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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 127

Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Barbaria
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Three maps of North Africa, the city of Tunis, and Egypt together on one page. Published in "Hakluytus Posthumus, or Purchas his Pilgrimes", a collection of early travel narratives. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5943
Cartographer: Joseph Meyer
Title: : Bergsystem von Nord-America
Date: 1848      Size: 14 x 13 inches
Published: Hildburghausen
Description: The mountain ranges of North America. A detailed map with ten elevation cross-sections and a diagram comparing the heights of the principal mountains. Original colour.
Map Ref: AMER2314
Cartographer: Capt. James Cook
Title: : Carte de la Partie Septentrionale de la Mer du Sud
Date: 1794      Size: 15 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Chart of the North Pacific based on Cook's maps during his third voyage, marked on the map. This is a French edition of the work. Coloured.
Map Ref: AMER2313
Cartographer: Louis-Armand de Lahontan
Title: : Carte Generale de Canada
Date: c. 1705      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Second state of this influential map of Canada with its main emphasis being the exploration of the great lakes by Louis Armand de Lahontan.
Map Ref: CAN2984
Cartographer: Pieter Schenk
Title: : Le Gouvernement de Raguse, estant une Partie de Dalmatie, avec quelques isles
Date: c. 1730      Size: 20 x 11 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Two maps of the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia: the Republic of Ragusa (upper) centered on the modern-day city of Dubrovnik, and the islands of Cres and LoĊĦinj (lower) near Istria. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: CEU2223
Cartographer: George Philip & Son
Title: : Balkan States & Asia Minor: Industries & Communications
Date: c. 1910      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: The Balkans, Greece, Romania, and Turkey. Principal trading routes are marked with red lines and the major commodities produced by each region are labeled with red text. Printed colour.
Map Ref: CEU2222
Cartographer: John Boydell
Title: : The Course of the River Thames From it's Source to the Sea
Date: 1795      Size: 47 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Finely-engraved map of the River Thames showing the course of the river from its source to the sea. Drawn and engraved by John Cooke for Boydell's "A History of the Principal Rivers of Great Britain". (SL)
Map Ref: GB1973
Cartographer: Arthur George Watts
Title: : LMS A Map of the Lake District
Date: 1934      Size: 50 x 40 inches
Published: N/A
Description: A spell-binding Quad Royal pictorial map advertising rail travel to the Lake District for London Midland & Scottish Railways (LMS). Printed colour.
Map Ref: GB1971
Cartographer: Tobias Conrad Lotter
Title: : Ceylon olim Taprobana
Date: c. 1760      Size: 22 x 19 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Large and resplendent map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) divided into regions and embellished with a magnificent cartouche celebrating the island's bountiful natural wealth. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2658
Cartographer: Thomas Jefferys
Title: : The Island of Ceylon
Date: 1766      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Small, charming map of Ceylon or Sri Lanka engraved by one of the major figures in 18th century English map making. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2654
Cartographer: British Admiralty
Title: : The Harbour and Bays of Trincomalee
Date: c. 1835      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Superbly detailed survey of the Harbour and Roads of Trincomalee, a major port on the east coast of Sri Lanka.
Map Ref: IC2651
Cartographer: Archibald Fullarton
Title: : Island of Ceylon
Date: c. 1860      Size: 6 x 10 inches
Published: Edinburgh & London
Description: Sri Lanka. Elegant map of Ceylon showing topographical information as well as division of provinces. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: IC2656
Cartographer: William Faden
Title: : The Southern Countries of India from Madrass to Cape Comorin
Date: 1791      Size: 41 x 35 inches
Published: London
Description: Folding wall map of Southern India illustrating the routes of the British armies involved in the Second Anglo-Mysore War. Original colour. Original case included. Folded
Map Ref: IC2659
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : Indie IIo. Foglio
Date: c. 1785      Size: 16 x 12 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Southern India and Ceylon, as well as the Maldives. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2653
Cartographer: Perrier
Title: : Insulae et Regni Siciliae Novissima Tabula
Date: c. 1730      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Large scale map of Sicily divided into three regions, based on G. de L'Isle's map but here issued in Amsterdam under the imprint of Ottens. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: IT3347
Cartographer: John Cassell
Title: : Cassell's Map of London (Central Sheet)
Date: 1863      Size: 23 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Central London. From the West End showing Holborn and Bloomsbury across to Farringdon and The City of London, including The Tower of London. Coloured.
Map Ref: LDN6327