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  BRITISH ISLES 
 England 

SEATON, Robert. [A decorative wall map of England & Wales]
This New Map of England and Wales, with the Adjacent Countries, Compiled by Surveyors in the Ordnance Department, is Respectfully Dedicated to the King, by his Majestys Most Obedient Servant and Geographer, Robert Seaton. London, James Neele & Co, c.1835. Fine original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 1170 x 940mm, with slipcase.
A detailed map of England and Wales in fine original colour, with regional boundaries, roads, railways, settlements and topography marked. Dedicated to William IV, it has a large vignette of Windsor Castle above the title, views of Westminster Abbey, York Minster, St Paul's and Canterbury Cathedral in the four corners, and 28 portraits of British worthies in the borders. Along the top are soldiers, including Marlborough and Wellington; down the left are politicians, including Fox, Pitt and Canning; down the right are intellectuals, including Shakespeare, Newton, Pope, Byron and Burns.
[Ref: 10838]    £1,500.00 ($1,898 • €1,668 rates)


CREIGHTON, R. [Four-sheet folding map of England & Wales]
A Map of England & Wales Divided into Counties, Parliamentary Divisions & Dioceses shewing the principal Roads, Railways, Rivers and Canals and Seats of the Nobility and Gentry with the Distance of Each Town from the General Post Office, London. Projected from the Triangulation for the Survey made under the Direction of the Honorable The Board of Ordnance on a scale of Five Miles to an Inch and Corrected to the Present Time. London: Samuel Lewis, c.1839. Original colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen, each 1040 x 860mm, folded into original morocco gilt covers. Hinges defective.
A four-sheet map of England and Wales, drawn by Creighton, engraved by John Dower, in fine original colour, with a list of dioceses with coats of arms, a table of distances by sea and a large vignette view of the General Post Office in London, engraved by Griffiths after Thomas Allom.
[Ref: 10621]    £800.00 ($1,012 • €890 rates)


 English Counties 

WARBURTON, John. [Rare map of Middlesex, Essex and Herts]
The Counties of Essex Middlesex & Hertfordshire Actualy Survey'd by Several Hands, Corrected and Amended & Humbly Dedicated to the Nobility of the Said Counties... London: Philip Overton and Thomas Bowles, 1726. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 605 x 950mm. Some restoration.
A large map of the three counties, with an inset plan of St Albans and a prospect of Colchester. Warburton, Joseph Bland and Payler Smith published their survey in 1720, with the map surrounded with 738 armorials of local nobles whose subscription paid for the publication. As Overton and Bowles were not getting the subscriptions this pirate dispenses with the armorials but adds the plan and prospect. RODGER: Large Scale Maps of the British Isles, 181.
[Ref: 12907]    £1,100.00 ($1,392 • €1,223 rates)


EYRE, Thomas. [The first large-scale survey of Northamptonshire]
The County of Northampton as Surveyed and Planned by the late Mr Thomas Eyre of Kettering. Revised by the late Mr Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the Kind and engraved by William Faden in 1779. London: Faden, 1791. Four sheets, joined in pairs, total (if joined) 1280 x 1320mm. Hole in fold.
The first large-scale antique map of Northamptonshire, started by Thomas Eyre (1691-1757), a surveyor, bell-founder and clockmaker of Kettering. After he died the task was continued by Thomas Jefferys, who in turn died in 1771, and finally by William Faden. The map is dedicated to Dr John Hinchcliffe, Lord Bishop of Peterborough, John Clarke, High Sheriff, and "The Gentlemen of the Grand Jury for the said County at the Summer Assize 1775": an engraved note informs us that "the map was laid before these sixteen gentlemen for their observation and correction previous to its publication", doubtless contributing further to its delayed appearance. This third, revised edition has an added vignette of the "Geddington Cross" added to the one of "Queen's Cross" at Hardingstone; these are two of the three remaining "Eleanor Crosses", erected by King Edward I between 1291-4 to mark the route of his dead queen, Eleanor of Castile, from Lincoln to London for burial.
[Ref: 11807]    £1,000.00 ($1,265 • €1,112 rates)


