Antique Maps of Islands of The British Isles

A Map of the Island of Jersey.

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DUMARESQ, Philip.

Origin: London, John Cary, 1789.

Dumeresq's map of Jersey, a detailed map of the island from a larger sheet. Engraved by John Cary.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light age-toning, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 290 x 380mm (11½ x 15 inches).

Reference: 12871

Price: £190

A Map of the Isle of Wight, Portsea, Halinge, also The islands of Iarsey & Garnsey which are part of Hampshire.

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LEA, Philip.

Origin: Philip Lea, 1693.

A fine map of the islands of Britain, with most of the page taken up by a splendid map of the Isle of Wight and showing a fair amount of the Hampshire coast, other islands shown in separate maps are Holy and Farne island, Isle of Man, the Scillies and the islands of Guernsey and Jersey. With inset plan of Newport. UNCOMMON.

Condition: Uncoloured; a dark impression, trimmed close on three sides, with no loss of printed surface and enough blank paper to facilitate framing, signs of old folds from a smaller volume, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 370 x 495mm (14½ x 19½ inches).

Reference: 11855

Price: £980

Anglesey - Wight - Garnesay - Iarsey.

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AA, Pieter van der.

Origin: Leiden, c.1720.

An uncommon map of the islands of Anglesey, Wight, Guersey and Jersey. Similar in style to the Mercator-Hondius maps from the 'Altas Minor'.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning to the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 140 x 195mm (5½ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 12804

Price: £140

Anglesey Ins. - Wight Vectis - Ins. Garnesey - Ins. Jarsey.

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MERCATOR, Gerard.

Origin: Amsterdam, Henrici Hondius, 1630. Latin text edition.

Four maps on one sheet, the islands of Anglesey, Wight, Jersey and Guernsey.

Condition: Original colour; some age-toning, as is often the case, minor splits and nicks to the edges of the large margins, other minor paper repairs to verso, otherwise a good example.

Size: 320 x 435mm (12½ x 17¼ inches).

Reference: 11823

Price: £340

Anglesey Ins. - Wight Vectis - Ins. Garnesey - Ins. Jarsey.

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MERCATOR, Gerard. - HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Origin: Amsterdam, c.1635.

Four maps on one sheet, the islands of Anglesey, Wight, Jersey and Guernsey.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning to the margins, very slight show through of text from verso as is often the case with this edition, otherwise fine.

Size: 125 x 170mm (5 x 6¾ inches).

Reference: 12786

Price: £98

Anglesey Ins. - Wight Vectis - Ins. Garnesey - Ins. Jarsey.

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MERCATOR, Gerard.

Origin: Amsterdam, Henrici Hondius, 1619. French text edition.

Four maps on one sheet, the islands of Anglesey, Wight, Jersey and Guernsey.

Condition: Coloured; some light age-toning, from the mount of a previous framing, overall a fine example.

Size: 320 x 435mm (12½ x 17¼ inches).

Reference: 12872

Price: £310

Anglesey Ins.- Wight ol. Vectis. - Garnesay. - Ins Iarsay.

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[BERTIUS, Petrus.].

Origin: Amsterdam, 1639.

Four miniature maps on one sheet. Probably engraved by Petrus Bertius and published in the Camden (abridged) by Guilielmum Blaeu.

Condition: Uncoloured; age-toning and marginal staining, otherwise a good example.

Size: 95 x 135mm (3¾ x 5¼ inches).

Reference: 12768

Price: £90

Anglesey/Wight Vectis olim/Garnesay/Jarsay.

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MERCATOR, Gerard.

Origin: Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius & Johannis CLOPPENBURG, 1630.

Four maps on one sheet, the islands of Anglesey, Wight, Guernsey and Jersey. Possibly engraved by Petrus Kærius. From the rare Cloppenburg edition - a larger format edition of Mercator's pocket atlas.

Condition: Colour; slight age-toning of paper, cut close at left margin, with no loss, some short marginal nicks and tears repaired, otherwise good.

Size: 190 x 260mm (7½ x 10¼ inches).

Reference: 10605

Price: £168

Anglesey/Wight Vectis olim/Garnesay/Jarsay.

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MERCATOR, Gerard.

Origin: Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius & Johannis CLOPPENBURG, 1630.

Four maps on one sheet, the islands of Anglesey, Wight, Guernsey and Jersey. Possibly engraved by Petrus Kærius. From the rare Cloppenburg edition - a larger format edition of Mercator's pocket atlas.

Condition: Uncoloured; small worm hole in upper margin, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 190 x 260mm (7½ x 10¼ inches).

Reference: 12788

Price: £150

Carte Particuliere des Costes de Normandie Contenant les Costes du Cotentin...…

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas.

Origin: Paris, c.1750.

A superbly detailed large chart of the Channel Islands. Shows the French coast and the Cherbourg peninsular and the islands of Aulderney, Guernsey and Jersey.

Condition: Uncoloured; very minor age-toning, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 595 x 810mm (23½ x 32 inches).

Reference: 7890

Price: £480

Channel & Scilly Isles, Isles of Man & Wight.

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PHILIP & Son, George.

