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


  • 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 €
  • 1750 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1750

    A Scarce Korean Woodblock Atlas.Album with 9 woodblock maps from a traditional Korean woodblock atlas, printed mid 18th century. With a map of China with Korea and 8 maps of the provinces of...

    Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    12080

    Korean Woodblock Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, Mid 18th Century

    8 500,00 €
  • 1613 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Asiae Nova Descriptio Auctore Jodoco Hondio

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1613-19

    Beautiful antique map of the Asian continent by Jodocus Hondius. Shows Asia from the Mediterranean to the Pacific. With the Arabian Peninsula, India, Thailand, China, Japan, Korea as an island,...

    Asiae Nova Descriptio Auctore Jodoco Hondio
    12560

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1613.

    1 500,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1629 - Henry Raigniauld

    Henry Raigniauld:  Isle et Siege de Malte

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

    Rare antique map of Malta engraved by H. Raigniauld. From Histoire des Chevaliers de l'Ordre de S. Iean de Hierusalem by J. Baudoin or from the edition by A. de Naberat. The maps shows the Great...

    Isle et Siege de Malte
    12552

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

    1 400,00 €
  • 1617 - Pieter van den Keere

    Pieter van den Keere:  Lutzenburgensis Ducatus Veriss. Descript. Iacobo Surhonio Monta. Auct.

    Petrus Kaerius, Amsterdam, 1617

    Rare antique map of Luxembourg by Petrus Kaerius. This is the edition with the signature of C. J. Visscher, dated 1625. In the east the Moselle from Metz to Trier, in the west the Meuse with Namur...

    Lutzenburgensis Ducatus Veriss. Descript. Iacobo Surhonio Monta. Auct.
    12558

    Coloured map of Luxembourg. Printed in Amsterdam by Petrus Kaerius in 1617.

    1 900,00 €

New Additions


  • 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 €
  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Figur und Gestalt des Theatri oder Spilhaus, so vor Zeiten zu Veron ist gewesen / Theatrum...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1550

    Large, early woodcut view of the Verona Arena by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. Title and a description of the city on verso. From the German edition of Sebastian Munster's...

    Figur und Gestalt des Theatri oder Spilhaus, so vor Zeiten zu Veron ist...
    12607

    Antique woodcut town view of Verona Arena. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

    140,00 €
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