Maps: 1500 - 1560
1507 Marco Beneventano (cosmographer/
publisher)
: "TABVLA MODERNA
POLONIE, VNGARIE, BOEMI,
GERMANIE, RVSSIE, LITHVANIE,"
Rome, from his edition of "Ptolemy's
Geographia." Also a
DETAIL image of the
area around "Lithvanie," based on
information from Bernard Wapowski.
From
The Austrian National Library:
www.onb.ac.at/sammlungen/karten
1513 Martin
Waldseemüller: Detail
from his "Tabula
moderna Sarmatiae..."
1548 Giacomo Gastaldi: "POLONIA ET
HVNGARIA NOVA TABVLA," Venice, 6.5
x 5 inches. From Gastaldi's edition of
Ptolemy: "Ptolemeo. La Geografia."
 From
www.raremaps.com
1548 Giacomo Gastaldi (engraver/cartographer) - Giovanbattista Pedrezano
(publisher): "PRVSSIA ET LIVONIA NOVA," Venice, 6.5 x 5 inches / 13 x 17 cm, in
three copper-engravedversions from the first pocket atlas and the first edition of
Gastaldi's Italian Ptolemy: "Ptolemeo. La Geografia." The maps in the atlas were
mostly based on the Münster woodcuts in the Latin edition of 1540.
 First map from the
National Library of Latvia via www.theeuropeanlibrary.org;  second  from National Library of Estonia:
www.nlib.ee; third from www.davidrumsey.com
1550 Sebastian Münster:
"Du royaume &
detoute la region de
Pologne..."
1550: "POLONIA ET VNGARIA XV NOVA
TABVLA"
From www.raremaps.com
1550: "Landtafel des Ungerlands/Polands
/Preussen/Littaw/Walachei/ Bulgarei."
1552: "Nouuelle defcription de Poloigne &
Hongrie," Basel.
AK-27
1552: "POLONIA ET VNGARIA XX NOVA
TABVLA," Basel.
1540 - 1560  Sebastian Münster: "Poland and Hungary," all from the same plate, 14 x 10 inches, as published in his version of Ptolemy's "Geographia
Universalis," published from 1540 until 1628 in about 40 different editions. Only the 1545 and the 1552 editions have XX in the title above the map
-- other editions have XV in the title. And only the 1552 edition has coordinate bars provided at top and bottom. The map was based on ones from
Bernard Wapowski, historian and "Founder of Polish Cartography," and by Georg von Reicherstorffer, Transylvanian historian and cartographer.
1550: "POLONIAE  ET VNGARIAE NOVA
DESCRIPTIO." Basle.
From www.raremaps.com
1560: "Nuoua descrizzione della Polonia, &
dell' Vngaria."
From www.raremaps.com
1545: "Landtafel des Ungerlands/Polands
/Preussen/Littaw/Walachei/ Bulgarei."
From  
http://digital.ub.uni-duesseldorf.de/
c1525-35 Lorenz Fries: Untitled map
displaying "PRVSSIE ET LITVANIE PARS,
POLONIA," etc. Strassburg, 18 x 12 inches,
from his Ptolemy atlas "Geographia."
From
www.raremaps.com
c1550: "Landtafel des Ungerlands/Polands
/ Preussen / Littaw..." Basle. German text
on verso.
From www.raremaps.com
1552 "Nuoua deferizzione della Polonia &
dell' Vngaria," Basel, 13.5 x 10.5 inches.
From www.raremaps.com
Sebastian Münster: 1555: "Du royaume de Pologne,"
uncolored, from a French version of  his atlas  
"Cosmographia Universalis;"  
c1560: "...dem Koenigreich
Polandt..," the same map in a colored version from
German- language edition.
Colored version from
www.raremaps.com
1555
c1560
1540: (first edition) "POLONIA ET
VNGARIA XV NOVA TABVLA," Basel.
From
www.sanderusmaps.com
1545: "POLONIA ET VNGARIA XX NOVA
TABVLA"
From www.swaen.com
1552: "POLONIA ET VNGARIA XX NOVA
TABVLA," Basel.  
From www.MartayanLan.com
1538 Gaius Julius Solinus: ["Lithuania, Livonia..."], Basle, 4 x 3
inches, in a 16th century republishing of this mid-3rd century
scholar's treatise: "De mirabilibus mundi
('The wonders of the
world)
" which contains a short description of the ancient world,
mostly taken from Pliny's Natural History and the geography of
Pomponius Mela. The manuscript map labels "Lithuania," "Vilna,"
"Grodno," "Livonia," and "Riga."
From www.raremaps.com
c1550 Sebastian Münster: "Regni Polonici
contracta descriptio," from an Italian
version of his atlas "Cosmographia
Universalis," published in many editions
from 1544 to 1628.  
From Zielonogórska
Biblioteka Cyfrowa via www.mapywig.org
1522-25 [probaby] Lorenz Fries:
"TAB[ULA] MOD[ERNA] TARTARIE,"
Strassburg, 35.2 x 47.0 cm, from
Grüninger's 1522 or 1525 Ptolemy atlas
"Geographia."
From www.sothebys.com
c1550: "Nouuelle defcription de Poloigne &
Hongrie."
From www.raremaps.com
c1552 "Nouuelle defcription de Poloigne &
Hongrie."
From Univ. of Washington Digital Library:
http://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu