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


  • 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 €
  • 1718 - B. Schotanus van Sterringa

    Bernhard Schotanus van Sterringa:  Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in haare... door Dr. Bern....

    Francois Halma, Leeuwarden, 1718

    Second and enlarged edition of the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland, including 30 detail maps of the entire provinces of Friesland, an overview map of Friesland and 8 historical maps...

    Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in...
    11466

    A splendid copy of the famous Friesland Atlas. All maps and views finely coloured by a contemporary hand.

    11 500,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  La Ville, Cité, Université,& Faux-bourgs de Paris

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    One of the most accurate 16th Century plans of Paris available for collectors.A large and scarce woodcut plan of Paris. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut map. Ruled in brown ink.The...

    La Ville, Cité, Université,& Faux-bourgs de Paris
    11680

    Antique woodcut city plan of Paris. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1590 - Theodor de Bry

    Theodor de Bry:  Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh...

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1590

    One of the most significant cartographical milestones on colonial North American history.'Theodor de Bry's map of Virginia, after John White, is one of the most significant cartographical...

    Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus...
    11188

    Antique map of Virginia. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1590.

    14 800,00 €
  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae Enarrationis, Libri Octo ... Prostant Lugduni apud...

    G. Trechsel, Vienne, 1541

    This atlas is divided into three parts: First, the text comprising the new Latin translation by the humanist Wilibald Pirckheimer of the 1525 edition, which has been edited by Michael Servetus, for...

    Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae Enarrationis, Libri Octo ......
    11191

    Second edition of Michael Servetus' Ptolemy edition, published by G. Trechsel 1541 in Vienne, Dauphine.

    Price on request

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:  [Nile River delta]

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Beautiful woodcut map of the Nile River delta by Sebastian Münster. Shows the Mediterranean coast with parts of the Gulf of Suez. With Alexandria in the West, Cairo with the Pyramids of Giza in the...

    [Nile River delta]
    11681

    Coloured woodcut map of the Nile River. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    230,00 €
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