GREENWOOD, Christopher. [Large-scale map of Yorkshire in fine colour]
Map of the County of York, Made on the Basis of Triangles in the County, determined by Lieut. Coll. W.m Mudge, Royal Art.y F.R.S. and Capt.n Thos. Colby, Royal Eng.rs, in the Trigonometrical Survey of England, by order of the Honourable Board of Ordnance, and Surveyed in the Years 1815, 1816, & 1817, By C. Greenwood, Wakefield. Leeds: Robinson, Son & Holdsworth; & Wakefield: John Hurst & C. Greenwood, 1817. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in four sections, total if joined 1840 x 2230mm. With metal box.
Superbly detailed map of Yorkshire, marking hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom right is a finely-scripted dedication. Christopher Greenwood, later joined by his brother John, mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 11803]    £2,200.00 ($2,783 • €2,446 rates)


GREENWOOD, Christopher. [Large-scale 6-sheet map of Lancashire]
Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster, from an actual Survey made in the year 1818. To the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of Lancashire. This map of the County is most respectfully dedicated by the proprietors. London & Wakefield: W. Fowler & C. Greenwood, 1818. 6 sheets, total (if joined) 2160 x 1420mm.
A highly-detailed map of Lancashire, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Top right, under the title, is a prospect of Liverpool. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 11792]    £900.00 ($1,139 • €1,001 rates)


GREENWOOD, C. & J. [Large-scale map of Somerset in fine colour]
Map of the County of Somerset from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1820 & 1821 by C. & J. Greenwood, London: Greenwood, Pringle & Co., 1822. Fine original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in two sections, edged with silk with marbled covers. Total 1860 x 1405mm. With original full calf box, with red morocco title label.
A highly-detailed map of Somerset, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom left is a a fine vignette view of Wells Cathedral. Although not in Somerset, Bristol is shown in small but precise detail. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 18315]    £2,000.00 ($2,530 • €2,224 rates)


GREENWOOD, C. & J. [Large-scale map of Dorset in fine colour]
Map of the County of Dorset from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1825 & 1826 by C. & J. Greenwood, Most respectfully Dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County... London: Greenwood, Pringle & Co., 1826. Fine original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, edged with silk with marbled covers. Total 1190 x 1570mm. With original full calf box, with red morocco title label. Both map and box are in superb condition.
A highly-detailed map of Dorset, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom left is a fine vignette view of Weymouth from the Nothe, drawn by R. Creighton. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 17600]    £2,400.00 ($3,036 • €2,669 rates)


GREENWOOD, C. & J. [Large-scale map of Devon in fine colour]
Map of the County of Devon from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1825 & 1826... London: Greenwood, Pringle & Co., 1827. Original colour. Nine sheets, dissected and laid on linen in three sections with silk edging & marbled covers, total if joined 1930 x 1950mm. With original full calf box. Box worn, silk edging loose in places.
A highly-detailed map of Devon, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom left is a a fine view of Exeter Cathedral from the north west, drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by W. Woolnoth. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834. They also drew up smaller format versions for a large 'Atlas of England and Wales'.
[Ref: 18767]    £1,500.00 ($1,898 • €1,668 rates)


HENNET, George. [An uncommon large scale map of Lancashire in fine colour]
A Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster Divided into Hundreds and Parishes from an accurate Survey made in the Years 1828 and 1829. London: Henry Teesdale, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, 1630 x 1290mm. With original full calf slip case, worn.
Detailed large scale map of Lancashire, surveyed by George Hennet (1799-1857) and engraved by James Bingley. Top right, under the title is a vignette view of the New Custom House, Liverpool, engraved by Woolnoth after Barrow.
[Ref: 11796]    £900.00 ($1,139 • €1,001 rates)


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