Mediterranean

  • 1482 - Lienhart Holle

    Lienhart Holle:  [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt Parallel]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable printed maps of North Africa. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Untitled woodcut map, showing present-day Libya, Tunisia, Sardinia and Sicily based upon...

    [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt...
    11524

    First Edition of an Important 15th Century Map of North Africa with Sardinia and Sicily. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle.

    4 500,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Famagosta

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early view of Famagusta in Cyprus from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the siege of Famagusta by the Turks in 1571. This copy is printed from the first state of the plate, without...

    Famagosta
    11175

    Antique map of Famagusta. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    2 950,00 €
  • 1723 - Nicolas de Fer

    Nicolas de Fer:  Carte et Plan de l'isle de Malthe et des villes et forts avec les nouvelles fortifications ainsy...

    Guillaume Danet, Paris, 1723

    Very decorative and rare map of Malta with Gozo by Nicolas de Fer. Printed by Guillaume Danet in Paris in 1723 . Bottom right a small map of the harbour and fortification of La Valetta. Decorated...

    Carte et Plan de l'isle de Malthe et des villes et forts avec les...
    11772

    Coloured map of Valetta, Gozo. Printed in Paris by Guillaume Danet in 1723.

    1 700,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Candia vel Creta insula posta nel mare Mediterraneo...

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early map of Crete from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the island surrounded by Venetian galleys with a nice renaissance cartouche and a compass rose. This copy is printed from the...

    Candia vel Creta insula posta nel mare Mediterraneo...
    11179

    Antique map of Crete. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    1 400,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Corfu insula antiquamente detta Malena...

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early map of Corfu from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the island surrounded by Venetian galleys with a nice renaissance cartouche and a compass rose. This copy is printed from the...

    Corfu insula antiquamente detta Malena...
    11183

    Antique map of Corfu. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    1 400,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Candia, olim Creta

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut map of Crete. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. The view comes from the French edition of the Cosmographia Universalis by Sebastian...

    Candia, olim Creta
    11366

    Antique woodcut map of Crete. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 300,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Provincia di Albania

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early map of Albania at the Adriatic coast from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the coastline with the Turks and Venetians at war with several battle scenes and galleys, a title...

    Provincia di Albania
    11186

    Antique map of Albania. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1635 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Turcicum Imperium

    J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Turkish Empire by Willem Blaeu. Very decorative map of the Ottoman Empire issued during the first half of the 17th Century. The beautiful title cartouche shows...

    Turcicum Imperium
    11509

    Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Blaeu in 1635.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1587 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio.

    Antwerp, 1587

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of six Mediterranean Island by A. Ortelius. Showing Malta, Sardinia, Sicily, Corfu, Elba and Djerba. From the 1587 French edition of Theatrum...

    Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio.
    11312

    Old coloured map of Djerba, Elba, Corfu, Sicily, Sardinia, Malta. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1587.

    1 100,00 €
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio.

    Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of six Mediterranean Island by A. Ortelius. Showing Malta, Sardinia, Sicily, Corfu, Elba and Djerba. From the 1584 Latin edition of Theatrum...

    Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio.
    11338

    Old coloured map of Djerba, Elba, Corfu, Sicily, Sardinia, Malta. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    950,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Malta olim Melita Insula.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut map of Malta. As a woodcut map, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. Based on the engraved Malta map of Ortelius. The map comes from the French edition of...

    Malta olim Melita Insula.
    11419

    Antique woodcut map of Malta. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    800,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Tine insula, e citte antiqua posta nella Arcipelago...

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early view of Tinos, an island of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the island sieged by battle ships. This copy is printed from the first state of...

    Tine insula, e citte antiqua posta nella Arcipelago...
    11178

    Antique map of Tinos. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    750,00 €
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Candia Insula / Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descrip.

    Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of Crete with 10 additional islands by A. Ortelius. Showing Crete and the islands Lesbos (Metellino), Kithira (Cerigo), Karpathos (Scarpanto),...

