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


  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    The famous Buffalo Map of the Southeast by J.B. Homann. Showing the most part of today United States from the Great Lakes to Florida, the Mississippi River Valley with Louisiana and Texas, as...

    Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P....
    11485

    The Buffalo Map of the Mississippi River Valley.

    2 500,00 €
  • 1660 - Andreas Cellarius

    Andreas Cellarius:  Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae

    Valk & Schenk, Amsterdam, (1660) 1708

    Spectacular Star Map of the Southern Sky by Andreas Cellarius.This celestial hemisphere shows the classical constellations of the southern skies over a globe showing South America, Southern...

    Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae
    11488

    Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Amsterdam by Valk & Schenk in 1660.

    3 300,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    The earliest Europe-printed map of Japan as an islandEarly and very important map of Japan by Benedetto Bordone. On verso a map of the Southeast Asia islands Java or Borneo (Java Majjiore),...

    Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]
    12204

    Antique woodcut map of Japan. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1603 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1603

    Rare and very decorative map of England and Wales after the map of England by Christopher Saxton from 1579. Commissioned by Jacob Vrients and engraved by Pieter van den Keere, probably the finest...

    Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum
    12136

    Coloured map of England, Wales. Printed in Antwerp by J. B. Vrients in 1603.

    1 950,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €

New Additions


  • 1722 - Covens and Mortier

    Covens and Mortier:  Carte Du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles du Cours et des...

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, 1722

    Beautiful old coloured antique map of the southeastern part of the United States with Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Covens & Mortier's edition of De l'Isle's important map with an accurately depict...

    Carte Du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles...
    12432

    Old coloured map of Florida, Mexico, Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier in 1722.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1588 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Siebenbürg, so man sunst auch Transsylvaniam nennt

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588

    Original antique map of Transylvania, Romania by Sebastian Münster. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , published 1588...

    Die Siebenbürg, so man sunst auch Transsylvaniam nennt
    12427

    Woodcut map of Transylvania. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1588.

    340,00 €
  • 1588 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Asia wie es jetziger zeit nach den fürnemesten Herrschafften abgetheilet und beschriben ist.

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588

    First edition of the second map of Asia by Sebastian Münster. Shows Asia as a continent from Turkey to Southeast Asia and Japan. With a sea monster and a title cartouche. On verso the title with...

    Asia wie es jetziger zeit nach den fürnemesten Herrschafften abgetheilet...
    12428

    Original antique map of Asia. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1588.

    690,00 €
  • 1588 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Affricae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen so jetziger Zeit darumb

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588 (1598)

    Beautiful original antique map of Africa by Sebastian Münster. Based on the Ortelius map of 1570, the coast of Brazil was added. With two sailing ships and a sea monster. On verso the title with a...

    Affricae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen...
    12429

    Original antique map of Africa. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.

    570,00 €
  • 1588 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder Hispania gegen Orient,...

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588 (1598)

    Beautiful original antique map of America by Sebastian Münster. The west coast of North America features Vázquez de Coronado's Quivira , one of the mythical Seven Cities of Gold , as well as the...

    Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder...
    12430

    Woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.

    1 580,00 €
  • 1613 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio

    Jodocus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1613

    The First Separate Printed Map of the North Pole and the Arctic Regions.The first printed map devoted exclusively to the Arctic. First published after Gerard Mercator's death (1594) by his...

    Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio
    12431

    Antique map of the North Pole and the Arctic. Printed in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius in 1613.

    2 900,00 €
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