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MÜNSTER, S.,  (African flora and fauna), antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - (African flora and fauna)
Basle, ca. 1564, Uncoloured.. 320x205mm. Wood block print with letterpress. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally in good condition. Size of the sheet : 320x205 mm.
One text page with a woodcut of an abandon flora and fauna in Africa from Münster's Cosmographia Universalis.
The Cosmographia by Sebastian Munster from 1544 is the earliest German description of the world. It had numerous editions in different languages including Latin, French (transl...
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$ 20
Approx. Euro 18  

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Condition Rating: 3
MAZZA, Giovanni Battista / RASCIOTTI, Donato.,  Africa ex magnae Orbis Terrae Descriptione., antique map, old maps MAZZA, Giovanni Battista / RASCIOTTI, Donato. - Africa ex magnae Orbis Terrae Descriptione.
Venice, ca. 1590, In original colours.. 362x480mm. Paper slightly age toned. Remains of old colour. A somewhat weak impression as usual. Good margins with a few marginal holes filled in.
Very rare separately published "Lafreri" map of Africa. The title in typical Italian scrollwork surmounted by two Cupids in the lower Atlantic. A dedication to Francesco Moresini on a rectangular scroll, lower right corner.
Cartographically, this map is a close copy of the Ortelius 1570 map of...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 3
BÜNTING, H.,  Africa Tertia pars Terrae., antique map, old maps BÜNTING, H. - Africa Tertia pars Terrae.
Magdeburg, ca 1597, Uncoloured.. 260x335mm. In very good condition. Paper slightly washed and sized, still occasional minor spotting. Wide margins. Dark impression.
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 chains and various kingdoms are mentioned. The sea with a galleon, a merman and above him a sea-bird.

"The appearance of th...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,113  

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Condition Rating: 3
HULSIUS, L.,  [Two sheet map of Africa.], antique map, old maps HULSIUS, L. - [Two sheet map of Africa.]
Nuremberg, (1602)1606, Uncoloured.. 385x373mm. Minor brown spotting. Margins cut close, several foldings as issued. In very good condition.
Very rare two sheet map of Africa, published by Hulsius. This is the second state with below the scale "C. de lopo Gonsalves", but with the same date 1602 as the first edition.
The map is in fact the first map to include recent Dutch discoveries in West Africa. The basis for much of the coastal...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,670  

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Condition Rating: 2
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Africa., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Africa.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 83x123mm. In very good condition, lightly age toned, slight water stain, wide margins, dark impression. Latin text to verso.
A lovely miniature map of the continent of Africa, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
There is a small strap-work title, and the map depicts sea monsters, islands, rivers, hills, and the larger settlements. This example is from the Tabular...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Africae Descriptio., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Africae Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1608, Uncoloured.. 150x198mm. Paper browned. Upper & right margins short, as issued. Minor water stain upper left, hardly noticeable.
Map of Africa from the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius' Atlas Minor.
Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a smaller-sized atlas, one that would be handier and above all, cheaper.
The Atlas Minor was larger in format than other sma...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE BRY, Th.,  XII. Delineatio Venationum, quomodo Nimir um Omnis Generis feras capiant. (How the hunters catch animals: 1603-1604), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XII. Delineatio Venationum, quomodo Nimir um Omnis Generis feras capiant. (How the hunters catch animals: 1603-1604)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x185mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305x200mm.
A: shows a leopard walking into a cage with a trap door. B: is an antelope, killed by natives, using ‘assagais’. C: shows rabbits being caught. They are frightened out of their burrows by a lot of noise and then clubbed as soon as they appear. D: shows elephants that fall into pits covered by straw ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 111  

