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


  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  La Ville, Cité, Université,& Faux-bourgs de Paris

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    One of the most accurate 16th Century plans of Paris available for collectors.A large and scarce woodcut plan of Paris. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut map. Ruled in brown ink.The...

    La Ville, Cité, Université,& Faux-bourgs de Paris
    11680

    Antique woodcut city plan of Paris. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    2 900,00 €
  • 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 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1570 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacientium Typus

    Gielis van Diest, Antwerp, 1570

    Rare first edition, first state of Ortelius' striking map of Southeast Asia.Rare and important first edition of the beautiful Southeast Asia map of Abraham Ortelius. From the first 'modern'...

    Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacientium Typus
    11762

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Antwerp by Gielis van Diest in 1570.

    4 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1646 - Robert Dudley

    Robert Dudley:  Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con il capo Cintapora nell...

    Robert Dudley, Florenz, 1646

    Very rare nautical chart of the Arabian Sea from R. Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare First edition of the striking sea chart of the Arabian Sea by Sir Robert Dudley from his Dell'Arcano del Mare...

    Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con...
    11305

    Sea chart of the Arabian Sea. Printed in Florence by Robert Dudley in 1646.

    2 800,00 €

New Additions


  • 1739 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris ... Karte von der Gegend und Gundris der...

    Homann Erben, Nuremberg, 1739

    Very detailed and scarce plan of Paris with surroundings by Homann's Heirs. Based on the map of Delagrive from the year 1738. Above the title in French and German, as well as a key listing 63...

    Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris ... Karte von der...
    11766

    Old coloured map of Paris, Ile-de-France. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1739.

    800,00 €
  • 1588 - Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

    Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste tot Calmer toe. Orae...

    Cornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588

    Rare sea chart of the coasts of Sweden by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline between Simrishamn and Kalmar with Åhus and the islands Oland, Hanö and Bornholm. With two decorative...

    De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste...
    11767

    Coloured sea chart of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

    1 350,00 €
  • 1588 - Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

    Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  Beschrijuinge vande wterste omlopende custe van Judtlandt aen weder zijden op de Belt en Noortzee...

    Cornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588

    Rare and very beautiful sea chart of the coasts of Denmark by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline of Jutland with Aalborg, Hals, Saeby, Hirtshals to Skagen and the island of Laesoe...

    Beschrijuinge vande wterste omlopende custe van Judtlandt aen weder...
    11768

    Coloured sea chart of Jutland. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

    1 350,00 €
  • 1662 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1662

    Impressive and coveted map of the coastline in the north-east of Brazil. The map was published for the first time by J. Blaeu in Rerum per octennium in Brasilia by Caspar Barlaeus in 1647 and...

    Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande
    11769

    Old coloured map of Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1662.

    1 680,00 €
  • 1729 - 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 €
  • 1690 - Justus Danckerts

    Justus Danckerts:  Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae Tabula ...

    Justus Danckerts, Amsterdam, circa 1690

    Danckerts' famous map of New England, Virginia, and Pennsylvania with an early view of New York City in stunning old color.This scarce map by Justus Danckerts is of such importance because...

    Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae...
    11771

    Important map of the Northeast with a view of New York. Printed in Amsterdam c. 1690 by Justus Danckerts.

    7 000,00 €
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