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Carthage, etc. [Foliu XL ]

VERSO: Portraits of scholars, and an imaginary view on Carthage in Tunisia (12x17cm.) Page from the famous Liber chronicarum of Hartmann-Schedel 1493, the first and Latin...

$100 / ≈ €86

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place / Date: Nuremberg 12 July 1493

 

Tabula Prima Africa.

The map apart from depicting Morocco also shows southern Spain and the Balearic Islands. In north Africa the map extends eastwards toward modern day Algeria and to the we...

$4500 / ≈ €3881

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place / Date: Strasbourg, 1513

 

Aphricae Tabula I. (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.)

Double-page woodcut Ptolemaic-style map by Sebastian Münster figuring Mauritania, present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, published in the edition of Strabo by Henri ...

$300 / ≈ €259

Publisher: STRABO / MUNSTER, S.
Place / Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571

 

Africa Tertia pars Terrae.

This map of Africa has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. Numerous rivers appear in West Africa and as tributaries to the Nile, and mountain chain...

$1250 / ≈ €1078

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place / Date: Magdeburg, ca 1597

 

Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio.

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 ma...

$400 / ≈ €345

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

The Dutch are attacked by giant crabs.

During their return voyage, the Portuguese were wrecked on a sandbank (the Seychelles?) From the debris they began building a smaller ship in which they hoped to return t...

$100 / ≈ €86

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place / Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

Fessae et Marocchi Regna.

One of the new maps added by Hondius, when he took over publication of the Atlas, a finely engraved and decorative map of north-west Africa, with the Canaries. With an in...

$1200 / ≈ €1035

Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Guinea.

Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Map of Guinea published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English...

$230 / ≈ €198

Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.
Place / Date: London, 1645

 

Insulae de Cabo Verde olim Hesperides sive .. Zoute Eylanden.

Original copper engraving, hand colored in outline, when published. Double page chart covering detailed the Cap Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean (Isla de San Antonia, ...

$750 / ≈ €647

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 

Fezzae et Marocchi regna Africae celeberrima.

North to the right. A finely engraved, decorative map, who influenced subsequent maps for the rest of the century.

$650 / ≈ €561

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 

Nova Africa descriptio.

A beautifully engraved and most attractive "carte à figures"- map of the African continent. Bordered, above, by panels showing panorama's of Cairo, Alexandria,...

$3500 / ≈ €3019

Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, after 1660

 

Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae.

Chart of the West coast of Africa from Mauritania up to Angola. In top centre a very decorative title cartouche.

$1000 / ≈ €862

Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1675

 

Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .

Decorative and highly detailed map of Madagascar, including 2 decorative cartouches and other embellishments.The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Francisc...

$900 / ≈ €776

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place / Date: Venice, 1690

 

Bocche del Fiume Negro et Isole di Capo Verde.

Double-page engraved map of the Cape Verde Islands and part of the coast of Senegal, with large decorative cartouche. One with inset of the island Goree. During three cen...

$1500 / ≈ €1294

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place / Date: Venice, 1690

 

Genehoa Jaloffi et Sierraliones regna.

Decorative and detailed map of the West African Coast, from Senegal to Sierra Leone. In the center the river Gambia to the mouth in the Atlantic. Upper left a dedication ...

$600 / ≈ €517

Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1670 / 1720

 

Nouvelle carte du Roiaume D'Alger divisée en toutes ses provinces, avec une partie due cotes D'Espagne . . .

Rare and detailed map of the coast of Algeria. Large inset map of the Bay of Alger (El-Jazir). Shows a coastline of Spain around Alicante. Two compass roses in the Medite...

$700 / ≈ €604

Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . .

A rare and monumental wall map of Africa, with original outline color, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.Created in 1739 ...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II
Place / Date: Paris, 1739

 

Carte de L\'Egypte de la Nubie de L\'Abissinie. . .

Prepared by G.de l'Isle. Uncommon issue by Hendrik de Leth. Very detailed map of northeastern Africa, the Red Sea and the Arabian peninsula shows the political divisions ...

$500 / ≈ €431

Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1740

 

Plan du Cap de Bonne-Esperance et ses environs..

Large and detailed sea of the Cape of Good Hope from Saldahna Bay to False Bay.Engraved by Guillaume-Nicolas Delahaye (1727-1802).Latitude and longitude scales, compass ...

$600 / ≈ €517

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place / Date: Paris, 1745

 

Carte particulière de la côte d'Afrique depuis le cap des Courans jusqu'à la baye de Ste Hélène. . .

Large and detailed sea of South Africa.Engraved by Guillaume-Nicolas Delahaye (1727-1802).Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, sounding...

