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


  • 1629 - Henry Raigniauld

    Henry Raigniauld:  Isle de Cipre

    J. Baudoin oder A. de Naberat, Paris, 1629 or 1640

    Rare map of Cyprus engraved by H. Raigniauld. The map comes from Histoire des Chevaliers de l'Ordre de S. Iean de Hierusalem by J. Baudoin printed 1629 in Paris, or from the 1640 edition by A. de...

    Isle de Cipre
    12133

    Antique map of Cyprus. Printed in Paris by J. Baudoin oder A. de Naberat in 1629 or 1640.

    2 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1639 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Iaponiae Nova Descriptio

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1639-49

    Early Map of Japan with Korea as an Island.Old coloured antique map of Japan and Korea by J. Janssonius after Mercator-Hondius. In the west the coastline of China, Korea is shown as an...

    Iaponiae Nova Descriptio
    12559

    Old coloured map of Japan - Korea. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1639.

    1 800,00 €
  • 1715 - Johannes Loots

    Johannes Loots:  Nouvelle carte reduite de la Mediterranee - Nieuwe Wassende Graadege Pas-kaart van de Geheele...

    Johannes Loots, Amsterdam, 1715

    Very rare nautical chart of the Mediterranean Sea by Johannes Loots. Above the western part of the Mediterranean with the coasts of Spain, France, Italy, the Balkans and the northwestern part of...

    Nouvelle carte reduite de la Mediterranee - Nieuwe Wassende Graadege...
    12615

    Sea chart of the Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Loots in 1715.

    On Hold
  • 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 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Vinegia

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Very detailed and early bird's-eye view of Venice (Venezia). The woodcut view of Venice from the Isolario is one of the most sought after of all maps by Benedetto Bordone. It shows the entire...

    Vinegia
    12193

    Antique woodcut town view of Venezia, Venice. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    1 800,00 €

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  • 1635 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Rhenus Fluviorum Europae Celeberrimus, cum Mosa, Mosella, et Reliquis, in illum se Exonerantibus,...

    Willem & Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Monumental, old coloured map of the course of the Rhine by Willem and Joan Blaeu. The engraved map on two joint sheets shows the Rhine from its headwaters in Switzerland with the Lake Constance to...

    Rhenus Fluviorum Europae Celeberrimus, cum Mosa, Mosella, et Reliquis,...
    12578

    Old coloured map of the Rhine River. Printed in Amsterdam by Willem & Joan Blaeu in 1635.

    1 450,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Tafel in welcher alle gehörige Werck-zeuge zur Kriegs-Kunst, Vestungs-bau und Artillerie, zu...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Large, old coloured engraving with numerous illustrations of siege and war technology by Johann Baptist Homann. Including different military equipment such as cannons, mortars, battle axes, various...

    Tafel in welcher alle gehörige Werck-zeuge zur Kriegs-Kunst,...
    12591

    Copper engraving of a military scene. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    490,00 €
  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Constantinopel des Griechischen Keyserthumbs hauptstatt im land Thracia am Moere gelegen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1550

    Large, early woodcut view of Constantinople, today Istanbul, by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Decorated with many ships. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography,...

    Constantinopel des Griechischen Keyserthumbs hauptstatt im land Thracia...
    12606

    Antique woodcut town view of Istanbul, Constantinople. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

    450,00 €
  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Europa das ein Drittheil der Erden, nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1550

    16th Century Woodcut Map of Europe.One of the earliest printed maps of the European continent. Curiously oriented to the south. Shows the continent from Constantinople and Greece in the east...

    Europa das ein Drittheil der Erden, nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.
    12610

    Coloured woodcut map of the European continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

    1 200,00 €
  • 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
    12612

    Dance of the Death (Danse Macabre) by Wilhelm Pleydenwurff from Schedel's world chronicle, printed in Nuremberg in 1493.

    2 200,00 €
  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  [Asia Minor]

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1550

    Early woodcut map of Turkey. On lower right with Cyprus. On the full sheet. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder ,...

    [Asia Minor]
    12603

    Antique woodcut map of Asia Minor. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

    250,00 €
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