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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  The English Channel, R. & J. Ottens, c.1750

    The English Channel, R. & J. Ottens, c.1750

Published in the Reign of George III

21417 The English Channel, R. & J. Ottens, c.1750. Price: 350.00

LA PLUS GRANDE PARTIE DE LA MANCHE.... A fine engraved map showing the south east corner of England as far north as Colchester and as far west as Lulworth in Dorset and Gloucester. Part of the continental coast is shown with the island of Alderney. The title, scales and explanation appear across the top of the map. 23.25 x 19 inches. Fine original outline and wash hand colouring. Good condition.

From an Ottens World Atlas originally sold by me in the 1980's

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Central England, von Reilly 1789

    Central England, von Reilly 1789

Published in the Reign of George III

24040 Central England, Franz Joseph von Reilly, 1789. Price: 68.00

Des Konigreichs ENGLAND westlicher Theil, oder Hereford Shire, Worcester Sh, Warwick Shire, Nordhampton Shire, Rutland Shire, Leicester Shire, Linkoln Shire, Notingham Shire, Derby Shire, Stafford Shire, Shrop Sh. und Sheshire Nro. 82. An engraved map of central England divided into counties. Uncoloured title cartouche. 10 3/4 x 8 inches. Early wash hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From Schauplatz der funf Theile der Welt

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Northern England, von Reilly 1789

    Northern England, von Reilly 1789

Published in the Reign of George III

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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18th Century - Sea Chart

  •  East Coast and North Sea, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1745

    East Coast and North Sea, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1745

Published in the Reign of George II

29259 East Coast and North Sea, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1745. Price: 300.00

An interesting untitled chart orientated with west at the top. The east coast of England is shown from Berwick to just west of Rye in Sussex. Arms of England. Continental coast from Holland to Calais. Decorative dedication cartouche with figures. Compass rose and rhumb lines. 21 x 17 inches, 550 x 440 mm. Fine hand colouring. Some light toning. Nice heavy paper. No tears or repairs.

From: Coasting Pilot

18th Century

  •  Land from the Sea, Southern England. Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

    Land from the Sea, Southern England. Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

Published in the Reign of George III

29545 Land from the Sea, Southern England. Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760. Price: 38.00

HOW THESE SEVERALL LANDS SHOW AT SEA. A folio sheet illustrating on 25 panels the shapes of land around the south coast of England viewed from the sea. The land shapes include Portland, Dartmouth, Plymouth, Foy, Cape Cornwall and Lundy Island. 22 x 17 inches. Uncoloured. Slight water stain in the top right hand region. Otherwise good condition.

From: The Coasting Pilot

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17th Century - Roads

  •  England and Wales, John Ogilby, 1675

    England and Wales, John Ogilby, 1675

Published in the Reign of Charles II

29678 England and Wales, John Ogilby, 1675. Price: 320.00

A NEW MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF ENGLAND & DOMINION OF WALES ACTUALLY MEASURED & DELINEATED BY JOHN OGILBY ESQR. HIS MA.TIES COSMOGRPHER. The lovely fascinating map of England and Wales that appears I think only in the early edition of the Britannia. Showing the routes that the 100 strip road maps in the atlas follow. A large decorative cartouche displays a Catalogue of Roads and beneath the title. Royal Arms, cartouche with three scales. Ships on the sea and two sea monsters. The paper of this map is in fine condition and thicker than some other specimens of this map I have had in the past. The imperfections are just small as there is little to no blank margin on the right hand side and trimming to the printed margin on the right hand side. Uncoloured.

From Britannia

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  England and Wales, Emanuel and Thomas Bowen, c.1777

    England and Wales, Emanuel and Thomas Bowen, c.1777

Published in the Reign of George III

29773 England and Wales, Emanuel and Thomas Bowen, c.1777. Price: 70.00

ENGLAND AND WALES DIVIDED INTO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTIES A good engraved map embellished with an uncoloured rococo title cartouche. Explanation. Original outline hand colouring. Printed for Thomas Kitchin, 59 Holborn Hill, London. 9 x 13 1/2 inches. Good condition.

From: Atlas Anglicanus

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Historical

  •  Saxon England, Robert Morden, 1722

    Saxon England, Robert Morden, 1722

Published in the Reign of George III

30638 Saxon England, Robert Morden, 1722. Price: 60.00

BRITANNIA SAXONICA. An interesting engraved map of England and Wales in Saxon times. Two decorative cartouches. Small ships. 12 x 14 inches, 295 x 370 mm. Uncoloured. Nice clean condition with good wide margins.

