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West coast / Ivory Coast
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)
Estimate
($ 80 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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)
Estimate
($ 100 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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)
Estimate
($ 110 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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)
Estimate
($ 120 - 250)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DUDLEY, Robert, Carta particolare che comincia con li stretto di Gibilterro e Finisce con il capo Gruer nella Barberia Occid.le [Sea chart of the North Altantic Ocean, Madeira, Morocco.], antique map, old maps DUDLEY, Robert - Carta particolare che comincia con li stretto di Gibilterro e Finisce con il capo Gruer nella Barberia Occid.le [Sea chart of the North Altantic Ocean, Madeira, Morocco.]
Florence, 1661, Uncoloured.. 460x730mm. Discolouring in center fold as usual, otherwise excellent.
A sea chart depicting the southwesternmost coasts of Spain with Cape Trafalgar, the Strait of Gibraltar and the west coast of North Africa as far south as C. Rhir near Agadir in Marocco, also showing Madeira and Porto Santo.

Robert Dudley (1574-1649). English cartographer. The Arcano del ...
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Estimate
($ 800 - 850)

Starting bid
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 1,350 - 1,650)

Bid received
$ 1,000
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
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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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHLEY, J. van., Plan de l' Isle de Gorée, sur les desseins du Sr. Compagnon., antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. van. - Plan de l' Isle de Gorée, sur les desseins du Sr. Compagnon.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, Uncoloured.. 195x360mm. excellent, 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 plan of the island of Goree off the coast of Guinea. From here the slaves were shipped to the Americas....
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS, Plan of the English  fortresses at Dickscove Vue du sud du fort de Dickscove., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Plan of the English fortresses at Dickscove Vue du sud du fort de Dickscove.
Paris, 1769, Uncoloured.. 13x180mm. In very good condition.
The English fortresses at Dickscove.From a French edition of Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 55 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS, Vue de la cote pres de Rio San Andero ou de St. Andre. / Fort St. Antoine a Axim., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Vue de la cote pres de Rio San Andero ou de St. Andre. / Fort St. Antoine a Axim.
Paris, 1769, Uncoloured.. 135x180mm. In very good condition.
View of the coast near Rio San Andero / The fortress of St. Anthony at Axim.From a French edition of Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 55 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bonne, R., Partie Occidentale de l\' Ancien Continent depius Libonne jusqu\' à la Riviere de Sierra Leone: Avec l\' Isle Madere, les Isles Canaries, et celles de C. Verde., antique map, old maps Bonne, R. - Partie Occidentale de l' Ancien Continent depius Libonne jusqu' à la Riviere de Sierra Leone: Avec l' Isle Madere, les Isles Canaries, et celles de C. Verde.
Paris, 1774, attractive later colouring. 320x215mm. 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 northwest coast with Madira, The Canarian and the Capeverdian Islands.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de la Coste occidentale d'Afrique., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de la Coste occidentale d'Afrique.
Paris, 1738-1775, Coloured.. 200x250mm. Dark impression. In good condition.
An interesting map of the West Coast of Equatorial Africa, from the Rio Grande in Senegal to just south of Angola .

Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin after Dutch sources and included in Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages", published between 1738-1775.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
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: 2
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)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
East coast
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Fortress at Praia]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Fortress at Praia].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 149x190mm. In good condition, paper lightly toned. Set in German text. Engraving is 149 x 190mm.
Text engravings from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the command of Cornelis de Houtman. the expedition left in 1595, after Holla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 65 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ARROWSMITH, John,  Nubia & Abyssinia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Nubia & Abyssinia.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 480x600mm. In very good condition. Tint split to lower centrefold.
A lovely looking steel engraved map of the portion of Africa that lies to the west of the Red sea. Mostly great deserts and the territories of nomadic African tribes are featured. Also engraved is Yemen, and the Arabian lands to the north. River Nile prominent. Many place names and physical features... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Central Africa cities
STANLEY, H. M.,  Karte des Kongobeckens und der angrenzenden Gebiete, zugleich Darstellung der Ausdehnung des Kongostaates. Von Henry M. Stanley., antique map, old maps STANLEY, H. M. - Karte des Kongobeckens und der angrenzenden Gebiete, zugleich Darstellung der Ausdehnung des Kongostaates. Von Henry M. Stanley.
Leipzig, 1877, Colour. 900x1045mm. A few brown spots, generally in very good condition.
Detailed map in a scale of 1:2.900.000 of the Congo Basin and the bordering regions, also showing the expansion of the State of the Congo. By Henry M. Stanley. Sir Henry Morton Stanley, GCB was a Welsh-American journalist and explorer who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his sear... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Southern Africa
BELLIN, J.N., Coste Occidentale d' Afrique depuis le Xie. Degré jusqu'au Cap de Bonne Esperance., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Coste Occidentale d' Afrique depuis le Xie. Degré jusqu'au Cap de Bonne Esperance.
Paris, 1739, Coloured.. 240x260mm. In very good condition.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.A map of the west coast of Africa from Bay des Poulets in 10o south to Cape des Egue... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 140 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N., Carte de la Coste Orientale d' Afrique depuis le Cap de Bonne Esperance jusqu'au Cap del Gada., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de la Coste Orientale d' Afrique depuis le Cap de Bonne Esperance jusqu'au Cap del Gada.
Paris, c. 1750, Coloured.. 245x225mm. Very good condition.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.
A map of the east coast of South Africa and Mocambique from the Cape of Good Hop...
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Estimate
($ 130 - 150)

