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[Lot of 25 leaves of Africa and Egypt]

Twenty-five text leaves with wood block illustrations relating to Africa and Egypt illustrated with maps, animals, plants.... From the 1552 Latin text edition of Münster...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, 1552


Femina indica Orientalis - Indus Africanus - Singava vulgo dicta sive erratica femina Ori.

Beautiful engraving by Abraham de Bruyn showing inhabitants of Asian and African people with captions in Latin, French and German.Abraham de Bruyn, a Flemish engraver and...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: DE BRUIJN, A.
Date: Cologne, c.1577


Africa ex magnae Orbis Terrae Descriptione.

Very rare separately published "Lafreri" map of Africa. The title in typical Italian scrollwork surmounted by two Cupids in the lower Atlantic. A dedication to ...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: MAZZA, Giovanni Battista / RASCIOTTI, Donato.
Date: Venice, ca. 1590


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 / ≈ €1250
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca 1597


[Two sheet map of Africa.]

Very rare map of Africa in two separate sheets, when joined 385x373mm, published by Levinus Hulsius. This is the second state with below the scale "C. de lopo Gonsal...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: HULSIUS, L.
Date: Nuremberg, (1602)1606



A lovely miniature map of the continent of Africa, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century. There is a small strap-work titl...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1606


Africae Descriptio.

Map of Africa from the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius' Atlas Minor.Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a...

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1608


XII. Delineatio Venationum, quomodo Nimir um Omnis Generis feras capiant. (How the hunters catch animals: 1603-1604)

A: shows a leopard walking into a cage with a trap door. B: is an antelope, killed by natives, using ‘assagais’. C: shows rabbits being caught. They are frightened ou...

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


Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercator. . .

A classic map of Africa. The map first appeared in Gerard Mercator’s Atlas sive Cosmographicae..., published posthumously in 1595. As stated in the title, this map is b...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Duisburg and then Amsterdam, (1595) 1609 or 1619


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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630


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...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630


Africa nova Tabula.

Very rare map of Africa separately published. This derivative map by Nicolas Picart is based upon the second state of Janssonius' map of 1623, after the lower border had ...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PICART, Nicolas.
Date: Paris, 1644


Nouvelle description d'Afrique.

Rare map of Africa published by Jollain in 1667. Published in "Trésor Des Cartes Geographiques Des Principaux Estats de Lunivers".This atlas is based upon Bois...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, 1667


L'Afrique divisée suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties ou sont distingués les vns des autres . . .

A second state of this fine mile-stone map of Africa with a decorative title and scale cartouche. As the title indicates, this map is based on the geography of Guillaume ...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Date: Paris, 1685


L'Africa : Nuovamente corretta, et accresciuta secondo le relationi piv moderne da Guglielmo Sansone geografo di S. M. Christianissima. E data in luce Da Gio : Giacomo de Rossi in Roma nella sua stameria alla Pace l'Anno 1687.

Giacomo Rossi's late 17th century map of Africa. Based on map by Sanson, who is giving credit in the title cartouche. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In upper right corn...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1687


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...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: CORONELLI, V. M.
Date: Venice, 1690


Afrika In Praecipuas Ipsius Partes Distributa Ad Observation . . .

Although not renowned for the originality of his work, Pieter van der Aa is highly thought of for the design and quality of his output. This map of Africa is a good and d...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1713


L' Afrique Dressee suivant les Auteurs les plus nouvea. . .

Charming map of the African continent with some interesting cartography and filled with notations.The Nile is correctly shown with its origins in Abyssinia. A large Lac d...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: CHIQUET, J.
Date: Paris, 1719



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...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B.
Date: Paris, 1762


L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux etats par le Sr. Janvier Geographe.

A neatly engraved example of Jean Janvier's 1762 map of Africa. Covers the entire continent as well as the Island of Madagascar and adjacent parts of Persia and Arabia. D...

$200 / ≈ €200
Date: Paris, ca. 1765


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 / ≈ €450
Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Date: Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778


L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats assujettie..

Excellent copper engraved map of the continent showing the extent of knowledge in the mid 18th century.While mostly accurate, it does have remnants of fantasy such as the...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M.
Date: Venice, 1776 - 1784


L'Afrique . . .

Map of the African continent, from Atlas moderne portatif composé de vingt-huit cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre .. A l'usage des Colléges, des Pensions...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé.
Date: Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806


L'Afrique Divisée en ses Principaux Etats.

Map of Africa, from Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde.. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonction...

$120 / ≈ €120
Publisher: DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.
Date: Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806


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 / ≈ €750
Publisher: DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.
Date: Paris, J.Dezauche, 1819


Carte générale de L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux états par Fx Delamarche. . .

Uncommon map of Africa prepared by Felix Delamarche, after Vaugondy. The "Zahara ou Grand désert" and Congo and Zambia "Contrée tout-a-fait Inconnue...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: DELAMARCHE, F.
Date: Paris, 1820



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...

$500 / ≈ €500
Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, ca. 1823



A decorative 19th century map of the continent colored to show the colonial possessions and major tribal kingdoms. The interior is mostly void of detail. The map is surro...

$175 / ≈ €175
Publisher: LEVASSEUR, V.
Date: Paris, 1850


[Title in Ottoman Turkish: SOUTHERN AFRICA].

A fine Ottoman map of Southern Africa from Ali Şeref Paşa’s rare "Yeñi coġrafya aṭlası", published by the press of Matbaa-i Amire, the successor of İb...

$350 / ≈ €350
Publisher: Ali ŞEREF PAŞA (also Hafız Ali Eşref, d. 1907).
Date: Beyazit, Istanbul: Matbaa-i Amire 1311 or 1895


[Title in Ottoman Turkish: map of Africa].

An uncommon Ottoman map of Africa. The continent is divided into different regions but no town names. In the lower left corner inset a map of the world in Mercator projec...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Ottoman Empire, ca. 1920


Confiance... Ses Amputations se Poursuivent Methodiquement.

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

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: SPK.
Date: Paris, ca. 1941


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 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: FORT, Jean
Date: Paris, Bedos et Cie, 1942-1943


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

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

$900 / ≈ €900
Publisher: BOUCHER, L.
Date: Paris, 1950


[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...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Date: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#