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Antique rare maps of Africa





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1684 - Terres Australes par P. Du Val . . . 1684

  • $14.99

Antique Map of the Western Indian Ocean -- First State of the Second Printed Map to Show Gonneville's Land Fine early map of the Dutch Discoveries in the New Holland and the Indian Ocean, published in Paris by Pierre Du Val, the second printed map to...


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1774 - [Port Louis, Mauritius] Legende du Plan du Port-Louis

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Handsome and highly detailed manuscript map of Port Louis, the capital of Île-de-France (present-day Mauritius), done in pen and watercolor, showing the town, surrounding countryside, and the harbor, with many points keyed and identified in the...


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1776 - [Seychelles] A Chart of the Mahe and Amirantes Islands, with their Shoals by Monsr. le Vicomte Grenier 1776

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The First Commercially Published Map of the Amirantes and Seychelles First state of this rare early sea chart of the Seychelles, published by Robert Sayer in London. The chart covers the Mahe and Amirantes islands, also known as the Three Brothers...


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1780 - [Diego Garcia / Chagos Archipelago] Track of the Calcutta East Indiaman, over the Bassas de Chagas, in the Indian Ocean

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Rare separately published sea chart of the Chagos Archipelago, published in London by Sayer. Chagos Archipelago Portuguese explorers were the first Europeans to discover the archipelago. Portuguese navigator Pedro de Mascarenhas (1470 – 23 June...


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1814 - (West Indian and Southern Oceans) To The Honble The Court of Directors of the United East India Company This Chart, Intended as an Accompaniment to the Book of Directions for Navigating to, from and in the East Indies Is Inscribed by Their Faithful and ob

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Provides one of the First Accurate Descriptions of Bouvetøya A detailed and fascinating chart of the South Indian Ocean, showing some of the most important journeys of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This includes Cook's 1776 voyage and du...


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1851 - Islands in the Atlantic [Bermuda, Madeira, Canaries, Azores and Cape Verde Islands]

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Terrific map of the various islands in the Atlantic, including Bermuda, the Azores, Madeira, the Canaries and Cape Verde Islands, with 5 large profile views. Engraved for R. Montgomery Martin's Illustrated Atlas. Tallis was one of the last great...


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1845 - Kaart der Nederlansche Bezittingen ben Oosten en ten Westen der Kaap de Goede Hoop.

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Interesting Map of the Dutch Colonies. The map consists of 5 separate maps, entitled: The Caribbean Islands Curacao and Dependencies The Suriname Colony The Coast of Guinea in Africa East Indies The map appeared in Nieuwe Atlas van het...


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1756 - Carte Topographique des pays et cotes maritimes Qui forment le Detroit de Gibraltar . . .

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Rare scientific sea chart, oriented with south at the top, showing the entrance to the Mediterranean through the Straits of Gibraltar. The chart illustrates in great detail the fortifications on both the Iberian and African coastlines, as well as the...


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1945 - Gibraltar to Berlin. [World War II Broadside Map.]

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Fascinating WWII broadside propaganda map, published in India, in order to keep the local populous informed about the War. The map shows the theater of war in parts of Western Europe and North Africa, with the course of railways, roads, and tracks....


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1700 - De Koninkpy ken van Fez en Marocco in een Elsjarige Slaver nye door den Heer Mouette . . .

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Fascinating map illustrating a voyage from Dieppe to Marseille, via the Straits of Gibralter. Decorative cartouche.


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1610 - Turcici Imperii Imago [shows Cyprus]

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Fine Map of the Ottoman Empire from the Mercator-Hondius Atlas Striking example of this map of the Ottoman Empire, showing their territories in the Balkans, Anatolia, the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, and North Africa. It was published by Henricus...


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1774 - Piano Della Presa Fatta Il Di Xiv Ottobre 1773: Dalla Fregata Di S.A. R. L'Austria Comanda:ta Dal Sig:re Cav:re Capitano Giovanni Acton

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Map illustrating a battle between the Tuscan Navy and the Barbary pirates. The Tuscans, aboard the S.A.R. Austria, were led by Captain Giovanni (John) Acton. The key at the right provides details of the battle. Sir John Francis Edward Acton VI,...


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1548 - Tabula Aphricae I (Morocco & Southeast Spain)

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Early map of part of North Africa and Spain, primarily focusing on the region from modern day Morocco and the Balearic Islands to the Pilars of Hercules. Embellished is a saiing ship, sea monster and several curious animals. Gastaldi's atlas was the...


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1646 - [Western Mediterranean] Carta Particolare del Mare Mediterranio che Comincia con lo Stretto di Gibilterra e Finisce con il Porto di Cartagena in Ispagna e del Capo Falcone in Barberia

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Robert Dudley's Sea Chart of the Western Mediterranean Detailed map of the western Mediterranean and Straits of Gibraltar, from Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare. Shows the Spanish coast from Trafalgar to Capo de Paulas (Murcia) and from Tangier,...


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1666 - De cust van Barbaria Gualata, Arguyn, en Geneheo, van Capo S Vincente tot Capo Verde

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Detailed sea chart of the Iberian Peninsula and the Northwest Coast of Africa, extending to the Cape Verde Island and Gambia. Pieter Goos was one of the leading Dutch chart makers of the period.


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1700 - De Boven Gewesten van Africa door een Engels Koopman by d'Algier Se Turken gevangen zynde besogt en daar in Omgevoerd

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Interesting map of the Western Mediterranean and contiguous parts of Spain and North Africa, showing the tracks of Engels Koopman in 1648. The map offered here was used by Vander Aa to illustrate a Dutch Translation of Koopman's travels in the region...