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.
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.
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, 1597 (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.
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.