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


  • 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 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nec non Melitae seu Maltae Insula cum Adjectis Italiae et Africae...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Old coloured antique map of Sicily, Sardinia and Malta located in the Mediterranean Sea. To the lower left a map of Catania with Etna in the background. To the right a small map of Valletta, Malta....

    Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nec non Melitae seu Maltae Insula cum...
    11804

    Old coloured map of Malta, Sardinia, Sicily. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    920,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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...

    Imago Mortis
    11518

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

    1 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1724 - Felipe Vidal y Pinilla

    Felipe Vidal y Pinilla:  Obispado de Cartaxena Reino de Murcia ...

    Madrid, 1724

    A very rare engraved map of the Murcia region in southeastern Spain. Shows the diocese of Cartagena with the Mediterranean coast from Vera, Aguilas via Cartagena, Los Alcázares up to Valencia. In...

    Obispado de Cartaxena Reino de Murcia ...
    11820

    Old coloured map of Cartagena, Murcia. Printed in Madrid in the year 1724.

    2 900,00 €

New Additions


  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten, gelegen tusschen C.S....

    Johannis Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative sea chart of the Atlantic coast of North Africa. Shows the coastline from southern Portugal to Gibraltar and North Africa from Morocco to Gambia. With the Canary Islands...

    Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten,...
    11864

    Coloured sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannis Janssonius in 1650.

    750,00 €
  • 1663 - Nicolas Sanson

    Nicolas Sanson:  Partie septentrionale des Estats de Savoye... duches de Genevois

    Pierre Mariette, Paris, 1663

    Outline coloured engraving map of Lake Geneva with Savoy by Nicolas Sanson. Shows the area between Jura and Valais. With Geneva, Annecy, Bonneville and Cluses, in the east to St. Moritz. Bottom...

    Partie septentrionale des Estats de Savoye... duches de Genevois
    11865

    Old coloured map of the Lake Geneve, Haute-Savoie. Printed in Paris by Pierre Mariette in 1663.

    360,00 €
  • 1740 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Lacus Bodamicus vel Acronius cum regionibus circumjacentibus recens delineatus a Matthaeo...

    M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1740

    Old coloured antique map of the Lake Constance by Matthäus Seutter. Probably the most detailed map of the Lake Constance region of the 18th century. The map shows the administrative districts...

    Lacus Bodamicus vel Acronius cum regionibus circumjacentibus recens...
    11866

    Old coloured map of the Bodensee, Lake of Constance, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1740.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1606 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Mansfeldiae Comitatus Descriptio Auctore, Tilemanno Stella Sig.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, 1606

    Old colored antique map of Saxony-Anhalt by A. Ortelius. Shows the area between Halle a. d. Saale, Aschersleben, Walkenried and Heldrungen with Mansfeld in the centre. Top right a title cartouche....

    Mansfeldiae Comitatus Descriptio Auctore, Tilemanno Stella Sig.
    11867

    Old coloured map of Mansfeld, Saxony-Anhalt. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1606.

    290,00 €
  • 1592 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Turingia Noviss. Descript. per Iohannem Mellinger Halens / Misniae et Lusatiae Tabula Descripta a...

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, 1592

    Old coloured antique map of Saxony and Thuringia by A. Ortelius. Two maps on one sheet. The right map shows Saxony between Erfurt and Prague. With Dresden, Leipzig, Wittenberg, Görlitz, Weimar and...

    Turingia Noviss. Descript. per Iohannem Mellinger Halens / Misniae et...
    11868

    Old coloured map of Saxony, Thuringia. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1592.

    390,00 €
  • 1603 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Germaniae Veteris, Typus.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, 1603

    Old coloured, antique map of Germany and the central part of Europe during the classical antiquity by Abraham Ortelius. With Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and parts of Switzerland, Poland and...

    Germaniae Veteris, Typus.
    11859

    Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1603.

    420,00 €
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