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  •  Plate 53/54 Croydon to Reigate, Edward Mogg, 1817

    Plate 53/54 Croydon to Reigate, Edward Mogg, 1817

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING - ROAD MAP

30499 Plate 53/54 Croydon to Reigate, Edward Mogg, 1817. Price: 40.00

LONDON TO BRIGHTON. Part of the route. Strip road map. 5 1/2 x 8 inches. Early hand colouring. Good condition.

From Edward Mogg's Survey of the High Roads of England and Wales, Planned on a Scale of one Inch to a Mile, Including the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and every object, worthy of remark, whether situated on, or contiguous to the Road. Dedicated to H.R.H The Prince Regent (future George IV). Published June 2nd 1817 by Edward Mogg, No. 51, Charing Cross, London. Printed by Whittingham and Rowland, Printers, Goswell Street

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  •  Surrey, John Speed, 1676

    Surrey, John Speed, 1676

Published in the Reign of Charles II

Published in the Reign of King
CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

England's Most Famous Mapmaker - John Speed

22038 Surrey, John Speed, 1676. Price: 1,300.00

SURREY DESCRIBED AND DIVIDED INTO HUNDREDS. A fine decorative 17th century map of the county published by Thomas Bassett and Richard Chiswell. Inset views on Richmont and Nonsuch Palaces. Cartouches, compass rose and seven coats of arms. List of towns and villages with a description of the county on verso. 20 x 15 inches. Uncoloured. Two areas of matching very light water staining on left and right, otherwise fine clean condition.

From Theatre Empire of Great Britaine

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  •  Road Map Plate 40 / 41, Thomas Kitchin, c.1765

    Road Map Plate 40 / 41, Thomas Kitchin, c.1765

  •  Road Map Plate 40 / 41, Thomas Kitchin, c.1765

    Road Map Plate 40 / 41, Thomas Kitchin, c.1765

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

DOUBLE SIDED ROAD MAP

27727 Road Map Plate 40 / 41, Thomas Kitchin, c.1765. Price: 38.00

THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO DERBY COMMENCING AT STONY STRATFORD IN YE HOLY-HEAD ROAD PLATE 21. A double sided engraved strip road map. The side numbered 40 shows the rout from Guildford to Winchester passing through Godalming, Midhurst, Chichester and Petersfield. Title panel. 7 1/2 x 6 inches. Uncoloured. On the verso is plate 41THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO DERBY COMMENCING AT STONYSTRATFORD IN YE HOLY-HEAD ROAD PLATE 21. The route from Stony Stratford passes through Northampton, Market Harborough, Leicester and Loughborough. Title panel. Hand coloured. Good condition.

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  •  Surrey, Joan Blaeu, 1648

    Surrey, Joan Blaeu, 1648

Published in the Reign of Charles I

Published in the Reign of King
CHARLES I
1625 - 1649

17th Century

28930 Surrey, Joan Blaeu, 1648. Price: 750.00

SURRIA VERNACULE SURREY. A fine 17th century map of the county. Decorative title cartouche with hound and deer. Royal Arms and two garlands displaying seven other coats of arms and three blank shields. Plain on verso. 19 1/2 x 15 inches. Attractive hand colouring.

From Blaeu's Atlas Major

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  •  Surrey - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

    Surrey - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

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Victorian Fox Hunting Map

31063 Surrey - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851. Price: 60.00

SURREY. A good detailed lithograph map of the county from Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas showing the places of the Meeting of the Hounds. 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Co. Paternoster Row, London. Original outline hand colouring. Fine condition. Straight from the atlas so has not been sold as a single map before.

Shows Sir John Cope, Royal Hunt, Surrey Union, The Surrey, Mr. Napper and Crawley and Horsham Hunts

Provenance: George Hayhurst - Royal Fusiliers and Henry H. France

TITLEPAGE AND LIST OF HUNTS

  •  Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

    Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

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  •  Surrey, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    Surrey, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

Badeslade and Toms Information

Thomas Badeslade

Principally a surveyor and engineer working with his son Henry working on river improvements and fens reclamation

He started drawing maps of the Fens and waterways and was instrumental in a number of works in the first half of the 18th century. For county map collectors his one work was a series of very distinctive maps he drew for Chorographia Brittanniae engraved and published by W. H.Toms. First published in 1741 with a further edition in 1742 in which the maps show more place names. There were further edition up to 1749. The panel of information beside each map is particularly interesting listing towns in the county with their Market and Fair days.

