Somerset
Including Taunton, Bath, Weston-super-Mare, Yeovil, Bridgwater, Wells, Glastonbury








302 - 1079
Somerset
'Somersetshere and Wiltshere'
Hole, W. (c. 1612)
31 x 25

Decorative and rare engraving representing the Somerset and Wiltshire counties by William Hole for Michael Drayton's Polyolbion. Richly decorated with many water nymphs, huntsmen, shepherds, and allegorical figures to illustrate the main topographical features, rivers, towns etc. 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.
455.00 GBP












502 - 1554
Somerset
'Somersetensis Comitatus Somerset shire'
Blaeu, J. (1645/62)
51 x 38

Very finely engraved map of the County by Johannes Blaeu. Features include two attractive cartouches, gallery of Coats of Arms and galleons in the Bristol Channel. French text verso. Full margins. Early hand colour
220.00 GBP










508 - 1639
Somerset
'Somersetshire 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.
220.00 GBP











707 - 2021
Somerset
'Bowles's New Medium Map of Somerset 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.
165.00 GBP










611 - 1910
Somerset
'Somersetshire by Robt. Morden'
Morden, R. (1722)
42 x 36

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.
160.00 GBP










512 - 1710
Somerset
'A New Map of Somersetshire 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. 
135.00 GBP











211 - 1033
Somerset
'A Map of Somersetshire from the Best Authorities'
Cary, J. (1789)
51 x 38

Finely engraved double page map of the county by John Cary for the first edition of Richard Gough's translation of Camden's Britannia. A dark impression with good margins all round. Later colour
110.00 GBP






1104-664



1104 - 664
Somerset
'A New Map of the County of Somerset Divided into Hundreds'
Smith, C. (c. 1804)
51 x 44.5

Large size and decorative map of the county by Jones, Smith & Co. for Smith's New English Atlas. The first map of the County to show longitudes measured from the meridian of Greenwich. Original colour.
110.00 GBP










602 - 1775
Somerset
'A Map of Somersetshire'
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










607 - 1868
Somerset
'A Modern Map of Somersetshire Drawn from the Latest Surveys'
Ellis, J. (1768)
26 x 21

Attractive map of the county by J. Ellis after Thomas Kitchin for Ellis's English Atlas. Features include a title cartouche showing a coastal scene with a castle. Later colour.
55.00 GBP










309 - 1179
Somerset
Moule, T. (c. 1848)
26 x 20

Decorative Steel engraved map of the county by Thomas Moule. Inset views of Glastonbury Cross. Later colour.
55.00 GBP










605 - 1844
Somerset
'A New and Correct Map of Somerset Shire drawn from the Best Authorities…'
Bowen, T. (1784)
21 x 17

Finely engraved and decorative map of the  County by Thomas Bowen for the publication "The New British Traveller". Features include a cartouche of a rural scene and  coat of arms of Taunton. Later colour
50.00 GBP










403 - 1298
Somerset
Rocque, J. (c. 1746)
19 x 16

Attractively engraved map of the County by the prolific Huguenot engraver John Rocque. From the publication "English Traveller". Later colour.
50.00 GBP










310 - 1189
Somerset
Seller, J. (c. 1703)
15 x 13

Fine map of the county by the Hydrographer and instrument maker John Seller for his "Anglia Contracta". This series of maps were first published in 1695. They were later used in a simplified form by Francis Grose for his "Supplement to the Antiquities of England and Wales, published from 1787.
50.00 GBP










608 - 1876
Somerset
'The Roads from London to Bath and Wells'
Senex J. (c. 1762)
21 x 16

Road map showing the road from Chippenham through Bath to Wells. Also the road from Marlborough through Devizes and Troubridge to Wells. Published by John Senex. Later colour
40.00 GBP











504 - 1587
Somerset shire
Simpson, S. (1746)
18 x 16

Fine map of the county by Samuel Simpson for his publication "The Agreeable Historian". Most of the maps in this rare series are said by Simpson to be based on those of Herman Moll. Margin partly added to bottom. Later colour
40.00 GBP










412 - 1539
Somerset
Archer, J. (c. 1850)
24 x 18

Detailed and attactive steel engraved map of the County by Joshua Archer. Original colour.
40.00 GBP










412 - 1510
Somerset
'A Map of Somersetshire'
Bowen, E. (c. 1724)
12 x 19

Finely engraved map of the County by Emanuel Bowen and John Owen for the publication "Britannia Depicta". To the top are given details of the Road from Dartford to Minehead and verso the road through Glamorganshire to Cardiff is featured. After John Ogilby. Later colour.
40.00 GBP










1205 - 930
Somerset
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.
40.00 GBP










401 - 1259
Somerset
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.
40.00 GBP










501 - 1544
Somerset
Neele, S. (c. 1815)
25 x 20

Fine County map by the Prolific engraver Samuel Neele. Later colour
40.00 GBP