Gerard Mercator's great world map of 1569 was condensed into double hemispherical form by his son Rumold. It first appeared in 1587 in Casaubon's edition of Sreabo's Geographia with columns of text be..
The engraver Jan van Doetecum has copied this world map from the double-hemispherical one engraved by his father Baptista for Petrus Plancius in 1590. There are four new corner insets in oval frames. ..
Re-issue by Janssonius of the rare world map by Dirck Lons (1622), based on van den Keere. The interior of North America is occupied by a cartouche surrounded by portraits of nine geographers, explore..
A reduced version of Blaeu's world map lacking the decorative borders. The engraving is neatly executed, with Germanic touches to the lettering, and the Latin title is repeated in gothic German script..
According to Shirley, De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements and the signs of the zodiac in a well..
A beautifully decorative 17th Century world map.With dedication "a Monseignevr M.gr Messire Lovis de Bovcherat chancellier de France par son tres humble et tres obeissant serviteur I. B. Nolin".De Til..
Decorative map of the Eastern hemisphere including the discoveries made by Abel Tasman in Australia. The decorative borders include co-ordinates and descriptions of signs of the zodiac. Dedicated to P..
Nicolas Sanson's map of the ancient world, engraved by Jean Somer Pruthenus was issued separately in 1657 before being incorporated in the first formal edition of Sanson's world atlas in 1658. Here in..
Uncommon world map in Mercator's projection, which first appeared in De Fer's Atlas Curieux.Showing California as an island. Engraved by C.Inselin.Shows the explorer's routes around the world and a ho..
The world centred around the North Pole is depicted on the dial of a beautiful full size mantle-piece clock with California as an island with rounded northern coastline and also with Japan included. C..
A chart showing the eastern hemisphere, including north eastern coast of Australia with, superimposed, climatic zones and planetary details. Surround by most decorative scrollwork and cherubs.This map..
Uncommon German world map showing California as an island. A large island "Terra Esonis", north of Japan has been joined to the coast of America to create a vast land mass over the Pacific. With fine ..