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Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: : Tabula noua partis Africae
Date: 1541      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Vienne
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.
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: 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 & 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: 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: : 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: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Empire du Monomotapa
Date: 1748      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Empire of Monomotapa. Regional map showing Zambeze river and modern day Mozambique. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5593