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West coast / Ivory Coast
DE BRY, Th.,   XXII. Regiae in Guinea Sepulturae Repraesentatio., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XXII. Regiae in Guinea Sepulturae Repraesentatio.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x179mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of the sheet : 304x205mm.
Headhunters scene in Guinea, according to Theodore de Bry, who was a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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HONDIUS, J.,  Congi regnu., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. - Congi regnu.
Amsterdam, 1620, Uncoloured.. 140x172mm. No text on verso.
Early map of Congo published in the Mercator / Hondius Atlas Minor.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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BLAEU, W.,  Guinea., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Guinea.
Amsterdam, 1640, In original colours.. 386x526mm. Paper very slightly age toned. A good and dark impression.
An attractive map covered with intersecting rhumb lines and decorated with monkeys, lions, elephants and native figures. With a dedication to Dr. Nicolas Tulp.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S.,  Congi regnu., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S. - Congi regnu.
London, 1645, Uncoloured.. 140x172mm. A little weak impression. Printed text on verso visible on recto.
Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Early map of Congo published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English on both sides. Size of paper: 32x21cm.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Sanson, N., T Koninkrijk van Congo., antique map, old maps Sanson, N. - T Koninkrijk van Congo.
Amsterdam, 1705, attractive later colouring. 200x265mm. very good
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 Gabon, the Congo and Angola from Cape Lopez... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  Carte de la Barbarie de la Nigritie et de la Guinée.., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte de la Barbarie de la Nigritie et de la Guinée..
Amsterdam c. 1745, Original o/l colour.. 487x607mm. Original outline and body hand colouring on heavy paper. Good impression. In very good condition.
Richly engraved map of North and West Africa, based upon the earlier maps of De L'Isle. Richly annotated throughout and with excellent regional detail. It includes the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Islands and the Azores.
The map is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled, Atlas N...
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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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DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T.,  Map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa., antique map, old maps DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T. - Map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa.
London, 1761-1763, In original o/l colours.. 104x124mm. Paper very slightly age toned and some very light offsetting due to oxidation of ink.
Uncommon miniature map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa, engraved by Thomas Kitching for "A New General and Universal Atlas Containing Forty five Maps by Andrew Dury".
This miniature atlas published during the Seven Years' War.
The maps are typical for the period and well execut...
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East coast
Aa, P. van der., Opper-Ethiopien of \' T Ryk der Abyssinen., antique map, old maps Aa, P. van der. - Opper-Ethiopien of ' T Ryk der Abyssinen.
Leiden, 1707, fine later colouring. 150x235mm. very good
Pieter van der Aa was a prolific publisher. He published a.o. ' Naaukeurige versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysen', a series of accounts of voyages (1706-08) and ' Galérie agréable du monde', completed in 1729An attractive little map of Eth... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de L'Abissinie &c.., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de L'Abissinie &c..
Amsterdam, c. 1745, Original o/l colour.. 492x580mm. Printed on heavy paper, slightly age-toned as usual. Good impression. Excellent condition.
Detailed copper-engraved map of North-East Africa showing Guinea in the southwest through Ethiopia , the Red Sea to the Persian Gulf.
In the northwest, Tunis through Egypt and the Holy Land.
The map is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Pa...
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BRUCE, J., To my worthy and learned friend, the honourable Daines Barrington, this plan of two attempts to arrive at the source of the Nile..., antique map, old maps BRUCE, J. - To my worthy and learned friend, the honourable Daines Barrington, this plan of two attempts to arrive at the source of the Nile...
Götting, ca. 1790, Uncoloured.. 500x305mm. Printed on heavy hand-laid paper. Folds and narrow bottom margin as issued. Some toning and a few small spots. One short repaired tear to bottom border.
Important map of Ethiopia, centred on Lake Tana. Extends from Gondar until the Saccala District and the Geesh Abay (Geesh Springs), marked "Source of the Nile". The map plots Bruce's travels in search of the source of the Blue Nile starting from the ethiopian capital of Gondar. Local guides l... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,  Kilima Njaro Mtn. to illustrate the paper of Dr. Hans Meyer., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - Kilima Njaro Mtn. to illustrate the paper of Dr. Hans Meyer.
London, Edward Stanford, 1890, In original printed colours.. 210x266mm. Colour lithographed map on thin paper.
One of the first maps of Mount Kilima Njaro with insets of the Bibo Crater, the route of dr. Hans Meyer shown in a red line.
Fine coloured lithograph map lithographed by F.S.Weller. Published for the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society.

Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volc...
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ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,  East Africa. Mounts of the Zambesi River surveyed by Daniel J.Rankin, M.R.A.S. 1889., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - East Africa. Mounts of the Zambesi River surveyed by Daniel J.Rankin, M.R.A.S. 1889.
London, Edward Stanford, 1890, In original printed colours.. 210x240mm. Colour lithographed map on thin paper.
One of the first maps of the mounts of the Zambesi River surveyed by Daniel J.Rankin in 1889, his track shown in a red line.
Fine coloured lithograph map lithographed by Turner and Shawe. Published for the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society....
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ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,  Sketch map of the route of the Emin Pasha relief expedition from the mounth of the Aruwimi to Bagamyo 1887 to 1889., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - Sketch map of the route of the Emin Pasha relief expedition from the mounth of the Aruwimi to Bagamyo 1887 to 1889.
London, Edward Stanford, 1890, In original printed colours.. 177x245mm. Colour lithographed map on thin paper.
One of the first maps map of the route of the Emin Pasha relief expedition from the mounth of the Aruwimi to Bagamyo 1887 to 1889, his track shown in a red line.
Fine coloured lithograph map published by Stanford. Published for the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society.

The E...
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Central Africa cities
SCHLEY, J. van,  Habits des Negres du Cap Verd. / Kleedy der Negers  aan Kabo Verde., antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. van - Habits des Negres du Cap Verd. / Kleedy der Negers aan Kabo Verde.
Paris, Didot, ca. 1780, Uncoloured.. 198x140mm. Good impression.
Inhabitants of Cape Verde.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Southern Africa
METELLUS, J., Regnum Monomotapae., antique map, old maps METELLUS, J. - Regnum Monomotapae.
Cologne, ca 1598, Uncoloured.. 152x226mm. Very good dark impression. Hand laid paper with a watermark, and full wide margins. Centralfold split and two tears in bottom margin backed on verso.
Some staining, mainly to bottom margin.
An important and rare map of Southern Africa and Madagascar. Southern Africa is filled with place names and rivers.
On Madagascar there are only a few places on the coast named. With latin text on verso. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche.
Published in Botero's Theatrum Principu...
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DE L'ISLE., Carte du Congo et du Pays des Cafres.., antique map, old maps DE L'ISLE. - Carte du Congo et du Pays des Cafres..
Paris, 1708, In original o/l colours.. 490x620mm. Margins with a few small nicks and tears. Some old repairs to upper and lower centerfold. Basically in good condition.
Large map of the Southern part of Africa, including Madagascar An important map by one of France's most prolific map makers.
The Delisle (de L'Isle) family followed the Sansons as a major influence in the development of French cartography at the very beginning of the eighteenth century at a mom...
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OTTENS, R. / J.,  Nieuwe caarte van Kaap de Goede Hoop en't zuyderdeel van Africa. . ., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. / J. - Nieuwe caarte van Kaap de Goede Hoop en't zuyderdeel van Africa. . .
Amsterdam, 1737, Original colours.. 432x544mm. In full original colours. Large margins on heavy paper. Near to mint condition.
Uncommon map of Africa, south of the Equator, with insets of the Dutch fort at the Cape of Good Hope and Table Bay.

Joachim Ottens (1663 - 1719) and his sons Renier and Joshua were prominent Dutch booksellers and map publishers from about 1680 to 1790. Joachim, the founder of the firm, wa...
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NEELE, S. & G., South Africa., antique map, old maps NEELE, S. & G. - South Africa.
London, 1813, Original colors. 222x282mm. An excellent example.
A nicely engraved map with fine hand-colouring. Excellent detail with numerous place names. It also Includes several wells, missionary villages, and short notes.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Madagascar & other Islands
Thomas Porcacchi ., Dell ‘Isola Di San Lorenzo, Madagascar. , antique map, old maps Thomas Porcacchi . - Dell ‘Isola Di San Lorenzo, Madagascar.
Padua, 1590, Hand colour. 142x103mm. Very good clean condition, with a strong impression.
A beautiful map of Madagascar, from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" - the most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi and engraved by Girolamo Porro.
The map is oriented northeast, it includes a wealth of topographical detail, including many small islands. Exquisitely ornamented by two...
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Pierre Du Val., Isle de Madagascar dite de St.Laurens et aujourd'hui Isle Dauphine, antique map, old maps Pierre Du Val. - Isle de Madagascar dite de St.Laurens et aujourd'hui Isle Dauphine
Paris, 1662, Hand colour. 100x120mm. In very good condition, with one original fold.
An attractive miniature copper plate map of Madagascar from Pierre Du Val's "Le Monde ou la Geographe Universal" dated 1662.
The maps in the atlas are derived from those of Nicolas Sanson to whom Pierre Du Val was both nephew and pupil. ...
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CORONELLI, V.M.,  Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .
Venice, ca. 1696, Uncoloured.. 605x450mm. Very fine condition. Printed on heavy paper. A few very marginal water stains.
A beautiful and flamboyantly engraved large-scale map of Madagascar, Bourbon and part of the coast of Mozambique.
On verso a smaller map Madagascar (170x123mm)
The map is the product of the late 17th century Venetian cartographer, Vincenzo Coronelli.
A decorative title cartouche ap...
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