Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Untitled [Map Of The World]

Untitled [Map Of The World] : G. Rosaccio / C. Pisarri

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A small and interesting woodblock map from the 1724 Bologna reprint edition of "Teatro Del Mondo". This particular map was first published in the 1595 Florence edition of Giuseppe Rosaccio's "Teatro Del Cielo E Della Terra", the volume itself first appeared in 1590. Six windheads are shown outside the map. Inside, the equator and the tropics are named, as are many countries. The Great Southern Continent covers much of the lower part of the map. A new woodblock was used for this the 1724 edition. Although a very late issue of a simple map, this has a certain charm.
region: World Maps
mapmakers: G. Rosaccio C. Pisarri
place and date of publication: Bologna 1595-1724
medium and colour: Woodblock, Uncoloured
size in mm: 130 by 175mm (5 by 7 inches).
ref: 40318
literature: cf. Shirley, Mapping Of The World, 189.

Price: £ 600

 
return to World Maps

You might also like

Victoria Queen & Empress. Jubilee Year 1887
Victoria Queen & Empress. Jubilee Year 1887
by Wallis Gimson & Co.
price: £ 300
The World In Planisphere
The World In Planisphere
by Anonymous
price: £ 1200
Universalis Tabula Juxta Ptolemeum
Universalis Tabula Juxta Ptolemeum
by Cl.Ptolemy / G.Mercator
price: £ 5000
World Climatology
World Climatology
by J.Bartholomew / The Times
price: £ 80
Tooley's Dictionary Of Mapmakers - Revised Edition K-P
Tooley's Dictionary Of Mapmakers - Revised Edition K-P
Map Collector Publications
price: £ 75