Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw [and]...
Amsterdam, circa 1640
A matching set of the World and the Continents by Willem J. Blaeu These five maps represent the apogee of seventeenth century Dutch cartography. With their decorative panels of costumed figures,...11061
Old coloured world map and continent maps with borders by Willem J. Blaeu. Published around 1640 in Amsterdam.
L'Africa divisa nelle sue Parti secondo le piu moderne, relationis colle scoperte dell origine e...
Famous two sheet Coronelli map of Africa in beautiful old colour. Second edition from 1701 which is unchanged since first edition in 1691. Many little elephants, lions and other animals filling up...10109
Coloured map of Africa. Printed in Venice in the year 1701.
Africa Lybia Morenlandt mit Allen Künigreichen so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden.
Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)
The earliest obtainable printed map to show all of Africa. First published in 1540 by Sebastian Munster, this map is also famous because of its rich mythical content. The Monoculi or cyclops...11325
Coloured woodcut map of Africa. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
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...11144
Antique woodcut map of the Red Sea, Egypt, Libya, North Africa. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.
Africae tabula nova
Beautiful original coloured map of the African continent. From the 1598 French edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. Fifth state of the copperplate, still the date 1570 is present...10112
Old coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1598.
Nieuwe Wassende Graadige Pas-kaart van de Kust van Guinea en Brasilia strekkende van Cap-Verde...
J. v. Keulen, Amsterdam, circa 1720
Very large scale seachart of the Atlanic Ocean from J. van Keulen. Showing the west coast of Africa down to South Africa and Brasil in the West. Exceptional for a nautical chart, a lot of inland...10419
Sea chart of South America, Africa, Sea Chart. Printed in Amsterdam by J. v. Keulen circa 1720.
Africa Tertia pars Terrae
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....11197
Coloured woodcut map of Africa. Printed in Magdeburg in the year 1581.
Africae Tabula Nova
Beautiful hand coloured map of the African continent. From the 1603 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. Fifth state of the copperplate, still the date 1570 is present in...10656
Coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1603.
Africae nova tabula
Attractive coloured map of Africa. Various animals appear in Africa, seamonsters and fishes in the ocean. It was publish first 1619 by Jodocus Hondius with four decorative borders (state 1). After...10075
Coloured map of Africa. Printed circa 1633.
Cairus, Quae Olim Babylon Aegypt Maxima Urbs / Le Grand Caire
Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575
A large and rare woodcut view of Cairo with the Nile river, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza. Based on a engraving from Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum .This woodcut was...11678
Antique woodcut town view of Cairo. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.
Accuratissima totius Africae Tabula in Lucem producta
J. v. Sandrart, Nuremberg, 1700
Rare map of Africa engraved by J.B. Homann prior he became his own publisher. The map is printed and published by Jacob von Sandrart and is a close copy of de Wit's map of 1680. Seems to be the...10113
Old coloured map of Africa. Printed in Nuremberg by J. v. Sandrart in 1700.
A New Map of Africk Shewing its Present General Divisions Cheif Cities or Towns, Rivers,...
E. Wells, London, circa 1738
Decorative coloured map of the African continent. From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher and mathematician, born in 1667....10823
Coloured map of Africa. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.
Carte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar depuis la lingne Equinoctiale...
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...10115
Old coloured sea chart of the Seychelles. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.
Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca
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...10411
Sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa by Pieter Goos. Published in Amsterdam in 1666.
Aethiopia Inferior, vel Exterior.
Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1644-55
Engraved antique map of South Africa by Joan Blaeu. The beautiful cartouche shows tribal warriors with spears and bows, including turtles and monkeys. With sailing ships and various wild animals of...11776
Coloured map of South Africa. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1644.
Abyssinorum sive Magni Regis Davidis, quem vulgo Presbyterum Joannem Vocant, Imperium
J. Bussemacher, Cologne, 1600
Decorative coloured 16th century map of the central part of Africa with a dedicated cartouche to the legendary Prester John. The myth of Prester John was popular in Europe from 12th to 17th...10591
Coloured map of the central part of Africa. Published by J. Bussemacher in Cologne during the year 1600.
Abissinorum sive Pretiosi Ioannis Imperiu
Hand coloured copper engraved map of Central Africa by G. Mercator. With two beautiful coloured cartouche and one inset map of the Congo. Showing the Kingdom of Prester John in central Africa, how...10863
Coloured map of Priest Joan, Congo, Central Africa. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1638.
Carte de la Côte orientale d'Afrique, depuis l'Isle de Patte jusque à Mocambique avec les Isles...
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,...10116
Old coloured sea chart of Mozambique, Madagascar, East Africa, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.
A New and Accurate Map of Africa.
E. Bowen, London, 1747
Bowen's map of Africa showing the complete continent. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Decorated with a compass rose and a nice title cartouche with african animals.11285
Antique map of Africa. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.
A New & Accurate Map of the Southern Parts of Africa ...
E. Bowen, London, 1747
Bowen's map of South Africa with Madagascar. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . Decorated with a compass rose and a nice title cartouche with lions and African landscape. With very much...11298
Antique map of South Africa. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.
Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperium
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....10003
Coloured map of Ethiopia. Printed circa 1635.
Carte de la Côte d'Afrique depuis le Cap Blanc jusqu'à la Rivière de Gambie
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...10114
Old coloured sea chart of Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Africa, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.
Giunti, Venice, circa 1640
Very rare copper engraved Africa Map of G. Botero. This example has a thin engraved line around the continent, which is not described in references. It seems the map comes from 1640 edition of...10316
Antique map of Africa. Printed in Venice by Giunti circa 1640.
Natoliae, quae olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio - Aegypti Recentior Descriptio - Carthaginis...
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 1595 Latin edition of 'Theatrum Orbis...10854
Coloured map of Tunis, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1595.