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Maps

We specialise in foreign maps and charts of the 18th and 19th century of the following areas:

  • World maps and hemispheres
  • British Isles including England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
  • London
  • North America including USA, Canada, Mexico and Central America
  • South America and the West Indies
  • Asia including India, The East Indies, China, Japan, Korea, Ceylon and the Philippines
  • Africa
  • Russia in Europe and Russia in Asia
  • The Pacific including Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii
  • The Middle East including Palestine, Israel, Arabia, Persia, Turkey and Syria
  • Europe including Spain, Portugal, Greece, Italy, Scandinavia, Russia and Poland
  • Maps of discovery and exploration particularly Captain Cook
  • North and South Pole
  • A range of classical maps of the ancient world.
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Scarce map of the world in hemisphere by Johann Stridbeck date 1700

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Antique map of India by Thomas Kitchin published 1780. Hand coloured copperplate engraving titled 'Indostan or East Indies'.

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Large Pinkerton map of The United States of America published 1812. Hand coloured copperplate engraving. Pinkerton used the charts of the Lewis & Clark expedition 1804-1806 to show the course of the Missouri river.

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Antique map of The British Isles by Nicholas Sanson published 1672, hand coloured copperplate engraving.

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Antique map of the Middle East date 1614 from Walter Raleigh's History of the World in Five Books.

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Antique map of the Balearic Islands date 1662. Published in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu

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Antique map of Bermuda by Jansson date 1666. Hand coloured copper plate engraving. Published in Amsterdam

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Antique map of the world by Herman Moll shows California as an island date 1765