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


  • 1552 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Geographiae Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini, Philosophi ac Mathematici praestantissimi, Libri...

    Henricus Petri, Basle, 1552

    The Geographia of Ptolemaeus with the magnificent woodcut maps of Sebastian Münster. With 27 Ptolemaic maps (World, 10 Europe, 4 Africa, 12 Asia) and 27 new maps drawn by Sebastian Münster and...

    Geographiae Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini, Philosophi ac Mathematici...
    12144

    Sebastian Münster's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia with 54 woodcut maps, published by H. Petri 1552 in Basel.

    22 500,00 €
  • 1571 - Giovanni Francesco Camocio

    Giovanni Francesco Camocio:  Candia vel Creta insula posta nel mare Mediterraneo...

    G. F. Camocio, Venice, 1571

    A very rare, early map of Crete from Camocio's Isole Famose . Showing the island surrounded by Venetian galleys with a nice renaissance cartouche and a compass rose. This copy is printed from the...

    Candia vel Creta insula posta nel mare Mediterraneo...
    11179

    Antique map of Crete. Printed in Venice by G. F. Camocio in 1571.

    1 400,00 €
  • 1851 - Josiah Whitbread

    Josiah Whitbread:  Whitbread's New Hand-Map of London for 1851 - Whitbread's New Plan of London drawn from authentic...

    J. Whitbread, London, 1851

    First edition of Whitbread's iconic pocket map of London. The folded map shows Victorian London shortly before the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations which took place in...

    Whitbread's New Hand-Map of London for 1851 - Whitbread's New Plan of...
    12356

    Old coloured city plan of London, England. Printed in London by J. Whitbread in 1851.

    800,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Apocalypse or Armageddon is one of the most sought-after woodcuts of the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg...

    [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi
    12148

    Armageddon, Apocalypse from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1513 - 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 €
  • 1750 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1750

    A Scarce Korean Woodblock Atlas.Album with 9 woodblock maps from a traditional Korean woodblock atlas, printed mid 18th century. With a map of China with Korea and 8 maps of the provinces of...

    Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    12080

    Korean Woodblock Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, Mid 18th Century

    8 500,00 €

New Additions


  • 1575 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Africae Tabula Nova

    Gillis van den Rade, Antwerp, 1575

    Antique map of Africa by Abraham Ortelius. From the 1575 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. Second state of the plate, still the date 1570 is present in the cartouche...

    Africae Tabula Nova
    12410

    Coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Antwerp by Gillis van den Rade in 1575.

    1 400,00 €
  • 1570 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio. Auctore Antonio Ienkensono Anglo, Edita Londini Anno...

    Gielis Coppens van Diest, Antwerp, 1570

    From the first edition of the Ortelius Atlas of 1570.The rare first edition of Ortelius' map of Russia. From the 1570 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum published by Gielis Coppens...

    Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio. Auctore Antonio Ienkensono...
    12411

    Coloured map of Russia. Printed in Antwerp by Gielis Coppens van Diest in 1570.

    2 200,00 €
  • 1623 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  China

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1623

    Impressive antique map of China, Japan and Korea by Jodocus Hondus. First published in the Mercator-Hondius Atlas of 1606.At the beginning of the 17th century, little is known about this...

    China
    12412

    Coloured map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1623.

    1 950,00 €
  • 1740 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Symbolische Sinnreiche in einer Belagerung... Versuchungen der Liebe... Representation symbolique...

    G. M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1740

    Seutter's famous allegorical map representing the battle of the sexes and of love. In style of a typical 18th century battle plan.Jeffrey N. Peters describes this map in The History of...

    Symbolische Sinnreiche in einer Belagerung... Versuchungen der Liebe......
    12420

    Fantasy map by G. M. Seutter, printed in Ausburg around 1740.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1700 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Accurata Utopiae tabula. Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder des so offt benanten, und...

    P. Schenk, 1700-10

    Rare original edition of the famous fantasy map of Utopia.Schlaraffenland means Land of Cockaigne in German and represents a country of idleness and luxury. This is a totally imaginary...

    Accurata Utopiae tabula. Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder...
    12421

    Old coloured map of Utopia, Land of Cockaigne. Printed by P. Schenk in 1700.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1633 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633 [1634]

    Very decorative old coloured antique nautical chart of the Islands of Bermuda by Hendrick Hondius. Shows the Bermuda Islands with Grand Bermuda, Somerset Island and Saint George's Island. Decorated...

    Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta
    12424

    Old coloured sea chart of Bermuda. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1634.

    1 700,00 €
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