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.Caarte voor een gedeelte der Canarise Eylanden als Canaria, Tenerifa, Forteventura, etc.

Very rare chart of the Canaries. Showing Palma, Ferro, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Forteventura, Lancerota. In upper right hand corner inset of harbour of Lancerota.

Highest Bid:
$425 / ≈ €400
Publisher: GOOS, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1666

2 bids  

L'Afrique Divisee en Ses Empires, Royaumes, et Etats, Dressees. . .

A decorative and large map of the African continent, based on Jaillot’s map first published on 1674. The cartography is typical for the 17th century, with the Nile orig...

Starting Bid: $650

Publisher: ELWE, J. B.
Date: Amsterdam, 1792



An attractive map covered with intersecting rhumb lines and decorated with monkeys, lions, elephants and native figures. With a dedication to Dr. Nicolas Tulp.As Willem B...

Starting Bid: $360

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1638


Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercator. . .

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 souther...

Highest Bid:
$600 / ≈ €564
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

1 bid  

Arabesques. - Ornementation d'un Qoran du tombeau de Soultan El-Ghoury.

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...

Highest Bid:
$40 / ≈ €38
Date: Paris, 1877

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'T Koninkryk van Marocco, verdeelt in Zeven Landschappen, enz. . .

A Dutch edition of this finely engraved map of Morocco filled with mountain ranges, oases and cities. The map is adorned with a decorative cartouche.

Starting Bid: $48

Publisher: SANSON, N.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1705


Aethiopia inferior, vel exterior.

The standard map of South Africa throughout the 17th century. The lake out of which the 'Zambere' -the Zambesi- flows is probably based on reports of Lake Ngami, undiscov...

Starting Bid: $350

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1645


Africa iuxta navigationes et observationes ...

Title and impressum in an elaborate cartouche with many figures, typical animals and pyramids at bottom left.From: 'Atlas Novus', Matthaeus Seutter, Augsburg 1732.

Starting Bid: $640

Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Date: Augsburg, 1732


Africa Accurate in Imperia. . .

A very nice folio size map of Africa. This is revised map by Covens and Mortier that De L’Isle first issued in 1722. It comes from De L’isle’s “Atlas Nouveau, Con...

Starting Bid: $480

Publisher: COVENS & MORTIER.
Date: Amsterdam, 1750


Plants found in the island of S. Laurenti [Madagascar].

‘ A’ denotes a tree with only a few twigs on the top. From this tree, canoes and boats are made. ‘B’ is a bush that the Dutch frequently encountered and was calle...

Starting Bid: $40

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