C1961

EARLY MAPS OF THE BRITISH ISLES A. D. 1000-A. D. 1579.

Author:

G.R. Crone

Large portfolio containing 20 early maps of the British Isles on 14 sheets of maps with the accompanying 32 page booklet with an introduction and detailed notes of each of the 20 maps by G.R. Crone. librarian and map curator … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

EARLY MAPS OF THE BRITISH ISLES A. D. 1000-A. D. 1579.

Date:

C1961

Author:

G.R. Crone

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Folio portfolio quarterbound in black cloth with cloth hinge and ties.

Paper Size: 

543mm 
x 420mm
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EARLY MAPS OF THE BRITISH ISLES A. D. 1000-A. D. 1579. - Vintage Book from 1961

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dated:

1961

Description:

Large portfolio containing 20 early maps of the British Isles on 14 sheets of maps with the accompanying 32 page booklet with an introduction and detailed notes of each of the 20 maps by G.R. Crone. librarian and map curator Royal Geographical Society, 1961.
List of maps;

Plate 1. Anonymous world map, c. A.D. 1000 [Cottonian or Anglo-Saxon map]
Plate. 2. Giraldus Cambrensis: Western Europe, c. A.D. 1200
Plate 3. Richard of Haldingham : the British Isles, from the world map in Hereford Cathedral, c. A.D. 1300
Plate 4. Matthew Paris: Great Britain, c. A.D. 1250
Plate 5. Matthew Paris: ‘Scema Britannie’, c. A.D. 1250
Plate 6. Anonymous map of Great Britain (the Gough map), c. A.D. 1360
Plate 7. Anonymous marine chart (Pinelli-Walkenaer), c. A.D. 1384
Plate 8. Anonymous map of Great Britain, c. A.D. 1400
Plate 9. Andrea Bianco : Chart of Western Europe, A.D. 1436
Plate 10. Pietro Coppo : the British Isles, c. A.D. 1528
Plate 11. Claudius Ptolemaeus : the British Isles, Strasbourg, A.D. 1513
Plate 12. Anonymous : ‘Anglia figura … ‘, after A.D. 1534
Plate 13. Sebastian Munster: ‘Anglia; nova tabula’ Basel, A.D. 1552
Plate 14. George Lily : ‘Britanniae Insulae … nova descriptio’ Rome, A.D. 1546
Plate 15. Diogo Homem : the British Isles, A.D. 1558
Plate 16. Abraham Ortelius : ‘Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae … descriptio’ Antwerp, A.D. 1570
Plate 17. Laurence Nowell : ‘A general description of England and Irelande’ c. A.D. 1560
Plate 18. Laurence Nowell : Sussex and Kent, c. A.D. 1564
Plate 19. Humphrey Lhuyd: ‘Angliae … nova descripto’ Antwerp, A.D. 1573
Plate 20. Christopher Saxton : ‘Anglia …’ London, A.D. 1579.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 3009563
State Library NSW: Call no. TX00675
State Library Victoria: MAPEF 912.42 R81

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