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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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Tallis hand coloured map of British Isles date 1860

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Important map of North America by R. Seale. Hand coloured copper plate engraving, shows California as an island.

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Antique SDUK map of New York. Hand coloured engraving published 1840.

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Twin hemispheres of the world by Visscher date 1663

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Homann hand coloured map of the Americas date 1740

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Hand coloured engraving of China by Thomas Kitchin date 1782

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Map of Asia by Emanuel Bowen published 1747

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Thomas Bowen map of North America date 1790