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Africa
Bunting, H., Africa tertia pars terrae., antique map, old maps Bunting, H. - Africa tertia pars terrae.
Magdeburg, ca. 1580, hand colored. 265x355mm. Professionally repaired, parts of thin paper (which is rather normal in the maps of Bunting's Itinerarium, made of very thin paper) reinforced. Mostly marginal imperfections, else good.
This exceptionally decorative map, is from Heinrich Bunting's "Itinerarum Sacrae Scripturae", and is based upon the map of Africa by Sebastian Munster which appeared in 1540.
It is a Ptolemaic view showing two lakes as the source of the river Nile. Bunting's map, different than the Munster's on...
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Estimate
($ 1,025 - 1,275)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHIQUET, J.,  L' Afrique Dressee suivant les Auteurs les plus nouvea. . ., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - L' Afrique Dressee suivant les Auteurs les plus nouvea. . .
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 166x227mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly age-toned.
Charming map of the African continent with some interesting cartography and filled with notations.
The Nile is correctly shown with its origins in Abyssinia. A large Lac de Zaire appears just below the Equator as the source of the Zaire River. Decorated with a title cartouche and compass rose.<...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  XII. Delineatio Venationum, quomodo Nimir um Omnis Generis feras capiant. (How the hunters catch animals: 1603-1604), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XII. Delineatio Venationum, quomodo Nimir um Omnis Generis feras capiant. (How the hunters catch animals: 1603-1604)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x185mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305x200mm.
A: shows a leopard walking into a cage with a trap door. B: is an antelope, killed by natives, using ‘assagais’. C: shows rabbits being caught. They are frightened out of their burrows by a lot of noise and then clubbed as soon as they appear. D: shows elephants that fall into pits covered by straw ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE VAUGONDY., Afrique divisee en ses principaux Empires et Royaumes., antique map, old maps DE VAUGONDY. - Afrique divisee en ses principaux Empires et Royaumes.
Paris, 1795, Coloured.. 495x660mm. In good condition, map may have had additional borders added in contemporary paper. Small split to lower centerfold, old repair to upper centerfold. Decent margins, good impression.
An attractive map of the continent of Africa, published at the end of the eighteenth century in Paris, and published by Robert de Vaugondy. This map was first published almost 50 years earlier in 1749 by de Vaugondy, it was loosely based on earlier works done by Sanson and De Lisle, and updated with... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Bid received
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DUVAL, H., Tableau Historique et Geographique de L’Afrique., antique map, old maps DUVAL, H. - Tableau Historique et Geographique de L’Afrique.
Paris, 1834, Original Colouring. 385x570mm. In fine condition on water marked paper with mild age toning.
An interesting map of Africa, surrounded by a detailed text description of the various Republics, Territorial Possessions, and other regions of Africa. Among the more fascinating sections are the sections on the Region du Mahgreb and Nigritei ou Region de Negres.
By Henri Duval in 1834. Publis...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN HEIRS., Charte von Africa., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS. - Charte von Africa.
Nuremberg, 1797, In original colours.. 465x522mm. Map has multi-folds, some water stains, some contemporary ink stains to margins, and some to strategic underlining of place names within the map itself.
Light soiling and creasing.
An uncommon late eighteenth-century map of the continent of Africa, prepared by Güssefeld, based on earlier work done by Sayer and Rennel. Gussefeld worked for the Homann Heirs in Brandenbourg in 1773.
As was then common, the vast interior is largely unexplored, however, the known lands of No...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J., Nova Africae Tabula., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Nova Africae Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 373x501mm. Excellent condition. Heightened in gold. Strong print, heavy paper, neat image, wide margins Some browning/foxing in margins and on verso.
A splendid map of the African continent, heightened in Gold. 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. De...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Presbiteri Iohannis Sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Presbiteri Iohannis Sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1574, Coloured.. 370x435mm. In attractive older colours. Strong impression and wide margins. Some browning and foxing and wrinkling in margins and on verso. Superficial stain in right margin not affecting image. From a Latin text edition.
Despite the title this map extends far beyond Prester John's supposed kingdom. It covers Africa from the fabled mountains of the moon in the center of the continent north to the Mediterranean. Only the Northwest of Africa is excluded. The interior, though largely imaginary, is filled with cities, la... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 850 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TANNER, Henry S.,  Africa., antique map, old maps TANNER, Henry S. - Africa.
Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, ca. 1823, In attractive original colours.. 492x538mm. A few paper winkles along center fold. Mounted on linen.
Fine and detailed map of Africa, engraved and published by H.S. Tanner in Philadelphia. From his "American Atlas", printed in several editions from 1823 until 1833 and a completely revised edition was issued in 1839, with most of the maps dated 1839.

