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LOTTER, Tobias Conrad. [Miniature map of the British Isles]
Magna Britannia, Complectens Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae Regna. Lobeck, Tobias: Augsburg, c. 1762.
Small map of the British Isles by Lotter and printed by Lobeck.
[Ref: 17560]    £325.00 ($419 • €357 rates)

BOWLES & CARVER. [The British Isles at the end of the 18th century]
Bowles's New One-Sheet Map of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; delineated from the latest Surveys, London, c.1800. Original body colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 675 x 555mm. Repairs to linen.
A scarce map of the British Isles in particularly fine colour marking the counties, not just the countries of standard colouring. The title cartouche features a busy port scene. Henry Carington Bowles and Samuel Carver continued the family firm after the death of Carington Bowles in 1793.
[Ref: 17557]    £700.00 ($903 • €769 rates)

BOHN, Henry G. [Map of the British Isles, showing the railways]
Britain, or the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, & Ireland, with all the Railways. London, Bohn; 1842. Original outline colour. 310 x 230mm.
Map of the British Isles with interesting information regarding the Parliament of the Untied Kingdom at that time.
[Ref: 17581]    £110.00 ($142 • €121 rates)

RAMSAY, Andrew C. [A large rolled geological folding map of the British Isles]
Geological Map of the British Isles, by Andrew C. Ramsay, LL.D., F.R.S., Director General of H.M. Geological Survey. London: Stanford, c.1875. Original colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1510 x 1260mm, laid on canvas as issued. Varnish slightly browned, some surface creasing.
A large wall map of the British Isles, on a scale of 11½ miles to an inch, first published in a series of geological maps in 1875. Scottish geologist Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay (1814-91) joined the Geological Survey in 1841, succeded Roderick Impey Murchison as Director General in 1871 and retired in 1881. A second edition was published by Stanford with an added date of 1878.
[Ref: 17512]    £1,500.00 ($1,935 • €1,647 rates)

 English Counties 

SPEED, John. [John Speed's map of Kent, published during the English Civil War]
Kent with Her Cities and Earles Described and observed. London, William Humble, 1646. Coloured. 380 x 510mm.
Decorative map of Kent, with inset plans of Canterbury (with a 74-point key) and Rochester, and seven armorials and a Royal Crest above the map. English Text on verso giving details about the history of the county and its divisions into hundreds and parishes. It was published in John Speed's county atlas, the 'Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain', which was first published in 1612; this example comes from an edition published during the English Civil War, with an English text on the reverse.
[Ref: 16591]    £980.00 ($1,264 • €1,076 rates)

MORDEN, Robert. [A 17th century map of Northumberland, marking Hadrian's Wall]
Northumberland. London, c.1695. Original colour. 420 x 360mm. Binding folds flattened, a few small cracks in folds.
A map of Northumberland but also showing Cumberland in order to show the length of Hardian's Wall from Newcastle to the Solway Firth. Marked with castellations, it is named 'The Wall of the Picts' and 'Vallum Severi', refering to Septimus Severus, who refortified the wall c.210, after the failure of the Antonine Wall further north. The map was drawn up by Robert Morden illustrate Gibson’s edition of William Camden’s 'Britannia', first published in 1695. However this example comes from a different source: it is printed on much thicker paper than usual and has been folded for binding into a small format book.
[Ref: 17722]    £200.00 ($258 • €220 rates)

MALTON, James. [View of Stonehenge]
To the Society of Antiquarians London, This Plate, A View of Stone-Henge Wiltshire, with its accompanying Plate of explanation, is humbly dedicated by their obedient Servant, James Malton. London, 1800. 340 x 460mm. Repaired tears.
A view of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, from a watercolour by James Malton (1761-1803), 'View taken March 1796'.
[Ref: 17139]    £220.00 ($284 • €242 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 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 ($3,096 • €2,635 rates)

 London Maps 

CRUCHLEY, George Frederick. [London at the end of the Georgian era]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the New and Intended Improvements to the Present Time. London, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 420 x 600mm, folded into original slipcase with title label dated 1830. A few signs of age to map, slipcase worn.
A detailed folding map of London, published the year of the death of George IV and the accession of his brother William IV. Of interest are the parallel Old and New London Bridges, the 'New' being the one designed by John Rennie now in Arizona. The planned improvements at Charing Cross, in which the King's Mews was demolished to make way for the National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, are marked. HOWGEGO: 307, 4.
[Ref: 17650]    £650.00 ($839 • €714 rates)

DAVIES, Benjamin Rees. [Plan of London and its suburbs]
London and its Environs. Containing the Boundaries of the Metropolitan Boroughs, the different Railroads & Stations, The New Cemeteries, Roads, Docks, Canals and all modern improvements. London: Letts, Cheffins, Orr & Corss, 1847. Coloured. Dissected and laid down on linen, as issued, 555 x 700mm. Some wear to linen at folds.
A mid-19th century plan of London with fine original colour. With the advent of the railways extending the reach of Londoners, the map shows what was then the environs but are now the suburbs, with Teddington, Twickenham, Isleworth, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Hendon, Finchley, Walthhamstow and Barking shown north of the Thames, and Kingston, Richmond, Wimbledon, Streatham, Beckenham, Bromley and Chislehurst south of the river. HOWGEGO No. 372.
[Ref: 17599]    £850.00 ($1,097 • €933 rates)

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