Atlases

  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae Enarrationis, Libri Octo ... Prostant Lugduni apud...

    G. Trechsel, Vienne, 1541

    This atlas is divided into three parts: First, the text comprising the new Latin translation by the humanist Wilibald Pirckheimer of the 1525 edition, which has been edited by Michael Servetus, for...

    Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae Enarrationis, Libri Octo ......
    11191

    Second edition of Michael Servetus' Ptolemy edition, published by G. Trechsel 1541 in Vienne, Dauphine.

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  • 1718 - B. Schotanus van Sterringa

    Bernhard Schotanus van Sterringa:  Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in haare... door Dr. Bern....

    Francois Halma, Leeuwarden, 1718

    Second and enlarged edition of the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland, including 30 detail maps of the entire provinces of Friesland, an overview map of Friesland and 8 historical maps...

    Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in...
    11466

    A splendid copy of the famous Friesland Atlas. All maps and views finely coloured by a contemporary hand.

    11 500,00 €
  • 1564 - Girolamo Ruscelli

    Girolamo Ruscelli:  La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, Nuovamente tradotta di Greco in Italiano da...

    Giordano Ziletti, Venice, 1564

    Third edition of Ruscelli's translation of Ptolemy's Geografia and first edition published by G. Ziletti in 1564. The first two Ruscelli editions have been published 1561 and 1562 by V. Valgrisi....

    La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino, Nuovamente tradotta di...
    10869

    A 16th century Ptolemy Atlas with 64 engraved maps. Published by Giordano Ziletti in Venice during the year 1564.

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  • 1595 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Parergon, sive Veteris Geographiae aliquot Tabulae. [Bound with:] Nomenclator Ptolemaicus.

    Plantin, Antwerp, 1595

    The Parergon maps began appearing as supplements within the Theatrum in 1579 with 3 maps. During the following years, more map were completed and the Parergon became an atlas in its own right. The...

    Parergon, sive Veteris Geographiae aliquot Tabulae. [Bound with:]...
    11259

    A splendid copy of Ortelius' Atlas of Ancient Geography. All maps and views finely coloured by a contemporary hand.

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  • 1597 - Giovanni Antonio Magini

    Giovanni Antonio Magini:  Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra ... Nuovamente ... Rincontrati, & Corretti ......

    Giovanni Battista and Giorgio Galignani, Venice, 1597-98

    The first edition of Leonardo Cernoti's Italian translation of Ptolemy's Geografia based on the 1596 Latin edition of Magini published by G. B. & G. Galignani in 1597-98. The beautiful engraved...

    Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra ... Nuovamente ......
    10871

    A 16th century Ptolemy Atlas with 64 engraved maps. Published by Battista and Galignani in Venice during the years 1597-98.

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  • 1598 - Girolamo Ruscelli

    Girolamo Ruscelli:  Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino Tradotta di Greco nell'Idioma Volgare Italiano da...

    M. Sessa Erben, Venice, 1598-99

    Sixth edition of Ruscelli's translation of Ptolemy's Geografia edited and extended by Giuseppe Rosaccio published by the Hires of M. Sessa in 1598 and 1599. Illustrated with 69 double page...

    Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino Tradotta di Greco nell'Idioma...
    10870

    A 16th century Ptolemy Atlas, published by the Hires of Sessa in Venice during the years 1598-99.

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  • 1624 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Abrahami Ortelii. Theatri Orbis Terrarvm Parergon, Sive Veteris Geographiae Tabvlae, Commentarijs...

    Plantin, Antwerp, 1624

    Last and most comprehensive edition of the Parergon-Atlas of Abraham Ortelius. Originally planned as appendix to "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", this is the first separate edition enhanced by 6 map...

    Abrahami Ortelii. Theatri Orbis Terrarvm Parergon, Sive Veteris...
    10097

    Last edition of Ortelius' Parergon, the atlas of the ancient geography. Published by Plantin in Antwerpen in 1624.

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  • 1750 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Atlas Silesiae Id Est Ducatus Silesiae Generaliter Quatuor Mappis Nec Non Specialiter XVI Mappis...

    Nuremberg, 1750

    Large scale special atlas of Silesia, Polen. With 4 general map with engraved text in margin and 16 large scale detailed maps (plate size: 58 x 85 cm) with decorative cartouches. Maps mainly dated...

    Atlas Silesiae Id Est Ducatus Silesiae Generaliter Quatuor Mappis Nec...
    10295

    Old coloured atlas of Silesia by Homann. With 20 engraved maps. Published in Nuremberg in 1750.

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  • 1753 - Leonhard Euler

    Leonhard Euler:  Atlas geographicus omnes orbis terrarum regiones in XLI tabulis ... / Atlas géographique...

    Michaelis, Berlin, 1753

    First edition of the rare Atlas by the famous mathematician Leonhard Euler. The second edition was published in 1760 with 44 maps, followed by the third unaltered edition in 1777, which was printed...

    Atlas geographicus omnes orbis terrarum regiones in XLI tabulis ... /...
    11294

    Rare Atlas of the Mathematician Leonhard Euler in outstanding conservation

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  • 1760 - Leonhard Euler

    Leonhard Euler:  Geographischer Atlas bestehend in 44 Land-Charten, worauf alle Theile des Erd-Creyses...

    Christian Ludewig Kunst, Berlin, 1760

    Rare school atlas by the famous mathematican Leonhard Euler. It was the most successful project of the "Royal Academy of Sciences" in Berlin. First edition was published in 1753, titled 'Atlas...

    Geographischer Atlas bestehend in 44 Land-Charten, worauf alle Theile...
    10027

    School atlas of the Mathematician Leonhard Euler with 44 engraved maps. Second edition, published 1760 in Berlin.

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  • 1762 - Tobias Conrad Lotter

    Tobias Conrad Lotter:  Atlas Geographicus portatilis XXIX mappis orbis habitabilis regna exhibens ... Kurzgefasste...

    Augsburg, circa 1762

    Pocket atlas of T. Lotter and T. Lobeck. Bound with "Kurzgefasste Geographie" of Lobeck. With 1 World map, 1 Celestial map, 37 european maps including 14 maps of Germany not mentioned in index.

    Atlas Geographicus portatilis XXIX mappis orbis habitabilis regna...
    10296

    Old coloured pocket atlas by Tobias Lotter. With 43 engraved maps. Published in Augsburg in 1762.

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  • 1820 - Hyacinthe Langlois

    Hyacinthe Langlois:  Atlas

    Paris, circa 1820

    A boxed set of 8 jigsaw puzzles published around 1820 by Hyacinthe Langlois. A wonderful example of an early nineteenth century French educational tool for teaching geography to young children....

    Atlas
    11223

    Old coloured jigsaw puzzles. Printed in Paris in the year 1820.

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  • 1880 - Charles Verneau

    Charles Verneau:  Mappemonde en deux Hemispheres

    Paris, circa 1880

    Appealing cartographical toy, consisting of 20 wooden cubes, each side of each cube with a map section pasted on, thus forming 6 puzzle maps of the world, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and...

    Mappemonde en deux Hemispheres
    11309

    Cartographical toy consisting of 20 wooden cubes. Fabricated in Paris during the year 1880.

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