Western Hemisphere

Antique rare maps of Western Hemisphere


1774 - Hemisphere Occidental

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Interesting map of the Western Hemisphere showing explorers routes with dates, an early New Zealand and one very curious anomaly. At first look, the NW Coast of America has been updated to include the entire western coastline above Capo Mendocino and...


1579 - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio

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Scarce Second State of Abraham Ortelius' Map of the Americas, One of the Most Iconic Maps of the Western Hemisphere Orteliu's map of America is without doubt one of the most recognized and influential maps of the Americas from the sixteenth century...


1583 - (Sir Francis Drake) Franciscus Draeck Nobilissimus Eques Angliae Ano. Aet. Sue 43.

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Rare contemporary portait of Sir Francis Drake, celebrating his circumnavigation of the World, engraved by Jodocus Hondius during his residency in London and later finished by George Vertue in the early 18th Century. This marvelous engraving is...


1596 - America

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Rare late edition of Magini's scarce map of the Western Hemisphere, first published in Venice in 1596. The present example appeared in Raphael Savonarola's Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum. The map follows the work of Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania, who...


1596 - America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars 1596

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With Full Length Portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizzaro Striking example of Theodor De Bry's scarce and dramatic map of the New World shown in a sphere and bordered by full-length portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizarro....


1603 - Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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The First Printed Map of the Pacific Ocean Old color example of Ortelius' Maris Pacifici . . . , the first printed map of the Pacific Ocean. Ortelius's Maris Pacifici map was first issued in 1590. The map is based upon Mercator's world map of 1569,...


1606 - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio [English Edition!]

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The English Edition in Full Original Color! Fine old color example of the rare English language edition of Ortelius' map of America. Offered only in 1606 in an edition of 300 copies, the English edition of this map is highly prized among collectors,...


1606 - America

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Hondius’ Impressive Map of the Americas Featuring Anian and Quiviria Fine old color example of this highly sought-after map of America, engraved by Joducus Hondius the Elder. The map shows the North and South American continents surrounded by...


1606 - [English Edition!] Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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Rare English Edition of The First Map of the Pacific Ocean from the First Modern Atlas Fine example of the English Edition of Ortelius' “Maris Pacifici”, the first stand-alone map of the Pacific ever printed. It was featured in Theatrum Orbis...


1613 - America sive India Nova ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris avi universalis imitationem incompendium redacta

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Striking Example of Michael Mercator's Map of the Western Hemisphere, the Only Map he Ever Engraved This is a fine example of Mercator's map of the Western Hemisphere, based upon Rumold Mercator's world map of 1587. Fascinatingly, this is the only...


1621 - Americae Nova Tabula (Rare Variant)

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Scarce Variant of Blaeu's Map of the Americas This is a decorative example of Blaeu's map of America, one of the most sought after maps of the continent from the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography. The map blends contemporary geographical knowledge with...


1704 - Hemi-sphere Occidental Du Globe Terrestre J'eu en Concave, l'oeil etant a la Convexite du Globe vis a vis la Section du 90me. Meridien avec l'Equateur et a une distance egalle au Demi Diametre de la Carte . . . 1704

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Rare map of the Western Hemisphere in mirror image format, from a very rare work by Pierre Moullart Sanson, the grandson of Nicolas Sanson the Elder. The map is part of a series of maps intended to depict the various ways of depicting the Globe. The...


1710 - L'Amerique, Dressee sur les Observations . . . 1710

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Scarce map of America with a fascinating treatment of the Northwest Coast of America. The map shows a very unusual "est fort Inconu" and "Terre de Jesso," a curious marriage between the treatment of the region from the mid-17th century and more...


1760 - [Western Hemisphere]

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Finely-Drawn Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Map of the Western Hemisphere Carefully-constructed, single-hemisphere manuscript map of the Americas, signed by Michael Rampf. Oceans, continents, and cartographic elements such as the equator, tropics, and...


1777 - Globi terrestris Hemisphaerium superius. = Der Erdkugel Ober-Fläche

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Scarce map of the Western Hemisphere, with California as an Island. Issued in his: Orbis Sensualium Picti Pars Prima ... Norimbergae : In Bibliopolio Joh. Andr. Endt. Anno Salutis, MDCCLXXXI (1777). Orbis Sensualium Pictus, a school geography, was...


1780 - Western Hemisphere or The New World

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Unrecorded map of the Western Hemisphere Printed on Linen Finely executed map of the Western Hemisphere, printed on linen. The map depicts the Western Hemisphere on a stereographic projection, centered on a point in the Pacific. The notable...