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


  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1643 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F. Magellano et I. Le Maire...

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1643-50

    Blaeu's splendid map of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan.Old coloured sea chart of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait by Willem Blaeu. From the French...

    Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F....
    11765

    Old coloured sea chart of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1643.

    1 250,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    11326

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    5 900,00 €
  • 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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  • 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 €
  • 1595 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Fionia

    G. Mercator, Duisburg, 1595-1602

    Old coloured antique map of the eastern part of South Denmark by Gerard Mercator. With Funen (Fyn) and the offshore islands Langeland and Ærø. Below a title cartouche. From the early Latin edition...

    Fionia
    11860

    Old coloured map of Fyn. Printed in Duisburg by G. Mercator in 1595.

    260,00 €
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