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Wahrhafftige Abcontrafehtung der Mechtigen und Vesten Statt Alkair.

Double page 16th century woodblock city plan of Cairo. Bird's-eye perspective with amazing detail of the buildings, gardens, temples, palaces, farms and markets. Includes...

Starting Bid: $75

BidAsk spread: $100 - $200

Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, c1570

 


Ansa, Quibusdam Anaffa / Azaamurum / Diu / Goa

This Braun and Hogenberg sheet is from the second edition of their monumental oeuvre, Civitates Orbis Terrarum. The map presents four bird's-eye views on one sheet includ...

Starting Bid: $260

BidAsk spread: $300 - $500

Maker / Publisher: Braun, G. Hogenberg, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1574

 


AFRICAE PROPRIAE TABULA In qua, Punica regna vides; Tyrios, et Agenoris / urbem.

AFRICAE PROPRIAE TABULA In qua, Punica regna vides; Tyrios, et Agenoris / urbem. Antique map of North Africa with Carthage. A very decorative map of North Africa wi...

Starting Bid: $160

BidAsk spread: $180 - $300

Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1590

 


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 ...

Highest Bid:
$3600 / ≈ €3347.51

BidAsk spread: $4000 - $5000

Maker / Publisher: MAZZA, Giovanni Battista / RASCIOTTI, Donato.
Place & Date: Venice, ca. 1590

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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...

Starting Bid: $300

BidAsk spread: $400 - $1000

Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, Jodocus
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 


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...

Highest Bid:
$60 / ≈ €55.79

BidAsk spread: $80 - $100

Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1609

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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...

Starting Bid: $1000

BidAsk spread: $1200 - $2200

Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Duisburg and then Amsterdam, (1595) 1609 or 1619

 


[Attack of Dutch fleet commanded by Pieter van der Does of Gran Canaria in 1599].

Attack of Dutch fleet commanded by Pieter van der Does of Gran Canaria in 1599. Scarce print (150x177mm.) on a German text sheet taken from a first edition of Johann Ludw...

Highest Bid:
$45 / ≈ €41.84

BidAsk spread: $50 - $180

Maker / Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

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Africae nova descriptio.

Much of the geographical information contained in this extremely decorative map of Africa is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the...

Starting Bid: $1600

BidAsk spread: $1900 - $2800

Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1635

 


Nova BARBARIAE Descriptio.

A striking map of the north coast of Africa - the Barbary Coast, published in Amsterdam by Jansson during the first half of the 17th century. The map is filled with plent...

Starting Bid: $140

BidAsk spread: $175 - $260

Maker / Publisher: JANSSON, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1638-1644

 


A New Mapp of Africa…

Very rare and decorative map of Africa continent, based on Sanson’s map first published in 1650, the first general map of Africa engraved and published in England. The ...

Starting Bid: $640

BidAsk spread: $800 - $1000

Maker / Publisher: BLOME, R.
Place & Date: London, 1682

 


L'Africa divisa nelle sue parti secondo le più moderne relationi colle scoperte dell' origine, e corso del Nilo...

An extremely decorative, very large (if joint together), rare two-sheet map of Africa. The title cartouche is depicted on a drape surrounded by native animals.A most noti...

Starting Bid: $2400

BidAsk spread: $2500 - $3300

Maker / Publisher: Coronelli, V.
Place & Date: Venice, 1690

 


Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio…

Attractive and very detailed map of the Africa, derived from Frederick de Wit’s map. The decorative cartouche includes Moorish traders, Black Africans, a child riding a...

Starting Bid: $500

BidAsk spread: $700 - $850

Maker / Publisher: DANCKERTS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1690

 


Africa.

A rare miniature map of Africa, with a letterpress text in German. Second state. From Johann Ulrich Müller’s pocket atlas “Neu-außgefertigter Kleiner Atlas” engra...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $250 - $350

Maker / Publisher: MÜLLER, J. U.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1702

 


Insula S. Laurentii.

Miniature map of Madagascar, with four inset maps. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translati...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $150

Maker / Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, E. Roger, 1702

 


Totius Africae Nova Repraesentatio qua praeter diversos in ea Status et Regiones...

