Antique County Maps: North East
Derby, Durham, Northumbs, Yorks.

A Map of Derbyshire.

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BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, c.1720.

A miniature map of the county from the 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved' by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen. The verso has the road from Midhurst to Winchester.

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

Size: 115 x 110mm (4½ x 4¼ inches).

Reference: 11418

Price: £28

A Map of Durham.

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BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, c.1720.

A miniature map of the county from the 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved' by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen. The verso has the road from Mould to Holywell, then Chester to Holywell.

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

Size: 120 x 120mm (4¾ x 4¾ inches).

Reference: 12634

Price: £28

A Mapp of ye Bishoprick of Durham.

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BLOME, Richard.

Origin: London, 1673.

From the First Edition of the "Britannia", Blome's larger series of county maps, decorated with cartouches around the title and dedication, based on Speed's maps. Blome, renowned as a plagarist, said "I do not own myself the Author, but the Undertaker of this work".

Condition: Uncoloured; minor marginal age-toning, otherwise a dark impression.

Size: 265 x 320mm (10½ x 12½ inches).

Reference: 5135

Price: £98

A New Map of Derbyshire, Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting its Roads, Rivers, Parks &c.

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CARY, John.

Origin: London, 1809.

From the first edition of Cary's New English Atlas, although the maps were issued in parts 1801-9. With the hundreds separately coloured.

Condition: Original body colour; light soiling and toning to margins, short centrefold split at margin, very light print offset of title cartouche, otherwise a good example.

Size: 540 x 485mm (21¼ x 19 inches).

Reference: 12236

Price: £68

A New Map of Durham, from the latest Authorities.

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LODGE, John.

Origin: London, 1790-95.

A rare map of the county originally published in the 'Political Magazine' from 1782-90. Engraved by John Lodge, this atlas edition of 1795 has the name erased. Ink manuscript details about the county on the verso.

Condition: Uncoloured; small brown spot, light soiling and minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 265 x 325mm (10½ x 12¾ inches).

Reference: 12831

Price: £68

A New Map of Northumberland from the latest Authorities.

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LODGE, John.

Origin: London, 1790-95.

A rare map of the county originally published in the 'Political Magazine' from 1782-90. Engraved by John Lodge, this atlas edition of 1795 has the name erased. Ink manuscript details about the county on the verso.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 325 x 265mm (12¾ x 10½ inches).

Reference: 12817

Price: £68

A New Map of the County of Durham divided into Wards.

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SMITH, C.

Origin: London, 1804.

unknown

Condition: Original colour; light age-toning and soiling in the margins, some minor spotting, plate has cut through paper at bottom margin with slight loss of paper, but well away from orinted area, otherwise a good example

Size: 440 x 485mm (17¼ x 19 inches).

Reference: 12242

Price: £58

A New Map of the County of Northumberland divided into Wards.

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SMITH, C.

Origin: London, 1804.

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Condition: Original colour; light age-toning and soiling in the margins, some minor spotting, otherwise a good example

Size: 495 x 440mm (19½ x 17¼ inches).

Reference: 12241

Price: £58

An Accurate Map of the County Palatine of Durham.

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BOWEN, Emanuel - KITCHIN, Thomas.

Origin: London, J. Hinton, No Date.

A fine and detailed map of Durham. Published by John Hinton (1st state). The production history of the 'Large English Atlas' was not an easy one and appeared to be plagued with financial difficulties. In 1752 or 1753, with only 28 county plates completed, Hinton finally sold his ailing project to the printseller John Tinney. In 1755 or 1756 Tinney was joined in a partnership by Thomas Bowles, John Bowles and Son and Robert Sayer. Their imprint was to be added to the new maps for publication in 1758, although any book production still lacked a title-page. John Tinney died in 1761 and it wasn't until 1762 that the atlas was finally completed together with the title-page with his name omitted. This map is an early example and a pre-complete atlas issue.

Condition: Original outline colour; light marginal spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 510 x 680mm (20 x 26¾ inches).

Reference: 11945

Price: £180

Chesterfield.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Chester in Derbyshire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting and surface soiling, old vertical fold from volume, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 260 x 245mm (10¼ x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 11758

Price: £23

Comitatus Northumbria, Veracule Northumberland.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1658, Dutch text edition.

