World Maps

An early 16th century T-O world map

FORESTI, Giacomo.

[Untitled T-O world map.]
Venice: c.1503. Woodcut, 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 22504


The most decorative Ptolemaic world map


Universalis Tabula Iuxta Ptolemaeum.
Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius Jnr, 1618. Coloured. 350 x 490mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 20428


A world map celebrating the voyage of Willem Schouten

DE BRY, Johann Theodore.

[Guilhelmi Schouten in australem oceanum expeditio.]
Oppenheim: de Bry, c.1619. Engraved map 170 x 210mm, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 17013


A world map with portraits of the Twelve Cæsars

VISSCHER, Claes Janszoon.

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1652. Fine original colour. 445 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 17720


A scarce 17th century separate-issue world map with side panels

ALLARD, Carel.

Novissima Totius Orbis Tabula, per Carolum Allard.
Amsterdam, c.1683. Fine original colour. Map 500 x 580mm, with side panels pasted on, total size 500 x 900mm.

Stock ID : 18889


An uncommon Ptolemaic world map

BERTIUS, Petrus.

Pinax Ptolemaicus Chlamydoeides..
Paris, c.1645. Old colour. 160 x 200mm.

Stock ID : 21189


Mercator's map of the Ptolemaic World


Universalis Tabula Iuxta Ptolemaeum.
Leiden, c.1700. Coloured. 350 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 21839


A scarce Italian double-hemisphere world map

CANALI, Giovanni Battista.

Mappamondo overo Carta Generale del Globo Terrestre Rappresentato in due Planisferij secondo le più moderne Relazioni con aggionta di varie notizie...
Padua, 1701. Coloured. 395 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 22419


Early 18th century double-hemisphere map of the world

BAECK, Elias.

Mapemonde Planisphere ou Carte Generale du Monde.
Augsburg, c.1710. Coloured. 160 x 215mm.

Stock ID : 21747


A mid-18th century double-hemisphere world map

BION, Nicolas.

Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale Du Monde En Deux Plans Hemisphere. Suivant la projection de Mr. de la Hire de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, et sur les memoires des Scavans Voyageurs 1744.
Paris, c.1744. Coloured. 165 x 265mm.

Stock ID : 21822


Van der Aa's scarce large-format double-hemisphere world

AA, Pieter van der.

Nova Orbis Terraquei Tabula Accuratissime Delineata
Leiden, 1713. Coloured. 505 x 665mm.

Stock ID : 21855


A Dutch world map with superb decorative borders in fine colour.

MORTIER, Pierre.

Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem Edita, A. F. De Wit.
Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, c.1720. Fine original colour. 465 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 22261


An 18th century miniature map of the world

DESING, Anselm.

Neuer Atlas von XXIX Hauptkarten zu vermehren mit neben-karten.
Regensburg: Johann Gastl, 1733. Coloured. 115 x 140mm.

Stock ID : 22339


A miniature double-hemisphere world.

SANSON, Nicolas.

Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre..
Venice: Sebastiano Coleti, 1735. Coloured. 150 x 170mm.

Stock ID : 22166


A mid-18th century Italian world map with allegorical figures of the continents

ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista.

Mappamondo, o sia Descrizione Generale del Globo Terrestre ed Acquatico.
Venice, c.1742. Coloured. 295 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 22318


Uncommon world map with superb rococo borders


Mappe Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre...
Paris, 1743. Original outline colour. 470 x 740mm.

Stock ID : 20124


An 18th century double-hemisphere world map

HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang.

Welt Charten, worauf die Reise nach Indien, und wider zuruck nach Europa, mit Puncten angewiesen nebst denen Konigreichen, vornehmsten Insuln, Gewassern, und Landern, so der er Benahmungen, das mehreste in Deutschen zu lessen ist
Wilhermsdorf: J.C. Tetschner, 1744. Coloured. 235 x 270mm.

Stock ID : 17069


A mid 18th century double-hemisphere world map

JAGEN, Jan van.

[Untitled world map.]
Amsterdam, Keur, 1748. Coloured. 300 x 450mm.

Stock ID : 21759


18th century nautical chart on Mercator's Projection

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

An Essay of a New and Compact Map Containing the Known Parts of the Terrestrial Globe by N. Bellin Engineer of the Marine.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, c.1750. Coloured. 520 x 700mm.

Stock ID : 22307


A mid-18th century double-hemisphere world map

DELISLE, Guillaume.

Mappemonde à l'usage du Roy par Guillaume Delisle Géographe de S.M. 1720. Augmentée en 1755 des Nouv.lles Découveries...
Paris: Philippe Buache, 1755. Coloured. 445 x 680mm.

Stock ID : 22322


18th century double-hemisphere world map

MONATH, Peter Conrad.

Typus Orbis Terrarum.
Nuremberg, 1758. Original colour. 265 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 20464


A decorative 18th century double-hemisphere world map

HUBNER, Johann.

[Untitled world map.] Tab. I. ad Geograph. et Astronom.
Leipzig: Hubner, c.1760. Coloured. 205 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 21750


18th century double-hemisphere world map


Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre...
Paris: 1762. Coloured, 310 x 460mm.

