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1570 - Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio Auctore Antonio Ienkensono Anglo edita Londini 1562 & dedicata illustriss D. Henrico Sydneo Wallie presidi.

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One of the Earliest Modern Maps of Russia Striking map of Russia, based upon Anthony Jenkinson's rare map of Russia drawn in 1562. The map covers the region from the Gulf of Finland, Lithuania and the Black Sea to the Sur River, Tashkent, the...


1570 - Meerwunder und Seltzame Thier/Wie Die In Den Mitnacßtigen Landern Gefunden Werden [Munster's Famous Chart of Sea Monsters]

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Münster’s Monster Menagerie Fine example of Münster’s sought-after chart of terrestrial and sea monsters. The imagery is based in large part on Olaus Magnus' famed, and unobtainable, Carta Marina of 1539. The chart was published as part of...


1570 - [Europe as a Queen | Europa regina]

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This is a nice full-color example of Munster's map of Europe in the shape of a queen. The regent's head and crown constitute the Iberian Peninsula, her arms Italy and Denmark, and her dress the countries from France to Bulgaria. In what might be...


1570 - Flandriae Recens Exactaq Descriptio . . .

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Nice example of Claudio Duchetti's map of northwestern Belgium and the southwestern part of the Netherlands. Duchetti's map is based upon Jacobus Bossius's map of the same title, published in Venice in 1555, by Michaelis Tramezini. The Bossius's map...


1570 - Helvetiae Descriptio Aegidio Tschudo Auct. . . .

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Nice full color example of Ortelius' map of Switzerland, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. This is the second state of the map, with the additional place names around Lake Geneva, which first appeared in 1584. The...


1570 - Paris

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Nice example of Munster's second map of Paris, from Munster's Cosmographia. The map includes two coats of arms and a decorative picture frame border. Excellent early city plan, including the fortified walls of the city and place names inside of the...


1570 - Die Statt Lubeck . . .

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Early double page birdseye view of the city of Lubeck, with Heraldic images in the sky. Munster's Cosmography was one of the most influential georgraphical works of the 16th Century. It was published in a number of editions over a half century and was...


1570 - (Heidelberg)

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Early decorative birdseye view from a German edition of Munster's Cosmography. One of the most influential geographical works of the 16th Century. The Heidelberg view is one of the largest and most decorative of all of Munster's views.


1570 - [Bavaria] Vindeliciae Sive Utriusque Bavariae Secundum antiquum & recentiorem situm, ab Joanne Auetino olim descriptus, Principibusque eiusdem regionis dedicatus, atque Landshuti editus Anno à Christo nato. 1533

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Scarce example of Ortelius' first map of Bavaria. This first state was issued from 1570 to 1572, with an additional 25 copies printed in 1573, before the second map of Bavaria was issued (Van Den Broecke 110). As noted in the title, the map is drawn...


1570 - [Unrecorded Variant] Franciae Orientalis (Vulgo Frankenlant) Descriptio

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Detailed regional map showing the Main River from its sources to Frankfurt, published by Abraham Ortelius. This is an unrecorded variant, not in Van Den Broecke. Text on verso is similar to the 1570A in Van Den Broecke, but Vulgo is the first word,...


1570 - Transilvania

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Nice example of Ortelius' map of Transylvania, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas. The map is drawn from a rare map of Hungary prepared by Sambucas in 1566, which is in turn based upon Honter's map of 1532.


1570 - [Eastern Mediterranean]

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The Only Surviving Example Rare Lafreri school map of the Eastern Mediterranean and vicinity. The map is the Southeastern Sheet of an Unrecorded Map of Europe, published in Venice. The present example is the third state of three.


1570 - [Eastern Mediterranean]

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Only known example of the rare map of of the Eastern Mediterranean. As note by Bifolco, this unique map is one of four sheets from a 16th century wall map of Europe, which an incomplete example survives the Civic Library of Bergamo in Italy (3 of 4...


1570 - Von den Inseln

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Fascinating map of a ship in the Mediterranean. Islansd mentioned in the text include Sicily, Rhodes, Delos, Alone, and Thera.


1570 - Constantinopel des Griechischen Lenserchumbs Hauptstatt/im Land Thracia am moere gelegen

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Finely colored early view of Constantinople (Istanbul), one of the earliest widely distributed views of the City from the 16th Century. Munster's Geographia (first published in 1540), and his later Cosmographia, were cartographic landmarks. The...


1570 - Costantinopoli

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Rare Lafreri School View of Istanbul Finely executed view of Istanbul looking Southwest. The view is based upon Vavassore's view and is one of the earliest obtainable large format views of Istanbul, pre-dating Braun & Hogenberg. Includes a key...