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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.

Estimate: $900 - $1000
$1000 / ≈ €869

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

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

 

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...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

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

 

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...

Estimate: $4000 - $4500
$4500 / ≈ €3911

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

 

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...

Estimate: $200 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

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

 

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...

Estimate: $200 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

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

 

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...

Estimate: $80 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

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

 

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...

Estimate: $3600 - $4500
$4500 / ≈ €3911

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

 

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...

Estimate: $720 - $900
$900 / ≈ €782

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

 

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.

Estimate: $540 - $650
$650 / ≈ €565

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 

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...

Estimate: $500 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: SCHAUBILD VERLAG
Date: München, ca. 1939

 

[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...

Estimate: $1500 - $1800
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: c. 1906

 

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...

Estimate: $500 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: LOTTER, C.
Date: Augsburg, 1760

 

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...

Estimate: $90 - $110
$110 / ≈ €96

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

 

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...

Estimate: $180 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: DESNOS / BRION
Date: Paris, 1790

 

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...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $450 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

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

 

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...

Estimate: $350 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

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...

Estimate: $180 - $230
$230 / ≈ €200

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

 

[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...

Estimate: $175 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
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...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $200 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $70 - $90
$90 / ≈ €78

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $200 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

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

 

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...

Estimate: $950 - $1200
$1200 / ≈ €1043

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $420 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

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

 

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...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$700 / ≈ €608

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.
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...

Estimate: $400 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

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

 

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 ...

Estimate: $480 - $1000
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
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...

Estimate: $700 - $900
$900 / ≈ €782

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

 

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...

Estimate: $1200 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

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

 

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...

Estimate: $350 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

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

 

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,...

Estimate: $2900 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

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

 

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, ...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 

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...

Estimate: $900 - $1250
$1250 / ≈ €1087

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

 

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...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

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