Browse Listings in Africa

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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.

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1675

 


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,...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, after 1660

 


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 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1670 / 1720

 


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 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: LOTTER, C.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1760

 


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 / ≈ €215
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.
Place & Date: London, 1645

 


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 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: LE GRAND, A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1790

 


Nova Africae Tabula.

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 outli...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


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 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1690

 


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 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Place & Date: Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778

 


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 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1690

 


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 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg 12 July 1493

 


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 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1740

 


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 the most eastern tip of Africa, including Somalia, Djibouti, Yemen, Mauritius, and many other islands in the Indian Ocean.Very rar...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 


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 / ≈ €84
Maker / Publisher: LEVASSEUR, V.
Place & 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 ...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: LES MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES
Place & Date: Paris, Monrocq, 1902

 


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 / ≈ €655
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J.
Place & 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 ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.
Place & Date: Paris, J.Dezauche, 1819

 


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 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 


Nieuwe Pascaert van al de Carnarisse Eylanden. . .

So-called "Blue-back" sea- charts of the Canary Islands.Latitude scale, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings, anchorage's, etc. A wealth of cities ...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1700

 


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...

$75 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place & Date: Paris, 1877

 


Art arabe. - Mosquée d'El-Bordeyny.

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...

$75 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place & Date: Paris, 1877

 


Art arabe. - Mosquée d'el-Bordeyny. . .

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...

$60 / ≈ €56
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place & Date: Paris, 1877

 


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

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

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / 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 chart of South Africa.Engraved by Guillaume-Nicolas Delahaye (1727-1802).Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, sou...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, 1745

 


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 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, 1513

 


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 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 


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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: STRABO / MÜNSTER, 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 / ≈ €1170
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Magdeburg, ca 1597

 


Manoeuvres executées du 7 au 13 mai sous le Commandement du général Koeltz,par le XIXe Corps d'Armée. . .

Poster by Gaston Ry [aka René Rostagny] (1902-1978) showing the allied manouvers in Tunesia. On May 4, 1943, the nineteenth CA offensive drew most of the German tanks to...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: RY, G.
Place & Date: Alger, Bacconnier, 1943

 


Original copperplate.

Showing the coast of southern Morocco, the Sahara with the Canary Islands. Copperplates that had been used in the production of early maps are of the greatest rarity and ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: DUTCH
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 


[Planisphère] - Crédit Lyonnais - Fondé en 1863. Afrique du Nord à Union Française.

Original pictorial lithographed advertising poster showing the western part of Africa. Published by the French bank Crédit Lyonnais.Design by Lucien_Boucher who is a fam...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: BOUCHER, L.
Place & Date: Paris, 1950

 


Confiance... Ses Amputations se Poursuivent Methodiquement.

Propaganda map, produced under the NAZI collaborating Vichy French regime and designed to inspire revulsion and hatred of the English among the French, while frequently d...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: SPK.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1941

 


[West Africa]

Second block. West Africa, from the Tropic of Cancer south to St Thomas. The interior is filled with lions, elephants, monkeys and camels, with a fenced native village. O...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: RAMUSIO, G. B.
Place & Date: Venice, 1563

 


L'Africa divisa nelle sue Parti secondo le pui moderne . . .

A beautiful and rare two-sheet map of Africa. The title cartouche is depicted on a drape surrounded by native animals.A most noticeable feature of the decoration on the m...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V. M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1690

 


Untitled wartime propaganda map poster depicting Roosevelt & Churchill stuggling between each other over the African Continent.

This powerful image shows US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill in a tug-of-war over Africa. This original war poster was created by ...

$2750 / ≈ €2573
Maker / Publisher: FORT, Jean
Place & Date: Paris, Bedos et Cie, 1942-1943

 


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...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / 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...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Place & Date: Paris, 1877

 


L'Art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe.

Prisse d’Avennes was one of the foremost scholars of Arabic art and architecture of the 19th century; this work represents the summation of his studies. From the aspect...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant.
Place & Date: Paris, Morel, 1877