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AFRICA

Map Number Map Maker
Date
Title
                            On-line Printable Catalog:  Catalog I - Rare & Scarce Maps of Africa:  A Cartographic Sequence from 1513 to 1640(4.3 mbs, 38 pages).  Click Here For A Printable Catalog.   Maps in this catalog have been sold.  
                   

On-line Printable Catalog:  Catalog II - Rare & Scarce Maps of  Africa:  A Cartographic Sequence from 1640 to 1908. (1.4 mbs, 49 pages).   Click Here For A Printable Catalog.  

Maps in this catalog have been sold.         
                          

On-line Printable Catalog:  Catalog III - Seacharts of Africa:  A Cartographic Sequence from 1646. (1.24 mbs, 23 pages).  Click Here for catalog as an Adobe pdf file  

Maps in this catalog have been sold.      


MAPS OF THE CONTINENT OF AFRICA (in chronological order)
 

# AAF-395 Abraham Ortelius
1570
Fine Original Color Example of Ortelius’ classic early image of Africa:  Africae Tabula Nova Edita Antverpiae 1570 Sold
# AAF-402 & 405

Jan Huygen van Linschoten
1596

 

In Very Fine Condition - One of the Most Attractive Set of Maps Available: 
Western side of Africa:    Typus orarum  maritimarum Guinae, Manicongo, & Angolae ultra... .     and

Eastern side of Africa:    Delineatio Orarum maritimarum Terrae vulgo indigitatae Terra do Natal item Sofala Mozambicae & Melindae .... Arnoldus F. a Langren delineavit & sculpsit.

$ 14,000
for the two maps
# AAF-389 Jodocus Hondius
(1606) 1609
Nova Africae Tabula Sold
Book
# 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). $ 15,000
# AAF-103

Willem Jansz Blaeu
(1617)

Fine, Original Color example of the famous map of the African Continent with decorative borders, with Gilt Lettering:   Africae nova descriptio Auct Guiljelmo Blaeuw. Sold
# AAF-354

Jodocus Hondius Jr.
1619

From the uncommon 1619 edition :  AFRICÆ | nova Tabula. | Auct. Jud: Hondio. $ 2,900
# 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
.
$ 9,500
#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.



$6,000

 
AAF-516 Frederick De Wit
1675
Attractive, Original Color example;  Sea Chart from Spain across the Straits of Gilbraltar to Gambia:  Barbariae, Guinea, Maritimi, a Freto Gibraltar ad Fluvium Gambia..... $ 1,250
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).  
$ 2,750
# 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.
$4,900
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).



$3,300
# AAF-200 Henry Overton
c. 1727
Extremely Rare, Separately issued English Wall Map of Africa:  To Her Most Sacred Majesty Caroline, Queen of Great Britain, France and Ireland this Mapp of Africa, after the latest and best Observations is most humbly dedicated ... Printed and Sold by Henry Overton at the White Horse without Newgate London Sold
# AF-567 Tobias Conrad Lotter
1760(?)
 
A Most Unusual Map Puzzle of Africa :  AFRICA, Concinnata Secundum Ob. | servationes Membror. Acad. | Regal Scientiarum et non= | nullorum aliorum, et juxta | recentissimas annotationes. | Per G. de L Isle Geographum | Augustæ Vindelicor: | prostat apud | TOBIAM CONR: LOTTER | CALCOGR.

Sold
#AB-21 Thomas Baines
1877

Important book about the gold discoveries of Southern Africa, with large map; the First Edition:  The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa.

Sold

 

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Map
Number
Map Maker
Date
Title  
Book
# 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). $ 15,000
# 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 $ 475
# AAM-137 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1634) 1662
Blaeu's Upside Down New England from his Atlas Maior (Grand Atlas:  Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova Sold
# AAM-255 Samuel Lewis
1813
The State of New Hampshire. complied chiefly from Actual Surveys.  By Samuel Lewis, 1813 Sold
# AM-213 Johann Baptist Homann
c.1730
New England, New York and New Jersey:  Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima....... Ioh. Baptista Homann Sac. Caes Maj... $ 1,500
# AM-224 Frederick De Wit
(1670) 1680
The Americas in fine original color:  Novissima et Accuratissima Septentrionalis ac Meridionalis Americae... Sold
# AM-191 George Louis Le Rouge
1755
The East Coast of America with inset maps of the Upper Mississippi and Louisiana & FloridaCanada et Louisiane  $ 2,250
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).



