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Southern Africa
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  L'Empire du Monomotapa et coste des Caffres. (15)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - L'Empire du Monomotapa et coste des Caffres. (15).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 129x184mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. Right hand margin slightly frayed. Two tiny wormholes in upper part.
Scarce map of Southern Africa published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 15 in lower right bottom of the map.

The series of maps is largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's "Trésor des cartes", 1643, itself taken from...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE FER, N.,  Partie méridionale d'Afrique où se trouvent la Basse Guinée, la Cafrerie, le Monomotapa, le Monoemugi, le Zanguebar et l'isle de Madagascar, antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - Partie méridionale d'Afrique où se trouvent la Basse Guinée, la Cafrerie, le Monomotapa, le Monoemugi, le Zanguebar et l'isle de Madagascar
Paris, 1705, In original colours.. 212x318mm. A good and dark impression.
The map includes Southern Africa and Madagascar. Engraved by C.Inselin.
There is a small legend at the lower border describing the discovery of the Cape by Bartholomew Diaz in 1486 and the construction of a Dutch fort. From his "Atlas Curieux", published 1700-1705....
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Madagascar & other Islands
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Isle St. Maurice. Ins. cygnae a Lusit, a nostris Maurity nomine indigitata, sita ad 21um gradum ab Equinoctiali Meridiem versus inventa et detecta Decima-jctava die mensis septembris anno 1598., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Isle St. Maurice. Ins. cygnae a Lusit, a nostris Maurity nomine indigitata, sita ad 21um gradum ab Equinoctiali Meridiem versus inventa et detecta Decima-jctava die mensis septembris anno 1598.
Amsterdam, E. Roger, 1702, Uncoloured.. 140x197mm. Vertical folds as issued. Very good condition.
A bay at ST. Mauritius, a small island located in the South-West Indian Ocean, off the east coast of Madagascar.
Mauritius is well known for the Dodo, the extinct bird. The Dutch came in the early 17th century and named the island Mauritius after Prince Maurice de Nassau. They exploited severe...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Bid received
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2