Origin: Liverpool, c.1882.

Five detailed maps on one sheet; top three show Guernsey, Alderney &c., Jersey and the Scilly Isles. The lower two; Isle of Man and Isle of Wight.

Condition: Light original body colour; light toning and minor staining to lower margin, overall a very good example.

Size: 505 x 600mm (20 x 23½ inches).

Reference: 12791

Price: £140

Channel Islands.

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TALLIS, John.

Origin: London, London Printing & Publishing Co., 1851.

Two detailed steel engraved maps on one sheet, Guernsey and Jersey each with vignette views. John Tallis is without question one of the most renowned cartographers and publisher of the C19th. His maps are the last of the lavishly decorated and ornamental maps, considered to be works of art as well as geographically accurate. He was born in Stourbridge in Worcestershire in about 1818 and it is likely that he stayed in the Midlands working as a publisher in Birmingham, until he moved to London in the early 1840′s.

Condition: Original outline colour; very minor soiling in the margins, otherwise a fine unfolded example.

Size: 355 x 245mm (14 x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 7444

Price: £68

De Jersey et de Garnesey.

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MALLET, Alain Manesson.

Origin: Frankfurt, German text edition, 1684.

A fine detailed map of the Channel Islands, from the 'Description de l'Univers", a five volume work. Betwen the islands and the coast of Brittany is a finely engraved sea-battle and on the horizon the profile of parts of the English coast. This example is from the German text edition, with additional title outside plate mark.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and spotting to the margins, minor marginal soiling, otherwise a good example.

Size: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼ inches).

Reference: 12769

Price: £80

De Jersey et de Garnsey.

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MALLET, Alain Manesson.

Origin: Paris, French text edition, 1683.

A fine detailed map of the Channel Islands, from the 'Description de l'Univers", a five volume work. Betwen the islands and the coast of Brittany is a finely engraved sea-battle and on the horizon the profile of parts of the English coast.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning to the margins, minor marginal soiling, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 160 x 130mm (6¼ x 5 inches).

Reference: 11991

Price: £98

De Jersey et de Garnsey.

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MALLET, Alain Manesson.

Origin: Paris, French text edition, 1683.

A fine detailed map of the Channel Islands, from the 'Description de l'Univers", a five volume work. Between the islands and the coast of Brittany is a finely engraved sea-battle and on the horizon the profile of parts of the English coast.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning to the margins, minor marginal soiling, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 160 x 130mm (6¼ x 5 inches).

Reference: 12143

Price: £95

Die Englændischen Inseln.

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REILLY, Franz, Johann von.

Origin: Vienna, 1789.

A map of the Channel Islands.

Condition: Original colour; light marginal staining and minor spotting, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 240 x 315mm (9½ x 12½ inches).

Reference: 10839

Price: £210

Die Insel Guernsey.

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[REILLY, Franz Johann Joseph von.]

Origin: Vienna, 1789.

A map of the islands of Guernsey, Herme and Sark.

Condition: Original colour; slight soiling to edges of margins, otherwise fine.

Size: 190 x 330mm (7½ x 13 inches).

Reference: 6407

Price: £190

Die Insel Jersey.

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[REILLY, Franz Johann Joseph von.]

Origin: Vienna, 1789.

The island of Jersey in some detail, showing the sand banks, shoals and safe anchorage.

Condition: Original colour; fine condition.

Size: 205 x 330mm (8 x 13 inches).

Reference: 6409

Price: £160

Die Insel Jersey.

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REILLY, Franz, Johann von.

Origin: Vienna, 1789.

The island of Jersey in some detail, showing the sand banks, shoals and safe anchorage.

Condition: Original colour; light marginal staining and minor spotting, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 195 x 335mm (7¾ x 13¼ inches).

Reference: 10837

Price: £220

Die Insel Jersey.

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REILLY, Franz, Johann von.

Origin: Vienna, 1789.

The island of Jersey in some detail, showing the sand banks, shoals and safe anchorage.

Condition: Original colour; light marginal staining and minor spotting, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 200 x 335mm (7¾ x 13¼ inches).

Reference: 10840

Price: £210

Guernsey.

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SELLER, John.

Origin: London, c.1773.

A re-issue of the Seller plate, from Grose's 'Antiquities of England and Wales'. Has text below the map.

Condition: Light original colour; overall a very good example.

Size: 120 x 145mm (4¾ x 5¾ inches).

Reference: 12758

Price: £65

Holy Iland; Garnsey; Farne; Jarsey.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-11, FIRST EDITION.

Four maps on one sheet. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius and published in John Speed's 'Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'.

Condition: Coloured; light soiling to margins, otherwise a fine dark impression.

Size: 385 x 505mm (15¼ x 20 inches).

Reference: 7992

Price: £530

Holy Iland; Garnsey; Farne; Jarsey.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-11, FIRST EDITION.

Four maps on one sheet. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius. From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning, slight darkening of the centrefold, some minor marginal spots, otherwise a fine dark impression.

Size: 385 x 505mm (15¼ x 20 inches).

Reference: 11466

Price: £620

Holy Iland; Garnsey; Farne; Jarsey.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-27.

