Francisco Frenandez de Cordova, Valladolid, 1545
Real First Edition of Medina's Very Rare Map of America and the Atlantic.Very rare and important first edition of the map of America and the Atlantic from Pedro de Medina's Arte de Navegar...12549
Woodcut sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Valladolid by Francisco Frenandez de Cordova in 1545.
Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder Hispania gegen Orient,...
Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588 (1598)
Beautiful original antique map of America by Sebastian Münster. The west coast of North America features Vázquez de Coronado's Quivira , one of the mythical Seven Cities of Gold , as well as the...12430
Woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.
America sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars 1596
Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1596
De Bry's Beautifully Engraved Map of the New World.A very fine full color example of De Bry's scarce map of North and South America. With full-length portraits of the important explorers...12579
Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1596.
L'America Settentrionale. Nuovamente Corretta et Accresciuta Secondo le Relationi Piu Moderne da...
G. G. de Rossi, Rome, 1677
First state of the rare map of North America by G. G. de Rossi after G. Sanson. California is shown as an island. Based on the map of Sanson from 1669. It includes a few additions to Sanson's map...12415
Old coloured map of North America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.
L'America Meridionale Nuovamente Coretta...
G. G. de Rossi, Rome, 1677
First state of the rare map of South America by G. G. de Rossi after G. Sanson. Based on the map of Sanson from 1669. This is the first state of the map, dated 1677 in the cartouche. From de...12416
Old coloured map of South America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.
Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and] L'Amerique Meridionale Divisee...
R. & J. Ottens, Amsterdam, 1694 (1729)
A matching set of two old colored maps of North and South America by Alexis Hubert Jaillot. California is still shown as an island and the Great Lakes are shown with open ends in the West. Separate...11770
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens in 1729.
Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio
Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Scarce and interesting map of America by Christoph Weigel. California is still represented as a big island. The Mississippi river flows into the Gulf of Mexico. In the northern Pacific a legend...11956
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.
Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius Africae [and] Totius Americae...
J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
A matching set of the World and the Continents by J. B. HomannWorld Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti : Old coloured antique world map by J. B. Homann. With southern...11811
Old coloured world map and continent maps by Johann Baptist Homann. Published around 1720 in Nuremberg.
Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio
J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Early antique map of America by Johann Baptist Homann. The first of two America maps by Homann. This example is in the third state with California already correctly represented as a peninsula. For...12184
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen
Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)
The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...11326
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India ligen
Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)
The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...12468
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.
G. Rosaccio, Venice, 1598
Coloured copper engraved America Map of G. Ruscelli. This example has a thin unexplained engraved line around the continent. From Ruscelli's Ptolemy Geographica "Le Relationi Universali" published...10317
Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Venice by G. Rosaccio in 1598.
Matthias Quad, Cologne, 1604
Beautiful original old hand coloured copper engraved map of America. Based on Giovanni d'Anian's Map of America from 1582. Compared to the Western Hemisphere map from Ortelius, Magini includes...10579
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Cologne by Matthias Quad in 1604.
Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw [and]...
Amsterdam, circa 1640
A matching set of the World and the Continents by Willem J. Blaeu These five maps represent the apogee of seventeenth century Dutch cartography. With their decorative panels of costumed figures,...11061
Old coloured world map and continent maps with borders by Willem J. Blaeu. Published around 1640 in Amsterdam.
The Western Ocean By Jer Seller and Cha Price
Jeremiah Seller & Charles Price, London, 1686 (1710)
A very rare sea chart of the Atlantic by John Seller. Includes almost all of South America as well as large parts of North America, Africa and Southern Europe. The map is based on the four-sheet...11906
Coloured sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in London by Jeremiah Seller & Charles Price in 1710.
Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novisima Representatio
J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1710
First state of this early edition of J. B. Homann's America map with California as an Island and without printers privilege. The Mississippi River is based on the early French Jesuit explorations,...10328
Old coloured map of California as an Island. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1710.
A New General Map of America.
E. Bowen, London, 1747
Bowen's map of the Americas from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With one title cartouche and a compass rose. The Pacific Northwest is left open with the note 'Parts Undiscovered'.11025
Antique map of the American continent. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.
Nieuwe Kaart van America
I. Tirion, Amsterdam, circa 1750
Outline coloured copper engraved map of America by Isaac Tirion. Showing the American Continent, western part of Africa and south west Europe. Published around 1750. Very wide margin.10321
Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by I. Tirion circa 1750.
Charte von America nach astronomischen Bestimmungen, den neusten Nachrichten und Charten...
Homann Erben, Nuremberg, 1806
Copper engraved map of America, published in 1806 by Homann Heirs. The detailed map is not exactly aligned to the north and shows the latest discoveries of the late 18th Century. The details in...11295
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1806.