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Cartographer: Pomponius Mela
Title: : 'Novellae etati ad Geographie...'
Date: 1482      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Ptolemaic world map displayed within a classical portico and surrounded by windheads. This rare piece was printed by Erhard Ratdolt. [Shirley 8]. Framed.
Map Ref: WLD4112
Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Secunda Etas Mundi
Date: 1493      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Published in the Nuremberg Chronicle, this striking woodcut is one of the earliest collectible world maps. Coloured. [Shirley 19]
Map Ref: WLD3888
Cartographer: Bernardo Sylvanus
Title: : [Ptolemaic World]
Date: 1511      Size: 22 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Ptolemaic world map on an oval projection. Rare woodcut with red letterpress. [Shirley 31]
Map Ref: WLD3575
Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: : Orbis Typus Universalis
Date: 1520      Size: 23 x 17 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: The "Admiral's Map" showing the discoveries of Columbus and Vespucci in the New World. Drawn by Martin Waldseemuller, the man who "named" America. Framed. [Shirley 35]
Map Ref: WLD4278
Cartographer: Benedetto Bordone
Title: : [Oval Projection World Map]
Date: 1528      Size: 15 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early woodcut Map of the World in Oval Projection. [Shirley 59]
Map Ref: WLD4096
Cartographer: Simon Grynaeus
Title: : Typus Cosmographicus Universalis
Date: 1532      Size: 22 x 15 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Oval world map. Beautiful, early map with illustrated borders engraved by Holbein and Munster. [Shirley 67]
Map Ref: WLD3491
Cartographer: Girolamo Ruscelli
Title: : Orbis Descriptio
Date: 1561      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Double hemisphere world map in Black and White. [Shirley 110]
Map Ref: WLD3145
Cartographer: Johann Honter
Title: : Vniversalis Cosmographia
Date: 1561      Size: 8 x 12 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Early world map from Honter's updated 'Rudimentum', on a cordiform projection. German text. [Shirley 108]
Map Ref: WLD3884
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Typus Orbis Terrarum
Date: 1579      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Seminal map of the world by the compiler of the first Atlas. Notable for its distinctive cloud border, misshapen South America and depiction of the North Pole as four islands. Coloured. [Shirley 122]
Map Ref: WLD4311
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Typus Orbis Terrarum
Date: 1592      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: A cornerstone map of the world on an oval projection and with the latest corrections, particularly on the coast of South America. Vibrant original colour. Shirley 158. Framed.
Map Ref: WLD4185
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Typus Orbis Terrarum
Date: 1595      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: A cornerstone map of the world on an oval projection and with the latest corrections, particularly on the coast of South America. Shirley 158.
Map Ref: WLD3828
Cartographer: Giovanni Magini
Title: : Descrittione di Tvtto'l Mondo Terreno al piu moderno Stile del nostro Tempo
Date: 1596      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early black and white world map surrounded by windheads, with panel of text on lower third. [Shirley 195]
Map Ref: WLD3584
Cartographer: Matthias Quad
Title: : Typvs Orbis Terrarvm, ad Imitationem Vniversalis Gerhardi Mercatoris
Date: 1596      Size: 12 x 9 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Map of the World after Mercator, attributed to Quad. Black and White. Framed. [Shirley: 197]
Map Ref: WLD2603
Cartographer: Petrus Plancius
Title: : Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus
Date: c. 1599      Size: 23 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Beautiful black and white double hemisphere map with two smaller celestial spheres down the centre. One of the earliest maps with decorative borders. New Guinea as well as Terra Australis is shown as part of one southern continent called Magallanica. [Shirley 187] Framed.
Map Ref: WLD3709
Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Alla Carte da Navigare
Date: 1604      Size: 6 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early world map with navigational markings engraved by Girolamo Porro. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD3340
Cartographer: Paulus Merula
Title: : Totius Orbis Cogniti Universalis Descriptio
Date: 1605      Size: 19 x 11 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Rare double-hemisphere world map engraved by Jan van Doeticum with insets of Ceylon, Japan, St. Helena, and Iceland. [Shirley 254].
Map Ref: WLD2978