Interesting map showing the travels and discoveries of Africa centered on Sahara by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet from the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.
Fine and early historical map of Northern Italy centered on Brescia extending from Venice on the Adriatic, to Pisa and Nice on the Mediterranean, to Lake Geneva in the west, and the Alps in the North. The map is embellished by four decorative cartouches.
Engraved by Ortelius himself based upon ancient knowledge from Livius, Ausonius, Tacitus, Cato, Plinius, Polybius and Cassiodore.
From the 1624 final edition with the latin text on verso by Balthasar Moretus of the famous Orteliu’s Parergon, the first historical atlas ever published.
Interesting map of so-called Turkey in Europe showing Greece, Balkans, Bulgary etc.. The lovely map by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet is from the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.
Decorative pictorial map of Luxembourg the southernmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium. This map by Philippe Dumont and J. Ado Baltus is covered with beautiful vignettes describing major towns and very nice landmarks. Published for Banque de la Societé Generale de Belgique Banque by Editions de Visscher, Bruxelles in 1950 circa.
A very fine copper engraved view by H. Goltzius showing Giovanni de’ Medici defeated in Parma. Two armies fighting on a field in the foreground near Parma (visible in background).
Detailed topographical map of Berlin published in 1962, very shortly after the construction of the Berlin wall which isolated the west part from the east until 1989, by the Presse- und Informationsamt des Landes.
The powerful map is interesting also because it is before the construction of the second wall beginning in June 1963, which established the so-called death strip.
At top large title and the the coat of arms of Berlin west (a black bear on a white shield) introduced in 1954.