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West coast / Ivory Coast
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
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  V. Repraesentatio  Variarum Ceremoniarum, ad Religionem Ipsorum Pertinentium. (Early fetish print with West African natives.), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - V. Repraesentatio Variarum Ceremoniarum, ad Religionem Ipsorum Pertinentium. (Early fetish print with West African natives.)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 138x186mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Pictorial narrative illustrating the fetish cult to be found along the West coast in what was then Guinea. The description says, the deity "Fetisso" (numinis sei Fetisso) was venerated ibn a variety of ways: acts of invocation are described, dancing and drumbeating, a dog is consulted , the bodily ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  VIII. Repraesentatio Commerciorum et Negotiationum, Quas Nigritae cum Batauis exercent., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - VIII. Repraesentatio Commerciorum et Negotiationum, Quas Nigritae cum Batauis exercent.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x186mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Locals from Gold Coast trying to sell items to the crew of a Dutch vessel.

Theodore de Bry, 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 continu...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  XXVI. Repraesentatio Capitum Praecipuarum Aliquot Personarum in Benyn., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XXVI. Repraesentatio Capitum Praecipuarum Aliquot Personarum in Benyn.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 132x159mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Different types from Benin, in West Africa.

Theodore de Bry, 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 t...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DUDLEY, R.,  Carta particolare che comincia con il c.apo Aldea è Finisce con il capo Degortam. . ., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, R. - Carta particolare che comincia con il c.apo Aldea è Finisce con il capo Degortam. . .
Florence, 1645, Uncoloured.. 485x379mm. Dark impression. Mint.
Dudley’s magnificent chart shows the south west coast of Africa. A first edition without the privilege.
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Engraved by Lucini.
Sir Robert Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare is the earliest printed sea atlas to cover the entire world, and...
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Estimate
($ 1,000 - 1,250)

Starting bid
$ 750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N., ISLEs DU CAP VERD COSTE, et PAYS DES NEGRES., antique map, old maps SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N. - ISLEs DU CAP VERD COSTE, et PAYS DES NEGRES.
Paris 1657, Old colouring. 200x285mm. Very good condition.
Very fine old colour example of this finely engraved map of the Coast of Africa and the Cape Verde Islands, first published by Nicholas Sanson in 1657.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N., Royaume De CONGO &c., antique map, old maps SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N. - Royaume De CONGO &c.
Paris 1657, Original o/l colouring with later colour addition.. 200x265mm. Very fine condition.
Very fine, old colored, decorative map of the Congo, Gabon and Angola first published by Nicholas Sanson in 1657.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLOME, R., AFRICA or LIBIA ULTERIOUR Where are the COUNTRIES OF SAARA DESERT the COUNTRIE of NEGROES and GUINE., antique map, old maps BLOME, R. - AFRICA or LIBIA ULTERIOUR Where are the COUNTRIES OF SAARA DESERT the COUNTRIE of NEGROES and GUINE.
London, 1669, Old colouring. 290x405mm. In very good condition. A few marks etc.
A map of Western Africa after Sanson. Detailed early geography with numerous errors of the time. Important mapping of the Canary Islands.
The map shows an unusual amount of topographical information for its period and includes decorative items such as: a sailing ship, ostriches, a croc...
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Estimate
($ 420 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 280
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N., LA GUINEE et Pays circonvoisins., antique map, old maps SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N. - LA GUINEE et Pays circonvoisins.
Amsterdam 1700, Old colouring. 167x317mm. Very fine condition.
Attractive copper engraved map of the Guinea coast including Guinea, Benin and Congo. Nicely detailed and decorated with a title cartouche that credits Gerard Mercator and Samuel Blomaart, an African trader and a West Indies Company director, for the information. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H., VUE ET DESCRIPTION DES FORTS QUE LES HOLLANDOIS, ANGLOIS et DANOIS ONT SUR LA COTE DE GUINEE., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - VUE ET DESCRIPTION DES FORTS QUE LES HOLLANDOIS, ANGLOIS et DANOIS ONT SUR LA COTE DE GUINEE.
Paris 1717, Uncoloured.. 370x435mm. Very fine condition.
Decorative, copperplate sheet with 12 vies of African Cities, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.

