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  • A beautiful example of Zatta’s map from the famous Atlante Novissimo showing Korea, Manchuria, Chinese Tartary and parts of adjacent Russian Tartary, Independent Tartary, Mongolia, and Japan. Interesting very detailed depiction of the area within Korea and the unusual rendering of Hokkaido, here labeled ‘Jeso –Gasima.’  The beautiful map it also outlines the portions of the Great Wall of China. Published in Venice in 1784.

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 315 x 405 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Early map of Turkey including Cyprus 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 later Joannes Janssonius commissioned a new set of copperplates to be engraved by

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 190 x 135 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
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    Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing India, Tibet, China and Southeast Asia. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not only could travellers carry the atlas with them easily, they could also obtain an initial orientation to their

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 265 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen
  • A fine miniature map of Palestine from “Epitome du Theatre” published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle.

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1598
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • Fine map of India below the Tropic of Cancer, with insets of Ceylon and Trincomalee. The insets are enclosed in decorative borders and the map is further embellished with a coat of arms held aloft by a cherub. From Coronelli’s Corso Geografico Universale published in Venice in 1690. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rom

    • Author: CORONELLI Vincenzo Maria
    • Year: 1690
    • Dimension: 454 x 605 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Myanmar (Burma) Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia, with decorative title cartouche. From ‘Atlante Novissimo’.Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours.

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 410 x 325 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
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    Striking map showing the routes of Sabena Airlines throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Europe created in beautiful color patterns with the oceans surrounding it in blue tones. The map features many of the cities printed in gold, as well as the flight patterns that connect them together. The routes delineated in the map show the two main hubs of Sabena to be Brussels with Leopoldville, capital of the Belgian Congo (now Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo) with a large number of other destinations around and between them. African tribal art is used in this image as part of the design as well as the regional representation of ethnic people. Published in Brussels by Marci in 1960.

    • Dimension: 100 x 64 cm
    • Place of publication: Bruxelles
    • Year: 1960
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    Amazing woodblock map in two sheets showing whole Japan oriented with north to the upper right, including its Northernmost islands and those to the south, Okinawa, etc… Includes views of major points of interest, Japanese ports, charts of mountains and rivers, list of prefectures, and legend. Below a little world map in two hemispheres and lovely compass rose in ninja style.

    • Author: Sagano Hikotaro
    • Dimension: 71,5 x 48 cm
    • Year: Meiji 22 [1889]
  • Woodcut from Geographia Universalis by S. Munster published by H. Petri. Excellent example of Munster’s map of the Indian Ocean and contiguous regions, extending from Southeast Asia to the Ganges River and north to the Himalayas.

    • Author: MUNSTER Sebastian
    • Year: 1552
    • Dimension: 250 x 340 mm
    • Place of publication: Basle
  • Beautiful little map based on Ortelius? famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. 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. Almos

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 196 x 134 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • One of the earliest obtainable modern maps of the Holy Land, which appeared in the first edition of Munster’s Geographia, first published in Basle in 1540. Here in the 1552 edition easily recognized by the presence of latitude and longitude borders. The map extends from Sidon and the land of the Phoenians in the north to Gaza in the south with numerous Biblical sites and a number of vignettes. The inset is a key of ancient and modern placenames. This map is orientated with west at the top and is based on earlier maps by Munster and Ziegler. From the rare “Geographia Universalis, Vetus et Nova, complectens Claidii Prolemaei Alexandrini enarrationis libros VIII” published in Basel at Heinrich Petri in 1552.

    • Author: MUNSTER Sebastian
    • Year: 1552
    • Dimension: 285 x 378 mm
    • Place of publication: Basle
  • Delightful small map of the ancient Turkish empire covering the Middle East (including Arabia and Oman) 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 later Joannes J

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 190 x 130 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam