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Africa
BLAEU, W.,  Africae nova descriptio., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Africae nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1650, Coloured.. 410x553mm. Wide margins. Latin text on verso. Repair of split lower part center fold 3cm. into engraved area. Several very small brown spots in and around lower part center fold. Repair of a marginal tear upper center fold, not affecting engraved area. Dark impression.
Fine and important "carte à figures"- map of Africa. Much of the geographical information is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the Lakes Zaire and Zaflan. Also included are various other mythical lakes and rivers including... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
[NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II,  L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . ., antique map, old maps [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II - L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . .
Paris, 1739, In attractive original colours.. 1230x1345mm. In very good condition. Some paper thinness on old folds. A few minor placed with paper re inforcement and missing areas re drawn. Some slight discolouration of paper. Large margins.
A rare and monumental wall map of Africa, with original outline colour, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.
Created in 1739 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II (1686-1762), largely based on an earlier maps pr...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,900  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.,  Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . ., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J. - Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . .
Paris, J.Dezauche, 1819, In original o/l colours.. 487x628mm. A very good copy.
The map is a rare re-issue of the Delisle map of 1722. In his first map of the continent in 1700, Delisle re-measured the Mediterranean, being the first to establish its correct longitude, and thus to give a correct picture of Africa's northern coast. He was the first to discard Lake Zaire and Zafla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.,  Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats… / La Africa dividida segun lo dila de sus principales partes…, antique map, old maps CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L. - Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats… / La Africa dividida segun lo dila de sus principales partes…
Paris, Cadiz, 1785, Coloured.. 965x1230mm. Remounted on new cloth, a few tears repaired with minimal loss of image, fine colour. Text in French and Spanish.
Rare. Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures"- wall map of Africa, prepared by Clouet. Surrounded with superb decoration, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing twenty vignette scenes fro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,160  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SEUTTER, M.,  Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . .
Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778, Original colours.. 195x257mm. Paper slightly age-toned, and with mainly marginal spotting. Good impression.
Miniature map of Africa, a reduction of the Seutter folio map based on Homann''s cartography of 1715. Very detailed - much of it fictitious. The Nile is shown not only originating in twin lakes, but also continuing further south nearly to the tip of the continent. A lake joins the Senegal and Niger ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DESNOS / BRION,  L' Afrique Dressée pour l' étude de la Géographie.., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION - L' Afrique Dressée pour l' étude de la Géographie..
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 282x480mm. Minor discolouration in the title cartouche. Close to very good condition.
Highly decorative map of Africa embellished with a landscape style title cartouche and several sailing ships.
The interior of the continent contains little geographical information, as is typical of the period. Large rivers are evident but the larger lakes are not marked.
The Nile appears to r...
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$ 230
Approx. Euro 198  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F.,  Nova Africa descriptio., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Nova Africa descriptio.
Amsterdam, after 1660, In original colours.. 439x556mm. Printed on ply-paper. Paper slightly age-toned, more in the margins. Split of lower part center fold, 3cm. Into engraved area. In good condition.
A beautifully engraved and most attractive "carte à figures"- map of the African continent. Bordered, above, by panels showing panorama's of Cairo, Alexandria, Algiers, Tunis, Tangier and Ceuta. Four panels on each side show figures in nati... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
North Africa
JYLBERT,  Tunisie., antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Tunisie.
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 345x242mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of Tunesia. The map is filled with buildings, animals, a ship, figures and two locals in their typical dress. With a large compass rose in lower left corner.
In lower left corner "Imprimé en France" with a monogram of the publisher "BD".
The map carries a ...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Egypt
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Sibyl d'Ahmed Hoceyn Margouch., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Sibyl d'Ahmed Hoceyn Margouch.
Paris, 1877, Uncoloured.. 500x320mm. Lithograph on tinted grounds. Very slightly spotted. A nice copy.
Lithograph by Fichou. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...".
Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist & Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited t...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Tombeau de Soultan Qalaoûn., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Tombeau de Soultan Qalaoûn.
Paris, 1877, Uncoloured.. 490x325mm. Lithography on tinted grounds. A fine copy.
Lithograph by Bernard Schmidt representing the tomb of sultan Ibn Qalaoun, founder of the mamluk dynasty during the 13th century. The tomb has some rich stained glass and stucco work. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire?".
Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist & Mu...
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$ 270
Approx. Euro 232  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - [No tittle], antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - [No tittle]
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 ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 110
Approx. Euro 95  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE LETH, H.,  Carte de L\'Egypte de la Nubie de L\'Abissinie. . ., antique map, old maps DE LETH, H. - Carte de L'Egypte de la Nubie de L'Abissinie. . .
Amsterdam, 1740, In original o/l colours.. 478x559mm. In very good condition.
Prepared by G.de l'Isle. Uncommon issue by Hendrik de Leth. Very detailed map of northeastern Africa, the Red Sea and the Arabian peninsula shows the political divisions and kingdoms, roads, topography, settlements, encampments and much more.
