Old France Map Orleans, City Planning Map Jacob 1849 23 x 43.66

Old France Map – Orleans, City Planning Map – Jacob 1849 – 23 x 43.66. Old France Map – Orleans, City Planning Map – Jacob 1849 – This is an exquisite full-color Reproduction printed on high-quality paper or canvas. Print Size: 23.00 x 43.66 inches Sites and Townships Specific To This Map Are: Orleans The following towns are featured: a large table indicating Remarkable places, Parishes, Convents, and Principal Streets. A large and details section contains remarks about the City and plans for improvement. This Map is Situated in: Orleans, France SKU: LANE0009 Original Maps are often difficult to find and usually have fold lines, identifying stamps or markings, tears, ragged edges, and assorted other natural signs of age that detract from their beauty. All of our maps have been professionally restored to depict their original beauty, while keeping all historical data intact. These maps are fabulous pieces of history full of information useful to Historians, Genealogists, Cartographers, Relic Hunters, & Others. They make fascinating conversation pieces and splendid works of art for the home or office. Glossy Satin Photo Quality. This is a very high quality, photo-grade, 7 mil thick paper. It is considered a “matte” finish, however it does have a slight sheen to it. It is a very nice paper and produces extremely attractive maps. This archival fine-art media has the look and feel of old-world handmade paper and is great for producing sharp, accurate reproductions. The Giclee process, combined with a 12 mil thick paper, creates magnificent historical maps guaranteed not to fade, yellow, or crack for more than 100 years. The quality of these matte-finish maps is recognized by museums and galleries around the world. Ideal for framing, the poly/cotton blend archival-grade canvas will satisfy even the most discriminating taste. This canvas has a medium gloss finish, and after printing via the Giclee process, your historical maps are guaranteed not to fade, yellow, or crack for more than 100 years. The result is truly magnificent and ideal for those seeking the look and feel of an actual painting. We are the nation’s leading publisher of high-quality reproduction antique and historical maps. Our unique collection includes more than 7,000 restored historical maps. Maps of the Past has made these rare and beautiful old maps available at affordable prices. Our library and archives include antique map reproductions by the finest mapmakers in history: William Rand McNally, Thomas Jefferys, Mathias Seutter, The Visscher Family, Henry Popple, William Faden, Herman Moll, H. Walling, Simon Martinet, Fielding Lucas, William Blaeu, S. Augustus Mitchell, Jeremiah Greenleaf, David Burr, Joseph H. Colton, George Cram, Anthony Finley, Henry Tanner, Mathew Carey, Frederick W. Beers, Steven Long, and Robert Knox Sneden. The item “Old France Map Orleans, City Planning Map Jacob 1849 23 x 43.66″ is in sale since Thursday, May 2, 2013. This item is in the category “Home & Garden\Home Décor\Posters & Prints”. The seller is “maps-of-the-past” and is located in San Marcos, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Size: 23.00 x 43.66
  • Style: Vintage
  • Date of Creation: 1849
  • Brand: Historicmapsrestored.com
  • Type1: Old Maps
  • Type2: Antique Maps
  • UPC: 700751453116
  • Type3: Historical Maps
  • Original/Reproduction: Reproduction
  • Type4: Maps
  • MPN: LANE0009
  • Subject: Old International Maps
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Paris city plan France 1756 Isaac Tirion & Grieve beautiful rare antique map

