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

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.

Regiones Et Nomina Ventorum

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

Regiones Et Nomina Ventorum : J. Honter

click here to view a large version in a separate window

An early and scarce miniature world map set within letterpress giving the names, in Latin and Greek, of the world's prevailing winds. Johannes Honter's pocket geography book "Rudimenta Cosmograia" contained a slightly larger scale world map and was first published in Kracow in 1530. We believe this little map appeared in a later edition from Kronstadt. The circular map (approx 42mms in diam) shows Africa, Asia and Europe with the very narrow-shaped American continent in two parts, North and South. With protective added left margin, and backed with archivist tissue, but a good example of an amusing and rare map.
region: World Maps
mapmaker: J. Honter
place and date of publication: Kronstadt 1542
medium and colour: woodblock, uncoloured
size in mm: 120 by 85mm (4.75 by 3.25 inches). incls text
ref: 43351

Price: £ 300

 
return to World Maps

You might also like

The Empire On Which The Sun Never Sets
The Empire On Which The Sun Never Sets
by Grimwade Bros.
price: £ 120
Mappe Monde En Deux Hémispheres
Mappe Monde En Deux Hémispheres
by M. Lapie
price: £ 280
A Map Of All The Earth And How After The Flood It Was Divided ..
A Map Of All The Earth And How After The Flood It Was Divided ..
by J. Moxon
price: £ 1600
World Surface Routes
World Surface Routes
by J. Bartholomew / The Times
price: £ 80
The Mapmakers' World
The Mapmakers' World
Marjo T. Nurminen
price: £ 50