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Antique rare maps of South Africa





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1646 - [South Africa] Carta Particolare che Comincia con il Capo Degortam e con il Capo Buona Speranza e Finisce in Gradi 27 di Latitudine Austral

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Fine example of the first state of Robert Dudley's chart of the coast of South Africa, the earliest obtainable sea chart of South Africa. As noted by Parry in Printing & The Mind of Man, "In the genre of sea charts it is Sir Robert Dudley...


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1646 - [Southwest Africa] Carta Particolare che Comincia con il Capo Aldea e Finisce con il Capo Degortam

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Fine example of the second state (L°6°) of Robert Dudley's chart of the coast of Southwestern Africa, the earliest obtainable sea chart of the region. The map shows the coastline of Namibia and Angola, with the Tropic of Capricorn running through...


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1646 - Carta seconda Generale d'Affrica.

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Fine example of Robert Dudley's chart of the coast of southern Africa, the earliest obtainable sea chart of the general region. The map covers the area south of the entrance to the Congo River, around the Cape of Good Hope, to Isle Monfin (Mafia...


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1650 - Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca

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A rare sea chart from one of the great nautical atlases of the Dutch Golden Age of cartography: De Zee-Atlas Ofte Water-Weereld. The map captures the west African coast from the Gambia River in the north (here called R. Portugues) to roughly Cape St....


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1659 - Pascaart van de Zee custenvan Angola en Cimbebas van Rivier de Gaion tot C. de Bona Esperanca .. 1659

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Early edition of Doncker's sea chart of the West Coast of Africa, from Angola to the Cape of Good Hope, with a larger inset map of the area from St. Martin's Bay to the Cape of Good Hope. Hendrik Doncker was a famous bookseller in Amsterdam, who...


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1663 - Cafrerie et Monomotapa

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Rare engraved map of southern Africa, from Pierre Du Val's La Gegoraphie Universelle. This is a later state of a map that first appeared in 1663. In this state Table Bay and Aghulhas Bank are named. This map was published at the time that the first...


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1670 - Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior . . . .

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Attractive map of Southern Africa, shortly before the first Dutch settlement in the region. The area shown is from the Congo River basin around the Cape of Good Hope and up the east coast as far as northern present-day Mozambique. Many coastal names...


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1683 - Monomotapa et la Cafrerie

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Decorative map of South Africa, from Mallet's monumental Description de l' Univers, first published in Paris in 1683, perhaps the greatest work of its kind in the 17th century.


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1695 - Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior . . . .

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Attractive map of Southern Africa and part of Madagascar, shortly before the first Dutch settlement in the region. The area shown is from the Congo River basin around the Cape of Good Hope and up the east coast as far as northern present-day...


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1699 - Africa Pars Australis

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Decorative regional map of South Africa and Madagascar, from Scherer's monumental Jesuit inspired work.


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1700 - Cimbebas et Caffariae Littora a Catenbela ad Promontorium Bonae Spei / Pascaert van Cimbebas en Caffrares Streckende van Catembela tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca

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Nice old color example of Louis Renard's sea chart of the Southwestern Coast of Africa. Striking sea chart, with detailed treatment of the coastal regions, rhumb lines, compass roses, elaborate cartouches and sailing ships.


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1708 - Carte Du Congo Et Du Pays Des Cafres . . . 1708

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De L’Isle’s Fine Map of Southern Africa Striking example of De L'Isle's impressive map of South Africa and Madagascar, showing De L’Isle’s characteristic precision and attention to detail. Stretching from Congo in the north to what is now...


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1711 - A Draught of the Cape of Bona Esperanca

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Rare 1711 edition of John Thornton's engraved chart of the Cape of Good Hope, published posthumously by his brother, Samuel Thornton. The bottom image comprises a sea cart from Table Bay to False Bay with superimposed coastal profiles. Above that is...


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1719 - Vue et Description du Cap de Bonne Esperance. Le Fort de Bonne Esperance des Hollandois au Cap

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Striking view of the Cape of Good Hope, with Dutch ships in the harbor and Table Mountain in the background. A night view of the Dutch Fort at the Cape is shown below. Chatelain's Atlas Historique, published in 7 volumes at the beginning of the 18th...


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1724 - [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]

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Fine Chart of the Cape of Good Hope from an Important History of the Dutch in the East Indies Nice example of Francois Valentijn's chart of the coast of South Africa near the Cape of Good Hope and Table Bay. It featured in his Oud en Nieuw...


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1729 - The South West Part of Africa Containing Congo, Angola, Benguel, Monomotapa, Caffers, Terrra de Natal &c.

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Interesting early 18th Century map of a part of the Southwest Coast of Africa. Includes compass rose.