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Mitchell King Atlas, 1662-1695

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03. Asiae Nova Delineatio
03. Asiae Nova Delineatio Map of Asia by Gerrit Van Schagen (1642-1690) showing the north coast of Australia and part of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Title cartouche on lower left shows Tritons, sea nymphs and Nereids. On upper left costumed natives are shown with a palm tree, monkey and beaver. 52 x 62cm.
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05. Novissima et Accuratissma Totius Americae Descriptio
05. Novissima et Accuratissma Totius Americae Descriptio In this map by Gerrit van Schagen (1642-1690) California is a large island, there is one Great Lake (Lac contenant), a large open lake in place of the western Great Lakes, and the conjectural Northwest Passage, with the Straits of Anian. The elaborate title cartouche at the bottom left contains scenes of native Americans hunting, panning for gold and a chief standing beneath an umbrella. Also, the map shows other small illustrations: a war being waged by Indians in South America and a figure lying in a hammock. There is a large vignette at the top left of Neptune and his sons, the Tritons. 51 x 62cm.
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06. Accuratissima Regnorum, Sueciae, Daniae et Norvegiae, Tabula
06. Accuratissima Regnorum, Sueciae, Daniae et Norvegiae, Tabula Map of Scandinavia by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701) includes the Baltic and part of Russia. The title cartouche with an armorer's forge and Swedish coat of arms probably alludes to Sweden's power in the late seventeenth century. 52 x 62cm
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09. A New Mapp of The Kingdome of England
09. A New Mapp of The Kingdome of England A very informative map of the road network with England and Wales. This map was cooperatively published by Nicholas Visscher (1649-1702), a cartographer from Amsterdam, and John Overton (1640-1708), a publisher from London. The imprint of Visscher and Overton tells the reader that the map may be bought in both Amsterdam and London. The maps title is enclosed in a decorative cartouche on the upper right. At the top of the title is the royal coat of arms supported by a lion and a unicorn and at the bottom is the shield of England. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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10. Exactissima Regni Scotiae
10. Exactissima Regni Scotiae Map of the Kingdom of Scotland by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702). Cherubs, unicorn, lion and the Scottish coat of arms decorate the title cartouche and scale. Scale given in Scottish, German and French mileage. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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11. Hiberniae Regnum tam in praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Lageniae, et Momoniae
11. Hiberniae Regnum tam in praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Lageniae, et Momoniae Decorative map of Ireland by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702). Impressive title cartouche with Pan and the Gaelic harp. Highly decorative scale of miles references William III, king of England, Scotland and Ireland 1689-1702. Visscher created this map shortly after William Petty's exhaustive survey of Ireland (the Down Survey) was published. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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12. Accuratissima Totius Regni Hispaniae Tabula
12. Accuratissima Totius Regni Hispaniae Tabula Detailed map of the Iberian Peninsula by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701). Includes the Balearic Islands and part of north Africa. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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13. Nova Regni Portugalliae et Algarbiae Descriptio. Multis in locis emendata
13. Nova Regni Portugalliae et Algarbiae Descriptio. Multis in locis emendata Map of Portugal and Algarve by Johannes de Ram (1648-1693). The title cartouche in the upper left depicts cherubs holding the Portuguese coat of arms; a note within the cartouche explains that the longitudinal lines on the map are based from the prime meridian that runs through Tenerife in the Canary Islands. The scale cartouche in the lower right features Neptune with a trident and two cherubs holding the coat of arms of Algarve, then a semi-autonomous region of Portugal. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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16. Tabula Episcopatuum Leodiensis et Coloniensis Trevirensis
16. Tabula Episcopatuum Leodiensis et Coloniensis Trevirensis This map by Theodore Danckerts (1663-1727) details the bishoprics of Liege, Cologne and Trier and the duchies of Berg and Julich. Map covers the area surrounding the Meuse, Rhine and Moselle rivers and includes parts of modern day Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France. Decorative title cartouche with putti holding the shields of the regions. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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17. Novissima et accuratissima XVII Provinciarum Germaniae Inferioris Delineatio
17. Novissima et accuratissima XVII Provinciarum Germaniae Inferioris Delineatio Very elaborate map of the Seventeen Provinces of the Low Countries by Gerrit Van Schagen (1642-1690). North oriented to the right. Figures in title cartouche in upper right include Athena and Pheme. Elaborate explanatory key at upper left. Dangling from the key cartouche is the family crest of Johan Munter, a Dutch East India Company director and burgomaster of Amsterdam. His importance in Amsterdam is evident in the text below the key. 52 x 62cm.
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18. Tabula Geographica qua Pars Septentrionalis sive Inferior Rheni, Mosae, et Mosellae
18. Tabula Geographica qua Pars Septentrionalis sive Inferior Rheni, Mosae, et Mosellae Map of the Rhineland watershed by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702). Relief shown pictorially. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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23. Accuratissima Germaniae Tabula Denuo in lucem edita
23. Accuratissima Germaniae Tabula Denuo in lucem edita Map of central Europe by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701). Map extends from France in the west to Poland in the east and from Croatia and Italy in the south to the Netherlands in the north. The Hapsburg eagle holds the title banner in the upper left cartouche. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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28. Peloponnesus Hodie Moreae Regnum
28. Peloponnesus Hodie Moreae Regnum Map of the Peloponnese in southern Greece by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701). Written next to many cities on the map (Athens, Corinth) are the dates they were recovered by the Venetians from Ottoman control. Latest date found on map is 1687. Title cartouche depicts the Venetian lion towering over Turkish soldiers. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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29. Accuratissima et Maxima Totius Turcici Imperii Tabula
29. Accuratissima et Maxima Totius Turcici Imperii Tabula A map of Turkish possessions including Egypt and Greece by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701) shows the Arabian peninsula in the center. A decorative cartouche adorned with several costumed figures, a pyramid, and lions. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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30. Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina recens delineata, et in lucem edita
30. Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina recens delineata, et in lucem edita This map was engraved by Frederick de Wit (1630-1706), one of the most prominent and successful publishers in Amsterdam. The Holy Land extends from Sidon and Damascus to the Wilderness of Pharan in the Sinai. The decoration in the map relates to the Old Testament. At the bottom of the map is a depiction of an encampment of the Israelites during Exodus. The Twelve Tribes are around the perimeter and in the center the Tabernacle is illustrated with the Levites in attendance. Moses is at the left holding his staff and his brother Aaron is opposite. The caption in the sea refers to Lebanese cedars being sent by King Hiram of Tyre to King Solomon. The theme of the richness of the Promised Land is emphasized with the beautiful garland supported by the angels across the top, containing fruit, grapes and flowers. North oriented to the right. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.