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Map of the Celtic and Belgic Tribes, with their Towns and Trackways in Britain,
Map of the Celtic and Belgic Tribes, with their Towns and Trackways in Britain, as they existed at the first invasion of Cæsar. Engraved from a Drawing by the Rev.d Thomas Leman.
Engraved under the direction of J.Norris Brewer. Neele, Sc. Strand.
Published by J.Harris, Corner of St Pauls Church Yard, December 1st 1817.
Engraved map. 310 x 270mm, 12¼ x 10¾". Trimmed within top margin, with nick, split in centrefold, as normal.
Thomas Leman (1751-1826).
[Ref: 19991]   £110.00  
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England and Wales.
England and Wales.
W. Snow, Publisher Theobald's Road. [n.d., c.1815.]
Coloured engraving. Sheet 140 x 105mm. Laid on card as issued, some staining.
An anthropomorphic caricature of England and Wales as a grotesque man, frothing tankard in hand, riding a monstrous dolphin, his blue cape creating Wales. It is a smaller copy of Robert Dighton's 'Geography Bewitched'. This example appears to be an early state, before 'A Caricature of' was added above the title box.
[Ref: 42819]   £320.00  
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England and Wales
England and Wales Drawn from the most Accurate Surveys. Containing all the Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns & Villages. In Which are included all the improvements and observations both Astronomical and topographical , which have been made by Members of the Royal Society & others Down to the present year.
The whole corrected & improv'd by John Rocque, Chorographer to his Majesty.
[London: John Rocque] 1761.
Engraved map, one sheet only (of two). Dissected and laid on linen, with tab and title label in French mss. Superb original colour. 590 x 1000mm (23¼ x 39¼"). A few water streaks.
The northern half of Rocque's large format map of England and Wales, in exceptional original colour. It was published towards the end of the Seven Years' War, when the British were getting the upper hand and thus becoming the dominant world power. This is reflected in the superb title cartouches, which features Britannia with the Cap of Liberty, the British Lion and the Greek gods Athena and Mercury.
[Ref: 33686]   £480.00   view all images for this item
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A Card, or platt, of all the shire townes in England,
A Card, or platt, of all the shire townes in England, shewinge how farre they are distant one from another, & how scituate fro London, E.W.N. or Sth, wth a small Mapp of England ...
[Engraved by Jacob Florensz van Langren.]
[n.d., c.1660.]
Engraved distance chart and map, 240 x 210mm. 9½ x 8¼". Foxing, split in fold repaired but misaligned.
A chart of the distances between certain towns in England and Wales. Plate from Matthew Simmons' 'A direction for the English traviller by which he shal be inabled to coast about all England and Wales. And also to know how farre any market or noteable towne in any shire lyeth one from an other ... As also the distance betweene London and any other shire or great towne ...'. First published by Thomas Jenner, 1643.
Shirley: 468, II of III.
[Ref: 10701]   £650.00  
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Chart of the British Channel with the Opposite Coast of the United Kingdom, and the Republic of France.
Chart of the British Channel with the Opposite Coast of the United Kingdom, and the Republic of France.
Drawn and Engraved by J. Russell.
London. Published as the Act directs November 5th 1803 by J. Stratford, Holborn Hill.
Coloured engraved map, rare. 340 x 420mm, 13½ x 16½". Impression weak in places, especially the publication line, tears in binding folds.
Despite the title this map shows the British Isles as far north as Dublin, Liverpool and Spurn Head. The map's purpose is to show the potential landing sites of the feared French invasion following the collapse of the Peace of Amiens in May that year. A table lists the landing sites of various invading armies in Britain and Ireland since the Normans in 1066.
[Ref: 26308]   £280.00  
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An Alphabetical Table of all the Cities and Market Towns in England and Wales.
An Alphabetical Table of all the Cities and Market Towns in England and Wales.
Sutton Nicholls sculp.
[London: John Smith, c.1724.]
Engraving, rare in this pre cut state. 505 x 590mm (19¾ x 23¼"). Chips in edges.
An engraved table of market towns, edged with fourteen prospects of cities. On the left are London, Chester, Bristol, Yarmouth, Southampton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Hull; on the right are Portsmouth, Harwich, Plymouth, Dartmouth, Falmouth, Dover Castle and 'Leverpool'. The title is repeated because the sheet is usually bissected and pasted on the sides of 'A New Map of South Britain or England and Wales', the index map of Smith's 'Britannia Illustrata'.
[Ref: 45232]   £580.00  
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[Map of the Mouth of the Thames.]
[Map of the Mouth of the Thames.]
[n.d., c.1800]
Map. Printed area: 590 x 310mm (23 x 12"). Some staining, foxing. Two central creases as issued. Some small tears in margins.
A map detailing the River Thames from its mouth to London. Map shows parts of Essex and Kent, detailing flood plains, roads and towns. From J. Farington's 'History of the River Thames.'
[Ref: 33603]   £240.00  
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A Bird's eye View by Water from London to Dover.
A Bird's eye View by Water from London to Dover.
R. Havell Jun.r sc.
Published by R. Havell Jun.r, 77 Oxford Street.
Scarce aquatint with orginal colour. Sheet 350 x 90mm, thick paper. Trimmed close to image, folded twice, repairs to folds.
A rare map-view, looking down the Thames towards Dover, but ignoring the southern sweep of Kent.
[Ref: 39343]   £240.00  
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Carte des Entrées de la Tamise...
Carte des Entrées de la Tamise...
Par le S. Bellin Ingenieur de la Marine.
[Paris] MDCCLXIX [1769].
Large format engraved chart. 595 x 890mm (23½ x 35". Very large margins.
A detailed chart of the Thames Estuary, showing the coastline from Orford Ness south to Hythe, and the Thames up to London. Unusually for a chart, the main roads of Essex and Kent are also shown.
[Ref: 39402]   £480.00  
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