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1624 - Lumen Historiarum per Orrientem.

  • $14.99

Historical map of the Ancient World, based upon the Bible, published in the last Moretus edition of the Parergon in 1624. The map shows the pyramids in Egypt, the route of Abraham from Ur to Sichem, and the wandering of the Children of Israel. In the...


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1624 - De Eijlanden Tenerifa Palma Gomera en Ferro

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Rare sea chart of the Canary Islands, from Blaeu's Sea Atlas. Blaeu' Zeespiegel was one of the most important Rutters or Sea-Atlases of its time. Willem Janszoon Blaeu published two great pilot guides: the first ( Het Licht der Zee-vaert) was...


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1624 - (Baía de Todos os Santos, Brazil) Aensysinge van de Stadt Salvador, ende de Baya de todos los Santos . . . dese Stadt Salvador, ende baye van todos los Santos, syn naer de orginale caerte op de iuste mate verdeent. . .

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Rare early map of Bahia de los Todos Santos, Brazil, and inset plan of "Cidado do Salvador" by Henricus Hondius. The plan depicts the taking of Salvador and the neighboring regions by the Dutch in 1624. As noted by Johannes Keuning ( Imago Mundi, Vol....


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1624 - Britannicarum Insularum Typus

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Notable Atlas Map of the British Isles, From the First Modern Atlas Scarce, fine map of the British Isles, from Ortelius' ground-breaking atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Oriented to the west, the British Isles are shown as if on their side. The...


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1624 - Italia Gallica, Sive Gallia Cisalpina, Ex conatibus Geographicis Abrah. Ortelij….

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Decorative example of this fine map of Northern Italy and contiguous regions, extending from Venice on the Adriatic, to Pisa and Nice on the Mediterranean, to Lake Geneva in the west, and the Alps in the North, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum,...


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1624 - Gallo-Flandriae seu Castellaniarum Insulensis, Duacesis et Orchiacensis nova et accurata delineatio . . .

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Rare regional map of French Flanders, with decorative views of the cities of Douai, Lille, Orchies, La Bassee, Armentières, Lannoy and Comines and the Jesuit College of Lille. In 1627, Martin Le Bourgeois also published a large (35 x 31 inches) plan...


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1624 - Galliae Veteris Typus

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Detailed Ortelius Map of France in Roman Times, Based on Classical Sources Vivid map of Ancient France from Ortelius' Parergon, the first historical atlas. The map is based upon information from classical sources such as Strabo, Virgil, Ovid and...


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1624 - De Zeecusten van Holsterlandt, Mekelenborch, en de Eijlanden Laland, Flaster en Meun

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Fine example of this rare sea chart of part of the coastlines of Germany and Denmark, published by Blaeu in his Zeespiegel, first published in 1623. The present chart is oriented with South at the top and includes Lubeck, Wismer and Rostock, along the...


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1624 - Italiae Veteris Specimen

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Nice example of Ortelius' map of ancient Italy, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern world atlas. The map is based upon Gastaldi's map of Italy, supplemented with classical sources. Beginning in 1601, a second state of the map was...


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1624 - Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio

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Detailed map of Alexander the Great's expedition to Macedonia. Includes an inset: Iovis Ammonis Oraculum, the oracle in Lybia which Alexander visited before he went to India. Several decorative cartouches, sailing ships, sea monsters, etc.


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1624 - OPAKH. Thraciae Veteris Typus . . .

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Fine map of ancient Thrace, extending from Byzantium (Istanbul) and the Bosphorus Straits to Macedonia, published by Abraham Ortelius. The map is based on Gastaldi's 1560 map of South East Europe, and on information from numerous ancient sources,...


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1624 - Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip . . . (Large Cyprus Inset)

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Striking full color example of Ortelius' map of Cyprus, ringed by smaller maps of islands in the Aegean, including Lesbos, Rhodes, Rhenia, Tremon, Icaria, Euboaea, Chios, Lemnos, Cia et Ceos and Samus. From Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum,...


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1624 - Graecia Sophiani . . .

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Old color example of Ortelius' decorative map of Greece, Turkey and Asia Minor, with neighboring islands, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The map is embellished by a decorative cartouche and scale of miles....


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1624 - Tempe

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Fine old color example of Abraham Ortelius' view of the mythical paradise of Tempe in Thessaly, Greece. Located at the foot of Mount Olympus, this valley was known as the playground of the gods. The Pineios River, named after the river god Peneus,...


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1624 - Pascaarte van't Zuijderdeel vande Belt

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Fine example of this rare sea chart of part of Denmark, published by Blaeu in his Zeespiegel, first published in 1623. The Zeespiegel was the second of Blaeu's sea atlas, following after his Het Licht der Zee-Vaert, which was first issued in 1607. The...


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1624 - Zeecaarte van't Noor der deel van de Belt

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Fine example of this rare sea chart of the east coast of Jutland, published by Blaeu in his Zeespiegel, first published in 1623. The Zeespiegel was the second of Blaeu's sea atlas, following after his Het Licht der Zee-Vaert, which was first issued in...