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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

WHITFIELD, Peter. [The history of London in maps and prints]
London: A Life in Maps. New Edition. London: British Library, 2017. Illustrated wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated throughout. New.
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. A new, enlarged edition of a book first published in 2006.
[Ref: 17640]    £15.00 ($20 • €17 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 British Towns 

VALEGIO, Francesco & ROSACCIO, Guiseppe?. [Chester]
Cestria, vulgo Chester, Anglie civitatas; Fortezza di Sopoto. Padua, Lasor a Varea, 1713. Two maps on one sheet, 85 x 120mm & 100 x 175mm, set in text.
Valegio's townplan of Chester, a reduced version of the Braun & Hogenberg; and a view of the Fortress of Sopoto, under siege.
[Ref: 9797]    £80.00 ($104 • €90 rates)


 Road Maps 

OGILBY, John. [Facsimile of Ogilby's 'Britannia' road atlas]
Britannia Vol 1. or an Illustration of ye Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales By a Geographical or Historical Description of the Principal Roads. London: Arthur Duckham, 1939. Oblong 4to, original cloth gilt; descriptive label on front pastedown; pp. (7)+101 facsimile road maps. A few signs of age.
A facsimile of Europe's first printed road atlas, originally published 1675, with a general map and 100 plates of the roads of England and Wales, shown as strip maps on trompe l'oeil scrolls. When Duckham's original copy of the Britannia came up at auction it was described as the only known example in contemporary colour.
[Ref: 18243]    £48.00 ($63 • €54 rates)


 British Islands 

Illustrated London News. [Pictorial map of the Isle of Wight]
The Isle of Wight London, ILN, 1858. Glyphograph, sheet 400 x 280mm.
Information on the reverse relating to the vignettes around the map which show Osborn House, Black Gang Chine. Shanklin Chine, Hambrough Castle and the Needles lighthouse. Published May 8th 1858.
[Ref: 15188]    £55.00 ($72 • €62 rates)


 Scotland 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Scotland]
Scotland or North Britain London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Scotland engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16341]    £100.00 ($130 • €112 rates)


 Ireland 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Ireland]
Ireland divided into Provinces and Counties. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Ireland engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16342]    £90.00 ($117 • €101 rates)


  EUROPE 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Europe]
Europe and its general divisions. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Europe engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16335]    £75.00 ($98 • €84 rates)


 BENELUX 

BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [18th Century map of the Netherlands]
Les Pays Bas François, Austrichiens, et Hollandois... Paris, Desnos, 1786. Original colour. 280 x 310mm.
The Netherlands, with a decorative title cartouche and separately-printed frame-like border. The original colour concentrates on the northern provinces.
[Ref: 7492]    £75.00 ($98 • €84 rates)


 The Netherlands 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of the Benelux countries]
Gallia Belgica. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of the Netherland, Belgium and Luxewmbourg. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14714]    £90.00 ($117 • €101 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Normandy]
Descript Frisiae. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Frisia, northern Holland. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14717]    £80.00 ($104 • €90 rates)


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