Africa

  • 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.]
    1525 - Laurent Fries
    11887

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

    1 500,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  [Nile River delta] / Bacchus

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1550

    Early 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] / Bacchus
    1550 - Sebastian Münster
    12597

    Antique woodcut map of the Nile River. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

    180,00 €
  • 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...
    1570 - Abraham Ortelius
    10853

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

    420,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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.
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11404

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

    290,00 €
  • 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
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11530

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

    120,00 €
  • 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
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11531

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

    30,00 €
  • 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]
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11681

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

    230,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11420

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

    220,00 €
  • 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
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11421

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

    190,00 €
  • 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
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11422

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

    190,00 €
  • Abraham Ortelius:  Africae Tabula Nova

    Gillis van den Rade, Antwerp, 1575

    Antique map of Africa by Abraham Ortelius. From the 1575 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. Second state of the plate, still the date 1570 is present in the cartouche...

    Africae Tabula Nova
    1575 - Abraham Ortelius
    12410

    Coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Antwerp by Gillis van den Rade in 1575.

    1 400,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  Affricae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen so jetziger Zeit darumb

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588 (1598)

    Beautiful original antique map of Africa by Sebastian Münster. Based on the Ortelius map of 1570, the coast of Brazil was added. With two sailing ships and a sea monster. On verso the title with a...

    Affricae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    12429

    Original antique map of Africa. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.

    570,00 €
  • Jodocus Hondius:  Nova Africae Tabula Auctore Jodoco Hondio

    Amsterdam, 1606

    Old coloured map of Africa by Jodocus Hondus. The second map of Africa by Hondius, first published in the Mercator-Hondius Atlas of 1606. The geographical information is based on the Mercator map...

    Nova Africae Tabula Auctore Jodoco Hondio
    1606 - Jodocus Hondius
    12406

    Old coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1606.

    950,00 €
  • 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
    1638 - Daniel Meissner
    10604

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

    80,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten, gelegen tusschen C.S....

    Johannis Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative sea chart of the Atlantic coast of North Africa. Shows the coastline from southern Portugal to Gibraltar and North Africa from Morocco to Gambia. With the Canary Islands...

    Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten,...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11864

    Coloured sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannis Janssonius in 1650.

    750,00 €
  • 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...
    1677 - John Seller
    11907

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

    Out of stock
    950,00 €
  • Frederick de Wit:  Totius Africae Accuratissima Tabula Authore Frederico de Wit

    Amsterdam, circa 1680

    Beautiful antique map of Africa by Frederick de Wit. This map became extremely popular for more than 30 years and was reissued with minor changes by Danckerts, Visscher and others. With a very...

    Totius Africae Accuratissima Tabula Authore Frederico de Wit
    1680 - Frederick de Wit
    12417

    Coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1680.

    980,00 €
  • 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
    1700 - Phillip Clüver
    10783

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

    80,00 €
  • 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...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11189

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

    390,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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
    1749 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10573

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

    90,00 €
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