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  AFRICA 
 African Islands 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Terceira Island]
Tercera. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Terceira Island. 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: 14728]    £65.00 ($85 • €75 rates)


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 ($130 • €115 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 • €75 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 ($130 • €115 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 England 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of England & Wales]
England and Wales or South Britain London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of England and Wales engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16340]    £75.00 ($98 • €86 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 ($117 • €104 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 ($78 • €69 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 • €29 rates)


  LONDON 
 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 • €23 rates)


BARBER, Peter. [A readable study of London maps]
London: A History in Maps. London: London Topographical Society in association with the British Library, 2012. Oblong 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. viii + 380, profusely illustrated. New.
A fascinating look at the history of London through maps and views, both prints and manuscript. The author has been head of Maps and Topographical Views at the British Library since 2001.
[Ref: 17368]    £30.00 ($39 • €35 rates)


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