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Aberdeenshire

Early 19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Aberdeen and Kincardine, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

    Aberdeen and Kincardine, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

Published in the Reign of George III

31976 Aberdeen and Kincardine, Aristide M. Perrot, 1824. Price: 78.00

ABERDEEN - KINCARDINE
An unusual miniature engraved map of the two counties set within a decorative uncoloured cartouche. Drawn by Aristide Mechel Perrot ( 1793 - 1879) and engraved by Madame Adrien Migneret. Imprint of A. M. Perrot dated 1823 and the engraver Mme. Migneret appears beneath the map. About 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: L'Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume uni de la Grande-Bretagne. published by George Bernard Depping (1784 - 1853)

OLD TRADESMEN'S BILLS - ABERDEEN
  •  Old Aberdeen Bill

    Old Aberdeen Bill

Old bills from tradesmen are an invaluable reference and resource when looking into ancestry and local history.

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Argyleshire

Early 19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Argyle, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

    Argyle, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

Published in the Reign of George III

31975 Argyle, Aristide M. Perrot, 1824. Price: 75.00

ARGYLE
An unusual miniature engraved map of the county set within a decorative uncoloured cartouche. Drawn by Aristide Mechel Perrot ( 1793 - 1879) and engraved by Madame Adrien Migneret. Imprint of A. M. Perrot dated 1823 and the engraver Mme. Migneret appears beneath the map. About 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: L'Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume uni de la Grande-Bretagne. published by George Bernard Depping (1784 - 1853)

Ayrshire

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Cunningham, Joan Blaeu, 1659

    Cunningham, Joan Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

25975 Cunningham, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 360.00

CUNUNINGHAMIA EX SCHEDIS TIMOTHEO PONT
A fine 17th century map of the region. The title is displayed within a decorative cartouche whilst the scale appears within a second cartouche with figure of a surveyor and putti. The dedication is shown in a third cartouche surmounted by a large coat of arms. The map bears an attribution to Timothy Pont whose surveys were used by the Blaeu family to produce the first printed county atlas of Scotland. 22 x 16 1/2 inches. Early hand colouring. Spanish text on verso. Lightly browned all over but fine condition.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

Early 19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Irvine, Ayr, Girvan, Point of Kirkcolm, John Cary 1824

    Irvine, Ayr, Girvan, Point of Kirkcolm, John Cary 1824

22238 Irvine, Ayr, Girvan, Point of Kirkcolm, John Cary 1824. Price: 22.00

Plate Number 65
from John’s Cary’s New Map of England and Wales with Part of Scotland on a scale of 5 miles to the inch. It shows the west coat from Irvine to south of Ballintrae to include Kirkholm. Also shown is the southern tip of the Isle of Arran. 8 x10 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Fine clean condition. 1824 edition. Good clean condition with original outline hand colouring.

Berwickshire

18th Century Road Map

  •  Blackshields, M. J. Armstrong, 1776

    Blackshields, M. J. Armstrong, 1776

Published in the Reign of George III

6088 Blackshields, M. J. Armstrong, 1776. Price: 34.00

BLACKSHIELDS. Plate 43
An engraved map showing part of Berwickshire and Haddington. Shows the road from Newbiggin through Falla to Pathhead with an area on either side. Set within a rococo border. 3 3 /4 x 6 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From: An Actual Survey of the Great Post Roads between London and Edinburgh

Early 19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Haddington, Edinburgh and Berwickshire, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

    Haddington, Edinburgh and Berwickshire, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

Published in the Reign of George III

31966 Haddington, Edinburgh and Berwickshire, Aristide M. Perrot, 1824. Price: 78.00

HADDINGTON - EDIMBURG - BERWICK
An unusual miniature engraved map of the three counties set within a decorative uncoloured cartouche. Drawn by Aristide Mechel Perrot ( 1793 - 1879) and engraved by Madame Adrien Migneret. Imprint of A. M. Perrot dated 1823 and the engraver Mme. Migneret appears beneath the map. About 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: L'Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume uni de la Grande-Bretagne. published by George Bernard Depping (1784 - 1853)

