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


  • 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 €
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

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

    Antwerp, 1584

    Fascinating copper engraved map of Russia by A. Ortelius in stunning original colors. Showing the region from the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and the Black Sea to the Sur River, Tashkent, the Kossack...

    Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio. Auctore Antonio Ienkensono...
    11358

    Old coloured map of Siberia, Moscow. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    2 300,00 €
  • 1482 - Lienhart Holle

    Lienhart Holle:  [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt Parallel]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable printed maps of North Africa. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Untitled woodcut map, showing present-day Libya, Tunisia, Sardinia and Sicily based upon...

    [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt...
    11524

    First Edition of an Important 15th Century Map of North Africa with Sardinia and Sicily. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle.

    4 500,00 €
  • 1525 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  [Tab. Mo. Primae Partis Aphricae et Tabula Secunde partis Aphricae.]

    Johannes Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1525

    Early woodcut map of North Africa by Laurent Fries after Martin Waldseemüller. Shows the the northern and western part of the continent. This woodcut map comes from the 1525 Strasbourg edition of...

    [Tab. Mo. Primae Partis Aphricae et Tabula Secunde partis Aphricae.]
    11887

    Antique woodcut map of North Africa. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Grüninger in 1525.

    1 500,00 €
  • 1740 - Antoine du Chaffat

    Antoine du Chaffat:  Verus Chersonesi Tauricae Seu Crimea Conspectus ... [and] Theatrum Belli Ao MDCCXXXVII ... [and]...

    Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, circa 1740

    Two very rare maps of Crimea with an explanation sheet.Two old coloured engraved maps of the Russian-Turkish War by Antonie du Chaffat. The maps show parts of the Ukraine, the Black Sea and...

    Verus Chersonesi Tauricae Seu Crimea Conspectus ... [and] Theatrum Belli...
    11763

    Old coloured map of the Crimea, Russo-Turkish War. Printed in Saint Petersburg by Academy of Sciences circa 1740.

    2 600,00 €
  • 1718 - B. Schotanus van Sterringa

    Bernhard Schotanus van Sterringa:  Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in haare... door Dr. Bern....

    Francois Halma, Leeuwarden, 1718

    Second and enlarged edition of the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland, including 30 detail maps of the entire provinces of Friesland, an overview map of Friesland and 8 historical maps...

    Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in...
    11466

    A splendid copy of the famous Friesland Atlas. All maps and views finely coloured by a contemporary hand.

    11 500,00 €

New Additions


  • 1805 - John Cary

    John Cary:  A Map of Leicestershire from the best Authorities

    John Stockdale, London, 1805

    Antique map of Leicestershire by John Cary from John Stockdale's New British Atlas of 1805. The map was first published by Richard Gough in the 1789 edition of Camden's Britannia . Shows the...

    A Map of Leicestershire from the best Authorities
    11912

    Coloured map of Leicestershire, England. Printed in London by John Stockdale in 1805.

    65,00 €
  • 1805 - John Cary

    John Cary:  A Map of Leicestershire from the best Authorities

    John Stockdale, London, 1805

    Antique map of Leicestershire by John Cary from John Stockdale's New British Atlas of 1805. The map was first published by Richard Gough in the 1789 edition of Camden's Britannia . Shows the...

    A Map of Leicestershire from the best Authorities
    11913

    Old coloured map of Leicestershire, England. Printed in London by John Stockdale in 1805.

    75,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo De Bengala Nova descriptio.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the Bay of Bengal by J. Janssonius. Shows the north-eastern part of the Indian Ocean with Sri Lanka, the east coast of India, Bangladesh,...

    Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo De Bengala Nova descriptio.
    11915

    Old coloured sea chart of the Gulf of Bengal. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    650,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Insulae de Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides sive Gorgades: Belgice De Zoute Eylanden.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and decorative, old coloured sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands by J. Janssonius. Showing Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) with the islands Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal, Boa...

    Insulae de Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides sive Gorgades: Belgice De Zoute...
    11916

    Old coloured sea chart of Cabo Verde, Cape Verde Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    480,00 €
  • 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 €
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