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Condition Rating: 1
MERCATOR, G.,  Africa Ex Magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, Studio & industria., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. - Africa Ex Magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, Studio & industria.
Amsterdam, ca 1610, In original colours.. 375x465mm. In good condition, however, early hand colour can burn the paper, particularly browns and greens which have oxidized over the centuries.The map is fragile and should be handled with great care.French text to verso.
This magnificent old colour map of Africa was one of the most influential maps of the continent of its time. This atlas version of the map was engraved by Gerard Mercator’s grandson, and was based the earlier 16th century work of his grandfather - namely his wonderful 21 sheet world map.
This ...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

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Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercator. . ., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercator. . .
Duisburg and then Amsterdam, (1595) 1609 or 1619, Coloured.. 378x470mm. A good and strong impression. In very good condition. French text on verso.
A classic map of Africa. The map first appeared in Gerard Mercator’s Atlas sive Cosmographicae..., published posthumously in 1595. As stated in the title, this map is by Gerard Mercator's grandson, Gerard Mercator Jr. He extracted the information for this map from his famous grandfather's large wo... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,958  

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Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  Nova Africae Tabula., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Nova Africae Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 373x501mm. A good and strong impression. Paper browned, as usual. Altogether in very good condition.
An attractive map of the continent, added by Hondius when he took over publication of Mercator's Atlas. Although it is based on Mercator's map, Hondius improved the outline of Madagascar, and named Cape False and Saldanha Bay.
Richly ornamented map of the continent. Decorative title cartouche ...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,958  

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Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercator. . ., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercator. . .
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 378x471mm. A good and strong impression. Paper slightly age-toned, as usual. Repair to lower part center fold. Altogether in very good condition.
Map of Africa. Much of the interior of Africa defers to the traditions of Ptolemy. The Nile river is shown with the two lakes and the Mountains of the Moon across southern Africa. Mercator shows Portuguese exploration up the Cuama (Zambezi) River into the interior of south central Africa in the regi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 2,047  

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Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  Africae nova descriptio., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Africae nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1650, Coloured.. 410x553mm. Wide margins. Latin text on verso. Repair of split lower part center fold 3cm. into engraved area. Several very small brown spots in and around lower part center fold. Repair of a marginal tear upper center fold, not affecting engraved area. Dark impression.
Fine and important "carte à figures"- map of Africa. Much of the geographical information is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the Lakes Zaire and Zaflan. Also included are various other mythical lake... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.,  Afrique Par N. Sanson d'Abbevile,, antique map, old maps SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P. - Afrique Par N. Sanson d'Abbevile,
Paris, ca. 1652, In original o/l colours.. 390x550mm. Good and dark impression. Slightly age-toned, else good.
According to Betz, this is a landmark map of Africa, It is the first French map to depict significantly new information. The map is known in one state. The map was prepared and issued separately in 1650 in anticipation of Sanson's atlas "Les Carte Generale...
Fine map of Africa includin...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F.,  Nova Africa descriptio., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Nova Africa descriptio.
Amsterdam, after 1660, In original colours.. 439x556mm. Printed on ply-paper. Paper slightly age-toned, more in the margins. Split of lower part center fold, 3cm. Into engraved area. In good condition.
A beautifully engraved and most attractive "carte à figures"- map of the African continent. Bordered, above, by panels showing panorama's of Cairo, Alexandria, Algiers, Tunis, Tangier and Ceuta. Four panels on each side show figures in nati... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 3
JOLLAIN, G.,  Nouvelle description d'Afrique., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, G. - Nouvelle description d'Afrique.
Paris, 1667, Uncoloured.. 135x190mm. Lower margin cut short, shaving scale in right corner. Some brown spots.
Rare map of Africa published by Jollain in 1667. Published in "Trésor Des Cartes Geographiques Des Principaux Estats de Lunivers".
This atlas is based upon Boisseau's atlas from 1643, the first world atlas published in France which was based on Atlas Minor, 1628.
Jollain was the name of a...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 4
BLOME, R.,  A Mapp of the Higher and Lower Aethiopia, Comprehending Ye Several Kingdomes  [. . .]  The Empire of the Abissines, The Coast of Aznguebar, Abex, of Nubia  [. . .] Cafre [. . .] 1669., antique map, old maps BLOME, R. - A Mapp of the Higher and Lower Aethiopia, Comprehending Ye Several Kingdomes [. . .] The Empire of the Abissines, The Coast of Aznguebar, Abex, of Nubia [. . .] Cafre [. . .] 1669.
London, 1669, In original colours.. 300x410mm. Very good condition. Hard to find in original colouring. With two small marginal repaired tears. Margins ruled in red ink.
A very fine example of Richard Blome's scarce map, the earliest folio sized map of the region to be engraved in England.
From his "Geographical Description Of The Four Parts Of The World." With in upper right corner an elaborate heraldic cartouche and a dedication to Robert Viner off London, A...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,113  

