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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 107

Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Germania Nationis Descriptio
Date: 1558      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Important woodcut map of the Holy Roman Empire, consisting of Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, and Bohemia (Czechia). Oriented with south at the top of the page.
Map Ref: EUR1358
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : De Europa, quae nostro aeuo Christianum
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Miniature woodblock map of Europe from the seminal 16th century work, the 'Cosmographia',
Map Ref: EUR1364
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Europae
Date: 1592      Size: 18 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: The first map of the continent of Europe to appear in an atlas. Ortelius uses the western shore of Turkey and the River Volga in Russia as the eastern border of the continent. Original hand colour. Latin text on verso.
Map Ref: EUR1460
Cartographer: G. & C. De Jode
Title: : Nova Totivs Evropae Tabvla
Date: 1593      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: RARE map of Europe, finely engraved, with the Northeast Passage prominently shown and an inset containing delicate miniature costumed figures. Strong impression.
Map Ref: EUR829
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: : La Descrittione Dell' Europa
Date: 1596      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early map of Europe from Magini's reduced edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia". Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR976
Cartographer: Paulus Merula
Title: : Europa
Date: 1605      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Title page for Book I, Part II of Paulus Merula's "Cosmographiae generalis" featuring a miniature map of Europe by Jodocus Hondius accompanied by descriptive text in Latin. Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR962
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Europae Nova Tabula
Date: c. 1620      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of Europe with descriptive text in Dutch on the verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR1099
Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius
Title: : Nova Europae Descriptio
Date: c. 1620      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid Dutch Golden Age map of Europe by one of the leading cartographers of the period. Decorated with ships, sea monsters, and strapwork cartouches. French text on verso. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: EUR1444
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Europa
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Charming early map of Europe copied from Joducus Hondius for publication in "Purchas his Pilgrimis" (1625). Strong impression.
Map Ref: EUR1398
Cartographer: Pieter van den Keere
Title: : Europa
Date: 1627      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early miniature map of Europe based on John Speed. Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR1079
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : A New Mappe of the Romane Empire
Date: 1627      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: John Speed's exquisite map of the ancient Roman Empire embellished with miniature city views along the upper border and costumed figures on both sides. Strong impression. English text on verso.
Map Ref: EUR1445
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : Europ, and the cheife Cities contained therin described
Date: 1627      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: John Speed's celebrated map of Europe with eight miniature city views above and ten costumed figures in the side panels. English descriptive text on the verso.
Map Ref: EUR1483
Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius
Title: : Nova Europae
Date: c. 1630      Size: 18 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Europe by one of the leading figures of the Dutch Golden Age of cartography. Decorated with sailing ships and wild animals. Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR1281
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Europa
Date: 1635      Size: 17 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Stunning Dutch Golden Age carte de figure of Europe. Embellished with bird's eye views of cities, costumed figures and additional interior decoration. Latin text on verso. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: EUR1428
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Europa
Date: 1646      Size: 15 x 12 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Map of Europe, showing the mythical island of "Frisland" in the North Atlantic. Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR1404
Cartographer: Robert Walton
Title: : A New Plaine & Exact Map of Europe
Date: c. 1660      Size: 21 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Early English map of Europe based on Visscher and Blaeu with bird's-eye city views in the upper and lower margins, and with portraits of "ordinary" Europeans in the side margins. Coloured.
Map Ref: EUR897