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     Abraham Ortelius, 1592, Schlavoniae, Croatiae, Carniae, Bosniae, Finitimarumque, Regionum Nova Descriptio, Auctore Augustino Hirsvogel. uncolored, about 13 1/4 by 18 inches. A map of the Schlovonia, Croatia, Istria, and Bosnian region. This map was based on Hirschvogel's 1552 map of the region, who drew on Lazarus- Ziegler-Apian as his sources. Ortelius is recognized as a genius in the field of cartography and this map together with his others reflects this ability. The title is across the bottom of the map in a decorative "box". A detailed map showing landforms, cities and towns. Ortelius is recognized as publishing the worlds first "modern" atlas. A handsome foundation map of the region. $725


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Abraham Ortelius, 1592, Romaniae,(quae olim Thracia dicta) Vicinarvmq Regionvm, vti Bvlgariae, Walachiae Syrfiae, etc, descriptio. Uncolored, about 14 1/4 by 19 3/4 inches. The map covers Albania, Rumelia, Bulgaria, Wallachia, Moldavia and Bessarabia. It is based on Gastaldi's map of the Danube published in 1559. About 4325 were printed of which few remain today. Includes a very large handsome strap work cartouche at upper right (and a scale) and three ships and a sea monster complete the decorations. Excellent detail including cities and towns, forests and landforms. A very handsome map. $700


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Abraham Ortelius, 1601, Illyricum, uncolored, about 14 1/2 by 18 3/4 inches. A map of the Istria, Croatia, and Dalmatian region. This map was based on Johann Sambucus' 1572 map, which was derived from Hirschvogel's 1565 map of the region. Ortelius is recognized as a genius in the field of cartography and this map together with his others reflects this ability. A titular strap work cartouche is at lower right. A detailed map showing landforms, cities and towns. Ortelius is recognized as publishing the worlds first "modern" atlas. A handsome foundation map of the region. $765


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Abraham Ortelius, 1601, Pannoniae Et Illyricae Veteris Tabvla, Hand color and about 14 by 18 inches. A map of "old Yugoslavia" in South Eastern Europe. This map was based on Gastaldi's 1560 map of South East Europe. A detailed map showing landforms, cities, towns and three beautiful cartouches and five sailing ships. A handsome foundation map of the region. Please note that the glare on the map is due to the protective plastic cover.  $650


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Abraham Ortelius, 1603, Thraciae Veteris Typus. Uncolored, about 14 by 18 3/4 inches. The map covers Thrace (south eastern Balkans adjoining the Sea of Marmar/Constantinople), including the most eastern parts of Turkey. It is based on Gastaldi's 1560 map of South east Europe and on information from ancient sources such as Herodotus, Plinius, Strabo, Appainus, Virgilius, Plutarchus and Sidonius. About 3700 were published of which few remain today. Includes three handsome strapwork cartouches. Excellent detail including cities and towns, forests and landforms. A handsome map. $525     


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Antonio Zatta, 1776, La Grecia divifa Nelle sue Provincie. Outline color with the decorative cartouche fully colored, about 11 3/4 by 15 1/4 inches. A handsome map that extends from northern Greece/Macedonia to the Balkans. Nicely detailed. $275

 


Herman Moll, 1701, Turkey in Europe (Balkans),  Uncolored, about 6 3/4 by 7 1/2 on a page about 12 1/2 by 8 with text at bottom.  A fine map which extends from Moldavia south to include Greece.  Depicts landforms, cities and towns. $75


Robert du Vaugondy, 1750, Turquie Europeene (Balkans),  Uncolored, about 5 3/4 by 6 inches.  A fine map which extends from Hungary south to include Greece.  Depicts landforms, cities and towns. $50


John Dower, 1832, Turkey in Europe (Balkans),  Uncolored, about 10 by 8 1/4 inches. Some slight browning at centerfold.  A fine map which extends from Moldavia south to include Macedonia.  Depicts landforms, cities and towns. $30


Malte Brun, 1865, Turquie d' Europe (Balkans),  Handsome bright printed color, about 10 1/2 by 8 1/2  inches. A very fine "modern" looking map with a "piano key" border. Extends from Moldavia south to include Greece. This very detailed political map depicts landforms, cities and towns. $45


John Bartholomew, 1890, Turkey in Europe and Greece (Balkans),  Handsome bright printed color, about 16 by 11 inches. A very fine "modern" looking map with a "piano key" border. Extends from Moldavia south to include Greece. This very detailed political map depicts landforms, rail lines, cities and towns. $45


Times Atlas, 1895, The Balkan Peninsular,  Handsome bright printed outline color, about 18 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches. A very fine "modern" looking map.. Extends from Moldavia south to include Greece. This very detailed political map depicts landforms, rail lines, cities and towns. $45


Matthew Northrup's Century Atlas, 1897-1911, Balkan Peninsula, Turkey in Europe Printed color, about 15 by 10 1/2 inches. A very fine "modern" looking map with a "piano key" border. Extends from Moldavia south to include Greece. This very detailed political map depicts landforms, cities and towns. $45