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Shows Market and Fair Days

31115 Surrey, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 70.00

A MAP OF SURREY S. W. FROM LONDON. A delightful small engraved map of the county with scale and compass rose. To the left of the map is a panel providing information on Members of Parliament and listing the major towns with the Market and Fair Days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1742 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver. Nice good clean condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae

Provenance: In 1925 the atlas was owned by A. P. Hamilton

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

It is interesting to note that the atlas was intended for the use of his Majesty King George I for his tour through England and Wales. He died on June 11th, 1727. The dedication is to Frederick Prince of Wales, son of George II born February 1st, 1707 and who died on March 31st, 1751 at Kew.

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  •  Surrey, Francis Sydney Weller, c.1898

    Surrey, Francis Sydney Weller, c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

31226 Surrey, Francis Sydney Weller, c.1898. Price: 9.50

SURREY. A colour print lithograph county map. Includes the railways at that time. 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Good condition.

From: The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England Wales

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  •  Surrey, Reuben Ramble 1844

    Surrey, Reuben Ramble 1844

  •  Surrey Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

    Surrey Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

Reuben Ramble Information

Reuben Ramble

Reuben Ramble was a pseudonym of the Reverend Samuel Clark (1810 - 1875). The Rector of Eaton-Bishop in Herefordshire and later a curate in Northamptonshire. He wrote geography books for children being in partnership with the publisher William Darton from c.1836 to 1843. Many copies of Reuben Ramble's Travels will no doubt have been lost over the years through mistreatment by children. I have seen specimens with added drawings, scribbles and doodles done with pencil and crayons during the time I have been dealing in maps. An interesting and whimsical addition for your map collection.

Early Hand Colouring

For the Map Collector

31387 Surrey, Reuben Ramble, c1845. Price: 125.00

SURREY. An uncommon lithograph miniature map of the county surrounded by a wide border of vignette views of local scenes including the Epsom Racecourse and Farmland. The maps first appeared in Miller’s New Miniature Atlas published in 1810. The decorative views were added and the maps republished by Darton & Clark in “Reuben Ramble’s Travels Through the Counties of England” in 1844. 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. This is the size of overall area and not the contained map. Original hand colouring. With this map is the original double sided page of text describing the county.

Reuben Ramble was a pseudonym of the Reverend Samuel Clark (1810 - 1875). The Rector of Eaton-Bishop in Herefordshire and later a curate in Northamptonshire. He wrote geography books for children being in partnership with the publisher William Darton from c.1836 to 1843. Many copies of Reuben Ramble's Travels will no doubt have been lost over the years through mistreatment by children. I have seen specimens with drawings, scribbles and doodles during the time I have been dealing in maps. A whimsical addition for your map collection.

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  •  Surrey, Carington Bowles, 1785

    Surrey, Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

Early Hand Colouring

31551 Surrey, Benjamin Rees Davies, c.1860. Price: 36.00

SURREY. A detailed lithograph map of the county. 16 3/4 X 11 3/4 inches. Original outline green colouring. Thick paper. Brown area in the bottom legt hand blank margin, possible an old repair. Small splits at the top and bottom of the centre fold. Otherwise good condition.

From The Weekly Dispatch Atlas

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  •  Surrey, Samuel Lewis 1845

    Surrey, Samuel Lewis 1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

Early Hand Colouring

31619 Surrey, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 34.00

SURREY. A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. Reference to the Unions. Scale and compass rose. 9 x 6 3/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good clean condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before now.