Includes a series of views showing Map shows on 12 view the forts in Acra, Apam, Cormantin, Simpa, Annamanon, Elmina, St.Iago and Cabocors.
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 6
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H., DESCRIPTION DES QUADRUPEDES, OISEAUX & REPTILES LES PLUS CURIEUX QUI SE TROUVENT DANS LA GUINEE . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - DESCRIPTION DES QUADRUPEDES, OISEAUX & REPTILES LES PLUS CURIEUX QUI SE TROUVENT DANS LA GUINEE . . .
Amsterdam, 1719, Uncoloured.. 377x443mm. In good condition, lightly age toned, wide margins.
A decorative copperplate engraving showing quadrupeds, reptiles and the birds of Guinea, including a scene with elephants, from Henri Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H., Vue & description de la ville de Lovango dans le Royaume de Congo avec plusieurs...., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue & description de la ville de Lovango dans le Royaume de Congo avec plusieurs....
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured. 380x420mm. Minor age toned.
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 the Atl...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 22
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN KEULEN, G.,  Nieuwe Paskaert van de Custen Zee Loango en Angoy van C. de Lopo Gonzalves tot R. de Zaire os Congo vertoonende alle desselfs gelegenteden., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, G. - Nieuwe Paskaert van de Custen Zee Loango en Angoy van C. de Lopo Gonzalves tot R. de Zaire os Congo vertoonende alle desselfs gelegenteden.
Amsterdam, ca. 1715 -1751, In original colours.. 500x575mm. Paper slightly browned. Some fraying along lower margin.
Sea-chart of the coast of Gabon, Loango, Angoy and Angola to Zaire (Congo) River. In lower right side title and two coastal profiles. In upper left corner inset charts of Cabo de Lopo Gonzalves and Mouth of the Congo River. With a latitude scale, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings, an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Bid received
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Bellin, J.N., Carte des Isles du Cap Verde., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte des Isles du Cap Verde.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, attractive later colouring. 210x275mm. Excellent.
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 Capeverdian Islands....
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Estimate
($ 70 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N., Plan de la Forteresse et Bourg, de Lisle de Ste. Helene., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Plan de la Forteresse et Bourg, de Lisle de Ste. Helene.
Paris, 1764, Uncoloured.. 217x174mm. In good condition, lightly toned. Good margins. Platemark. Stamp on verso.
A plan of the Fortress and Borough on the island of St. Helena by Bellin. With an inset legend of several important items and places of note, including the Govenor's house, underground powder stores, batteries by the sea, narrow paths through the mountains to habitations and where they made water. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PAZZINI, C.,  Le Coste Dell' Alta Guinea., antique map, old maps PAZZINI, C. - Le Coste Dell' Alta Guinea.
Siena, 1796, In original o/l colours.. 226x310mm. With foxing and age toning. Dark impression.
A rare and detailed outline map of the coast of West Africa beginning with the Gold Coast to the west and to Senegal to the north.
Many slaves were exported from this region. Features decorative title cartouche.

Published by Carli Pazzini in Siena and included in "Atlante Geografic...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
MONIN, C.V.,  Sénégambie et Guinée., antique map, old maps MONIN, C.V. - Sénégambie et Guinée.
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 200x262mm. Steel engraving in original out line colours. Good margins. In good condition.
Detailed map of the western part of Africa, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géographie Ancienne &c Moderne en 42 Cartes dressé par C.V. Monin. Engraved by Laguillermie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Ali ŞEREF PAŞA (also Hafız Ali E,  [Title in Ottoman Turkish: WEST AFRICA AND THE MAGHREB]., antique map, old maps Ali ŞEREF PAŞA (also Hafız Ali E - [Title in Ottoman Turkish: WEST AFRICA AND THE MAGHREB].
Beyazit, Istanbul: مطبعه عا&, In original printed colours.. 380x485mm. Colour Lithograph. Very good, original centerfold, light toning.
A fine Ottoman map of West Africa and the Maghreb from Ali Şeref Paşa’s rare ‘Yeñi coġrafya aṭlası’, published by the press of Matbaa-i Amire, the successor of İbrahim Müteferrika’s printing house; one of the largest and most detailed Ottoman general maps of the region... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 275 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
EŞREF, Mehmet,  [Equatorial Africa - map with Ottoman script], antique map, old maps EŞREF, Mehmet - [Equatorial Africa - map with Ottoman script]
Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#, In printed colours.. 89x130mm. Chromolithography on thick paper. Sheet size : 11 x 15 cm (4.3 x 5.9 inches).
Post card size map in Ottoman script of Sub-Saharan West Africa from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with text in Ottoman Turkish, published in Istanbul in 1909.
This interesting map depicts all Sub-Saharan West Africa, extending from Dakar, Senegal...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3