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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Islandia
Date: 1598      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Stunning example of Ortelius's landmark map of Iceland, featuring fabulous mythical sea monsters. Described as one of the first accurate maps of Iceland. Dutch text on verso. Superb original colour. [Ort 161., van den Broecke 2nd Edition].
Map Ref: SCAN2421
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Descriptio Islandiae
Date: 1606      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early miniature map of Iceland. Latin edition of Barent Langenes's map published by Cornelis Claesz.
Map Ref: SCAN2422
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Islandia
Date: c. 1615      Size: 18 x 12 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Iceland. Stunning map complete with an erupting Mount Hecla, decorative cartouche and a sea monster. French text on verso. Original Colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2405
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Islandia
Date: c. 1620      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early miniature map of Iceland. Latin text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: SCAN2423
Cartographer: Henricus Hondius
Title: : Tabulae Islandiae
Date: 1647      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Stunning Dutch Golden Age map of Iceland, complete with sea monsters, decorative cartouche and compass roses. French text on verso. Rich original colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2416
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Tabvla Islandiae
Date: c. 1650      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Iceland. Richly embellished decorative map of Iceland. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2411
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Isola D'Islandia
Date: 1692      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Beautiful map of Iceland, with topographical illustrations or mountains and volcanoes. Italian text on verso. Strong impression.
Map Ref: SCAN2429
Cartographer: Van Keulen
Title: : Noord Oceaan
Date: 1695      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Northern Seas. Unusual sea chart comprising of the areas of Iceland, Greenland, Ireland and West Scotland.
Map Ref: SCAN2162
Cartographer: Homann Heirs
Title: : Insvlae Islandiae
Date: 1761      Size: 24 x 20 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Iceland. Large and detailed copper-engraved map of Iceland. Latin text. Original Colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2420
Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Carte de L'Islande
Date: 1768      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Iceland. Decorative French map of Iceland featuring ornate cartouche and compass rose. Coloured.
Map Ref: SCAN2406
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : L'Isola d'Islanda Divisa Ne Suoi Distretti
Date: 1781      Size: 16 x 12 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Iceland. Elegant copper-engraved map of Iceland with decorative title. Italian text. Original colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2413
Cartographer: Sabine Baring-Gould
Title: : Map of Iceland
Date: 1863      Size: 14 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Iceland, marking in red the route of the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924). Printed colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2434
Cartographer: A.K. Johnston
Title: : Map of Iceland
Date: 1881      Size: 22 x 15 inches
Published: Edinburgh & London
Description: Scientific topographical map of Iceland, with inset maps of the Faroe Islands and Askja, a caldera (collapsed volcano) situated in the remote highlands of Iceland. Original colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2430
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Iceland
Date: 1899      Size: 23 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Iceland. Large and highly detailed map of Iceland. Published ot illustrate the paper by Dr. Thomas Thorogoddson, and with the detail of the coastline taken from British Admiralty Charts. Printed Colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2418