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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: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Atlas Minor
Date: 1628      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Grand illuminated title page from the "Atlas Minor". Coloured.
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). Latin text on verso. 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: Richard Blome
Title: : The Achievement of our Soveraigne King Charles the II.
Date: 1673      Size: 9 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Beautiful title page illustrating the royal coat of arms of the England during the time of Charles II. Coloured.
Map Ref: WLD4592
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: Covens & Mortier
Title: : [Title Page] Nouvel Atlas
Date: c. 1730      Size: 11 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Decorative title page from Covens & Mortier's miniature "Nouvel Atlas" featuring beautifully intricate vignettes and views framed by Classical columns. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: WLD4576