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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

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