America Continent

  • Pedro de Medina:  Nuevo Mundo

    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...

    Nuevo Mundo
    1545 - Pedro de Medina
    12549

    Woodcut sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Valladolid by Francisco Frenandez de Cordova in 1545.

    24 000,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  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...

    Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    12430

    Woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.

    1 580,00 €
  • Giovanni Giacomo Rossi:  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...

    L'America Settentrionale. Nuovamente Corretta et Accresciuta Secondo le...
    1677 - Giovanni Giacomo Rossi
    12415

    Old coloured map of North America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.

    1 900,00 €
  • Giovanni Giacomo Rossi:  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...

    L'America Meridionale Nuovamente Coretta...
    1677 - Giovanni Giacomo Rossi
    12416

    Old coloured map of South America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.

    650,00 €
  • Alexis Hubert Jaillot:  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...

    Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and]...
    1694 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot
    11770

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens in 1729.

    2 900,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  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...

    Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    11956

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    890,00 €
  • Johann Baptist Homann:  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...

    Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    12184

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    790,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  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...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    11326

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  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...

    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12468

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales & Indianas Vocant

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1554)

    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...

    Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales &...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12611

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1554.

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  • Theodor de Bry:  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...

    America sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris...
    1596 - Theodor de Bry
    12579

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1596.

  • Girolamo Ruscelli:  America

    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...

    America
    1598 - Girolamo Ruscelli
    10317

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Venice by G. Rosaccio in 1598.

  • Giovanni Antonio Magini:  America

    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...

    America
    1604 - Giovanni Antonio Magini
    10579

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Cologne by Matthias Quad in 1604.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  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,...

    Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct:...
    1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11061

    Old coloured world map and continent maps with borders by Willem J. Blaeu. Published around 1640 in Amsterdam.

  • John Seller:  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...

    The Western Ocean By Jer Seller and Cha Price
    1686 - John Seller
    11906

    Coloured sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in London by Jeremiah Seller & Charles Price in 1710.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  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,...

    Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novisima Representatio
    1710 - Johann Baptist Homann
    10328

    Old coloured map of California as an Island. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1710.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  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...

    Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11811

    Old coloured world map and continent maps by Johann Baptist Homann. Published around 1720 in Nuremberg.

  • Emanuel Bowen:  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'.

    A New General Map of America.
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11025

    Antique map of the American continent. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

  • Isaak Tirion:  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.

    Nieuwe Kaart van America
    1750 - Isaak Tirion
    10321

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by I. Tirion circa 1750.

  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  Carte d'Amerique, dressee pour l'usage du Roy

    circa 1763

    Hand colored engraving showing North and South America.

    Carte d'Amerique, dressee pour l'usage du Roy
    1763 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    10031

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed circa 1763.

  • Homann Erben:  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...

    Charte von America nach astronomischen Bestimmungen, den neusten...
    1806 - Homann Erben
    11295

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1806.

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