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Pirro Ligorio, Anteiquae urbis imago, Lossi reprint, 1773. Map in 12 parts of Ancient Rome recreated by Ligorio from his knowledge of ancient reliefs.

More like the known planet. It's amazing how modern cartography has changed the way we view the world.

1897 map of central London: St. Luke's and St. Paul's detail.

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Map of New Netherlands, with a view of New Amsterdam, (now New-York) A.D. 1656

ancient map world view

Plan of St Petersburg; with it's Fortifications, Built by Peter the Great in 1703 .

Remarkable map: a bird's-eye perspective view of New York City, was created by Will L. Taylor ("chief draftsman"), and published by Galt & Hoy of New York in 1879.

Antique Map River Nile from Cairo to Abu Kerkas.

California as an island From an old map, created when California was believed to be an island.

map of Europe - from the 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), regarded as the first encyclopædia of the High Middle Ages - produced by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region, ca. 1120