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  1. Sardinia Insula.

    Sardinia Insula.

    A wonderful map of the Italian island of Sardinia from the monumental work entitled ‘Cosmographia' by the important and influential 16th century German cartographer Sebastien Munster. Published at a time when European's were beginning to take an active interest in areas beyond their own shores. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: 1558

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    Stock Code: 60781

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  2. REGNI HISPANIAE POST OMNIUM EDITIONES LOCUPLETISSIMA DESCRIPTIO.

    REGNI HISPANIAE POST OMNIUM EDITIONES LOCUPLETISSIMA DESCRIPTIO.

    Very attractive map of the Iberian peninsula surrounded by stipple engraved seas full of ships and sea monsters. Plenty of cities, mountains and forests indicated. A large strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles with calipers ornament the map. Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum is considered to be the first atlas ever printed. It was first published in 1570, and ultimately went through more than 30 editions in 7 languages over the next 40 years. Learn More
    £850

    Date of Publication: 1579

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    Stock Code: 56098

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  3. Cestria (Vulgo) Chester, Angliae Civitates.

    Cestria (Vulgo) Chester, Angliae Civitates.

    This wonderful, early plan of Chester was published in the third volume (of 6) of Braun and Hogenberg's epic work 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'; published between 1572 and 1617. This monumental city atlas contained some 546 bird's eye city prospects and map plans. The work was originally published to accompany Abraham Ortelius' great atlas; the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum of 1570. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1581

    Published: Cologne:

    Stock Code: 72120

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  4. Malta

    Malta

    An attractive and fascinating, but wildly inaccurate, map of the Mediterranean island of Malta. North is orientated facing the bottom of the map, and the island of Gozo is seen on the right. Decorative features include: a title cartouche, sea monsters, mermen, compass rose and ship at sea. This map was published in the ‘L'Isole Piu Famoso del Mondo' atlas. Learn More
    £495

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53193

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  5. DESCRITTIONE DEL MAPPA MONDO.

    DESCRITTIONE DEL MAPPA MONDO.

    Oval map of the world. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £600

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53261

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  6. CARTA DA NAVIGARE.

    CARTA DA NAVIGARE.

    World Map for mariners.
    Attractive world map, a mariner's map with rhumb lines emanating from 16 points. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £480

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53262

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  7. TAPROBANA.

    TAPROBANA.

    Sri Lanka.
    Map of Sri Lanka with title cartouche at top right, compass points north to the right of map. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53267

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  8. CUBA.

    CUBA.

    The New World.
    Map of Cuba with decorated cartouche, sea monsters and compass point. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53269

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  9. HOLLANDA.

    HOLLANDA.

    The Netherlands.
    Map of Holland before any dykes were built and land reclaimed, showing all the original islands, Title cartouche. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53270

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  10. ISLANDA.

    ISLANDA.

    Iceland.
    Small map of Iceland, that shows the island surrounded by a frozen sea - ‘mare congelato'. Decorated cartouche compass point. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53271

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  11. IAMAICA.

    IAMAICA.

    Jamaica.
    Map of Jamaica with decorated cartouche and sea monster. The maps for this atlas were all engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £265

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53272

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  12. MAPPA MONDO.

    MAPPA MONDO.

    A pretty oval map of the world. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 54322

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  13. Corsica

    Corsica

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    A pretty, if disproportionate map of the island with title cartouche, and Porcacci's characteristic sea monsters Learn More
    £265

    Date of Publication: 1590, Venice.

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53192

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  14. ISOLE SELANDIE.

    ISOLE SELANDIE.

    Islands of Zeeland.
    Map of islands of southern Dutch coast before dykes were built and land reclaimed. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £130

    Date of Publication: 1590, Venice.

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53273

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  15. America siue India Nova.

    America siue India Nova.

    This is the only known map to have been engraved by Gerard Mercator's grandson, Michael Mercator. "It is a hemispherical map contained within an attractive floral design, and surrounded by four roundels, one of which contains the title. The other three contain maps of the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba and Hispaniola, all spheres of Spanish influence" (Burden). Learn More
    £4,750

    Date of Publication: 1595

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    Stock Code: 52622

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  16. Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.

    [Kingdom of the Great Khan].
    This glorious map is embellished with an elegant border and a bold, imposing title cartouche in top right corner and a smaller oval cartouche in bottom left corner containing nine lines of Latin text. Natural topography is clearly delineated with the relief shown pictorially. Charming details include a couple of sailing ships, a large flying fish and two warriors in their tented camps. Learn More
    £1,800

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 54753

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  17. HENAULT

    HENAULT

    Hannonia.
    Giovanni Botero (1533–1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; "this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages" (Burden), including English (London 1603). Learn More
    £60

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 56261

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  18. ANDALUZIA.

    ANDALUZIA.

    Giovanni Botero (1533–1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; "this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages" (Burden), including English (London 1603). Learn More
    £70

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 56269

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  19. ONGHERIA. HUNGARIA DESCRIPTO WOLFGANGO LASIO DESC.

    ONGHERIA. HUNGARIA DESCRIPTO WOLFGANGO LASIO DESC.

    Hungary.
    Giovanni Botero (1533–1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; "this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages" (Burden), including English (London 1603). Learn More
    £80

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 56270

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  20. SABAUDIA

    SABAUDIA

    Giovanni Botero (1533–1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; "this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages" (Burden), including English (London 1603). Learn More
    £85

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 56283

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