From: Camden's Britannia

18th Century - Sea Chart

  •  The North Sea, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

    The North Sea, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

Published in the Reign of George III

31026 The North Sea, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760. Price: 300.00

A fine interesting untitled chart showing the coat of England from Burnham in Norfolk to Rye in Sussex. The continental coast is shown from the West Frisian Island to Calais. The dedication to Sir John Ashby, Admiral of the Blew is displayed on a large shell held by sea people. 22 x 17 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From: Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot

18th Century - Sea Chart

  •  St.George's Channel, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

    St.George's Channel, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

Published in the Reign of George III

31028 St. George's Channel Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760. Price: 260.00

An untitled chart orientated with west the at the top. Includes the coast of Ireland from Belfast to Cork and the coastline of England and Wales from the Mull of Galloway to the Lizard in Cornwall. Embellished with a cartouche bearing a dedication to Sir Richard Rooth, Knt.Late Governor of their Mahies Fort Castl-ny-Park near Kinsale. 22 3/4 x 18 inches. Uncoloured. Lightly toned but good condition with no tears or repairs.

From: Great Britains Coasting Pilot*

18th Century

  •  Enland and Wales Counties, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    Enland and Wales Counties, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the Reign of George II

31077 England and Wales Counties, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 32.00

ENGLAND. An interesting small engraved map of England and Wales divided into counties. Title panel. List of counties with a table showing their length, breadth and area. 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 Very 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.

18th Century

  •  North West England, Pieter van der Aa c.1720

    North West England, Pieter van der Aa c.1720

Published in the Reign of George III

31650 North West England and North Wales, Pieter van der Aa, c.1720. Price: 55.00

LES COMTES DE SHROPS, LANCASTRE, CHESTER, CARDIGAN, RADNOR, MONGOMERY, MERIONETH, CAENRVAN, DENBIGH, FLINT ET AUTRES An engraved map after Mercator showing the north west of England with part of Wales, part of the coast of Ireland and part of the Isle of Man. Hand coloured. 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. A little light creasing but otherwise good undamaged condition.

Pieter van der Aa was one of a small group of European cartographers who produced a series of county maps of England

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Map of British Isles, George M. Seutter c.1745

    British Isles, George M. Seutter c.1745

32304 British Isles, George M. Seutter, c.1745. Price: 115.00

ACCURTISSMA ANGLIAE SCOTIAE ET HIBERNIAE.. A most attractive engraved map of the British Isles. Decorative uncoloured title cartouche bearing the royal arms with supporter. Second uncoloured vignette of an angel blowing a trumpet with four coats of arms. A total of nine ships and boast shown on the sea areas. Four scales. 10 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches. An engraved map from Seutter’s Atlas Minor. Decorative uncoloured title cartouche with figures. Original outline and wash colouring. Not a perfect specimen which is reflected in the price. A few small repairs on verso to some small worm holes around the edge. A few other very small worm holes are evident.

From: Seutter’s Atlas Minor

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18th Century

  •  England and Wales, Isaac Tirion, c.1750

    England and Wales, Isaac Tirion, c.1750

Published in the Reign of George II

32189 England and Wales, Isaac Tirion, c.1750. Price: 34.00

INGHILTERRA. An engraved map of England of Wales embellished with a decorative title cartouche showing medals. 12 3/4 x 15 inches. Uncoloured. Short split at one end of the centre fold. Small marginal tear on the left hand hand side. Otherwise good condition.

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Late 18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Map of Cheshire, John Cary, 1792

    Map of Cheshire, John Cary, 1792

Published in the Reign of George III

32577 England and Wales, John Cary, 1792. Price: 6.00

ENGLAND AND WALES A small engraved map. Tile panel surmounted by half compass rose. 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

Titlepage dated 1791, maps dated 1792. Formerly in the Mumbee family library - titlepage stamped V. Munbee

Provenance
  •  Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate

    Cary Titlepage and Munbee Bookplate

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Early 17th Century

  •  England and Wales by Pieter van den Keere, c.1627

    England and Wales by Pieter van den Keere, c.1627

32616 England and Wales, Pieter van den Keere, c.1627. Price: 125.00

THE KINGDOME OF ENGLAND. A early engraved miniature map of England and Wales. Embellished with title and scale cartouches. Numbered 2. 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Very light soiling in the outer edge of the left hand blank margin otherwise good clean undamaged condition. Uncoloured. A description in English appears on verso and with the map are the further five pages of double sided text.

Straight from the atlas and not previously sold as a single map. The titlepage of the atlas is dated 1627

From England Wales Scotland and Ireland Described.

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