Atlases / Maps

Andrea Benincasa’s Atlas

Andrea Benincasa’s Atlas can be viewed as one of the last great works before the dawn of ‘new cartography’ borne out of the Age of Discovery.

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Portolan chart by Salvat de Pilestrina, Mallorca, 1533 (Pre-publication)

Portolan chart of the Central and Western Mediterranean, as well as the Atlantic Coast of the Iberian Peninsula and the North of Africa, composed by Salvat de Pilestrina (Majorca, 1533). 

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Map of Toledo by José Arroyo Palomeque, 1720 (Pre-edition)

One of the oldest and most accurate street maps of Toledo, showing its buildings and monuments viewed from the south.

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