Discovering the World, Atlases from the Age of Exploration

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The upcoming Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History sale at Sotheby's on 14 May will feature a selection of remarkable works from the golden age of Dutch cartography, including Ortelius' first modern atlas and Braun & Hogenberg's first town book. These atlases give a unique insight into the discovery of the world during the Age of Exploration, and reveal the access Dutch Cartographers had to the ongoing discoveries made by the Dutch East India Company. Click the image above to view the slideshow.

Discovering the World, Atlases from the Age of Exploration

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