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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 106

Cartographer: Giovanni Camocio
Title: : [Africa]
Date: 1566      Size: 27 x 19 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early Africa from a Lafreri atlas. Based on the 1562 map by Paulo Forlani. [Betz 8.2] Framed.
Map Ref: AFR5735
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : La Table & description universelle de toute L'Afrique, voire estendue outre les limites de Ptol.
Date: 1578      Size: 14 x 10 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Seminal and hugely influential map of Africa. It was the earliest, readily available printed map to show the entire continent. [Richard Betz: The Mapping of Africa: 3].
Map Ref: AFR5535
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Africae Tabvla Nova
Date: c. 1580      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: [AFR5220] Fundamental coloured map of the entire African continent, decoratively embellished. [Richard Betz: The Mapping of Africa 12:]
Map Ref: AFR5220
Cartographer: Cornelis De Jode
Title: : Africae Vera Forma, Et Sitvs
Date: 1593      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: [AFR3132] Rare map of the entire African continent. Black and white with decorative cartouche and box in upper right of text describing Africa. Various other figures in and around Africa depict inhabitants. [Richard Betz: The Mapping of Africa: 27]
Map Ref: AFR3132
Cartographer: Heinrich Bunting
Title: : Africa Tertia Pars Teerae
Date: c. 1597      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: Magdeburg
Description: [AFR3368] An early black and white woodcut map of the African continent with mythical interior. [Richard Betz: The Mapping of Africa: 24.2].
Map Ref: AFR3368
Cartographer: Filippo Pigafetta
Title: : [Africa]
Date: 1598      Size: 16 x 22 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Africa. Richly embellished map from de Bry's "Petits Voyages": [TMC 9 pp 9-10] Restoration to left-hand margin just into engraved image:
Map Ref: AFR4704
Cartographer: Matthias Quad
Title: : Aphrica
Date: c. 1600      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: [AFR2240] An early black and white rendition of the African continent based on Portuguese sources. [Richard Betz: The Mapping of Africa: 47].
Map Ref: AFR2240
Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius
Title: : Nova Africa Tabula
Date: 1611      Size: 16 x 21 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Stunning Dutch Golden Age map of the African continent. Glorious original colour. [Betz:52]
Map Ref: AFR5690
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Africa
Date: c. 1620      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Wonderful map of the African continent published at the height of the Dutch Golden Age and based on Mercator's geography. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR5808
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Africae Descriptio.
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of Africa based on the work of Jodocus Hondius first issued in 1608. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5816
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Africae Descriptio.
Date: 1635      Size: 8 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Early miniature map of Africa. Rare Michael Sparke edition, English text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5784
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Nova Descriptio Africae
Date: 1649      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Map of Africa with decorative cartouche and illustrations of animals. Coloured. [Richard Betz: The Mapping of Africa, 67]
Map Ref: AFR5757
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Africae Nova Descriptio
Date: c. 1650      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Superb map of Africa with illustrated borders in rich original colour. Betz 57.
Map Ref: AFR5587
Cartographer: Gabriel Bucelin
Title: : Africae Descriptio
Date: 1658      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: N/A
Description: [AFR5228] Miniature map of Africa showing the continent divided into three separate islands.
Map Ref: AFR5228
Cartographer: Anne Seile
Title: : Africae Nova Descriptio
Date: 1663      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Elegant map of Africa embellished with sea monsters and native animals studded throughout the continent. [Betz: 83]
Map Ref: AFR5665
Cartographer: Henricus Hondius
Title: : Africae Nova Tabula
Date: 1666      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Highly decorative map of the African continent. Hondius-Janssonius edition with Latin text on verso. Coloured. [Betz 58.5] [AFR5568]
Map Ref: AFR5568