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Condition Rating: 2
JAILLOT, H.,  L'Afrique divisée suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties ou sont distingués les vns des autres . . ., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, H. - L'Afrique divisée suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties ou sont distingués les vns des autres . . .
Paris, 1685, Coloured.. 550x880mm. Printed on two joined sheets. Some minor spotting. Left and right margin cut into neat line. Paper thinning along center fold. Old folds. Else a good dark impression.
A second state of this fine mile-stone map of Africa with a decorative title and scale cartouche. As the title indicates, this map is based on the geography of Guillaume Sanson (1633-1703), in this case his map of 1668. The map present the Empire des Abissins (Abyssinia) as cextending far to the sou... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P.,  Afrika In Praecipuas Ipsius Partes Distributa Ad Observation . . ., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - Afrika In Praecipuas Ipsius Partes Distributa Ad Observation . . .
Amsterdam, 1713, Uncoloured.. 490x653mm. In fine condition. Some very minor toning in upper part center fold. Dark impression.
Although not renowned for the originality of his work, Pieter van der Aa is highly thought of for the design and quality of his output.
This map of Africa is a good and dark impression with a very decorative title cartouche, with a nude woman sitting on a rectangle of masonry situated in a rur...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHIQUET, J.,  L' Afrique Dressee suivant les Auteurs les plus nouvea. . ., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - L' Afrique Dressee suivant les Auteurs les plus nouvea. . .
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 166x227mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly age-toned.
Charming map of the African continent with some interesting cartography and filled with notations.
The Nile is correctly shown with its origins in Abyssinia. A large Lac de Zaire appears just below the Equator as the source of the Zaire River. Decorated with a title cartouche and compass rose.<...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Description des cases ou habitations des negres, de celles du Roi d'Issiny . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description des cases ou habitations des negres, de celles du Roi d'Issiny . . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 370x433mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 3cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression.
Four engravings on one sheet showing native live in Africa, including warriors, a leopard, the manner of gathering food from palm trees and the interior of a typical native hut, with French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 3
GENDRON, P.,  El Africa Dividida en todos sus principales Reynos , antique map, old maps GENDRON, P. - El Africa Dividida en todos sus principales Reynos
Madrid, 1730, Hand colored.. 470x600mm. Very good. Beautiful hand coloring. Very wide margins. Clear plate mark. Some weakness in lower areas and a split on lower right side. Some creases. Blank verso.
This is a rare Spanish map of Africa made by Pedro Gendron - the title can be roughly translated as -" Africa divided in all its main kingdoms / according to the latest and new observations"...Although stated it was published in London, most of Gendron's maps were in fact published in Madrid.
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$ 675
Approx. Euro 601  

