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Tabu. Nova Partis Aphri.

Based on Waldseemuller's map. Border and ornament are by Hans Holbein and Graf. The reissued map includes three kings on their thrones, an elephant, a cockatrice and two ...

$950 / ≈ €874
Publisher: FRIES
Date: Lyon, 1535
Selling price: $950
Sold in 2009

 

[Map of Northern half of Africa]

An early representation of North Africa with a prominent "Mountains of the Moon" (Montes Lunae), a mountain range in central Africa that is the source of the Wh...

$400 / ≈ €368
Publisher: MELA, P. / SOLINUS, G.J.
Date: Basle, Michael Isengrin, 1544
Selling price: $400
Sold in 2012

 

Totius Africae tabula & descriptio universalis etiam ultra Ptolemaei extensa.

A wonderfully decorative and extremely interesting map of the continent of Africa by Sebastian Munster. The map features a galleon, mountains, rivers, assorted kings crow...

$2100 / ≈ €1931
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1550
Selling price: $2100
Sold in 2013

 

La table et description universelle de toute l'Afrique..

This is the first collectible map to show the entire continent of Africa. Prior maps by Waldseemüller, Fries, and Gastaldi showed either the northern or southern portion...

$460 / ≈ €423
Publisher: MÜNSTER,S
Date: Basel 1552
Selling price: $460
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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 / ≈ €92
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, 1552

 

Totius Africae tabula, & descrptio…

This is the first collectible map to show the entire continent of Africa. Prior maps by Waldseemüller, Fries, and Gastaldi showed either the northern or southern portio...

Publisher: MÜNSTER,S.
Date: Basle, ca 1552
Selling price: $1050
Sold in 2023

 

Afrika

A woodcut map of the African continent from an early German edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. The map shows most of Africa including the supposed source of t...

$385 / ≈ €354
Publisher: MÜNSTER,S.
Date: Basle 1556
Selling price: $385
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Delle navigationi et viaggi.

Wood block map by the Arabic geographer Leo Africanus, from his work Description de l'Afrique published in Lyons in 1556.It is strongly reminiscent of the map appearing i...

$2025 / ≈ €1862
Publisher: AFRICANUS,L.
Date: Lyons 1556
Selling price: $2025
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[Central Africa]

Wood block map of Central Africa. Extending south to the Tropic of Capricorn and Madagascar. South to the top and centered on the course of the Nile, which has its primar...

$450 / ≈ €414
Publisher: RAMUSIO, G. B.
Date: Venice, 1559
Selling price: $450
Sold in 2020

 

AFRICA MIT SEINEN BESUNDERN LÄNDERN, THIEREN, UND WUNDERBARLICHEN DINGEN

A small, attractive map of Africa from the famous 'Cosmographia', by Sebastian Münster. On a whole page of the book.

$80 / ≈ €74
Publisher: MUNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, ca. 1560
Selling price: $80
Sold in 2016

 

Al Ecc[ellentissi],mo Philosopho, Mathematico, Medico, et Cauallier aureato, beniemerito Guardiano grande della / Scola de .S. Marco...

The first map of Africa from the Forlani school, in a first edition. Forlani appears to have largely drawn upon the earlier work of Gastaldi. Forlani shows additional pla...

$45100 / ≈ €41475
Publisher: FORLANI,F.
Date: Venice, 1562
Selling price: $45100
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[East coast of Africa]

Scarce map of the eastern part of Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and the western part of India. In the Indian Ocean Madagascar, Noah's Ark with a dove returning with its ...

$4600 / ≈ €4230
Publisher: CAMOCIO, G.F. / FORLANI, P.
Date: Venice, G.H. Camocio, ca.1563
Selling price: $4600
Sold in 2012

 

(African flora and fauna)

One text page with a woodcut of an abandon flora and fauna in Africa from Münster's Cosmographia Universalis.The Cosmographia by Sebastian Munster from 1544 is the earli...

$10 / ≈ €9
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, ca. 1564
Selling price: $10
Sold in 2019

 

Africae Tabula Nova Edita Antverpiae 1570.

This beautiful map is one of the cornerstone maps of Africa. This particular map does not have text on the verso. This example is not recorded by van den Broecke in his b...

$1850 / ≈ €1701
Publisher: ORTELIUS, Abraham
Date: Antwerp, 1570
Selling price: $1850
Sold in 2017

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

The title is contained in a striking cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strap work. The sea is engraved in stipple-work, and features a sea-battle i...

