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Africa
BÜNTING, H., Africa Tertia pars Terrae., antique map, old maps BÜNTING, H. - Africa Tertia pars Terrae.
Magdeburg, ca. 1581, Uncoloured.. 260x338mm. Paper slightly age toned with some marginal staining and reinforced lower left corner. Generally in good condition. Good margins.
This map of Africa has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. Numerous rivers appear in West Africa and as tributaries to the Nile, and mountain chains and various kingdoms are mentioned. The sea is engraved in narrow wavy lines, with a galleon, a merman and above him a sea-bird.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 700 - $ 1,000
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MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Africae Descriptio., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Africae Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1608, Uncoloured.. 150x198mm. Paper browned. Upper & right margins short, as issued. Minor water stain upper left, hardly noticeable.
Map of Africa from the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius' Atlas Minor.
Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a smaller-sized atlas, one that would be handier and above all, cheaper.
The Atlas Minor was larger in format than other sma...
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Estimates : $ 350 - $ 450
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HONDIUS, J., Africae Nova Tabula, antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. - Africae Nova Tabula
Amsterdam, 1619, Uncoloured. 550x700mm. This map is in good condition with a clear image on stable paper - it has been re-margined on both sides, and there is a backing reinforcement over some of the area that results in a slight variation in tone on the front of the map.
Minor margin toning and a couple of small centrefold and margin tears. Please see the images.
FIRST STATE. This is the very rare, and separately issued, first state of the famous Hondius map. It was hugely influential, providing a milestone for later Africa maps by Blaeu, Janson, Bertius, Tavernier etc.
It is estimated that there are only three copies of the America map from this set. ...
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Estimates : $ 3,500 - $ 4,000
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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  Nova Africae Tabula., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Nova Africae Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 373x501mm. A good and strong impression. Paper browned, as usual. Altogether in very good condition.
An attractive map of the continent, added by Hondius when he took over publication of Mercator's Atlas. Although it is based on Mercator's map, Hondius improved the outline of Madagascar, and named Cape False and Saldanha Bay.
Richly ornamented map of the continent. Decorative title cartouche ...
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Estimates : $ 2,400 - $ 3,000
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DANCKERTS, J., Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio, antique map, old maps DANCKERTS, J. - Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio
Amsterdam, 1700, Hand coloured. 490x570mm. Very good. Slight browning, minor foxing, mainly at edges.
An uncommon map of the African continent. Based on De Wit's map of 1680 and retains both the geography (with all its fictitious details) and decorative cartouche.
Gone though are the other decorative elements (wildlife, ships and sea monsters), reflecting the newer style of the 18th century. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 775 - $ 950
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Nouvelle carte de l'Afrique avec des remarques et des tables pour trouver sans peine les differents peuples de cette partie du Monde par les Renvois Alphabetiques suivant les plus nouvelles Observations de Messieurs de l'Academie des Siences., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Nouvelle carte de l'Afrique avec des remarques et des tables pour trouver sans peine les differents peuples de cette partie du Monde par les Renvois Alphabetiques suivant les plus nouvelles Observations de Messieurs de l'Academie des Siences.
Amsterdam, 1718, In original o/l colours.. 460x575mm. A good and dark impression. Rare to find in original colours.
Decorative map of Africa, with text borders on both sides. The map is based on Delisle's landmark map of Africa (1700), which was the first to present a non-Ptolemaic version of the source of the Nile and to correct several other rivers, and place the Mediterranean Sea on the correct longitude. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Description des cases ou habitations des negres, de celles du Roi d'Issiny . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description des cases ou habitations des negres, de celles du Roi d'Issiny . . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 370x433mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 3cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression.
Four engravings on one sheet showing native live in Africa, including warriors, a leopard, the manner of gathering food from palm trees and the interior of a typical native hut, with French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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GENDRON, P.,  El Africa Dividida en todos sus principales Reynos , antique map, old maps GENDRON, P. - El Africa Dividida en todos sus principales Reynos
Madrid, 1730, Hand colored.. 470x600mm. Very good. Beautiful hand coloring. Very wide margins. Clear plate mark. Some weakness in lower areas and a split on lower right side. Some creases. Blank verso.