Four maps on one sheet. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius. The imprint remains unchanged from an earlier edition and reads; Joh. Sudb. and G. Humble as publisher.

Condition: Uncoloured; light toning just outside plate mark due to a previous framing, other very minor spotting to margins, otherwise a fine example

Size: 380 x 505mm (15 x 20 inches).

Reference: 12763

Price: £480

Holy Iland; Garnsey; Farne; Jarsey.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-27.

Four maps on one sheet. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius. The imprint remains unchanged from an earlier edition and reads; Joh. Sudb. and G. Humble as publisher.

Condition: Uncoloured; light toning to the edges of the margins, overall a fine example.

Size: 380 x 505mm (15 x 20 inches).

Reference: 15390

Price: £620

Remote British Islands.

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THOMSON & CO, John.

Origin: Edinburgh, John Thomson, 1821.

Five detailed maps on one sheet; Isles of Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney - Isle of Jersey - Isles of Scilly - Isle of Man and the Isle of Wight. With two delicately engraved views of the Eddystone Light House and Freshwater Bay on the Isle of Wight, with in the distance, the Needles. Published by John Thomson & Company in 'A New General Atlas'.

Condition: Original outline colour; light marginal soiling and age-toning to the edges of the paper, very light toning to centrefold due to guard paste, otherwise very good condition.

Size: 500 x 600mm (19¾ x 23½ inches).

Reference: 11520

Price: £240

Remote British Islands.

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THOMSON & Co., John.

Origin: Edinburgh, 1817.

Five maps on one sheet, published in the "New General Atlas": Guernsey, Herm, Sark & Alderney; Jersey; the Scillys; Isle of Man; & Isle of Wight are all shown in some detail. There are also vignette views of the Eddystone Lighthouse and Freshwater Bay.

Condition: Original colour; light overall age-toning and minor marginal spotting, overall a very good example.

Size: 500 x 595mm (19¾ x 23½ inches).

Reference: 12759

Price: £210

Sarnia Insula, Vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Cæarea Vernacule Jarsey.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1650, Dutch edition.

The Channel Islands, with decorative figured cartouche and mile scale, other decoration includes sailing ships and the Royal Arms.

Condition: Fine original colour; waterstaing and a paper fault to the margins, minor soiling on the printed area, otherwise a good example.

Size: 390 x 475mm (15¼ x 18¾ inches).

Reference: 5834

Price: £420

Sarnia Insula, Vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Cæarea Vernacule Jarsey.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1648-, German text edition.

One of the most decorative maps of the Channel Islands available.

Condition: Original colour; light age-toning to the margins, light printers crease to the centre of the map, otherwise fine.

Size: 390 x 475mm (15¼ x 18¾ inches).

Reference: 12964

Price: £280

The Islands of Guernsey and Jersey.

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ROCQUE, John.

Origin: London, 1753.

Four maps on one sheet; the Channel Islands and including the Scilly Islands. Published in 'The Small British Atlas', published by John Rocque and Robert Sayer.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning to margins, some very minor spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 160 x 195mm (6¼ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 12807

Price: £85

The Isle of Man - The Isle of Garnsey - The Isle of Jersey - Alderney.

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MOLL, Herman.

Origin: London, T & J Bowles, 1724.

Four maps on one sheet, from 'A New Description of England and Wales, with the Adjacent Islands'.

Condition: Uncoloured; very slight age-toning, short tear to edge of right margin, trimmed close along top edge by binder, with no loss of printed surface, otherwise a good example.

Size: 200 x 310mm (7¾ x 12¼ inches).

Reference: 12772

Price: £120

The Smaller Islands in the British Ocean.

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MORDEN, Robert.

Origin: London, 1695.

The islands shown are: Wight, Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, Scilly Isles, Man, Holy Island and Farne. Complete with the relevant pages of text on the section from the atlas.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light marginal spotting fine dark impression.

Size: 360 x 420mm (14¼ x 16½ inches).

Reference: 11973

Price: £130

The Smaller Islands in the British Ocean.

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MORDEN, Robert - COX, Rev. Thomas.

Origin: London, c.1720.

Eight maps on one sheet, showing; Isle of Wight, Alderney, Farne, Holy, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles, Jersey and Guernsey. Published in Thomas Cox's 'Magna Britannia'.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine examplle.

Size: 175 x 225mm (7 x 8¾ inches).

Reference: 12906

Price: £80

The Smaller Islands in the British Ocean.

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MORDEN, Robert.

Origin: London, 1695-1722.

The islands shown are: Wight, Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, Scilly Isles, Man, Holy Island and Farne.

Condition: Coloured; light age-toning, minor staing to lower left corner, otherwise a good example.

Size: 360 x 420mm (14¼ x 16½ inches).

Reference: 12930

Price: £98

The smaller Islands of the British Ocean.

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BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, c.1720.

A miniature map showing the Isles of Wight, Man, Holy, Guernsey, Alderney and Jersey from the 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved' by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen. The verso has the road from Harley in Shropshire to Welshpool.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and minor nicks to margins, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 120 x 120mm (4¾ x 4¾ inches).

Reference: 11368

Price: £35