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  1. Plan of Ancient Rome

    Plan of Ancient Rome

    Plan of Ancient Rome
  2. 1650 Plan of Rome

    1650 Plan of Rome

    1650 Plan of Rome
  3. 1,000 y.o. Map of the World. Published in 1907.

    1,000 y.o. Map of the World. Published in 1907.

    Stranger almost than the “Manuscript found in a Copper Cylinder” is the copy of a map which came across seas to Honolulu from a Buddhist Temple in the mountains of central Japan. It is a map of the world made 1000 years ago. Dr. Kobayashi, the well-known Japanese physician and surgeon of...
  4. 1893 Map of the Square and Stationary Earth

    1893 Map of the Square and Stationary Earth

    Map of the square and stationary earth. Four hundred passages in the Bible that condemn the Globe Theory, or the Flying Earth, and none sustain it. This map is the Bible map of the world. Creator: Orlando Ferguson
  5. 1944 CBS American School of the Air Age Map of the World

    1944 CBS American School of the Air Age Map of the World

    The American School of the Air was a half-hour educational radio program presented by CBS as a public affairs teaching supplement over an 18-year period during the 1930s and 1940s.
  6. Old Map of Frisland

    Old Map of Frisland

    Frisland, also called Frischlant, Friesland, Frislandia, or Fixland, is a phantom island that appeared on virtually all of the maps of the North Atlantic from the 1560s through the 1660s.
  7. 1542 Map of Africa

    1542 Map of Africa

    Totius Africae tabula et descriptio universalis etiam ultra Ptolemaei limites extensa. Map of the whole of Africa based on the Ptolematic source. 1542.
  8. Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus published by Antony Lafreri in 1572

    Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus published by Antony Lafreri in 1572

    The Carta marina of the Swedish geographer and historian Olaus Magnus is one of the earliest accurate cartographic depictions of the Scandinavian peninsula. Drafted in Rome in 1539, by one of the more prominent Scandinavian Catholics in higher ecclesiastical service, it contains detail that is...
  9. 1527-39 Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus

    1527-39 Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus

    Carta marina et descriptio septentrionalium terrarum is the first map of the Nordic countries to give details and place names, created by Swedish ecclesiastic Olaus Magnus and initially published in 1539. The map was created in Rome during 1527–39 by Olaus Magnus. To construct the map...
  10. 1665 Tartaria sive Magni Chami Imperivm Map

    1665 Tartaria sive Magni Chami Imperivm Map

    Nice example of Willem Blaeu's map of China, Tartary and Central Asia, extending from Mongolia to the Caspian and the Volga River, and to Tibet and the Upper Ganges River. The map of Central and East Asia shows how mountainous the region is, as well as highlights many large lakes and towns. The...
  11. 1595 Map of Hyperborea

    1595 Map of Hyperborea

    This plate was originally published in 1595 in the posthumous part III of Mercator's Atlas.
  12. 1636 Map of Tartary

    1636 Map of Tartary

    Copper engraved map of northern Asia from Moscow to the Anian Fretum, covers China, Korea and the northern Pacific coast of America showing the two continents separated by the Straits of Anian. Shows towns, villages, landmarks, mountains, and rivers.
  13. 1572 City Plan of Cairo olim Babylon

    1572 City Plan of Cairo olim Babylon

    Cairo is said to number 30,000 houses altogether. There are very many princely palaces and temples here, but also many hospices, schools and baths and large buildings containing the tombs of important persons. The streets contain such a throng of people, horses and mules that it is not possible...
  14. 1773 City Plan of Rome

    1773 City Plan of Rome

    A later edition of Nolli's reduced copy of his large 12 sheet plan of Rome. In this 1773 edition, the author added the three new churches built since the 1748 plan, namely the church of San Paolo Primo Eremita, completed in 1785, the church of Santa Caterina da Siena, rebuilt between 1766 and...
  15. 1557 City Plan of Rome

    1557 City Plan of Rome

    Engraved plan of Rome, engraved by N. Beatrizet for Antonio Lafreri in Rome. Author's initials in lower left corner: NB. The map depicts hills, the major monuments and shows the walls and fortifications constructed in Rome in 1556 and 1557, under the direction of Camillo Orsini during the reign...
  16. 1623 Cuba lnsula and Hispaniola

    1623 Cuba lnsula and Hispaniola

    "This is the first edition with the name of Henricus Hondius on the title page. The Latin Atlas is enlarged with the same six new maps of French provinces as appeared in the 1619 French edition (1:113): (49) Saintonge, (54) Picardie, (55) Champagne, (56) Beauvais, (60) Bourbonnais, and (62)...
  17. 1656 Africa. Empires of Monomotapa and Monoemugi

    1656 Africa. Empires of Monomotapa and Monoemugi

    Copper engraved double page map of southern part of Africa, hand colored in outline, with decorative cartouche. Showing political and administrative boundaries, major cities, villages, landmarks, rivers, mountains, drainage, etc. Relief shown pictorially.
  18. 1623 Africa Ex Magna Orbis Terre Descriptione

    1623 Africa Ex Magna Orbis Terre Descriptione

    "This is the first edition with the name of Henricus Hondius on the title page. The Latin Atlas is enlarged with the same six new maps of French provinces as appeared in the 1619 French edition (1:113): (49) Saintonge, (54) Picardie, (55) Champagne, (56) Beauvais, (60) Bourbonnais, and (62)...
  19. 1597 Florida et Apalche

    1597 Florida et Apalche

    Uncolored engraved double page map of Florida and the Southeast Coast of North America, part of Cuba and Bahamas. Shows cities, towns, landmarks, rivers, forests and mountains. Relief shown pictorially. Includes decorative title cartouche.
  20. KorbenDallas

    1025-50: Anglo-Saxon Mappa Mundi from the Cotton Manuscript Collection

    Just figured it was an interesting enough map to share: This map was probably created at Canterbury between 1025 and 1050, but is probably ultimately based on a model dating from Roman times. It contains the earliest known, relatively realistic depiction of the British Isles, seen in the bottom...
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