1646 Rare Yorkshire by Johannes
Blaeu map titled, "Ducatus Eboracensis Pars Borealis - The Northriding
of York Shire." Decorative hand colored map of the North Riding of
Yorkshire, with a fine title cartouche of fishing, two royal crests,
thirteen family armorials and a blank armorial.
Rare Great Britain map.
19-1/2 x 15 in. $900
Westminster Abbey View. Color, copper engraving published in 1770 as an
illustration to the Royal magazine shows a view of Westminster Abbey
from the High Altar to the West End during a coronation ceremony. 8x10
View of Guildhall. Antique copper engraving shows the interior of
Guildhall, as it appeared on Lord Mayors Day in 1761. 8x10 in. $50
Sardine Fishery Scene in Cornwall, England. Antique wood engraving
published in an 1880 issue of Harper's Weekly shows several exterior
and interior scenes in the sardine fishery in Cornwall, England.
Accompanied by text. 11x16 in. $30
St. George's Hall and Line Street, Liverpool, England. Rare wood
engraving published as an illustration to a book in 1892 shows St.
George's Hall and Lime Street in Liverpool, England. Attractive print.
8x11 in. $30
C.1880 Color image of the inside of Christ Church Hall in
12 x 8-1/2 in. $40
French Map of the British Isles. Hand-colored engraved French map of
the British Isles was published in 1837. The map shows provinces,
towns, cities and geographical details. A table of statistic apears in
French on the right hand corner. 10x16 in. $60
Old Mitchell Map of England and Wales. Handsome, color map of England
and Wales was published in 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell. The map shows
counties by color, towns, cities, railways lines and geographical
details. Accompanied by the signature Mitchell
Johnson's Map of England and Wales. Large, color map of England and
Wales was published in 1860 by Johnson and Browning. Map shows the
counties in Wales and England, differentiated by color and listed in a
key in the right-hand margin. Attractive map shows geographical
details, cities, towns, railways, common roads, canals, and
battlefields. Map also shows smaller inset map of the Scilly Isles.
18x26 in. $50
Colton Map of England and Wales. Large, color map of England and Wales
was published in 1856 by JH Colton and Company. Map shows the counties
in Wales and England, differentiated by color and listed in a key in
the right margin. Handsome map shows geographical details, towns and
villages, capitals, railroads, canals, roads and battlefields. 18x28
Map of the British Isles. Color map of the British Isles was published
in 1873 by the Colton Company for a school textbook. Map shows major
cities, towns, waterways of Ireland, Scotland, England, Whales and the
Shetland Islands. 9x12 in. $40
View of Windsor Castle. Beautiful, color steel engraving published as
an illustration to a book in 1860. It shows a picturesque view of an
impressive Windsor Castle. 10x12 in. $50
View of New Westminster Bridge. Attractive wood engraving showing New
Westminster Bridge was published in an 1855 issue of The Illustrated
London News. 11x16 in. $30
Map of Westmoreland. Color, copper engraved map of Westmoreland was
published in 1761 as an illustration to a book. It shows towns,
villages, churches, castles, parks, inns and roads. The map also shows
four wards. Rare, collectible print, 8x10 in. $80
Oxford Sketches. Hand-colored, wood engraving published in 1n 1871
issue of Every Saturday shows a scuffle involving Oxford students.
11x15 in. $40
Regent Circus Scene. Large, wood engraving published in an 1875 issue
of Harper's Weekly shows a crowd gathered in Regent Circus, London.
Lovely detailed engraving. 16x22 in. $50
Beef-Eater Print. Wood engraving published in an 1878 issue of Harper's
Weekly shows a beef-eater standing at attention as children look on.
11x16 in. $30
House of Commons Interior. Large, wood engraving published in an 1869
issue of Harper's Weekly shows an interior scene in the House of
Commons. The title is "The Lobby of the House of Commons."
Views: Merton College, Oxford England. Two hand colored, engraved views
of Merton College: 1) The interior of the chapel; and 2) a general view
of the college grounds. On either side of the top image is part of an
article describing the college and its history.
11x16 in. $40
Strip Map of Roads from London England . Interesting hand colored
"strip" road map from the May 1765 issue of Gentleman's Magazine. Shows
the roads from London to five other English cities: Dover, Rye, Hith,
Margate, Ramsgate and Deal. Small towns and geographical features along
the roads are all shown.
