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...
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg 12 July 1493
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...
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Date: Strasbourg, 1513
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 ...
Publisher: STRABO / MUNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571
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...
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca 1597
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...
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598
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...
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598
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...
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630
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...
Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.
Date: London, 1645
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, ...
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655
North to the right. A finely engraved, decorative map, who influenced subsequent maps for the rest of the century.
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1658