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


  • 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:  [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt Parallel]

    Lienhart Holle, Ulm, July 1482

    One of the earliest obtainable printed maps of North Africa. From the first Ulm edition of 1482.Untitled woodcut map, showing present-day Libya, Tunisia, Sardinia and Sicily based upon...

    [Secunda Affrice tabula continet Affricam & insulae que circa ipsam sunt...
    11524

    First Edition of an Important 15th Century Map of North Africa with Sardinia and Sicily. Printed in July 1482 in Ulm by Lienhard Holle.

    4 500,00 €
  • 1665 - Jan Dirksz Zoutman

    Jan Dirksz Zoutman:  Afbeelding van de Zyp, Haer waere gelegentheit van Dyckage, Weegen, Watringen en Schey-slooten,...

    Amsterdam, 1665

    Magnificent Wall Map of the Zijpe- en Hazepolder in Noord-Holland.Beautiful coloured wall map of Zijpe in the Dutch province of Noord-Holland by Jan Dirksz Zoutman. Consists of a total of 6...

    Afbeelding van de Zyp, Haer waere gelegentheit van Dyckage, Weegen,...
    11714

    Rare and very decorative wall map of Zijpe in Noord-Holland by J. C. Zoutman. Printed in 1665 in Amsterdam.

    1 950,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1743 - Bernard de Roy

    Bernard de Roy:  Nieuwe kaart van den lande van Utrecht ... doen meten, en in kaart brengen, door Bernard du Roy ...

    J. Covens & C. Mortier, Amsterdam, 1743

    Magnificent Wall Map of the Province of Utrecht.Old coloured map of the province of Utrecht by Bernard de Roy. Consists of a total of 15 segments, of which 10 are double-sheet engraved maps...

    Nieuwe kaart van den lande van Utrecht ... doen meten, en in kaart...
    11713

    Rare, well preserved wall map of the province Utrecht by B. de Roy. Printed in 1743 by Covens and Mortier.

    5 900,00 €

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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 €
  • 1607 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Iutia Septentrionalis

    J. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1607-08

    Antique Map of Jutland (Jylland) in Denmark by Gerard Mercator. Shows Midtjylland (Central Jutland) between the North Sea and Kattegat with Thisted, Aalborg, Randers, Aarhus, Horsens, Grenaa and...

    Iutia Septentrionalis
    11861

    Coloured map of Jutland (Jylland). Printed in Amsterdam by J. Hondius in 1607.

    350,00 €
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