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


  • 1520 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Secunda Asiae tabula

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    Rare woodcut map of Central Russia from M. Waldseemuller of 1513/1520. With the Crimea peninsula.Shows the area between the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea with the Crimea peninsula and Caspian...

    Secunda Asiae tabula
    11470

    Antique woodcut map of the Caucasus, Caspian Sea, Crimea. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de leurs citez en general.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut map of the British Isles. Ruled in brown ink.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde , printed 1575 in two volumes in Paris by...

    Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de...
    11624

    Antique woodcut map of the British Islands. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1675 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer Schandt Brandt und...

    circa 1675

    Extremely rare, large engraved pamphlet on 4 sheets joined. Shows dramatic scenes during the French-Dutch War (1672-1679). The unusual dramatic scenes of violence for this time of printmaking are...

    Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer...
    11205

    Extremely rare, large pamphlet of the French-Dutch War. Printed on 4 sheets in the year 1675.

    2 800,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the North Sea by J. Janssonius. Shows the North Sea coast with the Shetland and Orkney Islands, the Scottish and English east coast, Calais and...

    Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.
    11914

    Old coloured sea chart of the North Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    1 250,00 €
  • 1643 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F. Magellano et I. Le Maire...

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1643-50

    Blaeu's splendid map of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan.Old coloured sea chart of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait by Willem Blaeu. From the French...

    Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F....
    11765

    Old coloured sea chart of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1643.

    1 250,00 €
  • 1587 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, circa 1587

    Ortelius' Stunning Map of China with Old Colour.Old coloured map of China by Abraham Ortelius. The map is oriented to the west, north is on the right side. This is the first map of China ever...

    Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
    11521

    Old coloured map of China. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius circa 1587.

    3 400,00 €

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  • 1745 - Reiner Ottens

    Reiner Ottens:  Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae

    Reiner & Joshua Ottens, Amsterdam, 1745

    Large sea chart of Central and South America by Reiner & Joshua Ottens. Shows the eastern part of the Pacific with the northwest coast of South America to Valparaiso and South Mexico from Cap...

    Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae
    12044

    Coloured sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Reiner & Joshua Ottens in 1745.

    1 100,00 €
  • 1513 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Quarta Asiae Tabula

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513

    Waldseemüller's scarce woodcut map of the Holy Land and the Middle East with Cyprus.Rare and early woodcut map of the the Holy Land and the Middle East by Martin Waldseemüller. Shows the...

    Quarta Asiae Tabula
    12052

    Antique woodcut map of the Holy Land with Cyprus. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513.

    5 800,00 €
  • 1741 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Regionis quae est circa Londinum ... / Ausfuhrliche Geographische Vorstellung der Gegend um...

    Homann Heires, Nuremberg, 1741

    Old coloured map of London by Homann Heires. Showing the area around London with the counties Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey and Middlesex. Below a large panoramic view of London and...

    Regionis quae est circa Londinum ... / Ausfuhrliche Geographische...
    12053

    Old coloured map of London, England. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Heires in 1741.

    690,00 €
  • 1801 - Matthew Flinders

    Matthew Flinders:  Kaart van Basses Straat, tusschen Nieuw Zuid Wales en Van Diemens-Land ... Heer Flinders ......

    J. and A. Honkoop, Amsterdam, 1801

    Very large and rare sea chart of Tasmania and the southern part of Australia with the Bass Strait. One of the first maps showing the discoveries of George Bass and Matthew Flinders in October 1798...

    Kaart van Basses Straat, tusschen Nieuw Zuid Wales en Van Diemens-Land...
    12058

    Coloured sea chart of Australia. Printed in Amsterdam by J. and A. Honkoop in 1801.

    1 500,00 €
  • 1777 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Plan Van Een Halve 6 Hoek na de Constructie Van de marchal de Vauban met een Wilkeurige Situatie...

    1777

    Carefully executed cartographic study, based on the methods of the French military corps Ingénieurs-Géographes , established by Vauban in 1696. With a charming title cartouche Plan Van Een Halve...

    Plan Van Een Halve 6 Hoek na de Constructie Van de marchal de Vauban met...
    12076

    Manuscript plan of a study on military cartography. Drawn in 1777.

    490,00 €
  • 1780 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  [Aa-Berlicum-Erp]

    circa 1780

    Charming and very detailed manuscript map of the river Aa from the late 18th century.Very detailed and elegantly executed manuscript map of the river Aa in Noord-Brabant between Berlicum and...

    [Aa-Berlicum-Erp]
    12060

    Manuscript map of the river Aa in Noord-Brabant between Berlicum and Erp. Created around 1780.

    950,00 €
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