Early 19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Map showing Part of Berwickshire, John Cary 1824

    Map showing Part of Berwickshire, John Cary 1824

  •  Map showing Part of Northumberland, John Cary 1824

    Map showing Part of Northumberland, John Cary 1824

  •  Map showing Part of Yorkshire, John Cary 1824

    Map showing Part of Yorkshire, John Cary 1824

Published in the Reign of George III

32691 Parts Berwickshire, Northumberland and Yorkshire. John Cary, 1824.Price: 19.00

BERWICKSHIRE/NORTHUMBERLAND/YORKSHIRE
Three sheets from Cary’s New Map of England and Wales with part of Scotland published in 1824. Each shows just a small portion of land with a large sea area. Towns shown inude Dunbar, Duns, Eyemouth, Berwick, Scarborough, Filey, Blyth, Tynemouth and South Shields. Each 8 x 10 inches. Original outline hand colouring. A little very light foxing but other than that good condition.

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Carrickshire

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, 1659

    South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

27474 South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 275.00

CARRICTA MERIONALIS. THE SOUTH PART OF CARRICK
A fine 17th century engraved map of the southern half of the county. Embellished with a decorative cartouche with figures and putti displaying the title and scale. The map bears the name of Timothy Pont from whose survey the map was produced. 20 1/2 x 15 inches. Early hand colouring. A little very light browning in the wide blank margins but really a very nice specimen with large margins, taken straight from the atlas.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  North Carrick, Joan, Blaeu, 1659

    North Carrick, Joan, Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

28782 North Carrick, Joan, Blaeu, 1659. Price: 260.00

CARICTA BOREALIS VULGO THE NORTHPART OF CARRICK
A fine 17th century engraved map of this area of south west Scotland lying to the south of Ayr and extending eastwards to Loch Doon. From the survey by Timothy Pont whose name appears on the map. Decorative title cartouche. Scale cartouche with two putti. 20 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches, 520 x 420 mm. Fine early hand colouring. Plain on verso. Some extremely light damp tining in the two top blank margin corner otherwsie a nice clean specimen.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

Mid 17th Century

  •  South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, c.1654

    South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, c.1654

  •  Text on verso South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, c.1654

    Text on verso South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, c.1654

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

29520 South Carrick, Joan Blaeu, c.1654. Price: 180.00

CARRICTA MERIONALIS. THE SOUTH PART OF CARRICK
A fine 17th century engraved map of the southern half of the county. Embellished with a decorative cartouche with figures and putti displaying the title and scale. The map bears the name of Timothy Pont from whose survey the map was produced. 20 1/2 x 15 inches. Hand coloured. Latin text on verso. A few short nicks and tears on the edges of the blank margins on three sides. Otherwise clean condition.

Dumfriessshire

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Dumfries and Kircudbright, John Cary, 1794

    Dumfries and Kircudbright, John Cary, 1794

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

27471 Nithsdale, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 320.00

NITHIA VICE COMITATUS. THE SHERIFDOME OF NIDIS-DALE. AUCT. TIMOTHEO PONT
A fine mid 17th century map orientated with west at the top showing part of Dumfriesshire with the River Nith. The title is displayed within a decorative cartouche. The scale is held by man with a pair of dividers backed by a cow and sheep. Decorative dedication cartouche with coat of arms with supporters. 21 x 15 1/4 inches. Superb early hand colouring. Spanish text on verso. A good clean crisp specimen straight from the atlas. Wide blank margins.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Sheet 1 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

