We have just listed ‘Imperii Persici in omnes suas provincias’, a map of the Persian Empire by Homann published c1725. This eighteenth century map of the Persian Empire (modern Iran) and the Caspian region extends from the Arabia Peninsula north to the Pontic-Caspian steppe, and west to include the Levant and much of Anatolia. The province of “Bahraim” (Bahrein) […]
We have just listed ‘Italia Cursoria’, a general map of 18th century Italy by Johann Christoph Homann published c1720. The map is large, printed on thick paper with original outline hand colour and decorative title cartouche. The map shows (names spelled as originally printed and may differ from present-day accepted forms): Stato Di Milano, Piemonte, Savoia, […]
Some of the most fascinating and sought after old maps are those which contain infamous cartographic errors. We highlight below twenty maps containing some of the best known mistakes. These include California shown as an island, the Mountains of Kong in West Africa, a vast inland sea in the American West, Terra Australis – a giant southern continent, the […]
We have a great range of old maps and prints of the United States, and North America. Our stock includes classic old steel engraved views by WH Bartlett from “American Scenery” and William Cullen Bryant from “Picturesque America”, US state maps from the 19th and 20th centuries, maps of the territorial development of the United States […]
Now you can explore our maps one mapmaker at a time! We’ve rearranged our site so you can browse our stock of maps for each cartographer or cartographic publisher in one place. From our homepage, click the “Maps by Cartographer” tab. We have 150 cartographers to explore – from 17th century pioneers such as Johannes Blaeu to Patrick […]
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Just listed – ‘Carte des Indes Orientales’, a very rare map of India, Indochina & East Indies by Homann published in 1748. The map details South Asia and Southeast Asia including the Indian subcontinent (India and Ceylon/Sri Lanka), Indochina (present-day Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore), the East Indies (present-day Philippines and Indonesia including Sumatra, Java, […]
Just listed – ‘Insulae Corsicae’, an eighteen century map of Corscia with original outline colour by Vogt and Homann published in 1735. The island is shown divided into northern and southern parts, although it was not first formally separated into two departments for administrative purposes until 1793. Towns shown include Bonifacio, Porto Vecchio, Aiazzo (Ajaccio), Giralate, […]
Just listed – ‘Regni & insulae Siciliae’, a rare map of Sicily from eighteen century by Homann published in 1747. The map is large in size and was printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour and decorative title cartouche.
We have recently listed a rare map of Lazio (Latium) ‘Il Lazio con le sue piu cospicue strade antiche e moderne’ by Homann published in 1745. The map shows the coastline of Lazio with its hinterland from Rome (marked on the left hand edge of the map) south to Capo Circeo (right hand edge). It is a […]
Just listed – ‘Patrimonio di S. Pietro’ by Homann and De Rossi published in 1745. The map shows part of the west coast of Italy between Rome and Orbetello. Civitavecchia is shown in the centre of the coast. Other towns marked include Viterbo, Valentano, Montefiascone, Civita Castellana. This is a large antique map, printed on […]
Just listed – ‘Dominii Veneti cum vicinis..’ a rare map of the Republic of Venice by Johann Christoph Homann published c1730. The 18th century map is centred on the Republic of Venice in present-day north eastern Italy, with parts of the neighbouring states. It extends as far west as Crema, north into the Tyrol, east […]
We have just listed a rare antique map of ‘Status Parmensis’ by Johann Christoph Homann, published in 1731. This eighteenth century map shows the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, together with the domains of Busseto and the Taro valleys. The Po valley runs across the top of the map. Plans of the towns of Parma […]
We have recently listed an antique map of ‘Italie…sous les auspices [du] Duc d’Orleans’ by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville and Johann Christoph Homann published in 1743. It is a large atlas wall map, printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour and decorative title cartouche showing St Peter.
We have just listed a rare map of Switzerland ‘La Suisse, divisée en ses tréze cantons’ by Homann published in 1751. It is a large antique map, printed on a thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour, and decorative title enclosed by the coats of arms of the 13 cantons of the Old Swiss […]
We have recently listed a map ‘Ducatus Mantuani’ Duchy of Mantua. Verona Cremona Parma Reggio by Johann Christoph Homann published in 1735. This eighteenth century map shows part of the Po valley running through the Duchy of Mantua. It extends from the southern shore of Lake Garda in the north to Modena in the south, and […]