From Lewis' Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales

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  •  Surrey, John Cary, 1802

    Surrey, John Cary, 1802

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

Early Hand Colouring

31721 Surrey, John Cary, 1802. Price: 75.00

SURRY A well engraved detailed map of the county with title panel and compass rose combined. Scale. Imprint of John Cary dated 1793. With original page of descriptive text. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition. I have dated this map 1802 because the paper is watermarked 1802. The title page of the atlas is dated 1793.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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  •  Surrey, Robert Morden c.1753

    Surrey, Robert Morden c.1753

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

18th century

32056 Surrey, Robert Morden c.1753. Price: 185.00

SURREY by Robt Morden. A good detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Decorative title cartouche and three scales. 16 x 14 inches, 420 x 360 mm. Uncoloured. A few very light foxing marks but otherwise a good specimen of this map with full original blank margins. Original centre fold.

From Camden's Britannia

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  •  Surrey, John Cary 1787

    Surrey, John Cary 1787

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

FIRST EDITION

18th century

32066 Surrey, John Cary 1787. Price: 58.00

SURRY. The FIRST EDITION of this good engraved map of the county. Title panel with compass rose. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1787. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. A little dust soiling in the top blank margin otherwise good condition.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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  •  Surrey, Richard Blome 1673

    Surrey, Richard Blome 1673

Published in the Reign of Charles II

Published in the Reign of King
CHARLES II
1660 - 1685

17th century

32070 Surrey, Richard Blome 1673. Price: 145.00

MAP OF SURREY WITH ITS HUNDREDS BY RIC. BLOME...A late 17th century engraved map of the county. Embellished with a decorative cartouche displaying the title and scale. Dedication to the Duke of Albemarle with is coat of arms within a banner cartouche. 12 1/4 x 10 inches. Uncoloured. Small tears on edges of left and bottom blank margins. Brown marks in the left and right hand blank margins. Small slit at the top of the centre fold. Split at the bottom of the centre fold with old repair on verso.

From Blome’s Britannia

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  •  Surrey, Sidney Hall 1833

    Surrey, Sidney Hall 1833

Published in the Reign of William IV

Published in the Reign of King
WILLIAM IV
1830 - 1837

32084 Surry, Sidney Hall, 1833. Price: 39.00

SURREY. A detailed engraved map of the county. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Attractive original outline and wash hand colouring. Publishers imprint beneath dated 1833. Good clean undamaged condition.

From A New British Atlas

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  •  Surrey, J. Roper and G. Cole 1810

    Surrey, J. Roper and G. Cole 1810

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

Early Hand Colouring

32089 Surry, John Cole and George Roper, 1810. Price: 37.00

SURREY. A good detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Bears the publishers imprint dated of 1804. Explanation, list of hundredds and scale. 7 x 9 1/4 inches. Original wash and outline hand colouring. Some black marks in the right hand blank margin. Nearly all of them could be hidden by a sunk mount. Otherwise the map is in good condition.

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From The British Atlas

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  •  Surrey T. Badeslade & W. H. Toms 1741

    Surrey T. Badeslade & W. H. Toms 1741

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

Shows Market and Fair Days

32100 Surrey, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1741. Price: 70.00

A MAP OF SURREY S. W. FROM LONDON. A delightful small engraved map of the county with scale and compass rose. To the left of the map is a panel providing information on Members of Parliament and listing the major towns with the Market and Fair Days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. The early edition of this map with the publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1741 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver. Nice good clean condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae

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  •  Surrey James Duncan 1833

    Surrey James Duncan 1833

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

Political

32106 Surrey, James Duncan, 1833. Price: 56.00

MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SURREY DIVIDED INTO HUNDREDS CONTAINING THE DISTRICT DIVISIONS AND OTHER LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS EFFECTED BY THE REFORM BILL. A detailed engraved county map. List of hundreds, explanation, scale and compass rose. 13 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold. Small nick on the edge of the left hand blank margin. Otherwise good condition.