    Sheet 1 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

  •  Sheet 2 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

    Sheet 2 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

  •  Sheet 3 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

    Sheet 3 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

  •  Sheet 4 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

    Sheet 4 Dumfriesshire by John Thomson 1832

Published in the Reign of William IV

32212 Dumfriesshire, John Thomson, 1832. Price: 225.00

SOUTHERN PART OF DUMFRIESSHIRE SURVEYED BY CRAWFORD & SON FOR THE ATLAS OF SCOTLAND / NORTHERN PART OF DUMFRIESSHIRE SURVEYED BY CRAWFORD & SON FOR THE ATLAS OF SCOTLAND
The set of four maps each mounted on thin linen with a single central fold. A fine detailed map engraved by Sidney Hall on a scale of 1 inch to the mile. Surveyed by Crawford & Son for the Atlas of Scotland. Imprint of John Thomson beneath dated 1828. Each map measures 24 1/4 x 19 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. A little soiling in the blank margins but otherwise good condition.

From: THE ATLAS OF SCOTLAND, containing maps of each county, on a scale so large as to exhibit the features of the country, and places of importance; the boundaries of the shires ... Accompanied with a Memoir of the geography of Scotland, view of the comparative length of the rivers, height of the mountains, and a consulting index, to facilitate the finding out of places, &c. Edinburgh: Printed for John Thomson & Co., Edinburgh; Baldwin & Cradock, London; and John Cumming, Dublin. 1832. (contents page) Edinburgh: Printed by James Clarke & Co.

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Dumfries and Kircudbright, John Cary, 1794

    Dumfries and Kircudbright, John Cary, 1794

Published in the Reign of George III

30463 Dumfries and Kircudbright, John Cary, 1794. Price: 34.00

Part of Dumfries and Kircudbrightshire
Section 66 of John Cary’s Map of England and Wales on a scale of 5 miles to the inch. Includes the towns of Biggar, Sanquhar, New Galloway and Dumfries. 8 x 10 inches. Early hand colouring. Some browning around the outer edges of the blank borders but this is hidden by the cream sunk mount that the map is displayed in.

Fifeshire

For the Collector

  •  Angus and Fife, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

    Angus and Fife, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

Published in the Reign of William IV

25051 Angus and Fife, Aristide M. Perrot, 1824. Price: 70.00

ANGUS - FIFE
An unusual miniature engraved map of the two counties set within a decorative uncoloured cartouche. Imprint of A. M. Perrot dated 1823 and the engraver Mme. Migneret. About 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: L ' Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume uni de la Grande-Bretagne

Early 19th Century - Original Colouring

  •  Angus and Fife, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

    Angus and Fife, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

Published in the Reign of William IV

31967 Angus and Fife, Aristide M. Perrot, 1824. Price: 70.00

ANGUS - FIFE
An unusual miniature engraved map of the two counties set within a decorative uncoloured cartouche. Drawn by Aristide Mechel Perrot ( 1793 - 1879) and engraved by Madame Adrien Migneret. Imprint of A. M. Perrot dated 1823 and the engraver Mme. Migneret appears beneath the map. About 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: L'Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume uni de la Grande-Bretagne. published by George Bernard Depping (1784 - 1853)

Hebrides

Inverness-shire

Kirkcudbrightshire

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Kircudbrightshire, Joan Blaeu, 1659

    Kircudbrightshire, Joan Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

27473 Kirkcudbrightshire, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 350.00

GALLOVIDIAE PARS MEDIA....... THE MIDDLE-PART OF GALOWAY, WHICH LYETH BETWEEN THE RIVERS DEE AND CREE
A fine mid 17th century map orientated with west at the top showing the western half of Kircudbrightshire. The title and scale are each displayed within decorative cartouches. The map bears the name of the cartographer Timothy Pont. 21 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches. Fine early hand colouring. Spanish text on verso. Slight browning across the two top corners of the blank margin otherwise a good clean crisp specimen straight from the atlas. Wide blank margins.