This is a rare Spanish map of Africa made by Pedro Gendron - the title can be roughly translated as -" Africa divided in all its main kingdoms / according to the latest and new observations"...Although stated it was published in London, most of Gendron's maps were in fact published in Madrid.
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Estimates : $ 550 - $ 675
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DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.,  L'Afrique Divisée en ses Principaux Etats., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE,L'Abbé. - L'Afrique Divisée en ses Principaux Etats.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, In original o/l colours.. 177x219mm. Two vertical folds as issued. Else in very good condition.
Map of Africa, from Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde.. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux agens de change, aux littérateurs, etc..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 90 - $ 120
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ARROWSMITH, John,  Africa., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Africa.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 600x480mm. In very good condition. Light foxing only.
A lovely looking steel engraved map of the mighty continent of Africa. The map highlights vividly how much exploration was carried on around the coastline, and how the vast interior is barely touched by the European powers. Many place names and physical features shown.

The Arrowsmith fami...
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Estimates : $ 225 - $ 350
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Sold for $ 200
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WELLER, E., [Set of three maps] Africa., antique map, old maps WELLER, E. - [Set of three maps] Africa.
London, ca. 1865, In original colours.. 520x605mm. One map in mint condition, another with some general stains, marks and age toning, another with a small split to lower centrefold, and with light age toning.
The first map is large scale map of the continent of Africa by Edward Weller. Nicely coloured with plenty of map detail.
The second map of Africa is by A.K. Johnston,(600 x 500) and was published in his 'National Atlas', ca 1840. With original outline colour, without as much information as Well...
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This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 100 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 26
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North Africa
MÜNSTER, S.,  Aphricae Tabula I (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.), antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Aphricae Tabula I (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.)
Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545, Uncoloured.. 265x340mm. Woodblock map with letterpress on verso. Paper with usual age-toning along center fold. Very good throughout. Paper size 295 x 390mm.
The first edition of Münster's map of Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, based upon Claudius Ptolemy which appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540.

The Geographia was a new and important edition of Ptolemy, with redesigned maps and the text ...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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DE CLERCK, N.,  Tunetanum Regnum., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Tunetanum Regnum.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 94x133mm. Page slightly age-toned. Marginal spot in the upper right corner of the sheet, water stain in the lower left. Size of paper : 31x 19cm.
Small map representing Tunisia and Algeria, surrounded by text in Dutch.
Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der Rijken Staten, ende vorstendommen des gan...
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Estimates : $ 80 - $ 100
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ARROWSMITH, John,  North Western Africa., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - North Western Africa.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 600x480mm. In very good condition. Some light foxing.
A lovely looking steel engraved map of the north western portion of Africa. The map highlights vividly how much exploration was carried on around the coastline, and how the vast interior is barely touched by the European powers. Taking in the Soudan, Sahara, Senegal, Guinea, and the Maghreb. Madeira... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 150 - $ 250
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Egypt
CHATELAIN, H.,  Description des piramides d'Egypte tant au départ qu'au dehors . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description des piramides d'Egypte tant au départ qu'au dehors . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 368x428mm. Very good impression.
Engraved text page with 5 views of the pyramids and an image of the Sphinx. From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), the Hague (...
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Estimates : $ 50 - $ 75
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillemens Des Arabes & Des Juifs qui sont au Caire avec une partie de leurs divertissements & quelques restes de L'Ancien Idolatrie des peuples D'Egipte., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillemens Des Arabes & Des Juifs qui sont au Caire avec une partie de leurs divertissements & quelques restes de L'Ancien Idolatrie des peuples D'Egipte.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 370x433mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, and some paper thinning. A good and dark impression.
Decorative set of images the costumes of the Arab and Jewish inhabitants of Cairo, with French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, Londo...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 95
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VAUGONDY, R., Carte de L’Egypte Ancienne et Moderne., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. - Carte de L’Egypte Ancienne et Moderne.
