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


  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1696 - Vincenzo Maria Coronelli

    Vincenzo Maria Coronelli:  Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda

    Venice, 1696

    Coronelli's map of Southeast Asia with the northern part of Australia, centred around Borneo. Verso a smaller map (22x28cm) of the adjoining western region up to Ceylon with Malaysia at centre....

    Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda
    11472

    Antique map of Northern Australia, Borneo. Printed in Venice in the year 1696.

    1 650,00 €
  • 1601 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio.

    Antwerp, 1601

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of the British Isles by A. Ortelius. Decorated with five sailing ships, two cartouches, a mileage scale and coat of arms. From the 1601 Latin...

    Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio.
    11335

    Old coloured map of the United Kingdom. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1601.

    1 250,00 €
  • 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
  • 1612 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Irlandiae Accurata Descriptio, Auctore Baptista Boazio

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1608 or 1612

    Rare and incredible decorative map of Ireland with beautiful old colour. This west-oriented map rarely appears on the market, since it was bound in only a few copies of the Ortelius Atlas, while...

    Irlandiae Accurata Descriptio, Auctore Baptista Boazio
    11476

    One of the most desirable map of Ireland for collectors. Based on the map of Boazio, published by J. B. Vrients in Antwerp between 1608 and 1612.

    7 900,00 €

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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