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Morocco
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)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W., Fezzae et Marocchi Regna Africae Celeberrima., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Fezzae et Marocchi Regna Africae Celeberrima.
Amsterdam, 1638, Original Colour with Border Enhancement . 260x330mm. In fine condition. Paper was thin so the map has been backed with Japan paper.
A fine and detailed map of Morocco showing the large fortified towns of Marakesh, Taradante and Fez.
A large decorative cartouche depicts two Centaurs holding flags, and there are five sailing ships, including two engaged in battle are depicted in the sea. Ortelius is credited in the title as ...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JOLLAIN, G., Le Royaume de Fez., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, G. - Le Royaume de Fez.
Paris, 1667, Uncoloured.. 130x185mm. In very fine condition on watermarked paper.
Rare map of a part of Morocco published by Jollain in 1667. Published in "Trésor Des Cartes Geographiques Des Principaux Estats de Lunivers".
This atlas is based upon Boisseau's atlas from 1643, the first world atlas published in France which was based on Atlas Minor, 1628.
Jollai...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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
Central Africa
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)

Bid received
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DAPPER, O., The city of Loango from Dapper., antique map, old maps DAPPER, O. - The city of Loango from Dapper.
Amsterdam, 1686, Uncoloured.. 240x332mm. Upper margin cut till image, lower and top margin reinstalled.
Copper engraved page view of Loango from Olfert Dapper. The view shows the city of Loango capital of the kingdom of the same name which lay in what is now the Republic of Congo, and thrived between the 15th–19th centuries.

The city is laid out before us with a key in the upper corners in...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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
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 printed.. 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)

Bid received
$ 210
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
West coast / Ivory Coast
DE BRY, Th.,   Argumentum I. Primus Lufitanorum cum Sogni praefecto congreffus, eiusdemque Baptismus, de quibus lib. 2 cap 2. fit mentio. (The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Argumentum I. Primus Lufitanorum cum Sogni praefecto congreffus, eiusdemque Baptismus, de quibus lib. 2 cap 2. fit mentio. (The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno)
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 140x174mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno. When the Portuguese first discovered the county and the inhabitants of Sogno, they were taken for gods and received with great hospitality, just as the prince of Sogno himself was honoured, he being a relative of the king of the Congo. The Portugues... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 110 - 125)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Argumentum II. Lufitani regem Congi falutant, eique legationem fuam exponunt. De quibus Vide lib. 2 cap 2., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Argumentum II. Lufitani regem Congi falutant, eique legationem fuam exponunt. De quibus Vide lib. 2 cap 2.
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 136x180mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
The Portuguese appear before the king of the Congo. When the king of the Congo heard about his neighbor, the prince of Sogno, being converted to Christianity, he called the Portuguese for an interview in the hope of also being converted. He subsequently had all their heathen idols thrown out and wro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Descriptio Regni Congi., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Descriptio Regni Congi.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 83x120mm. In very good condition, some water stains, lightly age toned, wide margins, dark impression. Latin text to verso. Some show through of verso text.
An attractive miniature map of the Christian Kingdom of Congo in western Africa, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
It features a pleasant strap-work title in the bottom left corner, the sea is hatched, and the map is filled with some nice to...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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
HONDIUS, J, Guinea Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J - Guinea Nova Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1609, Uncoloured.. 345x490mm. In very good condition.
Jodocus Hondius' map of Guinea is probably the most attractive map of this area. An inset with a elaborate strap-work border depicts the island of S. Thomas. Further embellished with two strap-work cartouches, a galleon and a canoe. . Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612). Geographer, engraver, founder of th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 325
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HONDIUS, Jodocus., Guineae Nova Descriptio, antique map, old maps HONDIUS, Jodocus. - Guineae Nova Descriptio
Amsterdam, 1614, Coloured.. 225x320mm. Fine colouring, clear and sharp impression. Folding lines and short upper margin as issued. Some browning and some microscopic tiny holes near center and upper left corner, hardly visible. Verso blanc.
In 1611 Isaac Pontanus, published his “Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia” in Amsterdam. This print comes out of the even rarer Dutch translation "Historische beschrijvinghe der seer wijt beroemde coop-stadt Amsterdam" published in 1614 by Hondius. It is the earliest historical description of... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DUDLEY, R., Carte particolare che comincia con l'Isole di S. Tomasso e Tome e c. d' S. Clara e finisce con il. c. d' Aldeas., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, R. - Carte particolare che comincia con l'Isole di S. Tomasso e Tome e c. d' S. Clara e finisce con il. c. d' Aldeas.
Florence, 1661, Uncoloured.. 468x362mm. Right margin cropped close, otherwise in very good condition.
Chart of Gabon, Congo, Zaire and Angola] Carte particolare che comincia con l'Isole di S. Tomasso e Tome e c. d' S. Clara e finisce con il. c. d' Aldeas.
Description: Robert Dudley (1574-1649). English cartographer. The Arcano del Mare (Mystery of...
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Estimate
($ 750 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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
OTTENS, R. & J., Tractus Littorales Guinea a promontorio Verde., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. & J. - Tractus Littorales Guinea a promontorio Verde.
Amsterdam, 1745, Coloured.. 480x560mm. In very good condition.
A fine chart, originally published by Frederick de Wit, corrected and re-issued by the Ottens brothers. A large, finely etched title-cartouche depicts a slave market. The Guinea coast played an important part in the trading of slaves to the Americas.

