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


  • 1612 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Irlandiae Accurata Descriptio, Auctore Baptista Boazio

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1608 or 1612

    Rare and incredible decorative map of Ireland with beautiful old colour. This west-oriented map rarely appears on the market, since it was bound in only a few copies of the Ortelius Atlas, while...

    Irlandiae Accurata Descriptio, Auctore Baptista Boazio
    11476

    One of the most desirable map of Ireland for collectors. Based on the map of Boazio, published by J. B. Vrients in Antwerp between 1608 and 1612.

    7 900,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de leurs citez en general.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut map of the British Isles. Ruled in brown ink.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde , printed 1575 in two volumes in Paris by...

    Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de...
    11624

    Antique woodcut map of the British Islands. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 600,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1708 - Andreas Cellarius

    Andreas Cellarius:  Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae

    Valk & Schenk, Amsterdam, (1660) 1708

    Spectacular Star Map of the Southern Sky by Andreas Cellarius.This celestial hemisphere shows the classical constellations of the southern skies over a globe showing South America, Southern...

    Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae
    11488

    Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Amsterdam by Valk & Schenk in 1708.

    3 900,00 €
  • 1590 - Theodor de Bry

    Theodor de Bry:  Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh...

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1590

    One of the most significant cartographical milestones on colonial North American history.'Theodor de Bry's map of Virginia, after John White, is one of the most significant cartographical...

    Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus...
    11188

    Antique map of Virginia. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1590.

    14 800,00 €

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten, gelegen tusschen C.S....

    Johannis Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative sea chart of the Atlantic coast of North Africa. Shows the coastline from southern Portugal to Gibraltar and North Africa from Morocco to Gambia. With the Canary Islands...

    Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten,...
    11864

    Coloured sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannis Janssonius in 1650.

    750,00 €
  • 1740 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Lacus Bodamicus vel Acronius cum regionibus circumjacentibus recens delineatus a Matthaeo...

    M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1740

    Old coloured antique map of the Lake Constance by Matthäus Seutter. Probably the most detailed map of the Lake Constance region of the 18th century. The map shows the administrative districts...

    Lacus Bodamicus vel Acronius cum regionibus circumjacentibus recens...
    11866

    Old coloured map of the Bodensee, Lake of Constance, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1740.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1606 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Mansfeldiae Comitatus Descriptio Auctore, Tilemanno Stella Sig.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, 1606

    Old colored antique map of Saxony-Anhalt by A. Ortelius. Shows the area between Halle a. d. Saale, Aschersleben, Walkenried and Heldrungen with Mansfeld in the centre. Top right a title cartouche....

    Mansfeldiae Comitatus Descriptio Auctore, Tilemanno Stella Sig.
    11867

    Old coloured map of Mansfeld, Saxony-Anhalt. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1606.

    290,00 €
  • 1592 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Turingia Noviss. Descript. per Iohannem Mellinger Halens / Misniae et Lusatiae Tabula Descripta a...

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, 1592

    Old coloured antique map of Saxony and Thuringia by A. Ortelius. Two maps on one sheet. The right map shows Saxony between Erfurt and Prague. With Dresden, Leipzig, Wittenberg, Görlitz, Weimar and...

    Turingia Noviss. Descript. per Iohannem Mellinger Halens / Misniae et...
    11868

    Old coloured map of Saxony, Thuringia. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1592.

    390,00 €
  • 1603 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Germaniae Veteris, Typus.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, 1603

    Old coloured, antique map of Germany and the central part of Europe during the classical antiquity by Abraham Ortelius. With Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and parts of Switzerland, Poland and...

    Germaniae Veteris, Typus.
    11859

    Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1603.

    420,00 €
  • 1607 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Iutia Septentrionalis

    J. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1607-08

    Antique Map of Jutland (Jylland) in Denmark by Gerard Mercator. Shows Midtjylland (Central Jutland) between the North Sea and Kattegat with Thisted, Aalborg, Randers, Aarhus, Horsens, Grenaa and...

    Iutia Septentrionalis
    11861

    Coloured map of Jutland (Jylland). Printed in Amsterdam by J. Hondius in 1607.

    350,00 €
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