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


  • 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 €
  • 1702 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  [Donau Strom von Sigmaringen bis Donauwörth]

    circa 1702

    Important manuscript map of the Danube River in Upper Swabia on vellum.Very large, impressive and detailed manuscript map of the Danube river between Sigmaringen and Donauwörth. Drawn on...

    [Donau Strom von Sigmaringen bis Donauwörth]
    12078

    Manuscript map on vellum of Upper Swabia. Drawn around 1702.

    8 500,00 €
  • 1520 - 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 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erderichs und Möre

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    16th Century Woodcut Map of the World.Early woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. This 'modern' map of the world is an oval projection with a vigorous surround of clouds and lusty...

    Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen...
    11687

    16th century woodcut map of the world. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1675 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer Schandt Brandt und...

    circa 1675

    Extremely rare, large engraved pamphlet on 4 sheets joined. Shows dramatic scenes during the French-Dutch War (1672-1679). The unusual dramatic scenes of violence for this time of printmaking are...

    Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer...
    11205

    Extremely rare, large pamphlet of the French-Dutch War. Printed on 4 sheets in the year 1675.

    2 800,00 €
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    Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    A Scarce Korean Manuscript Atlas.Album with 11 manuscript maps from a traditional Korean manuscript atlas, drawn in the early 19th century. With a China-centered world map (Chonha-Do), a map...

    Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    12082

    Korean Manuscript Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, early 19th Century

    12 000,00 €

New Additions


  • 1570 - Natal Bonifacio

    Natal Bonifacio:  Rhodi Insula nobilissima nel Mare

    Venice, circa 1570

    A very fine and rare map of Rhodes by Natale Bonifacio. To the upper left a decorative cartouche with key and the title Li Savii di Rhodi , to the upper right another cartouche. Below left the...

    Rhodi Insula nobilissima nel Mare
    12134

    Antique map of Rhodes. Printed in Venice circa 1570.

    3 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1744 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Synopsis Plagae Septentrionalis Sueciae Daniae et Norwegiae Regn.

    G. M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1744

    Old coloured antique map of Scandinavia by Matthaeus Seutter. With Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Top left a magnificent title cartouche.

    Synopsis Plagae Septentrionalis Sueciae Daniae et Norwegiae Regn.
    12086

    Old coloured map of Scandinavia. Printed in Augsburg by G. M. Seutter circa 1744.

    480,00 €
  • 1571 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Germania

    Gielis Coppens van Diest, Antwerp, 1571

    Antique map of the central part of Europe by Abraham Ortelius. With the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, in the east parts of Poland and Hungary in the south to Venice. Below the...

    Germania
    12091

    Coloured map of Germany. Printed in Antwerp by Gielis Coppens van Diest in 1571.

    590,00 €
  • 1598 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locuplettissima Descriptio

    Plantin Press, Antwerp, 1598

    Antique map of Spain and Portugal by A. Ortelius. Showing the Iberian Peninsula with Balearic Islands and parts of northern Africa. With one large cartouche, a mileage scale, sailing ships and sea...

    Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locuplettissima Descriptio
    12092

    Coloured map of Spain - Portugal. Printed in Antwerp by Plantin Press in 1598.

    650,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [Adam and Eve]

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Early woodcut of Adam and Eve eating from the Tree of Knowledge and driven out of the Garden of Eden by the Angel of the Lord. From Hartmann Schedel's famous Liber Chronicarum also known as the...

    [Adam and Eve]
    12128

    Woodcut of an old master drawing. Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

    950,00 €
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