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  •  Cumberland, William Hole, 1637

    Cumberland, William Hole, 1637

Published in the Reign of Charles I

Published in the Reign of King
CHARLES I
1625 - 1649

EARLY HAND COLOURING

31646 Cumberland, William Hole, 1637 .Price: £155.00

CUMBRIA SIVE CUMBERLANDIA QUAE OLIM PARS BRIGANTUM. An early engraved map of the county engraved by Wiliam Kip from the first survey of the English counties by Christopher Saxton.. Decorative title cartouche. Scale with compass rose. 12 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Attractive mellow hand colouring. Good condition. In an ivory tint sunk mount with line and wash border.

From Camden's Britannia

The map an only be sent in the mount to a UK address

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  •  St.George's Channel, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

    St.George's Channel, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

SEA CHART

31028 St.George's Channel Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760. Price: 260.00

An untitled chart orientated with west the at the top. Includes the coast of Ireland from Belfast to Cork and the coastline of England and Wales from the Mull of Galloway to the Lizard in Cornwall. Embellished with a cartouche bearing a dedication to Sir Richard Rooth, Knt.Late Governor of their Mahies Fort Castl-ny-Park near Kinsale. 22 3/4 x 18 inches. Uncoloured. Lightly toned but good condition with no tears or repairs.

From Great Britains Coasting Pilot

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  •  Chart of Cork, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

    Chart of Cork, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

31027 Cork, Captain Greenville Collins, c.1760 Price: 300.00

THE HARBOUR OF CORKE. A fine chart of the entrance to Cork. A pictorial and rococo cartouche displays the title and scale. Imprint of William Mount and Thomas Page. 20 x 17 inches. Uncoloured. A little light scattered spotting otherwise good condition.

From Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot.

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  •  Gardner road maps Kendal, Ambleside, Keswick, Cockermouth. Egremond, Cockermouth, Carlisle

    Gardner road maps Kendal, Ambleside, Keswick, Cockermouth. Egremond, Cockermouth, Carlisle

THOMAS GARDNER ROAD MAP 1719

Based on the earlier survey of the roads by John Ogilby each map measures about 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches and is made up of usually six panels with a central title panel and unlike other road maps of the period each map bears a dedication to a named person.

From: "Pocket Guide to The English Traveller" published in 1719

31478 Plate 96 Kendal, Ambleside, Keswick, Cockermouth. Egremond, Cockermouth, Carlisle. Price: 60.00

THE ROADS FROM KENDAL IN WESTMERLD. TO COCKERMOUTH IN CUMBN. EGREMOND TO THE CITY OF CARLISLE BY THOS. GARDNER. A good detailed road map of the route displayed in seven strips. Title panel. 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Attractive hand colouring. Very small hole in the top margin repaired otherwise good clean crisp condition.

From A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller

This map is on offer again after having been sold in my Chester shop in 1988. At that time it had come straight from a copy of A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller that I was splitting.

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  •  Rutlandshire, John Speed 1611

    Rutlandshire, John Speed 1611

  •  Rutlandshire Text, John Speed 1611

    Rutlandshire Text, John Speed 1611

Published in the Reign of James I

Published in the Reign of King
JAMES I
1603 - 1625

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

ENGLAND'S MOST FAMOUS MAPMAKER - JOHN SPEED

31474 Rutlandshire, John Speed, 1611. Price: 420.00

RUTLANDSHIRE WITH OUKHAM and STANFORD HER BORDERING NEIGHBOUR NEWLY DESCRIBED. The first edition of this fine map of the county. Published in London by John Sudbury and George Humble whose names appear within a panel beneath the scale. Central strapwork title cartouche flanked on two sides by inset town plans of Oakham and Stamford. Other strapwork cartouches display the scale, compass rose and coats of arms. English text on verso. 20 x 15 inches, 510 x 385 mm. Attractive and finely executed hand colouring. Good clean condition with wide blank margins to the top and bottom.

From Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain

This map was last sold in 1988 at my shop in Chester. At that time it came from a first edition of John Speed’s atlas that I had split.

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Richard Nicholson

I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

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Are the maps old or are they just copies of old maps?
The maps are all genuine early specimens published in or around the year stated. A guarantee label is provided with each map.
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I am sorry, no. I had a map and print shop in the centre of Chester for 30 years. Since closing the shop the business is postal only except for the few maps that are available only for collection from Christleton.
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