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.[Pakistan, Afghanistan]

Wood block printed Ptolemaic map of the region of present-day Pakistan and part of Afghanistan. Convoluted mountain ranges and river systems dominate the trapezoidal map....

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 


[Taprobana - Sri Lanka]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Ceylon prepared Martin Waldseemüller.Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "P...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 


Tabula Asiae XII (Sri Lanka, with Elephant)

The FIRST edition of Munster's first modern map of Sri Lanka, which appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540. The Geographia was a new ...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

RECTO: Six 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and five line-fillers in same.VERSO: Five 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and one 2-lines i...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: France, 1520-1550

 


Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.

Fine early map of Arabian peninsula, being one of the earliest modern maps of the region.Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio To...

$850 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1561

 


[West Africa]

Second block. West Africa, from the Tropic of Cancer south to St Thomas. The interior is filled with lions, elephants, monkeys and camels, with a fenced native village. O...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: RAMUSIO, G. B.
Place & Date: Venice, 1563

 


[No title] 'Daniel's Dream Map' or 'Wittenberg World Map'.

Wood block print engraved by the famous engravers Jost Amman and Virgil Solis - with their initials in lower bottom of the map. This somewhat curious map of Europe, Afric...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: AMMAN, J. / SOLIS, V. / LUFFT, H.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1564

 


Il Cuscho citta principale della provincia del Peru.

A very desirable and scarce item of this decorative and early bid's-eye town-plan of the Inca city of Cuzco. Several figures shown inside the city walls and on the hillsi...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: DE BELLEFOREST, F.
Place & Date: Lyons, 1564

 


[No title - Daniel's Dream map]

Wood block print engraved by the famous engravers Jost Amman and Virgil Solis - with their initials in lower bottom of the map. This somewhat curious map of Europe, Afric...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: AMMAN, J. / SOLIS, V. / LUFFT, H.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1564

 


IX. Die Lepontier.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in "Landtaflen. Hi...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


( II Germania) / Tütschland.

Very early wood cut printed map of Germany, Poland, The Low Countries, Alsace and part Europe with of Switzerland, Croatia. Originally engraved in 1548. Included in "...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


I Europa / Das dritteil der Welt.

Very early wood cut printed map of Europe with South to the top. In the lower-left corner we see Poland, Livonia and parts of England and Ireland in the lower right corne...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


XI. Wallis.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland with Wallis region.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in &...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


XII. Laurater Basler gelegenheit.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland with Basel region.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in &q...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


III. Gallia. Franckrych.

Very early wood cut printed map of France, North of river Rhine, Northern Italy. Coast of England from Dover to Cornwall. A ship, sea monsters and coats of arms are filli...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


VII. Das Ergow.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland centered on Ergow.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in &q...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place & Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 


(Northern celestial planisphere with a pasted volvelle.)

Probably by the Vienna astronomer Melchior Klayber who used the Copernican precession theory, which is closely connected with the chart (Ptolemy - 6° 40' and Ptolemy - 5...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: KLAYBER, Melchior ?
Place & Date: Vienna, ca. 1569

 


Aphricae Tabula I. (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.)

Double-page woodcut Ptolemaic-style map by Sebastian Münster figuring Mauritania, present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, published in the edition of Strabo by Henri ...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: STRABO / MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571

 


Franciae orientalis../ Monasteriensis et osnaburgensis..

From 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum [Atlas of the Whole World]' published in Antwerp. French text on verso.The map of Frankenland is prepared by Sebastian Rotenhan (1478-1532) ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A./ GALLE,T.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1574

 


Sic ferus exardet in circo taurus aperto - Cum sua terribili petit iritamina cornu.

This is a plate from a series "Venationes ferarum, avium, piscium, pugnae bestiariorum & mutuae bestiarum". Published by Philippe Galle (Haarlem 1537 - 1612...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / GALLE, Ph.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, ca 1577

 


Theatrum praecipuarum urbium Ducatus Brabantiae. / bound with : [Hogenbergs Geschichtsblätter].

