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Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Cosmographiae Universalis
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Pictorial Title Page of the seminal 16th century work the, 'Cosmographia'.
Map Ref: WLD3977
Cartographer: Giasone del Maino
Title: : Iason In Secvndam Partem Infortiati
Date: 1560      Size: 10 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early woodcut title page printed in black and red.
Map Ref: WLD2494
Cartographer: Theodore De Bry
Title: : Americae Retectio
Date: 1598      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Allegorical title page celebrating the New World (America) with portraits of Christopher Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci. Featuring German descriptive text. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD4341
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Belgii In Ferioris - Geographicae tabule
Date: c. 1610      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Title page. 'Belgii In Ferioris'. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD3499
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Italia, Slavonia, et Graeciae - tabule geographice
Date: c. 1610      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Title page. 'Italia, Slavonia, et Graeciae'. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD3500
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : Dieu et mon Droit
Date: 1611      Size: 7 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Glorious royal coat of arms present at the front of "The Empire of Great Britaine" by John Speed, first published in 1611. Original hand colour with copious heightening in gold.
Map Ref: WLD4564
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Atlas Minor
Date: 1628      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Title Page. From the Atlas Minor. Coloured. Framed.
Map Ref: WLD3483
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Gerardus Mercator natus Iudocus Hondius natus in Rupelmundeae III ...
Date: 1636      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Famous double portrait of important mapmakers Gerard Mercator (1512-94) and Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612). Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD2799
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Novus Atlas Sinensis
Date: 1655      Size: 10 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Title page from Blaeu's China Volume from his Atlas Major, crediting Martino di Martini, Jesuit and dedicated to Leopold, Archduke of Austria. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD3827
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : geographiae Blavianae Volvmen Sextvm Qvo Liber XII, XIII, Europae Continentvr
Date: 1662      Size: 10 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Title page from Volume VI of Blaeu's 'Atlas Maior' which included maps of Scotland and Ireland. Original colour with gilt highlights.
Map Ref: WLD3512
Cartographer: Jansson Heirs
Title: : [Title Page] Joannis Janssonii Atlas Contractus
Date: 1666      Size: 10 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Elaborate title page from Jan Jansson's "Atlas contractus", published posthumously by Jansson's Heirs in 1666. The seated figure in red is Jansson himself. Original hand-colour with gold highlights.
Map Ref: WLD4517
Cartographer: Philip Kilian
Title: : Ornando Utriqve Dicantur
Date: c. 1680      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Hamburg
Description: Beautifully engraved title page featuring four successive 17th century Holy Roman Emperors (labeled in manuscript above) seated behind a large pair of globes, one terrestrial and the other celestial. Framed.
Map Ref: WLD2496
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Isola Rio Dell' Atlante Veneto
Date: 1696      Size: 12 x 17 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Title page from the 'Atlante Veneto'.
Map Ref: WLD3497
Cartographer: Philipp Cluver
Title: : Philippi Cluverii Introductionis in Univerrsam Geographiam
Date: 1697      Size: 6 x 8 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Title page. Globe, Compass and figures.
Map Ref: WLD2733
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : Bloedige Scheeps-Togt van den Maarschalk Don Fernando Coutinho na Oost-Indien
Date: 1706      Size: 9 x 13 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Decorative title page for Van der Aa’s illustrated volume of Dutch explorations to the East Indies based on the work of João de Barros (1496-1570) one of the first Portuguese historians and detailing the ‘bloody’ death of Portuguse Marshal Don. Fernando Coutinho. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD3310
Cartographer: Henri Chatelain
Title: : Atlas Historique Tome IV
Date: 1719      Size: 10 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Title page from the 'Atlas Historique'. Chapter 4. Heavily ornate with many figures. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD3513