Engraved title plates for the folio atlases of John Seller. by Coolie Verner

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. SELLER, JOHN. Atlas Coelestis containing the systems and theoryes of the planets the constellations of the starrs.

and other phenomena’s of the heavens with nessesary tables relateing thereto [London: sold by J. Seller,] 12mo (in 4s), engraved title, 72 pages, and 56 double-page engraved plates (of which 31 are celestial maps).

Despite the diminutive size of Seller's pocket atlases, they were among the earliest "English" world atlases; that is to say atlases based upon an English model rather than being printed from continental plates, as in the folio atlases of Ortelius and Mercator; or as was the case with Speed's Prospect and Blome's Geographical Description closely copied from continental examples.

London: John Seller, [no date]. Small 8° ( x 94mm). 82 double-page engraved maps, coloured in outline, 40 engraved plates and views, including 36 double-page, 3 folding and one plate with a volvelle, one additional double-page map showing 'that part of Westphalia in which the French Army were defeated.

- Proposals For the Carrying on an Actual Survey of All the Counties in the Kingdom of England and Principallity of Wales: in Order to the Compleating a New Book in Large Folio, to be Intituled Atlas Anglicanus. / By John Seller Hydrographer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, John. Folio (21 x 13 inches).

Letterpress title-page printed in red and black with engraved vignette, list of subscribers. 13 engraved plates showing the arms of the subscribers, 34 double-page or folding engraved maps and plates, the maps with contemporary colour in outline, plans of London, Amsterdam and Rome uncoloured (Maps of Germany, France.

After John Seller died inAtlas minimus was republished by John Senex and Charles Price, with the title-page retouched accordingly (see above).!eir names replaced that of Seller on the world map too.!e order of the other maps was also changed and there were just fifty in this final edition.

pack of playing cards. London, John Seller. Welcome to Title Plates. Serving artists, collectors and galleries since. We have committed ourselves to offering high-quality custom, engraved art nameplates to our customers.

These plates are perfect for use on picture frames, shadow boxes, memorials, and. A new General Atlas of the World (small folio) Hertfordshire Re-issue of John Norden's map first published in Nathaniel Hill () was an engraver and globemaker working in London - at the Globe and Sun in Chancery Lane - who flourished from about to While Hill is interesting, as a relatively minor figure in.

Engraved title plates for the folio atlases of John Seller by Coolie Verner, unknown edition. Folio (8 2/8 x 5 6/8 inches). Engraved title-page and "Explanation". Folding engraved "General Map" of London and environs, full-page "General Plan for explaining the different Trusts of the Turnpike Gates.", and 80 fine engraved strip-maps on 40 plates, all with original hand-colour in part.

Title Atlas Terrestris: or a Book of Mapps of all the Empires, Monarchies, Kingdoms, Regions, Dominions, Principalities, and Countreys in the whole World. Accommodated With a Brief Description of the Nature and Quality of each particular Countrey.

Author SELLER, John. Publisher John Seller. Publication place London. Publication date c Small octavo ( by 94mm). Author: SELLER, John Publisher: And are to be Sold at his Shop at the Hermitage in Wapping and on the Royall Exchange Publication place: London Publication date: c Physical description: 8vo atlas ( by mm) double-page engraved title, 63 engraved maps (of which 24 are double-page and 49 (of 52) full-page) and 49 (of 52) tables, bookplate of the Earl of Macclesfield to the front paste.

Verner, C. Engraved title-plates for the folio atlases of John Seller. Gardiner, R. Some lesser men. Tyacke, S. Map-sellers and the London map trade c Campbell, T. The Drapers' Company and its school of seventeenth century chart-makers. Smet, A. de John Dee et sa place dans l'histoire de la cartographie.

Laor, E. Memoirs of a map. Macaulay praised it as "a book, which if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power" (PMM ). "InJohn Ogilby reissued the large folio Bible ofpublished by John Field, the printer to the University of Cambridge, with a number of additional engraved plates.

The third of Ogilby's great atlases Folio in sixes ( x mm). Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked to style with spine elaborately gilt in compartments, red morocco label, corners repaired.

Engraved allegorical title page, 56 plates (comprising engraved title, 37 engraved plates, 2 folding, and 19 engraved maps, 3 folding), 66 Read more. When the order and location of the plates mattered to follow the argument made in the text, at least a plate and/or a page number were printed or engraved on the leaf to be inserted.

Sometimes more detailed information about the location of the plate in relation to the relevant text in the book was included. London: John Seller, William Fisher and John Wingfield, [ca ].

Folio (16 6/8 x 11 inches). Engraved title-page and 18 maps on 12 double-page engraved mapsheets all with FINE CONTEMPORARY HAND-COLOR, numerous coastal profiles in text, advertisement on verso of last leaf (lacking O2 blank, one or two rust and worm holes).

Early British maritime atlases are represented by Sir Robert Dudley's Dell'arcano del mare (Florence, ), the first maritime atlas to use the Mercator projection and a beautiful example of the engraver's art; John Seller's rare copy of the The English Pilot (London, ), which initiated the printed chart trade in England; and four.

Cambridgeshire, John Seller, c Price: CAMBRIDGESHIRE An engraved county map with title panel. Descriptive text beneath the map and on verso. x inches, x mm. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition. From: Antiquities of.

This listing is for a personalized laser engraved rectangular label plate 6x 6 or smaller. Our laser engraved plates make the perfect accent for any gift, award or trophy. They also make excellent gifts in and of themselves. We offer 6 metal colors: Satin Gold or Silver, Shiny Gold or Silver, Gloss Black with Silver or Gold Text and Satin s: SELLER, John (bap).

[Anglia contracta. or a description of the kingdom of England & principality of several new mapps of all the countyes therein : John Seller, c].