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Condition Rating: 4
HAAS, J.M. / HOMANN HEIRS.,  Africa Secundum legitimas Projectionis Sterographicae regulas. . ., antique map, old maps HAAS, J.M. / HOMANN HEIRS. - Africa Secundum legitimas Projectionis Sterographicae regulas. . .
Nuremberg, ca 1737, Coloured.. 460x555mm. In good condition. With a centerfold, some repairs to small margin tears along the bottom margin, lightly soiled, the very top right corner in facsimile. Good margins.
Johann Matthias Haas's revision J.B. Homann's 1715 map of Africa, augmented to include important cartographic developments as recorded by Guillaume Delisle and D'Anville.
The map represents quite an accurate picture, without many of the fictitious lakes and rivers of previous works, and focusin...
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$ 520
Approx. Euro 463  

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Condition Rating: 3
[NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II,  L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . ., antique map, old maps [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II - L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . .
Paris, 1739, In attractive original colours.. 1230x1345mm. In very good condition. Some paper thinness on old folds. A few minor placed with paper re inforcement and missing areas re drawn. Some slight discolouration of paper. Large margins.
A rare and monumental wall map of Africa, with original outline colour, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.
Created in 1739 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II (1686-1762), largely based on an earlier maps pr...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 13,350  

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Condition Rating: 2
SEUTTER, M.,  Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . .
Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778, Original colours.. 195x257mm. Paper slightly age-toned, and with mainly marginal spotting. Good impression.
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 originating in twin lakes, but also continuing further south nearly to the tip of the continent. A lake joins the Senegal and Niger ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

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Condition Rating: 4
SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M.,  L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats assujettie.., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M. - L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats assujettie..
Venice, 1776 - 1784, Limites en col. ancien.. 473x645mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Minor marginal spotting. Minor water stain in the lower right side, hardly noticeable. Else very good condition.
Excellent copper engraved map of the continent showing the extent of knowledge in the mid 18th century.
While mostly accurate, it does have remnants of fantasy such as the twin lake source of the Nile in the "Montagnes de la Lune, which in this depiction is quite a bit north of the Equator.
C....
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

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Condition Rating: 2
CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.,  Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats… / La Africa dividida segun lo dila de sus principales partes…, antique map, old maps CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L. - Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats… / La Africa dividida segun lo dila de sus principales partes…
Paris, Cadiz, 1785, Coloured.. 965x1230mm. Remounted on new cloth, a few tears repaired with minimal loss of image, fine colour. Text in French and Spanish.
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 at the bottom, including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing twenty vignette scenes fro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 4
DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé.,  L'Afrique  . . ., antique map, old maps DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé. - L'Afrique . . .
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, In original o/l colours.. 180x222mm. Some very light foxing left margin. Else in very good condition.
Map of the African continent, from Atlas moderne portatif composé de vingt-huit cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre .. A l'usage des Colléges, des Pensions & des Maisons Religieuses, etc..
First published as Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes in 1777, it was intended pri...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.,  L'Afrique Divisée en ses Principaux Etats., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE,L'Abbé. - L'Afrique Divisée en ses Principaux Etats.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, In original o/l colours.. 177x219mm. Two vertical folds as issued. Else in very good condition.
Map of Africa, 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)
$ 120
Approx. Euro 107  

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Condition Rating: 3
DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.,  Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . ., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J. - Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . .
Paris, J.Dezauche, 1819, In original o/l colours.. 487x628mm. A very good copy.
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 correct longitude, and thus to give a correct picture of Africa's northern coast. He was the first to discard Lake Zaire and Zafla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 2
DELAMARCHE, F.,  Carte générale de L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux états par Fx Delamarche. . ., antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, F. - Carte générale de L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux états par Fx Delamarche. . .
Paris, 1820, In original o/l colours.. 500x630mm. Folding and linen-backed map divided into 6 parts. Paper slightly separating from linen, overall in good condition.
Uncommon map of Africa prepared by Felix Delamarche, after R.de Vaugondy. The "Zahara ou Grand désert" and Congo and Zambia "Contrée tout-a-fait Inconnue". In northern Africa a read system has been provided. In the right hand a lengthy description of geographical details of the different European c... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
TANNER, Henry S.,  Africa., antique map, old maps TANNER, Henry S. - Africa.
Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, ca. 1823, In attractive original colours.. 492x538mm. A few paper winkles along center fold. Mounted on linen.
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 1833 and a completely revised edition was issued in 1839, with most of the maps dated 1839.

