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Constantinopolis.

A spectacular woodcut panorama of the ancient city of Constantinople, proporting to show the pre-Turk city (for example naming St Sophia). (235x522mm).One of the earliest...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Quinta Asie Tabvla.

Woodblock map of Persia from Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy,  a landmark work that contributed to major advances in both Renaissance geography and map p...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, J. Schott, 1513

 


.Tabula III Asiae. [Caucass and Armenia.]

Ptolemaic map of the region south of the Caucasus Mountains and between the Caspian Sea as far south as the headwaters of the Tigris River in the south and the Black Sea,...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place & Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 


.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place & Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 


[Map of Palestine ]

Map of Palestine from "La Mer des Hystoires" published by Dupré, Paris, 1536 "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Place & Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 


[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 Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

This is a very desirable  early Ptolemaic woodblock map of the Arabian Peninsula, here called Arabia Felix. The map is presented on a trapezoidal projection with par...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place & Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 


.[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

 


.[Near east with Cyprus]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Near east with Cyprus prepared by Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 p...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 


.[India]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of India prepared by Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in &quo...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541