Reinier and Joshua Ottens were Amsterd...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 650)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHLEY, J., Partie de la Coste de Guinee Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusqu’au Cap des Basses;, antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. - Partie de la Coste de Guinee Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusqu’au Cap des Basses;
Paris, 1747, Coloured.. 160x220mm. In good condition with folds as issued.
A fine little map engraved by Schley featuring the coast of Guinee in Western Africa. The insert is of the Sestos River.
With a pleasing floral, title cartouche. The map was published in Paris in 1747 by Didot. ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J.N., Carte Generale de la Coste de la Guinée. , antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte Generale de la Coste de la Guinée.
Paris, 1750, attractive later colouring. 550x885mm. very good
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 large sea-chart from Nicolas Bellin?s ?l?Hydrographie Française? showing the coast... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 375)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
COTE D'OR, Congo Belge., antique map, old maps COTE D'OR - Congo Belge.
Kortrijk, ca. Ca. 1950, Colour printed.. 490x470mm. Good impression. Folds as issued.
This poster was included in the picture book "Faunaflor-Kongo" of the chocolate manufacturer Côte D'or. Printed in Belgium by Ets. Leon Beyaert-Sioen N.V. Kortrijk.

James Thiriar, (1889-1965) was born in Belgium (Brussels) and has, in addition to numerous war scenes, also created many wor...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 75)

Bid received
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
East coast
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Insulae & Ars Mosambique., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Insulae & Ars Mosambique.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x125mm. In very good condition, lightly age toned, wide margins, dark impression. Latin text to verso. Some show through of verso text.
An very attractive miniature map of the Portuguese island of Mozambique in east Africa, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. It features a pleasant strap-work title, a pair of ships and men in a row-boat are seen offs...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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
BELLIN, J.N., Carte De la Coste Orientale d' Afrique., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte De la Coste Orientale d' Afrique.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, Coloured.. 240x190mm. 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 showing Africa's east coast north of Madagascar to the Red Sea....
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Estimate
($ 85 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Zatta, A., La Nubia et Abissinia., antique map, old maps Zatta, A. - La Nubia et Abissinia.
Venice, 1784, fine original colouring. 310x400mm. very good condition.
Antonio Zatta, (fl. 1757-1797), Venetian publisher. Published atlas in 4 volumes ' Atlante novissimo'.Zatta?s map of Ethiopia, also showing the southwestern part of the Arabian peninzula from Mecca to Aden.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 170
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ZATTA, A., La Nubia et Abissinia., antique map, old maps ZATTA, A. - La Nubia et Abissinia.
Venice, 1784, In fine original colouring.. 210x400mm. In very good condition.
An antique map of East Africa: La Nubia et Abissinia by Antonio Zatta, (fl. 1757-1797). Zatta was a Venetian publisher. Published in his atlas of 4 volumes 'Atlante novissimo'.
Zatta's map of Ethiopia, also showing the southwestern part of the Arabian peninsula from Mecca to Aden. ...
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Estimate
($ 260 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY., The Central Islands of the Seychelles Group. . ., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. - The Central Islands of the Seychelles Group. . .
London, 1907, In original colours.. 287x327mm. In good condition. Multi-folds as issued, light damp staining to top border. Linen backed. Good wide margins.
A nice 'modern' map of the Seychelles, published 'to illustrate a paper by J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.'. With a small reference table beneath the title and scales, inset of the entire Seychelles Island group in the lower right corner. Map is filled with depth soundings.
The Seychelles is an archi...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 60)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Southern Africa
KOLBEN, P., The Present State of the Cape of Good-Hope: or a Particular Account of the Several Nations of the Hottentots..., antique map, old maps KOLBEN, P. - The Present State of the Cape of Good-Hope: or a Particular Account of the Several Nations of the Hottentots...
London, 1731, Uncoloured.. 200x125mm. With wear to binding, contemporary speckled calf, rubbed and worn, joints cracked but not loose. Pages with age-toning and occasional faint staining.
2 volumes, 1st English edition, 31 engraved plates including frontispieces, and a folding map. Map + plates in good condition. Two text pages with missing corners affecting one word of text.
One of the most important early accounts of South Africa and the Cape of Good Hope! “It contains the earliest list of South African animals … a full account of the government of the country, with detailed descriptions of the various settlements, and a mass of information respecting … the nati... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 2,000)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 425
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
THOMSON, J., North Africa & South Africa., antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - North Africa & South Africa.
Edinbourgh, 1815, In original colours.. 600x515mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A fine, hand-coloured, 1817 Thomson map that is two maps in one: North Africa and South Africa. Thomson's focus on these two parts of Africa makes sense as these were the only well known parts of the 'Dark Continent'.
Engraved in 1814 by Neale and issued in Edinburgh cartographer John Thomson...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

