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[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 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: RAMUSIO, G. B.
Date: Venice, 1563

 

Argumentum I. Primus Lufitanorum cum Sogni praefecto congreffus, eiusdemque Baptismus, de quibus lib. 2 cap 2. fit mentio. (The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno)

The arrival of the Portuguese in the county Sogno. When the Portuguese first discovered the county and the inhabitants of Sogno, they were taken for gods and received wit...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

Argumentum IV. Habitus tam magnatum quam plebeiorum descriptus lib. 2 cap. 7. (How the Congolese men dress)

This shows what the inhabitants of the Congo wore before the Portuguese arrived. The men had small square berets, usually red or yellow, more for decoration than as a pro...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

Argumentum VI. De modis quibus de loco in locum, feruorum aut conductitiorum humeris transferri Folent. (How the Congolese are transported)

How the Congolese are transported. None of the horses (probably zebras) are tame enough to ride and the people seem incapable of training the oxen to pull wagons for the ...

$110 / ≈ €110
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

Presbiteri Johannis, sive Abissinorum Imperii descriptio.

Depicting Africa from the Mediterranean to the Mountains of the Moon placed just below Mozambique.Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and m...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

Insulae & Ars Mosambique.

An very attractive miniature map of the Portuguese island of Mozambique in east Africa, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth cent...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 

Insulae et arcis Mocambique descriptio ad fines Melinde sita ebano puriss.

Attractive bird's-eye view of Melinde harbor in Mozambique showing the fortifications with numerous ships at anchor in the protected harbor. The map is finely engraved an...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

VII. Repraesentatio Processus in Iudiciis Civilibus et Criminalibus Ufitati. (Courts and Administration of Justice)

A depiction of the court and administration of justice. Seven features are identified : (A) the king or chief listening to a case presented to him, (B) the beheading of a...

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Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XIX. Repraesentatio Maiestatis, qua rex in Cabo Lopo Gonsalves . . . (How the chief of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues presents himself )

This describes the places they call Cabo Lopo Gonsalues and Rio de Gabon, where the chief receives his visitors. He sits on a chair placed upon a platform with two or thr...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XX. Repraesentatio Eorum Quae Praeterea in Cabo Lopo Gonfalues. . . (More inhabitants of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues)

Here we see more figures of Cabo Lopo Gonsalues and Rio de Gabon. A: a distinguished man decked out in his finery and carrying several types of knives in his belt. In his...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

Vera Duorum Indicorum in insula S. Maria.

Showing the village of St. Angela and Spakenburg on Madagascar.Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had pu...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XI. Repraesentatio Pecorum et animalium in Guinea cicuratorum.

Various animals and birds from Africa. Engraved and published by Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XIII. Repraesentatio Bestiarum ferarum Omnis Generis, quales in Guinea reperiuntur.

Fine engraving of Elephant and other wild animals. Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XIV. Repraesentatio Agriculturae et Fructuum Variorum exterra nafcentium.

Agriculture. Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XV. Aedificiorum, et Rei Familiaris Administandae Ratio.

A village-scene in Guinea.Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XVI. Delineatio Solennitatis, qua Nobiles Creari Solent.

Fine print of a Ceremony of electing or appointing a Nobleman in Guinea. Text below the engraving with an explanation in Latin : "During this ceremony there is a gre...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XXI. Repraesentatio Bellorum, Quae Aethiopes Invicem . . .

A fight between Ethiopian warriors.Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the tim...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

[Fortress at Praia].

Text engravings from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the cla...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: LODEWYCKSZ, Willem
Date: Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609

 

Insula D.Helenae sacra coeli Clementia . . .

A fine perspective view of the Island of St.Helena in the South Atlantic. The location of the Island directly on the navigation route from Europe to the Cape of Good Hope...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

Vera effigies et delineatio Infulce Ascenstio. . . (St. Helena)

Striking view of the Island of Ascuncion (St. Helena).Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published s...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

VIII. Repraesentatio Commerciorum et Negotiationum, Quas Nigritae cum Batauis exercent.

Locals from Gold Coast trying to sell items to the crew of a Dutch vessel. Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 159...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XXVI. Repraesentatio Capitum Praecipuarum Aliquot Personarum in Benyn.

Different types from Benin, in West Africa.Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

III. Repraesentatio Mullierum, et vestimentorum, Quibus Utuntur.

Inhabitants of the coast of the Ivory coast in Africa.Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published s...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

XVIII. Repraesentatio Ceremoniarum, Quibus in Sepeliendis defunctis fuis Utuntur.

Funeral Rites of the Inhabitants of Guinea.Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

Congi regnu.

