Map of The County Palatine of Chester by Robert Morden. 1695

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Morden, Robert: The County Palatine of Chester. Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchill. 1695.
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Morden, Robert: The County Palatine of Chester. Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchill. 1695. Cheshire Detail.

Morden, Robert: The County Palatine of Chester. Sold by Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchill. 1695. Uncoloured map with strapwork title cartouche. Sheet size 17cm x 15cm, amp size 16.5cm x 13.5cm. Light discolouration along centre fold, two short tears, without loss, skilfully repaired to lower blank margin. A very clean and bight map. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

 Cat. No. 91201 £50

Map of Cheshire. John Cary. 1805

 

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Cary, John: A Map of Cheshire. John Stockdale 26th March 1805.
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Cary, John: A Map of Cheshire. John Stockdale 26th March 1805. Detail.

Cary, John: A Map of Cheshire. John Stockdale 26th March 1805. Engraved by J Cary 43x 53cm. Uncloloured. Two vertical folds. Some age toning on map, otherwise good strong print with great detail and accuracy. Excellent condition. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.  
Cat. No. 91195 £40

Map of Cheshire, by John Speed, Published By Basset & Chiswell, 1676

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John Speed. Map of Cheshire. 1676.
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John Speed. Map of Cheshire. 1676. Reverse

 

 

 

 

 

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John Speed. Map of Cheshire. 1676. Setail of Chester.
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John Speed. Map of Cheshire. 1676. Cartouche Detail.
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John Speed. Map of Cheshire. 1676. Cartouche Detail.

 

 

 

 

 

Speed, John : Cheshire. The Countye Palatine of Chester with that most Ancient Citie described. Basset & Chiswell, [London, 1610-1676]. Size approx 510mm x 380mm ( 20 x 15 inches). Early hand coloured double page copper engraved map. From Speed’s “The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain” with English text on verso and a description of the county and a gazetteer. Inset town plan of Chester. Seven coast of arms of “The Armes of the Earles of Chester since the Norman Conquest”. Four decorative cartouches. Speed has used William Smith’s revisions of Saxton and the Braun & Hogenberg plan of Chester. Good margins. Very small hole (approx 2mm or 1/10in) in the decorative border, otherwise fine condition. A strong dark impression of this famous decorative county map of Cheshire.
In this map of Cheshire, Speed acknowledges this in the publication line as “assisted by William Smyth”, Speed has used William Smith’s revisions of Saxton and the Braun & Hogenberg plan of Chester.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90513 £750

Original Cooper Engraved Map of Durham by Kitchin. ca.1780

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Thomas Kitchin: A New and Correct Map of Durham drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780.

Thomas Kitchin: A New and Correct Map of Durham drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780. A copper engraved, hand coloured map of the county with a pictorial title cartouche, county shield, compass pointer, scale (approx 10 miles to the inch) and explanation. Shows the roads, parks and the towns of Durham, Bishop Auckland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Newcastle and Sunderland. Image size approx. 195mm x 170mm. An attractive, detailed antique map in very good clean and bright condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90381 £30

Original Copper Engraved Map of Glocester Shire [Gloucestershire] by Kitchin. ca.1780

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Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Glocester Shire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780

Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Glocester Shire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780. A copper engraved, hand coloured map of the county with a pictorial title cartouche, county shield, compass pointer, scale (approx 15 miles to the inch) and explanation. Shows the roads, parks and the towns of Gloucester [Gloucester], Bristol, Cirencester, Evesham and Cheltenham. Image size approx. 195mm x 170mm. An attractive, detailed map in clean and bright condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90378 £30

Original Copper Engraved Map of Shropshire by Kitchin ca.1780

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Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Shropshire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780.

Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Shropshire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780. A copper engraved, hand coloured map of the county with a pictorial title cartouche, county shield, compass pointer, scale (approx 10 miles to the inch) and explanation. Shows the roads, parks and the towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Bridgenorth and Whichurch. Image size approx. 195mm x 170mm. An attractive, detailed antique map in very good clean and bright condition. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90376 £30

Original Copper Engraved Map of Hereford [Herefordshire], by Kitchin ca.1780

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Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Hereford Shire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780

Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Hereford Shire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780. A copper engraved, hand coloured map of the county with a pictorial title cartouche, county shield, compass pointer, scale (approx 10 miles to the inch) and explanation. Shows the roads, parks and the towns of Monmouth, Hereford, Ledbury. Image size approx. 195mm x 170mm. An attractive, detailed antique map in very good clean and bright condition. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90375 £30

Original Copper Engraved Map of Buckinghamshire, by Kitchin (ca.1780)

 

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Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Buckinghamshire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780.

