1497 - Secuda etas mundi

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Rare miniature example of the Latin edition of Harmann Schedel's map of the World, published by Hans Schönsperger in Augsburg. This miniature edition is much rarer than the original edition. Schedel's map is one of the earliest obtainable world maps,...


1541 - Tabula Orbis cum descriptione ventorum

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The Earliest Obtainable World Map to Name America Striking example of the 1541 example of the earliest reasonably obtainable map of the World to include the name America in the map. While the majority of Lorenz Fries maps were derived from...


1576 - Europae (with Ottoman and Persian Empires -- Section From Unknown Wall Map?)

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A True Cartographic Rarity -- Europe, Persia and Middle East Map Section, Likely From A Lost 16th Century Wall Map of the World Exceptionally rare separately published map of Europe, the Middle East, Persian Empire and the Tartar Regions of Russia,...


1600 - [Eastern Hemisphere Globe Gores] (Nova et integra universi Orbis descriptio)

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Extremely rare set of 6 globe gores, comprising the Eastern Hemisphere of Johann Oterschaden's rare work. The gores depict the world based upon the cartographic details prevailing in about 1540 to 1550. Among the more noteworthy features of the gores...


1628 - Novum Orbis Terrarum Schema, In Plano Sic Descriptum, Ut Graduum Tum Circa Polos Dilatatio, Tum circa Aequatoruem Coarctatito Excludatur,ad inventum Daniele Angelocratore. Sumendo principium longitudinis Sequitur Nic. Geilekerck.

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Unusual Seventeenth-Century World Map Projection Highly unusual gore map of the world by German minister, mapmaker, and surveyor Daniel Angelocrator, employing a projection apparently of his own invention or adaptation. The map is derived from the...


1638 - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula

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Matthaus Merian's edition of Blaeu's famous map of the World on Mercator's Projection. The map shows an elongated Northwest coastline culminating in a narrow strait (Anian) between Asia and America. California and the Sierra Nevadas are prominently...


1661 - Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus

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Finely engraved map of the classical World, which appeared in the 1661 edition of Cluver's Introductionis in Universam Geographicam. The map is based upon Abraham Ortelius' ancient map of the World, later re-issued by Jan Jansson. Europe, Asia and...


1670 - Nova Orbis Tabula In Lucem Edita, A.F.de Wit.

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Old color example of Frederick De Wit's striking double hemisphere map of the World, with significantly new cartographic detail in Southeast Asia and to the north of New Zealand. The map shows the Briggs model of California as an island and the...


1676 - A New Mapp of the World by Robert Greene

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Fine, Rare Seventeenth-Century World Map with Exceptional Iconographic Elements Rare English double-hemisphere map of the world, published in London by Robert Greene. In a time when most decorative world maps were copied from one or two Dutch...


1690 - [Wall Map] Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula. Auct. G. Valck.

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An Unrecorded Wall Map of the World from the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography. Finely preserved and previously unknown 4-sheet double hemisphere map of the World, intended to be displayed by a 17th Century Aristocrat. In the 17th Century, at the...


1696 - Planisphere Urano-Geographique c'estadire Les Spheres Celeste et Terrestre misses en Plan . . .

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Rare map of the World in two hemispheres, printed from two plates on one sheet, published by Pierre Moullart Sanson. The map was issued separately and in a rare atlas Introduction à la géographie en plusieurs cartes avec leur explication, published...


1700 - [Title Page - Backwards World Map! / California as an Island]

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Curious world map on title page, with the world projected backwards!


1700 - Novissima & exactissima Totius Orbis Terrarum Tabula in lucem edita per Davidem Funcke . . .

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Rare David Funcke World Map Rare example of David Funcke's richly embellished double hemipshere map of the World. Funcke bases his map upon Frederick De Wit's rare maritime world map of 1668. The geographical details include California as an...


1704 - Der Gantze Welt Kreis in Seinen Zwey Grossen Begriffen . . .

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Charming double hemisphere map of the World, showing California as an Island and an incomplete Australia and New Zealand. Includes two smaller hemispheres on a polar projection, both of which are largely fanciful. From Bodenehr's Atlas Curieux…...


1708 - Neu-vermehrte Welperische Gnomonica Oder Gründlicher Unterricht und Beschreibung...

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Eberhard Welper's famous work on the construction of sundials, extensively illustrated with engraved plates, including a rare map of the world "Allgemeine Landes- und Uhr-Tafel". Welper's work was first published in 1625, with two new parts published...


1719 - Carte Tres Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer, Mais aussy sur les principaux Pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, Avec les Noms & la Route des Voy

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Exceptional Full Hand-Colored Example. Beautifully hand-colored four-sheet map centered on America and showing the various trade and exploration routes in the Pacific and Atlantic. Chatelain's "very curious map" is one of the most spectacular...