Early map of Congo published in the Mercator / Hondius Atlas Minor.

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1620

 

Abissinorum Imperium. / Acomath .I. Turcarum Imperator .XIIX. Ex Stirp. Ottomannica.

Map of central Africa. Copperplate engraving on text leaf with letterpress on verso. The engraving depicts a half length oval portrait of "Acomath I".Nicolaes d...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

Congo Regnum Christian. In Africa.

Small map illustrating the western seashores of Central Africa, surrounded by text in Dutch.Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft fr...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

Guineae Nova Descriptio.

The map shows the West African coast from Senegal (the 'Rio Senega' is the Senegal River) to Cape Lopez on the Gulf of Guinea just below the equator.The island of St. Tho...

$700 / ≈ €700
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1628

 

Guineae Nova Descriptio.

The map shows the West African coast from Senegal (the 'Rio Senega' is the Senegal River) to Cape Lopez on the Gulf of Guinea just below the equator. The island of St. Th...

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

 

Guinea.

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...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1638

 

Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum.

An attractive map of the Eastern African and the fictitious kingdom of Prester John. The map shows a major section of central and eastern Africa including Mozambique nort...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1638

 

Guinea.

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

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum.

An attractive map of the Eastern African and the fictitious kingdom of Prester John. The map shows a major section of central and eastern Africa including Mozambique nort...

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Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1644

 

Guinea.

An attractive map covered with intersecting rhumb lines and decorated with monkeys, lions, elephants and native figures. With a dedication to Amsterdam anatomist and phys...

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Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1644

 

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 / ≈ €230
Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.
Date: London, 1645

 

Congi regnu.

Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Early map of Congo published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in En...

$120 / ≈ €120
Publisher: HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S.
Date: London, 1645

 

Carta particolare che comincia con il c.apo Aldea è Finisce con il capo Degortam. . .

Dudley’s magnificent chart shows the south west coast of Africa. A first edition without the privilege..Engraved by Lucini.Sir Robert Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare is t...

$1250 / ≈ €1250
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1645

 

Pas-Caart van Guinea en den Custen daer aen gelegen Van C..

A decorative chart of the southwest coast of Africa, embellished with an elaborate, finely colored title-cartouche, and 2 compass-roses. Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was o...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: GOOS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1666

 

Paskaart van Guinea van C.Verde tot R. deGalion.

Rare edition of Doncker's sea chart of Guinea coast. From an atlas printed in 1668, "l'Atlas de MER ou MONDE AQUATIQUE, Remontrant toutes lescôtes de la Mer…"...

$1000 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660-1668

 

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 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1675

 

Guinea.

A close copy of the map by Blaeu. Covers the Guinea and Benin coast. A very decorative map with a large title cartouche. At bottom right two putti area carrying an elepha...

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Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

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 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1690

 

Isola della Guinea. / Isola Gore.

Fine map of Guinea, from Isolario Dell'Atlante Vento.On verso a map of the island Goeree (130x172mm). The sheet dimension is 485x350mm

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: CORONELLI,V.M.
Date: Venice, 1690

 

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 / ≈ €600
Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670 / 1720

 

Vue et description de la Ville de Lovango dans le Royaume du Congo. . .

On top a large view of the fabled city of Lovango, text surrounded by ten vignettes of the people and ceremonies of the Kingdom of Congo.Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was t...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Carte de la barbarie, Nigritie et de la Guinée avec les pays voisins . . .

This great map of western Africa is based on Guillaume Delisle's map. It covers from the Barbary coast to below the equator. There is a mass of geographic detail and nota...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Insulae S. Thomae.

Uncommon map of the Island of St. Thomas located in the Atlantic Ocean near West Africa. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in ...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Date: Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725

 

La rade d'Annobon.

Fine print of the arrival of the Dutch fleet by Cornelis Matelief de Jonge at Annobon, September 7th 1605. Cornelis Matelief de Jonge made a trip for the V.O.C. to the Ea...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725

 

Carte de l'Afrique Françoise ou du Senegal. . .

Large map of the African West coast covering present-day Senegal and Gambia. It provides extensive detail along the Senegal River. The outline hand coloring shows the ext...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1745

 

Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de L'Abissinie &c..

Detailed copper-engraved map of North-East Africa showing Guinea in the southwest through Ethiopia , the Red Sea to the Persian Gulf.In the northwest, Tunis through Egypt...

$500 / ≈ €500
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1745

 

Carte de la Barbarie de la Nigritie et de la Guinée..

Richly engraved map of North and West Africa, based upon the earlier maps of De L'Isle. Richly annotated throughout and with excellent regional detail. It includes the Ca...