Volume including two series :1st series : [Schut, Pieter Hendricksz]. Theatrum praecipuarum urbium Ducatus Brabantiae… Illustrated with an engraved title page and 43 pl...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: [SCHUT, Pieter Hendricksz.] / VISSCHER, N. J.
Place & Date: (Amsterdam), N. Visscher, 1657 / Cologne, 1566-1579

 


Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.

This is the second copperplate of Ortelius' map showing the western hemisphere, showing the prominent bulge in the South American coastline. An important map because of i...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1579

 


Temperance (Temperantia) from The Virtues.

Very decorative engraving by Philip Galle (Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp) after Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels). The print was published by Hi...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: BREUGHEL, P.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Hieronymus Cock, 1580

 


Slusa, Teutonicae Flandriae opp. . . (Sluis)

Bird'eye view of the town of Sluis.From the greatest publication in this genre!. The Civitates was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1580

 


Vienna.. / Buda..

Pair of views on one sheet, the first showing the Austria capital of Vienna with fields, and figures in the foreground.Lower view shows the Hungarian capital of Budapest....

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne 1580

 


[Map of the Holy Land, including Cyprus]

Attractive full page longitudinal map of Palestine, Syria and Cyprus, cut by Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch. The shore line running from Southern Anatolia to the Nile Delta. ...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, 1550-1580

 


Traiectum ad Mosam. [Maastricht]

A birds-eye view of Maastricht seen from the south. Rising on Vrijthof square is the dominant complex of Sint-Servaas, in front of which - seen here in a distorted perspe...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1581

 


Cosmographie, ou description des quatre parties du Monde...

Fourth French edition (first French collective edition), considerably enlarged with the double-page truncated cordiform world map "Charte cosmographique", in us...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: APIANUS, Petrus / FRISIUS, Gemma.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Jean Bellere, a l'Aigle d'Or, 1581

 


Tafel der Lender darin der Apostel Paulus geprediget hat.

Rare wood block map depicting the Mediterranean, with an over-sized Cyprus from the final Dutch edition of Heinrich Bünting's famous Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae, a boo...

$800 / ≈ €749
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING,H.
Place & Date: Magdeburg, 1581

 


Descrittione di M. Lodovico Guicciardini patritio Fiorentino, di tutti i Paesi Bassi,...

Second Italian edition (variant B) and first Plantin edition (1st Silvius 1567) and the most sought-after edition of the famous description of the Low Countries, updated ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584

 


Universe Europae Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descriptio. Generale Pascaerte van Europa . . .

This general chart of north-western Europe and the surrounding coastal waters is from the rare pilot-guide De Spiegel der Zeevaerdt , printed by Christopher Plantin in Le...

$19000 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Place & Date: Leyden, 1584

 


Beschrijvinge vande de zee Cuften va Vlanderen en Picardien. . .

DUTCH TEXT EDITION. A detailed chart of the coast of Flanders and Normandy decorated by a large colorful baroque title cartouche, and the coat of arms of Flanders with a ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


De zee cuften tufschen Dovere en Orfords nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire van Lonen gelegens is. . .

A detailed chart of the English Channel coastland. Decorated by a colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters. A very...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . .

A rare Dutch text edition of this detailed early chart of the northern coast of England. West to the top. The mileage cartouche has no Latin captures. Decorated by a colo...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


Zee caerte vande Sondt tvermaerste van Danemarcke . . .

A detailed chart of the coast of Denmark and its islands, Copenhagen in the center of the chart. West to the top. It is decorated by a title, scale and descriptive cartou...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


Nititur ad vetitos iuuenem compellere amores Putephar, Gene[sis] 39,

A superb example of this illustration from the series of the Story of Joseph. Joseph Runs from Potiphar's Wife.Copper engraving published in " Thesaurus sacrarum his...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585

 


Mercurius.

Mercury holding a caduceus and riding in a chariot drawn by two birds on the clouds in the sky, an extensive landscape with a harbor with goods being loaded and unloaded ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585

 


Dum flaus in agro gaudet colligere spicas Ruth, forte affinis, venit in arua Booz. [ûRuth thanks Boaz for letting her glean his fields, from The Story of Ruth.]

