Tel 44 (0)20 7589 4325
Fax 44 (0)20 7589 4325
Email:[email protected]



Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 78

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: : Tabula III Aphricae - Libyae Interioris Pars
Date: 1535      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: North Africa from Morocco to Egypt. From the 1535 Lyon edition of Ptolemy's 'Geography' edited by Michael Servetus using woodblocks by Laurent Fries.
Map Ref: AFR1539
Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : [Algeria, Tunisia, Libya]
Date: 1541      Size: 20 x 13 inches
Published: Vienne
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: 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: Antoine Du Pinet
Title: : La Forte et Imprenable Cite d'Alger
Date: 1564      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: Very early woodcut bird's-eye-view of Algiers, Algeria showing the failed Spanish siege of 1541, with accompanying French text.
Map Ref: AFR4908
Cartographer: Petri
Title: : Sinvs Arabicvs
Date: 1564      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Early Ptolemaic wood-cut map of North Africa including modern day Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia. Shows "Mountains of the Moon". Uncoloured.
Map Ref: AFR5043
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, featuring galleons and sea monsters.
Map Ref: AFR3980
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: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Barbariae et Biledulgerid Nova Descriptio
Date: 1601      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Important map of the Barbary coast, now Northern Africa. Biledulgerid was an ancient country supposedly in the interior of the Sahara. Rich original colour. Latin text on verso. [Ort: 176]
Map Ref: AFR6141
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: : Barbary
Date: 1635      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Three maps on one sheet covering North Africa, or the Barbary Coast. Rare Michael Sparke edition with English text on the verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5901
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Africa Minor | Mauritania
Date: 1661      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Three maps of North Africa and Morocco during the Classical Period. Roman names are given for cities. Carthage is marked on the map of Tunisia in the upper-left. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR6134
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : Royaume et Desert De Barca, et L'Aegypte divisee en ses Principales Parties
Date: 1683      Size: 11 x 7 inches
Published: Paris
Description: North East Africa including Egypt and Northern Libya. Decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR4776
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : A New Map of the Kingdome of Algier
Date: 1688      Size: 5 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Early English miniature map of the Kingdom of Algeria oriented with west at the top of the page. Descriptive text below and on the verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5985
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Of Barbary
Date: 1688      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Two attractive miniature maps on one sheet showing the North Africa coastline, with English descriptive text. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5206