    Candia Insula / Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descrip.
    11339

    Old coloured map of the Aegean Sea, Cyclades, Crete. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    750,00 €
  • 1730 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Mare Mediterraneum, juxta Regna et Provincias, quas Alluit Distinctum et Cognominatum

    Augsburg, circa 1730

    Beautiful, old-colored engraved map of the western Mediterranean by Matthaeus Seutter. Shows the neighboring countries of Spain, Italy, the Balkans, Greece, as well as the north coast of Africa...

    Mare Mediterraneum, juxta Regna et Provincias, quas Alluit Distinctum et...
    11705

    Old coloured map of the Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

    650,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Insula Creta hodie Candia in sua IV Territoria Divisa ...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Old coloured engraved map of Crete (Κρήτη) with the Cyclades (Κυκλάδες) in the Aegean Sea by Johann Baptist Homann. The skillful title cartouche shows Poseidon surrounded by grape vines.

    Insula Creta hodie Candia in sua IV Territoria Divisa ...
    11712

    Old coloured map of Crete, Cyclades, Aegean Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    600,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias, Tributarias, Clientelares ...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Turkish Empire by Johann Baptist Homann. Very decorative map of the Ottoman Empire issued during the first half of the 18th Century. Shows the eastern...

    Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias,...
    11708

    Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    590,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  [Albania, Montenegro, Shkodra]

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early map of the Adriatic coast from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the coast line between Montenegro and Albania with Shkodra in the background with two Venetian galleys in front....

    [Albania, Montenegro, Shkodra]
    11182

    Antique map of Montenegro, Shkodra, Albania. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    550,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Morea Penisola

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut map of the Peloponnese. As a woodcut map, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. The map comes from the French edition of the Cosmographia Universalis by...

    Morea Penisola
    11426

    Antique woodcut map of the Peloponnese. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    550,00 €
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Senensis Ditionis Accurata Descriptio / Corsica / Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum 1572

    Antwerp, 1584

    Nice original old coloured map of Corsica, part of Tuscany around Siena and the Ancona region by Abraham Ortelius. From the 1584 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , Latin text on verso.

    Senensis Ditionis Accurata Descriptio / Corsica / Marcha Anconae, olim...
    11340

    Old coloured map of Ancona, Tuscany, Sienna, Corsica. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    520,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Durazzo antiquamente detta epidamna citta nella provincia di Albania ... MDLXXI

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early view of the second largest city of Albania Durres from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the fortress with the half-moon flag and Venetian galleys in front. With a nice...

    Durazzo antiquamente detta epidamna citta nella provincia di Albania ......
    11180

    Antique map of Durres, Albania. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    450,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Negroponte

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A very scarce early woodcut map of Euboea (Negroponte). Below and verso description of Euboea. Ruled in brown ink.The map was published in the French edition of the Cosmographia Universalis...

    Negroponte
    11315

    Antique woodcut map of Negroponte, Euboea. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    450,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  [Malta and Gozo]

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Small, early woodcut map of Malta with Gozo by Sebastian Münster. On the full text sheet. In the margin an interesting manuscript list of Grand Masters of the Knights of the Crusades with Gerhard...

    [Malta and Gozo]
    11388

    Early woodcut map of Malta and Gozo. Published by Heinrich Petri in Basel in 1574.

    450,00 €
  • 1634 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Corsica

    W. J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1634

    First state of Blaeu's map of Corsica, published 1634 in the German edition of Atlas Novus . State in which map itself has no separate title, only letterpress title above. Later editions have...

    Corsica
    11438

    Coloured map of Corse, Corsica. Printed in Amsterdam by W. J. Blaeu in 1634.

    400,00 €
  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the Mediterranean, as also in the...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    An unusual copper engraving by E. Bowen from 'A Complete System of Geography'. Featuring 7 small maps of islands of the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic and South Africa including "An Accurate Map of...

    Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the...
    11189

    Antique map of St Helena, Tenerife, Cape Verde, Malta, Mediterranean. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

    390,00 €
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