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R. Morden : 31 items

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R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695 -1772
£120
39.5 x 31.5cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This is an attractively coloured example from one of the Gibson editions. A couple of repaired marginal nicks and tears not affecting the printed area.
Ref: BED 004
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£125
41 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to bottom centrefold.
Ref: DER 132
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£110
41.5 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to lower centrefold.
Ref: HRE 236
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1722 (1695)
£75
42 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example of Morden's Huntingdonshire map is in attractive modern hand colour, and is from the edition of 1722.
Ref: HUN 108
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£110
42 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to bottom centrefold.
Ref: LEI 343
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695-1772
£110
42 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from one of the Gibson editions.
Ref: LEI 344
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£70
42 x 35.5cm


South Wales. Uncoloured. First Gibson Edition. Some offsetting. Repaired tear impinging c1cm within right hand border.
Ref: WAL 914
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£95
41 x 34.5cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695.
Ref: MON 393
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£155
58 x 37cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This is an attractively coloured example from one of the Gibson editions. A narrow left-hand margin. Modern colour.
Ref: NFK 048
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£110
35.5 x 41.5cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to centrefold.
Ref: NMB 541
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£110
41.5 x 35cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to centrefold.
Ref: NOT 569
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695-1772 (1695)
£30
41.5 x 35cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from one of the Gibson editions. Some loss and restoration in pen facsimile to right and left hand borders. Repaired tear just impinging on top border. Priced accordingly.
Ref: NOT 570
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695-1772 (1695)
£85
35.5 x 28.5cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from one of the Gibson editions
Ref: RUT 603
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£85
41 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to lower centrefold with minor loss. A few marginal repaired nicks. Priced accordingly.
Ref: SHR 621
 
R. Morden    Fifty Six New and Accurate Maps of Great Britain, Ireland and Wales or Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1708-1739 (1701)
£60
20.5 x 17.5cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England, with a second edition in 1704. Subsequently the printing plates were amended by Herman Moll (e.g. compass roses, and some additional place names and roads were added) and the maps re-issued in 1708 under the title Fifty Six New and Accurate Maps of Great Britain, Ireland and Wales. The maps were further issued between 1708 and 1739 under the title Magna Britannia et Hibernia. This copy of the Somerset map dates between 1726 and 1739.
Ref: SOM 022
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£125
42 x 36 cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Short repair to bottom centrefold, not affecting the printed area.
Ref: WAR 708
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£110
41.5 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to short lower centrefold tear.
Ref: WES 724
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£125
42 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. A few spots. Repair to lower centrefold.
Ref: WOR 757
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£155
41.5 x 36cm


East Riding. Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the first Gibson edition of 1695. Repair to lower centrefold not affecting the printed area.
Ref: YOR 777
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695-1722 (1695)
£180
40.5 x 33.5cm


Gibson's translation of Camden's Britannia was first published in 1695, and ran to 4 editions, the last in 1722. This is a good copy in skilful modern colour, and is from the 1722 (second) edition of the work. A small area of discoloration to the lower, centre margin, well awy from the printed area and which would be hidden by a mount.
Ref: ESS 1160
 
R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695-1772 (1695)
£180
63 x 34.5cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This attractively coloured example is from one of the Gibson editions and comes in a modern light brown frame.
Ref: KEN 1215
 
R. Morden    Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1720 (1717)
£65
21 x 16cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England. This example is from Magna Britannia et Hibernia, originally issued as a 92 part topographical work between 1714 and 1731, but gradually also made available in 6 finished, bound volumes. The text and map of Essex first appeared in February 1717, but this example is from volume 1 of the bound work with a title-page date of 1720. Original outline colour.
Ref: ESS 001
 
R. Morden    Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1716/1720
£75
21 x 17.5cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England. This example is from Magna Britannia et Hibernia, originally issued as a 92 part topographical work between 1714 and 1731, but gradually also made available in 6 finished, bound volumes. The text and map of Devon first appeared in the September 1716 number of the partwork, and subsequently in Volume 1 of the bound work with a title-page date of 1720. There was a later edition of the complete work in 1739. Original outline colour.
Ref: DEV 037
 
