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  1. UNTITLED map OF TURKEY.
    A beautiful map with bold mountains. This edition of Ptolemy, which was reduced in size with Latin text, was first compiled by Laurent Fries and published by Johannes Gruninger with further editions by W. Pirkheimer, Regiomontanus and Michael Servetus. Learn More
    £725

    Stock Code: 52630

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  2. ALHAMA.
    Alhama is a pretty, ancient spa town near Granada. This dramatic engraving, as seen from a nearby hilltop, shows the town perched above the Rio Alham in rolling countryside, while in the foreground, travellers wend their way on the hilly road from Granada. At the bottom of the hill is a bathhouse with steaming cones -... Learn More
    £235

    Stock Code: 53584

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  3. Nobilis Hannoniae comitatus descrip.
    Based on the 1548 map by Jacques & Jean Surhonio, which for security reasons was never published. Only in 1579, when Antwerp was independent for a short time, did Ortelius publish it (van den Broecke 70). Strapwork cartouche, coats of arms, two scales. Published in the wonderful Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 52409

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  4. 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'... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 72120

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  5. Die Erst General Tafel.
    An attractive oval map showing the modern world after Ortelius, used in the later editions of Munster's Cosmographia. The corners are decorated with florid vine leaves. The title is in Gothic German script on the top border. Above and below there are short texts also in Gothic German, within strapwork borders. This is... Learn More
    £2,100

    Stock Code: 52463

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  6. 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... Learn More
    £495

    Stock Code: 53193

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  7. 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

    Stock Code: 54322

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  8. CARTA DA NAVIGARE.
    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

    Stock Code: 53262

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  9. HOLLANDA.
    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... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 53270

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  10. ISLANDA.
    Small map of Iceland, that shows the island surrounded by a frozen sea - Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 53271

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  11. IAMAICA.
    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

    Stock Code: 53272

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

    Stock Code: 53192

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  13. ISOLE SELANDIE.
    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

    Stock Code: 53273

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  14. 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... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 52622

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  15. Salisburgensis Jurisdictio
    Ortelius based the map on the map and plan by Marcus Secsnagel, 1551. Braun and Hogenberg also used Secsnagel work. The poem at the top left commemorates him. The map has been drawn as if stretched over a frame, with the edges pinned down, the lower edges have rolled free to reveal the town plan at lower right Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 52816

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  16. Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.
    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... Learn More
    £1,800

    Stock Code: 54753

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  17. LEODIENSIS DIOCESIS TYPUS.
    Ornate map of Luxembourg, eastern Belgium and part of North Eastern France, with flamboyant strapwork decoration to title across upper centre. Decorated frame. The stippling around the scale identifies this as the later of two plates of the same subject. Published in Ortelius' landmark atlas the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.... Learn More
    £395

    Stock Code: 53035

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  18. MILO.
    A beautiful miniature map of the island. Engraved headpiece above map and engraved initial and text in Italian about the island below. Learn More
    £120

    Stock Code: 53775

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  19. SCARPANTO.
    A beautiful miniature map of the island. Engraved headpiece above map and engraved initial and text in Italian about the island below. Learn More
    £130

    Stock Code: 53776

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  20. Veronae Vicentiae et Patavii Ditiones
    Jodocus Hondius' edition of Mercator's map.The map shows the area from Lake Garda to Venetia. Stippled sea. Simple strapwork cartouche at top right. Rivers in detail, towns and mountains. Learn More
    £395

    Stock Code: 52435

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