Map centered on the South West France, from the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius'' Atlas Minor.Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a sma..
General map of Europe, as well as Americae Pars, Greenland, Iceland, a Polar landmass, along with the mythical islands of Frisland, Drogeo, and Bradain. A large strapwork title cartouche completes the..
One of the new maps added by Hondius, when he took over publication of the Atlas, a finely engraved and decorative map of north-west Africa, with the Canaries. With an inset of the island of Penon de ..
Uncommon map of France.Mercator was born in Rupelmonde in Flanders and studied in Louvain under Gemma Frisius, Dutch writer, astronomer and mathematician. The excellence of his work brought him the pa..
Map centered on the region between the rivers Seine and Marne, with Paris at the bottom.From the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius'' Atlas Minor.Shortly after the publication of the big fol..
An attractive map of the continent, added by Hondius when he took over publication of Mercator's Atlas. Although it is based on Mercator's map, Hondius improved the outline of Madagascar, and named Ca..
The best-known map of Portugal, after Alvares Secco (1560), orientated west to the top of the sheet. Secco's map was copied by many mapmakers and publishers for upwards of a century.Engraved by the ma..
State 2. This is the first map devoted to the Arctic, a hemispherical one on a North Polar projection with an attractive floral design surrounding it. In the corners are four roundels, one of this con..