Paris, 1753, Original o/l Colour with cartouche & border added. 645x470mm. Good condition on watermarked paper with some uneven age toning. Centrefold as issued.
A fine large map of the Nile River valley with superb detail of cities, towns, villages, canals, pyramids, mosques, ruins and more. Across the Red Sea are details of where the Children of Israel wandered in the deserts of Sinai.
The map is decorated with a large title cartouche, featuring the ...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 250
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DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.,  Carte de l'Egypte Ancienne et Moderne.., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE,L'Abbé. - Carte de l'Egypte Ancienne et Moderne..
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, Uncoloured.. 221x180mm. Two vertical folds as issued. Left and upper margins cut short to border frame. Else good condition.
Map of Egypt illustrating part of the course of the river Nile. From Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde .. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux agens de change, aux littérateurs, etc..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 20 - $ 30
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PANCKOUKE., Elevation et coupe transversale. . . [and] Plan et elevation d'une porte interieure. . . [and] Coupe de la Maison. . ., antique map, old maps PANCKOUKE. - Elevation et coupe transversale. . . [and] Plan et elevation d'une porte interieure. . . [and] Coupe de la Maison. . .
Paris, ca 1820, Uncoloured.. 400x550mm. Wide margins with many small chips, nick, and tears, some discolouration to outer margins, good impressions.
A set of three elephant folio, horizontal, architectural copperplate engravings from the "Description de L'Egypt" (Le Kaire).
The first is plate number 34, from the first volume. Scenes 1-2 are Elevation and cross section of the Mosque Of Sultan Hasan.
Scene 3 is the detail of the entranc...
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Estimates : $ 80 - $ 100
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PANCKOUKE., Vue Perspective. . . [and] Elevation de la Maison. . . [and] Vue exterieure et details. . . [and ]Plan et elevation d'un abreuvoir. . . [and] Plan, elevation et coupe longitudinale. . ., antique map, old maps PANCKOUKE. - Vue Perspective. . . [and] Elevation de la Maison. . . [and] Vue exterieure et details. . . [and ]Plan et elevation d'un abreuvoir. . . [and] Plan, elevation et coupe longitudinale. . .
Paris, ca 1820, Uncoloured.. 600x430mm. Wide margins with many chips, nick, and tears, some discolouration to outer margins, some water stains, good impressions.
A set of five elephant folio, vertical, architectural copperplate engravings from the "Description de L'Egypt" (Le Kaire).
The first is plate number 38, from the first volume. Exterior view of the Mosque of Sultan Hasan.
The second plate is number 71 from the first volume. Scenes 1-6 are e...
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Estimates : $ 130 - $ 170
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PANCKOUKE., Coupes transversales de la cour. . . [and] Bas-relief colorie, sculpte. . .  [and] Detail de la face laterale. . . [and] Elevation du portique . . ., antique map, old maps PANCKOUKE. - Coupes transversales de la cour. . . [and] Bas-relief colorie, sculpte. . . [and] Detail de la face laterale. . . [and] Elevation du portique . . .
Paris, ca 1820, Uncoloured.. 400x575mm. Wide margins with many small chips, nick, and tears, some discolouration to outer margins, some water stains, good impressions. Blind library stamp.
A set of four elephant folio, horizontal, architectural copperplate engravings from the "Description de L'Egypt".
The first is plate number 6, from the second volume - Thebes, Medynet-Abou. Cross-sections of the courtyard of the palace.
The second plate is number 12 from the second volume ...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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PANCKOUKE., Decoration Interieure de la porte. . . [and] Coupe, detail et bas-reliefs. . . [and] Harnachement d'un cheval. . . [and] Sculptures et details du Grand Temple., antique map, old maps PANCKOUKE. - Decoration Interieure de la porte. . . [and] Coupe, detail et bas-reliefs. . . [and] Harnachement d'un cheval. . . [and] Sculptures et details du Grand Temple.
Paris, ca 1820, Uncoloured.. 410x570mm. Wide margins with many small chips, nick, and tears, some foxing and discolouration to outer margins, some water stains, good impressions.
