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Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : De Insulis
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basle
Description: An illustrated definition and description of islands, from the seminal 16th century work, the 'Cosmographia'.
Map Ref: WLD3976
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : [Ptolemaic Map of the Universe]
Date: 1586      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basle
Description: Black and white woodcut of one of the earliest depictions of the Universe with earth at its centre.
Map Ref: WLD3628
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Aevi Veteris Typvs Geographicvs
Date: 1592      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: [WLD3935] A geographical map of the world as known by the ancients and surrounded by uninhabitable lands. Original colour. [Ort:186].
Map Ref: WLD3935
Cartographer: Athanasius Kircher
Title: : Geographia Conjecturalis de Orbis Terrestris Post Diluvium
Date: 1675      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: World map showing the imagined effects of the Biblical Great Flood. Very strong impression. [Shirley 470]
Map Ref: WLD3534
Cartographer: Eberhard Happel
Title: : Die Ebbe und Fluth auff einer Flachen Landt-Karten furgestelt
Date: 1708      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Ulm
Description: Ocean currents, volcanoes and undersea trenches. Framed. [Shirley 468]
Map Ref: WLD3481
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: : Mappa Geographiae Naturalis sive Tabella Synoptica
Date: c. 1740      Size: 22 x 19 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Illustrative and theoretical map showing numerous cartographic and geographical features and styles. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD1931
Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Representation du Cours ordinaire des Vents de Traverse qui regnent le long des Cotes dans la Mer Atlantique & Celle des Indes
Date: 1753      Size: 7 x 12 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Based on the observations of Dampier, this map shows the transient courses of trade winds. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD4143
Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Representation du Cours ordinaire des Vents de Traverse qui regnent le long des Cotes dans la grande Mer de Sud
Date: 1753      Size: 7 x 12 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Map illustrating the trade winds, showing the incomplete coastline of Australia. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD4144
Cartographer: John Harrison
Title: : Orbis Veteribus Notus: Drawn and Engraved from D'Anville's Map of the Ancient World
Date: 1788      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: Map of the Ancient World in Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East and reaching as far as South-East Asia. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD3852
Cartographer: George Cooke
Title: : The Vicissitudes of the Seasons
Date: c. 1810      Size: 6 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Diagram of the world describing the chages of the earth's rotation during different seasons. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD3818
Cartographer: Lavoisne
Title: : Geographical and Historical Map of the Roman Empire
Date: 1813      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: The Roman Empire, mapped at its height. Dense panels of text discuss its history, geography, and politics, as well as the campaign of Hannibal. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD4092
Cartographer: Adrien Brue
Title: : Carte Generale du Monde Connu des Anciens
Date: 1821      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Elegant map of the world as known by the ancient European civilisations. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD3896
Cartographer: Neele
Title: : The World
Date: 1828      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Interesting depiction of the World as perceived at the time of Herodotus in the 5th century BC.
Map Ref: WLD3861
Cartographer: Thomas Starling
Title: : A Comparative View of the Inland Seas & Principle Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere
Date: c. 1830      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Bodies of water within the Eastern Hemisphere. Miniature map. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD3559
Cartographer: Thomas Starling
Title: : A Comparative View of the Principal Mountains of the World including their Altitudes
Date: 1830      Size: 6 x 4 inches
Published: London
Description: Miniature map showing the great mountain ranges and mountain altitudes of the globe in 1830. Original colour.
Map Ref: WLD4019
Cartographer: Sidney Hall
Title: : A.D. 814. Exhibiting The Empire of Charlemagne
Date: 1834      Size: 10 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Unusual aquatint showing the Empire of Charlemagne. Original Colour.
Map Ref: WLD4016