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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.
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: Laurent Fries
Title: : Orbis Typvs Vniversalis Ivxta Hydrographorvm Traditionem Exactissime Depicta
Date: 1525      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Strassburg
Description: Important early map of the world, the third to use the name 'America' and the first to use Fries's interpretation of world geography. Second edition. [Shirley 48]
Map Ref: WLD4048
Cartographer: Benedetto Bordone
Title: : [Oval Projection]
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: Hans Lufft
Title: : Der Prophet
Date: c. 1535      Size: 8 x 13 inches
Published: Wittenberg
Description: Daniel's dream. Woodcut printed map of Europe, Africa and Asia with a decorative border.
Map Ref: WLD3577
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Typus Orbis Universalis
Date: 1558      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Early woodcut of the world on an oval projection, and featuring a border of clouds and windheads. [Shirley 92]
Map Ref: WLD4255
Cartographer: Johann Honter
Title: : Vniversalis Cosmographia
Date: 1561      Size: 8 x 12 inches
Published: Basle
Description: Early world map from Honter's updated 'Rudimentum', on a cordiform projection. German text. [Shirley 108]
Map Ref: WLD3884
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: Antonio Salamanca
Title: : [The World]
Date: 1564      Size: 21 x 13 inches
Published: Rome
Description: Fine example of Salamanca's rare and magnificent double cordiform map published by Antonio Lafreri. [Shirley 91]
Map Ref: WLD3257
Cartographer: Peter Apian
Title: : Carte Cosmographique ou Universelle Description du Monde avecq les Ventz
Date: 1564      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Lyons
Description: Apian's second cordiform map of the world notable for its aesthetic appeal. Framed. [Shirley 82].
Map Ref: WLD3666
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Typus Orbis Terrarum
Date: 1579      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Seminal map of the world from the first atlas. Shown as an oval projection with the cloud border decoration. Coloured. Shirley122.
Map Ref: WLD4163
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Typus Orbis Terrarum
Date: 1588      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: RARE: Hugely rare intermediate second plate of Ortelius's world map with Spanish text on reverse. Original colour. Sh.122
Map Ref: WLD3823
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: Cornelis De Jode
Title: : Totivs Orbis Cogniti Vniversalis Descriptio
Date: 1593      Size: 21 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: RARE: Extraordinary world map on a rectangular projection with two circular projections of the eastern and western hemisphere at the top corners. This is a reissue of the 1589 map for the atlas 'Speculum', [Shirley 165]
Map Ref: WLD4049