Paris city plan France 1756 Isaac Tirion & Grieve beautiful rare antique map

Der Platte Grond van de Stad. En derzelver Voorsteden, Met aanwyzing van de Kwartierien, Straaten, Markten, Pleinen, Abtdyen, Kerken, Kloosterns en andere voornaame Gebouwen.. Na het Origineel van Mr. (Paris city plan, France). Issued Amsterdam, 1756-69 by Isaac Tirion. Engraved with original hand color. In VG to VG+ mostly clean condition, pleasing age patina. Nice looking example of this very uncommon mid-18th century European captial city plan. Scroll cartouche top right, inset key lower left identifying 81 specific locations within the city. Three distance scales boxed at bottom center. 19 1/2″ W x 15 1/2″ H. Engraved area measures c. 14 3/4″ W x 12″ H. Folio sheet, original fold-line as issued. We do not sell modern reprints. Paris city plan France 1756 Isaac Tirion & Grieve beautiful rare antique map. Browse our ever-growing collection! Bordeaux France urban center 1873 detailed old city plan map. Cony Piedmont Savoy Switzerland battle plan British history c. South American 1892 folding pocket map cloth gilt case scarce Rand McNally. Travels Wandering Israelites Cyprus Canaaan Jerusalem 1855 large antique map. Columbian World’s Fair 1893 Chicago massive illustrated Pictorial book. 1858 Gaston antique U. State map old hand color. Mulock’s Poems 1869 leather gift binding lovely book. North America United States Sandwich Islands 1852 Flemming old antique color map. Switzerland Mount Blanc Alps Geneva 1814 Thomson old antique map. Italy Italien Rome Milan Naples Sicily Sardinia c. 1850 Meyer antique color map. Russia in Europe Moscow St. Petersburg city plans 1849 detailed Meyer Renner map. Caribbean West Indies Maroon Negroes natives loin cloths 1801 Scott scarce print. Bridgeport Connecticut Long Island Sound 1901 old antique nautical chart map. France decorative 1711 antique color map Cherubs cartouche hand color Gallia. World Hemispheres New Holland Australia rarity 1846 scarce antique Stieler map. Ratzer plan New York city 1854 Hayward re-issue of 1776 rare map birds-eye view. New Haven Connecticut 1856 Barber rare book leather extra-illustrated Doolittle. Hungary Hongaria Europe c. 1655 Ortelius nice hand color antique miniature map. Lot of 23 old fine rare van de Passe prints. Man of Barbary Arab of the Deserts Morocco Algeria North Africa c. All items are sent well-packed to arrive as you see them. Maps and prints are sent either rolled in sturdy 3-inch-wide tubes or, if small, in a rigid cardboard mailer. The item “Paris city plan France 1756 Isaac Tirion & Grieve beautiful rare antique map” is in sale since Friday, March 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “oldmapsoldbooks” and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
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100% Originallarge Paris City Plan France Map By W Davies C1864 Vgc

100% Originallarge Paris City Plan France Map By W Davies C1864 Vgc

100% Originallarge Paris City Plan France Map By W Davies C1864 Vgc

100% ORIGINAL LARGE PARIS CITY PLAN MAP. FROM WEEKLEY DISPATCH BY W DAVIES C1864. 620MM X 410MM SCALE 2INCHES TO 1 MILE. MAP IN VERY GOOD CONDITION MINOR TEARS TO MARGINS ONLY NO REPAIR. PART OF A COLLECTION LISTED TO BE LISTED OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS! The item “100% ORIGINALLARGE PARIS CITY PLAN FRANCE MAP BY W DAVIES C1864 VGC” is in sale since Thursday, February 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “wildlone40″ and is located in MARKET HARBOROUGH, Leicestershire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Original Antique Maps Circa 1850s – Paris City Plan in 4 Sheets – RARE. DATE PRINTED: 1857 – 1863. Each MAP SIZE WHEN UNFOLDED: Approx. 50cm x 35cm Approx. Good condition, still suitable for framing Given the fact this map is over 160 years old, there are Signs of age marks yellowing and potential marks / spots / stains / foxing. Tares and crumples to outer edges, Pre folded and creased, Please review the outer edges, as this is where most of signs of age appear. You will receive the item pictured, so the pictures are integral to the condition report and listing. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time. No date on the map, however this was part of the supplement of the Weekly dispatch paper in 1857 / 58. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. Published by Day & Son. PROVENANCE: The Weekly Dispatch Atlas, London, 1850s / 60s. The item “Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE” is in sale since Thursday, February 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “pahlavi.london” and is located in Nailsea, . This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Lithography
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Approx Size When Unfolded: Each Sheet 50cm x 35cm Approx
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1857
  • Date Range: 1800-1899
  • Era: 1800s
  • Original Series: The Weekly Dispatch
  • Printer: Day & Son
  • Country/Region: France
  • City: Paris
  • County: Fontainbleau
  • Cartographer/Publisher: John Dower
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1844 Girard City Map or Plan of Paris, France

1844 Girard City Map or Plan of Paris, France ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: This is an 1844 Xavier Girard city map or plan of Paris, France. The map depicts the city from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Nation (labeled here as the Place du TrâÂ¥ne) and from the village of Montmartre to the Place d’Italie. Incredibly detailed, nearly every street in the city is labeled, along with innumerable buildings and monuments. Paris in 1844, although resembling the Paris of today, bore some striking differences. The’Haussmannization’ of Paris would not begin for nearly another decade, meaning that the warren of small streets that were an integral part of 17th, 18th, and early 19th century Paris still existed. In 1844, the Palais des Tuileries still stood, blocking public access to the Palais du Louvre. The Jardin des Plantes is referred to here as the Jardin du Roi (King’s Garden), since it was, then, the property of the restored French monarchy. Each of the arrondissements is labeled with Roman numerals and outlined in a different color. A street index is included along both the left and right borders, with two supplemental indexes along the bottom border. This is an extremely rare city map of Paris. We were unable to locate any examples of the 1844 edition in any institutional collections. This map was produced by Xavier Girard and published by J. Size: Printed area measures 23.5 inches high by 39.25 inches wide. Backed on very fragile linen. Linen reinforced in certain places. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1844 Girard City Map or Plan of Paris, France” is in sale since Friday, January 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1890 Large Antique Map France Paris City Plan Corsica Nord Orne Rand Mcnally

