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1700 - [Title Page - Backwards World Map! / California as an Island]

  • $14.99

Curious world map on title page, with the world projected backwards!


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1700 - Novissima & exactissima Totius Orbis Terrarum Tabula in lucem edita per Davidem Funcke . . .

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Rare David Funcke World Map Rare example of David Funcke's richly embellished double hemipshere map of the World. Funcke bases his map upon Frederick De Wit's rare maritime world map of 1668. The geographical details include California as an...


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1700 - Mer De Sud Ou Pacifique Contenant L'Isle de Californe les Costes de Mexique, Du Perou, Chili et le Detroit de Magellanique &c.

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Fine example of Pierre Mortier's map of the Pacific, which appeared in later editions of the famous Neptune Francois This fine map of the Pacific was drawn from previously unpublished manuscript maps collected by the Portuguese crown and secreted away...


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1700 - Atlantis Insula

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Fascinating map of America, published by Mortier and based upon a map by Nicolas Sanson, purporting to show the Western Hemisphere about 200,000 years ago before the earliest human civilizations. The map reflects the populating of the lost continent...


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1700 - Recentissima Novi Orbis Sive Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula ex Officina Caroli Allard . . .

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Antique Map of America -- California as an Island -- First Credible Naming and Depiction of the Missouri River Nice old color example of Allard's rare map of America, with a small inset of New Zealand, California as an island, and an unusual land...


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1700 - L'Europe divisee suivant l'estendue de ses principaux Estats subdivises en leurs principales Provinces . . .

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Handsome hand-colored map of Europe, based on the geography of the French master cartographer Nicolas Sanson. The map comes from the Atlas Contractus sive Mapparum Geographicarum Sansoniarum, a semi-stable composite atlas published by Valk &...


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1700 - Lycaonia In Minores Regiones seu Tractus distincta et in ea Romana Itnerara ex Tabula Peutingeriana et ex Antonio descripta. . .

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Scarce map of Central Turkey, with Ancyra (Ancora) in the upper left of the map and showing the early Roman and other road through the region. The map appeared in Mortier's Atlas Antiquus, based upon the work of Nicolas Sanson.


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1700 - (Utopia) Accurata Utopiae Tabula das ist der Neu entdeckten Schalck-Welt oder des so offt benanten, und doch nie erkanten chlarraffenlandes. . .

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Utopia -- The Slothful Variety Despite the name, the map is note a reflection of St. Thomas More's ideal society. Schlarraffenland is the German Fool's Paradise, a land of vice and debauchery. The map follows the theme of Hans Sachs Der Meistersinger...


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1700 - Description de tout L'Univers en plusieurs cartes, & en divers traitez de Geographie et d'Histoire ... par Mrs Sanson Pere & Fils.

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A beautiful miniature Halma edition of a Sanson gentleman's pocket atlas in exquisite full contemporary Dutch color. The volume includes Sanson's pocket atlas, with Bion's useful work on globes. Although this atlas is always listed under Nicolas...


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1700 - Hemisphaeriorum Tabula Carthesiana P. Schenk II

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Rare separately published world map by Pieter Schenk II, published in Amsterdam. The map consists of twin hemispheres, embellished with two small polar hemispheres and two models of the solar system, with an elaborate set of vignettes surrounding the...


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1700 - Planisphaerium Terrestre cum utroque Coelesti Hemisphaerio, sive Diversa Orbis Terraquei . . .

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Visually Striking Double Hemisphere Map of the World Fine example of Adam Freidrich Zürner's complex and informative double hemisphere map of the world, artfully embellished with a multitude of decorative scenes and projections of celestial bodies....


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1700 - Carte Generale du Monde, ou Description du Monde Terrestre & Aquatique…

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Striking example of Covens & Mortier's map of the World, showing California as an island. Five additional spheres across the top of the map illustrate night and day; the earth without water; the phases of the moon, and the eastern and western...


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1700 - The World In Planisphere

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Very attractive double-hemisphere map with California depicted as an island. Decorative banner contains title. In the center of the banner there is a smaller sphere showing the North Pole. This map shows a number of place names along with the names of...


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1700 - Werelt Caert

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Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, showing California as an Island, with the Continents represented in the female form. The map is based upon Visscher's earlier Bible maps. There are a number of variants with subtle changes, issued in the...


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1700 - A New Map of the Terraqueous Globe according to the Ancient Discoveries and most general Divisions of it into Continents and Oceans.

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Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, dedicated to William, Duke of Glouchester. This map shows California as an Island, an incomplete New Holland attached to N. Guinea, partial New Zealand Coast line and no Southern Continent. Extensive...


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1700 - A Mapp of the Five Zones.

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A little gem of map, being John Seller's representation of the ancient concept of zones of the earth, published in his miniature Atlas Terrestris, circa 1700. The map is a great example of the characteristic Seller engraving style, with the sun and...