Europe Continent

  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Europae

    C. Plantin, Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful old coloured map of Europe by Abraham Ortelius. Decorated with a sailing ship, compass rose and tents in Russia. The title cartouche shows Europa , the mother of King Minos of Crete,...

    Europae
    11743

    Old coloured map of the European continent. Printed in Antwerp by C. Plantin in 1584.

    1 450,00 €
  • 1914 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Humoristische Landkarte

    Verlag Hermann Bercker, Munich, 1914

    Comic map on a postcard with war propaganda published during the first months of World War I.

    Humoristische Landkarte
    11513

    Map of World War One, Propaganda Map. Printed in Munich by Verlag Hermann Bercker in 1914.

    150,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [Germania Magna]

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The first modern map of northern and central EuropeSecond printed map of the North, after the woodcut map published in the Ulm Ptolemy edition of 1482/86. First issue, with Latin text...

    [Germania Magna]
    11306

    Antique woodcut map of the European continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

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  • 1520 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Tabula Moderna Germanie

    Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    This very detailed early woodcut map showing central Europe from Denmark to the Alps and from France to Poland. This Ptolemaic map comes from the first so called Modern Atlas by Martin...

    Tabula Moderna Germanie
    10157

    Antique woodcut map of Germany. Printed in Strasbourg by Schott in 1513 or 1520.

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  • 1545 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Europa, das ein Drittheil der Erden, nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.

    Basle, circa 1545

    Attractive woodcut map showing the European continent with South on top. From a German edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Munster printed from Petri in Basel around 1545. Beautiful woodcut with...

    Europa, das ein Drittheil der Erden, nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.
    10167

    Old coloured woodcut map of the European continent. Printed in Basle circa 1545.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Von dem Land Europa, das zu unsern zeiten die Christenheit under im begreifft, und etwas von der...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Small, early woodcut map of Europe by Sebastian Münster. On the full text sheet. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder ,...

    Von dem Land Europa, das zu unsern zeiten die Christenheit under im...
    11403

    Antique woodcut map of the European continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Europa das ein Drittheil der Erden, nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    16th Century Woodcut Map of Europe.One of the earliest printed maps of the European continent. Curiously oriented to the south. Shows the continent from Constantinople and Greece to the east...

    Europa das ein Drittheil der Erden, nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.
    11688

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

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  • 1581 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Romani Imperii Imago

    Antwerp, 1581

    Showing European continent during Roman Empire. From 1581 French edition of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". French Text on verso.

    Romani Imperii Imago
    10058

    Antique map of the Roman Empire. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1581.

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  • 1592 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Peregrinationis divi Pauli typus corographicus.

    Antwerp, 1592

    Hand coloured engraved map of the Eastern Mediterranean by Abraham Ortelius. Covering the Mediterranean Sea between Israel and Sicily with Cyprus, Italy, Greece and Turkey. With two biblical scenes...

    Peregrinationis divi Pauli typus corographicus.
    10850

    Coloured map of Israel, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Sicily. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1592.

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  • 1604 - Giovanni Antonio Magini

    Giovanni Antonio Magini:  Europa

    Matthias Quad, Cologne, 1597 (1604)

    Beautiful original old hand coloured copper engraved map of Europe. With the mythical island Brasil and Demar west of Ireland. From the 1604 Cologne edition of "Enchiridion cosmographicum" by...

    Europa
    10580

    Old coloured map of the European 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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  • 1642 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Europam sive Celticam veterem. Sic Describere conabur Abrahamus Ortelius

    Amsterdam, 1642

    Historical map of Europe, originally attributed to Ortelius also published in Hondius / Mercator Atlas Novus with different catouches. French text on back.

    Europam sive Celticam veterem. Sic Describere conabur Abrahamus Ortelius
    10151

    Old coloured map of the European continent. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1642.

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  • 1680 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio

    F. de Wit, Amsterdam, 1680

    Beautiful original old coloured map of Europe by Frederick de Wit. Richly decorated with many ships, a sea monster and putti holding the title banner. Europa rides on Zeus in the form of a bull....

    Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio
    11510

    Old coloured map of the European continent. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit in 1680.

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  • 1709 - Guillaume de l'Isle

    Guillaume de l'Isle:  Theatrum Historicum (and) An Historical Map of the Roman Empire

    1709

    Large map of Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa and parts of the Middle East. With inset double hermisphere world map. Dated 1709.

    Theatrum Historicum (and) An Historical Map of the Roman Empire
    10067

    Coloured map of Europe. Printed in the year 1709.

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  • 1738 - Edward Wells

    Edward Wells:  A New Map of Europe according to the Present General Divisions and Names ...

    E. Wells, London, circa 1738

    Decorative coloured map of the European continent. From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher and mathematician, born in 1667....

    A New Map of Europe according to the Present General Divisions and Names...
    10827

    Coloured map of the European continent. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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