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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 / ≈ €95
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg 12 July 1493

 

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 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Date: Strasbourg, 1513

 

[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 / ≈ €950
Publisher: RAMUSIO, G. B.
Date: Venice, 1563

 

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 / ≈ €285
Publisher: STRABO / MUNSTER, S.
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 / ≈ €1188
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca 1597

 

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...

$400 / ≈ €380
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

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 / ≈ €95
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

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 / ≈ €1901
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
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 / ≈ €1140
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

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 / ≈ €219
Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.
Date: London, 1645