$350 / ≈ €350
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam c. 1745

 

Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie. . .

Detailed copper-engraved map of North-East Africa showing Guinea in the southwest through Ethiopia , the Red Sea to the Persian Gulf.In the northwest, Tunis through Egypt...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1745

 

A chart of the coast of Africa from Cape Virde to Cape Bona Esperansa.

Rare and attractive chart of the western part of Africa.

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: MOUNT & PAGE
Date: London, 1748

 

Congo ou Basse Guinée.

Nice small map showing a long stretch of the central Africa west coast and its hinterland. Centered on Luanda.From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy. "...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, later than 1748

 

Les Isles du Cap-Verd. . .

Charming small map of the archipelago of Cape Verde. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.Page 87 out...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, later than 1748

 

Partie Orientale de la Haute Guinée.

Nice small map centered on the Gulf of Guinea. Showing Sao Tomé and Principe. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy. "80" outside border top rig...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, later than 1749

 

Nieuwe Paskaert van de Custen Zee Loango en Angoy van C. de Lopo Gonzalves tot R. de Zaire os Congo vertoonende alle desselfs gelegenteden.

Sea-chart of the coast of Gabon, Loango, Angoy and Angola to Zaire (Congo) River. In lower right side title and two coastal profiles. In upper left corner inset charts of...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1715 -1751

 

[2 sheets] Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidentale de l'Afrique...

A large 2 sheet map of a part of the west coast of Africa that covers The Gambia and Senegal. (When joined the map would measure approx. 1010 x 1400 mm) D'anville's maps ...

$400 / ≈ €400
Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J.B.B.
Date: Paris, ca. 1751

 

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 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa.

Uncommon miniature map of Senegal with part of the coast of Africa, engraved by Thomas Kitching for "A New General and Universal Atlas Containing Forty five Maps by ...

$40 / ≈ €40
Publisher: DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T.
Date: London, 1761-1763

 

Carte de la Côte d'Afrique depuis le Cap Blanc jusques et Compris la Rivière de Gambie.

French of Senegal. Prepared by M.de Fleurieu et M. l'Abbé de Pingré. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in ...

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Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, Brest, chez Demonville, 1775

 

Carte des Iles du Cap-Verd Dressée sur les remarques et les observations les plus exactes des Navigateurs.

French chart of the Cap Verde Islands, situated 570 kilometers off the coast of Western Africa.Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, sou...

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Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, Brest, chez Demonville, 1775

 

Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie..

Map of east Africa showing South Arabia.

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. / DEZAUCHE
Date: Paris, 1780

 

Nubia & Abyssinia.

A lovely looking steel engraved map of the portion of Africa that lies to the west of the Red sea. Mostly great deserts and the territories of nomadic African tribes are ...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: ARROWSMITH, John
Date: London, 1839

 

Sénégambie et Guinée.

Detailed map of the western part of Africa, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géograph...

$45 / ≈ €45
Publisher: MONIN, C.V.
Date: Paris, 1845

 

Colonies Françaises (en Afrique.)

A very decorative 19th century map of western coast of Africa and includes a map of the coast of Madagascar. The map is surrounded by portraits, animals, vegetation, etc....

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: LEVASSEUR, V.
Date: Paris, 1850

 

Colonies Françaises (en Afrique). N°91.

Handsome map divided into two sections shows a section of the coast of French West Africa titled 'Senegambie' (Senegal & Gambia) with a drawing of the Senegal River a...

$120 / ≈ €120
Publisher: LEVASSEUR, V.
Date: Paris, A. Combette, 1852

 

Cote d'Ivoire.

Very decorative, informative map of the Ivory coast. The map is filled with buildings, animals, a ship, figures and two locals in their typical dress.In lower left corner...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: JYLBERT
Date: France, 1943

 

Niger.

Very decorative, informative map of Nigeria. The map is filled with buildings, animals, figures and two locals. With a large compass rose in upper right corner.In lower l...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: JYLBERT
Date: France, 1943

 

Madagascar.

Very decorative, informative map of Madagascar. The map is filled with buildings, animals, figures and two locals in their typical dress.In lower left corner "Imprim...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: JYLBERT
Date: France, 1943

 

Afrique Occidentale Française AOF.

Beautiful and decorative lithograph pictorial map of Equatorial Africa, showing animals in a beautiful design… Made for Agence de la France d'Outre-Mer. The artist Alai...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: CORNIC, A.
Date: Imprimerie Raidot, Paris, ca. 1950

 

[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...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Date: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#