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Africa
JANSSONIUS, J. /BLANKAART, N., Africae Antiquae, et quarundam Europae Asiaeque Adiacentium Regionum., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. /BLANKAART, N. - Africae Antiquae, et quarundam Europae Asiaeque Adiacentium Regionum.
Amsterdam, 1662, Org. outline col with border & cartouche col added. 375x535mm. In good condition with top and bottom re-margined. Centrefold now flattened out.
A striking map of the northern and central portion of the African continent. The source of the Nile, on the Ptolemaic model, begins from the lakes Zaire and Zaflan, near the Mountains of the Moon.
Two decorative cartouches and eight Roman seals at left.
Historical map of the Northern par...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 600)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 275
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY., A Map of Africa Showing the Boundaries Settled by International Treaties & Agreements., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. - A Map of Africa Showing the Boundaries Settled by International Treaties & Agreements.
London, 1890, In original colours.. 425x400mm. Fine chromolithograph map in very fine condition. Multi folds as issued.
An interesting political map showing the boundaries of Africa, based on treaties and agreements as at 1890. It was printed for Sandford’s Geographical Establishment.
The Royal Geographical Society is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830, for the advancem...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 90 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 70
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 very fine condition on hand made water marked paper.
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: 2
LEVASSEUR, V.,  Afrique., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Afrique.
Paris, 1850, In original o/l colours.. 310x435mm. Paper slightly age-toned. A good impression.
A decorative 19th century map of the continent coloured to show the colonial possessions and major tribal kingdoms. The interior is mostly void of detail. The map is surrounded by hand coloured, steel-engraved scenes including the pyramids, wild animals, natives, the French army in Algeria and vigne... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.,  Africae nova Tabula . . ., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E. - Africae nova Tabula . . .
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 190x250mm. Good and dark impression. In good condition. French text on verso.
Africa map from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere.
The Cloppenburg edition was continued for a couple of years but seems to have been suppressed after 1636 ... (Koeman Atlantes Neer...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Bid received
$ 191
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE ROSSI, G.,  L'Africa…, antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - L'Africa…
Rome, 1677-1688, In attractive colours.. 405x552mm. Some very minor marginal spotting. Dark impression. Very good.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of Africa. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In upper right corner a tittle cartouche.
The cartographer was Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola (1643-1695) who was active in Modena in Italy.
. The principal settlements, mountain ranges and rivers a...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Bid received
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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)
Estimate
($ 500 - 1,000)

Bid received
$ 425
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert, L' Afrique / divisee suivant l' estendue de ses principales parties., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert - L' Afrique / divisee suivant l' estendue de ses principales parties.
Amsterdam, 1696, Both original and later colouring.. 546x880mm. Excellent condition.
An attractive large-format map of the African continent, embellished with a large title-cartouche.

Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), French cartographer. He joined the Sanson heirs and redrew Nicolas Sanson's maps on a larger scale. 'Atlas Nouveau' (1674), sea-atlas ' Le Neptune Francois...
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Estimate
($ 850 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)

Bid received
$ 700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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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Estimate
($ 1,900 - 2,200)

