Scarce antique map of the Zona Torrida or Torrid Zone by Heinrich Scherer, printed in ca. 1704. This area is situated between the Tropic Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Scarce map illustrating those parts of the world that were known in ancient times. This early version of this map by Bernard Lamy shows besides the inset of a double hemisphere world 2 other insets, one of the Paradise and one of the travels of the Children Israels. Antique map of the creation of the world (earth without water after Goeree) and sun, moon and stars. Antique double hemisphere geographical diagram of the earth adapted for illustrating its movements with two rotating disks Antique world map on the Mercator Projection by Pierre Mortier, with California as an island.The five colored spheres illustrate night and day, the flood , phases of the Moon and west- and east hemisphere. This antique map of the world by Heinrich Scherer is presented on a north polar projection and depicts all of the world except the South Pole. California is shown as an island and the track of Magellan’s voyage around the world is noted by small sailing ships First state of the double hemisphere world map, showing California as an Island, by C. Dankerts (Danckerts) engraved by A. Schut. Antique chart by Andreas Cellarius showing the eastern hemisphere, climatic zones and planetary details,from th e Schenk / Valk edition of Cellarius’s Atlas ‘Atlas Coelestis, seu Harmonia Macrocosmica’ Hand colored antique double hemisphere world map, according the newest evidence, by Mentelle/ Chanlaire, published by Tardieu Hand colored antique double hemisphere world map according the newest evidence, by Mentelle,published by Tardieu Antique twin hemisphere celestial map by Tobias Conrad Lotter. The smaller circular diagram shows the rotation of the Planets, according to Tycho Brahe, Ptolemy and Copernicus. Antique twin hemisphere celestial map by Eimmart / Homann that bears the imprint prostat in Officina Homanniana (second state) Antique celestial chart, showing the constellations of the southern sky by Johann Baptist Homann / Doppelmayr Antique print of scientific geodetic instruments, by H. Scherer, published in Scherer’s ‘Atlas Novus’ Source.