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Cartographer: Laurent Fries
Title: : Tabula nova partis Africae
Date: 1541      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Vienne
Description: The second earliest printed map to focus exclusively on Southern Africa. [Karrow 28/41]
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 flying the Dutch flag celebrates the Dutch expansion into Southern Africa 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 a charming cartouche and animals. This is one of the most iconic seventeenth-century maps of the region. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AFR5844
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume 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: Amsterdam
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: Alain Manesson 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 dividing the region between native kingdoms as they were known to contemporary European settlers. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5960
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
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 & Madagascar]
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: 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 van der 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 van der Schley
Title: : Carte de la Coste Occidentale D'Afrique depuis le Cap de Bonne Esperance
Date: 1747      Size: 12 x 12 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: South Eastern Coast of Africa from Mozambique to South Africa and the Cape of Good Hope. Dutch text.
Map Ref: AFR5737
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : La Pays des Hottentots
Date: c. 1750      Size: 14 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: South-Western Africa and the Cape of Good Hope, mapping the tribal lands of its native people the Khoekhoe, named Hottentots by early Dutch settlers. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5562
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte de la Baye de la Table
Date: c. 1750      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Table Bay. Miniature chart of the Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5585
Cartographer: Thomas Salmon
Title: : [Capetown]
Date: 1759      Size: 6 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Three maps on one sheet detailing Table Bay with Capetown and its environs, Capetown Fort and a horizontal view of Table Mountain. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5863