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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 72

Cartographer: Waldseemuller/Fries
Title: : Tabula nova partis Africae
Date: 1541      Size: 16 x 12 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: Western and Northern Africa. Early woodcut after Martin Waldseemuller. Strong impression.
Map Ref: AFR3678
Cartographer: Giovanni Battista Ramusio
Title: : Parte Del'Africa
Date: 1556      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Stunning early woodcut map of West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea embellished with animals, sea monsters, sailing ships, and native figures. Lovely strong impression.
Map Ref: AFR4435
Cartographer: Girolamo Ruscelli
Title: : Mauritania Nuova Tavola
Date: 1574      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Early copper-engraved map of North and West Africa, from Algeria and Morocco along the coast to Ghana and Nigeria.
Map Ref: AFR3436
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Guinea
Date: 1616      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early, miniature map of the Gulf of Guinea and the adjacent coast of West Africa, from Liberia to Nigeria. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR4512
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Descriptio Guineae
Date: 1616      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Miniature map of the west coast of Africa, including modern Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Senegal. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR6046
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Gvineae Nova Descriptio
Date: c. 1620      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Attractive map of the West African Coast from Sierra Leone to Nigeria. Includes inset of Sao Tome. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR6179
Cartographer: Robert Dudley
Title: : Carta Particolare che comincia con il Fiume Juntas nella Guinea
Date: 1661      Size: 30 x 19 inches
Published: Florence
Description: Guinea Coast. Black and white sea chart from the first sea atlas by an Englishman on Mercator's Projection. (SL)
Map Ref: AFR4480
Cartographer: Olfert Dapper
Title: : Gvinea
Date: 1676      Size: 14 x 10 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Guinea Coast. Attractive map with figurative cartouche, ships and animals. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR4735
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Biledvlgerid and Zaara
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: West Africa. Decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR3852
Cartographer: Johannes van Keulen
Title: : Nieuwe Paskaert, Van de Kuse van Genehoa
Date: c. 1690      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Gambia and Genehoa. Decorative and rare early sea chart. Coloured. (SL)
Map Ref: AFR3610
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
Title: : Gvinee
Date: 1694      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Charming miniature map of Western Africa centring on the Guinea coast. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5448
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Isolle della Guinea
Date: 1696      Size: 12 x 15 inches
Published: Venice
Description: A black and white map showing Coronellis rendition of West Africa with his characteristic flamboyance.
Map Ref: AFR5211
Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : Afrique ou Libie
Date: 1700      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: West and Northwest Africa including Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal, Chad and Mauritania. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR5801
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Costes de L'Afrique depuis Cabo Corso Jusques a Omorro
Date: 1700      Size: 19 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious example of Mortier's chart of western Africa from St. Georgi al Mina now known as Elmina Castle to Omorro, an unknown name altough it is just south of Benguela in Angola. Magnificent original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6049
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Costes de l'Afrique qui comprend une Partie de la Guinee et Partie de Mina &c.
Date: 1700      Size: 34 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Sumptuous example of Pierre Mortier's sea chart of West Africa, specifically the coast of the Gulf of Guinea from Conakry, Guinea to Cape Coast, Ghana. Magnificent original hand colour. (BC)
Map Ref: AFR6087
Cartographer: Guillaume De L'Isle
Title: : Carte de la Barbarie de la Nigritie et de la Guinee
Date: 1707      Size: 24 x 19 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Large map of northwest Africa from Morocco and Libya around the coast to Ghana and Nigeria. The unexplored interior of the continent is filled with imaginary kingdoms, rivers, and mountains. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR5332