A decorative map of the county of Northumberland.

Condition: Fine original colour; fine condition.

Size: 415 x 500mm (16¼ x 19¾ inches).

Reference: 10350

Price: £380

Darbieshire described. Anno. 1610.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, Sudbury & Humble, 1616, Latin text edition.

With insets plan of Derby and a view of Buxton with Saint Anne's well and a spring.

Condition: Uncoloured; fine dark impression, two small worm holes at centrefold, only visible when held up to the light, overall a fine example.

Size: 385 x 510mm (15¼ x 20 inches).

Reference: 12928

Price: £920

Darby Shire.

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MORDEN, Robert.

Origin: London, 1695-.

Published in Camden's Britannia.

Condition: Uncoloured; light marginal spotting and print offset, small paper fault to left margin, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 360 x 420mm (14¼ x 16½ inches).

Reference: 9446

Price: £90

Derby Shire.

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GIBSON, John.

Origin: London, Thomas Carnan, 1780.

A miniature map of the county from John Gibson's 'New and accurate maps of the counties of England and Wales'.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and age-toning to margins, otherwise very good.

Size: 115 x 65mm (4½ x 2½ inches).

Reference: 9566

Price: £52

Derby.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of the City of Derby from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales' and engraved by J. Henshall. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some minor spotting, sign of old vertical fold from book, otherwise a good example.

Size: 300 x 270mm (11¾ x 10¾ inches).

Reference: 11801

Price: £38

Derbyshire, described by C. Saxton Corrected & Amended with many Additions as Road &c. by P.Lea.

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SAXTON, Christopher - LEA, Philip.

Origin: London, 1693.

The Saxton plate of the county with amendments by Philip Lea. The Arms of Thomas Seckford are replaced by a plan of Derby, there are also views of the Cold Spring at Buxton and a Tiding Well, with another showing "ye Devills arse in ye Peake" [sic]. Whitaker states that the Saxton plate passed from William Web (1665) to Lea in the 1680's, with an additional in 1689, another followed in 1693.

Condition: Coloured; signs of discolouration in margins from an earlier framing, otherwise a good example.

Size: 400 x 490mm (15¾ x 19¼ inches).

Reference: 15416

Price: £1150

Derbyshire.

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CLEGG, Ernest.

Origin: Leeds, 1946.

Drawn and designed by Ernest Clegg, this county map of Derbyshire was produced and printed by John Waddington Ltd. Waddington's are more known for their playing card production. Although 50 years old they are in fine condition, never having seen the light of day. The map is profusely illustrated with facts and figures pre and post war, from food production and diversity, to inventors from the area, and also famous names and places.

Condition: Bright original colour; fine condition.

Size: 515 x 390mm (20¼ x 15¼ inches).

Reference: 3962

Price: £42

Derbyshire.

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WALKER, John & Charles.

Origin: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Co., 1835-.

A detailed map of the county. Shows the places of the meeting of foxhounds and the areas are marked. From Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas.

Condition: Original colour lithograph; fine condition.

Size: 395 x 325mm (15½ x 12¾ inches).

Reference: 10568

Price: £32

Durham.

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SIMPSON, Samuel.

Origin: London, Robert Walker, 1746.

A rare map of the county from 'The Agreeable Historian or the compleat English Traveller'. RARE.

Condition: Uncoloured; slight spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 155 x 200mm (6 x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 7175

Price: £48

Durham.

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[KITCHIN, Thomas.].

Origin: London, Universal Magazine, c.1760.

Printed for John Hinton.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old vertical folds, minor toning, otherwise a good example.

Size: 190 x 200mm (7½ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 9684

Price: £48

Durham.

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GIBSON, John.

Origin: London, Thomas Carnan, 1780.

A miniature map of the county from John Gibson's 'New and accurate maps of the counties of England and Wales'.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and age-toning to margins, otherwise very good.

Size: 65 x 115mm (2½ x 4½ inches).

Reference: 9743

Price: £42

Durham.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Durham, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 315 x 190mm (12½ x 7½ inches).

Reference: 12108

Price: £28

Eboracensis comitatus pars occidentalis vulgo. West Riding.

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1607-32.