The Nile originates in the mountains near the L. de ...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Algeria
JYLBERT,  Alger., antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Alger.
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 345x242mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of Algeria. The map is filled with buildings, animals, figures and two locals in their typical dress.
In lower left corner "Imprimé en France" with a monogram of the publisher "BD".
The map carries a printed signature of the French illustrator who is only ...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
OTTENS, R. / J.,  Nouvelle carte du Roiaume D'Alger divisée en toutes ses provinces, avec une partie due cotes D'Espagne . . ., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. / J. - Nouvelle carte du Roiaume D'Alger divisée en toutes ses provinces, avec une partie due cotes D'Espagne . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Original colours.. 440x560mm. A good and dark impression. Mint condition, printed on heavy paper.
Rare and detailed map of the coast of Algeria. Large inset map of the Bay of Alger (El-Jazir). Shows a coastline of Spain around Alicante. Two compass roses in the Mediterreanen.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 700
Approx. Euro 602  

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Condition Rating: 1
Canary Islands
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Insulae de Cabo Verde olim Hesperides sive .. Zoute Eylanden., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insulae de Cabo Verde olim Hesperides sive .. Zoute Eylanden.
Amsterdam, 1655, In attractive strong original colours.. 435x545mm. Very good condition. Several light brown spots in the margin.
Original copper engraving, hand colored in outline, when published. Double page chart covering detailed the Cap Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean (Isla de San Antonia, San Vincente, S. Lucia, S. Nicolas, I. do Sal, de Bona Vista, do Mayo, S. Jago, del Fuogo, de Brava). (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Morocco
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Fessae et Marocchi Regna., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Fessae et Marocchi Regna.
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 356x482mm. A good and strong impression. Paper slightly browned, as usual. Altogether in very good condition.
One of the new maps added by Hondius, when he took over publication of the Atlas, a finely engraved and decorative map of north-west Africa, with the Canaries. With an inset of the island of Penon de Veles.
Mercator was born in Rupelmonde in Flanders and studied in Louvain under Gemma Frisius, Du...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,032  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Central Africa
JYLBERT,  Niger., antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Niger.
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 242x345mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of Nigeria. The map is filled with buildings, animals, figures and two locals. With a large compass rose in upper right corner.
In lower left corner "Imprimé en France" with a monogram of the publisher "BD".
The map carries a printed signature of the fren...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JYLBERT,  Oubangui-Chari., antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Oubangui-Chari.
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 345x242mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of Central Africa. The map is filled with buildings, animals, figures and two locals in their typical dress.
In lower left corner "Imprimé en France" with a monogram of the publisher "BD".
The map carries a printed signature of the French illustrator who ...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

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Condition Rating: 2
West coast / Ivory Coast
HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.,  Guinea., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S. - Guinea.
London, 1645, Uncoloured.. 148x182mm. Right hand side unfortunately running of the page, as issued. With a English text on recto and verso. A good and dark impression.
Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Map of Guinea published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English on both sides. Size of paper: 32x21cm.
Jodocus Hondius' map of Guinea is probably the most attractive map of thi...
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$ 230
Approx. Euro 198  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F.,  Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae.
Amsterdam, 1675, In original attractive colours.. 490x567mm. A few places underlaid due to oxidation of green paint, only for protective reason. General in good condition.
Chart of the West coast of Africa from Mauritania up to Angola. In top centre a very decorative title cartouche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Southern Africa
DU VAL, P.,  L'Ethiopieoù sont le Congo, La Cafrerie, Le Mono-Montapa et le Zanguebar., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - L'Ethiopieoù sont le Congo, La Cafrerie, Le Mono-Montapa et le Zanguebar.
Paris, 1684, In original o/l colours.. 410x515mm. Very fine. In original out line colours, very good impression. In thick paper.
Scarce map of the Southern part of Africa, including Madagascar, etc. Published by Pierre Du Val, who was "geographe de Roy.". Engraved by R. Michault.
Part of a 4 sheet wall map of Africa. ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R. de / DELAMARCHE,  Congo, Cafrerie., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de / DELAMARCHE - Congo, Cafrerie.
Paris, 1794 - 1806, Coloured.. 241x289mm. Good and strong impression on solid paper. With some later colour addition in landmasses.
Map of Congo.
By C. F. Delamarche, successor of Robert de Vaugondy, Geographer....
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESNOS / BRION,  Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION - Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c.
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 282x479mm. Marginal spot lower border. Else very good condition.
Map showing the southern part of Africa with decorative rococo-style cartouche.
Left and right box with geographical information for each part of the area. Printed on 2 paste-on slips.
Prepared by Louis Brion de la Tour and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques.<...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Madagascar & other Islands
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .
Venice, 1690, Uncoloured.. 600x450mm. Good and dark impression. Good margins. Paper slightly age-toned.
Decorative and highly detailed map of Madagascar, including 2 decorative cartouches and other embellishments.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3