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West coast / Ivory Coast
DE BRY, Th.,  Edicti Regii, de quo cap. 3 fecundi libri agitur, executio. (How the king of the Congo had all the devilish idols burnt ), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Edicti Regii, de quo cap. 3 fecundi libri agitur, executio. (How the king of the Congo had all the devilish idols burnt )
Frankfurt, 1598-1599, Uncoloured.. 137x173mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of the sheet : 304x205mm.
How the king of the Congo had all the devilish idols burnt. After the king of the Congo adopted the Christian religion, he told all his noblemen and servants to hand over their pagan idols to be gathered together. Anyone found disobeying these orders was to be burnt. Within a month, a great collecti... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Bid received
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,   XXII. Regiae in Guinea Sepulturae Repraesentatio., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XXII. Regiae in Guinea Sepulturae Repraesentatio.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x179mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of the sheet : 304x205mm.
Headhunters scene in Guinea, according to Theodore de Bry, who was a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, J.,  Congi regnu., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. - Congi regnu.
Amsterdam, 1620, Uncoloured.. 140x172mm. No text on verso.
Early map of Congo published in the Mercator / Hondius Atlas Minor.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, W.,  Guinea., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Guinea.
Amsterdam, 1640, In original colours.. 386x526mm. Paper very slightly age toned. A good and dark impression.
An attractive map covered with intersecting rhumb lines and decorated with monkeys, lions, elephants and native figures. With a dedication to Dr. Nicolas Tulp.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S.,  Congi regnu., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S. - Congi regnu.
London, 1645, Uncoloured.. 140x172mm. A little weak impression. Printed text on verso visible on recto.
Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Early map of Congo published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English on both sides. Size of paper: 32x21cm.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Sanson, N., T Koninkrijk van Congo., antique map, old maps Sanson, N. - T Koninkrijk van Congo.
Amsterdam, 1705, attractive later colouring. 200x265mm. very good
Nicolas Sanson (1600-67), ' father of the French cartography' and founder of the Sanson firm. Atlas ' Cartes générales de toutes les parties du Monde', 1658-70 and a pocket atlas in 4 parts ( 1656-1705).A map of Gabon, the Congo and Angola from Cape Lopez... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  Carte de la Barbarie de la Nigritie et de la Guinée.., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte de la Barbarie de la Nigritie et de la Guinée..
Amsterdam c. 1745, Original o/l colour.. 487x607mm. Original outline and body hand colouring on heavy paper. Good impression. In very good condition.
Richly engraved map of North and West Africa, based upon the earlier maps of De L'Isle. Richly annotated throughout and with excellent regional detail. It includes the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Islands and the Azores.
The map is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled, Atlas N...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHLEY, J., Partie de la Coste de Guinee Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusqu’au Cap des Basses;, antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. - Partie de la Coste de Guinee Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusqu’au Cap des Basses;
Paris, 1747, Coloured.. 160x220mm. In good condition with folds as issued.
A fine little map engraved by Schley featuring the coast of Guinee in Western Africa. The insert is of the Sestos River.
With a pleasing floral, title cartouche. The map was published in Paris in 1747 by Didot. ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T.,  Map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa., antique map, old maps DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T. - Map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa.
London, 1761-1763, In original o/l colours.. 104x124mm. Paper very slightly age toned and some very light offsetting due to oxidation of ink.
Uncommon miniature map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa, engraved by Thomas Kitching for "A New General and Universal Atlas Containing Forty five Maps by Andrew Dury".
This miniature atlas published during the Seven Years' War.
The maps are typical for the period and well execut...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3