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 ...
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 ...
A must-have for those interested in World War
II, this informative map was published in July 1944 with an article entitled "Landing Craft for Invasion." This work shows the international boundaries as of Sept. 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded ...