Antique Maps of the World: 1520-1680

      
Explore 24 of the most elegant and important world maps from the Age of Discovery through the Golden Age of Cartography, plus 10 motif images derived from the maps. Includes early treasures from masters such as Mercator, Ortelius, Hondius and Blaeu. High resolution images are 45-60MB RGB TIFF (maximum quality JPEG compressed). Many of the files are detailed and large enough for printing across a double page. Historical information about the maps is included in a special read-me file.



01 Peter Apian, 1520
02 Oronce Fine, 1531
03 Girolama Ruscelli, 1561
04 Abraham Ortelius, 1570
05 Gerard Mercator, 1578
06 Rumold Mercator, 1587
07 Abraham Ortelius, 1588
08 Sebastian Münster, 1588
09 Sebastian Münster, 1588
10 Giovanni Magini C.1600
11 Jodocus Hondius, 1602
12 Willem Blaeu, 1606


13 John Speed, 1626
14 Henricus Hondius, 1630
15 Philip Eckebrecht, 1630
16 Melchior Tavernier 1643
17 Matthaüs Merian, 1646
18 Claes Janszoon Visscher, 1652
19 Nicholas J. Visscher 1658
20 Frederick de Wit, 1660
21 Joan Blaeu, 1662
22 Pieter Goos, 1666
23 John Seller, 1675
24 Will Berry, 1680




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