Henry Schenck Tanner (1786-1858) was b...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

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Condition Rating: 3
LEVASSEUR, V.,  Afrique., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Afrique.
Paris, 1850, In original o/l colours.. 310x435mm. Paper slightly age-toned. A good impression.
A decorative 19th century map of the continent coloured to show the colonial possessions and major tribal kingdoms. The interior is mostly void of detail. The map is surrounded by hand coloured, steel-engraved scenes including the pyramids, wild animals, natives, the French army in Algeria and vigne... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

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Condition Rating: 4
SCHAUBILD VERLAG,  Schaubild von Afrika mit bildlicher Darstellung der wichtigsten Bodenschätze und Wirtschaftgüter., antique map, old maps SCHAUBILD VERLAG - Schaubild von Afrika mit bildlicher Darstellung der wichtigsten Bodenschätze und Wirtschaftgüter.
München, ca. 1939, Colour printed.. 1140x800mm. A few small pin holes in upper left and right hand margin. Folded as issued.
Decoratively designed economic map of Africa with pictorial representation of the most important mineral res... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 3
North Africa
SCHEDEL, H.,  Tercia Etas Mundi. / Carthago. / Folio XL., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Tercia Etas Mundi. / Carthago. / Folio XL.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 457x323mm. Some very minor marginal staining, very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.
A very fine presentation of the city of Carthage, centered on the church.(Dim. H : 120 mm W : 168 mm).
Ancient Carthage was the Phoenician city-state of Carthage. During the 7th to 3rd centuries BC, its sphere of influence, the so-called Carthaginian Empire, extended over much of the coast of ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
PTOLEMY, C. / FRIES, L.,  Tabula IIII Aphricae. [with Prester John], antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C. / FRIES, L. - Tabula IIII Aphricae. [with Prester John]
Vienna, 1522- 1535, Coloured.. 295x445mm. Wood cut map with letter press. Center fold reinforced on verso. In good condition. On reverse the description with splendour-fully columns and ornaments. Size of sheet : 410 x 548mm.
Early Ptolemaic woodcut map of the regions of Africa that were known to the ancients. The twin lake sources of the Nile are located near the Mons Lune (Mountains of the Moon). The Niger River is prominently featured in Libya with its source in several interior lakes and mountains ranges.

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$ 950
Approx. Euro 846  

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Condition Rating: 3
MÜNSTER, S.,  Aphricae Tabula III (Northern Africa and the Mediterranean, including Egypt.), antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Aphricae Tabula III (Northern Africa and the Mediterranean, including Egypt.)
Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545, Uncoloured.. 260x340mm. Woodblock map with letterpress on verso. Paper with usual age-toning. Very good throughout. Paper size 300 x 380mm.
The first edition of Munster's map of Northern Africa and the Mediterranean, including Egypt, 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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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
STRABO / MUNSTER, S.,  Aphricae Tabula I.  (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.), antique map, old maps STRABO / MUNSTER, S. - Aphricae Tabula I. (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.)
Basle, Henri Petri, 1571, Uncoloured.. 260x340mm. Woodcut map with letter press title. Good condition. Size of the sheet 310x 370mm. Latin text on verso. Very fine condition.
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 Petri in 1571.
"Strabonis rerum geographicarum" is one of the earliest and most important scientific treatises on historical g...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1587, Uncoloured.. 326x496mm. A good and dark impression, wide margins.
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)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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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)
$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

