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Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Tertia Africae Tabvla
Date: 1490      Size: 21 x 12 inches
Published: Rome
Description: A Ptolemaic map of North Africa in black and white. Taken from the Rome edition.
Map Ref: AFR3381
Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: : Tabula Moderna Prime Partis Aphricae
Date: 1513      Size: 23 x 17 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: Northern Africa, an early woodcut of north and western Africa, after Ptolemy. Strong impression.
Map Ref: AFR5590
Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Libyae Interioris Pars
Date: 1535      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: North East Africa. Black and white woodcut by L.Fries. Treschel edition.
Map Ref: AFR1539
Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : [Libia Interior]
Date: 1535      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: North Africa. Treschal Edition. Balck and white woodcut by L.Fries. Norwich 287.
Map Ref: AFR1540
Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Tabula Secunda Aphricae
Date: 1541      Size: 20 x 13 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: Early Ptolemaic map of Central North Africa covering the area between Algiers, Tunisia and Tripoli. Woodcut by Laurent Fries. Strong impression.
Map Ref: AFR5910
Cartographer: Johannes Honter
Title: : Sinvs Arabicvs
Date: 1546      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: Kronstadt
Description: Early black and white woodblock of North Africa including Libya Interior and Aethiopia interior.
Map Ref: AFR5043
Cartographer: Girolamo Ruscelli
Title: : Marmarica Nvova Tavola
Date: 1561      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early copper-engraved map of Egypt, Libya, and Nubia. From Ruscelli's 1561 edition of Ptolemy's "Geography".
Map Ref: AFR3434
Cartographer: Girolamo Ruscelli
Title: : Africa Minor Nuova Tavola
Date: 1561      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early copper-engraved map of North Africa from the Mediterranean to the Gulf of Guinea. The north-south width of the continent is severely shrunk.
Map Ref: AFR4891
Cartographer: Antoine Du Pinet
Title: : La Forte et Imprenable Cite d'Alger
Date: 1564      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: Very early woodcut view of Algiers showing the failed Spanish siege of 1541.
Map Ref: AFR4908
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : [North African Ports]
Date: 1572      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: North African Ports. Five maps on one sheet including Tangier and Ceuta. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR4108
Cartographer: Giulio & Livio Sanuto
Title: : Africae Tabula IIII
Date: 1588      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Venice
Description: RARE Ptolemaic map of part of North Africa, specifically the coast of Algeria.
Map Ref: AFR3980
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Africae Propriae Tabula
Date: 1592      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Classical North Africa centring on the Kingdom of Carthage in the Punic period. Authored by Ortelius himself and featuring in "Parergon". Original colour. Latin text on verso [Ort: 218]
Map Ref: AFR5458
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: : Tavola Terza Dell'Africa
Date: 1596      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Bologna
Description: Striking Ptolemaic projection of Northern Africa with descriptive text.
Map Ref: AFR5671
Cartographer: Giuseppe Rosaccio
Title: : Tabula Africae III
Date: 1599      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: Florence
Description: Map of Northen Africa on a Ptolemaic projection, spanning from what is now Morocco, to Egypt.
Map Ref: AFR5672
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Barbaria
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Three maps of North Africa, the city of Tunis, and Egypt together on one page. Published in "Hakluytus Posthumus, or Purchas his Pilgrimes", a collection of early travel narratives. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5943
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Barbaria
Date: c. 1630      Size: 18 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Northern Africa, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisa, Libya, and Egypt. Insets of the Nile valley and Tunis. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR3727