Sanson, Nicolas, 1600–1667. “De Molukkische Eilanden, Celebes, Gilolo, enz.” Copperplate map, with added color, 18 × 24 cm. From Sanson’s Geographische en historische beschryvingh der vier bekende werelds-deelen . . . (Utrecht, 1683). Reference: Parry, Cartography of the East Indian Islands, plate 5.26
Catalan Atlas (fragment) The Catalan Atlas is the most important Catalan map of the medieval period. It was produced by the Majorcan cartographic school and is attributed to Cresques Abraham (also known as “Abraham Cresques”), a Jewish book illuminator who was self-described as being a master of the maps of the world as well as compasses.