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Browsing Atlantic and Arctic.  Displaying records 1 - 9.
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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Low Estimate   High Bid
403 Cary's New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland. On Which Are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals... Britain
John Cary
1794
B+
$500.00  

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This large, incredibly detailed map of Britain is sectioned into 81 sheets and bound in "atlas" form. It covers all of England, Wales, and the southern portion of Scotland and depicts roads, towns and cities, rivers, canals and topography. Also includes a comprehensive 85-page "List of Places," a list of subscribers, and an index map. Complete. Blank sheets 62 and 80 not present, as issued, for...
404 [Lot of 2] Palaeontological Map of the British Islands [and] Palaeontological Map Sheet No. 2 Britain
W. & A.K. Johnston
1848
B+
$400.00  

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From the first edition of Johnston's scarce The Physical Atlas..., these two matching maps together describe the geology of Great Britain. The first map is the northern sheet which carries the full title in a panel with engraved vignettes of skeletons, fossils, and the head of a Saber-toothed Tiger. The lower sheet contains the legend which identifies an amazing 25 different geological ty...
405 [Lot of 3] England & Wales [and] England and Wales [and] Ireland England, Wales & Ireland
1758-1820
A
$110.00  

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A. England & Wales, by William Darton, published in Darton's New Miniature Atlas, circa 1820 (2.8 x 4.2"). This charming miniature map focuses on key cities and rivers.

B & C. England and Wales [and] Ireland, by John Gibson, published in Atlas Minimus, circa 1758 (2.5 x 3.8"). This matching pair of miniature maps appeared in Atlas Minimus, a poc...
406 Northumbria, Cumberlandia, Dunelmesis Episc. Westmorlandia, et Mania Ins. Northern England
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
$140.00  

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A lovely small map of the border region between England and Scotland including the Isle of Man. Decorated with strapwork title and scales cartouches. German text on verso.
407 Oxoniensis Comitatus Descriptio Southern England
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
$110.00  
Rare Edition of Atlas Minor Map

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This lovely small map is centered on Oxford and depicts the county of Oxfordshire. Dozens of small towns are shown and the Thames River is prominently illustrated. A large, decorative title cartouche completes the composition. German text on verso. This map is very rare as it only appeared in the last two editions of Jansson's Atlas Minor in 1648-51.
408 Warwicum, Northhamtonia, Huntingdonia, Cantabrigia, Suffolcia, Oxonium, Buckinghamia, Bedfordia, Hartfordia, Essexia, Berceria, Middelsexia, Southhamtonia, Surria, Catium, et Southsexia Southeastern England
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
$140.00  

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Appealing map of southeastern England including London, Salisbury, Oxford, Cambridge, Leicester and Norwich and the Isle of Wight. The map is filled with minutely engraved detail and is graced with an attractive title cartouche. German text on verso.
409 Yorke [on sheet with] Shrowesbury [and] Lancaster [and] Richmont York, Shrewsbury, & Lancaster, England
Braun & Hogenberg
1618
B+
$450.00  

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This handsome engraving depicts bird's-eye plans of the cities of York, Shrewsbury and Lancaster. Each plan contains a numbered key identifying important locations. At bottom right is a view of Richmond Palace, which suffered a fire in 1497, was rebuilt by Henry VII, and then destroyed in the 17th century as a result of the English Civil War. Flanking the views are historical figures representi...
410 Afbeelding van de Stad en Revier van Rochester, Chattam ... 1667 Rochester, England
Daniel Stoopendaal
1691
A
$200.00  

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Lively copper engraving depicting one of the most famous battles in the war between the English and Dutch. The panorama depicts the region of Rochester and the entrance to the River Thames, where the Dutch fleet destroyed and captured numerous British ships, including the Royal Charles. The city of Rochester is well depicted; the river and bay are filled with burning ships. The hills overlookin...
411 London London, England
Francois Halma
1705
A
$550.00  

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This elegant panoramic view presents London after it was rebuilt following the Great Fire of 1666. Centered on the Thames River, the view extends from White Hall to the Tower, with London Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral and Winchester House prominently featured. In the foreground are townspeople walking about the countryside.

This engraving appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae...


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