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Records: 51 to 60 of 186
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 Northern Africa 

TALLIS, John. [Map of north west Africa with vignettes]
Northern Africa. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 260 x 330 mm.
Old map of northern west Africa showing Morocco, Algeria and Tunis. It was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignettes of Morocco, Constantine, Algiers and Tunis.
[Ref: 15798]    £95.00 ($124 • €107 rates)

 African Islands 

MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of the Cape Verde Islands]
[Cape Verde Islands.] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8913]    £100.00 ($131 • €112 rates)

LUFFMAN, John. [Chart of Praia in the Cape Verde Islands]
Porto Praya. Engrav'd for Luffmans Select Plans. 21. London: Luffman, 1801. 125 x 165mm. Stitch holes in margin.
Antique sea chart of the bay of Praia in the Cape Verde Islands, from Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'.
[Ref: 12812]    £65.00 ($85 • €73 rates)

TALLIS, John. [Antique map of islands in the Atlantic, including Madeira, Canary Islands and Bermuda]
Islands in the Atlantic. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Printed area 360 x 245mm.
Antique map drawn and engraved by John Rapkin & H.Winkles, showing Bermuda, Madeira, the Azores, Canaries and Cape Verde Islands. Illustrated with six attractive vignettes of various island scenes, including Fayal, Villa Franca & Pico in the Azores, Funchal on Madeira, and shipping under the cliffs of Tenerife.
[Ref: 12631]    £100.00 ($131 • €112 rates)


BASIRE, James. [Dover Harbour]
A Plan of Dover Harbour. This plate is engraved from an original drawing made in the Reign of Q. Elizabeth, and now remaining in the Stater Paper Office. Canterbury, 1797. Copperplate engraving. 240 x 325mm.
A plan of Dover Harbour in Kent, engraved by James Basire for Hasted's History of Kent.
[Ref: 17032]    £95.00 ($124 • €107 rates)

 English Counties 

LUFFMAN, John. [The Strait of Dover during the French Revolutionary Wars]
The Strait of Dover. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. London: Luffman, 1801. 135 x 160mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Map of the Straits of Dover showing the mouth of the Thames in the upper left and a dotted line showing the shorest distance between England and France, the 23 miles from Calais to Dover. The map was published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World', at a time when England expected an invasion by France.
[Ref: 13183]    £90.00 ($118 • €101 rates)

WALKER, J. & C. [Antique folding map of Nottinghamshire]
Nottinghamshire. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Co., 1836. Original colour. Folding map, dissected and laid on linen, 410 x 340mm, with covers with publisher's label.
Old map of the county of Nottinghamshire
[Ref: 12605]    £60.00 ($79 • €67 rates)

KINGSLEY, David. [Bibliography of maps of Sussex]
Printed Maps of Sussex 1575-1900. Lewes: Sussex Record Society, 1982. 8vo, cloth & d/w; pp. xxxvii + 439, 40 half-tone plates. With loose corrigenda slip. Spine of d/w faded.
A collector's list of his maps, one of the most comprehensive examinations of a county's maps.
[Ref: 8084]    £25.00 ($33 • €28 rates)

 London Maps 

WHITFIELD, Peter. [A history of London through maps]
London: A Life in Maps. London: British Library, 2006. New. 4to, illus. covers, pp.208.
The history of London is vividly illustrated by maps that have been drawn and published over the past 500 years, covering the devastation of the Great Fire; the emergence of the West End as a place of fashion; the building of the docks; the coming of the railway age & the impact of two World Wars.
[Ref: 12441]    £20.00 ($26 • €22 rates)

GARLAND, Ken. [The history of London's iconic Tube map]
Mr Beck's Underground Map. Harrow: Capital Transport Publishing, 2008. Illustrated boards, pp. 80, illustrated. New.
The story behind Henry Beck's 'electric circuit' map of the London Underground,
[Ref: 18255]    £12.95 ($17 • €15 rates)

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