A set of four elephant folio, horizontal, architectural copperplate engravings from the "Description de L'Egypt".
The first is plate number 47, from the third volume - Thebes, Karnak. Scenes 1-2 Interior decoration of the granite door of the Propylees. Scenes 3-5 are subjects collected in vario...
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 120
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BRUE, A., Carte Generale de L'Egypte et de L'Arabie Petree., antique map, old maps BRUE, A. - Carte Generale de L'Egypte et de L'Arabie Petree.
Paris, 1822, In original o/l colours.. 540x400mm. In good condition with hand colored outline.
Fine, detailed map of Egypt and Saudi Arabia. From Atlas Universel. By Adrian Brue, the royal cartographer.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 90 - $ 100
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Napoleon Bonaparte, 'Denderah (Tentyris)', antique map, old maps Napoleon Bonaparte - 'Denderah (Tentyris)'
Paris, 1809-1829, recent hand colouring. 610x450mm. Paper size 68 x 50 cm. with some stitch holes in left margin, not affecting image, some faint foxing, some minor paper impurities, otherwise in excellent condition.
An antique engraving of Egyptian Column, 1809-29. Beautiful modern hand coloured copper engraving from 'Description de l'Egypte...', published on the order of Napoleon Bonaparte in Paris, 1809-1829.
The 'Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont ete faites ...
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Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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ARROWSMITH, John,  Egypt., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Egypt.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 600x480mm. In very good condition. Light marks, mostly confined to margins, beyond the plate mark.
Quite a striking, large steel engraved map of Egypt. Following the course of the River Nile from Lower Egypt southwards to Upper Egypt, then crossing the border with Nubia.
Many place names and settlements are named as they clung on to the green, fertile banks of the Nile. Mostly desert beyond....
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Estimates : $ 110 - $ 200
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - Spécimens de plafonds., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - Spécimens de plafonds.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, mesuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His inter... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 90 - $ 110
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - Mosquée de Qaytbay., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - Mosquée de Qaytbay.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, mesuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His inter... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 90 - $ 110
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - Mosquée d'el-Bordeyny. . ., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - Mosquée d'el-Bordeyny. . .
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, mesuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 70 - $ 90
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - Mobilier de soultan Mohammed Ben Qalaoûn coffret et plat damasquinés. . ., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - Mobilier de soultan Mohammed Ben Qalaoûn coffret et plat damasquinés. . .
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, mesuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 70 - $ 90
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - Parallèle de Dômes., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - Parallèle de Dômes.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds. Printed on thick paper, measuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 70 - $ 90
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Etoffe conservée au musée d'Utrecht., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Etoffe conservée au musée d'Utrecht.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 555x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds. Printed on thick paper, measuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 70 - $ 90
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Faïences émaillées à double jeu, antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Faïences émaillées à double jeu
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 555x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds. Printed on thick paper, measuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 75 - $ 90
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PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Faïences murales du tékyeh des derwiches., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Faïences murales du tékyeh des derwiches.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 553x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds. Printed on thick paper, measuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire…". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited to Egypto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 75 - $ 90
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Canary Islands
SCHENK, P./ VALK, G., INSULAE DE CABO VERDE. Olim Hesperides, Sive Gorgades: Belgice de Zoute Eylanden., antique map, old maps SCHENK, P./ VALK, G. - INSULAE DE CABO VERDE. Olim Hesperides, Sive Gorgades: Belgice de Zoute Eylanden.
Amsterdam, ca 1700, Original colours.. 435x545mm. Minor age toning.
A copperplate, hand coloured antique map with detailed sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands, published in Amsterdam.
Shows a volcano erupting on the Isla de Fuogo....
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Estimates : $ 425 - $ 500
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SCHLEY, J. van., Vue de l' Isle Onrust., antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. van. - Vue de l' Isle Onrust.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, Uncoloured.. 185x280mm. excellent cond., strong impression.
