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1657 - Asiae Nova Descriptio . . .

  • $14.99

Rare separately issued Carte-a-figures map of Asia, published by Claes Jansson Visscher. The map includes 8 costumed figures in side-borders, 10 bird's-eye-views of cities in upper and lower borders. The map is a later issue of Petrus Kaerius's map...


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1657 - L'Royaume D'Abyssinie ou l'empire du Pre Te Jean

  • $9.99

Rare map of the Kingdom of Prester John, which appeared in Picart's Tresor des carte Geographiques, published in Paris. Picart's map is based upon Jansson's map, published in his Atlas Minor in 1628. The first French version of the map was published...


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1657 - La Floride . . . 1657

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First Edition of Sanson's Map of Florida and the Southern parts of North America Striking example of Sanson's important early map of Florida and the Southeast, illustrating a number of early and important cartographic features. The first atlas map...


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1657 - Destroit De Magellan, Terre et Isles Magellaniques, &c . . .

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Fine example of Sanson's early regional map of the southern tip of South America, from P. de las Baixas and Port Desire in the east and the southern portion of Chile in the west, showing Magellanica in remarkable detail, including Staten land, Destroit...


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1657 - France

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Fine old color example of this finely engraved map of France, first published by Nicholas Sanson in 1654. Sanson was the Royal Geographer to the King of France and perhaps the most important commercial mapmaker of his generation.


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1657 - [Paris] Lutetia vulgari Nomine Paris, Urbs Galliae Maxima . . .

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Fine example of Jansson' rare town plan of 16th Century Paris, based on Sebastian Munster's map of 1569. Paris began as a small settlement on an island in the Seine, named Lutetia by the Gallii Parisii. This island, seen at the center of the map,...


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1657 - Ertz-Hertzogthumb Oesterrich -- Archiduche D'Anstriche Haute, et Basse... 1657

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Nicolas Sanons' double-page engraved map of part of Austria, centered on the course of the Donau River. The map was published in Paris in 1657.


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1657 - Nova et Recens Emendata totius Regni Ungariae una cum adjacentibus et Finitimis Regionibus Excudebat C. Danckertz . . . (Proof State)

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Extremely rare proof state of Danckert's map of Hungary, pre-dating the addition of 2 views in the upper blank box and the only edition to bear the name Cornelis Danckerts. The proof state is known in only a few examples, one of which is in the...


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1657 - Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia, cum Dalmatiae cum Dalmatiae Parte

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Decorative old color example of this fine map of the Balkans and the Gulf of Venice, with a large decorative cartouche. The map is in original ENGLISH color, which is very rare on the market and easily distinguished from contemporary Dutch color.


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1657 - Hertzogthuber Steyer Karnten, Krain &c. Duches De Stirie, Carinthe, Carniole, Comte de Cilley, Marq.sat de Windes, et Autres Estats Unis et hereditaires aux Arhciducs d'Austriche . . . 1657

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Nicolas Sanson's 1657 double-page engraved map of the Gulf of Venice in the southwest extending to southeastern Austria in the north, and to Croatia in the southeast. The map shows towns, rivers, lakes, mountains, islands and other details.


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1657 - Italie Corse Sardaigne et Provinces adiacentes

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Rare map of Italy, Corsica and Sardinia, which appeared in Picart's Tresor des carte Geographiques, published in Paris. Picart's map is based upon Jansson's map of the same region, published in his Atlas Minor in 1628. The first French version of the...


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1657 - Roma Hodierna

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Fine example of Jansson's rare modern view of Rome, from his Theatrum Celebriorum Urbium Italiae, Aliarumque In Insulis Maris Mediterranei. Striking bird's-eye plan of Rome with decorative title cartouche, showing the city as it was c. 1550. Included...


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1657 - Portugal et Algarve

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Rare map of the Portugal, which appeared in Picart's Tresor des carte Geographiques, published in Paris. Picart's map is based upon Jansson's map, published in his Atlas Minor in 1628. The first French version of the map was published by Jean Boisseau...


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1657 - Isle de Cypre (Unrecorded Cyprus!)

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Detailed map of Cyprus, with 6 smaller inset maps below, most likely published by Antoine de Fer in his Cartes de Geographiques, although it may be by a different publisher, as the map is apparently unrecorded. Burden suggests that the 1657 De Fer...


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1657 - A New Plain, and Exact Map of Asia, described by N:I: Visscher, and done into English . . . Printed, Colored and Sold By Ro: Walton at ye Globe & Compass . . . .

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Rare Example Without Panels Rare English map of Asia, engraved by Robert Walton. The map follows the cartography of early maps by Nicholas Visscher the Elder and Joan Blaeu, but has been completely re-engraved, with English nomenclature and...


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1657 - Partie De L'Inde au dela du Gange . . . (with ) Persqu-Isle de L'Inde a de la du Gange . . . (Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sumatra, Singapore, etc.)

  • $9.99

Detailed pair of maps, first published by Nicolas Sanson, circa 1657, in Paris. The map at the left shows the region bounded by the Gulf of Bengal in the West, to Southern China and the Gulf of Siam. The map at the right extends from Pegu (Bago,...