North Africa

  • 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 €
  • 1730 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Mare Mediterraneum, juxta Regna et Provincias, quas Alluit Distinctum et Cognominatum

    Augsburg, circa 1730

    Beautiful, old-colored engraved map of the western Mediterranean by Matthaeus Seutter. Shows the neighboring countries of Spain, Italy, the Balkans, Greece, as well as the north coast of Africa...

    Mare Mediterraneum, juxta Regna et Provincias, quas Alluit Distinctum et...
    11705

    Old coloured map of the Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

    650,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Memphis

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Incunabulum leaf in folio showing a cityview of Cairo / Egypt and Abraham by H. Schedel from the famous "Nuremberg Chronicle" in German edition printed 1493. Verso a biblical scene showing an angel...

    Memphis
    10784

    Antique woodcut town view of Cairo. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

    300,00 €
  • 1575 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Warhaffte abcontrafehtung der machtigen und vesten Statt Alkair

    Petri, Basle, circa 1575

    Woodcut view of Cairo in Egypt by Sebastian Münster. From a German edition of the "Cosmographey". Showing the city from birdeye perspective with the Pyramids, the Great Sphinx of Giza, crocodiles...

    Warhaffte abcontrafehtung der machtigen und vesten Statt Alkair
    10393

    Coloured woodcut town view of Cairo, Egypt. Printed in Basle by Petri circa 1575.

    290,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Warhaffte abcontrafehtung der Mechtigen und Vesten Statt Alkair

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Cairo in Egypt by Sebastian Münster. Showing the city from a birdeye perspective with the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx of Giza, crocodiles and ships in the Nile River....

    Warhaffte abcontrafehtung der Mechtigen und Vesten Statt Alkair
    11683

    Antique woodcut town view of Cairo. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    250,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  [Nile River delta]

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Beautiful woodcut map of the Nile River delta by Sebastian Münster. Shows the Mediterranean coast with parts of the Gulf of Suez. With Alexandria in the West, Cairo with the Pyramids of Giza in the...

    [Nile River delta]
    11681

    Coloured woodcut map of the Nile River. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    230,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Septa

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Ceuta, north-western Africa, belonging to Spain. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. Based on the Ceuta view...

    Septa
    11420

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

    220,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Arzilla

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Asilah, Morocco. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. Based on the Asilah view of Braun and Hogenberg. The...

    Arzilla
    11421

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

    190,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Sala

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Salé, Morocco. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. Based on the Salé view of Braun and Hogenberg. The view...

    Sala
    11422

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

    190,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Algier

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Algier, Algeria, North Africa. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , on the full page. The sheet was...

    Algier
    11530

    Antique woodcut town view of Algier, Algeria. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    120,00 €
  • 1638 - Daniel Meissner

    Daniel Meissner:  Aphrodisium

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

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

    Aphrodisium
    10604

    Antique town view of Bone, Tunisia. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

    80,00 €
  • 1700 - Phillip Clüver

    Phillip Clüver:  Mauritana et Africa Propria nunc Barbaria

    circa 1700

    Nice engraved map of the north-western part of Africa with the Canary Islands by Phillip Clüver. With one cartouch.

    Mauritana et Africa Propria nunc Barbaria
    10783

    Antique map of North-Western Africa. Printed circa 1700.

    80,00 €
  • 1795 - Frederick Louis Norden

    Frederick Louis Norden:  Vue de la Pyramide de Meduun et de ses Environs

    Didot, Paris, 1795

    Large decorative copper engraved view of the River Nile with the Pyramid of Snefru in Meidum. After Marcus Tuscher (1705-1751).

    Vue de la Pyramide de Meduun et de ses Environs
    10924

    Antique town view of the Pyramid of Snefru, Meidum, Egypt. Printed in Paris by Didot in 1795.

    60,00 €
  • 1795 - Frederick Louis Norden

    Frederick Louis Norden:  Vue et Perspective de Nezlet Abonour / du Village de Bebe

    Didot, Paris, 1795

    Large decorative copper engraved view of the River Nile with Abo El-Nour and Bebe in today Cairo and two sailing ships.