Henry Schenck Tanner (1786-1858) was b...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Bid received
$ 265
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAUGONDY, R. de,  L'Afrique divisé en ses principaux et Royaumes., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Afrique divisé en ses principaux et Royaumes.
Paris, 1749, In original colouring.. 487x642mm. Good and dark impression. Marginal staining and toning. Repair of tear along center fold. Good condition.
This is the uncommon first state. With table to the right. First issued in 1749 and it went through at least seven states with editions appearing as late as 1810. The standard map of Africa in 18th century France.

The map is loosely based on the earlier maps of De L’Isle and Sanson. Vaug...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WIT, F. de.,  Totius AFRICAE Accuratissima Tabula., antique map, old maps WIT, F. de. - Totius AFRICAE Accuratissima Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1680, In attractive strong original colours.. 490x575mm. Repair of small spits lower and upper part of the center fold. Very good condition. Printed on heavy paper.
The map became the standard for subsequent maps of Africa, and was reissued with minor changes over the next 30 years. The map is very detailed with a comprehensive network of waterways and mountains and so on - mostly fictitious. There are numerous place-names along the coasts and in the interior w... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,400)

Bid received
$ 850
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
North Africa
ORTELIUS, A., Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus, antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus
Antwerp, ca. 1612, Coloured. xmm. One section of a folio page, cut close to neatline at top and remargined for framing.
From Ortelius' folio page: "Natoliae, quae olim Asia Minor, Nova Descriptio; Aegypti recentior descriptio; Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  La Barbarie et l'Egypte., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - La Barbarie et l'Egypte.
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 140x180mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. One tiny wormhole in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of the African coastline of the Mediterranean, with two inset maps Egypt and Carthage published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées". With Antoine de Fer's imprint " : "de Fer Excu Avec Privilege du Roy".

