Originally produced only in woodcut form, this map was published in National Geographic Magazine in April 1893, just five years after the Society's inception. This Latin version was first published in April of 1493, followed by a German version in December of the same year. It makes a perfect companion to the world map by Johannes Ruysch, which is one of the first known maps of the new world.
The map shows known countries, mountain ranges, rivers, and other natural features in Europe, portions of Asia, India, and Africa. The spectacular marginalia is filled with the winds and mystical figures. This version is laminatedfeaturing a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.
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22" x 16"
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This classic world map, published in December of
1922, shows the world's political boundaries following World War I. It features: country borders; thousands of place names and capitals; insets of the northern and southern hemispheres; inset showing natural vegetation and ...
A must-have for history buffs, this map depicts
Europe and Western Russia as established by the Peace Conference of Paris. New political borders, borders as they existed before World War I, international territories, and territories subject to plebiscite are detailed ...
One of the earliest maps of the new
world, Johannes Ruysch's World Map first appeared among the Tabulae Novae in some copies of the 1507 Rome edition of Ptolemy's Geography. It includes: some of the best detail for India at ...