$1800 / ≈ €1655
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1570
Selling price: $1800
Sold in 2009

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

The title is contained in a striking cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strap work. The sea is engraved in stipple-work, and features a sea-battle i...

$1350 / ≈ €1241
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1570
Selling price: $1350
Sold in 2010

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

The title is contained in a striking cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strapwork. The sea is engraved in stipple-work, and features a sea-battle in...

$1850 / ≈ €1701
Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Date: Antwerp 1572
Selling price: $1850
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Africae Descriptio...

Munster's smaller woodcut map of Africa, printed area 130 x 160mm, set in a large page of text. From an Italian edition of the Cosmography. One of the earliest obtainable...

$200 / ≈ €184
Publisher: MUNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1572
Selling price: $200
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Africae Tabula Nova.

The title is contained in a striking cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strapwork. The sea is engraved in stipple-work, and features a sea-battle in...

$2025 / ≈ €1862
Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Date: Antwerp 1572
Selling price: $2025
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Africae Tabula Nova.

Very decorative first state map of Africa by Ortelius. The title is contained in an elaborated cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strap work. The se...

$1550 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1573
Selling price: $1550
Sold in 2016

 

Presbiteri Iohannis Sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio.

Despite the title this map extends far beyond Prester John's supposed kingdom. It covers Africa from the fabled mountains of the moon in the centre of the continent north...

$1000 / ≈ €920
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1573
Selling price: $1000
Sold in 2008

 

Presbiteri Iohannis Sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio.

"Despite the title this map extends far beyond Prester John's supposed kingdom. It covers Africa from the fabled ""mountains of the moon"" in the...

$880 / ≈ €809
Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Date: Antwerp1573
Selling price: $880
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Mauritania Nuova Tavola

A very early map of Western Africa, after Ptolemy, including Gibraltar and the Canary Islands.Displays a rich system of rivers throughout, and a curious set of trees near...

$110 / ≈ €101
Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Date: Venice, 1574
Selling price: $110
Sold in 2016

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

The title is contained in a striking cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strap work. The sea is engraved in stipple-work, and features a sea-battle i...

$1200 / ≈ €1104
Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Date: Antwerp 1574
Selling price: $1200
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Presbiteri Iohannis.

Stunning map of the kingdom of the mythical Christian king who according to legend provided a stronghold against Barbarians and was an ally to the crusaders. Ortelius des...

$1200 / ≈ €1104
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1575
Selling price: $1200
Sold in 2014

 

Africa mit seinen besundern Leandern / Thieren / und wunderbarlichen Dingen. (...)

A very early and attractively coloured map of Africa. A full leaf from the Cosmographei, published in Basel by Heinrich Petri in 1578. With a beautiful woodcut initial le...

$120 / ≈ €110
Publisher: MÜNSTER, Sebastian
Date: Basel, 1578
Selling price: $120
Sold in 2021

 

Africa / Libya / Mörenlandt / mit allen Königreichen / so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden.

A wonderfully decorative and extremely interesting map of the continent of Africa by Sebastian Münster. The map features a galleon, mountains, rivers, assorted kings cro...

$1200 / ≈ €1104
Publisher: Münster, Sebastian.
Date: Basel, 1578
Selling price: $1200
Sold in 2018

 

Africa / Libya / Morenlandt / mit allen Königreichen / so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden.

A decorative Münster's map of Africa, the first map of the African Continent. The map features a galleon, mountains, rivers, assorted kings crowns, denoting various king...

$950 / ≈ €874
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, 1578
Selling price: $950
Sold in 2021

 

Africae ut terra mariq, lustrata est, proprijssima..

Map of the continent of Africa from the extremely rare first edition. With ''cum priuilegio'' added. Engraved by Joannes and Lucas van Deutecum, who's signature is in the...

$9050 / ≈ €8323
Publisher: DE JODE,G.
Date: Antwerp 1578
Selling price: $9050
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Africa

Strongly engraved woodblock map of the continent depicts the Nile's origins in twin lakes originating in the Motes Lunae, or Mountains of the Moon, based on Ptolemy's acc...

$130 / ≈ €120
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1578
Selling price: $130
Sold in 2008

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

From the 'Typus Orbis Terrarum', Latin Text - Striking continental map designed by Ortelius from elements of contemporary maps by Gastaldi, Mercator, and Forlani. It is c...

$1600 / ≈ €1471
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1579
Selling price: $1600
Sold in 2012

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

Beautifully colored map of Africa from the 1579 edition of Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The map of Africa was one of the few...

$750 / ≈ €690
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1579
Selling price: $750
Sold in 2015

 

[Africa].

