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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 with the 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.
A decorative interesting pictorial map of South America issued “with the compliments of The Globe and Mail, Canada’s National Newspaper” on December 29, 1938. The map is filled with facts and figures about the economy and exports of South American countries and posits how it will be affected by the impending Second World War. Signed below O. Sparland.
Uncommon large world map by AMA, the Automobile Manufacturers Association, showing the resources used for the construction of a car. On the left the description of the materials is completed with a little vignette shown also on the map to indicate the geographical origin: aluminum in California, vanadium in Peru, zinc in Spain, wool in Afghanistan or oil in Arabia, for example. The interesting map was published in 1961 by General Drafting Corporation of Convent Station, New Jersey. Folds as issued.
A handsome map of South Africa richly embellished with pictographs of trains, ships, animals, activities and places of interest. The very decorative map drawn by Ernest Ullman has “A Brief Guide to South Africa” on verso. Published by South Africa Railways and Harbours in 1937. Folds as issued.
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
A rare decorative large pictorial map of Turkey showing the economic production activities and sites in the Country. Includes text, table of export production data, color illustration of national flag, and photographic illustrations of economic activities.
Drawn by Liam Dunne (signed at bottom left) published in New York in 1950 circa.
An attractive miniature map of Turkish Empire centered on Natolia and Cyprus by Thomas Starling from popular Victorian atlas “The Royal Cabinet Atlas, And Universal Compendium Of All Places In The Known World” published by Bull and Churton in London in 1833. The map is accompanied by a page of text giving the latitude and longitude of the major towns.
Rare set of the world and four continents from the Mercator’s “Atlas Minor” published in 1648 with german text on verso. The double hemisphere map of the World, engraved by Abraham Goos replaces the 1607 Hondius plate previously used by Jansson. California shown as an island. Large passage between Asia and the North West Coast of America. Includes elaborate strapwork border, two notes in Latin, an elaborate compass rose and sphere and other embellishments. Regarding the map of America the most i
Lovely pictorial map of the United States featuring information about the varied backgrounds of the citizens and the industries in different parts of the country. The very decorative promotional map issued for the Brussels Universal Exhibition of 1958 shown on America as a multi-national, multi-cultural nation. The map is covered with pictorial images of historical sites and Americans working and playing. Labels on each state show the principal national origins of the residents, for example, Danish, Dutch and German in South Dakota. Across the top are eight figures in stereotypical native clothing (kilt, sombrero, wooden shoes). Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska are shown as territories. At Bottom left the author’s signature. This map was issued as a folded map and it retains its folds.
Complete set with world map and four continents by G. Porro from “Geografia di Tolomeo” published in Padua in 1621 by Galignani.
This is a reduced version of John Smith?s map of the Chesapeake Bay region. It is the only regional map of North America to appear in the Atlas Minor. According to Burden this is the new plate used here for the first time with the small cartouche at top left. 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