Ancient maps of the world                Collection List

This collection of original documents represents the history of geographical discoveries by Europeans. It includes rare terrestrial and celestial globes, in addition to ancient map books and maps of parts of the world, created by the 16th-century cartographers Ptolemaios Klaudios and Abraham Ortelius. Examining the way maps of Japan and other countries were drawn in bygone centuries is a pleasure in itself.

About 70 items