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Condition Rating: 3
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Barbaria., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Barbaria.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 84x123mm. In excellent condition, only lightly age toned, and with some water stains to the margins, wide margins, a good dark impression. Latin text on verso.
A nice miniature map of the north African region known as 'Barbary', published by Petrus Bertius in Amsterdam early in the seventeenth century. This lovely map also depicts those countries that border the Mediterranean to the north. A finely detailed map of the region, covering from the edge of the ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 20cm.
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...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE CLERCK, N.,  Barbaria., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Barbaria.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 95x133mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map illustrating the eastern part of the Mediterranean Basin, namely the African side. 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 Besch...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 67  

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Condition Rating: 3
MARIETTE, P. / TAVERNIER, M.,  Patriarchatus Alexandrini Geographica descriptio., antique map, old maps MARIETTE, P. / TAVERNIER, M. - Patriarchatus Alexandrini Geographica descriptio.
Paris, 1640, In original o/l colours.. 348x499mm. Dark impression. Good condition.
An ecclesiastical map showing the Patriarchate of Alexander in Roman times. Prepared by M.Tavenier and published by Pierre Mariette of Paris, rue S.Jacques a l'Esperance. This edition without publisher's name.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
HONDIUS, H.,  Barbaria. / Egypt / Tunesia., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Barbaria. / Egypt / Tunesia.
Amsterdam, 1641, Coloured.. 350x470mm. Repair of split lower part center fold, hardly notable. Good impression.
Three maps on one sheet. Upper part, it shows the coast of Barbaria from Morocco to Egypt: the map on the left corner of Tunis includes a plan of Goletiae, and the right corner shows the coasts from Alexandria to Damiata.
Latin text on verso....
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.,  Barbaria / Egypt / Tunesia., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S. - Barbaria / Egypt / Tunesia.
London, 1645, Uncoloured.. 140x180mm. Left margin cut till the neat line. Else in good condition.
An illustrated page with three maps describing the coastal region in Northern Africa extending from Egypt to the Atlantic Ocean.
The lower right map is of the Nile delta.
Taken from Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator / Hondius "Atlas Minor". With descriptive text in English on both s...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 3
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Esclave More. (38), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Esclave More. (38)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 268x162mm. Paper slightly browned, wormholes affecting the lower and left margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate of a Moor slave from North Africa. Plate from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 4
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Africae Propriae Tabula. In qua, Punica Regna Vides, Tyrios, et Agenoris Urbem., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Africae Propriae Tabula. In qua, Punica Regna Vides, Tyrios, et Agenoris Urbem.
Amsterdam, 1655, Uncoloured.. 368x515mm. Good condition. Restoration in lower left of two marginal tears.
Decorative map of the coastline covering present-day Tunisia and Libya. It is based on Ortelius' map of the same title, which in turn was based on Gastaldi's great map of Africa and the ancient texts of Diodorus, Siculus, Plinius, Virgilius, Appianus, Halicarnasseus, Athenaeus and Herodotus.
T...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

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Condition Rating: 3
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  La Barbarie et l'Egypte., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - La Barbarie et l'Egypte.
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 140x180mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. One tiny wormhole in upper part filled in.
Scarce map of the African coastline of the Mediterranean, with two inset maps Egypt and Carthage published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées". With Antoine de Fer's imprint " : "de Fer Excu Avec Privilege du Roy".

The series of maps is largely...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 4
DU VAL, P.,  Les Costes Des Royaumes de Fez, Alger, Tunis et Tripoli en Barbarie suivant les Routiers et Portolans de divers Pilotes . . ., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Les Costes Des Royaumes de Fez, Alger, Tunis et Tripoli en Barbarie suivant les Routiers et Portolans de divers Pilotes . . .
Paris, 1664, In original o/l colours.. 383x473mm. In good condition. Good and dark impression. Some light marginal foxing, slightly affecting upper right hand part of the map.
Two Uncommon maps on one sheet of the Mediterranean Sea with the coast of North Africa with the kingdoms of Tunis and Tripoli. Including the southeastern coast of Spain with Majorca and Malta.
Dated 1664. in upper map. Address in lower map partly erased....
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3

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