Printed map. "The map drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin." "The illustrations by N. Whittock & engraved by J. Rogers." Visual scale [30 mm=50 miles]. The decorative frame is topped by the Royal Seal, with drawings in the corners signifying the arts, science, farming, and shipping. Includes 7 illustrations: The grand stand on the race ground, Doncaster; London; Oxford; Entrance to Portsmouth Harbour; Sunderland Bridge; [Hunters on horseback jumping fence]; and, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In upper right margin, "6"; also written in ink on verso. Map likely from an atlas; source unconfirmed. Decorative style typical of John Tallis maps. Donated by Dr. Walter Peace, December 2016.
Printed map. "Drawn & engraved by J. Dower Pentonville London". Visual scale [39 mm=60 English statute miles]. In upper right margin, "6."; in lower right margin, "IV." Likely an atlas plate, but difficult to determine the source and concise date. Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "Engraved by S. Hall." Insets: "Isle of Man. [37 mm = 8 English miles]"; "Guernsey. [27 mm = 2 English miles]"; "Jersey. [37 mm = 4 English miles]". Stamped "C.H. Clifford, 1896 inside front cover". Advertising label inside front cover: "Pocket county maps, engraved by Sidney Hall". Acquired as part of the Lord Cholmondely collection.
Printed map. "Par le Sr. Robert Geog. ord. du Roi avec privilege 1753." Signature below the cartouche, "E haussard fecit." Three visual scales [79 mm=60 milles d'Angleterre]. Possibly originally published in Robert de Vaugondy's Atlas Universel..., published 1753. On verso, "Angleterre" (printed in upper left and upper right corner of sheet). Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "Published by C. Smith". No scale shown. Advertising label affixed to slipcase: "New map of the country twelve miles round London, containing the whole of the roads, which are from actual survey, the exact situation of the noblemens & gentlemens seats. With the name of the occupiers, and every other object worthy of notice. Printed for C. Smith, mapseller, No. 172, Strand." Note printed in margin requesting corrections: “The publisher having Surveyed the whole of the Great Roads in this Map...will be thankfully received and carefully attended to.” “The extent of the Twopenny Post is coloured Brown”. Acquired as part of the Lord Cholmondely collection.
Printed map. Probably originally published in Johannes Reger's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia, published 1486. In lower margin, "Differencia partis fupioris ad inferiorem tabule est 806 miliaria ergo [illegible letters]." Latin text on verso under heading, "Expositio omnivm svmmarvm qvibvs continentvr in Evropa tabvle decem provintie XXXIII. Qvarvm prima est. [Pr]ima Evrope tabvla".
Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "Surveyed and navigated by M. Mackenzie, Senr." "Engraved by Thos. Bowen, Fleet Street." "Publish'd Septr. 29th, 1775." Visual scale [149 mm=6 English miles]. North is oriented to the left. Includes 2 views: A view of the hills in Cumberland, Black Comb bearing N.6 leagues and A view of the I. of Man, taken at Ravinglafs. In upper left corner, "Chart XI. See page 18." Printed on the verso, "II."
Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. Hydrographic chart showing St. George's Channel between Wales and Ireland. "This chart is humbly dedicated and presented by Capt. Greenvile Collins." North arrow is oriented to the right. Probably originally published in Collin's Great Britain's coasting pilot: being a new and exact survey of the sea-coast of England and Scotland.... This atlas was originally published in 1693 and reprinted in various editions to 1792. The edition from which this map comes is uncertain. Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.
Printed map. "This map of the island is inscribed, as a public testimony of respect, by his very obliged humble servant John Albin". "Engraved by S. Neele No. 352 Strand London." "J Malham delt." Visual scale [10 cm = 4 miles approximately]. Includes inset, "A plan of the Town of Newport". Acquired as part of the Lord Cholmondely collection.
Printed map. "Publish'd as the Act directs July 1 1806 by Scatchard & Co. Avemaria Lane." Two coats of arms positioned on the north and south parts of the map's frame. From The Ambulator; or, A Pocket Companion for the Tour of London and its Environs... 11th edition (London: Printed for Scatcherd and Letterman, 1811). Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Printed maps. Title from verso. Individual maps have titles: Anglesey; Wight Vectis olim; Garnesay; and, Iar say. On Garnesay map, "Per Gerardum Mercatorem, cum privilegio." Visual scales. Latin text on verso on right side of sheet under heading, "Angliae VII. Tabvla" with signature "XVIII". Described in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, v. 2, entry Me 12, p. 292, map 23. From atlas, Atlantis Pars Altera. Geographia Nova. Totius Mundi, by Gerard Mercator, 1595 edition. Donated by Don Measner, June 2004.