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


  • 1513 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Secunda Asiae tabula

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    Rare woodcut map of Central Russia from M. Waldseemuller of 1513/1520. With the Crimea peninsula.Shows the area between the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea with the Crimea peninsula and Caspian...

    Secunda Asiae tabula
    11470

    Antique woodcut map of the Caucasus, Caspian Sea, Crimea. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1633 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633 [1634]

    Very decorative old coloured antique nautical chart of the Islands of Bermuda by Hendrick Hondius. Shows the Bermuda Islands with Grand Bermuda, Somerset Island and Saint George's Island. Decorated...

    Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta
    12424

    Old coloured sea chart of Bermuda. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1634.

    1 700,00 €
  • 1672 - Gerard Valk

    Gerard Valk:  Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus

    Amsterdam, 1672 [1695]

    The Most Interesting World Map of its Period.The mysterious final Blaeu world map in polar projection. Engraved by Joan Blaeu in 1672, but never published by himself because of the great...

    Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus
    12554

    Old coloured map of the world by Joan Blaeu. Printed 1695 in Amsterdam by G. Valk.

    4 900,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [British Isles and England & Wales]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Early woodcut map of the British Isles by Benedetto Bordone. On verso the map of England and Wales.From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de tutte l'isole del mondo... , more commonly known as...

    [British Isles and England & Wales]
    12200

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

    900,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Cipro

    Venice, 1528-1565

    The 2nd printed map of Cyprus.Rare woodcut map of Cyprus by Benedetto Bordone on a double sheet. Printed from two woodblocks. Shows Cyprus with the south coast of Turkey, in the east Antioch...

    Cipro
    12197

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

    2 800,00 €
  • 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 €

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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