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  BRITISH ISLES 
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SAXTON, Christopher. [The Web edition of Saxton's map of Suffolk]
Suffolkiæ comitatus continens in se Oppida mercatoria: 25 Pagos et Villas 264 Una cum singulis Hundredis & fluminibus in eodam Vera description Anno Domini 1642. London: William Web, 1645. 335 x 480mm.
An example of William Web's rare re-issue of the Saxton map of Suffolk, the first printed map of the county, engraved in 1575. Web has made only two significant changes: the date has been updated, and the small armorial in the title cartouche is that of Charles I rather than Elizabeth I. SKELTON: 27.
[Ref: 11958]    £3,500.00 ($4,648 • €4,001 rates)


SAXTON, Christopher. [The Web edition of Saxton's map of Wiltshire]
WIltoniæ Comitatus herbida Planitie nobilis hic ob oculos proponitur. Anno Dñi 1642. London: William Web, 1645. 425 x 470mm. Narrow margins top and bottom due to the height of the map.
An example of William Web's rare re-issue of the Saxton map of Wiltshire, the first printed map of the county, engraved in 1577. Web has made only two significant changes: the date has been updated, and the Royal Crest is that of Charles I rather than Elizabeth I (with a unicorn instead of a Welsh Dragon), although the engraver has left behind the Queen's initials, 'E R'. SKELTON: 27.
[Ref: 11961]    £3,400.00 ($4,515 • €3,886 rates)


SAXTON, Christopher. [The Web edition of Saxton's map of Essex]
Essexiæ Comitat Nova vera ac absoluta desciption Anº D.ni 1642. London: William Web, 1645. 415 x 525mm. Trimmed top and bottom, printed border reinstated with mss.
An example of William Web's rare re-issue of the Saxton map of Essex, the first printed map of the county, engraved in 1576. Web has made only two significant changes: the date has been updated, and the arms of Elizabeth have been replaced by those of Charles I (with a unicorn instead of a Welsh dragon), although the initials 'E R' have been left behind in error. SKELTON: 27.
[Ref: 11956]    £2,750.00 ($3,652 • €3,143 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century map of Devon]
Devonia vulgo Devonshire. Amsterdam, 1646-, blank verso. Original colour. 395 x 500mm. Stain on right edge, printer's crease.
Decorative antique map of Devon, with a Royal crest, decorative cartouches for title and scale and eight family coats of arms plus two blanks at right. Koeman does not list an edition with blank reverses.
[Ref: 12214]    £850.00 ($1,129 • €972 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century map of Cambridgeshire in vibrant original colours]
Cantabrigiensis Comitatus. Cambridge Shire. Amsterdam, 1646-, blank verso. Original colour. 425 x 520mm. Narrow top margin, old ink mss. number in top border, stain in left margin
Decorative antique map of Cambridge, with two Royal crests, a title cartouche, 17 crests relating to the colleges plus one blank and seven family coats of arms plus one blank. Koeman does not list an edition with blank reverses.
[Ref: 12215]    £950.00 ($1,262 • €1,086 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century map of Leicestershire in vibrant original colours]
Leicestensis Comitatus, Leicestershire. Amsterdam, 1646-, blank verso. Original colour. 380 x 495mm. Old ink mss. number in top margin, small tear in lower margin repaired.
Decorative antique map of Leicestershire, with two Royal crests, fine cartouches for title and scale, and eight family coats of arms plus two blanks. Koeman does not list an edition with blank reverses.
[Ref: 12216]    £550.00 ($730 • €629 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [Map of Essex published during the English Civil War]
Essexia Comitatus. Amsterdam, c.1646, German text edition. Original colour. 420 x 530mm, with wide margins.
Decorative map of the county of Essex, with armorials, a royal crest and putti. Bottom left is a little depiction of London, with the old St Paul's Cathedral. On verso is a diagram of ancient barrows with deep burial chambers. KOEMAN: Bl 47b.
[Ref: 16106]    £650.00 ($863 • €743 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century map of Westmorland in fine colour]
Westmoria Comitatus; Anglice Westmorland. Amsterdam, 1647, Latin text edition. Original colour. 385 x 500mm. Some spotting in margins.
A fine map of Westmorland, with elaborate cartouches for the title and scale, Royal crests and armorials. An early example, first published two years earlier. KOEMAN: Bl 44.
[Ref: 14619]    £580.00 ($770 • €663 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [Map of Lincolnshire published during the English Civil War]
Lincolnia Comitatus. Anglis Lincoln-Shire. Amsterdam, 1648, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 420 x 505mm. A fine example with original colouring
A county map of Lincolnshire published the year Charles I reignited the Civil War by negotiating an invasion of England by the Scots. It is decorated with a pillar of armorials of the local nobles (including John of Gaunt), two Royal crests and a title cartouche with two putti holding a pair of compasses and a rule. KOEMAN: Bl 44.
[Ref: 14530]    £500.00 ($664 • €572 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [Map of Nottinghamshire published during the English Civil War]
Comitatus Nottinghamiensis. Nottingham Shire, Amsterdam, 1648, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 390 x 500mm. Fine condition, wide margins.
A county map of Nottinghamshire, published the year Charles I reignited the Civil War by negotiating an invasion of England by the Scots. It is decorated with two large Royal arms, two banks of the arms of local nobles, a harvest-themed title cartouche and a scale cartouche with two putti, one with a pair of compasses. KOEMAN: Bl 44.
[Ref: 14532]    £500.00 ($664 • €572 rates)


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