From A Complete County Atlas of England and Wales

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  •  Surrey Emanuel and Thomas Bowen 1762

    Surrey Emanuel and Thomas Bowen 1762

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

18th century

Early Hand Colouring

32110 Surrey, Emanuel and Thomas Bowen 1762. Price: 360.00

AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SURREY DIVIDED INTO HUNDREDS.... A fine detailed 18th century map of the county. The uncoloured pictorial title cartouche bears the names of Thomas Bowen and Emanuel Bowen. Interesting engraved notes around the map including a list of the Earls and Dukes of Surrey. Imprint beneath reads Printed for T. Bowles in St. Paul’s Church Yark, J. Bowles & Son, and Messrs. Bakewell & Parker in Cornhill, H. Overton without Newgate, T. Kitchin on Holborn ill, R. Sayer & J. Ryal in Fleetstreet. 19 1/2 x 16 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From The Royal Atlas

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  •  Surrey Saxton/William Kip, 1637

    Surrey Saxton/William Kip, 1637

Published in the Reign of Charles I

Published in the Reign of King
CHARLES I
1625 - 1649

17th Century

32122 Surrey Saxton/William Kip, 1637. Price: 130.00

SURREY OLIM SEDES REGNORUM. An early map of the county engraved by William Kip after the survey by John Norden. Two decorative cartouches display the title and explanation. Scale. 14 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. Small blank margins on the left and right hand sides. The condition of the map looks quite good from the front noting the repaired slit at the bottom of the centre fold. On the reverse side ones sees that a strip of adhesive tape has been put across the base of the map, partly up the centre fold and up part of the right hand side. The reason is not evident but probably just to add some strength.

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From Camden's Britannia

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  •  Surrey, John Cary, c.1806

    Surrey, John Cary, c.1806

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

32128 Surrey, John Cary, c.1806. Price: 59.00

A MAP OF SURRY FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES ENGRAVED BY J. CARY. A good sized detailed engraved county map. 19 x 15 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Folding creases as published. Two inch split at the bottom of the centre fold otherwise good condition.

From Britannia or A Chrographical Description of England Translated by Richard Gough

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for the lover of Maps, Roads and History

I was 19 when I got hooked on antique maps. There are quite a few of the early cartographers who we know a bit about about and their life stories make interesting reading. There is one English mapmaker who stands out as someone rather special who appears to have had a most interesting life. He is JOHN OGILBY. Yes you know he was the first to map the roads of England and Wales and yes you might have read that he had an interest in dancing. If you want to know more about the man who created that 17th century map hanging on your wall then you must read this book published in 2016 - The Nine Lives of John Ogilby by Alan Ereira. In this book the author brings a fascinating hidden history to light, and reveals that Ogilby's celebrated Britannia is far more than a harmless road atlas: it is, rather, filled with secrets designed to serve Charles II's sinister purpose.

You can order this book now and get it for less than the cover price of 25 pounds.

  •  The Nine Lives of John Ogilby by Alan Ereira

    The Nine Lives of John Ogilby by Alan Ereira

Excellent Book for the County Map Collector

If you can find a copy

When I started collecting and selling maps back in the 1960's there were very few reference books on antique maps. The first book I remember buying was Maps and Mapmakers by R. V. Tooley. Full of wonderful information but over the years there were periods when it was out of print. The Antique Collectors Club used to produce a large range of books on all kinds of antiques and in 1983 BRITISH COUNTY MAPS by YASHA BERISINER was published. To the best of my knowledge there has not been another book like it published. A most useful and informative work and essential for the avid county map collector. I think there was just the one edition. If you can get hold of a copy at a reasonable price my advice would be - Buy it. There is a link below that will search Amazon for copies on sale.

My well used copy pictured on the right still has its distinctive red cover illustrating Cambridgeshire by John Speed. The county I was born in.

British County Maps by Yasha Beresiner

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Back in in the 1960's I was fortunate to buy my first set of atlases by Joan Blaeu. It was in fact an incomplete set of seven volumes all bound in contemporary Dutch cream calf decorated with gold. The colouring was superb and in a way unique in that if I see any Blaeu maps now I would be able to identify whether they came from this same set. I bought the atlases at a well know London auction house having set off early that morning on the train from Chester. These were the days before the hated buyer's premium arrived. In fact if you were able to buy the atlases today at auction the buyer's premium alone would probably be about the price I paid for the set. I remember struggling back to Euston station with the volumes and was so protective that I would not even let the porter help me along the platform and onto the train. The atlases were later split and brought a lot of pleasure to a lot of my customers.

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