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West coast / Ivory Coast
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
($ 300 - 500)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 425
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
N. Sanson d'Abbeville., L'Afrique, ou Lybie Ulterieure: ou sont Le Saara, ou Desert, Le Pays Des Negres, La Guinee, et les Pays circonv., antique map, old maps N. Sanson d'Abbeville. - L'Afrique, ou Lybie Ulterieure: ou sont Le Saara, ou Desert, Le Pays Des Negres, La Guinee, et les Pays circonv.
Paris, 1655, Handcoloured. 343x552mm. The map is in very good condition. Centrefold as issued. On verso: no text. Slight paper creasing.
A fine map of Western Africa filled with information, much of it spurious, in the Sahara Desert, the Niger River and the coast of Guinea.
Of particular interest are several incomplete rivers in the desert regions that appear and then disappear. The map is beautifully engraved with a title cart...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria., Canoe, a Barche praticate dagli Habitanti della Guinea., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. - Canoe, a Barche praticate dagli Habitanti della Guinea.
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 384x254mm. In very fine condition. Printed on large paper. Paper only slightly soiled. On verso: no text.
A copper engraving with very large margins, printed from three plates. Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border: Night fishing in Guinea and an example of Guinean canoes (including one carrying cattle). This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CLUVER, P., Mauritana et Africa Proria nunc Barbaria., antique map, old maps CLUVER, P. - Mauritana et Africa Proria nunc Barbaria.
Leiden, 1697, Uncolored. 135x220mm. In very fine condition with folds as issued.
A pleasantly engraved map of the north-western part of Africa with the Canary Islands by Phillip Clüver. With one cartouche.
Phillip Cluver was a German geographer and historian located in Leiden. His main publications: 'Germania Antiqua' (1616), 'Siciliae Antiquae libri duo' (1619), 'Sardinia...
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Estimate
($ 105 - 130)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
P. Schenk & G. Valk, Guinea., antique map, old maps P. Schenk & G. Valk - Guinea.
Amsterdam, ca. 1700, Original colours. 382x518mm. In good condition. Centrefold as issued. Wide margins. Paper a bit soiled. On verso: no text. Slight spotting.
A decorative map of West Africa. The map includes numerous animals in the interior, sailing ships and an elegant cartouche. Published in Amsterdam by P. Schenk and G. Valk, ca. 1700... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'ANVILLE, J.B.B.,  [2 sheets] Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidentale de l'Afrique…, antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J.B.B. - [2 sheets] Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidentale de l'Afrique…
Paris, ca. 1751, In out line colours.. 505x700mm. In good condition. Minor foxing to margins, some margins with slight nicks and tears etc. Strong thick paper. Good margins. With later colour addition.
A large 2 sheet map of a part of the west coast of Africa that covers The Gambia and Senegal. (When joined the map would measure approx. 1010 x 1400 mm)
D'anville's maps have a clarity and a directness that is very 'modern'. He incorporated as much known information into his maps as he could.<...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N., Carte Reduite d'une Partie des Costes Occidentales d'Afrique, Seconde Feuille, depuis le Cap Bojador jusqu'ala Riviere de Sierra Leona., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte Reduite d'une Partie des Costes Occidentales d'Afrique, Seconde Feuille, depuis le Cap Bojador jusqu'ala Riviere de Sierra Leona.
Paris, 1765, Uncoloured. 869x545mm. With a centrefold as issued. Ample margins. Paper slightly age toned. Verso: blank.
A fine sea chart of the Southwest Coast of Africa, published by Jacques Nicolas Bellin in 1753. This scarce sea chart covers the western coast of Africa from northern Guinea to the southern border of Morocco.
It includes portions of the Canary and Cape Verde Islands. As with most sea charts, ...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 fine condition with light age toning.
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)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATTRE, J., Untitled Map of West Africa (Cyrillic), antique map, old maps LATTRE, J. - Untitled Map of West Africa (Cyrillic)
St Petersburg, 1790, Original o/l coloring. 425x310mm. In good condition with several small repaired cracks. Some light staining and spotting.
A rare cyrillic edition of the Bonne & Lattré copper engraved map of West Africa. It covers from the Gold Coast (modern day Ghana), south around the Bight of Benin to Gabon, Congo and Angola. It includes the modern-day countries of Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Con... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 320 - 380)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4