$3,300

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Map
Number
Map Maker
Date
Title Price
Book
# AAB-05
Johannes Isacius Pontanus
1611
A Superb Example:  Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia:   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). $ 15,000
# AS-154 Jodocus Hondius
(1606) 1613
China, India, and Southeast Asia:   India Orientalis Sold
# E-373 Gerard Mercator
(1595) 1613
The Crimea and southern Russia:   TAVRICA CHERSONES: VS Nostra ... Per Gerardum Mercatorem Sold
# AS-165 Jodocus Hondius
(1606) 1613
The East Indies:    Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae In quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt.
Sold

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EUROPE

Map
Number
Map Maker
Date
Title Price

 
Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613

Maps of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark

Price: 50% discount to prices listed:
# E-429 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Niedersachen and Mecklenburg:   Saxonia Inferior et Meklenborg Duc. Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   $ 100
# E-424 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Waldeck:   Waldeck Comitatus Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   Sold
# E-430 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Braunschweig and Magdeburg Braunswyck & Meydburg ... Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   $ 100
# E-433 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Franconia, with Wurtzburg, Rotenburg, Nurnburg, etc.:  Franckenlandt Francia orientalis Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio. $ 100
# E-434 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Bavaria:   BAVARIA DUCATUS.  Fine condition, with some spotting in margins. Sold
# E-435 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Oberpfalz with Nurnburg, Danube River, etc.:     Palatinatus Bavariae Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   Fine condition. $ 100
# E-436 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Obersachsen, Lausitz, Meissen:    Saxoniae superioris Lusatiae Misniaeque descriptio Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   Fine condition, with some spotting in margins.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image Sold
# E-261 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1630) 1634
Braunschweig and Magdeburg BRAUNSWYCK et MEYDBURG cum terris adjacentibus.   $ 100
# E-276 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Mansfeld :   MANSFELDIA COMITATUS Auctore Tilemanno Stella Sig.    First edition.  Highly detailed folio map.  Fine.  Click Here for High Resolution Image $ 100
# E-275 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
First appearance in an atlas of Blaeu's folio map of ThuringenThuringia Langraviatus Auct Adolario Erichio ... .  Fine condition.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image.