A map of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from an English edition of the 'Britannia', translated by Philémon Holland. Engraved by William Hole, from the Christopher Saxton survey of 1577. The Saxton map is of the whole of Yorkshire, therefore this example is one of the earliest separate printed maps of the West Riding. State III with plate number 48 added in the bottom left corner.

Condition: Coloured; light toning in the margins, centrefold split in lower margin, top left corner of margin torn off, this would be covered in mounting, otherwise good example.

Size: 260 x 320mm (10¼ x 12½ inches).

Reference: 15420

Price: £130

Eboracensis comitatus. East Riding.

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1607-10.

A map of the East Riding of Yorkshire, from the first English edition of the 'Britannia', translated by Philémon Holland. Engraved by William Hole, from the Christopher Saxton survey of 1577. The Saxton map is of the whole of Yorkshire, therefore this example is one of the earliest separate printed maps of the East Riding.

Condition: Coloured; light toning in the margins, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 200 x 245mm (7¾ x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 15421

Price: £140

Episcopatus Dunelmensis vulgo The Bishoprick of Durham.

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MORDEN, Robert.

Origin: London, 1695-.

Published in Camden's Britannia.

Condition: Coloured; dark impression, trimmed close at side margins, but with enough blank paper to facilitate framing, otherwise very good.

Size: 365 x 420mm (14¼ x 16½ inches).

Reference: 9533

Price: £90

Gateshead.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Gateshead in Durham from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales' and engraved by J. Henshall. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some minor spotting and soiling in the margins, otherwise a good example.

Size: 320 x 170mm (12½ x 6¾ inches).

Reference: 11802

Price: £25

Insula Sacra vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne.

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BLAEU, Willem.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1662.

Farne and Holy Islands off the coast of Northumberland, the Abbey, the old fort and the town are clearly marked. From Blaeu's Atlas Major, with Dutch text on verso.

Condition: Original colour; some age-toning to the edges of the margins, signs of light toning just outside platemark due to a previous frame, overall a good example.

Size: 390 x 465mm (15¼ x 18¼ inches).

Reference: 6206

Price: £210

Insula Sacra; vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1654, Dutch text edition.

From Blaeu's Atlas Major, with Dutch text on verso.

Condition: Fine original colour; light age-toning to the edges of the margins, very slight staining above Oceanus Germanicus, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 390 x 475mm (15¼ x 18¾ inches).

Reference: 9163

Price: £180

Insula Sacra; vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1658, Dutch text edition.

From Blaeu's Atlas Major, with Dutch text on verso.

Condition: Fine original colour; light age-toning to the edges of the margins, minor worming to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 390 x 475mm (15¼ x 18¾ inches).

Reference: 10362

Price: £210

Leeds.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Leeds from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales' and engraved by J. Henshall. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some minor spotting and soiling to the margins, otherwise a good example.

Size: 330 x 220mm (13 x 8¾ inches).

Reference: 11807

Price: £45

Leeds.

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TALLIS, John.

Origin: London, John Tallis & Co., 1851.

A superbly detailed steel engraved plan of the city of Leeds, surrounded by vignettes of St Peter's Church, Town Hall, Cemetery Woodhouse, Mill Hill Chapel, Kirkstall Abbey, Wellington Bridge, New Gaol and barges on the canal. 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: Uncoloured; very minor spotting and light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 360 x 500mm (14¼ x 19¾ inches).

Reference: 12565

Price: £190

Map of the County Palatine of Durham from an Actual Survey.

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GREENWOOD, C. & J.

Origin: London, Greenwood & Co., 1834.

One of the last large series of county maps, produced in competition with the Ordnance Survey, and consequently very detailed. Inset view of Durham Cathedral, also a key to the left of the map. Inset maps of "Part of Durham locally situated in Northumberland" and "Part of Durham locally situated in the North Riding of Yorkshire, 13 miles north of York".

Condition: Fine original colour; very light print offset, minor age-toning and soiling to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example without centrefold.

Size: 605 x 700mm (23¾ x 27½ inches).

Reference: 11485

Price: £95

Map of the County of Northumberland from an Actual Survey.

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GREENWOOD, C. & J.

Origin: London, Greenwood & Co., 1834.

