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 British Islands 

MERCATOR, Gerard. [17th Century Depiction of the "British Islands"]
Anglesey; Wight Vectis olim; Garnsay; Iarsay. Amsterdam, Henricus Hondius, 1628, French text edition. original colour. 330 x 425mm. Very fine example.
Four maps on one sheet: Anglesey, the Isle of Wight; Guernsey (and Sark); and Jersey. KOEMAN: Me 28a
[Ref: 11031]    £300.00 ($387 • €341 rates)

CLOPPENBURG, Johannes. Anglesey; Wight, Vectis Olim; Garnesay; Iarsay. Amsterdam, 1630, French text edition. First Edition. 190 x 260mm. Fine impression.
Four maps on one sheet: Anglesey, Isle of Wight, Guernsey & Jersey. Published in Cloppenburg's version of the Mercator 'Atlas Minor', probably engraved by Van den Keere. KOEMAN: Me 198.
[Ref: 7881]    £160.00 ($207 • €182 rates)

BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century map of the Channel Islands]
Sarnia Insula Vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Cæsarea, Vernacule Jarsey. Amsterdam, 1646, Dutch text edition. Original colour, 390 x 470mm. Faint printer's crease in sea area.
A decoative map of Guernsey and Jersey, with Herm and Sark, with fine cartouches in full colour for the title and scale, the Royal arms and vignette galleons. At the title of publication the Civil War was underway: George Carteret (c. 1610- 1680) was the baliff of Jersey and he defended the island against Parliamentarian forces until 1651. In gratitude for his loyalty Charles II gave Carteret a tract of land in America, which Cartaret named 'New Jersey'. Guernsey sided with the Parliamentarians, although Castle Cornet remained a Royalist stronghold until 1651.
[Ref: 16390]    £500.00 ($646 • €568 rates)

SPEED, John. [The Channel Islands from John Speed's Atlas]
Holy Iland; Farne; Garnsey; Jarsay. London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 380 x 510mm. Two small marginal tears.
Four maps on one sheet, including Jersey and Guernsey, engraved by Jodocus Hondius for The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine...'. With an English text describing each island on verso.
[Ref: 9877]    £650.00 ($839 • €738 rates)

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of the Isle of Wight]
Die Insel Wigh. Frankfurt, 1686. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Miniature decorative map of the Isle of Wight and parts of the south coast of England, including Portsmouth. Published in a German edition of Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers '.
[Ref: 17519]    £125.00 ($161 • €142 rates)

FER, Nicolas de. [An early 18th century map of the Isle of Wight]
L'Isle De Wight Dressee sur les Derniers Memoirs... Paris, c.1705. Coloured. 355 x 320mm. Repaired tear.
The Isle of Wight marking its main towns and topographical features, with insets below of the Scilly Isles, and Torbay, Devon. At the time of publication the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714) meant that the Isle of Wight was a prime target for the French navy.
[Ref: 13896]    £320.00 ($413 • €364 rates)

LEA, Philip. [Scarce map of the Islands of Britain]
A Map of the Isle of Wight Portsea Halinge, also The Islands of Jarsey & Garnsey Which are a Part of Hampshire. London: George Willdey, 1732. Original colour. 425 x 520mm. Old stamps on reverse inked out.
Rare antique map of the islands of Britain, first published by Philip Lea in his reissue of the Saxton maps. Most of the sheet is taken up by a map of Isle of Wight and Solent, with an inset of plan of Newport. The other islands are: Holy Island, Farne; the Isle of Man; the Scillies; Guernsey; and Jersey.
[Ref: 12088]    £950.00 ($1,226 • €1,079 rates)

REILLY, Franz Johann Joseph von. [Scarce map of the Channel Islands]
Die Englændischen Inseln an der Küsten von Frankreich. Vienna: von Reilly, 1789. Original colour. 285 x 360mm.
An Austrian map of Guernsey, Jersey, Sark & and Alderney, published in the very uncommon 'Grosser Deutscher Atlas'.
[Ref: 15028]    £180.00 ($232 • €204 rates)

REILLY, Franz Johann Joseph von. [Scarce map of Jersey]
Die Insel Jersey. Vienna: von Reilly, 1789. Original colour. 230 x 360mm.
An Austrian map of Jersey, published in the very uncommon 'Grosser Deutscher Atlas'.
[Ref: 15029]    £200.00 ($258 • €227 rates)

DE LA ROCHETTE, Louis Stanislas d'Arcy. [Large chart of the Channel Islands]
A Chart of the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, Sark, Herm and Alderney, with the Adjacent Coast of France. London, William Faden, 1781-94. Original colour. 720 x 530mm.
A very detailed chart of the Channel Islands, also showing Cherbourg, Mont St Michel & St Malo, with coastal profiles of the main islands. Although the engraved date is 1781 the map is printed on high-quality Whatman paper watermarked 1794.
[Ref: 16635]    £500.00 ($646 • €568 rates)

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