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Blaeu “Hibernia Regnum Vulgo Ireland” … 1635

“Hibernia Regnum Vulgo Ireland”… 1635…Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571 – 1638)…  15” x 19.5” (38.5 cms x 50cms) …copper engraved,  early possibly original hand colour, from Théâtre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas (the French language edition of the Theatrum  or Novus Atlas). R. Baynton-Williams in “Investing in Maps” wrote that “The finest Dutch map publishers were […]

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Speed “The Kingdome of Ireland” … 1616 / 17 SOLD

“The Kingdome of Ireland” … 1616/17 by John Speed (1542 – 1629).  Uncoloured. 15” x 20” (37 cm x 50 cm). This map is the rare Latin edition and is in fabulous condition. It has been mounted and framed using museum quality conservation materials. Speed is recognized as the finest cartographer these islands every produced.  […]

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Speed “The Kingdome of Ireland” … 1676

“The Kingdome of Ireland” … 1676 by John Speed (1542 – 1629). Full later hand colour. 15” x 20” (37 cm x 50 cm). This map has been mounted and framed using museum quality conservation materials. Speed is recognized as the finest cartographer these islands ever produced.  Cambridge University Library describes his “Theatre of the […]

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Speed “The Province of Ulster” … 1676 SOLD

“The Province of Ulster” … 1676 by John Speed (1542 – 1629). Full later hand colour. 15” x 20” (37 cm x 50 cm). Speed is recognized as the finest cartographer these islands every produced.  Cambridge University Library describes his “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine” (1611/1612) “as one of the world’s great cartographic […]

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Allard “Hybernie Regnum in Provincias” c. 1690. Sold

Hybernie Regnum in Provincias … c. 1690 … Carolo Allard (1648 – 1709)….  19.5” x 23”  (50 cms x 60 cms)…  original hand colour… map sports two large cartouches containing Hercules, Neptune, allegorical figures, a Fury, volcanoes and armorials. Sea monsters and galleons are also depicted.  The map was published in Amsterdam. It has been […]

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Blaeu “Ultonia: Hibernis Cui-Guilly Anglis Ulster”… 1664

“Ultonia: Hibernis Cui-Guilly Anglis Ulster”… 1664…Johannes  Blaeu (1596 – 1673)…  16” x 19.” (41 cms x 50cms) …copper engraved, original hand colour, from his “Grooten Atlas, oft Werelt- Beschryving”. Dutch text to verso. Born the son of master map maker Willem Blaeu, Johannes helped his father publish their “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum” in 1635 and on […]

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Ortelius “Eryn Hibernia Brittanicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio Irlandt”… 1573

“Eryn Hibernia Brittanicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio Irlandt”… 1573…Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598)…  14” x 19” (36 cms x 49cms) …copper engraved, original hand colour, from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum published in Antwerp, (First printing of two). First Plantin edition. Latin text to verso. The map is oriented towards Jerusalem as was the practice of Christian map […]

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Tallis “Ireland”… 1860

“Ireland”… 1860… by John Tallis & Co. 14” x 10.5” (35 cm x 26 cm)… original colour… Drawn by Rapkin, illustrated by Marchant, engraved by Rogers and published by Tallis, one of the last great decorative map makers. . John Tallis and Company published views, maps and atlases in London from roughly 1838 to 1851. […]

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Speed/ Van der Keere “Connack”… 1627

“Connack”… 1627 …John Speed/Peter Van der Keere/George Humble… 4.5” x 3.25” (11.5 cms x 8 cm). Copper engraved … hand coloured. Peter Van Den Keere fled from religious persecution in the Low Countries between 1570 and 1590. He moved to London in 1584 with his sister who married Jocodus Hondius another refugee. Hondius taught Van […]

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Speed/ Van der Keere “Linster”… 1627

“Linster”… 1627…John Speed/Peter Van der Keere/George Humble… 4.5” x 3.25” (11.5 cms x 8 cms) …copper engraved…hand coloured. Peter Van Den Keere fled from religious persecution in the Low Countries between 1570 and 1590. He moved to London in 1584 with his sister who married Jocodus Hondius another refugee. Hondius taught Van der Keere the […]

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