East Africa

  • Benedetto Bordone:  [Maidegascar, Zanzibar, Scorsia, Inebila, Imangla, Scilam, Dondina]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Three rare woodcut maps by Benedetto Bordone on one sheet. The first shows Madagascar with Zanzibar and Mauritius. On verso a map of Scilam (Sri Lanka, Ceylon) and Dondina. Furthermore the mythical...

    [Maidegascar, Zanzibar, Scorsia, Inebila, Imangla, Scilam, Dondina]
    1528 - Benedetto Bordone
    12208

    Antique woodcut map of Sri Lanka, Madagascar. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    650,00 €
  • Tomaso Porcacchi:  S. Lorenzo - Descrittione dell'Isola di S. Lorenzo.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Madagascar. This finely-executed map shows the island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean with north to the left. With a compass rose, a...

    S. Lorenzo - Descrittione dell'Isola di S. Lorenzo.
    1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi
    12365

    Antique map of Madagascar, S. Lorenzo. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    250,00 €
  • Francois de Belleforest:  Quiloa

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Kilwa Kisiwani, formerly called Quiloa by the Portuguese, today belongs to Tanzania. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full...

    Quiloa
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11417

    Antique woodcut town view of Quiloa, Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    190,00 €
  • Francois de Belleforest:  Cefala

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Cefala or Sofala, Mozambique. Once an important trading port at the mouth of the Sofala River in Portuguese East Africa. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it...

    Cefala
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11418

    Antique woodcut town view of Sofala, Cefala, Mozambique. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    190,00 €
  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Old coloured map of the Northeast of Africa with the Arabian Peninsula after Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier edition of the detailed map by G. de l'Isle. With the eastern...

    Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12451

    Old coloured map of Egypt. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    400,00 €
  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et de la Perse / Tabula Nova Imperii Turcarum, Arabum et Persarum

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Old coloured map of the Turkish Empire, Arabia and Persia after Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier edition of the detailed map by G. de l'Isle. With the eastern Mediterranean, the...

    Carte de la Turquie de l'Arabie et de la Perse / Tabula Nova Imperii...
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12452

    Old coloured map of the Middle East. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    450,00 €
  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Grundriss der Insel und Stadt Quiloa

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Nice map of Kilwa Kisiwani in Tanzania by Nicolas Bellin. Two city plans on one sheet. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Grundriss der Insel und Stadt Quiloa
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10571

    Antique map of Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

    60,00 €
  • Francois de Belleforest:  Mombaza

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Mombasa, Kenya. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. The view comes from the French edition of the...

    Mombaza
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11416

    Antique woodcut town view of Mombasa, Kenya. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperium

    circa 1635

    Very attractive map of Central and East Africa. In cartoucheas the area is mentioned as Empire of Prester John, the legendary Christian King that was traditionally located in eastern Africa....

    Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri...
    1635 - Johannes Janssonius
    10003

    Coloured map of Ethiopia. Printed circa 1635.

  • Daniel Meissner:  Quiloa in Africa

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

    Cooper engraved view of Quiloa in Tanzania from D. Meisner "Sciographia Cosmica" printed 1638 in Nuremberg. With Latin and German aphorism.

    Quiloa in Africa
    1638 - Daniel Meissner
    10603

    Antique town view of Kilwa Kisiwani / Quiloa, Tanzania. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

  • Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of Nubia & Abissinia, Together with All the Kingdoms Tributary there to ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of East Africa with parts of Egypt and Arabia. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Decorated with a compass rose and a nice title cartouche with African landscape.

    A New and Accurate Map of Nubia & Abissinia, Together with All the...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11282

    Antique map of Somalia, Ethiopia, Red Sea, Abyssinia. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von der Bay von Mozambik

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of the Bay of Mozambique in Southeast Africa by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Karte von der Bay von Mozambik
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10567

    Sea chart of Mozambique, Southeast Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von den Eylanden Comore Johanna oder Anjouan Mohilla oder Moaly und Mayote

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of the Comoros with Moheli, Anjouan, Mayotte and the Main Island in the Indian Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J....