Very early map of Africa. From his Cosmographia, that great compendium of Renaissance knowledge. An exciting print.Sebastian Münster was born in Nierder-Ingelheim, near ...

$70 / ≈ €64
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1550-1580
Selling price: $70
Sold in 2008

 

Africae. . .

Münster's smaller woodcut map of Africa, printed area 130 x 160mm, set in a large page of text. From an Latin text edition of the Cosmography. One of the earliest obtain...

$50 / ≈ €46
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, c. 1580
Selling price: $50
Sold in 2009

 

No title [Africa]

"Attractive and very early wood block printed map of Africa, excluding the HornFrom a French text edition of his ""Geographia"", that great compe...

$105 / ≈ €97
Publisher: "MÜNSTER,S"
Date: Basle 1550-1580
Selling price: $105
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Affricae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen K÷nigreichen so jetziger Zeit darumb gefunden werden

Attractive woodcut map showing the African continent. From a German edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Munster printed from Petri in Basel 1580. \"This map ... was...

$450 / ≈ €414
Publisher: Munster, S.
Date: Basle, 1580
Selling price: $450
Sold in 2009

 

Africa tertia pars terrae.

This exceptionally decorative map, is from Heinrich Bunting's "Itinerarum Sacrae Scripturae", and is based upon the map of Africa by Sebastian Munster which app...

$690 / ≈ €635
Publisher: Bunting, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca. 1580
Selling price: $690
Sold in 2018

 

Açores Insulae.

The importance of the Azores at that time of this map was connected with the observation of Columbus that compass variation (i.e. the difference between the real and the ...

$475 / ≈ €437
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1580
Selling price: $475
Sold in 2020

 

Africa tertia pars terrae.

This map, from Heinrich Bunting's "Itinerarum Sacrae Scripturae", is based upon the map of Africa by Sebastian Munster that appeared in 1540. Substantially, it...

$1400 / ≈ €1287
Publisher: BÜNTING, Heinrich
Date: Magdeburg, 1581
Selling price: $1400
Sold in 2012

 

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...

$600 / ≈ €552
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca. 1581
Selling price: $600
Sold in 2019

 

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...

$1075 / ≈ €989
Publisher: BÜNTING,H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca. 1581
Selling price: $1075
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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...

$1100 / ≈ €1012
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca1581
Selling price: $1100
Sold in 2014

 

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...

$475 / ≈ €437
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, ca. 1581
Selling price: $475
Sold in 2018

 

Africae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen so jetziger zeit darumb gefunden werden. . .

Attractive woodcut map showing the African continent. From the 1588-German edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. German text on verso. This woodblock map is eleg...

$350 / ≈ €322
Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, S.H. Petrie, 1588
Selling price: $350
Sold in 2014

 

Africae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen so jetziger zeit darumb gefunden werden. . .

Sebastian Münster (1489-1552) is one of the most renowned cartographers of the sixteenth century, Mercator and Ortelius are considered at the same level. Munster's two m...

$430 / ≈ €395
Publisher: Munster, S.
Date: Basle, 1588
Selling price: $430
Sold in 2019

 

Livio Sanuto. Geografia di M. Livio Sanvto distinta in XII libri. Ne' quali, oltra l'esplicatione di molti luoghi di Tolomeo e della Bussola, ...

Livio Sanuto. Geografia di M. Livio Sanvto distinta in XII libri. Ne' quali, oltra l'esplicatione di molti luoghi di Tolomeo e della Bussola, e dell' Aguglia; si dichiara...

$17750 / ≈ €16323
Publisher: SANUTO, Livio
Date: Venice, Damiano Zenaro, 1588
Selling price: $17750
Sold in 2019

 

[Afrique]

On recto a strongly engraved woodblock map of the continent depicts the Nile's origins in twin lakes originating in the Motes Lunae, or Mountains of the Moon, based on Pt...

$120 / ≈ €110
Publisher: MUNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1550-1590
Selling price: $120
Sold in 2013

 

Africae vera forma et situs.

A rare map of the continent of Africa with six sea monsters and four sailing ships decorating the sea and small vignettes of natives, some with bow and arrow, others with...

$4425 / ≈ €4069
Publisher: DE JODE,G.
Date: Antwerp 1593
Selling price: $4425
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Africae vera forma et situs.

This very rare map of Africa retains the continental outline from Gastaldi with the interior based primarily on Mercator's world map of 1569. This is evident in the river...

Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Date: Antwerp, 1593

 

Africae vera forma ey situs.

