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Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: : Tabula noua partis Africae
Date: 1541      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Vienne
Description: Larent Fries produced this slightly reduced version of Waldseemuller's earlier map.
Map Ref: AFR3972
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Africae pars meridional.
Date: 1600      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Attractive miniature map of Southern Africa. Decorative ship highlights the importance of European trade routes around the continent at this time. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5389
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Aethiopia Inferior, vel Exterior
Date: c. 1640      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Decorative Dutch Golden Age map of Southern Africa, with charming illustrative cartouche and animals. German text. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5722
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : Pays, et Coste des Caffres: Empires du Monomotapa Monoemugi
Date: 1656      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Southern Africa, an attractive map showing mountains and rivers, with the empire of Monomotapa covering most of the interior. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5724
Cartographer: Athanasius Kircher
Title: : Hydrophylacium Africae precipuum in Montibus Lunae
Date: 1665      Size: 16 x 13 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Early map speculating about the source of the Nile being from an underground lake in the Mountains of the Moon.
Map Ref: AFR5326
Cartographer: Allain Mallet
Title: : De L'Afrique - Monomotapa et la Cafrerie
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Coloured copper engraved map of Southern Africa embellished with ships.
Map Ref: AFR4982
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : The Empire of Monomotapa and ye Coast of Cafres
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Miniature map of Southern Africa representing the territory of Mutapa, a Shona kingdom that originated in the first half of the 15th century. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5430
Cartographer: Pierre Du Val
Title: : Southern Africa
Date: 1694      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature coloured map of Southern Africa divided into mythical kingdoms.
Map Ref: AFR4918
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Southern Africa
Date: 1696      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Stunning globe gore centring on Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique. Slight worming.
Map Ref: AFR5470
Cartographer: Nicolas De Fer
Title: : Partie Meridionale D'Afrique
Date: 1702      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: An early map of South Africa that postulates on the tribes, settlements and geographical features in the continents interior. European discoveries are noted around the coast.
Map Ref: AFR5599
Cartographer: Nieuhof
Title: : A Mapp of the Cape of GoodHope with its True Situation
Date: 1703      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Cape Town and Table Bay feature on the Churchill Edition of this intriguing map. A dotted line marks, ‘where they have intended to cut through the ground’, potentially a canal to quicken the trade route around the Cape.
Map Ref: AFR5567
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : Congo, Angola, Cafres, Monoemugi
Date: 1719      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: South part of Africa. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR3841
Cartographer: Karl Kolbe
Title: : Caarte van de Colonie van de Kaap
Date: 1727      Size: 15 x 12 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Striking engraving of the Cape of Good Hope noting early Dutch settlements.
Map Ref: AFR5350
Cartographer: Covens & Mortier
Title: : Carte du Congo et du Pays des Cafres
Date: c. 1730      Size: 25 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Important map of Southern Africa denoting new geography based on De L'Isle but published in Amsterdam. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR5331
Cartographer: Jacob Schley
Title: : Carte de la Coste Occidentale D'Afrique
Date: 1747      Size: 12 x 12 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: South Western Coast of Africa from Angola and south towards Namibia and South Africa to the Cape of Good Hope. Dutch text.
Map Ref: AFR5736
Cartographer: Jacob Schley
Title: : Gezigt va de Kaap de Goede-Hoop
Date: 1747      Size: 6 x 9 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Map of Table Bay, showing the fortifications and illustrative topographical view of the Cape. Dutch and French text.
Map Ref: AFR5743