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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio
Date: 1598      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Abraham Ortelius’s fine map showing six of the major islands of the Mediterranean, including Sicily, Sardinia, and Malta. Original hand-colour. French text on verso.
Map Ref: MED1997
Cartographer: Giuseppe Rosaccio
Title: : Europae Tabula VII
Date: 1599      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early copper-engraved map of Sardinia, Malta, and Sicily. Published by Rosaccio in his 1599 edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia". Strong impression.
Map Ref: MED2323
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Peregrinatio Paul
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of the eastern Mediterranean from Sicily to the Levant showing the travels of St. Paul from the Holy Land to Rome. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED2274
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Argonautica
Date: 1658      Size: 21 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Decorative historical map of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with inset maps of Europe, Turkey and Southern Italy highlighting the route of Jason and the Argonauts. Latin text on verso. Original colour.
Map Ref: MED2217
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Insularum Sardiniae et Corsicae | Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip.
Date: 1661      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Ten maps of various Mediterranean islands together on one page, including Sardinia, Corsica, Rhodes, Euboea, Chios, Lemnos, Lesbos, Samos, and Ikaria. Ancient place names are given. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED2324
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Ristretto del Mediterraneo
Date: c. 1692      Size: 48 x 18 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Stunning two-sheet map of the Mediterranean engraved and decorated with Vincenzo Coronelli's characteristic Baroque flamboyance. (SL)
Map Ref: MED2140
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Le Coste Maritime dell'Isole di Sardigna e Corsica
Date: 1696      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Sea chart of the coasts of Corsica and Sardinia oriented with north on the left. Embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a scrollwork title cartouche. Elba also appears on the map in the upper-left corner.
Map Ref: MED2118
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Parte Occidentale del Mediterraneo
Date: 1696      Size: 21 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Sea chart of the Western Mediterranean from the Strait of Gibraltar to Italy and the Adriatic Sea. The map is embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a large title cartouche. An index table below the map lists the Western Mediterranean’s important ports.
Map Ref: MED2129
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : L. Ronwolfs Reys-Togten, door de Levant, of Oosterse Landschappen der Middellandse Zee
Date: 1707      Size: 9 x 6 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Map of the Eastern Mediterranean showing the 1573-76 journey of German physician Leonhard Rauwolf from Marseille to Aleppo in search of new herbal medicines. Coloured.
Map Ref: MED2007
Cartographer: Brémond & Michelot
Title: : Nouvelle Carte des Cotes de Catalogne, Rousillon, Languedoc, Provence, L'Italie et Partie de L'Isle de Corse
Date: 1718      Size: 53 x 18 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Magnificent and rare sea chart of the Western Mediterranean stretching from the east coast of Spain to the west coast of Italy. Includes six large insets of important harbours. [Tube]
Map Ref: MED2104
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : A Chart of the Mediterranean Sea
Date: c. 1720      Size: 16 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming chart of the Mediterranean Sea with an inset of Gibraltar which had just been ceded to Britain in the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713.
Map Ref: MED2156
Cartographer: Romeyn De Hooghe
Title: : Carte Nouvelle de la Mer Mediterranee
Date: c. 1721      Size: 55 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Spectacular chart of the Mediterranean Sea surrounded by glorious bird's-eye views of 38 of the most important cities and harbours. Covens & Mortier imprint. Rich original hand-colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: MED2266
Cartographer: Brémond & Michelot
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Cotes d'Espagne et Barbarie
Date: 1723      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Magnificent chart of the western Mediterranean from Gibraltar to Cartagena, Spain. Inset maps of Gibraltar and Tangiers. Embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a grand title cartouche.
Map Ref: MED2114
Cartographer: Brémond & Michelot
Title: : Suite des Costes d'Espagne et Barbarie
Date: 1723      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Magnificent sea chart of the western Mediterranean including the Costa Blanca, Ibiza, and the coast of Algeria. Embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a glorious title cartouche.
Map Ref: MED2107
Cartographer: Brémond & Michelot
Title: : [Eastern Mediterranean]
Date: 1726      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Magnificent sea chart of the eastern Mediterranean including Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, and the Levant. Embellished wtih rhumb lines, compass roses, and a grand cartouche. Inset map of Alexandria.
Map Ref: MED2109
Cartographer: Brémond & Michelot
Title: : Nouvelle Carte Generalle de la Mer Mediterranee
Date: 1726      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Marseilles
Description: Magnificent sea chart of the western Mediterranean from Portugal to Sardinia and Corsica. Embellished with rhumb lines, a spectacular title cartouche, and beautiful compass roses.
Map Ref: MED2110