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Selected Maps

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: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Tabvla Islandiae
Date: c. 1650      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: 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: Large map of Iceland featuring Latin text and original hand colouring.
Map Ref: SCAN2420
Cartographer: Erichsen and Schoenn
Title: : Nouvelle Carte d'Islande
Date: 1802      Size: 22 x 17 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Beautiful map of Iceland highlighting the topography of the island taken from a survey undertaken in the mid eighteenth century.
Map Ref: SCAN2441
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: George Philip & Son
Title: : Iceland
Date: 1890      Size: 12 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Chromolithographed map of Iceland with topographical detail. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2439
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 to illustrate the paper by Dr. Thomas Thorogoddson, and with the detail of the coastline taken from British Admiralty Charts. Printed Colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2418
Cartographer: Geodetic Institute
Title: : [Iceland]
Date: 1930      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Reykjavik
Description: Vintage topographical map of Iceland showing the early road network as well as physical features and glaciers. Published both in Copenhagen and Reykjavik. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SCAN2443