    Karte von den Eylanden Comore Johanna oder Anjouan Mohilla oder Moaly...
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10568

    Sea chart of Comoros. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Das Reich der Monomotapa und dessen benachbarte Staaten

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of Mozambique in Southeast Africa by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Das Reich der Monomotapa und dessen benachbarte Staaten
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10569

    Antique map of Mozambique, Southeast Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von dem Eylande Monbasa an der ostlichen Küste von Africa im 5 Grade Süderbreite gelegen.

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Nice map of Mombasa in Kenya, East Africa by Nicolas Bellin. Two city plans on one sheet. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Karte von dem Eylande Monbasa an der ostlichen Küste von Africa im 5...
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10572

    Antique map of Mombasa, Kenya. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von den Eylande Anjouan Eines von den Eylanden Comore

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of the Island Anjouan, part of the Comoros in the Indian Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Karte von den Eylande Anjouan Eines von den Eylanden Comore
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10574

    Sea chart of Anjouan, Comoros. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Eyland Madagascar sonst Insel St Laurentius

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of the Island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Eyland Madagascar sonst Insel St Laurentius
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10575

    Antique map of Madagascar. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Carte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar depuis la lingne Equinoctiale...

    Paris, 1775

    Large original coloured sea chart of the Indian Ocean by Mannevillette. Showing the North of Madagascar and the islands Seychelles, Mauritius, La Réunion, Diego Garcia, Salomon Islands, up to the...

    Carte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar depuis la...
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10115

    Old coloured sea chart of the Seychelles. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Carte de la Côte orientale d'Afrique, depuis l'Isle de Patte jusque à Mocambique avec les Isles...

    Paris, 1775

    Large original coloured sea chart of the Indian Ocean by Mannevillette. Showing the Northwest of Madagascar and the coastline of East Africa from Mozambique, Tanzania up to Kenya. Also the Comoros,...

    Carte de la Côte orientale d'Afrique, depuis l'Isle de Patte jusque à...
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10116

    Old coloured sea chart of Mozambique, Madagascar, East Africa, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Carte de la Côte orientale de Madagascar, depuis la Pointe de l'Est jusques et compris le Lac...

    Paris, 1775

    Large original coloured sea chart of Madagascar. Showing the northeast coastline of Madagascar and four inset maps of the harbours and anchorage of Tamatave, Foulpointe, Teintingue und Veninguebe....

    Carte de la Côte orientale de Madagascar, depuis la Pointe de l'Est...
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10117

    Old coloured sea chart of Madagascar, Indian Ocean, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Carte de la Côte orientale de Madagascar depuis Mananzari jusques et compris l'anse du Fort Dauphin

    Paris, 1775

    Large original coloured sea chart of Madagascar. Showing the southeast coastline of Madagascar and two inset maps of the harbours and anchorage of Tolanaro and the islands of Saite Luce titled Plan...

    Carte de la Côte orientale de Madagascar depuis Mananzari jusques et...
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10118

    Old coloured sea chart of South Madagascar, Indian Ocean, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Cote Orientale de Madagascar Depuis la Riviere d'Ivondrou jusqu'à Mananzari

    Paris, 1775

    Original coloured sea chart of Madagascar. Showing the east coastline of Madagascar and two inset maps of the harbour and anchorage of Manourou and the River Mananzari titled Plan Particulier de la...

    Cote Orientale de Madagascar Depuis la Riviere d'Ivondrou jusqu'à Mananzari
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10119

    Old coloured sea chart of East Madagascar, Indian Ocean, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Côte de L'Isle Madagascar depuis la Baye de Vohemare jusqu'à la Pointe de l'Est

    Paris, 1775

    Original coloured sea chart of Madagascar. Showing the east coastline of Madagascar and one inset maps of the Cap de l'Est titled Plan du Port et de la Baye du Cap de l'Est. From the second revised...

    Côte de L'Isle Madagascar depuis la Baye de Vohemare jusqu'à la Pointe...
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10120

    Old coloured sea chart of East Madagascar, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

  • Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Plan de la Côte de L'Est de Madagascar, depuis la Baye de Vohemare jusqu'au Cap d'Ambre

    Paris, 1775

    Original coloured sea chart of Madagascar. Showing the east coastline of Madagascar and one inset map titled Plan du Port de Louquez. From the second revised and enlarged edition of Le Neptune...

    Plan de la Côte de L'Est de Madagascar, depuis la Baye de Vohemare...
    1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette
    10121

    Old coloured sea chart of Louquez, East Madagascar, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

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