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1584 - (World & Continents) Typus Orbis Terrarum / Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio / Asiae Nova Descriptio / Africae Tabula Nova / Europae

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The World & 4 Continents From the First Modern Atlas Early matching set of maps of the World and Continents, from Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern World Atlas. Ortelius' Theatrum was perhaps the single most influential...


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1584 - Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis nova descriptio. auctore Ludouico Georgio. [English Edition!]

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Very Rare English-Language Edition of the Ortelius Map of China. Fine example of Abraham Ortelius's map of China, from the exceedingly rare English edition of his Theatrum, published only in one year - 1606. Ortelius' map of China is taken directly...


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1584 - [Celestial & Terrestrial Globes] Francesco Secondo Re Di Francia

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Scarce decorative engraved sheet, presenting a pair of celestial and terrestrial globes, from Le imprese illvstri del s.or Ieronimo Rvscelli. Aggivntovi nvovam.te il qvarto libro da Vincenzo Rvscelli da Viterbo.. (1584)


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1584 - Acores Insulae

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Old color example of Ortelius' map of the Azores, one of the most important destinations of explorers and early commercial mariners in the 16th Century. The size and detail of the map reflects the strategic importance of the Azores during the 16th...


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1584 - Acores Insulae

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Fine old color example of Ortelius' map of the Azores, one of the most important destinations of explorers and early commercial mariners in the 16th Century. The size and detail of the map reflects the strategic importance of the Azores during the 16th...


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1584 - La Florida [with] Guastecan [with] Peruviae Auriferae Regionis Typus

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Ortelius’ Map of Florida—The First Separately Printed Map of Florida! An excellent example of Abraham Ortelius’ seminal map of Florida and the North American South, shown within a trio arrangement of maps focused on Central and South America....


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1584 - Zelandicarum Insularum Exactissima Et Nova Descriptio, Auctore D. Iacobbo a Deventria

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Nice full color example of this early state of Oretlius' decorative map of Zeelandia, including ornate cartouche, sailing ships and Triton riding a sea monster and carrying the coat of arms of the province. From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the...


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1584 - Namurcum Comitatus

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Fine old color example of Ortelius' map of Namur, with compass rose and two cartouches. From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern Atlas.


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1584 - Basiliensis Territorii Descriptio Nova

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Old color map of the Basel region by Abraham Ortelius, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas. The first map shows the region around Basel, in Switzerland, based upon the work of Sebastian Munster.


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1584 - [Anjou] Andegavensium Ditionis Vera Et Integra Descriptio

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Attractively hand-colored regional map of France, centered on the Loire River and Angiers. Includes several bridges across the Loire and its tributaries. Abraham Ortelius Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) was, along with Gerard Mercator, the most...


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1584 - Zee Kaerte van Bretaigne, Inhoudende die zee custen, Bayen, Eylanden, ende havenen, tusschen Rousscou ende Groye, met grooter neer Sticheyt gecorrigeert door Lucas Ians Waghenaer van Enchuysen Cum Privilegio ad Decennium 1580

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Striking full color example of Wagenhaer's map the French Bretagne Coastline, showing the western most part of Bretagne, centered on the area around Brest and Crozon. Wagenhaer was a Dutch pilot who produced the first set of effective navigational...


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1584 - Daniae Regni Typus [with] Oldenburg Comit.

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A nice full-color example of Ortelius' maps of Denmark and Oldenburg, which first appeared in the 1584 edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. This is the second of Ortelius' maps of Denmark. It shows many more details within Denmark and was improved...


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1584 - Circulus Sive Liga Suevia Vulgo Schwabische Kraiss

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Fine old color example of Ortelius' regional map of Swabia, bounded by the Bodensee, Rhein and Augsburg, centered on the Donau (Danube) River. From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the World.


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1584 - Hungariae Descriptio, Wolfgango Lazio Auct.

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Striking full color example of Ortelius' map of Hungary and surrounding regions, which appeared in Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the World. Highly detailed regional map with decorative cartouche, coat of arms and...


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1584 - Poloniae Finitimarumque locorum descriptio Auctore Wencelslao Godreccio

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Decorative example of Ortelius' first map of Poland, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the World. This map is based upon the map of Godrecki which was first published in 1558. One of the earliest modern maps of Poland.


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1584 - Die Custe va Lijfflandt, met de Eijlanden daer beneffens also hem dat landt aldaer verthoont en in zyn ghedaente is, van Ekeholmen off tot Syburchs ness tho. Tractus Littoralis Livoniae, ab Ekeholmis ad Siburghenssam . . .

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Fine early example of Waghenaer's map a portion of the Gulf of Finland showing Wyburch (Vyborg), Telsborch, Narua, Niewkerck, Reisenburg, and the region just west of St. Petersburg, from Lucas Waghenaer's Spiegel der Zeevaerdt. Includes sea monsters,...