Antique Maps and Prints of Iceland
Take a look at a selection of our historical maps and prints of Iceland. Please contact us if you are searching for a particular map or print.
ôL'Isola d'Islanda Divisa Ne Suoi Distretti Di Nuova Projezione"
Type of print: Copper etching
Color: Original hand coloring
Publisher: Antonio Zatta (1757-1797)
Published in: Atlante Novissimo
When: Dated 1781
Condition: Near excellent. only the faintest traces of age. Wide margins
Measurements: 31 x 41 cm (ca. 12.2 x 16.1")
Price: $ 240.00
Order Nr. ICELAND238502
"Regno di Danimarca colle Isole Färoer ed Islanda". Copper engraving from an Italian atlas ca 1840. Small bit of original hand outline coloring.
This is half of a map page. The upper image is easy to recognize as Iceland withe the topography carefully shown. The small inset in the lower left are the Faeroe Islands.
Map is incomplete as half an atlas page. Condition is otherwise Almost Very Good.
28.5 x 19 cm ( 11.2 x 7.5 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND1265
" Carte de L'Islande". Copper etching by Bellin in modern hand coloring. Ca. 1750.
A detailed map of Iceland with major settlements. Mountains, rivers and fjords add a decorative topographical aspect.
The map has two vertical ond one horizontal fold to fit atlas size. Map is very clean. Except for some very light creasing at the bottom of the image, the overall condition is Very Good.
30 x 38 cm ( 11.8 x 15 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND1470
"Carte du Groenland" Copper engraving by Laurent for Bellin. Dated 1770. Fine, recent hand coloring.
Detailed map of southern Greenland with a bit of Canada in the upper left and Iceland on the right.
Map has two vertical folds to fit book size.
19.1 x 25.3 cm ( 7.5 x 9.9 ")
Order Nr. SCANDINAVIA1520
"L'Isola D'Islanda Delineata Sulle ultime osservazioni" Copper engraving by Gio. Ma. Cassini, dated 1796. Original outline coloring.
Map shows Iceland in topographical detail, especially the rivers. It also shows the four early divisions of Iceland.
Map has a vertical and a horizontal fold. Some creasing along fold lines as well as scattered light creasing in margins and image. Repair on lower margin edge on fold line. The lower margin corners have been repaired.
34 x 47 cm ( 13.3 x 18.5 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND1266
" Descrittione dell'Isola d'Islanda di Tomaso Poracchi". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.
This slightly northwest-oriented map is interesting because it is so early and includes so many of the very small islands surrounding the mainland.
Image size: 10.2 x 14.2 cm ( 4 x 5.6 " )
Order Nr. ICELAND1262
Hafen von Reykjavit
Wood engraving by Jules Nuel
from an illustrated work ca 1875.
9.8 x 15.8 cm ( 3.8 x 6.2 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND2902
Looking toward Thingvellir
Wood engraving ca 1870. Reverse side is printed.
9.7 x 11.6 cm ( 3.8 x 4.6 ")
Order nr. ICELAND2904
Fine copper engraving by
Roberto Freschi ca 1820. Original hand coloring.
10.8 x 15.7 cm ( 4.2 x 6.2 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND2901
Vandfald paa Island
Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.
11.5 x 15.7 cm ( 4.5 x 6.2 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND2903
Gletscher an der Kueste von Island.
Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.
16.4 x 24.8 cm ( 6.4 x 9.8 ")
Order Nr. ICELAND2905
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