Thomas Kitchin: A New Map of Buckinghamshire drawn from the latest Authorities. The London Magazine, ca.1780. A copper engraved, hand coloured map of the county with a pictorial title cartouche, county shield, compass pointer, scale (approx 10 miles to the inch) and explanation. Shows the roads, parks and the towns of Maidenhead, Uxbridge, Leighton Buzzard, Bicester, and Startford. Image size approx. 195mm x 170mm. Minor smudge above crest. An attractive, detailed genuine antique map in very good clean and bright condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90372 £30

 

William Parry’s First & Second Polar Voyages in the years 1818-20 & 1821-23.

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Journal of a [First] Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific together with a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Sir W.E. Parry. Binding.
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Journal of a [First] Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific together with a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Sir W.E. Parry. Title Page.
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Journal of a [First] Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific together with a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Sir W.E. Parry. Title page.

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Chart of Winter Island, 1822 from a Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North- West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1824.
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Survey of Winter Harbour, Melville Island from a Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1821.
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Inside an Igloo from a Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North- West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1824.
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Crews from H.M Ships Hecla and Griper cutting in Winter Harbour, from Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1821.

 

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Carrying a kayak from a Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North- West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1824.
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Situation of H.M. Ships Hecla and Griper from a Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1821.
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Burnet Inlet, Barrow’s Strait from a Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1821.
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H.M Ships Hecla and Griper in Winter Harbour, from Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1821.
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Frontis from a Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North- West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1824.
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Eskimaux [Innuit] from a Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North- West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1824.
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Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North- West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Sir W.E. Parry, 1824.

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Journal of a [First] Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific together with a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Sir W.E. Parry.

PARRY, Sir William Edward (1790-1855). Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Griper. London: William Clowes for John Murray, 1821. PP310, 6 engraved maps by J. Walker after John Bushnan et al., 4 folding, one with folding tipped-on extension flap, 9 aquatint plates by W. Westall after E.W. Beechey and H.P. Hoppner, and 5 etched plates by J. Clark after Beechey, illustrations, diagrams, and letterpress tables in the text, one folding table, errata slip and retaining advertisement leaf dated ‘May, 1821’. Variable light browning and spotting, light offsetting onto title and text from map and plates, one folding map with short tear, 2 plates bound in reverse. First edition. Arctic Bibliography 13145; Brunet IV, cols 387-388; Hill 1311; Lowndes p.1789; Sabin 58860.
Together with:-

Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23 in his Majesty’s ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of William Edward Parry. First Edition. London, John Murray, 1824. Owners bookplate, all edges speckled. Engraved frontis offset onto title, dedication to Lord Viscount Melville, Contents [4], Directions to binder for plate placement. Introduction [I]-xviii, Explanation [xix]-xx, Official Instructions [xxi]-xxx, Half title, pp571, 14 engraved plates, and 11 aquatint plates, all by E. Finden after G. Lyon, 4 engraved folding plates of coastal profiles by J. Walker after J. Bushnan, 6 engraved maps by J. Walker after J. Bushnan et al., 4 folding, and 3 lithographed maps by C. Hullmandel, illustrations, diagrams, and letterpress tables in the text, errata, as called for. Retaining advertisement leaves dated ‘1824’ including an advert for the Appendix to this book of the Second Voyage. All pages and charts bright and clean, most plates tissue guarded. First edition. Arctic Bibliography 13142; Brunet IV, col. 388; Hill 1312; Lowndes p.1789; Sabin 58864.

Uniformly bound in 19th-century half maroon roan over marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments, titled in gilt in one (a little rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped, hinges cracked). First editions of the official reports of Parry’s first two Polar voyages. A good complete pair of books.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 90766 £1,000

Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher. 1848.

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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Binding Spines
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Bindings Front.
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Title Pages
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations.

 

 

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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Map 1
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Map 2

 

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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Example of Illustrations
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Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang. Edward Belcher.1848. Map

Belcher, Edward. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, during the years 1843-46; Employed Surveying the Islands of the Eastern Archipelago; Accompanied by a Brief Vocabulary of the Principal Languages. Reeve, Benham and Reeve, London: 1848. 1st Edition. 2 vols., 8vo. Publishers blind blocked cloth; vignette of seated Korean Chief blocked in gilt to front, blind on back. Re-backed, paper label to spine. Vol. 1. 3 original folding maps in new pocket on front pastedown. pp[i]..(xl), 358, blank, pp8 publishers Ads, 25 full page illustrations, 7 of which tinted, 2 full page maps. Vol2. Title, pp574, 5 full page illustrations, 2 of which tinted. Binding cloth is faded, age soiled and rubbed. Re-backed in buckram of sympathetic faded colour. New endpapers and new map pockets. Some top edges uncut to Vol. 1. Light age tone to page edges. Illustrations have a few light fox marks and most with original tissue guards. Maps are in good, clean order. Some small slits at fold lines, a little print offset where folded. A good complete pair of rare books. ABBEY 528.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 93819 £2200