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1609 - Situs Partium Praecipuaram Totius Orbis Terrarum

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Scarce early world map from Augustino Torniello's Anales Sacri et Profani, published in Frankfurt. Torniello presents a simplified version of Abraham Ortelius' world map on an oval projection with spandrel windhead decorations. The map prominently...


1609 - Figure De La Terre, Neuve, Grande Riviere De Canada, Et Côtes De L’Ocean En La Nouvelle France

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The First Detailed Map of Canada (and the Coast of New England) Lescarbot's seminal map is the first detailed map of Canada and New England (extending south to Cape Cod) based on a systematic exploration of the area. The present example includes some...


1609 - Europam, Sive Celticam Veterem . . .

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Celtic Europe Striking example of Ortelius' map of the Celtic Empire, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terraum, first published in 1570. This map first appeared in the 1595 edition of the atlas, and is believed to be derived from Ortelius' 2 sheet map...


1609 - Lacus Lemani Vicinorumque Locorum Nova et Accurata Descriptio

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Fine example of Jan Baptiste Vrients' map of the Lake Geneva region, which first appeared in the 1608 edition of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. A number of islands shown off the coast. Includes 3 sailing ships, a sea monster and 3 large...


1609 - Riga die Haupt Statt in Liefflandt von König Carln auss Schweden mit Krig Etlich mal angefochten.

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Extremely rare early view of Riga, published in Frankfurt by Georg Keller. The town is shown looking east across the Daugava River, with the three main churches and the Town Hall prominently named and shown. The town is shown shortly after it came...


1609 - Italiae Novissima Descriptio Auctore Jacobo Cataldo Pedemontano

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Ortelius's Second Map of Italy Decorative map of Italy from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern Atlas of the World. In 1584, Ortelius revised his map of Italy. The changes are primarily aesthetic, with more elaborate script lettering...


1609 - Agri Cremonensis Typus

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Nice full color example of Ortelius' map of the region centered on Cremona and the Padus River, with a large inset, from Oretlius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Extends to Mantua and Piacenza. Several ornate...


1609 - Valentiae Regni olim Contestanorum Si Ptolemaeo, Edentanorum Si Plinio Credimus Typus

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Old color example of this very rare edition of Ortelius' map of Valencia, which appeared only in the 1584 edition and in a very few examples of the 1592 edition, The map extends from Murcia and Orihuella to the Cenia River and extending inland to...


1609 - [Crete / Corsica / Sardinia] Corsica [and] Sardinia [and] Creta . . . [and] Insulae Mari Ionii

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Decorative example of Ortelius' maps of Corsica, Sardinia, Crete and the Ionian Sea, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world.


1609 - Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio [with] Aegypti Recentior Descriptio [with] Carthageinis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus [shows Cyprus]

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Three detailed regional maps by Ortelius, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The first map covers Asia Minor, Cyprus, and the Eastern Mediterranean. The second map shows the region around the Nile, as far as Aswan....