A rare map of the continent of Africa with six sea monsters and four sailing ships decorating the sea and small vignettes of natives, some with bow and arrow, others with...

$5600 / ≈ €5150
Publisher: DE JODE,G.
Date: Antwerp 1593
Selling price: $5600
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Africa Vera Forma, et Situs.

This rare map is an interesting amalgamation of cartographical sources. Cornelis prepared this map for the second edition of the Speculum after his father's death in 1591...

$4350 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: DE JODE, C.
Date: Antwerp, 1593
Selling price: $4350
Sold in 2009

 

Africae Tabula Nova Edita Antverpiae 1570.

Collectible example of one of the cornerstone maps of Africa.  A beautiful map in original color.   Ortelius' map was modern in appearance, compared to Munster and o...

$2250 / ≈ €2069
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, (1570) 1595
Selling price: $2250
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Presbiteri Johannis sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio

Very decorative example of Ortelius' famous map of the Kingdom of Prester John, from a Latin edition of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the w...

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Amverpen, 1595
Selling price: $456
Sold in 2023

 

Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercatories desumpta studio & industria G.M. Juniorius

A classic and important map of Africa, especially as it is directly based on Gerard Mercator’s rare wall map of the world of 1569. The map first appeared in Gerard Merc...

$1625 / ≈ €1494
Publisher: MERCATOR, Gerard Jr.
Date: Duisburg and then Amsterdam, 1595
Selling price: $1625
Sold in 2017

 

AFRICA.

This is Giovanni Magini's modern map of Africa from his edition of Claudius Ptolemy's Geographia.  It is basically a slightly-reduced version of the D'Anania 1582 map of...

$105 / ≈ €97
Publisher: MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio
Date: Venice, 1596
Selling price: $105
Sold in 2013

 

Africa.

From "Geografia". Published in Venice by Galignani. Situated in a text page, with a gold leaf initial. Maps are engraved by Girolamo Porro.

$300 / ≈ €276
Publisher: MAGINI
Date: Venice, ca. 1597
Selling price: $300
Sold in 2008

 

Africa.

Small map of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula showing part of Brazil as well.The rivers of central and north Africa feature prominently including the Ptolemaic concept of...

$180 / ≈ €166
Publisher: MAGINI,G.A./ PORRO,G.
Date: Cologne 1597
Selling price: $180
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Africae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen so jetziger zeit darumb gefunden werden. . .

Attractive woodcut map showing the African continent. From the 1598-German edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. German text on verso. This woodblock map is eleg...

$750 / ≈ €690
Publisher: MÜNSTER,S.
Date: Basle, 1598
Selling price: $750
Sold in 2018

 

Afrika Tabula Nova

Woodcut map of the African continent: Münster second map of Africa, based upon Ortelius' map of 1570, from the German edition of Sebastian Münster's 'Cosmographey: das ...

Publisher: PETRI, H., after MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, 1598
Selling price: $195
Sold in 2023

 

Africae tabula nova / Africa, Lybia, Morenlandt, mit allen Königreichen so jetziger zeit darumb gefunden werden. . .

Attractive woodcut map showing the African continent. From the 1598-German edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. German text on verso. This woodblock map is eleg...

$450 / ≈ €414
Publisher: MÜNSTER,S.
Date: Basle, 1598
Selling price: $450
Sold in 2016

 

Filippo Pigafetta-De Bry Map of Africa.

This is the De Bry version of the Pigafetta map of Africa. It is a close copy of the Pigafetta map. Pigafetta wrote a book entitled Relatione del reame di Congo et del...

$2600 / ≈ €2391
Publisher: PIGAFETTA, F. / DE BRY
Date: Frankfurt, 1598
Selling price: $2600
Sold in 2010

 

Africae Tabula Nova

From the Ortelius miniature atlas 'Epitome theatri Orteliani' published by Philip Galle. Colored in nice, period correct color. Printers crease running through West Afric...

$220 / ≈ €202
Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Date: Antwerp, ca 1598
Selling price: $220
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Africa Tabula Nova.

Africa continent map by Ortelius, used in Giovanni Botero (1533–1617)'s work "RELATIONI UNIVERSALI DI GIOVANNI BOTERO BENESE" issued in Venice by Giorgio Ang...

$225 / ≈ €207
Publisher: BOTERO, G.
Date: Venice, c.1598
Selling price: $225
Sold in 2016

 

[ Map of Africa ]

Extremly rare map of Africa, engraved by William Rogers and published by John Wolfe. The map occurs in the 1598 English edition of Jan Huyghen van Linschoten's Itinerario...

