Antique rare maps of Africa


1802 - Lower Egypt and The Adjacent Deserts, with a part of Palestine; to which has been added the Nomenclature of the Roman Age . . . MDCCCII

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Highly detailed map of Egypt, the Holy Land and part of the Saudi Peninsula. Shows tracks of explorers and caravan routes. Key translates Arabic names. Includes Jerusalem in the east.


1804 - A New Map of Arabia, Including Egypt, Abyssinia, The Red Sea &c &c. . . 1804

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Includes The Caravan Routes To Mecca Large detailed map of the region, centered on the Saudi peninsula and the Red Sea. In the Arabian Peninsula, the map notes the Route of the Indian Caravans from Katif (El Qatif) to Mecca and the Route of the...


1805 - A New Map of Egypt, From the Latest Authorities . . . 1805

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Fine example of this striking map of Egypt, the Gulf of Suez, Red Sea and the Course of the Nile, with a large inset of the Nile Delta, published by John Cary in London. Extends from Oasis Magna and Shek Haled to Arabaia Petraea. Includes various trade...


1851 - Egypt, And Arabia Petraea

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Gorgeous full color example, with large vignettes showing the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan, Alexandria, Ruins of the Great Temple Karnac, Great Sphinx, Ghizeh and sail boats in the Red Sea. Engraved for R. Montgomery Martin's Illustrated Atlas. Tallis...


1865 - Arabia, Aethiopia, Aegyptus

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Fine example of this detailed map of Ancient Arabia and contiguous regions, excerpted from the Spruner-Menke Atlas of Antiquity. The map illustrates the region centered on the Arabian Peninsula, relying upon historical information from antiquity to...


1969 - [Pictorial Map of the United Arab Republic] Kharitat Musawwarat al-Jumhuriya al-'Arabiya al-Muttahida / خريطة مصورة الجمهورية العربية المتحدة

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Fine Pictorial Map of the United Arab Republic Tourist map of the United Arab Republic, published by the Ministry of Tourism in Egypt in 1969. The map shows what is now Egypt during its short time as the United Arab Republic, as well as the boundaries...


1727 - Route des Hebreux pour Passer la Mer Rouge conforme a l'Ecriture. Extrait des Memoires Pere Claude Sicard Missionnaire Jesuite en Egypte 1727

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Antique Map Showing the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt Rare map showing the Exodus from Egypt by the Hebrews, across the Red Sea. Oriented with East at the top. What makes this map unusual is that it does not cover the Exodus beyond the Red Sea...


1609 - Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio [with] Aegypti Recentior Descriptio [with] Carthageinis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus [shows Cyprus]

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Three detailed regional maps by Ortelius, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The first map covers Asia Minor, Cyprus, and the Eastern Mediterranean. The second map shows the region around the Nile, as far as Aswan....


1513 - [First Modern Map of Southern Africa] Tabula Moderna Secunde Porcionis Aphricae

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The First Modern Map of Southern Africa Striking example of renowned mapmaker Martin Waldseemüller's modern map of the southern half of Africa. It was included in the first separate collection of modern maps and made up part of the influential 1513...


1513 - [Tabula Moderna Prime Partis Aphricae]

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The First Modern Map of the North Part of Africa Nice example of renowned mapmaker Martin Waldseemüller's modern map of the northern half of Africa, published in Strasbourg in 1513. This is the first printed modern map of the region, showing North...


1525 - Tab. Mo. Primae Partis Aphricae et Tabula Secunde partis Aphricae. [Verso title.]

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One of the Earliest Obtainable Modern Maps of Africa Nice example of the 1525 edition of Lorenz Fries modern map of the northern part of Africa, the second earliest modern map to focus on the southern part of the Continent. First published in...


1525 - [Africa] Tabula IIII. Aphricae. Hae Sunt E Cognitis Totius Orbis . . . (title on verso)

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Rare, Early Map of North Africa, From an Early Edition of Ptolemy’s Geographia Fine map of Northern Africa, one of the earliest obtainable printed maps of the area, from Lorenz Fries’ influential 1525 edition of Ptolemy’s Geographia. The...


1574 - Presbiteri Iohannis, Sive, Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio

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Ortelius’ Map of Central Africa, Chronicling the Christian Kingdom of Prester John Nice old color example of Ortelius' famous map of the Kingdom of Prester John, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The map shows...


1591 - Tavola Del'Regno Di Congo

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The Most Important Map of West Africa Published in the Sixteenth Century Fine example of Pigafetta's map of West Africa, published in Rome in 1591 and engraved by Natale Bonifacio. Pigafetta's map of Africa is based on the explorations of Duarte...


1598 - [South African Section] [A discription of Aegipt from Cair downeward] . . . Printed in London by Iohn Wolfe Graven by William Rogers

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Southern sheet of John Wolfe's rare 2-sheet map of Africa, based upon Filiippo Pigafetta's important early map of Africa, which appeared in the rare English edition of Linschoten's Itinerario, Iohn Huighen van Linschoten. His discours of voyages . . ....


1620 - Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Joan:is Imperiu.

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The Kingdom of Prester John Large format map of the Kingdom of Prester John, the mythical African King whom the Crusaders believed had converted to Christianity. While Prester John and his Kingdom were mythical, it did not stop the major European...