Bid received
$ 1,700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
North Africa
BONNE,R., Carte de la Partie Septentrionale d' Afrique ou de la Barbarie, contenant les Royaumes de Tripoli, de Tunis, d' Alger, de Fez et de Maroc., antique map, old maps BONNE,R. - Carte de la Partie Septentrionale d' Afrique ou de la Barbarie, contenant les Royaumes de Tripoli, de Tunis, d' Alger, de Fez et de Maroc.
Paris, 1774, coloured. 210x315mm. very good
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795), French cartographer. His maps are found in a.o. Atlas Moderne (1762), Raynal's Histoire Philos. du Commerce des Indes (1774) and Atlas Encyclopédique (1787-1788).
A map showing Africa's Mediterranean coast....
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Estimate
($ 80 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Sanson, N.,  T Gedeelte van Barbaryen waar in leggen de Ryken van Tunis en Tripoli., antique map, old maps Sanson, N. - T Gedeelte van Barbaryen waar in leggen de Ryken van Tunis en Tripoli.
Amsterdam, F. Halma, 1705, attractive later colouring. 185x80mm. excellent condition.
Nicolas Sanson (1600-67), ' father of the French cartography' and founder of the Sanson firm. Atlas ' Cartes générales de toutes les parties du Monde', 1658-70 and a pocket atlas in 4 parts ( 1656-1705). A map of Tunis and Libya from the Dutch edition of N. Sanson's pocket atlas.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 85
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 150 - 250)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Africae propriae Tabula.., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Africae propriae Tabula..
Antwerp, 1603, Coloured.. 335x485mm. Excellent strong print, clean image. Paper age-toned. Some Latin manuscript annotations in margins and on verso. Some marginal soiling/foxing in margins. Verso Latin
The most beautiful early map of the northern coast of Africa available to the collector. Prepared by Ortelius himself.
Ortelius based the map on Gastaldi....
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Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ORTELIUS, A.,  Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 325x495mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
North-West Africa. Koeman speculated: In view of the important trading relationship between Antwerp and Africa, it is not impossible that the original was a manuscript map of Portuguese or Venetian origin. In this map, Ortelius gives a number of details found on no other printed map of the period... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Egypt
DELAMARCHE, F., Aegypti Antique Tabula, antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, F. - Aegypti Antique Tabula
Paris, 1831, Original o/l Colouring. 290x290mm. In very fine condition, with centrefold as issued.
A fine map of ancient Egypt, with the early names of the settlements along the Nile River, engraved by F. Delamarche and published in Paris in 1831.

C.F. Delamarche (1740-1817) was a French geographer and mapmaker. He was the successor of Robert de Vaugondy, Bonne and Sanson, whose atlase...
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Estimate
($ 95 - 125)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 6
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J. N., Carte exacte du cours du Nil., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. N. - Carte exacte du cours du Nil.
Paris, 1764, Uncolored. 230x180mm. A very good example. Thick hand-laid paper. Margins with some toning.
A very detailed map of the Nile river. The banks are filled with place names of forts and villages. The river mouth is at the foot of the map. With a decorative title cartouche.
Published in Bellin's famous "Le Petit Atlas Maritime"....
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 12
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 20 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Description de la Ville d'Alexandrie et des Antiquites Remarquables qu'on y voit., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description de la Ville d'Alexandrie et des Antiquites Remarquables qu'on y voit.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 360x480mm. Repair of split lower part center fold and a marginal split to the left. Very good impression.
Panoramic view of the ancient Egyptian port city of Alexandria accompanied by insets of "Palais de Cleopatre" (the ruins of Cleopatra's palace), Obelisque d'Alexandrie (the Obelisk of Alexandria) and "Construction interieure des tours" (the interior construction of the towers).

From Chat...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 75 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 75 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 110 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANSON,N. , Egypten, verdeelt in zyne twaalf Cassilifen of Landvoogdyen., antique map, old maps SANSON,N. - Egypten, verdeelt in zyne twaalf Cassilifen of Landvoogdyen.
Amsterdam, F. Halma, 1705, Coloured.. 275x200mm. In very good condition.
An attractive map of Egypt from Nicolas Sanson's pocket atlas. Nicolas Sanson (1600-67), the father of the French cartography' and founder of the Sanson firm. Published atlas "Cartes générales de toutes les parties du Monde", 1658-70 and a pocket atlas in 4 parts (1652-1705).... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 80
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.
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
$ 99
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
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE,  Red Sea - Suez Bay.., antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE - Red Sea - Suez Bay..
London 1857, updated to 1864, Uncoloured.. 633x486mm. Right margin cut close to the neat line. Minor marginal light brown spot in the lower border. Good condition.
Nice chart focused on the Suez Bay. Indicating Suez, villages, buildings, banks and soundings in feet.
Relief shown by hachures. 2 compass roses.
Published in 1857. Engraved by J. & C.Walker. The survey was made in 1856 by Commr. A.L. Manse...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 very fine condition on hand-made, chain-linked, water-marked paper.
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
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Fessae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberr., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Fessae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberr.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 390x505mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
Uncommon map, covering north-western Africa, with the Canaries and Madeira. With an inset of the Congo, after Filippo Pigafetta's famous map of the kingdom.

Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white ma...
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Estimate
($ 650 - 850)

Bid received
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Algeria
BONNE, R., Etats du Roi de Maroc. Les Royaumes D’Algier, de Tunis et de Tripoli, avec les Pays Circonvoisins., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - Etats du Roi de Maroc. Les Royaumes D’Algier, de Tunis et de Tripoli, avec les Pays Circonvoisins.
Paris, 1780, Uncoloured.. 360x235mm. In fine condition with a minor repair in the top margin.
A North African map of Algeria, Tunisia, and Tripoli by Raynal and Bonne in 1780. It is from Atlas of All Known Parts of Globe, Lists For Philosophical History and Policy establishments and Trade of the Europeans in the two Indies. Engraved by Andre.

Rigobert Bonne (1727–1794) wa...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

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Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Canary Islands
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Dutch fleet attacking Spanish fortess of Gratiosa on Gran Canaria]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Dutch fleet attacking Spanish fortess of Gratiosa on Gran Canaria].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 147x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 218 mm.
German text on verso.
Scarce print with a German text sheet showing a fierce battle taking place between Spanish and Dutch forces. From de Bry's "Great American Voyages".

Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623) was born in Liège in 1561, the eldest son of the engraver and publisher Theodor de Bry. It was from his f...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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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Estimate
($ 200 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Central Africa
LEVASSEUR, V.,  Colonies Françaises (en Afrique). N°91., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Colonies Françaises (en Afrique). N°91.
Paris, A. Combette, 1852, In original o/l colours.. 290x425mm. Very good condition. Steel engraved map in original out-line colours, the outer decoration is uncoloured, as issued.
Handsome map divided into two sections shows a section of the coast of French West Africa titled 'Senegambie' (Senegal & Gambia) with a drawing of the Senegal River and a second chart of the island of Madagascar with an enlargement of it's west coast region bordering on the Indian Ocean.
Map i...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Presbiteri Johannis, sive Abissinorum Imperii descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Presbiteri Johannis, sive Abissinorum Imperii descriptio.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 370x440mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
Depicting Africa from the Mediterranean to the Mountains of the Moon placed just below Mozambique.

Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white map in an early and strong impression is a rarity now-a-days...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
West coast / Ivory Coast
ZATTA, A., La Guinea Occidentale…, antique map, old maps ZATTA, A. - La Guinea Occidentale…
Venise, 1794, In attractive original colours.. 403x309mm. Very good condition.
An engraved chart of the coast from Sierra Leone to Cape delle Tre Punte.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

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Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DÉPOT DE LA MARINE:, Carte Reduite des Costes Occidentales d'Afrique seconde feuille depuis le Cap Bojador jusqu'a la Riviere de Sierra Leona pour le service des Vaisseaux du Roy... Seconde feuille.., antique map, old maps DÉPOT DE LA MARINE: - Carte Reduite des Costes Occidentales d'Afrique seconde feuille depuis le Cap Bojador jusqu'a la Riviere de Sierra Leona pour le service des Vaisseaux du Roy... Seconde feuille..
Paris, 1753 corrected in 1765, Uncoloured.. 880x550mm. Printed on heavy paper. Dark impression.
Sea chart of the West African coast, from Sierra Leone to southern Morocco, and including the Cape Verde Islands and part of the Canaries, all at a scale of about 1:3,000,000.
Bellin (1703-1772) began working for the newly established Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine at age eighteen and ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 250)

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Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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