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MAPS OF THE CONTINENT OF AFRICA (in chronological order)
 

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# AAB-05
Johannes Isacius Pontanus
1611
A Superb Example:  Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia This is the First Edition of the earliest description of Amsterdam, its history and institutions. This is an important book in the history of exploration. With accounts of the two earliest Dutch voyages to the East Indies and the attempts to find a North-East Passage to Asia from Europe.  Contains the famous map of Europe, Africa, and Asia, and a map showing the map of the Polar regions illustrating the third voyage of Willem Barentsz. to Nova Zembla (1596-97) and the results of Hudson's first two voyages (1607-1608).  
# AAF-354

Jodocus Hondius Jr.
1619

From the uncommon 1619 edition :  AFRICÆ | nova Tabula. | Auct. Jud: Hondio.  
# AAF-359 Robert Walton
(1658) 1660-62
Scarce Carte-de-Figures Map in mint condition. Probably the Rarest Map of Africa produced in England ! ! 

New, Plaine, & Exact Mapp of | AFRICA, described by: N:I: Vischer | and done into English, enlarged and | corrected, according to: I:Blaeu: with | the habits of the countries and | manner of the cheife Citties; | the like never before. | Printed, colered and Are to be | Sould by Robert Walton at the | Globe and Compass in St. Paules Church yard between | the two north doores
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#AAF-513

 
Frederick de Wit
1660
 

Separately Issued Map - The Last Map with Decorative Borders issued in The Netherlands :
NOVA | AFRICA | DESCRIPTIO | Auct. F. de Wit.
[with publisher’s imprint in decorative cartouche at bottom left]:  T’AMSTERDAM | By Frederick de Wit inde Calverstraet inde Witte Paskaert.





 
Book
# AAB-07
Hiob Ludolf
1681
Ethiopia and East Africa:  The First Edition of a major seventeenth century scholarly study of Ethiopia:  Historia Aethiopica, Sive Brevis & succincta descriptio Regni Habessinorum, Quod vulgò malè Presbyteri Iohannis vocatur...   (with the important map of Ethiopia showing the Source of the Blue Nile River).  
 
# AAF-105    Vincenzo Maria Coronelli
1691
One of the Most Attractive Two-Sheet Maps of Africa  -
L’ AFRICA | Diuisa nelle sue Parti secondo le piùu moderne relationi | colle scoperte dell’ origine, e corso del NILO, | descritta dal | P.M. Coronelli M.C. Cosmograƒo della | SERENISSIMA REPUBLICA DIVENETIA | è dedicata all’ | ECCELLENZA DEL SIGNOR | GRAN CONTESTABILE | COLONNA | gia Vce Rè d’Aragona, poi | Vce Rè di Napoli.
[at the bottom right corner of the right map sheet]:  Si uende presso Domenico Padoani sul ponte di Rialto all’ insegna della Geografia.
Book
# AB-12
Philipp Cluver – Johann Buno – Herman Mosting
1694

An edition of Cluver’s Introductio with 43 maps of Africa, America, Asia, World, etc. :
Introductio in omnem geographiam veterem aeque ac novam olim studio & opera Joh. Bunonis. In multis passim correctior curante J. Reisko. Wolfenbuttel, sumptibus Haeredum Buninianorum Typis Bismarck, Annon MDC XCIV (1694).



 

 

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# AAB-05
Johannes Isacius Pontanus
1611
Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia This is the First Edition of the earliest description of Amsterdam, its history and institutions. This is an important book in the history of exploration. With accounts of the two earliest Dutch voyages to the East Indies and the attempts to find a North-East Passage to Asia from Europe.  Contains the famous map of Europe, Africa, and Asia, and a map showing the map of the Polar regions illustrating the third voyage of Willem Barentsz. to Nova Zembla (1596-97) and the results of Hudson's first two voyages (1607-1608).  
# AAM-155 Francois Alexander Rochefoucald Liancourt(?)
c 1793
An Early Map of the northern part of the United States with a detailed road system:  Carta delle Provincie Settentrionli, degli Stati Uniti  
Book
#AB-12
Philipp Cluver – Johann Buno – Herman Mosting
1694

An edition of Cluver’s Introductio with 43 maps of America, Africa, Asia, World, etc. :
Introductio in omnem geographiam veterem aeque ac novam olim studio & opera Joh. Bunonis. In multis passim correctior curante J. Reisko. Wolfenbuttel, sumptibus Haeredum Buninianorum Typis Bismarck, Annon MDC XCIV (1694).



 

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