Cartography time maps.
A beautiful series of illustrations mapping the expansion of civilization as cartography breaking through the clouds of the ignorance.
Published by Edward Quin in 1830 as the “An Historical Atlas; In a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods”.
- The first map in the series is B.C. 2348. The Deluge.
- The third is B.C. 753. The Foundation Of Rome.
- The eighth is A.D. 1. The Roman Empire In The Augustan Age.
- And the sixteenth is A.D. 1498. The Discovery Of America.
Via: the David Rumsey Map Collection