America Continent

  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    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...
    11326

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

    5 900,00 €
  • 1750 - Isaak Tirion

    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
    10321

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

    280,00 €
  • 1598 - Girolamo Ruscelli

    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
    10317

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

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  • 1604 - Giovanni Antonio Magini

    Giovanni Antonio Magini:  America

    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...

    America
    10579

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

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  • 1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    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:...
    11061

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

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  • 1710 - Johann Baptist Homann

    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
    10328

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

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    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.
    11025

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

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  • 1763 - Guillaume de l'Isle

    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
    10031

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed circa 1763.

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  • 1806 - Homann Erben

    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...
    11295

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

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