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 the time; Africa; the Atlantic Ocean; an extensive view of South America; the islands of the West Indies; and a portion of North America. Ruysch's map improves upon its predecessors by better illustrating a number of features, most notably the easterly sea route to the Orient, which was of prime importance to early sixteenth-century Europeans.
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Printed in December 1933, this intricately detailed work
covers Asia, Europe, and northeastern Africa. It features: Political divisions; Regional names; Cities and towns according to population; National languages; Railways, trade routes, and canals; Mountains, passes, sandy deserts, swampy regions, tundra, ...
With its elaborate, illustrated border and stylish legend,
this April 1949 map is as attractive as it is informative. Features: Counties and their abbreviations; Roads, railways, and canals; Elevations; Castles, ruins, cathedrals, famous churches, battle sites, lighthouses, and other places ...
This map, covering Italy, Greece, Corsica, Tunisia, Yugoslavia,
Albania, Bulgaria, and western Turkey, was published in March 1940. An abundance of historical notes and detailed inset maps of ancient Athens, ancient Rome, and the Roman Empire illustrate the rich history ...