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  BRITISH ISLES 
 Ireland 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th century map of Ireland]
Hiberniæ Regnum tam in præcipuas Ultoniæ, Connaciæ, Laceniæ et Momoniæ... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour with additions. 585 x 495mm.
A large map, with an allegorical title cartouche and a fishing-themed one for the scale. BONAR LAW: 63.
[Ref: 13371]    £600.00 ($807 • €682 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [Map of Ireland with a pictorial title cartouche]
L' Irlande, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations.. Leiden, c.1700. 230 x 305mm. A very fine example.
Beautifully engraved map of Ireland with parts of Wales and the Isle of Man. In the right top corner is a large pictorial cartouche of boar-hunting and falconry.
[Ref: 16534]    £280.00 ($377 • €318 rates)


ALLARD, Carel. [A large early 18th Century folio map of Ireland]
Hyberniæ Regni in Provincias Ultoniam, Connachiam, Lageniam, Momoniamq. divisi Tabula accuratissima. Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier, c.1733. 590 x 510mm. A dark impression.
An large and decorative map of Ireland which, despite the date, still uses the elongated mapping of Gerard Mercator. The elaborate title cartouche features Hercules standing with one foot on a prostrate harpy, the arms of William & Mary adorning an arch behind. The scale cartouche depicts the Roman gods, including Neptune, around the Gaelic harp, a volcano erupting behind. Koeman gives the original publication date as 1697. BONAR LAW: DS 5, State iii.
[Ref: 17556]    £1,100.00 ($1,480 • €1,250 rates)


LE ROUGE, Georges-Louis. [Le Rouge's large format map of Ireland]
Le Royaume d'Irlande Divisé en Provinces, Comtés Baronies Suivant les Nouvelles Observ. Paris, 1745. Coloured. 585 x 500mm.
A large map of Ireland divided into the Four Provinces, with a rococo title cartouche top left. BONAR LAW: 78.
[Ref: 16091]    £750.00 ($1,009 • €852 rates)


SELLER, John. [An 18th century chart of North West Ireland]
A Chart of the North West Coast of Ireland from Lough Swilly to Slyne Head. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 455 x 545mm. Narrow top margin, repairs to the centre fold.
A sea chart of the coasts of Donegal, Sligo and Mayo, orientated with north to the left. Engraved c. 1690, this example was published in Mount & Page's reissue of Seller's 'The English Pilot'.
[Ref: 16953]    £350.00 ($471 • €398 rates)


SELLER, John. [An 18th century chart of South West Ireland]
The South West Coast of Ireland from Dungarvan to the River Shannon. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 440 x 540mm. Repairs to the centre fold.
A sea chart of the coasts of counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford, with an inset detail of Kinsale Harbour. Engraved c. 1690, this example was published in Mount & Page's reissue of Seller's 'The English Pilot'.
[Ref: 16954]    £425.00 ($572 • €483 rates)


SELLER, John. [An 18th century chart of North East Ireland]
A Chart of the Sea-Coasts of Ireland from Dublin to London-Derry. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 435 x 545mm. Repairs to top margin.
A sea chart of the coasts of Ireland from Dublin to Derry, orientated with north to the right. An inset contains a detail ' Lough Foyle or the Passage to London-derry'. Engraved c. 1690, this example was published in Mount & Page's reissue of Seller's 'The English Pilot'.
[Ref: 16955]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


SELLER, John. [An 18th century chart of Western Ireland]
A Chart of the Bay of Galloway and River Shannon. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 435 x 530mm. Narrow top margin.
A sea chart covering the north coast of Galway Bay and the River Shannon to Limmerick, orientated with north to the right. Engraved c. 1690, this example was published in Mount & Page's reissue of Seller's 'The English Pilot'.
[Ref: 16956]    £350.00 ($471 • €398 rates)


SELLER, John. [An 18th century chart of South East Ireland with an inset of Dublin]
[Untitled chart showing the counties of Waterford, Wexford & Wicklow.] London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 445 x 530mm. Narrow top margin.
Orientated with north to the right, with an inset 'the Channel and City of Dublin'. Engraved c. 1690, this example was published in Mount & Page's reissue of Seller's 'The English Pilot'.
[Ref: 16957]    £600.00 ($807 • €682 rates)


RASPE, Gabriel Nikolaus. [The attack on Carrickfergus by a French Privateer, 1760]
Plan der Gegend von Irrland, wo A.º 1760 den 18 Febr: der See Avanturier u. Capt. Thurot bey A. gelandet und Carikfergus eingenomen, auch bis Bellast vorgedrungen, den 27 Febr: aber von den Engellaendischen See Capitain Elliot entsezet, und Thurot mit seinen Fregatten geschlagen, wobey derselbe selbst durch einen Canon Schuss gebliebe. Nuremberg, Raspe, c.1760. Original colour. 225 x 370mm. Stitch holes in left margin.
A scarce map of Belfast Lough with a prospect of Carrickfergus Castle, illustrating the attack of the French privateer Captain Thurot in 1760, published in Raspe's 'Schau Platz des gegenwaertigen Kriegs' (Plates illustrating the Current Wars). Captain François Thurot (1727-70) was in times of peace a smuggler and in wartime a privateer. In both the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-8) and the Seven Years' War (1756-63) he terrorised British shipping: between May and September 1756 he is said to have captured or sunk sixty vessels. In 1759, with France planning to invade south west England, Thurot was sent out at the head of a fleet on a diversionary attack on Scotland and Ireland. Bad weather split the group but Thurot continued around the coast of Scotland to attack Carrickfergus Castle, more in search of food and winter clothing than for any strategic reason. He held the town for five days, threatened nearby Belfast (here named 'Bellast twice) and received ransoms and supplies. He left Carrickfergus Lough as soon as adverse winds allowed, but the Royal Navy now knew where he was, and frigates were sent after him. He was found near the Mull of Galloway and in the ensuing battle Thurot was killed, much to British relief.
[Ref: 12901]    £380.00 ($511 • €432 rates)


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