Antique Maps

By Carl Moreland, David Bannister

Old Maps is now firmly confirmed as a definitive reference paintings. With large details at the common historic history, info of all of the significant map-makers and sensible recommendation on gathering outdated maps, it offers an outstanding creation for the newbie in addition to a mass of detailed and obviously geared up info for the specialist and the intense collector. a gorgeous version in itself, this undying quantity conjures up the beauty of maps from the earlier and the attraction of the entire remote places they recommend, to teach them not just as historic artefacts but additionally as artistic endeavors.

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Born in Shropshire, invoice was once commissioned by means of Sir Thomas Bodley (the founding father of the Bodleian Library, Oxford) ENGLAND & WALES to go back and forth out of the country and buy books. A widespread customer to the Frankfurt ebook reasonable, he turned a shareholder within the King's Printing apartment in approximately 1617, being succeeded by way of his son, additionally John invoice, on the time of his dying on five may well 1630. the one courses containing maps with which he turns out to were linked after constructing himself as a writer in 1604, have been the English textual content model of the Ortelius Atlas in 1606 (with John Norton) and The Abridgement of Camden's Britania in 1626.

Renard L Bremond & Michelot G. L. le Rouge J. B. d'Apres de Mannevillette J. N. Bellin J. Roux R. Bonne C. F. Beautemps-Beaupre J. S. C. Dumont d'Urville British Edward Wright Gabriel Tatton (ms) John Daniell (ms) Nicholas Comberford (ms) SEA CHA R T. f «*• A TLASES - \i • CAPTAIN GREENVILE COLLINS Fovty to Mount's Bay London c. 1781. Chart of a stretch of the Cornish beach incorporated within the nice Britain's Coasting Pilot, first released in 1693. John Burston (ms) Robert Dudley John vendor Greenvile Collins John Thornton William Hack (ms) Mount and web page Edmund Halley John Adair Murdoch Mackenzie James prepare dinner Thos.

Der Welt (World Atlas) actually lined in simple terms maps of Europe, when the Grosser Deutscher Atlas additionally incorporated maps of different continents and used to be, accordingly, the 1st global Atlas produced via an Austrian. 1789-1806 Schauplat^ der fu'nf Theile der Welt 1794-96 Grosser Deutscher Atlas J O H A N N G. A. JAEGER 1718-90 1789 Grand Atlas cf Allemagne MATHIAS ALBRECHT LOTTER 1741-1810 ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT 1 7 6 nine - 1 eight five nine Tobias Lotter was once a German writer and engraver who married the daughter of the elder Matthaus Seutter.

1763 JOHN BOWLES 1701-79 CARRINGTON BOWLES 1724-93 BOWLES and CARVER/. 1794-1832 The individuals of the Bowles relatives have been publishers and map dealers instead of cartographers, their significant output over a century or extra protecting a few of the works in their contemporaries. a totally 166 MAP MAKERS entire record of those is past the scope of this quantity yet their best-known guides are indexed less than. 1714 (Thomas Bowles) The north a part of nice Britain known as Scotland (H. Moll) 1720 (Thomas Bowles) A Geographicall Description of the dominion of eire 1728, 1732 Re-issue of Francis Lamb's Atlas (c.

I J O The early Italian variants of Ptolemy's Geographia as much as 1511 are set out less than: later variations are proven less than the identify of the proper cartographer or writer. See additionally Appendix A for whole checklist of Ptolemy variations. c. 1477 Bologna: Latin textual content: 26 copperplate maps 1478 Rome: do : 27 do 1490, 1507 (plus 6 glossy maps), 1508 (plus global map) c. 1480-82 Florence: Italian textual content: 31 copperplate maps 1511 Venice : Latin textual content: 27 woodcut maps plus global map on heart-shaped projection BARTOLOMMEO DALU SONETTI (ZAMBERTl) fl.

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