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


  • 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.

    39 000,00 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Isole Molucche - Isole Molvcche - Descrittione dell'Isola Molucche

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of the East Indies and Indochina. This finely-executed map is one of the earliest obtainable maps of Southeast Asia and shows Malaysia,...

    Isole Molucche - Isole Molvcche - Descrittione dell'Isola Molucche
    12373

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    890,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae, Cum Insulis circumjacentibus accurata delineatio.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    First Edition of Jansson's map of Southern Florida and the Western Caribbean Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of Southern Florida and the Western Caribbean by J. Janssonius....

    Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae, Cum Insulis circumjacentibus accurata...
    11917

    Old coloured sea chart of Florida and Western Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    2 200,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Venecie

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative incunable double-leaf in folio showing Venice (Venezia) by Hartmann Schedel. From the Latin edition of the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle published in 1493, the year...

    Venecie
    11221

    Coloured woodcut town view of Venezia, Venice. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

    2 300,00 €
  • 1694 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot

    Alexis Hubert Jaillot:  Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and] L'Amerique Meridionale Divisee...

    R. & J. Ottens, Amsterdam, 1694 (1729)

    A matching set of two old colored maps of North and South America by Alexis Hubert Jaillot. California is still shown as an island and the Great Lakes are shown with open ends in the West. Separate...

    Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and]...
    11770

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens in 1729.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Terra de lavoratore

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Rare and sought-after map of North America by Benedetto Bordone. Shows the North American continent with the northern part of South America. With several settlements and the name Terra de...

    Terra de lavoratore
    12248

    Antique woodcut map of North America. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 300,00 €

New Additions


  • 1486 - Bernhard von Breydenbach

    Bernhard von Breydenbach:  Parens - Von der statt Parentz und andere anstossende stett.

    Peter Drach, Speyer, 1486 [1505]

    Very early old coloured woodcut view of Porec (Parenzo) on the west coast of the Istrian peninsula in Croatia. From the earliest printed travel guide Peregrinatio in Terram Sanctam by Bernhard...

    Parens - Von der statt Parentz und andere anstossende stett.
    12464

    Old coloured woodcut town view of Croatia, Istria, Parenzo, Porec. Printed in Speyer by Peter Drach in 1505.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1502 - Konrad Celtis

    Konrad Celtis:  Barbara Codonea - Germaniae Latus Septentrionale

    Sodalitas Celtica, Nuremberg, 1502

    One of the Earliest Depictions of the Arctic Ocean. Printed in 1502.Very rare first edition of the woodcut map of Central and Northern Europe with the early depiction of the Arctic Ocean by...

    Barbara Codonea - Germaniae Latus Septentrionale
    12465

    Early woodcut map of Northern and Central Europe. Printed in Nuremberg by Sodalitas Celtica in 1502.

    7 800,00 €
  • 1540 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)

    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.Early state of...

    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India...
    12468

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

    5 900,00 €
  • 1540 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Ptolemaisch General Tafel, begreiffend die halbe Kugel der Weldt

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)

    Early Ptolemaic woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. Surrounded by clouds and wind-heads. The title on verso is surrounded by a beautiful woodcut border. From the German edition of Sebastian...

    Ptolemaisch General Tafel, begreiffend die halbe Kugel der Weldt
    12470

    Ptolemaic woodcut world map by Sebastian Munster. Published by Heinrich Petri in Basel in 1550.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1663 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Sarnia Insula, vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Caesarae, vernacule Jarsey

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1663-67

    Antique map of the Channel Islands by Joan Blaeu. Shows the islands of Guernsey and Jersey in the English Channel. Decorated with two magnificent cartouches, a coat of arms and several sailing...

    Sarnia Insula, vulgo Garnsey: et Insula Caesarae, vernacule Jarsey
    12475

    Old coloured map of Jersey, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1663.

    590,00 €
  • 1607 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania

    Jodocus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1607-08

    Old coloured map of the Eastern Balkans by Jodocus Hondius. Shows the Wallachia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, in the south Macedonia, in the east the west coast of the Black Sea. First published...

    Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania
    12478

    Old coloured map of the Eastern Balkans with Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. Printed in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius in 1607.

    490,00 €
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