19th Century

  •  Cardigan, Pembroke and Camarthenshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

    Cardigan, Pembroke and Camarthenshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

29860 Cardigan, Pembroke and Camarthenshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 13.00

SECTION XV. CARDIGAN. A colour printed map showing parts of Cardiganshire, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Good clean condition.

From: The Royal Atlas

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19th Century

  •  Parts Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

    Parts Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

29857 Parts Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 13.00

SECTION XX. PEMBROKE. A colour printed map showing part of Pembrokeshire and the Gower Peninsular. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Good clean condition.

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  West Wales, F. P. Becker, c.1842

    West Wales, F. P. Becker, c.1842

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

29952 West Wales, F. P. Becker, c.1842. Price: 18.00

WALES - WEST. A clearly engraved map showing part of Cardiganshire and Merionethshire with the coast from Barmouth to Cardigan. Drawn by F. P. Becker & Co. 12 Paternoster Row. Engraved on Steel by the Omnigraph, F. P Becker. 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Good condition.

This map has just been taken from the atlas and therefore not sold as a single map before. From: Fishers County Atlas of England and Wales Compiled from Authentic Surveys and Corrected to the Present Time with Geographical and Statistical Description of each County.

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  South Wales, John and Charles Walker 1851

    South Wales, John and Charles Walker 1851

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

30253 Part of South Wales, John and Charles Walker, 1851. Price: 35.00

SOUTH WALES. An engraved map showing Pembrokeshire with parts of of Carmarthenshire, Cardiganshire and Glamorganshire. Title panel and scale. List of boroughs with returning members. 12 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Imprint of Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne & Co. beneath. Good clean condition on stout paper. A nice specimen. This map has been taken from the atlas and not been offered before as a single map.

From: The British Atlas

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19th Century - Early Hand Coloiuring

  •  South Wales, John Cary 1793

    South Wales, John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

31074 South Wales, John Cary 1793. Price: 44.00

SOUTH WALES. A good detailed engraved map. Title panel and compass rose combined. Cary's imprint beneath dated 1793. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Centre fold. Old manuscript numbering in blank margin 196 and 197. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas

Titlepage and Annotated Contents Page
  •  New and Correct English Atlas

    New and Correct English Atlas

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

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18th Century - Showing Market Days

  •  South Wales, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    South Wales, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the Reign of George II

31122 South Wales, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 42.00

A MAP OF SOUTH WALES NORTH FROM LONDON. A delightful small engraved map of South Wales divided into counties 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. Centre fold. Uncoloured. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1742 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver. Small slit at the bottom of the centre fold repaired otherwise 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 intended 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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19th Century

  •  Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire, John Bartholomew c.1898

    Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire, John Bartholomew c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31243 Part of Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire. John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 12.50

SECTION XX PEMBROKE. A colour printed map showing parts of Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Centre fold as issued. Good clean condition.

From: The Royal Atlas

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19th Century

  •  Breconshire and Radnorshire, John Bartholomew c.1898

    Breconshire and Radnorshire, John Bartholomew c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31244 Part of Radnorshire, Breconshire, Herefordshire. John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 12.50

SECTION XVI RADNOR. A colour printed map showing parts of Radnorshire, Cardiganshire, Breconshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Centre fold as issued. Good clean condition.

From: The Royal Atlas

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For the Collector

  •  South Wales, Carington Bowles, 1785

    South Wales, Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the Reign of George III

31456 South Wales, Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 115.00

BOWLES’S NEW MEDIUM MAP OF SOUTH WALES DIVIDED INTO ITS COUNTIES AND SUBDIVIDED INTO ITS HUNDREDS .. A good detailed late 18th century map of the region. The title appears within a circular panel bearing the imprint of Carington Bowles No. 69 in St. Paul’s Church Yard. Beneath the map is a further imprint Published as the Act directs, 3 Jan. 1785. Around the map are interesting engraved notes pertaining to the county. 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Explanation and scale. Original outline hand colouring. Superb clean condition having been taken straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map.

From: Bowles’s New Medium English Atlas. The maps in this atlas are based on the maps by Emanuel and Thomas Bowen in their Atlas Anglicanus. The title cartouche has been changed as well as the addition of the distance in miles from London shown by some town names.

Provenance

  •  Sir H. George Fordham

    Sir H. George Fordham

  •  Titlepage

    Titlepage

  •  Signature

    Signature

This map comes from an atlas which was once in the library of the renowned carto-bibliographer Sir Herbert George Fordham (1854 - 1929). He was the first to attempt the systematic cataloguing of the maps of an English county. Born on 9th May 1854 at Odsey, a manor on the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire sold to the Fordham family in 1793 by the 5th Duke of Devonshire. The flyleaf of the atlas was signed H.George Fordham, Odsey, 1925. Further reading: Map Collectors' Circle No. 51: Sir H.George Fordham Carto-bibliographer by J. M. Henshall.

The atlas was later in the library of Professor Eva Germaine Remington Taylor (1879 - 1966) Distinguished geographer. Presented after her death to Birbeck College, University of London. Sold by their order at Sotheby's, London and purchased by Richard Nicholson

19th Century

  •  Cardigan, Pembroke and Camarthenshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

    Cardigan, Pembroke and Camarthenshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31500 Cardigan, Pembroke and Camarthenshire, John Bartholomew, c.1898. Price: 13.00

SECTION XV. CARDIGAN. A colour printed map showing parts of Cardiganshire, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire. Scale of 4 miles to the inch. Shows the railways. 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Good clean condition.

From: The Royal Atlas

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Antique Maps of Wales by John Booth

If you are a collector of Welsh antique maps and are looking for a good reference book then I would certainly recommend Antique Maps of Wales by John Booth. Mine is the first edition limited to 1,000 copies published in 1977 but there are later editions you could try and pick up. The main mapmakers are arranged chronologically and there is a good full page illustration to go with each.

Antique Maps of Wales by John Booth
Illustration from Antique Maps of Wales by John Booth

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