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Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem
Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem
1535
FRIES, Laurent
48 x 36 cm

Fries' map is of particular interest as it portrays to some extent, the curr-ent indecision about the nature of the world at that time. America had only been discovered some thirty years earlier…[more]

TYPUS ORBIS UNIVERSALIS
TYPUS ORBIS UNIVERSALIS
1550
MUNSTER, Sebastian
36 x 25 cm

Munster 's world map in ovaloid projection is one of the most sought after sixteenth century maps. Unlike many of its contemporaries, the great southern land is completely omitted.

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Typus Orbis Terrarum
Typus Orbis Terrarum
1570
ORTELIUS, Abraham
36 x 25 cm

The World map from the first ever published 'modern' atlas. This was to be the prototype of many later world maps. It was to become the standard reference for years to follow. The atlas…[more]

PARS ORBIS
PARS ORBIS
1571
MONTANUS, Arias
50 x 34 cm

Montanus' map shows the distribution throughout the world of the Noah's sons and their offspring as they re-populated the earth after the great Flood. A numerical and alphabetical reference system…[more]

Die Eigentliche und Warhafftige Gestalt der Erden Und des Meers
Die Eigentliche und Warhafftige Gestalt der Erden Und des Meers
1581
BUNTING, Heinrich
36 x 27 cm

Map of the world showing a landmass remarkably like the west coast of Australia and roughly where Australia should be.

Bunting's map charts a landmass named 'India Meridionalis', which…[more]

Aevi Veteris Typus Geographicus
Aevi Veteris Typus Geographicus
1590
ORTELIUS, Abraham
44 x 31 cm

Ortelius' famous atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' was first published in 1570. Regarded as the first 'modern' atlas, it comprised maps of similar size and style. It wasn't until the 1590 edition…[more]

Tipus Orbis Terrarum
Tipus Orbis Terrarum
1603
SOLIS, Fernando de
50 x 34 cm

Solis' map is one of the few world maps to be printed in Spain in the late 16 th and early 17 th centuries. Spain had a strict secrecy policy in connection with the production of maps relating to…[more]

Untitled
Untitled
1611
BONGARS, Johann
32 x 32 cm

Medieval world map based on Portolano sources, with Jerusalem at the centre and east at the top.

The map is one of the very few printed medieval world maps to be based on Portolano…[more]

Orbis Terra Novissima Desciptio
Orbis Terra Novissima Desciptio
1633
LE CLERC, Jean
52 x 33 cm

Final state of Jodocus Hondius' rare world map in twin hemispheres surrounded by a decorative strapwork border. This state was published by Le Clerc's widow.

Jodocus Hondius engraved…[more]

Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro in Plurimis Emendatus
Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro in Plurimis Emendatus
1660
VISSCHER, Nicolaas
47 x 36 cm

Decorative world map in twin hemispheres showing the results of Tasman's first voyage in Tasmania , based on Visscher's world map.

This map is a close copy of Visscher's first Bible…[more]

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula
Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula
1675
DE WIT, Frederick, ROSSI, Giovanni de
56 x 44 cm

The 'Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula' reworked by Rossi from De Wit's wall map. It is a tremendous and beautiful world wall chart that was originally printed on 12 separate sheets, which were…[more]

Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem Edita A.F. De Wit
Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem Edita A.F. De Wit
1680
DE WIT, Frederick
55 x 46 cm

De Wit's decorative world map in twin hemispheres with allegorical scenes in the corners.

Regarded as one of the finest maps of its kind. The marvellous scenes in the corners combine an…[more]

Novus Planiglobii Terrestris Per Utrumque Polum Conspectus…
Novus Planiglobii Terrestris Per Utrumque Polum Conspectus…
1695
VALCK, Gerard, BLAEU, Joan
54 x 41 cm

Valck's map was made by the famous mapmaker Joan Blaeu. It is believed to have been engraved in 1672, but neverpublished. Historians assume that a great fire at Blaeu’s printery was the reason he…[more]

A New Map of the World
A New Map of the World
1700
ANONYMOUS, MOLL, Herman
55 x 38 cm

This map of the world is believed to have been engraved by Herman Moll circa 1700. After this edition there were a number of adaptations of the plate including one example in the National Library…[more]

A new map of the world according to Wrights alias Mercators projection &c: drawn from the newest and the most exact observations…
A new map of the world according to Wrights alias Mercators projection &c: drawn from the newest and the most exact observations…
1705
MOLL, Herman
93 x 58 cm

Information to come…[more]

Werreldt Kaert
Werreldt Kaert
1715
VAN DER PUTTE, Isaac
47 x 31 cm

This map comes from a Dutch Bible. As with other Dutch Bibles, it consisted of a world map and five Holy Land maps, this being the world map.

The source of this map is the little known…[more]

Werelt Caert
Werelt Caert
1736
STOOPENDAHL
46 x 31 cm

First printed in the 1670s this map was so popular that it was printed up until the mid 1700s. This edition of the map comes from a Dutch bible circa 1736.

Interestingly the map displays…[more]

MappeMonde a l’usage du Roy, Par Guillaume Delisle Premier de Geographe…
MappeMonde a l’usage du Roy, Par Guillaume Delisle Premier de Geographe…
1740
COVENS & MORTIER
66 x 43 cm

Covens and Mortier’s map of the world utilised a very popular style that was used during the 18th century. The beautiful cartouche shows four women that each represent a different region, Europe,…[more]

GEOGRAPHIA ET ASTRONOMIA
GEOGRAPHIA ET ASTRONOMIA
1740
RICHTER, STEINBURGER
26 x 22 cm

A beautiful map focusing on astrological interests including the orbits of the planets.…[more]

Mappemondo o sia Descrizione Generale del Globo Terrestre ed Aquatico
Mappemondo o sia Descrizione Generale del Globo Terrestre ed Aquatico
1740
ALBRIZZI, Giovambattista
35 x 30 cm

The double hemisphere map itself details the routes of many navigators including Magellan in 1520, Mendana in 1568, Tasman's 1642 - 43 route and Schouten and Le Maire in 1616, amongst others.

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