West Africa

  • 1525 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  [Tab. Mo. Primae Partis Aphricae et Tabula Secunde partis Aphricae.]

    Johannes Grüninger, Strasbourg, 1525

    Early woodcut map of North Africa by Laurent Fries after Martin Waldseemüller. Shows the the northern and western part of the continent. This woodcut map comes from the 1525 Strasbourg edition of...

    [Tab. Mo. Primae Partis Aphricae et Tabula Secunde partis Aphricae.]
    11887

    Antique woodcut map of North Africa. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Grüninger in 1525.

    1 500,00 €
  • 1677 - John Seller

    John Seller:  A Chart of Guinea. Describing the Sea Coast from Cape de Verde to Cape de Bona Espransa

    John Seller, London, 1677-79

    Very rare sea chart of West Africa by John Seller. This beautiful sea chart shows the coast of Africa from Senegal, Cape Verde, along the West African coast to the Gulf of Guinea, across the coasts...

    A Chart of Guinea. Describing the Sea Coast from Cape de Verde to Cape...
    11907

    Sea chart of Guinea. Printed in London by John Seller in 1677.

    950,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Insulae de Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides sive Gorgades: Belgice De Zoute Eylanden.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and decorative, old coloured sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands by J. Janssonius. Showing Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) with the islands Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal, Boa...

    Insulae de Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides sive Gorgades: Belgice De Zoute...
    11916

    Old coloured sea chart of Cabo Verde, Cape Verde Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    480,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [Madeira and Canary Islands]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Rare map of Madeira by Benedetto Bordone. On verso a map of the Canary Islands with the coast of Africa. Two woodcut maps on one sheet.From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de tutte l'isole del...

    [Madeira and Canary Islands]
    12241

    Antique woodcut map of Madeira, Canary Islands. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    420,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Africae Pars Superior Occidentalis

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Antique map of Northwest Africa with the Canary Islands by Christoph Weigel. Showing the northwest coast of Africa, in the south to Cap-Vert (Capo Verde) near Dakar. With the Senegal, Morocco,...

    Africae Pars Superior Occidentalis
    11961

    Old coloured map of Northwest Africa with Canary Islands. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    300,00 €
  • 1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von der Rheede von Benguela und dem Flusse Cantonbelle

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Detailed map of the Province Benguela in Angola by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Karte von der Rheede von Benguela und dem Flusse Cantonbelle
    10573

    Antique map of Benguela, Angola. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

    90,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1666 - Pieter Goos

    Pieter Goos:  Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca

    Amsterdam, 1666

    Beautiful sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa by P. Goos from the famous sea atlas "De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Weereld". Showing the coatlines of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast via...

    Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot...
    10411

    Sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa by Pieter Goos. Published in Amsterdam in 1666.

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  • 1642 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Guinea

    Willem & Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1642-43

    Very decorative antique sea chart of West Africa by Willem Blaeu. Showing the Gulf of Guinea with the coasts of Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea to Gabon. With elephants,...

    Guinea
    12045

    Coloured sea chart of West Africa. Printed in Amsterdam by Willem & Joan Blaeu in 1642.

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  • 1775 - Jean Baptiste Mannevillette

    Jean Baptiste Mannevillette:  Carte de la Côte d'Afrique depuis le Cap Blanc jusqu'à la Rivière de Gambie

    Paris, 1775

    Large original coloured sea chart of West Africa by Mannevillette. Showing the coast between Gambia (Banjul), Senegal (Dakar) up to Mauritania. From the second revised and enlarged edition of Le...

    Carte de la Côte d'Afrique depuis le Cap Blanc jusqu'à la Rivière de Gambie
    10114

    Old coloured sea chart of Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Africa, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

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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 & Accurate Map of Negroland and the Adjacent Countries, also Upper Guinea ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of West Africa from the Canary Islands to Congo. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Decorated with a compass rose and a nice figural title cartouche.

    A New & Accurate Map of Negroland and the Adjacent Countries, also Upper...
    11284

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

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  • 1646 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Eroberung der Statt Loando de Sanct Paolo in Angola in Affrica Gelegen.

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1646

    Attractive maritime engraving of the sea battle in the harbour of Luanda in Angola from Matthäus Merian with many well engraved ships. From J. Gottfried's "Neuwe Archontologia Cosmica".

    Eroberung der Statt Loando de Sanct Paolo in Angola in Affrica Gelegen.
    10596

    Antique town view of Sao Paulo de Luanda, Angola. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1646.

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  • 1660 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Guinea

    circa 1660

    Very attractive map of Guinea and Benin. Various animals and ships are shown. Dutch text on verso.

    Guinea
    10009

    Old coloured map of Benin, Guinea. Printed circa 1660.

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  • 1700 - Guillaume de l'Isle

    Guillaume de l'Isle:  Carte De La Barbarie Le La Nigritie Et De La Guinee

    circa 1700

    Detailed hand coloured copper engraving showing North West Africa from Mediterranean Sea to Gulf of Guinea including Canary Island.

    Carte De La Barbarie Le La Nigritie Et De La Guinee
    10006

    Coloured map of Northwest Africa. Printed circa 1700.

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  • 1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von der Bay St. Helena

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of the Bay of Saint Helena in Southern Atlantic 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 St. Helena
    10565

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

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  • 1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von der Küste von Angola von dem Flusse Bengo bis an den Fluß Quanza.

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749

    Engraved map of the coastal line of Angola in Southwest 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 Küste von Angola von dem Flusse Bengo bis an den Fluß Quanza.
    10570

    Antique map of Angola, Southwest Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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