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  BRITISH ISLES 
 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 ($396 • €336 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 ($211 • €179 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 ($660 • €560 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 ($858 • €728 rates)


SPEED, John. [17th century map of the Isle of Wight]
Wight Island. London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 385 x 510mm.
The Isle of Wight, with inset town plans of Southampton and Newport.
[Ref: 14672]    £690.00 ($911 • €773 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 ($165 • €140 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 ($422 • €358 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 ($1,254 • €1,064 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 ($238 • €202 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 ($264 • €224 rates)


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