Richly ornamented map of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula with the typical inaccuracies of eighteenth century cartography. It is colored by region and identifies topograp...

Starting Bid: $480

BidAsk spread: $600 - $800

Maker / Publisher: HOMANN, J. B.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, ca.1715

 


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...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $200

Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Ile de S. Laurens, ou Madagascar, située dans L'Ocean Ethiopien, sur les Côtes de L'Afrique.

Detailed map of Madagascar and Réunion. Published by Pieter van der Aa in "Galérie agréable du monde", completed in 1729. The Galerie was a sixty-six volume ...

Starting Bid: $240

BidAsk spread: $290 - $450

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1729

 


Ile de S. Laurens, ou Madagascar, située dans L'Ocean Ethiopien, sur les Côtes de L'Afrique.

Detailed map of Madagascar and Réunion. Published by Pieter van der Aa in "Galérie agréable du monde", completed in 1729. The Galerie was a sixty-six volume ...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $240 - $450

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1729

 


L'Afrique Dressee Sur les Relations & nouvelles decouvertes de Differns Voyageurs...

A nice example of this uncommon, large, extremely decorative map of Africa. The border, is filled with dozens of maritime flags of states and polities, including Malta, T...

Starting Bid: $550

BidAsk spread: $600 - $1150

Maker / Publisher: Danet, G.
Place & Date: Paris, 1732

 


Le Pays des Hottentots aux environs du Cap de Bonne Espérance. . .

A good engraved map of Cape of Good Hope. The geographical features are typical with somewhat exaggerated bays, inlets and prominent mountain ranges. The west coast of th...

Starting Bid: $75

BidAsk spread: $90 - $200

Maker / Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1748

 


Le Kaire (Cairo). Vue de la place Ezbekyeh, côté du sud

A very fine view of Cairo.E.M.Vol I - LE KAIRO - PL41

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $220 - $350

Maker / Publisher: DUTERTRE / BEAUGEAN.
Place & Date: Paris, ca 1780

 


L'Afrique Divisee en Ses Empires, Royaumes, et Etats, Dressees. . .

A decorative and large map of the African continent, based on Jaillot’s map first published on 1674. The cartography is typical for the 17th century, with the Nile orig...

Starting Bid: $650

BidAsk spread: $800 - $1000

Maker / Publisher: ELWE, J. B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1792

 


Africa and It's Several Regions.

A precise, neat and well presented map of the continent of Africa by the mathematician Samuel Dunn, and published by Laurie and Whittle in London towards the end of the e...

Starting Bid: $220

BidAsk spread: $275 - $400

Maker / Publisher: DUNN, Samuel.
Place & Date: London, 1794

 


Cape Colony.

A decorative steel engraved map from the famous Victorian publisher John Tallis and Company, published ca.1851. Drawn and engraved by J Rapkin, while the four corner vign...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $150

Maker / Publisher: TALLIS, John.
Place & Date: London, Edinburgh, Dublin, 1851

 


Bobby Benson and the H-O Rangers in Africa

This vibrant and lively pictorial map showcases the African continent, drawing inspiration from the themes of Bobby Benson and the B-Bar-B Riders, a classic juvenile west...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $300

Maker / Publisher: Hecker
Place & Date: Buffalo, ca. 1930

 


Souvenir Guide Map of Cairo.

A lovely small colored plan of central Cairo, published by Groppi in Cairo. Plan is housed within the original red and gold printed paper covers, with advertisements for ...

Starting Bid: $120

BidAsk spread: $150 - $200

Maker / Publisher: GROPPI.
Place & Date: Cairo, 1920-1950

 


A New and Accurate Map of Africa Drawn from the best Authorities.

Thomas Bowen's fascinating map of the continent of Africa, as seen through European eyes toward the end of the eighteenth century. The map as you might expect has a good ...

Starting Bid: $65

BidAsk spread: $75 - $150

Maker / Publisher: BOWEN, Thomas.
Place & Date: London, 1779 of later