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Maps of the United Kingdom

Many fine maps of Britain and its territories were made by British and other European cartographers by the 17th century. The maps of John Speed are some of the most renowned. Speed began working for the royal customs office under Elizabeth I in 1598. Speed drew up a series of detailed county maps of England and Wales to be included in his atlas "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain." Master cartographer Gerard Mercator created a map of Ireland in 1606 which featured towns, rivers, lakes, forests and mountains. In 1552, Sebastian Munster used woodblock printing to scale London’s streets. Munster’s map of London shows ships in the Thames River and nobles in the foreground.

A 1650 map of the British Isles by Pierre Mariette and Nicolas Sanson represents England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland... Read more

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Emanuel Bowen, map Eastern Seaboard

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Boonton, NJ, USA

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Samuel Holland / H.D. Tyler, map early Manhattan

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Boonton, NJ, USA

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British County Maps 18th-19th Century Lot of 46

June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM GMT
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Hereford 19th Century Lot of 11 Maps

June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM GMT
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Leicestershire & Rutland 18th-19th Century. Lot of 18 Maps

June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM GMT
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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UK 18th-19th Century Group of 6 Maps

June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM GMT
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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UK 19th Century Lot of 10 Maps

June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM GMT
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Worcester c.1709 Map depicting a plan of the City

July 6, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Church Stretton, United Kingdom

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Newcastle Carlisle Railway - An important and hist

July 6, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Church Stretton, United Kingdom

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Selection of Mid-19th Century Maps to include Engl

July 6, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Church Stretton, United Kingdom

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ORDANANCE SURVEY MAPS

July 10, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
North Shields, United Kingdom

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