Jan van Schley is the engraver of the maps (by J.N. Bellin) and views in the Dutch edition of A.F. Prévost d' Exile's 'Histoire Géneral des Voyages.A view of the island of Onrust with the V.O.C. wharfs, located off Jakarta.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 100 - $ 110
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Morocco
HONDIUS, J.,  Marocchi Regnum., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. - Marocchi Regnum.
Amsterdam, 1645, Uncoloured.. 153x188mm. A good and dark impression. Some marginal wormholes re-inforced. On small hole re-inforced.
From the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor. Early map of Morocco.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Singularitez Curieuses des Royaumes de Maroc et de Fez dans la Barbarie . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Singularitez Curieuses des Royaumes de Maroc et de Fez dans la Barbarie . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, In original o/l colours.. 360x412mm. Very good impression. Difficult to find in original colours.
In the top a map of the Barbary Coast entitled La Barbarie. The text in the center of the sheet describes the Kingdoms of Morocco and Fez. The panel is bordered with their resident's habits of marriage, burials, the punishment of a criminal.

From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas His...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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Algeria
CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue de Tunis D Alger &c de Gigeri avec Quelques Particularitez Curieuses . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue de Tunis D Alger &c de Gigeri avec Quelques Particularitez Curieuses . . .
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 377x430mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 3cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression.
The plate is bordered by series of views with views and people of present-day Algeria. On top a view of Algiers, a funeral and how they executed criminals. On the bottom are 3 views of Gigery, Tripoli and Tunisia. The bordering vignettes focus on the inhabitants and their mortuary customs.
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Estimates : $ 55 - $ 75
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North Africa cities
SCHEDEL, H.,  Carthage, etc., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Carthage, etc.
Nuremberg 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 400x275mm. Margin short, left hand margin under laid. Else good condition.
Third-page woodcut from the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle of Hartmann-Schedel 1493, the first and Latin edition of this famous and profusely illustrated incunabula, describing the history of mankind. Numbered XL (40).
RECTO: Different portrait...
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Estimates : $ 200 - $ 225
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Central Africa
BELLIN, N., Carte du Cours des Rivieres de Falemeet Sanaga Dans les Pays de Bamucet Tamba Awra., antique map, old maps BELLIN, N. - Carte du Cours des Rivieres de Falemeet Sanaga Dans les Pays de Bamucet Tamba Awra.
Paris, 1757, Coloured.. 305x295mm. In good condition with some age toning.
Interesting original map of western Mali with the Senegal and Niger Rivers showing the important Bambuk region. This is the area that has Cameroon gold mining. Engraved by J.V. Schley.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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West coast / Ivory Coast
DE BRY, Th.,   Argumentum I. Primus Lufitanorum cum Sogni praefecto congreffus, eiusdemque Baptismus, de quibus lib. 2 cap 2. fit mentio. (The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Argumentum I. Primus Lufitanorum cum Sogni praefecto congreffus, eiusdemque Baptismus, de quibus lib. 2 cap 2. fit mentio. (The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno)
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 140x174mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno. When the Portuguese first discovered the county and the inhabitants of Sogno, they were taken for gods and received with great hospitality, just as the prince of Sogno himself was honoured, he being a relative of the king of the Congo. The Portugues... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 110 - $ 125
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DE BRY, Th.,  Argumentum II. Lufitani regem Congi falutant, eique legationem fuam exponunt. De quibus Vide lib. 2 cap 2., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Argumentum II. Lufitani regem Congi falutant, eique legationem fuam exponunt. De quibus Vide lib. 2 cap 2.
