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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...


1600 - Asia

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Nice full color example of Ortelius' miniature map of Asia, from the first edition of Ortelius Epitome published by Giovanni Battista Vrients. J.B. Vrients purchased the rights and plates for Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and Epitome at the...


1600 - [Compass Rose &c] Ventorum Index (and) Vocabulorum Geographicorum

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Striking example of a 32 point compass rose, with a geographical vocabulary map. A fine decorative image.


1600 - Geographisch Handtbuch

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Quad's First Atlas of the Whole World; First Edition with this Title, Early Variant. Small folio (10.75 x 7.75 inches). 20th-century calf antique, spine gilt (very slightly rubbed). Engraved title and 82 double-page engraved maps (3 hand-colored)...


1600 - Typus Orbis Terrarum Ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris . . .

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Striking full color example of this fine early map of the World, which first appeared in the third of edition of Quad's Europae totius orbis terrarum, published by Johann Bussemacher. Quad's map derives from Mercator's planispheric map of 1569, with...


1600 - Description de la Haulte et Superieure Lorraine | Lotharingiae Ducatus Superioris vera delineatio

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Rare separately published map of the Lorraine region by Johannes Bussemacher of Cologne. The map is centered on the course of the Moselle River and the Meuse (Maas) Rivers, with dozens of smaller coats of arms locating early towns and families. The...


1600 - Hungariae Loca Precipua Recens Emendata, Atque Edita Pera Ioannem Sambucum Pannonium . . . 1592

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Detailed map of the the region bounded by Vienna in the West and following the course of the Danube to Belgrade. Decorative early region map, centered on Hungary.


1600 - Austria archiducatus . . . 1593

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Detailed map of Austria, published in Cologne by Quad and Bussemacher. Matthaus Quad was a German cartographer based in Cologne. The map was engraved by Johannes Bussemacher and appeared in several Geographical works published by Quad and Bussemacher...


1600 - Moscovia - Questa Citta e la Principale de la Provincia di Russia . . .

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Rare Italian view of Moscow, based upon Braun & Hogenberg's first view of Moscow. The walled center of the old city is depicted with its many churches. The map shows illustrations of people riding horse-drawn sleighs and a very early depiction of...


1600 - Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica Descriptio . . .

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Detailed map of Greece and neighboring regions, based upon Giacomo Gastaldi's map. The map appeared in Quad's Geographische Handtbuch . . . .


1600 - Gades Ab Occiduis Insulae Partibus

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Columbus's Point of Departure Important early view of Cadiz, focused on the chapel of San Sebastian in the foreground with the city in the background. The plate shows Cadiz seen across the narrow peninsula from the Atlantic. In the foreground stands...


1600 - Constantinopel

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Rare anonymous view of Constantinople (Istanbul), published in Germany.


1600 - Natolia Olim Sive Asia Minor [shows Cyprus]

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Striking full color example of Quad's map of Asia Minor and Cyprus. Engraved by Johann Bussemacher in Cologne. Fine dark impression.


1600 - Costantinopoli

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Rare 16th Century View of Istanbul Important early map / birdseye view of Istanbul, based upon the first edition of Braun & Hogenberg's view of Istanbul, first issued in 1572. The Braun & Hogenberg view is one of the finest and most...


1600 - Persiae Regnum Sive Sophoru Imperium

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Detailed early map of Persia, including the Caspian Sea, parts of Arabia and Northwestern India, from this scarce 16th Century mapmaker. The map is based upon Gastaldi's modern map of Persia, as copied by Ortelius.


1600 - Arabia

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Nice example of this early state of Langenes / Bertius map of the Arabian Peninsula, which first appeared in the 1598 edition of Langenes's Caert-Thresoor, published in Middelburg. Langenes's map was first issued in his Caert-Thresoor and later...