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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1570 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Natoliae, quae olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio - Aegypti Recentior Descriptio - Carthaginis...

    Antwerp, 1570

    Coloured copper engraved map of Turkey by A. Ortelius. On right side a map of Egypt and one of Tunis. Three map on one sheet printed from one plate. From the early 1570 Latin edition of 'Theatrum...

    Natoliae, quae olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio - Aegypti Recentior...
    10853

    Coloured map of Tunis, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1570.

    420,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Affrica mit seinen Besondern Laendern, Thieren, und wunderbarlichen dingen.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut map of Africa by Sebastian Münster. On the full text sheet. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , published...

    Affrica mit seinen Besondern Laendern, Thieren, und wunderbarlichen dingen.
    11404

    Coloured woodcut map of Africa. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    290,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    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
    11416

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

    190,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    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
    11417

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

    190,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    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
    11418

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

    190,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1581 - Heinrich Bünting

    Heinrich Bünting:  Africa Tertia pars Terrae

    Magdeburg, 1581

    Rare and early woodcut map of Africa by Heinrich Bunting. The map has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. Several rivers appear in West Africa and as tributaries to the Nile....

    Africa Tertia pars Terrae
    11197

    Coloured woodcut map of Africa. Printed in Magdeburg in the year 1581.

    1 200,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1705 - Nicolas de Fer

    Nicolas de Fer:  Partie Meridionale d'Afrique ou se Trouvent la Basse Guinee, la Cafrerie, le Monomotapa, le...

    Paris, circa 1705

    A charming map of South Africa with Madagascar. From Nicolas de Fer's Atlas Curieux . With many details in the interior of the country. Decorated with a nice title cartouche with a ship and a sea...

    Partie Meridionale d'Afrique ou se Trouvent la Basse Guinee, la...
    11702

    Antique map of South Africa. Printed in Paris circa 1705.

    200,00 €
  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the Mediterranean, as also in the...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    An unusual copper engraving by E. Bowen from 'A Complete System of Geography'. Featuring 7 small maps of islands of the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic and South Africa including "An Accurate Map of...

    Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the...
    11189

    Antique map of St Helena, Tenerife, Cape Verde, Malta, Mediterranean. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

    390,00 €
  • 1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    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...
    10568

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

    120,00 €
  • 1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    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
    10571

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

    60,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    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
    10574

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

    70,00 €
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