AN ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP OVER 125 YEARS OLD. This map is from a collection produced for Rand McNally. Enlarged Business Atlas And Shipper’s Guide RAND, MCNALLY & COMPANY Published CHICAGO, 1890. THIS LISTING IS FOR THE SINGLE MAP SHOWN Approximate size of sheet: 20 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches 520mm x 350mm. Please message with any questions regarding this item. BEST OFFERS PLEASE FOR A QUICK SALE AT A FAIR PRICE If you like the item, but do not like the price, then make a realistic offer to us using the MAKE OFFER BUTTON. The item “1890 LARGE ANTIQUE MAP FRANCE PARIS CITY PLAN CORSICA NORD ORNE RAND MCNALLY” is in sale since Tuesday, February 16, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “printsandmaps” and is located in York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE

Original Antique Maps Circa 1850s – Paris City Plan in 4 Sheets – RARE. DATE PRINTED: 1857 – 1863. Each MAP SIZE WHEN UNFOLDED: Approx. 50cm x 35cm Approx. Good condition, still suitable for framing Given the fact this map is over 160 years old, there are Signs of age marks yellowing and potential marks / spots / stains / foxing. Tares and crumples to outer edges, Pre folded and creased, Please review the outer edges, as this is where most of signs of age appear. You will receive the item pictured, so the pictures are integral to the condition report and listing. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time. No date on the map, however this was part of the supplement of the Weekly dispatch paper in 1857 / 58. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. Published by Day & Son. PROVENANCE: The Weekly Dispatch Atlas, London, 1850s / 60s. The item “Antique Maps Paris France Versailles City Plan 19th Century Old RARE LARGE” is in sale since Tuesday, January 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “pahlavi.london” and is located in Nailsea, . This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Lithography
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Approx Size When Unfolded: Each Sheet 50cm x 35cm Approx
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1857
  • Date Range: 1800-1899
  • Era: 1800s
  • Original Series: The Weekly Dispatch
  • Printer: Day & Son
  • Country/Region: France
  • City: Paris
  • County: Fontainbleau
  • Cartographer/Publisher: John Dower
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1844 Girard City Map or Plan of Paris, France

1844 Girard City Map or Plan of Paris, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: This is an 1844 Xavier Girard city map or plan of Paris, France. The map depicts the city from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Nation (labeled here as the Place du TrâÂ¥ne) and from the village of Montmartre to the Place d’Italie. Incredibly detailed, nearly every street in the city is labeled, along with innumerable buildings and monuments. Paris in 1844, although resembling the Paris of today, bore some striking differences. The’Haussmannization’ of Paris would not begin for nearly another decade, meaning that the warren of small streets that were an integral part of 17th, 18th, and early 19th century Paris still existed. In 1844, the Palais des Tuileries still stood, blocking public access to the Palais du Louvre. The Jardin des Plantes is referred to here as the Jardin du Roi (King’s Garden), since it was, then, the property of the restored French monarchy. Each of the arrondissements is labeled with Roman numerals and outlined in a different color. A street index is included along both the left and right borders, with two supplemental indexes along the bottom border. This is an extremely rare city map of Paris. We were unable to locate any examples of the 1844 edition in any institutional collections. This map was produced by Xavier Girard and published by J. Size: Printed area measures 23.5 inches high by 39.25 inches wide. Backed on very fragile linen. Linen reinforced in certain places. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1844 Girard City Map or Plan of Paris, France” is in sale since Friday, November 23, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1628 Sebastian Munster Antique Map Birds Eye View of the city of Lyon, France