$900 / ≈ €776

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place / Date: Paris, 1745

 

Pas-Kaat vaneen gedeelte van de Aethiopische Zee behelsende de Kusten Zanguebar, Ajan en Abex, en een gedeelte van de Arabische Kust. . .

A finely engraved and detailed chart of most eastern tip of Africa, including Somalia, Djibouti, Yemen, Mauritius, and many other islands in the Indian Ocean.Very rare: o...

$4500 / ≈ €3881

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Le cours entier du grand et Fameux Nil. . .

Scarce. A splendid map of ancient Egypt. West is at the top and the Nile bisects Egypt. A inset shows modern Egypt to good detail. With the Red Sea and part of the Arabia...

$600 / ≈ €517

Publisher: LOTTER, C.
Place / Date: Augsburg, 1760

 

Afrique.

Map of Africa.Left and right a box with geographical information for Africa.Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis...

$150 / ≈ €129

Publisher: DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B.
Place / Date: Paris, 1762

 

Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . .

Miniature map of Africa, a reduction of the Seutter folio map based on Homann''s cartography of 1715. Very detailed - much of it fictitious. The Nile is shown not only or...

$450 / ≈ €388

Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Place / Date: Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778

 

Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats...

Rare. Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures"- wall map of Africa, prepared by Clouet. Surrounded with superb decoration, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm a...

$6000 / ≈ €5175

Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Place / Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

L'Enfance de Paul et Virginie.

Fine engraving of Paul and Virginie.Paul et Virginie (or Paul and Virginia) is a novel by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, first published in 1787. The novel's ti...

$400 / ≈ €345

Publisher: LE GRAND, A.
Place / Date: Paris, ca. 1790

 

Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c.

Map showing the southern part of Africa with decorative rococo-style cartouche.Left and right box with geographical information for each part of the area. Printed on 2 pa...

$200 / ≈ €172

Publisher: DESNOS / BRION
Place / Date: Paris, 1790

 

Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . .

The map is a rare re-issue of the Delisle map of 1722. In his first map of the continent in 1700, Delisle re-measured the Mediterranean, being the first to establish its ...

$750 / ≈ €647

Publisher: DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.
Place / Date: Paris, J.Dezauche, 1819

 

Africa.

Fine and detailed map of Africa, engraved and published by H.S. Tanner in Philadelphia. From his "American Atlas", printed in several editions from 1823 until 1...

$500 / ≈ €431

Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Place / Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, ca. 1823

 

Algérie, Colonie Française. N°87.

Map of Algeria.Lovely map from one of the last decorative atlases of the nineteenth century.The rather simple map is framed by medallion portraits and coats of arms, and ...

$90 / ≈ €78

Publisher: LEVASSEUR, V.
Place / Date: Paris, A. Combette, 1852

 

Tombeau de Soultan Qalaoûn.

Lithograph by Bernard Schmidt representing the tomb of sultan Ibn Qalaoun, founder of the mamluk dynasty during the 13th century. The tomb has some rich stained glass and...

$250 / ≈ €216

Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place / Date: Paris, 1877

 

Sibyl d'Ahmed Hoceyn Margouch.

Lithograph by Fichou. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist & Muslim convert, obsessive in...

$250 / ≈ €216

Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place / Date: Paris, 1877

 

Art arabe. - [No tittle]

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 i...

$110 / ≈ €95

Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place / Date: Paris, 1877

 

Carte des Missions Catholiques du Sud Africain.

Map of the Catholic Missions in South Africa. Inset map of L'Ile St. Hélène.Published as supplement of the Les Missions Catholiques. To the lower right an inset key to ...

$250 / ≈ €216

Publisher: LES MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES
Place / Date: Paris, Monrocq, 1902

 

[Wall Map Africa]

This interesting and impressive wall map of Africa was most probably published in celebration of the delivery of a new steamship. Philip, Son Nephew, published the wall m...

$2000 / ≈ €1725

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: c. 1906

 

Schaubild von Afrika mit bildlicher Darstellung der wichtigsten Bodenschätze und Wirtschaftgüter.

Decoratively designed economic map of Africa with pictorial representation of the most important mineral resources and economic goods for the respective area.In right han...

$750 / ≈ €647

Publisher: SCHAUBILD VERLAG
Place / Date: München, ca. 1939

 

[Continental Africa - map with Ottoman script]

Post card size map in Ottoman script of the continent of Africa from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with tex...

$200 / ≈ €172

Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Place / Date: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#

 

[Ethiopia / Abyssinia - map with Ottoman script]

Post card size map in Ottoman script of Ethiopia from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with text in Ottoman Tu...

$150 / ≈ €129

Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Place / Date: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#