The series of maps is largely...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SENEX, J., Theatrum historicum ad Annum Christi Quadringentesimum…, antique map, old maps SENEX, J. - Theatrum historicum ad Annum Christi Quadringentesimum…
London, 1710, Original Color with border & cartouche added. 480x630mm. In good condition printed on two parts that were joined. Several margin tear repairs, two of which have just entered the map image.
Striking map of the world in two Hemispheres from the time of the Roman Empire. Dating from the 8th century, the Roman empire expanded to become one of the largest empires in the ancient world and the dominant rulers of the Mediterranean Sea.
There is an interesting insert of the Western He...
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Estimate
($ 330 - 400)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 47
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Egypt
CHATELAIN, H.,, Description du Nil de Ses Sources de Son Cours Depuis les Cataractes Jusques au Caire ...., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H., - Description du Nil de Ses Sources de Son Cours Depuis les Cataractes Jusques au Caire ....
Amsterdam, 1719, Coloured. 380x495mm. In fine condition on water-marked paper with mild age toning.
A fine folio engraving centred on the river Nile (with north at the bottom), stretching from the 1st cataract at Aswan to Cairo with accompanying text in French.
On either side of the engraving are further inset engravings and explanatory texts of 1.The Temple of Isis at Aswan, 2. Small pyrami...
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Estimate
($ 275 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHEZ MONDARE., Vue Perspective du Superbe Palais d’Aexandre en Egypte., antique map, old maps CHEZ MONDARE. - Vue Perspective du Superbe Palais d’Aexandre en Egypte.
Paris, 1762, Original Colouring. 300x450mm. In fine condition with usual age toning.
A fine hand coloured 'vue perspective' of the Hernandre Palais in Egypt. It was produced and hand colorued in Paris at Chez Mondare in 1762.
Vues d'optique, was a special type of popular print published in Europe during the eighteenth century. These prints were a form of entertainment, m...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D'ANVILLE, J.B.B., Aegyptus Antiqua Mandato Serenissimi Delphini. . ., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J.B.B. - Aegyptus Antiqua Mandato Serenissimi Delphini. . .
Paris, 1765, Uncoloured.. 490x320mm. In good condition. Some foxing and spotting, strong paper, left margin 'ragged'. Good margins, dark impression.
Map of ancient Egypt, extending from the Nile Delta and Gaza, south to Aswan. Shows mountains, rivers, cities, roads, lakes and political divisions.
The map identifies the Pyramids, Mt. Sinai and Philae Island. Lower left corner has a set of 6 ancient mileage scales, plus there is a numbered (1...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FILLOEUL, P., Carte Generale de L’Egypte., antique map, old maps FILLOEUL, P. - Carte Generale de L’Egypte.
Paris, 1729, Uncolored. 250x390mm. In fine condition with usual age toning.
A striking map of Egypt. It is from METHODE POUR ETUDIER L’HISTOIRE by L’Abbe Lenglet du Fresnoy, published in Paris in 1729. The map is quite rare and is not now, nor in the past been on the Internet.
It was engraved by Jenvilliers and /or Fillouil who were known to work for Nolin in t...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE,  Red Sea - Strait of Jubal.. [2838], antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE - Red Sea - Strait of Jubal.. [2838]
London (1853) corrected for 1862, Uncoloured.. 972x625mm. Good condition. Printed on heavy paper.
Large chart focused on the Strait of Jubal in the Gulf of Suez.
With the Juzur Tawilah Islands at the center and an inset plan of the Tur Harbour (At Tur, South Sinai) on top.
With latitude and longitude scales, villages, banks and soundings in fa...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, highlighted with gold. 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)
Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Couronnement de la porte du Minbar de Gama Sysaryeh., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Couronnement de la porte du Minbar de Gama Sysaryeh.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 408x570mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, highlighted with gold. 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)
Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Carquois & porte-arc., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Carquois & porte-arc.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 553x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, highlighted with gold. 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)
Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, highlighted with gold. 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)
Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, highlighted with gold. 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)
Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Arabesques. - Incrustations en stuc sur pierre.
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, highlighted with gold. 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)
Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANSON, N., Royaume et Desert de Barca et L'Egypte. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Royaume et Desert de Barca et L'Egypte. . .
Paris, 1655, In original o/l colours.. 345x525mm. In good condition. Some 'burn' marks where map has previously been matted, some slight paper thinning in places, top margin has a white linen strip on verso. Small hole to lower margin. Good impression. good margins.
A striking map of Egypt and the eastern parts of Libya by Nicholas Sanson, "the founder of French cartography" (Tooley). The map extent is from Sidon in the Holy land in the east, to the Gulf of Sirte in the west.
The map shows the Atlas Mountains, assorted deserts, the river Nile, coastal town...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
THOMSON, J., Egypt & Abyssinia, antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - Egypt & Abyssinia
Edinbourgh, 1817, Original Colours. 500x600mm. In fine condition with two minor creases and mild age toning.
This is a fine map of Egypt and Abyssinia by John Thomson. It includes two maps on a single sheet, with Egypt and Abyssinia featured.
The map of Egypt covers from the Nile Delta southward following the Nile River as far as Esna. Names numerous settlements and villages along the course of the r...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Morocco
JANSSONIUS, J. / HONDIUS, J.,  Fezzae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberrima., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. / HONDIUS, J. - Fezzae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberrima.
Amsterdam, 1638, In attractive strong original colours.. 380x500mm. Paper slightly age toned and browned. Light discolouration along the centerfold. Good margins and dark impression. Latin text on verso.
An attractive map of northwest Africa and Morocco. The Pillars of Hercules & Straits of Gibraltar, and Spain are shown to the right of the map (north is to the right of the map). Blaeu credits Ortelius and his 1570 map as the source of data for this map. Spain controlled portions of this area from 1... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ORTELIUS, A., Fessae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberr., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Fessae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberr.
Antwerp, ca 1598, Coloured.. 390x505mm. Map is age toned, and stained. Minor nicks and splits to margins, light creasing. Lower right margin tight.
Some paper thinness to some margins. Latin text on the verso.
A most decorative map, covering north-western Africa, (Barbary Coast) with the Canaries and Madeira. With a delightful inset map of the Congo, after Filippo Pigafetta's famous map of the kingdom.
A fabulous, and elaborate title cartouche in bottom right corner, sailing ships and a sea monster a...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

Bid received
$ 325
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Le Royaume de Fez. (11)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Le Royaume de Fez. (11).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 130x182mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. One tiny wormhole in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of the kingdom of Fes in Morocco published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées". With Antoine de Fer's imprint " : "De Fer Excu Avec Priviliege du Roy".
With number 11 in lower right bottom of the map.

The series of maps is large...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 80)

Bid received
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Le Royaume de Maroc. (12)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Le Royaume de Maroc. (12).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 125x180mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. One tiny wormhole in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of Morocco published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".


