Trieste, Joseph Roux, 1764
Cherso and Fiume, Joseph Roux, 1764
Split, Croatia. Joseph Roux, 1764
Adriatic and Balkans Jan Jansson 1680
VETERIS PANNONIAE UTRIUSQUE NEC NON ILLYRICI DESCRIPTIO GEOGRAPHICA An engraved map of the Adriatic and Balkans in ancient times. Impressive decorative title cartouche with figures of gentlemen with swords. Second explanantion cartouche with a figure and a winged liion. 18 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Small faint Chethams Library stamp. This map was purchased by me from the library sale back in 1980. Very large blank margins. Good clean condition with no tears or repairs.
Adriatic and Balkans Ptolemy and Mercator 1730
TAB. V. EUROPAE, IN QUA RAETIA, PANNONIA, NORICUM, LIBURNIA, DALMATIA, CUM ITALIAE PARTE... An interesting engraved map of the region embelluished with a decorative title cartouche. 17 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Repair to a split at the bottom of the centre fold. A little light creasing near the centre fold. Otherwise good clean condition with wide blank margins.
From Orbis Antiqui Tablulae Geographicae secumdum Cl. Ptolemaeum published by R. & J. Westenios and Guil. Smith
This atlas was the final edition of Mercator’s Ptolemaic atlas published over 130 years after his death. Claudius Ptolemy was an astronomer and mathematician working in Alexandria in the second century AD.
Western Balkans, Abraham Ortelius 1595
SCHLAVONIAE, CROATIAE, CARNIAE, ISTRIAE, BOSNIAE, FINITIMARUMQUE REGIONUM NOVA DDESCRIPTIO, AUCTORE AUGUSTINO HIRSVOGELIO A fine early map of Northern Dalmatia. The title appears within a panel across the base of the map. Sailing vessel on the Adriatic and compass pointer. Latin text on verso. 18 x 13 inches. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. Superb clean and undamaged condition.
From Ortelius: Theatrum
Balkans, Jan Jansson c.1690
SCLAVONIA, CROATIA, BOSNIA CUM DALMATIAE PARTE An engraved map of the region embellished with a decorative title cartouche and three coats of arms. Bears the name of Gerard Mercator. Lines of latitude and longitude have been added for this later edition. 18 x 14 inches. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. Light crease on lower left and right sides. Large blank margins. Good clean condition.
Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia, Antonio Zatta 1779
LA CROAZIA, BOSNIAE, SERVIA An engraved map of the Dalmatian coast from Istria to Dubrovnic, then away from the coast to Dmitrovgrad (Zaribrod) in Serbia. Decorative title cartouche which is dated 1781. 16 x 12 1/4 inches. Original hand colouring. Centre fold as published. Old stain in the bottom left hand blank margin otherwise good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map. From Atlante Novissimo.
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