More to explore:
Livonia on the 1570 map
Europe as a Queen, Paris as the heart. Basel, 1570, handcolored, Map Maker: Sebastian Munster
Woolwich Arsenal, Thamesmead, Plumstead Ink & wash, map page
Surveyor General's Sketch books. Shewing reserve and properties to the westward of the Old South Head Road between Watsons Bay and Pipers 500 acres.
Le sphere de monde by Oronce Fine, 1549 b
For background see: bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2010/11/celestial-mechanics.html
Japanese star map Tenmon Bun'ya no zu - detail view (map showing divisions of the heavens and regions they govern), 1677. Science Museum London
Map of Sorrow. Digital collage layered on transparency. On D Rouge's photo stream
Antique World Map.
Taken from Learning with Colour - Great Inventions of the World by Maurice Allward and Egon Larsen,1968
I love the maps where the western half of North America is mostly guess work. This one is fun to look at. - - - Antique World Map
Way cool!!! Cut out map
Amazon River Vintage Map 1923 Long by carambas on Etsy