$8800 / ≈ €8093
Publisher: LINSCHOTEN, J.
Date: London, John Wolfe, 1598
Selling price: $8800
Sold in 2011

 

Presbiteri Iohannis, sive, Abissinorum Imperii descriptio.

Famous "Prester John" map of most parts of the African continent, and the Arabian peninsula. With a dedication to King David, and the coat of arms of Preste...

$475 / ≈ €437
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, c1600
Selling price: $475
Sold in 2013

 

Africa.

A woodcut map of the African continent from a French edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. The map shows most of Africa including the supposed source of the Nile...

$50 / ≈ €46
Publisher: MÜNSTER,S.
Date: Basle 1600
Selling price: $50
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AFRICA TERTIA PARS TERRÆ .

This map is one of the later woodcut maps of Africa. As such, the appearance of the map, especially when compared to other maps from this period, is unusual. Like Bünt...

$800 / ≈ €736
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdeburg, (1589) 1600
Selling price: $800
Sold in 2013

 

Africa.

The miniature map of Africa based on Ortelius' larger map. It comes from the Latin edition of pocket-size atlas "Epitome Theatri Orteliani" engraved by Philip G...

$300 / ≈ €276
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1601
Selling price: $300
Sold in 2020

 

Africa.

Miniature map of Africa. Strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

$190 / ≈ €175
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A. / COIGNET, M.
Date: Antwerp, 1601
Selling price: $190
Sold in 2010

 

Africae Tabula Nova.

Dated 1570. Ortelius' depiction of Africa is based on Gastaldi's rare wall map of 1564, though with modifications such as the more pointed southern tip of the continent. ...

$1550 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1603
Selling price: $1550
Sold in 2011

 

Africae Tabula Nova

Beautiful hand colored map of the African continent. From the 1603 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. Fifth state of the copperplate, still the...

$1800 / ≈ €1655
Publisher: Ortelius, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1603
Selling price: $1800
Sold in 2009

 

Nova AFRICAE TABULA Auctore Jodoco Hondio.

The Hondius Africa was based on Mercator but the coastline, particularly of Madagascar, was considerably altered. Jodocus also made improvements in the Cape area.

$655 / ≈ €602
Publisher: HONDIUS,J.
Date: Amsterdam 1606
Selling price: $655
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Nova Africæ Tabula Auctore Jodoco Hondio

This magnificent map shows the African continent as it was known in 1606, including the island of Madagascar and the Arabian Peninsula. Vignettes include four European sa...

Publisher: HONDIUS, Jodocus
Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 

[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...

Publisher: HULSIUS, L.
Date: Nuremberg, (1602)1606
Selling price: $1450
Sold in 2022

 

Nova Africae Tabula Auctore Jodoco Hondio.

The Hondius Africa was based on Mercator but the coastline, particularly of Madagascar, was considerably altered. Jodocus also made improvements in the Cape area.Presents...

$800 / ≈ €736
Publisher: HONDIUS,J.
Date: Amsterdam 1606
Selling price: $800
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Presbiteri Iohannis, Sive Abissinorum Imperii Descrptio.

Antique map of East Africa. The very attractive map of the empire of the mythical Prester John, originally placed east of India later in East Africa. The geographical inf...

$250 / ≈ €230
Publisher: ORTELIUS, Abraham.
Date: Antwerp, 1609
Selling price: $250
Sold in 2021

 

Africa Ex Magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, Studio & industria.

This magnificent old color map of Africa was one of the most influential maps of the continent of its time. This atlas version of the map was engraved by Gerard Mercator...

$375 / ≈ €345
Publisher: MERCATOR, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1610
Selling price: $375
Sold in 2021

 

Carte de L'Afrique selon les auteurs Ancienne enrichie de remarques historiques. . .

A pleasant looking map of the continent of Africa, as it was in ancient times, surrounded by historical French text. Some places and regions named, but much is left blank...

$150 / ≈ €138
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam ca 1617
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2018

 

Africae Nova Tabula.

FIRST STATE. This is the very rare, and separately issued, first state of the famous Hondius map. It was hugely influential, providing a milestone for later Africa maps b...

$2900 / ≈ €2667
Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1619
Selling price: $2900
Sold in 2019

 

Africa ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercatories desumpta studio & industria G.M. Juniorius

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...

$1500 / ≈ €1379
Publisher: MERCATOR Jr., Gerard
Date: Duisburg and then Amsterdam, (1595) 1609 or 1619
Selling price: $1500
Sold in 2011