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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 73

Cartographer: George Lily
Title: : Britannia
Date: 1562      Size: 14 x 20 inches
Published: Venice
Description: RARE 16th century map of Great Britain published by Bertelli and probably engraved by Paolo Forlani [Shirley 70]
Map Ref: GB255
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Tabula Europae I
Date: 1571      Size: 16 x 12 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Great Britain on Ptolemy's model indicating Strabo's geography. Illustrated with ships and blocks of text [Shirley 89].
Map Ref: GB1702
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Albion oder Engelland
Date: c. 1580      Size: 7 x 12 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Early wood-cut map of the British Isles with gothic German descriptive text below.
Map Ref: GB1725
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Engellande / mit dem anstossenden Reich Schottlande / so vor zeiten Albion und Britannia haben geheissen
Date: c. 1590      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: Basle
Description: Early woodcut of the United Kingdom on an east to west orientation. Ships and monsters decorate the surrounding seas.
Map Ref: GB1745
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio
Date: 1592      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Early map of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Latin text on verso. Striking original colour. [Van den Broeke: Ort.16]
Map Ref: GB1869
Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Descrittione Dell' Isola D'Inghilterra
Date: 1604      Size: 6 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Great Britain. Early map orientated East to West embellished with sea monsters. Coloured.
Map Ref: GB1452
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : The Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Date: 1611      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Seminal map of the United Kingdom for the First Edition of "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine". Embellished with panoramas of London and Edinburgh, decorative cartouches and sea monsters. Coloured.
Map Ref: GB1860
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Les Isles La Grande Bretagne / Anglia, Scotia et Hibernia
Date: 1630      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Striking map of the British Isles. Johannes Cloppenburgh Edition, with French text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: GB1863
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Anglia, Scotia et Hibernia
Date: 1635      Size: 8 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Early miniature map of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Rare Michael Sparke edition, English text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: GB1882
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula
Date: c. 1640      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: One of the great antique maps of Great Britain, embellished with several ships and a sea monster and published by the Blaeu family, one of the publishers who defined the Dutch Golden Age. Coloured.
Map Ref: GB1896
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, praefertim durante illorum Heptarchia
Date: c. 1640      Size: 21 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Great Britain during the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy with side-panels depicting the conversion of the Anglo-Saxon kings to Christianity. Fine original hand colour.
Map Ref: GB1914
Cartographer: Henricus Hondius
Title: : Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula
Date: 1642      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid decorative map of Great Britain enlivened with a variety of vignettes and cartouches. Original hand colouring.
Map Ref: GB1850
Cartographer: Wenceslaus Hollar
Title: : [Great Britain and Ireland]
Date: c. 1643      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Early allegorical map of Great Britain and Ireland, with part of north western Europe published during the English Civil War (1642 – 1651) and Bohemian Civil War. Framed. [Shirley: 529]
Map Ref: GB1949
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabvlae
Date: 1649      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Early map of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland and with inset map of Orkney. With decorative cartouche, insignia and compass rose. Coloured.
Map Ref: GB1898
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Magna Britanniae et Hiberniae Nova Descriptio
Date: c. 1658      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Map of Great Britain based based on an earlier version by Jansson first issued in 1638.
Map Ref: GB1907
Cartographer: Richard Blome
Title: : A Generall Mapp of the Isles of Brittaine
Date: 1669      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: This map of Great Britain was published during the reign of Charles II, which accounts for the lengthy dedication to him below the cartouche. The map is an English version of Sanson's French map published several years earlier.
Map Ref: GB1904