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


  • 1760 - Barthélemy de La Rocque

    Barthélemy de La Rocque:  Rotterdam

    1760

    Stunning 18th Century Manuscript Plan of Rotterdam.Manuscript map of Rotterdam, Delfshaven and surroundings by Barthélemy de La Rocque, a well-known Swiss draftsman and engraver. Shows the...

    Rotterdam
    11737

    Manuscript plan of the Rotterdam by Barthélemy de La Rocque. Created 1760.

    1 950,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius Africae [and] Totius Americae...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    A matching set of the World and the Continents by J. B. HomannWorld Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti : Old coloured antique world map by J. B. Homann. With southern...

    Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius...
    11811

    Old coloured world map and continent maps by Johann Baptist Homann. Published around 1720 in Nuremberg.

    4 800,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1513 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Tabula neoterica Crete sive Candie insule

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    The prototype map of the modern Crete from M. Waldseemuller of 1513/1520.One of the rare modern maps of the most famouse Ptolemy edition. This representation of Crete served as a...

    Tabula neoterica Crete sive Candie insule
    11469

    Antique woodcut map of Kriti, Crete. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1603 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1603

    Rare and very decorative map of England and Wales after the map of England by Christopher Saxton from 1579. Commissioned by Jacob Vrients and engraved by Pieter van den Keere, probably the finest...

    Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum
    12136

    Coloured map of England, Wales. Printed in Antwerp by J. B. Vrients in 1603.

    1 950,00 €
  • 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 €

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  • 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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