Bordone’s atlas of islands, containing a double-page mappamundi and a large aerial view of Venice. It was previously published in 1528 and 1534 by Niccoló Zoppino and then again in 1547 by Frederico Torresano, and the original woodcuts were used for these later editions. Bordone (c. 1450-1524), a documented Paduan miniaturist, spent most of his working life in Venice, designing woodcuts as well as acting as publisher for several works, and his name has been associated with the illustration of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili.
1721 - ca 1862.
The Amsterdam publishing firm of Covens and Mortier (1721 - c. 1862) was the successor to the extensive publishing empire built by Frenchman Pierre Mortier (1661 - 1711). Upon Mortier's death in 1711 his firm was taken over by his son, Cornelius Mortier (1699 - 1783). Cornelius married the sister of Johannes Covens (1697 - 1774) in 1821 and, partnering with his brother in law, established the Covens and Mortier firm. Under the Covens and Mortier imprint, Cornelius and Pierre republished the works of the great 17th and early 18th century Dutch and French cartographers De L'Isle, Allard, Jansson, De Wit, and Ottens among others. They quickly became one of the largest and most prolific Dutch publishing concerns of the 18th century. The firm and its successors published thousands of maps over a 120 year period from 1721 to the mid-1800s. During their long lifespan the Covens and Mortier firm published as Covens and Mortier (1721-1778), J. Covens and Son (1778 - 94) and Mortier, Covens and Son (1794 - c. 1862)Un...
Grek som benämns som ”historiebeskrivningens fader” (400-talet fKr). Lade grunden till T-Kartor, eller ”T i O-kartor” (Orbis Terrarum). Detta var en typ av religiösa kartor där Jerusalem ligger i världens mitt, de var mer symboliska än geografiska. Runt jorden fanns Oceanus och jordytan delades i tre delar av ett ”T”. Öster var ofta orienterat uppåt i kartan. Asien låg överst i kartan, under låg Europa till vänster och Afrika till höger. Delarna skiljdes av floderna Don (mellan Asien och Europa) och Nilen (mellan Asien och Afrika).
Amiral Häggs flaggkarta. - Stockholm 1888.
Löfsta tingslag. 1863-64.