8x12 in. $80
C.1880 Chromolithograph showing Ripley Castle, a 14th-century country house in Ripley, North
10-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $40
1792 Hand colored steel engraving
showing the Sherborne Castle, Oxfordshire. Published by Harrison &
Co., Paternoster Row, London.
10 x 8 in. $60
An engraved and original hand
colored map of London’s Newington area, showing the road system south
of the Thames River, oriented south at the top and extends from the
London Bridge and Tower, Westminster north to Kensington Common. A very
decorative title cartouche at top center, also shows proposed road to
Kent, St Georges Field, St James Park is shown in green lower right.
Condition: Good, small margins, right margin missing, six folds visible
size 14 x 8.75 image
A Plan of Alicante Basire, 1740 - A
wonderful original hand colored copper engraved Plan of the City &
Castle of Alicante, as besieged by the Chevalier d' Asfeldt Nov. 30th
1708 & surrendered by capitulation April 19th 1709.'' For Mr.
Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England.' by J. Basire.
An elevated view showing the city & castle of Alicante, with
surrounding roads & countryside, & showing warships in harbor
firing on the town, with 'The Dunkirk' & 'The Royall Anne'
indicated. Very detailed table of explanation to top right indicating
gates, prominent buildings, the mine, batteries, trenches etc.
Condition: Excellent with many old folds slightly visible, small top
and bottom margins with nice brilliant color throughout.
size 18.7 x 16.2 image
1831 Isle of Man - Hand colored copper engraving.
9-1/2 x 7-1/4 in. $75
Blaeu Map: Yorkshire England. Beautiful map from Baleu's 1667 Atlas
Major, showing the East Riding of Yorkshire in England. Title of the
map is "Ducatus Eboracensis, Pars Orientalis." Decorative frame of the
map title is in the North Sea. Eight shields show the coats of arms of
the Earls of Holderness (with two shields empty). Original outline hand
coloring on the county borders. Woods are shown as individual trees,
and towns are drawn as small buildings. The city of York is on the far
left side of the map image. This map is in excellent condition, with no
stains or tears on the map image. There is a small piece torn from the
upper left corner of the margin, which could easily be covered by
matting and framing.
18x24 in. $550
English Country Scene: Manor House. Beautiful, hand-colored scene from
Dr. Harris's History of Kent, drawn by Harris in the style of Kip's
views. Printed in 1719. Title of the scene is "Wierton, the Seat of Sr.
Christopher Powell Bart." Image is surrounded by a beautiful French
mat. Not framed. Image size is 15x17 in. Mat size is 21x24 in. $300
English Countryside Birds Eye View by Kip. Beautiful, hand-colored
scene from Dr. Harris's History of Kent, drawn by Kip. Printed in 1719.
Title of the scene is "Oxen Hoath, the Seat of Leonard Bartholmew Esq."
Image is surrounded by a beautiful French mat. Not framed. Image size
is 14x16 in. Mat size is 18x24 in. $300
English Country Scene by Kip. Beautiful, hand-colored scene from Dr.
Harris's History of Kent, drawn by Kip. Printed in 1719. Title of the
scene is "Aldington West Court, ye Seat of Richard Sheldon Esq." Image
is surrounded by a beautiful French mat. Not framed. Image size is
14x16 in. Mat size is 18x24 in. $300
English Countryside View by Kip. Beautiful, hand-colored scene from Dr.
Harris's History of Kent, drawn by Kip. Printed in 1719. Title of the
scene is "Fair Lawn in ye County of Kent, one of ye Seats of the Rt.
Honble. the Lord Barnard." Image is surrounded by a beautiful French
mat. Not framed. Image size is 14x19 in. Mat size is 18x24 in. $300
of the wreck of the steamship "Schiller" on the Retarriere Ledges, near
Bishop's Rock, Scilly Islands. Very nice hand colored wood engraving
from the May 29, 1875 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
11x16 in. $50
is a beautifully detailed copper engraving dating from the 1750's,
featuring the Clarendon Printinghouse in London. Top caption reads, "A
perspective view of the Clarendon Printinghouse, the Theater, the
Museum and the Publick Schools". Bottom caption states, "Engraved for
the Universal Magazine for Hinton in Newgate Street". 7.5x12 in. $60
nice hand colored copper engraving from 1771. Image titled, The Front
View of Belton in Lincolnshire. This print is in excellent condition,
and would look great in a frame. 8x11 in. $60
nice hand colored copper engraving from c1750. Two images engraved for
Chamberlain's History of London. Upper image titled, View of the South
Sea House. Lower image titled, View of the East India House. 8.5x14 in.