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


  • 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 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Apocalypse or Armageddon is one of the most sought-after woodcuts of the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg...

    [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi
    12148

    Armageddon, Apocalypse from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1705 - Maria Sibylla Merian

    Maria Sibylla Merian:  Ananas [Pineapple with Cockroaches - Ananas mit Schaben]

    1705-71

    The first and one of the most beautiful engravings of Maria Sibylla Merian's Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium . Merian combines the most enchanting and the most repulsive on one sheet. She...

    Ananas [Pineapple with Cockroaches - Ananas mit Schaben]
    12404

    Engraving of a pineapple plant with cockroaches. Printed between 1705-71.

    3 400,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    The earliest Europe-printed map of Japan as an islandEarly and very important map of Japan by Benedetto Bordone. On verso a map of the Southeast Asia islands Java or Borneo (Java Majjiore),...

    Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]
    12204

    Antique woodcut map of Japan. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1587 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, circa 1587

    Ortelius' Stunning Map of China with Old Colour.Old coloured map of China by Abraham Ortelius. The map is oriented to the west, north is on the right side. This is the first map of China ever...

    Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
    11521

    Old coloured map of China. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius circa 1587.

    3 400,00 €
  • 1696 - Vincenzo Maria Coronelli

    Vincenzo Maria Coronelli:  Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda

    Venice, 1696

    Coronelli's map of Southeast Asia with the northern part of Australia, centred around Borneo. Verso a smaller map (22x28cm) of the adjoining western region up to Ceylon with Malaysia at centre....

    Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda
    11472

    Antique map of Northern Australia, Borneo. Printed in Venice in the year 1696.

    1 650,00 €

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