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VMs: Early TO maps
Zonal map 1120
Beatus 1150 AD
13th century french (this one is interesting!) read the monograph.
Mercators celestial globe 1551
"In addition to the constellations and stars, Mercator draws the position of
the Milky Way. This is clearly seen near the outstretched arm of Cassiopeia,
where Mercator has also labeled this feature as 'Via lactea'."
U.S. Naval Observatory Rare Books Collection
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