$ 100


# E-295
Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Heidelberg, centered on Eparch and showing part of the River Rhine and River Main with the towns of Gensheim, Worms, Miltenberg and Oldenburg:   ERPACH Comitatus.   Old repaired separation on verso to bottom centerfold separation, else Fine.  Click Here for High Resolution Image
sold
# E-310 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
This is Blaeu’s map of the region of Namur NAMURCUM COMITATUS Auctore Iohann Surhino  This particular map is from Blaeu's Novus Atlas of 1634, the first appearance of this map in an atlas.   Fine Condition. Sold
# E-296 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1630) 1634
Nassau with Kolbenz, Weisbaden :   NASSOVIA Comitatus Salomon Rogiers sculpsit.   Attractive with coat of arms, etc.  Fine folio map.  Click Here for High Resolution Image Sold
# E-297 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1630) 1634
Cologne / Koln COLONIENSIS Archiepiscopatus Auctore Ioh Gigante Medico et Mathematics Sold
# E-421 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Second map of Westfalia with Duisberg, Munster, etc. [untitled] Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.  $ 100
# E-273 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Franconia Franconia Vulgo Franckenlandt Excudit guiljelmus Blaeu.  Very good, with old repair to bottom centerfold and some "old' fingerprints on margins. $ 100
# E-272 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Waldeck:   Waldeck Comitatus Apud Guiljelmum Blaeu.  Fine.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-268 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1629) 1634
Munster:  Monasteriensis Episcopatus Apud Guiljelmum Blaeuw.  Old repairs to bottom margin, else Fine.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image. Sold
# E-271 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
WestfaliaWestphalia Ducatus auctore Ioh. Gigante Medico et Mathematico Guiljelmus Blaeue excudit.   Fine, old manuscript note at bottom right.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-270 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Paderborn:  Paderbornensis Episcopatus Descriptio Nova Ioanne Gigante Ludense ... Guiljelmus Blaeuw.   Fine.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-287 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
The Upper Swabia, Germany with Ulm, Bodensee, etc.:  ALEMANNIA SIVE SVEVIA SUPERIOR A. Christophoro Hurtero Highly detailed.  Fine Condition.  Sold
# E-277 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
First appearance in an atlas of Blaeu's folio map of Obersachsen, Lausitz, & Meissen:  SAXONIA SUPERIOR CUM LUSATIA ET MISNIA.  Fine condition, with some chipping along wide outer margins. $ 100
# E-284 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
First Appearance in an atlas of Blaeu's folio map of this area.  Bavaria and Oberpfalz PALATINATUS BAVARIAE. Amsterdami Excudit Guiljelmus Blaeuw.  Fine Condition.  Sold
# M-106 Sebastian Munster
1572
View of Schletstatt in Alsace.  Attractive woodcut with a pastoral scene of fields, animals, geese, in the foreground and the walled city in the background with church steeples, etc. with mountains behind.  In the sky, a cherub holding  the coat of arms and title banner rides an eagle. Initials of the cutter of the woodblock, RMD, at lower right.  Very Good Condition.  Click Here for a Large Image. $ 20
# M-46 Sebastian Munster
1572
Rubeaquum Rusach 1548:  Attractive, detailed view of the medieval city of Rusach in Alsace showing fortified city, castle, farmlands, etc.  Very Good condition with stitch-holes at top & bottom margins.  Click Here for Large Image. $ 20
# M-105 Sebastian Munster
1572
View of Frankfurt an der Oder with the date of 1548 on a scroll above the city.  Attractive view of this ancient city.  With bridge across the Oder and numerous scene suggesting the active commerce of the city.  Good Condition overall, with a repaired separation at centerfold.  Click Here for a Large Image $ 20
# E-400 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Northern Switzerland with Basel, Zurich, etc.[ Unititled Map ]  per Gerardum Mercatorem.   Generally fine condition, with typical browning to wide margins.     Click Here for a High Resolution Image. Sold
# E-290 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Switzerland: Das Wiflispurgergow Gerardo Mecatore Auctore Guiljel Blaeu excudit.   Map abrasion at lower left of the map with some loss of the image, else Fine Condition. Sold
# E-281 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
The First Appearance of this map of Steiermark in Austria (Stiria /  Steyrmarck) in Blaeu's atlas:  STIRIA Steymarck Apud Guiljrlmum Blaeu. 
Sold
# E-365 Gerard Mercator
(1595) 1613
Jutland in Denmark:   Iutia Septentrionalis Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   Sold
# E-367 Gerard Mercator
(1595) 1613
Fyn in Denmark:  FIONIA Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio.   Generally very good condition, with several thin spots to paper in upper left margin, some spotting/browning to very wide margins which extend beyond image.  Sold

