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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erderichs und Möre

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    16th Century Woodcut Map of the World.Early woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. This 'modern' map of the world is an oval projection with a vigorous surround of clouds and lusty...

    Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen...
    11687

    16th century woodcut map of the world. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1781 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Atlas Saxonicus novus, enthaltend die sieben Kreise des Kuhrfürstenthums Sachsen.

    P. Schenk & Sohn, Leipzig, Dresden, Amsterdam, 1781

    The most important and very detailed atlas of Central Germany in the 18th century.The Atlas Saxonicus Novus (New Atlas of Saxony), also known as Schenk'scher Atlas , is an important Central...

    Atlas Saxonicus novus, enthaltend die sieben Kreise des Kuhrfürstenthums...
    12697

    Large-format atlas of Saxony and central Germany by A. F. Zürner by P. Schenk. Printed in 1781.

    8 900,00 €
  • 1593 - Gerard de Jode

    Gerard de Jode:  Germaniae Totius, Nostrae Europae Celeberrimae Regionis, Descriptio Singularis.

    Gerard de Jode, Antwerp, 1593

    Scarce de Jode map of the Holy Roman Empire.Rare map of Germany with the surrounding countries by Gerard de Jode. Showing the domain of the Roman-German emperors in the late 16th century....

    Germaniae Totius, Nostrae Europae Celeberrimae Regionis, Descriptio...
    12661

    Antique map of Germany. Printed in Antwerp by Gerard de Jode in 1593.

    1 500,00 €
  • 1513 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Secunda Asiae tabula

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    Rare woodcut map of Central Russia from M. Waldseemuller of 1513/1520. With the Crimea peninsula.Shows the area between the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea with the Crimea peninsula and Caspian...

    Secunda Asiae tabula
    11470

    Antique woodcut map of the Caucasus, Caspian Sea, Crimea. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1560 - Domenico Zenoi

    Domenico Zenoi:  Hispaniae descriptio - Hispania, que & Iberia in ulteriore dividit ac citeriorem...

    Domenico Zenoi, Venice, 1560

    The Rare and Important Zenoi Map of the Iberian Peninsula 1560.A very fine, rare and important map of Spain and Portugal by Domenico Zenoi (Zenoni). Richly decorated and engraved in 1560. In...

    Hispaniae descriptio - Hispania, que & Iberia in ulteriore dividit ac...
    12660

    Rare and important map of Spain and Portugal. Printed 1560 in Venice by Domenico Zenoi.

    16 000,00 €
  • 1573 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Typus Orbis Terrarum, Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio, Africae Tabula Nova, Asiae Nova...

    Gielis Coppens van Diest, Christoffel Plantin, Antwerp, 1573-1584

    Ortelius' World and Continents from the First Modern Atlas.A fine set consisting of a world map and four of the continents from the first modern atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham...

    Typus Orbis Terrarum, Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio, Africae...
    12683

    Old coloured world map and continent maps by Abraham Ortelius. Published in 1573-84 in Antwerp.

    17 000,00 €

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  • 1591 - Theodor de Bry

    Theodor de Bry:  Floridae Americae Provinciae Recens & exactissima descriptio Auctore Iacobo le Moyne...

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1591

    One of the Most Important 16th Century Maps of Florida and the Southeastern United States.A very fine example of De Bry's cornerstone map of Florida. Based on the map Jacques le Moyne prepared...

    Floridae Americae Provinciae Recens & exactissima descriptio Auctore...
    12743

    Jacques le Moyne's map of Florida. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1591.

    16 500,00 €
  • 1567 - Olaus Magnus

    Olaus Magnus:  [Scandinavia]

    Henric Petri, Basle, 1567

    Olaus Magnus' Important Map of Scandinavia.Very rare and important map of Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus, printed in 1567. From the Historia Olai Magni gothi archiepiscopi Upsalensis De...

    [Scandinavia]
    12744

    Antique woodcut map of Scandinavia. Printed in Basle by Henric Petri in 1567.

    6 900,00 €
  • 1654 - Nicolas Visscher

    Nicolas Visscher:  Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro In Plurimis Emendatus Auctus et Icunculis Illustratus Auct....

    Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn, Amsterdam, 1654

    The First of a Series of World Maps to Be Found in Dutch Bibles.The rare first edition of Nicolas Visscher's beautiful world map from the Dutch Ravesteyn Bible of 1654. R. W. Shirley is only...

    Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro In Plurimis Emendatus Auctus et...
    12738

    Rare world map by Nicolas Visscher. Published 1654 in Amsterdam.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1774 - Tobias Conrad Lotter

    Tobias Conrad Lotter:  Sphaera Armillaris / Instrumentum artificiale Orrery ab inventore appellatum

    T. C. Lotter, Augsburg, 1774

    Rare and very decorative engraving with two astronomical devices: On the left an armillary sphere to show the movement of the heavenly bodies, on the right a planetarium, as it was constructed in...

    Sphaera Armillaris / Instrumentum artificiale Orrery ab inventore...
    12741

    Armillary Sphere and Planetarium. Printed in Augsburg by T. C. Lotter in 1774.

    950,00 €
  • 1700 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova & accurata tabula - Sardiniae Insula & regnum

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, 1700-02

    Rare antique map of Sicily and Sardinia in the Mediterranean by J. B. Homann. One of the early maps by Homann when he was still working for David Funck. Maps engraved by Homann before and around...

    Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova & accurata tabula - Sardiniae Insula...
    12745

    Old coloured map of Sicily, Sardinia. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann in 1700.

    690,00 €
  • 1654 - Nicolas Visscher

    Nicolas Visscher:  Geographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De Reysen Pauli...

    Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn, Amsterdam, 1654

    Very decorative map of the Eastern Mediterranean by Nicolas Visscher from 1654. From Italy to the Holy Land, Iraq and up to the Red Sea. With Sicily, Malta and Cyprus. Shows the travel of St. Paul...

    Geographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De...
    12739

    Old map of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn in 1654.

    590,00 €
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