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  • Lovely plan of Rijeka from “Force D’Europe…” by Gabriel Bodenehr published in Augsburg in 1725.

    • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
    • Year: 1725
    • Dimension: 160 x 245 mm
    • Place of publication: Augsburg
  • A fine miniature map by Philippe Galle from “Epitome du Theatre” by Abraham Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso.

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1598
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • A fine miniature map from “Epitome Theatri Orbis Terraum” published in Amsterdam in 1602.The maps were based from those in P. Galle’s final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved with great care. They may be easily recognised as they have a wide border with latitude and longitude shown. [cod.422/15]

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1602
    • Dimension: 85 x 115 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Scarce map from “L’Isole piu Famose del Mondo” by T. Porcacchi and engraved by Girolamo Porro. Published in Venice in 1604. Inset in a page with italian text. [cod.424/15]

    • Author: PORCACCHI Tommaso
    • Year: 1604
    • Dimension: 143 x 152 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Detailed and early map focusing specifically on the embattled nations of the former Yugoslavia from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years…

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 195 x 145 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Nice map of northern Greece with the southern parts of present day Macedonia and Albania. Includes Athens. Strapwork title cartouche in the lower left corner. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hon

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 205 x 145 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Striking example of the Mercator-Hondius map of the region centered on the Lower Danube, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Macedonia. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years…

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 195 x 145 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam