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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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Indiae Orientalis Insularum Que Adiacientium Typus
Indiae Orientalis Insularum Que Adiacientium Typus
1570
ORTELIUS, Abraham
52 x 37 cm

One of the earliest maps of Southeast Asia and published in the first 'modern' atlas. Part of 'Terra Australis Incognita' is shown emerging from the south and is named 'Beach'.

It was…[more]

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]

Maris Pacifici
Maris Pacifici
1589
ORTELIUS, Abraham
35 x 25 cm

The first published map devoted to the Pacific and the most important i6th century map to show the Spanish domination of the South Seas .

Maris Pacifici illustrates the lengths to 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]

Novae Guineae Forma & Situs
Novae Guineae Forma & Situs
1593
DE JODE, Gerard
22 x 34 cm

De Jode's rare map of New Guinea and Terra Australis Incognita is considered by some authorities to represent the first printed map of Australia .

One of the remaining contentious issues…[more]