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Antique rare maps of Southern Europe





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1525 - (Spain & Portugal)

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Good example of the 1525 edition of Lorenz Fries modern map of the Spain & Portugal. First published in Strasbourg by Johannes Gruninger in 1522, Fries' map is based upon Waldseemuller's map of 1513.


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1548 - Hispania Nova Tabula

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Nice example of Gastaldi's modern map of Spain & Portugal, one of the earliest modern maps of the Iberian Peninsula, from Gastaldi's Geografia di Claudio Ptolemeo Alexandrino . . . , published in Venice in 1548. The map is almost certainly drawn...


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1548 - (Spain & Portugal) Tabula Europae II

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Nice example of Gastaldi's map of Spain & Portugal Peninsula, from Gastaldi's Geografia di Claudio Ptolemeo Alexandrino . . . , published in Venice in 1548. Giacomo Gastaldi is considered as the foremost Italian cartographer of the 16th century...


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1548 - Tabula Aphricae I (Morocco & Southeast Spain)

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Early map of part of North Africa and Spain, primarily focusing on the region from modern day Morocco and the Balearic Islands to the Pilars of Hercules. Embellished is a saiing ship, sea monster and several curious animals. Gastaldi's atlas was the...


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1550 - Hispanicae Regionis Nova Descriptio [Spain & Portugal]

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The first state of Munster's map of the Iberian Peninsula, one of the earliest obtainable maps of Spain and Portugal. The map shows cities, rivers, mountain ranges, the Balleric Islands and other details. The map is unchanged from the 1540 edition....


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1559 - Hispaniae Descriptio

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First State of Luchini's Map of Spain A magnificent example of the first state, of three. The map of the Iberian Peninsula by Vincenzo Luchini, based on the Virko Paletin model. The map is a faithful copy of the "Nova Hispania Descriptio" by...


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1572 - Burgos celebris et antiqua Hispaniae civiatas, quae Auca, Bravum, Masburgi, Liconiturgis habet [with] Sanct. Sebastianum vulgo Donostien ad mare Oceanum insigne regni Guipuzcoa oppidum

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Nice example of Braun & Hogenberg's views of San Sebastian and Burgos, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century. The foreground shows various city...


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1572 - Granada 1563

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Finely colored example of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Granada, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century. Fine early view of the Spanish city of Granada as...


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1575 - Antequera

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Old color example of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Antiquera, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century. A fine view of Antequera, with the Sierra de los...


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1575 - Bilvao . . .

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Nice example of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Bilbao. The view shows Bilbao from the southeast; in the distance the town of Portugalete can be seen on the estuary of the Nervion in the Bay of Biscay. Diego López V de Haro founded Bilbao on June 15,...


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1575 - Santander

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Nice example of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Santander. Santander and its surrounding bay are shown from the northeast. The image is dominated by the harbor, which indicates the importance of this city for trade in the region of Cantabria; after...


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1578 - Barcelona [with] Eciia

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Nice example of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Barcelona, with the plan of Eciia below. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century.


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1578 - Toletum . . . [with] Vallisoletum

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Finely colored example of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Toledo and Valladolid. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century.


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1583 - [Basque Coast] Die Zee Custen van Biscaijen tuschen Laredo en Sentillana soe hem dat Selue landt all daer vertthoornt enn opdoet . . . 1583

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Striking full color example of Wagenhaer's map of the northwestern coast of Spain, from Lhanes to Laredo, centered on the Santander Region. Includes 2 sea monsters, 2 sailing ships, a compass rose, and 2 decorative cartouche, soundings, and...


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1583 - (Cadiz / Andalucia ) Zee Custen van Andaluzien ghemaeckt naet wesen en ghedaente, met zijn Rivieren en Hauenen

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Striking full color example of Wagenhaer's map of the southwestern coast of Spain, including the Bay of Cadiz. Extends inland to Sevilla and south to Cadiz, with northeast at the top of the map. Includes a sea monster, 2 sailing ships, a compass...


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1584 - Caerte vande zee Custen van Galissien, va Ortugal tot voer bij C. de Finisterre . . . en gedaente comende zeijlen … de Spaenshe Zee

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Beautifully hand-colored example of Waghenaer's map of the Galician Coastline, from Cape de Ortegal in the east, to Monte Louro and Cape Finisterre in the west, centered on Coruna, Malpica de Brigantinos and Ferrol. Lucas Waghenaer was a Dutch pilot...