chelmsford, Colchester, Harwich. Text only. Price: 30.00

The rare double sided page of folio text published in 1675 describing the route in great detail. A rare opportunity as it is very unlikely that I shall able to offer this again.

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First Edition - 1675

  •  Plate 20 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 20 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

King Charles II

Published in the Reign of
KING CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

31776 Plate 20. The Road from London to Hythe. London, Eltham, Farmingham, Maidstone, Ashford, Hythe. Price: 230.00

The first edition of this 17th century strip road map. Uncoloured. Embellished with a decorative pictorial title cartouche. 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches.Good condition with wide blank margins. Nice dark impression. Straight from the atlas so has never previously been sold as a single map

From Britannia

TEXT The original double sided page of text from Britania to accompany this map is available to the purchaser at a reduced price of 25.00 if bought with the map.

The purchase of this map can be by direct payment to my bank account. Or by telephoning me with your credit/debit card details. Please telephone me first to check the map is available - 01244 336004. If paying to my bank please email me afterwards advising and giving me your name and address as to where the map is to be sent.

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Rare Ogilby Text - 1675

  •  Plate 23 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

    Plate 23 John Ogilby Road Map 1675

28479 Plate 23. Lichfield, Rugeley, Stone, Stableford, Nantwich, Tarporley, Chester. Text only. Price: 29.00

The rare double sided page of folio text published in 1675 describing the route in great detail. Some light water staining. A rare opportunity as it is very unlikely that I shall able to offer this again.

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1698 Edition

  •  Plate 24 John Ogilby 1698

    Plate 24 John Ogilby 1698

32340 Plate 24. The Road from London to Holyhead. Chester, Denbigh, Conway, Beaumaris, Holyhead. Price: 160.00

A hand coloured specimen of the 1698 edition of this map showing the final part of the journey from London to Holyhead. This section starts at my local city of Chester and through Hawarden, Denbigh, Conway and Penmaenmawr where the traveller has to cross over the sands to Beaumaris on Anglesey. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche. Original centre fold. Hand coloured. Light toning, few small nicks on the left and right hand edges of the blank margin and a repair to the the to right hand blank margin corner. Original centre fold.

From: Britannia

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Rare Ogilby Text - 1675

  •  Plate 24 Ogilby Text

    Plate 24 Ogilby Text

28602 Plate 24. Chester, Denbigh, Conway, Beaumaris, Holyhead. Text only. Price: 30.00

The rare double sided page of folio text published in 1675 describing the route in great detail. Some light water staining. A rare opportunity as it is very unlikely that I shall able to offer this again. Some might water staining and a few nicks on the outer edges.

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A must read

for the lover of Maps, Roads and History

  •  The Nine Lives of John Ogilby by Alan Ereira

    The Nine Lives of John Ogilby by Alan Ereira

I was 19 when I got hooked on antique maps. There are quite a few of the early cartographers who we know a bit about about and their life stories make interesting reading. There is one English mapmaker who stands out as someone rather special who appears to have had a most interesting life. He is JOHN OGILBY. Yes you know he was the first to map the roads of England and Wales and yes you might have read that he had an interest in dancing. If you want to know more about the man who created that 17th century map hanging on your wall then you must read this book published in 2016 - The Nine Lives of John Ogilby by Alan Ereira. In this book the author brings a fascinating hidden history to light, and reveals that Ogilby's celebrated Britannia is far more than a harmless road atlas: it is, rather, filled with secrets designed to serve Charles II's sinister purpose.


Antique Maps by John Ogilby - Richard Nicholson

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