Babylon, Memphis, Alkair
Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1550
Early small woodcut view of Cairo in Egypt. On verso a depiction of Queen Cleopatra with snake.From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder...12598
Antique woodcut town view of Cairo, Egypt. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.
Gerardus Mercator natus Rupelmundae ... Iudocus Hondius natus in pago Flandriae
Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1628
This double portrait depicts two renowned sixteenth-century cartographers, Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius. Created shortly after Hondius' death in 1612, the engraving was made by his widow...12774
Copper engraving of a portrait. Mercator Hondius Double Portrait. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1628.
Io. Antonius Maginus Pat. Mathemat. In Bonon. Gymn. Profess.
A large portrait of Giovanni Antonio Magini engraved by H. David.11070
Copper engraving of a portrait. Giovanni Antonio Magini. Printed in the year 1632.
[Le Theatre du Monde dedie au Roi.] Par tout ou le Soleil eclaire Louis de Monde...
Paris, circa 1688
Title page of the atlas Le Theatre du Monde dedié au Roi by Jean Baptiste Nolin. At the top the quadriga with the Sun King Louis XIV, admired by the allegorical figures of the four continents...12729
Atlas title page from J. B. Nolin. Printed around 1688 in Paris.
Spectandum Dedit Ortelius Mortalib. orbem Orbi Spectandum Galleus Ortelium. Papius
C. Planti, Antwerp, 1592
A beautiful coloured portrait of Abraham Ortelius as Frontispiece to his 'Theatrum Orbis'. Engraved by Phillipe Galle.11069
Copper engraving of a portrait. Abraham Ortelius. Printed in Antwerp by C. Planti in 1592.
Atlas Coelestius: seu Harmonia Macrocosmica
Valk & Schenk, Amsterdam, (1660) 1708
Old coloured title page of Andreas Cellarius' star atlas Harmonia Macrocosmica Seu Atlas Universalis Et Novus first published by J. Janssonius in 1660. This title page is from the reissue by Valk...11500
Copper engraving of a title page. Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica. Printed in Amsterdam by Valk & Schenk in 1708.