8° ( x 92mm). 63 double-page engraved maps of England and Wales, 2 double-page plates 'The Idols of the Ancient Saxons', double-page engraved table 'The Names of ye Bishopricks in.

About this Item: London: Christopher Saxton,Folio (17 1/2 x 12 in.; x cm). Letterpress index (fourth setting with 4-line heading and 3 columns), double-page engraved plate of coats of arms (total of 84 with one left blank) and table of counties with contemporary full hand-coloring, 35 double-page engraved plates (Yorkshire folding), after Saxton by Hogenberg, Lenaert.

Monumental Cambridge edition of the King James Bible, richly illustrated with engraved title page, double-page engravings by Visscher, Hollar, Lombart and others after Rubens, De Bruyn de Vos, Tintoret and others, eight folding maps (including a double hemisphere by John Seller and a plan of Jerusalem), 13 engraved portraits of.

Book Accessories Children's Books ID Tags, Title Plates for Memorials, Dedications, Inventory, & More CrestAwards. From shop CrestAwards. 5 out of 5 stars (1,) 1, reviews. Metal Engraved Plate Personalised Award Plate, Name Plate - Gold or Silver - Self Adhesive.

Fine engraved portrait of Charles II, engraved by R. White, in volume one by (laid down on heavier stock at an early date) and double-engraved plate of Laplanders by F.

van den Houe with magnificent original hand-colour in full, 3 further folding plates and double-page maps of the world by John Seller and Janssonius and Northern Europe, all. Folio. [4],85,[3]p., the title-page and dedication are engraved, with explanations, scale and list of subscribers at the end.

Initial general map of Great Britain fully hand-coloured and 77 engraved numbered plates of maps () with original hand-coloured outlines and details. John STRYPE John SELLER John Seller (c) was an instrument maker, publisher and mapmaker, now best known as the first Englishman to endeavour to compete with the Dutch in the production and publication of sea-charts.

Folio ( x mm.), engraved title-page, 54 pages of text, 17 folding or double-page engraved charts on 11 sheets, text in modern half calf over marbled paper boards, the charts housed in separate portfolio, title-page supplied from another copy, a few maps strengthened at folds or margins, some maps slightly spotted or stained John Seller was the first English chart-publisher to attempt to.

The folio that made up the Atlas Maritimus was completely composite in make-up, being assembled according to the wish of the individual purchaser rather than to a standard format, although built round a standard core.

References: Phillips, P.L. Atlases, ; Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world,plate 12. Limited to copies, 19" x 14".

Pages cream colored rag, cover of grey paper with mylar wraps. Folio text and catalogue of 50 facsimiles in color, offered in a brown cloth slipcase with a brown leather outer case with gilt embossed title on spine with five raised bands.

A book for the serious collector of. At its most basic, a bookplate is a slip of paper bearing the name of the book’s owner; at its most grand, it may be a veritable work of art as well.

As ebook sales make up an increasingly sizable share of book sales, it may seem logical that we’ll see more and more book-themed iPhone cases and fewer ex. Seller seems to have sold the atlas in much the same way as the great Dutch composite atlases of the period, as Lord Wardington notes "the New Systeme seems to have been made up to order," a maximum of pages (numbered) of text is recorded.

The number of maps varies: one of "the British Library's examples originally contained. Folio: 37 x cm. Folio: 37 x cm. *4 (*1 is the engraved title), A-I4. With an engraved title page, an added engraved portrait of Kircher, 17 engraved plates, 10 of which are folding, and 21 text engravings and woodcuts.

*4, **4, A-I4, K3. With five engraved plates, two of which are double-paged, and numerous text illustrations. [3], 48 pages, 54 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations, 54 maps: Series Title: Early English books,Other Titles: Atlas minimus Book of geography shewing all the empires, monarchies and countries in the whole world: Responsibility: by John Seller.

Aves aquatiles advivum eleganter depictae a Petro Holsteyn. [Amsterdam: ca ]. LocV. 2 volumes, oblong folio (9 1/8 x 14 inches; 8 6/8 x 14 inches). EXCEPTIONALLY FINE. Seller Description: Thomas Kelly Large folio sized hardcover bound in leather. Numerous plates.

Wear and marking to boards. Lacks backstrip but binding remains firm. Front board detached. Bottom section of first page of the Book of Joshua torn. Age toned plates however text and images bright.

Overall in good condition. Very heavy book. With 13 double page engraved charts. With the usual paper discoloration and slight staining. Binding a little bit used. Generally in fine condition. x mm. - € ¤ AN UNRECORDED "COASTING PILOT", published by Jeremiah Seller & Charles Price.

The title page of this maritime atlas reads: "The Coasting Pilot. Title Atlas maritimus or, the sea-atlas: being a book of maratime (sic) charts describing the coasts, capes, headlands, sands, shoals, rocks and dangers, the bays, roads, harbours, rivers, and ports in most of the known parts of the world: with the true course and distances from one place to anot., gathered from the latest discoveries that hath been made, by divers[e], able and experienced.

John Seller, Atlas Coelestis (London, ). This celestial atlas is full of plates that are folded and bound into this little book to use under the starry skies.

John Lodge Cowley, An Illustration and Mensuration of Solid Geometry in Seven Books (London, ). This entire book is made up of plates that fold up into different geometric forms.London: sold by Iohn Seller. at his Shopp at the Hermitage Wapping,?

$7, Octavo: 14 x 9 cm. Engraved title, 40 p. of letterpress, 74 lvs. of plates (see detailed note at end of this description), with 3 volvelles. The map, navigational chart, and instrument maker John Seller is an important figure in the history of English.Folio ( by mm) engraved title, 25 engraved charts, 24 of which are double page, numerous woodcut illustrations and coastal profiles in text, title discoloured at fore-edge with a few.

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