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


  • 1718 - B. Schotanus van Sterringa

    Bernhard Schotanus van Sterringa:  Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in haare... door Dr. Bern....

    Francois Halma, Leeuwarden, 1718

    Second and enlarged edition of the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland, including 30 detail maps of the entire provinces of Friesland, an overview map of Friesland and 8 historical maps...

    Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland, zoo in 't algemeen, als in...
    11466

    A splendid copy of the famous Friesland Atlas. All maps and views finely coloured by a contemporary hand.

    11 500,00 €
  • 1760 - Barthélemy de La Rocque

    Barthélemy de La Rocque:  Rotterdam

    1760

    Stunning 18th Century Manuscript Plan of Rotterdam.Manuscript map of Rotterdam, Delfshaven and surroundings by Barthélemy de La Rocque, a well-known Swiss draftsman and engraver. Shows the...

    Rotterdam
    11737

    Manuscript plan of the Rotterdam by Barthélemy de La Rocque. Created 1760.

    1 950,00 €
  • 1588 - Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

    Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  Beschrijuinge vande wterste omlopende custe van Judtlandt aen weder zijden op de Belt en Noortzee...

    Cornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588

    Rare and very beautiful sea chart of the coasts of Denmark by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline of Jutland with Aalborg, Hals, Saeby, Hirtshals to Skagen and the island of Laesoe...

    Beschrijuinge vande wterste omlopende custe van Judtlandt aen weder...
    11768

    Coloured sea chart of Jutland. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

    1 350,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1482 - Lienhart Holle

    Lienhart Holle:  [Sexta Asie Tabula, Arabia Felix]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable and most desirable printed maps of Arabia. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Probably the most beautiful map of the Arabian peninsula and the most...

    [Sexta Asie Tabula, Arabia Felix]
    11477

    First Edition of an important 15th Century Map of Arabia. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle. After the Manuscript of Donnus Nicolaus Germanus.

    Price on request
  • 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 €

New Additions


  • 1739 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris ... Karte von der Gegend und Gundris der...

    Homann Erben, Nuremberg, 1739

    Very detailed and scarce plan of Paris with surroundings by Homann's Heirs. Based on the map of Delagrive from the year 1738. Above the title in French and German, as well as a key listing 63...

    Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris ... Karte von der...
    11766

    Old coloured map of Paris, Ile-de-France. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1739.

    800,00 €
  • 1588 - Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

    Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste tot Calmer toe. Orae...

    Cornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588

    Rare sea chart of the coasts of Sweden by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline between Simrishamn and Kalmar with Åhus and the islands Oland, Hanö and Bornholm. With two decorative...

    De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste...
    11767

    Coloured sea chart of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

    1 350,00 €
  • 1588 - Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

    Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  Beschrijuinge vande wterste omlopende custe van Judtlandt aen weder zijden op de Belt en Noortzee...

    Cornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588

    Rare and very beautiful sea chart of the coasts of Denmark by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline of Jutland with Aalborg, Hals, Saeby, Hirtshals to Skagen and the island of Laesoe...

    Beschrijuinge vande wterste omlopende custe van Judtlandt aen weder...
    11768

    Coloured sea chart of Jutland. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

    1 350,00 €
  • 1662 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1662

    Impressive and coveted map of the coastline in the north-east of Brazil. The map was published for the first time by J. Blaeu in Rerum per octennium in Brasilia by Caspar Barlaeus in 1647 and...

    Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande
    11769

    Old coloured map of Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1662.

    1 680,00 €
  • 1729 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot

    Alexis Hubert Jaillot:  Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and] L'Amerique Meridionale Divisee...

    R. & J. Ottens, Amsterdam, 1694 (1729)

    A matching set of two old colored maps of North and South America by Alexis Hubert Jaillot. California is still shown as an island and the Great Lakes are shown with open ends in the West. Separate...

    Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and]...
    11770

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens in 1729.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1690 - Justus Danckerts

    Justus Danckerts:  Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae Tabula ...

    Justus Danckerts, Amsterdam, circa 1690

    Danckerts' famous map of New England, Virginia, and Pennsylvania with an early view of New York City in stunning old color.This scarce map by Justus Danckerts is of such importance because...

    Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae...
    11771

    Important map of the Northeast with a view of New York. Printed in Amsterdam c. 1690 by Justus Danckerts.

    7 000,00 €
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