    Vue et Perspective de Nezlet Abonour / du Village de Bebe
    10926

    Antique town view of Abo El-Nour, Cairo, Egypt. Printed in Paris by Didot in 1795.

    60,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Von den Stetten Mauritanie

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of ancient Cirta, today Constantine in Algeria, North Africa. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , on the...

    Von den Stetten Mauritanie
    11531

    Antique woodcut town view of Cirta, Constantine, Algeria. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    30,00 €
  • 1795 - Frederick Louis Norden

    Frederick Louis Norden:  Carte particuliere des Ruines d'une partie de Thebes.

    Didot l'ainé, Paris, 1795

    Copper engraved map of the ruines of Thebes in Egypt at the River Nile. Engraved after Marcus Tuscher (1705-1751).

    Carte particuliere des Ruines d'une partie de Thebes.
    10256

    Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Pyramides, Thebes, Egypt. Printed in Paris by Didot l'ainé in 1795.

    25,00 €
  • 1795 - Frederick Louis Norden

    Frederick Louis Norden:  Plan des Statues Colossales et des Ruines du Palais de Memnon dans l'ancienne Thebes

    Didot l'ainé, Paris, 1795

    Copper engraved plan of the Statues of Amenhotep III and the Colossi of Memnon close to Carnac and Luxxor in Egypt.

    Plan des Statues Colossales et des Ruines du Palais de Memnon dans...
    10261

    Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Egypt, Colossi of Memnon, Statues of Amenhotep III. Printed in Paris by Didot l'ainé in 1795.

    20,00 €
  • 1520 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Tertia Africae Tabula

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    Early woodcut map of North Africa from M. Waldseemuller of 1513 (1520). Showing the region from Bengazi in Libya up to Egypt with the Red Sea.This ptolemaic map comes from the first so called...

    Tertia Africae Tabula
    11144

    Antique woodcut map of the Red Sea, Egypt, Libya, North Africa. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

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  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Aphricae tabula secunda continet

    Trechsel, Vienne, 1541

    Untitled trapezoidal Ptolemaic woodcut map of North Africa. From the 1541 Vienne (Dauphiné) edition of Ptolemy's Geographia published by Gaspar Trechsel and sold by Hughes de la Porte in Lyon. The...

    Aphricae tabula secunda continet
    10111

    Coloured woodcut map of Sardinia, Malta, North Africa. Printed in Vienne by Trechsel in 1541.

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  • 1580 - Braun & Hogenberg

    Braun & Hogenberg:  Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypti Maxima Urbs

    Cologne, circa 1580

    Attractive birdeye view of Cairo in Egypt with the Nile river, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza. Beautiful original colour. German text on verso. From a German edition of "Civitates orbis...

    Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypti Maxima Urbs
    10146

    Old coloured town view of Giza, Cairo, Egypt. Printed in Cologne circa 1580.

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  • 1728 - Johann Christoph Homann

    Johann Christoph Homann:  Statuum Maroccanorum

    Homann, Nuremberg, 1728

    Hand coloured copper engraving by J. Chr. Homann, showing noth west Africa with the Canary Islands and two large cityviews.

    Statuum Maroccanorum
    10008

    Old coloured map of Morocco. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann in 1728.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of the Western Part of Barbary... & A New and Accurate Map of the Eastern...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of North-Africa separated into a western and eastern part printed from one plate. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Showing Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, parts of Spain and...

    A New and Accurate Map of the Western Part of Barbary... & A New and...
    11283

    Antique map of Northern Africa. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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  • 1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Fezzae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberrima

    W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Old coloured engraved map of Morocco by W. Blaeu. With the Strait of Gibraltar, several sailing ships and a large figural cartouche. The map is based on Ortelius map of 1570. From 'Atlas Major'...

    Fezzae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberrima
    10864

    Old coloured map of Morocco. Printed in Amsterdam by W. Blaeu circa 1640.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    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...
    11282

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

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