Bid received
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bellin, J.N., Le Pays des Hottentots., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Le Pays des Hottentots.
Paris, c. 1755, fine later col.. 250x345mm. very good cond.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.Map of the Cape region with the colonies, villages and tribes carefully noted.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 140)

Bid received
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bellin, J.N., Carte de la Baye de Sainte Helene., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte de la Baye de Sainte Helene.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, later colouring,. 205x160mm. very good condition.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75. A map St. Helena Bay. From the Dutch edition of Prevost's ' Voyages'.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 65 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DUPONT, H.,  Les Mines d'Or de l'Afrique du Sud. Deuxieme edition considerablement augmentee., antique map, old maps DUPONT, H. - Les Mines d'Or de l'Afrique du Sud. Deuxieme edition considerablement augmentee.
Paris, Lemaire & Dupont, 1895, In original printed colours.. 225x140mm. 8vo, xxiii, 357pp, 6 color folding maps. Page slightly spotted throughout. Title printed in red and black at front board, no title at spine. The cover has date of 1895 printed, while title page has date of 1890.
An important work in French on gold and gold mining in South Africa, written shortly following the discovery of gold in the Witwatersrand in 1886, a profound transition for South Africa from farming to becoming the largest gold producer in the world. Part Three of the volume pertains to the various ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 175)

Bid received
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BIANCONI, F.,  Carte des Mines d'Or en exploitation dans le district de Witwatersrand (Transvaal) . . ., antique map, old maps BIANCONI, F. - Carte des Mines d'Or en exploitation dans le district de Witwatersrand (Transvaal) . . .
Paris, Monroqo, 1896, Coloured lithography. 610x1003mm. One 4 cm tear at lower right centerfold crossings affecting border frame and engraved area. Else in very good condition.
Gold mine map situated in the Witwatersrand district with 2 inset maps of New-Primrose and Buffelsdoorn Estate.
Also a transverse section of a gold mining extraction mill.
In upper right corner "Carte Commerciale et Minière des Pays Sud-Africains Carte 2."....
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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Bid received
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
STANFORD, E. , Stanford's Map of British South Africa., antique map, old maps STANFORD, E. - Stanford's Map of British South Africa.
London, 1899, Original colour. 530x686mm. Manuscript on front label, light scattered foxing on map face, mainly in the two upper corners, lower left corner bent but intact.
A detailed folding map of South Africa in original red covers. Revised to May 1st, 1899. Stanford's map depicts the most up-to-date mapping of the region at the turn of the century.
Areas controlled by the British are highlighted in various shades of pink, while areas controlled by other power...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Cape of Good Hope
BOYLE, S.,  A Map of the Cape Peninsula. Issued by the Cape Peninsula Publicity Association Adderley Street Cape Town South Africa., antique map, old maps BOYLE, S. - A Map of the Cape Peninsula. Issued by the Cape Peninsula Publicity Association Adderley Street Cape Town South Africa.
Cape Town, 1952, In printed colours.. 540x320mm. Very fine condition. Folds as issued. Paper size 600 x 380mm.
Beautiful pictorial map of the Cape Peninsula South Africa shows, its neighbourhood's, green spaces, and historic points of interest. Drawn by Stuart Boyle and published by Cape Times Ltd.. The title in top right "A Map of the Cape Peninsula. Issued by the Cape Peninsula Publicity Association Adderl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 275 - 300)

Bid received
$ 210
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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