Antique Maps and Atlases


Welcome to Götzfried Antique Maps. We offer antique maps by the most famous cartographers, sea charts from the Age of Discovery and atlases printed almost 500 years ago.

Only authentic antique maps dating from the 15th to the 18th centuries. - Guaranteed.

Highlights


  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Imago Mortis

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The famouse Dance of Death or Danse Macabre is one of the most sought after leaves of the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel. This woodcut is attribute occasionally to Albrecht Dürer....

    Imago Mortis
    11518

    Dance of the Death (Danse Macabre) by Wilhelm Pleydenwurff from Schedel's world chronicle, printed in Nuremberg in 1493.

    2 200,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    11326

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    5 900,00 €
  • 1643 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw.

    Amsterdam, 1643-50

    One of the Most Famous World Maps of Dutch Cartography with Stunning Old Colours.Perhaps the finest world map ever printed. This map represents the apogee of seventeenth century Dutch...

    Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct:...
    11522

    Old coloured world map with borders by Willem J. Blaeu. Published 1643 in Amsterdam.

    16 000,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erderichs und Möre

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    16th Century Woodcut Map of the World.Early woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. This 'modern' map of the world is an oval projection with a vigorous surround of clouds and lusty...

    Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen...
    11687

    16th century woodcut map of the world. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Candia vel Creta insula posta nel mare Mediterraneo...

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early map of Crete from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the island surrounded by Venetian galleys with a nice renaissance cartouche and a compass rose. This copy is printed from the...

    Candia vel Creta insula posta nel mare Mediterraneo...
    11179

    Antique map of Crete. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    1 400,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    The famous Buffalo Map of the Southeast by J.B. Homann. Showing the most part of today United States from the Great Lakes to Florida, the Mississippi River Valley with Louisiana and Texas, as...

    Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P....
    11485

    The Buffalo Map of the Mississippi River Valley.

    2 500,00 €

New Additions


  • 1569 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  [Celestial Chart - Himmelskarte]

    Vienna, before 1569

    Unrecorded Star Map of the 16th Century.A large, scarce 16th century celestial chart of the northern sky. We could not locate any bibliographical information about this engraving. It is...

    [Celestial Chart - Himmelskarte]
    11694

    Exceptionally rare star map of the northern sky. Most likely printed in Vienna before 1569.

    2 500,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erderichs und Möre

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    16th Century Woodcut Map of the World.Early woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. This 'modern' map of the world is an oval projection with a vigorous surround of clouds and lusty...

    Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen...
    11687

    16th century woodcut map of the world. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1545 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Franckenland am Main, beschriben nach aller gelegenheit in Stetten, Wassern, Bergen, Walden und...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, circa 1545

    Early woodcut map of Franconia by Sebastian Münster. The map is oriented to the south. Shows the region around the river Main. Centred around Schweinfurt, with Bamberg, Würzburg, Nürnberg and...

    Franckenland am Main, beschriben nach aller gelegenheit in Stetten,...
    11689

    Coloured woodcut map of Franconia, Bavaria. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri circa 1545.

    230,00 €
  • 1545 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Teütschland mit seinem gantzen begriff und eingeschlossnen landschafften

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, circa 1545

    Early woodcut map of Germany by Sebastian Münster. Oriented to the south. Showing the region from Croatia in the upper left to Lübeck and Hamburg in the north. Beautiful woodcut border with the...

    Teütschland mit seinem gantzen begriff und eingeschlossnen landschafften
    11690

    Coloured woodcut map of Germany. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri circa 1545.

    350,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Canarien oder hundtß-inseln

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Beautiful, small view of the Canary Islands by Sebastian Münster. Shows an unnamed part of the islands. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder...

    Canarien oder hundtß-inseln
    11691

    Coloured woodcut map of the Canary Islands. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    85,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Von dem Bayerlandt, und zum ersten wo der namme härkommen sey.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Small woodcut view of Bavaria by Sebastian Münster. The map is oriented to the east. With Nuremberg and Amberg in the north, Ingolstadt and Augsburg in the west, and Passau in the east. In the...

    Von dem Bayerlandt, und zum ersten wo der namme härkommen sey.
    11693

    Coloured woodcut map of Bavaria. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    85,00 €
Accept This website uses cookies. For details please click here.