A superb example of this illustration showing Ruth thanks Boaz for letting her glean his fields, from The Story of Ruth.Copper engraving published in " Thesaurus sac...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585

 


Anverpia, nobile in Barbantia oppidum, parrim maritimum . . . [Antwerp]

The bird's-eye plan provides an excellent view of the citadel, city, docks and fortifications. The city was defended by a line of fortification and a moat constructed und...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1585

 


Vincula dura Joseph pro falso crimine perfert. Sed deus a falsa hunc suspicione leuat. Gene[sis] 40

A superb example of this illustration from the series of the Story of Joseph. Joseph in Jail.Copper engraving published in " Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris t...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585

 


Imposita saxo Jacob cervice quiescens Aligeros scalas vidit imre choros. Gene[sis] 28

A superb example of this illustration showing a blind Isaac blessing Jacob. Copper engraving published in " Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, elegan...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585

 


Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch...

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mens...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 


Novus de Leone Belgico eiusq topographia atq. Historica descriptione liber (…). Rerumque in Belgio maxime gestarum, inde ab anno Christi M.D.LIX. Usque ad annum M.D.LXXXVII perpetua narratione continatus.

ENLARGED EDITION, with 207 (of 208) engravings of a famous eyewitness account of the Dutch Revolt, with the famous "Leo Belgicus" map, here in its second state...

$39000 / ≈ €36493
Maker / Publisher: AITSINGER (EYZINGER), Michael von.
Place & Date: Cologne, Gerardus Campensis for Frans Hogenberg, 1588

 


Lapis polaris magnes.

This is a plate from a series of twenty prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries (Nova Reperta) after Jan van der Straet. On image, bottom right: 'Ion. Stradanu...

$850 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590

 


The hanging of the head of police Jean Grauwels in Brussels, 11 february 1569.

Print relating to Brussels during the first decades of the eighty year war between Spain and the Low Countries: (plate 18). This plate shows the hanging of the head of po...

$80 / ≈ €75
Maker / Publisher: HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca. 1590

 


Habiti delle Donne Venetiane . . .

Title page of the book Habiti delle Donne Venetiane" (Dress of Venetian Women) which consists of twenty numbered plates of ornately dressed women. This very decorati...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: FRANCO, G.
Place & Date: Venice, ca. 1591

 


La Florida/ Peruviae Auriferae regionis Typus/ Guastecan.

The Chaves map of Florida is a prime example of an explorer's map since it records the recent discoveries of Cabeza de Vaca, De Soto, and Moscoso. The map revealed little...

$1400 / ≈ €1310
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1592

 


Americae Pars Magis Cognita. Chorographia nobilis & opulentae Peruanae Provinciae, atque Brasiliae, . . . MDXCII

First state. Although a map of South America it does include much of what is now the southern United States. There are two elaborate, strap-work cartouches with the one a...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 


[Spain and Portugal]

A rare map of Spain and Portugal engraved by Jan and Lucas van Deutecom and published by Gerard de Jode, Antwerp 1593. Latin text on verso.The map appeared in the second ...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: DOETECUM, J. and L. van. / DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1593

 


Occidentalis Americae partis.

The most beautifully engraved early map of the Caribbean, including Florida and the Southeast. The map includes representations of Columbus' ships and various notes regar...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Lutetia Furens. Das ist : Die wütende Statt PARIS.

Rarissime placard dirigé contre la Ligue et le duc de Mayenne. La gravure est signée I.S. (marque inconnue). Ce placard en latin et en allemand est une reprise de l’e...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: /. S.
Place & Date: France ca.. 1594

 


Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . .

A splendid map depicting the travels of Paulus. With two fine scenes in top. Showing the countries along the Mediterranean, including Cyprus and Italy. A first edition wi...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1595

 


ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . .

Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, a...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1595

 


Latium.

Based on classical authors' sources, specifically Virgilius, Plinius, Varro, Halicarnasseus, Festus and Ausonius.Philip Wingius in his letter to Ortelius from 1592 mentio...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1595

 


Nova et recens emendata totius Regni Ungariae una cum adiacentibus et finitimis regionisbus delineatio.

