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.


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). 


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.