With number 12 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 Johan...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Libya
RUSCELLI, G., Africa Minor Nuova Tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Africa Minor Nuova Tavola.
Venice, 1574, Attractive colouring.. 200x250mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
Striking impression of Ruscelli's map of the region of present day Algiers, Tunisia and Libya. Ruscelli sought the most up-to-date geographical information available, making the modern maps in “Ruscelli's Geographia” among the best modern maps of the period. The map first appeared in the 1561 editi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Le royaume d'Abyssinie ou l'Empire du Prete Iean. (14)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Le royaume d'Abyssinie ou l'Empire du Prete Iean. (14).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 128x183mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. One tiny wormhole in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of Abyssinia and Ethiopia published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 14 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 tak...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
West coast / Ivory Coast
BONNE, R., Carte de la Haute et de la Basse Guinee., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - Carte de la Haute et de la Basse Guinee.
Paris, 1780, Uncolored. 225x315mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
An engraved map showing the entire Guinea coast from the Sierra Leone River to Cape Negro. Locates many towns and villages, lakes and coastal features. Today this is Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, and Equatorial Guinea.
It depicts towns, rivers, some topographica...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CLUVER, P., Mauritana et Africa Propria nunc Barbaria., antique map, old maps CLUVER, P. - Mauritana et Africa Propria nunc Barbaria.
Paris, ca 1700, Uncolored. 135x220mm. In fine condition with mild age toning.
A nice engraved map of the north-western part of Africa with the Canary Islands by Phillip Clüver in about 1700. With one cartouche featuring an angel.
Philipp Clüver (1580–1622) was an early modern German geographer and historian. ...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 135)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 32
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D'ANVILLE, J., Carta Dell Coste Della Guinea Dal Capo di Verga Sino al Paese d’Issini., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J. - Carta Dell Coste Della Guinea Dal Capo di Verga Sino al Paese d’Issini.
Paris, 1781, Uncoloured.. 210x335mm. In fine condition with usual age toning.
A fine copperplate map of Sierra Leone, including Liberia and the Ivory Coast, from the Italian edition by D’Anville. It features a decorative Rococo cartouche.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697 – 1782) was a geographer and cartographer who greatly improved the standards of map-making....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JYLBERT,  Cote d'Ivoire., antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Cote d'Ivoire.
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 345x242mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of the Ivory coast. The map is filled with buildings, animals, a ship, 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 illustra...
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Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JYLBERT,  Cote d'Ivoire, antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Cote d'Ivoire
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 345x242mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of the Ivory coast. The map is filled with buildings, animals, a ship, 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 illustra...
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Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MORTIER, P., Carte Particuliere des costes de l'Afrique qui comprend le Royaume de Gualata &c..., antique map, old maps MORTIER, P. - Carte Particuliere des costes de l'Afrique qui comprend le Royaume de Gualata &c...
Amsterdam, c1700, Original colors. 495x838mm. Very good dark impression, printed on heavy quality hand-laid paper with wide margins. Printed from two plates joined near central fold. With faint uneven toning and browning. A few small surface cracks on old green color - backed on verso. Full original hand-colour heightened in gold
Beautiful and large sea-chart from Mortier's edition of Le Neptune François. Covers the region from Cape Boujdour south until the Senegal River, with the southern part of the coast depicted in an inset. Oriented to the left, it depicts the region of modern day Western Sahara, Mauritania and S... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NORIE, John., A Chart of the Cape Verde Islands, Drawn from the Latest Authorities by J.W. Norie, Hydrogrpher., antique map, old maps NORIE, John. - A Chart of the Cape Verde Islands, Drawn from the Latest Authorities by J.W. Norie, Hydrogrpher.
London, 1855, Uncoloured. 695x410mm. With a 1/2" tear entering the map repaired and a 2 1/2" piece of margin replaced at the lower left corner.
An original and striking, mariners chart of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Africa. It is by J. W. Norie one of the most important chart makers.
The map shows all relevant islands including St. Antonia, St. Vincent. St. Lucia, St. Nicholas, Salt, Brava, Foga, St....
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Estimate
($ 550 - 680)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Guinee. (13)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Guinee. (13).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 134x180mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. One tiny wormhole in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of Guinea published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 13 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 Johannes...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
East coast
D'ANVILLE, J.B.B., Golfe Arabique ou Mer Rouge., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J.B.B. - Golfe Arabique ou Mer Rouge.
Paris, 1765, Coloured.. 670x480mm. In good condition. Folds as issued, lightly age toned, one small split where folds meet. Good impression, decent margins.
Engraved on 2 sheets, this map shows the Red Sea, and the corresponding coastlines either side of it. The map covers (in part) modern day Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and northern Ethiopia.
Map details covers caravan routes, coastal settlements, shoals, banks, reefs, islands and ...
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Estimate
($ 220 - 260)

Bid received
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Vera Duorum Indicorum in insula S. Maria., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Vera Duorum Indicorum in insula S. Maria.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 142x173mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Showing the village of St. Angela and Spakenburg on Madagascar.

Theodore de Bry, 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 wor...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JYLBERT,  Madagascar., antique map, old maps JYLBERT - Madagascar.
France, 1943, Printed colours with pochoir.. 345x242mm. Colour lithography with pochoir (stencil) print in vivid colours.
Very decorative, informative map of Madagascar. 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 o...
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Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
KEERE, Pieter van den., Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Ioannis Imperium, antique map, old maps KEERE, Pieter van den. - Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Ioannis Imperium
Amsterdam, 1628, Coloured. xmm. Coloured. Light toning and mild water stains.
A single page map of central and eastern Africa. This map depicts the mythical Christian kingdom of 'Prester John' on the African continent.
Based on Mercator/ Hondius. ...
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Estimate
($ 95 - 125)

Bid received
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Southern Africa
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
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
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