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Kircudbrightshire, Joan Blaeu, 1659

    Kircudbrightshire, Joan Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

26211 Kircudbrightshire, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 360.00

PRAEFECTURA KIRCUBRIENSIS, QUAE GALLOVIDAE MAXIME ORIENTALIS PARS EST. THE STEUARTRIE OF KIRCUBRIGHT, THE MOST EASTERLIE PART OF GALLOWAY
A fine 17th century map of the icounty. The title is displayed within a large decorative cartouche with figures along with a blank secondary cartouche which appears to have been designed for a dedication and coat of arms. . 21 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches. Early hand colouring. Plain text on verso. Slight water stain across the top left hand corner of the blank border otherwise fine clean crisp condtion with full large blank margins.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

For the Collector

  •  Argyle, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

    Argyle, Aristide M. Perrot 1824

Published in the Reign of George III

31969 Wigtownshire and Kircudbright, Aristide M. Perrot, 1824. Price: 75.00

ARGYLE
An unusual miniature engraved map of the two counties set within a decorative uncoloured cartouche. Drawn by Aristide Mechel Perrot ( 1793 - 1879) and engraved by Madame Adrien Migneret. Imprint of A. M. Perrot dated 1823 and the engraver Mme. Migneret appears beneath the map. About 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: L'Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume uni de la Grande-Bretagne. published by George Bernard Depping (1784 - 1853)

Kyleshire

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Kyle, Joan Blaeu, 1659

    Kyle, Joan Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

28781 Kyle, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 350.00

COILA PROVINCIA THE PROVINCE OF KYLE Auct Timoth: Pont
A fine 17th century engraved map of this region of south west Scotland. Embellished with a decorative cartouche with figures and animals. Dedication cartouche surmounted by a large coat of arms. Scale cartouche. The map bears the name of Timothy Pont from whose survey the map was produced. 20 1/2 x 15 inches. Fine early hand colouring. A little very light browning in the right hand blank margin but really a very nice specimen with large blank margins, taken straight from the atlas. Spanish text on verso.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

Lanarkshire

Lothian and Linlithgow

Mid 17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Lothian and Linlithgow, Joan Blaeu, 1659

    Lothian and Linlithgow, Joan Blaeu, 1659

Published in the time of Oliver Cromwell

26217 Lothian and Linlithgow, Joan Blaeu, 1659. Price: 500.00

LOTHIAN AND LINLITQUO
A fine 17th century map centred on Edinburgh bearing the name of Joan and his brother Cornelius Blaeu. The map is embellished with three decorative cartouches displaying the title, scale and dedication. Compass rose. 21 3/4 x 15 inches. Early hand colouring. Spanish text on verso. Nice clean undamaged condition with full large blank margins.

From: Nuevo Atlas de los reynos de Escocia e Yrlanda

Late 18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Linlithgow, M. J. Armstrong, 1794

    Linlithgow, M. J. Armstrong, 1794

Published in the Reign of George III

12342 Linlithgow, M. J. Armstrong, 1794. Price: 50.00

THE COUNTY OF LINLITHGOW
Engraved map of the county. Compass pointer. . 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 135 x 182 mm. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition. With original page of descriptive text.

From: A Scotch Atlas

Late 18th Century - Road Map

  •  Road to Edinburgh, Carington Bowles 1785

    Road to Edinburgh, Carington Bowles 1785

  •  Road ffrom Stilton to FolkinghamCarington Bowles 1785

    Road ffrom Stilton to FolkinghamCarington Bowles 1785

Published in the Reign of George III

32795 Road to Edinburgh, Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 28.00

79/80/81/82
A double sided road map. One side shows the final part f the journey from London to Edinburgh. Starting after you have gone through Moffat and on to Linton and Edinburgh and Leith. Good detail with inns and the names of the owners of houses. The other side shows part of the road from London to Scarborough by Lincoln. Starts at Stilton and then passes through Peterborough, Market Deeping, Bourn and onto Fokingham. Each 3 1/4 x 6 inches. The name of Carington Bowles and the date of 1785 appears beneath each map. Hand coloured. Fine condition.

From: Paterson’s British Itinerary being a new and accurate Delineation and Description of the Direct and Principal Cross Roads of Great Britain

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Antque county maps of Scotland - Richard Nicholson

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