Tel 44 (0)20 7589 4325
Fax 44 (0)20 7589 4325
Email:maps@themaphouse.com

GO TO MAP SEARCH

BROWSE MAPS BY REGION

Martin Waldseemuller: Tabula noua partis Africae

Map: AFR3972
 
Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: Tabula noua partis Africae
Date: 1541
Published: Vienne
Width: 17 inches / 44 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: AFR3972
Description:
Martin Waldseemuller printed the first ever map of Southern Africa in 1513. Laurent Fries later produced this slightly reduced version with the addition of the inset vignettes in 1541. Decorated with mythical kings, imaginary creatures, and the source of the Nile. [AFR3972]