One of the last large series of county maps, produced in competition with the Ordnance Survey, and consequently very detailed. Fine inset view of Alnwick Castle, also key and reference to the Wards.

Condition: Fine original colour; very light print offset, minor age-toning and soiling to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example without centrefold.

Size: 605 x 615mm (23¾ x 24¼ inches).

Reference: 11487

Price: £150

Newcastle upon Tyne.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Newcastle upon Tyne, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 320 x 190mm (12½ x 7½ inches).

Reference: 11735

Price: £42

North:umbriæ comitatus olim sedes otadinorum.

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, 1607-37.

An early map of Northumberland attributed to Christopher Saxton and engraved by William Hole. From the third edition of Camden's Britannia to contain maps.

Condition: Uncoloured; dark impression, light age-toning, one or two minor spots and minor marginal defects, otherwise good condition.

Size: 275 x 300mm (10¾ x 11¾ inches).

Reference: 10071

Price: £140

North:umbriæ comitatus olim sedes otadinorum.

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, 1607-37.

An early map of Northumberland attributed to Christopher Saxton and engraved by William Hole. From the third edition of Camden's Britannia to contain maps.

Condition: Coloured; dark impression, light age-toning, one or two minor spots and minor marginal defects, otherwise good condition.

Size: 275 x 300mm (10¾ x 11¾ inches).

Reference: 15419

Price: £130

Northumberland - Durham.

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PERROT, Artiside Michel.

Origin: Paris, 1823.

A miniature map of the counties with highly decorative border engraved by Adrien Migneret (1786-1840), the text by George Bernard Depping. Uncommon.

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

Size: 115 x 70mm (4½ x 2¾ inches).

Reference: 11792

Price: £45

Northumberland.

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SPEED, John.

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

With inset plans of Newcastle and Berwick. From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'.

Condition: Uncoloured; short split to lower centrefold in the margin, minor print soiling on right margin, otherwise a fine dark impression..

Size: 385 x 510mm (15¼ x 20 inches).

Reference: 12422

Price: £680

Pontefract.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Pontefract in West Yorkshire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 310 x 195mm (12¼ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 11957

Price: £21

Scarborough.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Scarborough from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, light soiling to right hand edge, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 320 x 200mm (12½ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 11729

Price: £38

Stockton.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Stockton, Durham, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some spotting and soiling, otherwise a fair example.

Size: 300 x 200mm (11¾ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 12341

Price: £21

Sunderland.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, formally Durham, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some light spotting and minor foxing, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 315 x 195mm (12½ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 12022

Price: £32

The Bishoprick and Citie of Durham.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-12, FIRST EDITION.

Inset plan of Durham and a battle scene at Nevills Cross between the English and the Scots led by David Bruse [sic] Anno 1346.

Condition: Uncoloured; two small holes in the upper and lower margins outside the printed border, some repairs to the centrefold, short marginal splits (repaired), otherwise a good example.

Size: 385 x 515mm (15¼ x 20¼ inches).

Reference: 11323

Price: £560

The Bishoprick and Citie of Durham.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-23-.

Probably engraved by Jodocus Hondius and published in a composite copy of Speed's atlas without a titlepage. The provenance is speculative, although there is no text on the verso the plate is unchanged from the first edition. The colour is very attractive and reminiscent of maps seen in the Hondius atlases of the early 17th century. As to why the maps were trimmed to the printed area and laid on thick paper is another mystery although it could have been done to form an atlas for a special commission. The former head of the British Library Map Department, R.A.Skelton, in referring to the 1623 edition of the 'Theatre', of which only three copies extant, mentions the large number of loose sheets without text that were published at this time and could be the source of this example.

Condition: Finely coloured, possibly contemporary with publication; dark impression, trimmed to the edge of the printed surface with no apparent loss and laid down on thick paper in the period. No text on verso, small nicks to the edges of the map, hardly noticable, light surface soiling, overall a good example with superb early colour.

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

Reference: 12050

Price: £560

The Continuation of the Road from London to Barwick...

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OGILBY, John.

Origin: London, 1675.

From the first road atlas of England and Wales, surveyed by Ogilby. Sheet 7 the road from Tuxford, passing through Sherwood Forest and on to York (plan). Complete with relevant page of text.

Condition: Uncoloured; overall a fine example.

