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.

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Highlights


  • 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 €
  • 1482 - Lienhart Holle

    Lienhart Holle:  [Sexta Asie Tabula, Arabia Felix]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable and most desirable printed maps of Arabia. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Probably the most beautiful map of the Arabian peninsula and the most...

    [Sexta Asie Tabula, Arabia Felix]
    11477

    First Edition of an important 15th Century Map of Arabia. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle. After the Manuscript of Donnus Nicolaus Germanus.

    Price on request
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Prussiae Regionis Sarmatiae Europeae Nobiliss. Vera et Nova Descriptio...

    Antwerp, 1584

    Nice original old coloured map of Prussia by Abraham Ortelius. Showing the Baltic Sea coastline from Danzig (Gdansk) to Konigsberg (Kaliningrad) to Memel (Klaipeda). Decorated with two galleon, a...

    Prussiae Regionis Sarmatiae Europeae Nobiliss. Vera et Nova Descriptio...
    11356

    Old coloured map of Gdansk, Kaliningrad, Konigsberg, Prussia. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    1 100,00 €
  • 1666 - Pieter Goos

    Pieter Goos:  Paskaerte van't Oostelyckste der Middelandsche Zee

    Pieter Goos, Amsterdam, 1666

    Rare, highly decorative sea chart of the Eastern Mediterranean. With Sicily, Malta, Crete and Cyprus. From the sea atlas De Zee-Atlas, Ofte Water-Weereld, Waer in vertoont werden alle de...

    Paskaerte van't Oostelyckste der Middelandsche Zee
    11300

    Old coloured sea chart of the eastern Mediterranean. Printed in Amsterdam by Pieter Goos in 1666.

    1 450,00 €
  • 1520 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Tabula neoterica Crete sive Candie insule

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    The prototype map of the modern Crete from M. Waldseemuller of 1513/1520.One of the rare modern maps of the most famouse Ptolemy edition. This representation of Crete served as a...

    Tabula neoterica Crete sive Candie insule
    11469

    Antique woodcut map of Kriti, Crete. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1708 - Andreas Cellarius

    Andreas Cellarius:  Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae

    Valk & Schenk, Amsterdam, (1660) 1708

    Spectacular Star Map of the Southern Sky by Andreas Cellarius.This celestial hemisphere shows the classical constellations of the southern skies over a globe showing South America, Southern...

    Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae
    11488

    Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Amsterdam by Valk & Schenk in 1708.

    3 900,00 €

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 €
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