Stock ID : 19321


18th century French double-hemisphere world map


Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre...
Paris: Lattré, 1780. Coloured. 490 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 22320


An 18th century double-hemisphere world map

SANTINI, François.

Nouvelle Mappe Monde dediee au progres de nos connoissances.
Venice, M. Remondini, 1784. Coloured with gold highlights. 490 x 680mm.

Stock ID : 22217


18th century double-hemisphere world map


Mappe-Monde Dressée pour l'étude de la Geographie...
Paris, Desnos, 1786. Original colour. 280 x 315mm.

Stock ID : 17559


A four-sheet double-hemisphere world map

DUNN, Samuel.

A General Map of the World, or Terraqueous Globe with all the New Discoveries and Marginal Delineations, containing the most interesting particulars in the Solar, Starry and Mundane System.
London: Robert Sayer, 1787. Original colour with additions. Four sheets conjoined, total 1030 x 1230mm.

Stock ID : 20588


The World as known to the Ancients

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

Mappa Mondo Antico Diviso Nell'Uno e nell'Altro Continente secondo la mente di Guglielmo Sanson.
Rome, 1801. 360 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 13936


Early 19th century double-hemisphere world map

MANNERT, Konrad.

Die Erde in Zwey Halbkugeln...
Nuremberg, Homann Heirs, 1813. Coloured. 425 x 620mm.

Stock ID : 20566


An English pair of maps of the world's hemispheres.


The New World or Western Hemisphere with the addition of all the New Discoveries. [&]The Old World or Eastern Hemisphere with the addition of all the New Discoveries
London, Laurie & Whittle, 1st Oct, 1820. Original outline colour. Two plates, each 210 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 21988


A double-hemisphere map of the world on two sheets

LAS CASAS, Emmanuel.

[World] Mappa A. Mappa B.
Venice, G. Tasso, 1832. Original colour. Map 375 x 630mm, with two panels of text, total 375 x 930m.

Stock ID : 21709


The Earth as a celestial object

DE LA BECHE, Henry Thomas.

The Earth Supposed to be seen from Space.
London: Charles Knight, 1834. Mezzotint, 230 x 145mm.

Stock ID : 21112


The smallest world map we've ever had!

HATFIELD, William.

The Globe in Miniature on a Horizontal Projection (containing upwards of 1000 Letters) Engraved within the Space of a Sixpence by W. Hatfield.
London: J.W. Wood, 1846. Engraved map on porcelain card, sheet 60 x 90mm.

Stock ID : 17299


Decorative 19th century world map


Paris, Pelissier, c.1845. Original colour. 310 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 13631


The Eastern Hemisphere


Eastern Hemisphere.
London, J. & F. Tallis, 1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 265 x 330mm.

Stock ID : 18509


A Spanish geological world map

MORALES, Jose Pilar.

Mapa Geologico del Globo
Spain: Astort Hernandos, c.1880. Sheet size 590 x 770 mm.

Stock ID : 18693


A late-19th century double-hemisphere world map in Cyrillic


[Cyrillic - Western Hemisphere. Eastern Hemisphere.]
St Petersburg, c.1890. Chromolithographic map, dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 910 x 1610mm.

Stock ID : 19431


A rare American missionary map on linen

OHMAN, August R.

Missionary Map of the World Showing the Prevailing Religions of its Various Nations and the Central Stations of All Protestant Missionary Societies.
New York: August R. Ohman & Co. Inc, c.1906. Colour-printed wood engraving on two linen sheets stitched together, total 1250 x 2120mm.

Stock ID : 17967


Wall map of the world at the beginning of the 20th century

BACON, George Washington.

Bacon's New Chart of the World. Mercator's Projection. British Possessions Coloured Red.
London: G.W. Bacon & Co., c.1907. Colour lithographic map. Dissected and laid on linen as issued , total 950 x 1200mm.

Stock ID : 22237


The world ''In the Claws of the British''


Bajo la Zarpa Británica. Breve Historia del Militarismo Inglés.
German, F. Haase, c.1914. Lithograph with letterpress, Sheet 810 x 1120mm.

Stock ID : 19640


Souvenir flag for the Silver Jubilee of George V & Queen Mary


Twenty-Fifth Anniversary. 1910-1935.
1935. Colour-printed wood engraving on linen. 570 x 820mm.

Stock ID : 18048


A vivid poster map advertising the GPO's communication network

GILL, Leslie MacDonald.

Post Office Radio-Telephone Services.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1935. Colour lithograph, 990 x 1230mm.

Stock ID : 21957


Souvenir flag for the Coronation of Edward VIII with a map of the British Empire


Coronation King Edward VIII. 1937.
Printed 1936. Colour-printed wood engraving on linen. 540 x 840mm.

Stock ID : 17492


A souvenir flag for an abandoned coronation


Coronation King Edward VIII.
n.d., 1836. Colour-printed map on cotton, sheet 220 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 21989


A world map as a chocolatier's competition


Le Tour du Monde en 120 images Grand Concours du Chocalat Menier.
Paris: Chocolat Menier, 1956. Poster map, sheet 645 x 995mm.

Stock ID : 19369