British Isles Maps

Waldseemuller's 'modern' map of the British Isles


Tabu. Moder. Anglie & Hiber.
Lyons: Melchior & Gaspar Trechsel, 1535. Coloured woodcut, printed area 410 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 22846


16th century Dutch map of the British Isles

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio.
Antwerp: 1585, Latin edition. Original colour with additions. 345 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 22753


The first atlas issue of the Jodocus Hondius map of the British Isles

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula.
Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius, 1633, German text edition. Coloured. 380 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 23008


A scarce miniature map of the British Isles

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Anglia Scotia et Hibernia.
Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu, 1639. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 22090


The famous map depicting Anglo-Saxon Britain

BLAEU, Johannes.

Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum presertim durante illorum Heptarchia.
Amsterdam, c1646, Latin text edition. Coloured. 415 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 23593


The route of Saint Ursula and the 11,000 virgin martyrs


Tabula Britanniaru Exhibens I. Partem Itineris S. Ursulae.
Cologne, 1647. 310 x 385mm.

Stock ID : 23910


A scarce, separate-issue map of the British Isles with decorative borders

VISSCHER, Claes Janszoon.

Tabula Magnae Britanniae continens Angliam Scotiam, et Hiberniam nuperrimè edita per Nicolaum Joannis Visscher.
Amsterdam, Nicholaes Janszoon Visscher, c.1650. Coloured. 460 x 545mm.

Stock ID : 23728


17th century map of the British Isles


Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae nova Descriptio.
Amsterdam: Aegidius Jansonius Valckenier, c. 1661. Coloured. 215 x 265mm.

Stock ID : 23654


First edition of Du Val's folio map of the British Isles

DU VAL, Pierre.

Carte des Isles Britaniques où Sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre, et d'Escosse, que nous appellons Grande Bretagne et celui d'Irlande..
Paris, 1665. Original colour. 475 x 350mm,

Stock ID : 19059


A rare map of the British Isles with a prospect of the Great Fire of 1666

HOLLAR, Wenceslaus.

A new and Exact Map of Great Brityannie Containing the three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, with the Principality of Wales etc, as also An Addition of severall of y.e Cheeef Citties belonging to the sayd kingdomes.
London: John Overton, 1667. 425 x 535mm.

Stock ID : 24086


A Dutch map of the British Isles, celebrating the Glorious Revolution

ALLARD, Carel.

Accuratissima Angliae Scotiae Et Hiberniae Tab, De N.vo in lucem edita à Carolo Allard.
Amsterdam, Allard, c.1690. Fine original colour. Map 510 x 590mm, with rare gazetteer side panels, total width 1170mm.

Stock ID : 22276


17th century map of the British Isles on two sheets

JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert.

Les Isles Britanniques; qui Contiennent les Royaumes d'Angleterre, Escosse, et Irlande
Paris, 1692. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 575 x 890mm.

Stock ID : 14463


The Saxon Heptarchy


Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonium presertim durante illorum Heptarchia.
Amsterdam, c.1700, blank verso. Old colour. 415 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 18100


Early 18th century map of the British Isles

FER, Nicolas de.

Les Isles Britaniques, ou sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Escosse et d'Irlande.
Paris, 1705. 220 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 23765


Inselin's Jacobite map of the British Isles

INSELIN, Charles.

Carte des Royaumes d'Angleterre d'Ecosse et d'Irlande avec Les Costes Maritimes de France, Pais-Bas, d'Allemagne, Danmarck et Norwege, qui environment de Mer du Nord, ou sont marquez les Bancs et les Sondes &c. Dressée, sur plusiers cartes particulieres, memoires, et autres faites sur les lieux; par Operations Geometriques, Gravée et Dediée Au Roy D'Angleterre D'Ecosse et d'Irlande.
Paris: Bernard Jaillot, 1715. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 635 x 840mm.

Stock ID : 20556


Map of the British Isles from a military pocket atlas

LA FEUILLE, Daniel de.

Les Iles Britanniques ou les Royaumes D'Angleterre, D'Ecosse et D'Irlande Avec les Iles qui en dependent.
Amsterdam, Jeanne de la Feuille, 1729. Old colour. 160 x 160mm.

Stock ID : 19568


The route of the Spanish Armada around the British Isles

PINE, John.

A Chart shewing the several Places of Action between the English and Spanish Fleets, with the Places where several of the Spanish Ships were destroyed in their return to Spain, North about the British Islands.
London, John Pine, 1739. Coloured. 380 x 610mm.

Stock ID : 24088


An 18th century miniature map of the British Isles

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Accuratissima Angliae Scotiae Et Hiberniae Tab.
Augsburg, c. 1744, Original colour with additions to the cartouches. 210 x 270mm.

Stock ID : 22345


The Great Seal of the Commonwealth, 1651

SIMON, Thomas.

The Great-Seal of the Common-Wealth of England. done by Tho. Simon. This Engrav'd from a Curious Proof Impression in Wax which was in the Collection of the R.t Hon.ble ye Earl of Oxford; now in the Possession of her Grace the Dutchess of Portland.
London: George Vertue, 1753. 215 x 150mm.

Stock ID : 17363


Decorative 18th century map of the British Isles

LOTTER, Matthäus Albrecht.

La Grande Bretagne ou les Royaumes D'Angleterre et D'Ecosse comme aussi le Royaume D'Irlande
Augsburg, c. 1764. Original colour. 490 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 16431


Mid-18th century wall map of the British Isles

DESNOS, Louis Charles.

Les Isles Britanniques, où sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre et d'Ëcosse, que nous appellons Grande-Bretagne et celey d'Irlande.
Paris, 1766. Coloured. Four sheets conjoined, total 1060 x 850mm.

Stock ID : 16860


Janvier's scarce large-format map of the British Isles


Les Isles Britanniques Comprenant les Royaumes D'Angleterre D'Ecosse et D'Irlande..
Paris: Jean Lattré, 1791. Original colour. 490 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 16030


Map of the ancient British Isles

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

Le Isole Britanniche Antiche cioe' La Britannia Maggiore o sia Albione e la Britannia Minore o sia Ivernia.
Rome, 1799, original colour, 380 x 505mm

Stock ID : 13868


Uncommon Italian map of the British Isles


Les Isles Britanniques Assujetties aux Observations Astronomiques Combinées avec les Iteneraires Anciens et Modernes Par Robert de Vaugondy Geographe et Delamarche Geographes.
Venice: la Societa' Calcografica, 1800. Original colour. 495 x 600mm.

Stock ID : 16616


A folding map of the British Isles with fine hand colour


Map of the British Isles, Showing the Cities, Borough & Market Towns, Navigable Rivers & Canals with the Soundings & Sand Banks round the Coast.
Darlington: W.C. Hobson & London: J. & C. Walker,1840. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 1285 x 1000mm, folded into original full calf gilt box.

Stock ID : 20877


19th century decorative map of the British Isles


The British Isles.
London, John Tallis & Company, c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 350 x 250mm.

Stock ID : 23507


A Victorian educational map of the British Isles


Stark's Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Biographical, Mineralogical and Railway Chart of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Glasgow: J. Stark, 1851. Lithographic map with original hand colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1020 x 795mm, folded into the original covers.

Stock ID : 24080