1628 Sebastian Munster Antique Map Birds Eye View of the city of Lyon, France

1628 Sebastian Munster Antique Map Birds Eye View of the city of Lyon, France

Munster, Sebastian 1489 1552. 17in x 15in (435mm x 380mm). (A+) Fine Condition. This fine original wood block engraved antique map a birds eye view of the French city of Lyon in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region was published in the French Section of Sebastian Munsters 1628 edition of Cosmographia, Das ist: Beschreibung der gantzen Welt, Darinnen Aller Monarchien Keyserthumben, Königreichen, Fürstenthumben, Graff- und Herrschafften, Länderen, Stätten und Gemeinden. Ursprung Cosmographia, that is: description of the whole world, in it all monarchies Keyser thumben, kingdoms, prince thumben, graff and herrschafften, countries, places and municipalities. Lyon is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country\’s east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km south from Paris, 320 km north from Marseille and 56 km northeast from Saint-Étienne. Fernand Braudel remarked, Historians of Lyon are not sufficiently aware of the bi-polarity between Paris and Lyon, which is a constant structure in French development… From the late Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution. In the late 15th century, the fairs introduced by Italian merchants made Lyon the economic counting house of France. Even the Bourse (treasury), built in 1749, resembled a public bazaar where accounts were settled in the open air. When international banking moved to Genoa, then Amsterdam, Lyon remained the banking centre of France. During the Renaissance, the citys development was driven by the silk trade, which strengthened its ties to Italy. Italian influence on Lyon\’s architecture is still visible among historic buildings. In the later 1400s and 1500s Lyon was also a key centre of literary activity and book publishing, both of French writers (such as Maurice Scève, Antoine Heroet, and Louise Labé) and of Italians in exile (such as Luigi Alamanni and Gian Giorgio Trissino). In 1572, Lyon was a scene of mass violence by Catholics against Protestant Huguenots in the St. Two centuries later, Lyon was again convulsed by violence when, during the French Revolution, the citizenry rose up against the National Convention and supported the Girondins. The city was besieged by Revolutionary armies for over two months before surrendering in October 1793. Many buildings were destroyed, especially around the Place Bellecour, while Jean-Marie Collot d Herbois and Joseph Fouché administered the execution of more than 2,000 people. The Convention ordered that its name be changed to Liberated City and a plaque was erected that proclaimed Lyons made war on Liberty; Lyons no longer exists. A decade later, Napoleon ordered the reconstruction of all the buildings demolished during this period. The city became an important industrial town during the 19th century. In 1831 and 1834, the canuts (silk workers) of Lyon staged two major uprisings for better working conditions and pay. In 1862, the first of Lyons extensive network of funicular railways began operation. Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Colors used: – General color appearance: – Paper size: – 17in x 15in (435mm x 380mm) Plate size: – 17in x 15in (435mm x 380mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (10mm). Margins: – None Plate area: – None Verso: – None. Background: Cosmographia, Das ist: Beschreibung der gantzen Welt, Darinnen Aller Monarchien Keyserthumben, Königreichen, Fürstenthumben, Graff- und Herrschafften, Länderen, Stätten und Gemeinden. Ursprung, Regiment, Reichthumb, Gewalt und. Dessgleichen Aller deren, beyder Ständen, Regenten: Keysern, Königen, Bäpsten, Bischoffen. By Sebastian Münster was first published in 1544 and is the earliest German-language description of the world. It had numerous editions in different languages including Latin, French (translated by François de Belleforest), Italian, English, and Czech. The last German edition was published in 1628, long after Munsters death. The Cosmographia was one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century. It passed through 24 editions in 100 years. This success was due to the notable woodcuts (some by Hans Holbein the Younger, Urs Graf, Hans Rudolph Manuel Deutsch, and David Kandel). It was most important in reviving geography in 16th-century Europe. Among the notable maps within Cosmographia is the map Tabula novarum insularum, which is credited as the first map to show the American continents as geographically discrete. Munsters earlier geographic works were Germania descriptio (1530) and Mappa Europae (1536). In 1540, he published a Latin edition of Ptolemys Geographia with illustrations. Munster, Sebastian 1489 1552 German cartographer, cosmographer, and Hebrew scholar whose work Cosmographia (1544; \\\”Cosmography\\\”) was the earliest German description of the world and a major work in the revival of geographic thought in 16th-century Europe. It had numerous editions in different languages including Latin, French, Italian, English, and even Czech. Altogether, about 40 editions of the Cosmographia appeared between 1544 and 1628 and was one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century. Münster was a major influence in popular thinking in Europe for the next 200 years. This success was due not only to the level of descriptive detail but also to the fascinating full page maps & views as well as smaller woodcuts that were included in the text. Many of the woodcuts were executed by famous engravers of the time including Hans Holbein the Younger, Urs Graf, Hans Rudolph Manuel Deutsch, and David Kandel. Münster acquired the material for his book in three ways. Firstly he researched all available literary sources across Germany, Switzerland and other parts of Europe. Secondly he obtained original manuscript material from locals all over Europe for description of the countryside, cities, villages, towns, rivers and local history. Finally, he obtained further material first hand on his travels (primarily in south-west Germany, Switzerland, and Alsace). In 1588 Sebastian Petri re-released Cosomgraphia and re-issued many of Munsters maps and views in the \\\”copperplate style\\\”. The maps in this release were more sophisticated than with earlier publications of Cosomgraphia and were based on the 1570 release of Abraham Ortelius monumental work Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. (Ref: Tooley; M&B) Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers. The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time. Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing. Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market. Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1628 Sebastian Munster Antique Map Birds Eye View of the city of Lyon, France” is in sale since Sunday, October 14, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in Melbourne, Vic. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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