Including Dorchester, Poole, Weymouth, Sherborne, Wimborne Minster, Shaftesbury

602 - 1774
Hampshire & Dorset
'Hampshere Dorsetshere'
Hole, W. (1613)
33.5 x 25

Decorative and rare engraving representing the Hampshire and Dorset counties and Isle of Wight by William Hole for Michael Drayton’s Polyolbion. Richly decorated with many water nymphs, huntsmen, farmworkers, and allegorical figures to illustrate the main topographical features, river system, towns etc. Later colour. This copy with reinstated neat lines to the left and right otherwise in excellent condition. Michael Drayton (1563-1631) was an important poet and literary figure. A contemporary of Shakespeare and Spenser, the Polyolbion is considered to be his masterpiece. He is buried in Westminster Abbey
365.00 GBP

707 - 1996
'Comitatus Dorcestria sive Dorsettia vulgo Anglice Dorsetshire'
Blaeu, J. (c. 1645)
50 x 38.5

Very fine map of the County by Joan Blaeu for volume IV of the "Atlas Novus". The map embodies the finest features of Dutch Cartography of the Seventeenth century. Superbly engraved and arranged, with shields, coats of arms and several galleons depicted. Latin text verso and full margins. Original colour throughout.
325.00 GBP

09010 - 21

09010 - 21
'Comitatus Dorcestrie: vulgo Anglice Dorset Shire'
Schenk, P & Valk, G (c. 1715)
49 x 38

Finely engraved map. Early body colour to county, uncoloured cartouche and embellishments. Full margins. 
320.00 GBP

306 - 1148
'Dorcestriae Comitatus Vulgo Dorsett….'
Saxton, C. (1637)
39 x 29

Decorative map of the County engraved by William Kip after Christopher Saxton for the first edition of Camden's Britannia to contain county maps. Double page. Centre fold at top reinforced verso. Later colour.
195.00 GBP

508- 1647
'Dorsetshire divided into Hundreds..'
Bowen E. & T. (1767)
33 x 22.5

Very finely engraved  map of the County by Emanuel and Thomas Bowen from the "Atlas Anglicanus". The maps are generally derived from those in "The Large English Atlas", and  extensive county information accompanying the maps is also a feature of this series. A rare item. Bright original colouring.
195.00 GBP

707 - 2010
'Bowles's New Medium Map of Dorset shire...'
Bowen, E. & T. (1785)
33 x 23

Finely engraved and detailed map of the county from "Bowles's New Medium English Atlas". The maps in this series are based on those in Emanuel and Thomas Bowen's Atlas Anglicanus, and feature extensive county information on the map. They are distinguished primarily by having newly engraved cartouches, distances from London added to towns, and different imprints at the bottom. Full original colour. Fine condition.
150.00 GBP

1005 - 424

1005 - 424
'Dorsetshire by Robt. Morden'
Morden, R. (1722)
42.5 x 37

Superbly engraved and decorative map of the county by Robert Morden. From the 1722 edition of Camden's Britannia. Excellent condition with good margins. Later colour.
140.00 GBP

512 - 1719
'A New Map of Dorsetshire divided into Hundreds exhibiting its Roads, Rivers, Parks...'
Cary, J. (1809)
54 x 49

Superbly engraved map of the county by John Cary. From "Cary's New English Atlas". The atlas was issued in parts from 1801 to 1809 and published as a complete work in 1809. Very fine original hand colour. 
120.00 GBP

602 - 1785
'A Map of Dorsetshire'
Kitchin/Jefferys (1751)
13.5 x 18

Finely engraved map of the county by Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jefferys from their publication "The Small English Atlas". This rare series of maps are distinctive by featuring considerable county information below the map. Later colour
60.00 GBP


0902 - 102
'A Map of Dorsetshire from the Best Authorities'
Cary, J. Camden's Britannia (1789)
52.5 x 38

Finely engraved map of the county by John Cary from the 1789 edition of Camden's Britannia. Later colour.
55.00 GBP

801 - 2189
'An Accurate Map of Dorsetshire….'
Kitchen, T. (c. 1769)
22 x 17

Finely engraved map of the county by Thomas Kitchen for the publication "England Displayed". The cartouche, shows a local rural scene, and the Coat of Arms are of Dorchester. Later colour
55.00 GBP

401 - 1268
Lewis, W. (c. 1835)
14 x 10

Detailed and attractive miniature map of the County by William Lewis for his "Lewis's New Traveller's Guide". A particular feature of this charming series of maps is the clear and precise engraving of the roads. Adjacent numbers indicating the distances from London. Also included with the map is the accompanying page of text giving the county information relevant to travellers - principal towns and inns are listed, distances between towns, principal fair dates, and even sites for the best views of the county. Later colour.
38.00 GBP


911 - 310
Becker, F. (c. 1842)
35 x 28.5

Detailed steel engraved map of the county with original colour. Published in Fisher's County Atlas, the only cartographical work from this company.
38.00 GBP

1206 - 936
Roper, J. (1810)
24 x 18

Detailed and decorative map of the county by Cole and Roper for The British Atlas. Original hand colouring. Excellent condition.
35.00 GBP

301 - 1063
'A New Map of Dorsetshire Drawn from the Latest Authorities'
Conder, T. (c. 1784)
18 x 12

Finely engraved map of the county by Thomas Conder for the publication "The New British Traveller" Features include a Coat of Arms, and decorative title cartouche. Later colour
30.00 GBP