Starting bid
$ 190
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GOLDMAN[N], C. S./ DUPONT, Henry., Carte Du District Aurifere Du Witwatersrand Transvaal (Afrique du Sud) Par S. Goldmann d'apres le Cadastre officiel du Gouvernement, antique map, old maps GOLDMAN[N], C. S./ DUPONT, Henry. - Carte Du District Aurifere Du Witwatersrand Transvaal (Afrique du Sud) Par S. Goldmann d'apres le Cadastre officiel du Gouvernement
(Johannesburg, Decembre 1894 / Paris, 1895, In original colours.. 720x2000mm. 72 sections mounted on linen, original color with gold highlights. Bound in pebbled boards with original label affixed to front cover. Edges of boards exposed, linen worn at folds, extreme margin of one map sheet chipped in two places, but overall excellent.
VERY RARE OCLC lists one copy at the Bibl. Interuniversitaire Scientifique Jussieu (Paris) and one copy on the trade.

Mineralogical survey dating from the early years of the mining of the huge gold reefs in the Witwatersrand Basin of South Africa. From the time when these deposits were di...
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Estimate
($ 1,300 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,401
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Madagascar & other Islands
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  St. Thomas., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - St. Thomas.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x125mm. In very good condition, lightly age toned, some water stains, wide margins, a nice dark impression. Latin text to verso. Some show through of verso text.
A lovely miniature map of the one time Portuguese island of St. Thomas, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
The island is depicted as being almost circular, with mountainous interior, rivers and some coastal settlements engraved. A pair of coa...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLACK, A & C.,  South Africa., antique map, old maps BLACK, A & C. - South Africa.
Edinburgh, 1856, In attractive strong original colours.. 417x555mm. In very good condition. Centerfold. Margins complete, lightly age toned. Good impression.
A large map of South Africa with considerable detail, it includes modern day Botswana, Namibia and Mozambique. Inset map at upper centerfold of 'Continuation of Africa south of the Equator.' From the atlas General Atlas of the World.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Cape of Good Hope
TALLIS, John., Cape Colony., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Cape Colony.
London, Edinburgh, Dublin, 1851, In original o/l colours.. 245x320mm. In very good condition, with a centerfold, lightly age toned. Good impression, good margins.
A decorative steel engraved map from the famous Victorian publisher John Tallis and Company, published ca.1851. Drawn and engraved by J Rapkin, while the four corner vignette views are done by H. Warren & Engraved by H. Bond.
The five vignettes show: Cape Town, Graham's Town, the entrance to t...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Bid received
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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