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ANTIQUE MAPS OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

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ANTIQUE MAP: JERSEY.

CREIGHTON, Roger, 1796-1838 : JERSEY.

[London : Samuel Lewis, 1848]. A neat and clear antique map of nineteenth-century Jersey, compiled by the surveyor Roger Creighton and engraved by the admiralty engravers John and Charles Walker. Originally produced for the "Topographical Dictionary" published by Samuel Lewis of Aldersgate in 1831.
Steel line engraving on paper. Original outline hand colour. Engraved surface 183 x 235mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 9-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed antique map.

£75

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ANTIQUE MAP: DE IERSEY ET DE GARNESEY.

MANESSON-MALLET, Allain, 1630-1706 : DE IERSEY ET DE GARNESEY.

[Paris : Denys Thierry, 1683]. A striking antique map offering an image of the seventeenth-century Channel Islands, with a naval action taking place to the south. Designed by the French mathematician, engineer and surveyor Allain Manesson-Mallet. Originally produced for Mallet’s “Description de l’Univers : Contenant les Differents Systemes du Monde” (1683).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 148 x 104mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 4-1/8”). Text on verso. A couple of tiny holes to blank margin, not affecting the map, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: CHANNEL ISLANDS.

RAPKIN, John, 1813-1899 : CHANNEL ISLANDS.

London & New York : John Tallis & Co., [ca.1850]. A most attractive mid-nineteenth-century composite map – Guernsey above, Jersey below – the two maps set in a single floral border and decorated with vignette views of St. Peter Port, Castle Cornet, a druidical altar, Mont Orgueil, St. Helier, etc. The map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin with the additional decorative work by Henry Winkles (1800-1860) and Edward Radclyffe (1810?-1863).
Steel line engraving on paper. Original outline hand colour, augmented with later wash. Engraved surface 351 x 250mm (approx. 13-7/8” x 10-1/8”). Faint crease to one corner, not affecting engraved surface; one slight nick; some minor marks and spots, but otherwise in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: JERSEY.

SELLER, John, 1632-1697 : JERSEY.

[London : S. Hooper, 1787]. A charming small antique map of Jersey. Originally produced by John Seller for a set of maps which first appeared under the title “Anglia Contracta” in about 1694, but here in the much later revised version issued with Francis Grose’s "The Antiquities of England and Wales".
Copper line engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface 120 x 143mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 5-5/8”). Mild tanning to the original colour, but still in very good state and clean state. With explanatory text below and on verso.

£75

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