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 136x180mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
The Portuguese appear before the king of the Congo. When the king of the Congo heard about his neighbor, the prince of Sogno, being converted to Christianity, he called the Portuguese for an interview in the hope of also being converted. He subsequently had all their heathen idols thrown out and wro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 70 - $ 90
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DE BRY, Th.,  Argumentum IV. Habitus tam magnatum quam plebeiorum descriptus lib. 2 cap. 7. (How the Congolese men dress), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Argumentum IV. Habitus tam magnatum quam plebeiorum descriptus lib. 2 cap. 7. (How the Congolese men dress)
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 139x179mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
This shows what the inhabitants of the Congo wore before the Portuguese arrived. The men had small square berets, usually red or yellow, more for decoration than as a protection from the sun and wind. The noblemen wore fine furs of sable, polecat, muskrat, or other beasts of prey, with the head stil... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 80 - $ 90
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DE BRY, Th.,  Argumentum VI. De modis quibus de loco in locum, feruorum aut conductitiorum humeris transferri Folent. (How the Congolese are transported), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Argumentum VI. De modis quibus de loco in locum, feruorum aut conductitiorum humeris transferri Folent. (How the Congolese are transported)
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 140x180mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
How the Congolese are transported. None of the horses (probably zebras) are tame enough to ride and the people seem incapable of training the oxen to pull wagons for the transporting of goods. Instead, they use humans. When a nobleman wishes to make a journey, for example, he sits or lies on a stret... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 100 - $ 110
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DE BRY, Th.,   XIX. Repraesentatio Maiestatis, qua rex in Cabo Lopo Gonsalves . . . (How the chief of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues presents himself ), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XIX. Repraesentatio Maiestatis, qua rex in Cabo Lopo Gonsalves . . . (How the chief of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues presents himself )
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 142x187mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
This describes the places they call Cabo Lopo Gonsalues and Rio de Gabon, where the chief receives his visitors. He sits on a chair placed upon a platform with two or three steps, accompanied by all his noblemen. Anyone wishing to speak to him sits on a mat of straw on the ground. Also shown is one ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 110 - $ 125
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DE BRY, Th.,   XX. Repraesentatio Eorum Quae Praeterea in Cabo Lopo Gonfalues. . . (More inhabitants of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XX. Repraesentatio Eorum Quae Praeterea in Cabo Lopo Gonfalues. . . (More inhabitants of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x185mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Here we see more figures of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues and Rio de Gabon. A: a distinguished man decked out in his finery and carrying several types of knives in his belt. In his hand he has an ‘assagai’. B: shows a woman leading a child by the hand. Her body is full of cut marks and streaked with paint. On... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 90 - $ 100
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JANSSONIUS, J., Guinea., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Guinea.
Amsterdam, ca. 1644, Coloured.. 388x520mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Repair of small splits lower and upper center fold.. A good impression.
Colourful cartouche on the lower border. Two natives sit at the sides of the title, above which is a scroll with flowers and fruit and, in the center, a very human-looking monkey. Each native holds a string of beads in one hand and, in the other hand, one has a spear and the other one, a parrot. Sit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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GOOS, P.,  Pas-Caart van Guinea en den Custen daer aen gelegen Van C.., antique map, old maps GOOS, P. - Pas-Caart van Guinea en den Custen daer aen gelegen Van C..
Amsterdam, 1666, Coloured.. 441x538mm. On double-ply paper as issued. Paper very mildly age-toned, as usual. A good and dark impression.
A decorative chart of the southwest coast of Africa, embellished with an elaborate, finely coloured title-cartouche, and 2 compass-roses.
Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was one of the most important cartographer, engraver, publisher and print seller of Amsterdam. H...
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Estimates : $ 1,350 - $ 1,650
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Mallet, Alain., GUINEE , antique map, old maps Mallet, Alain. - GUINEE
Paris, 1683, Coloured. 140x110mm. Good imprint, good margins as issued, and little toning.
A beautifully hand-coloured engraving, issued as part of a suite of plates produced for the French text edition of Allain Manesson Mallet’s Description de l’Univers ….
Published by Denys Thierry. Ships, elephants, flying fish, and natives, all very attractively engraved on this map. ...
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Estimates : $ 100 - $ 125
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue et description de la Ville de Lovango dans le Royaume du Congo. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue et description de la Ville de Lovango dans le Royaume du Congo. . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 380x420mm. A good and dark impression. Center fold on one place underlaid.
On top a large view of the fabled city of Lovango, text surrounded by ten vignettes of the people and ceremonies of the Kingdom of Congo.

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754).
They worked as a partnership publishing t...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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