Bordone thus set the stage for the many subsequent maps, e.g., those of Grynaeus (1532), Munster (1540), Gastaldi (1546), many of the "Lafreri"'-type world maps, and Ortelius (1570/1587). The question almost always pertained to North America; South America had grown on its own as truly a new world, connecting to Asia only via Central and North America, if the three Americas were contigeous and if North America connected to Asia (for example, in the maps of Gastaldi).. Nordenskiold (Facsimile Atlas, p 102) refers to Gesner in speculating that the map originally appeared in 1540 (apparently as a separate issue) independent of the Apianus text, though it is commonly known as part of Gemma's overhaul of the book in 1544 or 1545. World Map from 1639 Madrid edition of the famous epic poem by Camoes, Lusiadas. buena madre (“River of the the Good Mother”), named for Saint Anne, as Gomes reached there on her saint’s day, July 26. Just east of it is Costa de medanos (“Coast of Sand Dunes”), possibly a reference to the sand-like appearance of the mountaintops of Mount Desert Island. de montanas (River of Mountains) is Frenchman’s Bay or Pleasant River, and Castenal (“Chestnut Grove”) may be Machias Bay. Planisphere Urano-Gepgraphique c'estadire Les Spheres Celeste et Terrestre... 11.5 x 8 inches (engraved area, the lowermost 2.5 inches being blank). State II according to Mc Laughlin, with the pagination at the upper left and lower right.But Fineaus here adopts a different and very radical stance: both North and South America are individual extensions of Asia. Spanish maps are excessively rare until the very late eighteenth century, and indeed there are no earlier Spanish maps which one could normally hope to acquire. Some wormholes at center, filled and barely discernable. This is the first printed map specifically devoted to the New World to appear in an atlas. Christoval at the pronounced indentation in the Atlantic coast is probably Cape Cod and Massachusetts Bay, named by Gomes for Saint Christopher because he reached it on that saint’s feast day, July 25. Rio seco (“Dry River”) is the Saco River, Arcipielago (i.e., Archipelago) is Casco Bay, and C. During the final years of the seventeenth century, Moullard-Sanson composed several hemispheres from unusual perspectives. During the final years of the seventeenth century, Moullard-Sanson composed several hemispheres from unusual perspectives.
The map charts a continuous coastline between North and South America, with the shoulder of South America being the map's single largest feature. A chart of the Pacific Ocean from the Equinoctial to the Latitude of 39 1/2 d No. It shows the routes of the Spanish galleons between Mexico and the Philippines, and provides an unusually large-scale record of the islands recorded in the north Pacific just prior to the great voyages of Cook, La Perouse, and others. (1535) First Printed Map to Focus on China & Japan untitled woodcut map of China and Japan. Fine example of the first map specifically delineating the East Coast of China and Japan. The Insulæ Indiæ Orientalis is one of few maps to show any trace of Francis Drake’s presence in Southeast Asia. Margin trimmed on right, else an excellent example.
The continent is depicted south to approximately where the mouth of the Rio de la Plata lies. This work is one of the "new" maps that appeared in Lorenz Fries' Ptolemy, charting lands which were unknown to that Alexandrian scientist; Ptolemy did not attempt to draw the east coast of Asia, and was unaware of the existence of Japan. Hondius had spent several years in London, having fled there in about 1583 to avoid religious persecution. Replaced very small chip in lower left corner (as visible in image), else excellent condition with wide paper intact between halves, and very good margins Campbell (Earliest Print Maps) remarks that the maker of the maps for the 1491 Mer des Hystoires was a "thinking individual", because in the corresponding world maps he corrects errors made in 1475 block and slavishly copied in the 1488 block. Very rare fifteenth century view of Jerusalem, from a pirated miniature copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle. Mozambique Island was a trading center for Arab merchants from the 10th through the late 15th centuries.