Size: 330 x 450mm (13 x 17¾ inches).

Reference: 9605

Price: £160

The North Riding of York Shire.

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KITCHIN, Thomas.

Origin: London, [Universal Magazine, c.1760].

Printed for R Baldwin.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old vertical folds, light toning, minor show through of text from verso, otherwise fine.

Size: 150 x 215mm (6 x 8½ inches).

Reference: 9728

Price: £48

The North and East Ridins of Yorkshire.

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SPEED, John.

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

With inset plans of Richmond and Hull. From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light centrefold toning in the lower margin, minor marginal spotting and age-toning to the edges of the paper, a pin hole sized rust mark near Bridlington, otherwise a fine dark impression.

Size: 390 x 520mm (15¼ x 20½ inches).

Reference: 10724

Price: £1050

The West Riding of York-Shire.

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BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, c.1720.

A miniature map of the West Riding from the 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved' by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen. The verso has the road from Bridport to Dorchester and then Plymouth to Dartmouth.

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

Size: 120 x 120mm (4¾ x 4¾ inches).

Reference: 12631

Price: £36

The West Ridinge of Yorkshyre with the most famous and fayre Citie Yorke Described. 1610.

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SPEED, John.

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

The decoration includes a large inset plan of York with a 46-point key, four armorials of the Dukes of York (including Charles I), a Royal Crest and a large title cartouche.

Condition: Finely coloured; light spotting to the margins, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 380 x 500mm (15 x 19¾ inches).

Reference: 12912

Price: £780

The West Ridinge of Yorkshyre with the most famous and fayre Citie Yorke Described. 1610.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury and George Humble, 1612-16, Latin text edition.

The decoration includes a large inset plan of York with a 46-point key, four armorials of the Dukes of York (including Charles I), a Royal Crest and a large title cartouche. From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine', the Latin edition is arguably the rarest of all editions, being produced for the overseas market. Thomas Chubb states in his book, "The Latin edition of Speed's atlas of great Britain and Ireland is extremely rare, it was not until 1918 that the British Museum obtained a copy".

Condition: Uncoloured; two small worm holes near centrefold, only visible when held up to the light, overall a fine dark impression, it would be difficult to find a better example.

Size: 380 x 500mm (15 x 19¾ inches).

Reference: 15442

Price: £1580

Universi Derbiensis comitatus.

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1607-10.

A map of Derbyshire, from the first English edition of the 'Britannia', translated by Philémon Holland. Engraved by William Hole, from the Christopher Saxton survey of 1577. This example is one of the earliest printed maps of the county. State III with plate number 28 added in the bottom left corner.

Condition: Uncoloured; light toning in the margins, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 285 x 315mm (11¼ x 12½ inches).

Reference: 9720

Price: £210

York Shire.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1612-16, Latin text edition.

A fine map of the whole county of Yorkshire, with a decorative compass rose and the Royal Arms in the sea area. Bottom right-hand corner shows a pair of dividers measuring off 10 miles. From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine', the Latin edition is arguably the rarest of all editions, being produced for the overseas market. Thomas Chubb states in his book, "The Latin edition of Speed's atlas of great Britain and Ireland is extremely rare, it was not until 1918 that the British Museum obtained a copy.

Condition: Uncoloured; two very small worm holes near the centrefold, only visible when held up to the light, small light brown mark above cartouche in the bottom left corner, overall a fine dark impression, it would be difficult to find a better example.

Size: 385 x 510mm (15¼ x 20 inches).

Reference: 15438

Price: £1150

Yorke; Shrowsbury; Lancaster; Richmont.

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BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Franz.

Origin: Cologne, 1618, Latin text edition.

Three town plans and a view of Richmond Palace in Surrey, published in Volume VI (the last) of Braun and Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first collection of town plans. All are copied from Speed's county maps of 1611. Down the sides are eight costume vignettes, on the left the pre-Norman figures from Speed's titlepage, on the right contemporary dress. This plan only appears in the last editions of 1617 and 1618, hence uncommon and hard to find.

Condition: Coloured; minor nicks to the edges of the margins and some very minor soiling, overall a very good example.

Size: 310 x 425mm (12¼ x 16¾ inches).

Reference: 12898

Price: £780