Engraved map by Jan van Deutecum, here the very rare first edition published by Cornelis Nicola in Asterdam in 1596. In very attractive original coloring.A re-issued was ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: DOETECUM, J. van.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Cornelius Nicol, 1596

 


Sic inter dumos, pregrandi corpore cerus. - In pecus extrorquent dumeta per auia, acuto.

This is a plate from a series "Venationes ferarum, avium, piscium, pugnae bestiariorum & mutuae bestiarum". Published by Philippe Galle (Haarlem 1537 - 1612...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / GALLE, Ph.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, ca 1596

 


Sic leporem in laqueos agitnat per aperta fugacem - Gramina, siq canes rapidi sua terga sequutur

This is a plate from a series "Venationes ferarum, avium, piscium, pugnae bestiariorum & mutuae bestiarum". Published by Philippe Galle (Haarlem 1537 - 1612...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / GALLE, Ph.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, ca 1596

 


Piscantur tevetes sinuato in gargite pices.

This is a plate from a series "Venationes ferarum, avium, piscium, pugnae bestiariorum & mutuae bestiarum". Published by Philippe Galle (Haarlem 1537 - 1612...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / GALLE, Ph.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, ca 1596

 


Africa Tertia pars Terrae.

This map of Africa has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. Numerous rivers appear in West Africa and as tributaries to the Nile, and mountain chain...

$1250 / ≈ €1170
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Magdeburg, ca 1597

 


Faber piscis, Asellus minor, Conger, Alburinus. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Faber piscis, Asellus minor, Conger, Alburinus. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 14. The eng...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Metileme. (Lesbos)

Very rare map of Lesbos published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da Giose...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Jerusalem.

Very rare view of Jerusalem published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da G...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Rodi [View of Rhodes]

Very rare view of the City of Rhodes on the island of Rhodes. Historically, Rhodes island was very famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders o...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Rhodi [Map of Rhodes]

Very rare map of Rhodes Island published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. D...

$345 / ≈ €323
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Candia [Map of the island Crete]

Very rare map of the island Crete published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


[Map of Corfu. View of the city of Corfu on the foreground. ]

Very rare map of Corfu with a view of the city of Corfu on the foreground. Published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per T...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Stampalia. [Map of Astypalaia]

Very rare map of the Greek island Astypalaia. The island is known in Italian as Stampalia. Published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. P...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


[ Map of the island Nexos]

Very rare map of the island Naxos published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Carinthiae et Goritiae... / Histria tabula.../ Zarae, et Serebenici ..

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 center...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Namphio. [Map of Anafi]

Very rare map of the island of Anafi Island published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di T...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.

Fine early map of Arabian peninsula, being one of the earliest modern maps of the region.Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio To...

$850 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1598

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis. . .

The first printed map of China. It is signed by Ludovico Georgio, whose real name was Luis Jorge de Barbuda. He was a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and besides that a sp...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


India Tercera Nuova Tavola.

The 1598 edition of this early map of South East Asia. Just to the west and south of Malacca one will notice ‘Camatra’ (Sumatra) and Java. China with Canton in the up...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1598

 


Plants, including the canior, diringuo, pucho and chiabe.

In the Indies there are many delightful plants, which include the ‘costus indicus’ (named by the Malays 'pucho') that has a wonderful aroma. Then there is the ‘cala...

$80 / ≈ €75
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 


Glaucus, Cantharus, Salpa, Rarus. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Glaucus, Cantharus, Salpa, Rarus. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 12. The engraving is copi...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Gladius piscis, Galeus piscis, Araneus, Mugil. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Gladius piscis, Galeus piscis, Araneus, Mugil. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 15. The engr...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Larii Lacus Vulgo Comensis Descriptio . . . [and] Terretorii Romani Descrip. [and] Fori Iulii Vulgo Frivli Typus. . .

Set of 3 maps of Lake Como, the region around Rome and the region around the Upper Adriatic, centered on Udinese from 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum [Atlas of the Whole World]'...

$375 / ≈ €351
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Santorini.

Very rare map of Santorini published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da Gi...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Florentini Dominii Fidelissima et nova descriptio.

The map is centered on the city of Florence and extends to Liguria, the Apennine Mountains, the Adriatic Coast, Siena and Lago di Perugia. The map is based upon Stefano B...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Anvers, 1598