•  Suffolk, Thomas Moule c.1850

    Suffolk, Thomas Moule c.1850

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

Thomas Moule Information

Thomas Moule

Accomplished author on heraldry and antiquities as well as a bookseller and publisher

Premises in Duke Street, Grosvenor Square from 1816 to 1823. Having been an inspector of "blind letters" in the Post Office for 44 years as well as Chamber-keeper in the Lord Chamerlain's Department. Known to map collectors for his highly decorative series of English county maps embellished with elaborate decorations, views and coats of arms. There are also a few town plans in the series. These were first published in monthly seriel parts from May 1830 to 1837. Published in atlas form in English Counties Delineated: or a topographical description of England in 1834, 1837 and 1838. The maps later appeared in Barclay's Complete and Universal English Dictionary from 1840 to 1852.

DECORATIVE

30013 Suffolk, Thomas Moule, c.1836 - 1850. Price: 75.00

SUFFOLK. A very decorative Victorian map of the county. Central title cartouche with coat of arms. Inset views of Euston Hall and Hevening Hall. A gothic archway displats the list of hundreds. Angel holding a coat of arms. A further four coats of arms appear on the map. 10 x 8 inches. Attractive hand colouring. Presented in an ivory tint sunk mount with a line and wash border. Good condition.
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Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas
  •  Suffolk - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

    Suffolk - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

VICTORIAN FOX HUNTING MAP

31062 Suffolk - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851. Price: 46.00

SUFFOLK. A good detailed lithograph map of the county from Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas showing the places of the Meeting of the Hounds. 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Co. Paternoster Row, London. Original outline hand colouring. Fine condition. Straight from the atlas so has not been sold as a single map before.

Shows Suffolk, Essex and Suffolk and part of East Essex Hunts

Provenance: George Hayhurst - Royal Fusiliers and Henry H. France

TITLEPAGE AND LIST OF HUNTS

  •  Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

    Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

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

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

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

Badeslade and Toms Information

Thomas Badeslade

Principally a surveyor and engineer working with his son Henry working on river improvements and fens reclamation

He started drawing maps of the Fens and waterways and was instrumental in a number of works in the first half of the 18th century. For county map collectors his one work was a series of very distinctive maps he drew for Chorographia Brittanniae engraved and published by W. H.Toms. First published in 1741 with a further edition in 1742 in which the maps show more place names. There were further edition up to 1749. The panel of information beside each map is particularly interesting listing towns in the county with their Market and Fair days.

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SHOWS MARKET AND FAIR DAYS

31114 Suffolk, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 47.00

A MAP OF SUFFOLK 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.

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  •  Part of Suffolk and Essex.  John Bartholomew, c.1898

    Part of Suffolk and Essex. John Bartholomew, c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

31240 Part of Suffolk and Essex. John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 12.50

SECTION XIX. IPSWICH. A colour printed map showing parts of Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Centre fold as issued. Good clean condition.

From The Royal Atlas

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  •  Suffolk, Carington Bowles, 1785

    Suffolk, Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

  •  Sir H. George Fordham

    Sir H. George Fordham

EARLY HAND COLOURING

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

31445 Suffolk, Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 115.00

BOWLES’S NEW MEDIUM MAP OF SUFFOLK 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. 12 3/4 x 8 3/4 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.

Provenance

  •  Titlepage

    Titlepage

  •  Signature

    Signature

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

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  •  Suffolk, Samuel Lewis 1845

    Suffolk, 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

31618 Suffolk, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 26.00

SUFFOLK. A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. Reference to the Unions. Scale and compass rose. 12 x 9 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Light crease in the bottom right hand blank margin otherwise 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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  •  South East England, von Reilly 1789

    South East England, von Reilly 1789

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

24039 South Eastern England, Franz Joseph von Reilly, 1789. Price: 68.00

Des Konigreichs ENGLAND ostlicher Theil oder Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Middlesex, Essex Suffolk, Norfolk, Chambridge Shire, Huntington Shire, Bedford Shire und Hertford Shire Nro. 81. An engraved map of south east England embellished with an uncoloured pictorial title cartouche. 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Early wash hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not previously sold as a single map.

From Schauplatz der funf Theile der Welt

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  •  Suffolk, John Cary, 1793

    Suffolk, John Cary, 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

30594 Suffolk, John Cary, 1793. Price: 50.00

SUFFOLK An engraved of the county. 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. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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  •  Suffolk, John Cary, 1802

    Suffolk, John Cary, 1802

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

31720 Suffolk, John Cary, 1802. Price: 50.00

SUFFOLK 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 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. I have dated this map 1802 because the many of the other maps in the atlas were watermarked with the date of 1802. Good condition.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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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

AN ANTIQUE MAP OR PRINT MAKES A VERY SPECIAL RETIREMENT GIFT

RICHARD NICHOLSON of CHESTER

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Richard Nicholson

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 Suffolk, England - Richard Nicholson

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