R. Morden    Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1720 (1715)
£65
16 x 20.5cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England. This example is from Magna Britannia et Hibernia, originally issued as a 92 part topographical work between 1714 and 1731, but gradually also made available in 6 finished, bound volumes. The text and map of Buckinghamshire first appeared in October 1715, but this example is from volume 1 of the bound work with a title-page date of 1720. Original outline colour. Trimmed close to lower left border at the time of binding, but without loss. Re-margined to facilitate mounting if desired.
Ref: BUC 007
 
R. Morden    Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1720 (1715)
£60
21.5 x 16cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England. This example is from Magna Britannia et Hibernia, originally issued as a 92 part topographical work between 1714 and 1731, but gradually also made available in 6 finished, bound volumes. The text and map of Berkshire first appeared in July 1715, but this example is from volume 1 of the bound work with a title-page date of 1720. Original outline colour.
Ref: BER 001
 
R. Morden    Britannia 1722 (1695)
£175
45 x 36.5cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example is from the third Gibson edition of 1722. An ex-library blind-stamp to the white margin, but a nice example.
Ref: HRT 027
 
R. Morden    Magna Brittania et Hibernia 1716 or 1720 (1701)
£50
20.5 x 15.5cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England. This example is from Magna Britannia et Hibernia, originally issued as a 92 part topographical work between 1714 and 1731, but gradually also made available in 6 finished, bound volumes. The text and map of Durham first appeared in the partwork in November 1716. It was subsequently reissued in 1720, (together with 11 other county maps) in Volume 1 of the intended complete work.
Ref: DUR 013
 
R. Morden    Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1720 (1701)
£70
23 x 17.5cm


Morden's set of smaller maps may originally have been drawn and engraved for Camden's Britannia, but rejected as too small. They were first published in 1701 in The New Description and State of England. This example is the second state of the work, with revisions by Herman Moll, most easily identified by the addition of the compass indicator It was published in Magna Britannia et Hibernia, originally issued as a 92 part topographical work between 1714 and 1731, but gradually also made available in 6 finished, bound volumes. The text and map of Suffolk first appeared in 1728. Later colour.
Ref: SUF 056
 
R. Morden    Britannia 1722 (1695)
£95
41.5 x 36cm


Camden's Britannia - a history and topography of Britain - was first published in 1586 and had a long and successful publication history. County maps by Kip and Hole were addded in 1607, and these also appeared in the editions of 1610 and 1637. Over 50 year's later it was decided to issue a new and updated edition. The original Latin text was re-translated by Edmund Gibson, and Robert Morden was commissioned to provide a new set of county and general maps in a more modern style. The revised work was issued in 1695. There were 4 further editions of the Gibson/Morden work, the last in 1772, before a further updated version by Richard Gough was launched in 1789, with new maps by John Cary. This example of Morden's Durham map is in attractive modern hand colour, ans believed to come from the edition of 1722.
Ref: DUR 022
 
R. Morden    Playing card 1680 or 1785 (1676)
£295
6 x 9cm


Robert Morden's playing cards were first published in 1676, and were published both as a set of cards, and in book format without title (the latter without the suit marks). A second edition the same year added names of adjoining counties. There were re-issues of both formats around 1680, the book format entitled A Pocket Book of all the Counties of England and Wales.A final edition by H. Turpin was issued in c1785 in book format under the title A Brief Description of England and Wales. This example is from one of the latter two book editions.
Ref: SHR 005
 

UK and British Atlases

R. Morden    Camden's Britannia 1695
£2975
c41 x 35cm


The first edition of the new 1695 Gibson translation of Camden's Britannia. Original full leather binding in good condition. Title page trimmed, laid down and restored. Some other pages frayed and repaired and strengthened. 42 county maps, plus maps of England & Wales, Roman Britain, Saxon Britain, North Wales, South Wales, Scotland, and offshore islands - 49 in total. Some maps folded and with various repairs and strengthening to areas of weak paper (3 laid down). Some re-attached. Despite the defects a handsome looking volume.
Ref: ABR 854