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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 23

Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : Dorsetshyre
Date: 1614      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Splendid county map of Dorset from the second edition of John Speed's seminal atlas "The Theatre of Great Britaine", the first complete atlas of English county maps. Inset map of Dorchester. Strong impression. English text on verso.
Map Ref: DORSET384
Cartographer: William Kip
Title: : Dorcestriae Comitatus
Date: 1637      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: The third available map of Dorset, here without Saxton's name but most likely based on his map of 1579. Reduced by William Kip for Camden's 1637 edition of the Britannia". Original colour.
Map Ref: DORSET408
Cartographer: Richard Blome
Title: : A Generall Mapp of Dorsetshire
Date: 1673      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive and rare 17th century map of the county of Dorset, accompanied by a panel listing the counties’ Hundreds, an embellished title cartouche and a dedication to the Hon Humphrey Weld of Lulworth Castle. Original colour.
Map Ref: DORSET404
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Dorset Shire
Date: 1708      Size: 9 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Rare “miniature Morden” county map of Dorset. Original colour.
Map Ref: DORSET405
Cartographer: Bowen & Owen
Title: : Dorset Shire
Date: 1720      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming miniature county map of Dorset, with descriptive text and table of distances between towns on the road between Bristol and Weymouth. Coloured.
Map Ref: DORSET394
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : Dorset Shire
Date: 1724      Size: 13 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: County map with borders illustrating local antiquities and a Roman amphitheatre. Original colour.
Map Ref: DORSET354
Cartographer: Bowen & Kitchin
Title: : An Accurate Map of Dorset Shire Divided into its Hundreds
Date: c. 1760      Size: 27 x 21 inches
Published: London
Description: Large county map of Dorset, the most detailed available at the time of publication. The map's empty spaces are filled with fascinating notes about the history and commerce of the county. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: DORSET403
Cartographer: Capt. Greenvile Collins
Title: : A Draught of Portland the Shambles and the Race of Portland
Date: 1785      Size: 24 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: Early chart of the Island of Portland on the Dorset coast also showing Weymouth.
Map Ref: DORSET353
Cartographer: John Seller
Title: : Dorsetshire
Date: 1787      Size: 8 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming county map of Dorset with a panel of descriptive text underneath. Coloured.
Map Ref: DORSET407
Cartographer: Richard Phillips
Title: : Dorsetshire
Date: 1808      Size: 7 x 4 inches
Published: London
Description: County map in original colour.
Map Ref: DORSET342
Cartographer: John Cary
Title: : Dorsetshire
Date: 1809      Size: 11 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Elegant and detailed county map with a compass rose an emphasis on the growing road network. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: DORSET395
Cartographer: Christopher & John Greenwood
Title: : Map of County Dorset
Date: 1826      Size: 61 x 46 inches
Published: London
Description: Separately issued folding wall map of Dorset based on a new Survey by Christopher and John Greenwood. Large vignette of Weymouth on the lower left. Original hand colour. Folded.
Map Ref: DORSET393
Cartographer: Robert Kearsley Dawson
Title: : Poole
Date: 1832      Size: 8 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Town plan of Poole showing the wards and various boundary lines based on the Ordnance Survey. Original Colour.
Map Ref: DORSET372
Cartographer: J. & C. Walker
Title: : Dorset
Date: 1835      Size: 16 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive map of Dorset with an emphasis on the political aspect of the county with outlines of the borough borders and lists of the number of MPs it returns to Parliament. Original colour.
Map Ref: DORSET397
Cartographer: James Pigot
Title: : Dorset
Date: c. 1840      Size: 14 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Bright, colourful map of Dorset with a vignette of Sherborne Church on the upper left. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: DORSET396
Cartographer: George Bacon
Title: : Plan of Bournemouth
Date: c. 1890      Size: 13 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed plan of Bournemouth placing it in the county of Hampshire. Printed colour.
Map Ref: DORSET373