 
Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613

Maps of France, Belgium

Price: 50% discount to prices listed:
# E-422 Hondius, Jodocus
(1606) 1613
Liege:  Leodienis Dioecesis Typus / Baptista Doetecomius sculp. Fine condition with some typical toning/spotting in margins.  Sold
# E-311 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
This is Blaeu’s map of the Belgium region of Hainaut and Namur Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descriptio. Amsrerdami, Apud Guiljelmum et Ioannem Blaeu.    Fine condition.   Click Here for High Resolution Image $ 100
# E-398 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Burgundy, etc[ Unititled map ].   Very good, with typical browning to wide margins. Sold
# E-394 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Poitou:   Poictou sive Pictauiae descriptio  Per Gerardum Mercatorem.   Fine. Sold
# E-396 Gerard Mercator
(1585-95) 1613
Lorraine, southern part[  untitled map ]  Per Gerardum Mercatorem.   Fine, with some browning to margins. Sold
# E-322 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
Lorraine:   Lotharingia Ducatus vulgo Lorraine Apud Guiljelmum Blaeu.  Folio size map in very good condition; very old repair at bottom centerfold.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-329 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
NivernaisNivernium Ducatus Gallice Duche De Nevers Amsterdami Apud Guiljelmum et Iohannem Blaeuw.  Folio size map in Fine Condition.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-321 Willem Jansz. Blaeu & Joan Blaeu
1634
Showing the region famous for champagne, to the east of Paris.   CHAMPAGNE latine CAMPANIA COMITATUS Amsterdami Apud Guiljelmum et Ioannem Blaeu.   The first appearance of this map in Blaeu's atlas.  With attractive cartouche.  Folio size map in Fine Condition, with a little reinforcement at bottom margin on verso (margins extend beyond image).  Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 120
# E-328 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
Bourbon:   BORBONIUM DUVATUS BOURBONNOIS Amsterdami Apud Guiljelmus et Joannem Blaeuw.   A finely detailed map with a large cartouche at bottom left and a attractive coat of arms at top right.  Fine Condition with wide margins.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image. Sold
# E-330 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
Berry:  BITURICUM DUCATUS DUCHE DE BERRI Amsterdami Guiljelmus Blaeuw excudit.   Two attractive cartouches: title cartouche at upper left one showing castle turrets at bottom right.   Fine condition, with slight fold on right side and a small separation at top margin on centerfold.     Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-332 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
Anjou:    DUCATUS ANDEGAVENSIS ANIOV Auctore Licimo Guyeto Andegavense Amsterdami Apud Guiljelmum Blaeuw.  Several coats of arms at top with title cartouche at bottom left.   Fine condition, wide margins.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image. $ 100
# E-327 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(
1631) 1634
Limousin, Limoge :   LEMOVICUM, = LYMOSIN Auctore Jo. Faiano M.L.  Attractively engraved map.  Fine condition.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image.
$ 100
# E-326 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
1634
Lyon - Lyonnais:   LIONNOIS FOREST, BEAVIOLOIS ET MASCONNOIS. A highly detailed and beautifully engraved map of the Rhone and Loire valleys with Vienne, Lyon, and Macon. The title cartouche and distance scales are flanked by cherubs and a surveyor and the map is further embellished with a coat of arms. Very similar to the Janssonius map.   Fine Condition, with wide margins and a small separation at top margin on centerfold .  Click Here for a High Resolution Image.  

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# E-316 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
Cambrai :  ARCHIEPISCOPATUS CAMERACENSIS – Area of France showing Cambrai, etc.  Nice coat of arms at upper left, etc.   Click Here for a High Resolution Image.  Condition fine, unless noted.  Contact us for further information. $ 100
# E-325 Willem Jansz. Blaeu
(1631) 1634
Bresse :  BRESSIA Vulgo BRESSE – Shows an area of eastern France including Lyon, eastward to Lake Geneva and city of Geneva. Figures on the map.  Click Here for Large Image.  Condition fine, unless noted.  Contact us for further information.

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# E-336 Willem Jansz Blaeu
1634
Saintonge and Aunis Xaintonge et Angovmois Apud Guuiljelmum Blaeu.    Folio size map in generally Fine Condition with printer's cease by centerfold.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image. Sold
# E-337 Willem Jansz Blaeu
1634

Bordeaux. depicting The Garonne, The Arcachon basin and the country of the Landes.  Also showing Bayonne :  Carte du Bourdelois../ Principatus Benearnia..  Two maps on one sheet.  Embellished with beautiful title cartouches, figurative scale cartouche, a coat of arms, a sea monster, two wind roses and a sailing ship.   Very Fine Condition.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image.

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# E-335 Willem Jansz Blaeu
1634
Poitou; Attractive map showing Rochelle, Nantes, etc.:   Pictaviae Ducatus Descriptio, Vulgo Le Pais De Poictov.   Folio size map in Fine Condition.  Click Here for a High Resolution Image. Sold

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Map
Number
Map Maker
Date
Title Price
# BW-108 Jodocus Hondius - Melchior Tavernier
1630
A Very Rare and Attractive Early Map of the World:   Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tablua auct: Iud: Hondio. A Paris Par Melchior Tavernier au Lisle du Palais A 1630.
Only a few examples of this map, the 1st state dated 1630, are known (Shirley, p. 361).  
Sold
# BW-137 Henricus Hondius
(1631) 1633
One of the most famous world map images in original color:    Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula /  Auct: Henr: Hondio. Sold
# AW-146 Petrus Plancius
1594
The Scarce Cornerstone Map of the World:   ORBIS TERRARUM TYPUS DE INTEGRO MULTIS IN LOCIS EMMENDATUS auctore Petro Plancio 1594.
Ioannes a Duetecum iunior fecit.
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