To the left a map of Turkey. Oriented with west at bottom. Right side of sheet contains a map of northern Egypt showing the Nile River delta, and a map the vicinity of Tunis with many oared ships in t..
The Holy Land map itself occupies the center and is surrounded by vignettes of the life of the Patriarch Abraham. Extremely decorative map made by Ortelius, based on Ptolemy, but mostly on the bible, ..
A splendid map of ancient Egypt, which appeared in Ortelius' Parergon. The map is based on his separately published map of Egypt, published in 1565, but with differences in the delineation. Dedicated ..
Second state. Ortelius' fine map of Asia well represents the continent at a time when Europeans were expanding their power in the far east. The Indian subcontinent and Malaysian peninsula are easily r..
In an inset Mechelen and surroundings. Decorative scale and title cartouche with dedicational initials which may refer to Laurentius Michaelis who may be connected with the Mechelen inset map.Dare to ..
From 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum [Atlas of the Whole World]'.Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white map in an ea..
Two maps on one sheet. Left map, entitled Caletensium, depicts the French and Belgian coastline from Estables to Calais. The right map, entitled Veromandorum, depicts the immediate vicinity of Saint-Q..
Three maps on one sheet. The left hand is centered on the eastern part of Austria. The right upper hand map is centered on northern Yugoslavia, and the last map is centered on Dalmatian province. Abra..