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North Africa
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
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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
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
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
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
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
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
Egypt
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
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
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
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.,  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
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
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
$ 25
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)

Bid received
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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
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)

This item has no reserve price.
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