Full-length portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan, and Pizarro flank the corners. ) Bordone's world map, one of few pre-Munster world maps that are ever obtainable, was responsible for popularizing the oval projection. The rare first state of the world map of Orontius Finaeus. John, from where Gomes began the voyage back to La Coruna. There is only one known complete example, in the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana in Venice.
It is preceded in use of the projection only by the separately-published map of Rosselli, which is known in only a few examples and was doubtfully of influence in this regard. One of the most compelling questions facing mapmakers in the first half of the sixteenth century was that of the relationship of the New World to the Orient. Gemma had added this map to Apianus Cosmographia, a text of great importance first published in 1524. de las gamas (“River of the Deer”) would be Penobscot Bay and River. *Courtesy Altea Maps, quoting "Charta Geographica" magazine, vol.1, page 76.
engraved titlepage, double-page map of America, and double-page plan of Cusco. de las gamas” is the Hudson River, though misplaced (see Sauer, Sixteenth Century North America, p. It purports to show the discoveries made in Greenland and the north Atlantic in 1380 by the Venetians Nicolo and Antonio Zeno, as per a MS in the possession of the explorer's heirs. California is a peninsula, and the Seven Cities of Cibola are recorded. From the copperplate originally used for L'Isole piu famose del Mondo of Porcacchi (1572 and subsequent), with maps by the outstanding Paduan engraver Girolamo Porro, here recylced in the early eighteenth century. Extremely rare board game map of the Gulf Coast and Mexico. The stated purpose of the game was "the teaching of geography to the young Venetian nobility." The "goose game" was made by Casimir Freschot, a Benedictine Priest and author, and engraved by Anton Francesco Lucini.
Engraved titlepage, pp.[i], ff.1-28 (blank versos) each with engraved plate illustration. Repair to worm hole in margins, some strengthening of margins. Map of the Gulf Coast, California, and Central America, from Geografia ridotta a giuoco per istruttione della giovane nobiltà veneziana. It is said to be the earliest geographical game to be published.The volumes' nine texts had appeared in Volume VIII of the Polyglot Bible, and by the publication of the present volume, the author had been exonerated of the charges. First Issue of the Ruscelli, and the earliest obtainable issue. The geography is primitively copied from the Ortelius map of 1570, though with differences beyond the crudeness. Hondius added such a map to the folio map of 1606, and prepared a reduced version of it for the Atlas Minor of the following year.America Pars Sexta Sive Historiae Ab Hieronymo Benzono... buena madre” is perhaps the Connecticut or Thames River, and “R. Originally published in woodcut form three years earlier (1558), this map is "one of the most interesting and controversial documents in the history of maritime exploration" (-Brown). Gastaldi's was the first separate printed map of the southern part of North America; the work's delineation of the region is vastly superior to other printed maps of the period, delineating the American Southwest, California, and the Gulf Coast in fine detail. Occidentalis Americae partis, velearum Regionum quas Christophorus Columbus primu detexit... Classic map of the Caribbean and Southeast, based on Le Moyne and others sources, accompanying the account of Girolamo Benzoni in America. As noted by Burden (entry 89), Quivera is shown twice, the Sierra Nevada is marked, and a city is placed at the head of the Gulf of California. This map is struck from that same plate, here accompanied by English text, from a London issue of the Mercator Atlas. This map was cut from a broadsheet board game known to survive in only one complete example*.of this series on dating younger women, we addressed some of the bigger questions on the subject: do younger women actually like older men; are older men who date younger women 'dirty'; are younger women dating older men all gold diggers? So, grab your walking canes, gentlemen, and let's talk about the mechanics of meeting, dating, sleeping with, and having relationships with younger women when you're an older man (and a little bit about this if you're a Chase woke up one day in 2004 tired of being alone.Some of the conclusions we came to include these: While the previous article was about answering the higher level questions - what's with the pushback in the West against older men dating younger women? Why would a woman choose an older man when she could have a younger one? So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.This notorious woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle shows Jews murdering the child Simon of Trent. Simon of Trent, also known as Simeon; born late 15th century, died c.