Africa








303 - 1099
Africa
'Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior'
Blaeu, J. (1635-50)

Fine map of South Africa by Joan Blaeu. A famous map, it was considered one of the most influencial of its time and was used as a source for later cartography until the end of the seventeenth century. Features include a very fine cartouche of native Africans holding an Ox hide. At their feet are depicted monkeys and tortoises. Other animal species depicted on the map include, elephants, various antelope and even a sea turtle. To the right the western and southern coasts of the Island of Madagascar are included. Original colour. Excellent condition with good margins.
450.00 GBP









1107 - 767
Africa
'A New Map of The North Part of Antient Africa...'
Wells, E. (c. 1700)
49 x 37

Early map of North Africa by Edward Wells. Full title: "A New Map of The North Part of Antient Africa Shewing the Chief People, Cities, Towns, Rivers, Mountains &c. in Mauretania, Numidia, Africa Propria, Libya Propria and Egypt. Dedicated to his Highness William Duke of Gloucester". Double page copperplate engraving with later colour. Condition excellent.
200.00 GBP









710 - 2075
Africa
Ortelius, A. (c. 1603)
10 x 8.5

Fine early map of the continent by Abraham Ortelius, engraved in small format by Philippe Galle, and published in the Epitome, or pocket-edition of the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". This map from an English text edition of c.1603 published in London and thus one of the first world atlases published in England. Fine condition. Later colour
180.00 GBP









411 - 1472
Africa
Cape Colony
Rapkin, J. (1851)
33 x 27

Fine map of the Colony by John Rapkin, for John Tallis's highly decorative "The Illustrated Atlas". The vignettes show; Cape Town, Grahamstown, and The Entrance to the Knysna. Single page (no central fold). Original colour as published. Condition fine.
140.00 GBP









411 - 1468
Africa
Egypt & Arabia
Rapkin, J. (1851)
26 x 36

Fine map of the Country engraved by John Rapkin, for John Tallis's highly decorative "The Illustrated Atlas". The vignettes show; Mosque of Sultan Hassan in Cairo, Alexandria, Ruins in Karnac, Great Sphinx of Ghizeh. Single page map, (no central fold). Original colour as published. Condition fine.
100.00 GBP









411 - 1471
Africa
Natal and Kafraria
Rapkin, J. (1851)
25 x 36

Fine map of the area by John Rapkin, for John Tallis's highly decorative "The Illustrated Atlas". The vignettes show; Entrance to Port Natal, Port Natal and Durban. Single page (no central fold). Original colour as published . Condition fine.
95.00 GBP









411 - 1469
Africa
Northern Africa
Rapkin, J. (1851)
34 x 26

Fine map of the area by John Rapkin, for John Tallis's highly decorative "The Illustrated Atlas". The countries featured are Marocco, Algeria and Tunis. The vignettes show; Mogador, Marocco, Constantine, Algiers, Tuinis Single Page map (no central fold). Original colour as published. Condition fine.
85.00 GBP









308 - 1164
Africa
'Afrique ...'
Bonne, R. (c. 1780)
32 x 22

Map of the whole African continent by the French engineer and Cartographer Rigobert Bonne. Later colour
65.00 GBP









309 - 1181
Africa
'Congo, Cafrerie'
De Vaugondy, R. (c. 1795)
29 x 25

Interesting map of Southern Africa by Robert De Vaugondy. Shows the Continent south of the Equator and an inset map of the Horn of Africa. Also includes the Island of Madagascar. Original colour
60.00 GBP









308 - 1165
Africa
'Carte du Canal de Mosambique, contenant L'Isle de Madagascar...'
Bonne, R. (c. 1780)
32 x 22

Map of the eastern and southern coast of Africa by the French engineer and cartographer Rigobert Bonne. Shows the Island of Madagascar and the Mozambique Channel and various islands of the Indian ocean. An inset section shows the Cape of Good Hope area in much greater scale. Later colour
60.00 GBP





0903-128



1009 - 587
Africa
'Africa from the best Authorities'
Russell, J. (1818)
22.5 x 19

Africa from Guthrie's Geography. Engraved by John Russell. Original hand colour. Excellent condition
60.00 GBP





1009 - 533





1009 - 533
Africa
Starling, T. (c. 1832)
15 x 9

Uncommon and finely engraved map of  the continent from The Royal Cabinet Atlas. Bright original colouring.
55.00 GBP









511 - 1698
Africa
Findlay, A. (c. 1820)
26 x 20

Attractive map of  Africa engraved by Alexander Findlay. Later colour.
50.00 GBP





1009 - 536



1009 - 536
Africa
'Southern Africa'
Starling, T. (c. 1832)
15 x 9

Uncommon and finely engraved map of  the southern area of the continent, from The Royal Cabinet Atlas. Bright original colouring. A key details the various districts.
50.00 GBP





1005 - 416



608 - 1888
Africa
Bell A. (c. 1790)
21 x 15

Attractive copperplate map of the continent by Andrew Bell. The map also includes the coastal area of Brazil. Later colour
40.00 GBP





1005
                                - 416



1005 - 416
Africa
'Southern Africa comprising Cape Colony, Natal, with Orange Free States'
Johnston, A. K. (1873)
34 x 23

Detailed map showing the various states of the Cape Colony, with Natal and Orange Free State. Original colour
40.00 GBP





1009 - 489



1009 - 489
Africa
South Central Africa
Weller, E. (1863)
43 x 31

Map of South Central Africa covering the modern day countries of Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, etc, and including Madagascar. Original colour.    
40.00 GBP





1009 - 534



1009 - 534
Africa
Western Africa
Starling, T. (c. 1832)
15 x 9

Uncommon and finely engraved map of the known regions of western Africa from The Royal Cabinet Atlas. Bright original colouring.
40.00 GBP





908 - 264



908 - 264
Africa
Darton, W. (c. 1805)
21 x 19

The African continent from Walkerís Geography. Later hand colour. Traces of old folds, but generally good condition
35.00 GBP





09010 - 77



09010 - 77
Africa
Dispatch Atlas (1863)
62.5 x 45

Early outline colour, double page.
30.00 GBP





9020-91



09020 - 91
Africa
'A New Map of Africa from the best Authorities'
Neele, J. Adam's Geography (1824 Ed.)
23 x 19

Map of Africa with later hand colour.
30.00 GBP









1108 - 775
Africa
Fenner, R. (1828)
15 x 12

Highly detailed steel engraved map of the continent by Robert Fenner for "Fenner's Pocket Atlas". The central area of the continent is shown largely as an unknown area. Later full wash colour
25.00 GBP





1009 - 535



1009 - 535
Egypt
Starling, T. (c. 1832)
9 x 15

Uncommon and finely engraved map of  the country from The Royal Cabinet Atlas. Bright original colouring.
45.00 GBP





907237



907 - 237
Africa
'The Island of St. Helen'
Proud, W. (1759)
21 x 16.5

St. Helena Island 1200 miles from the African coast. Discovered by the Portugese in 1502 it became a British colony in 1834. Copperplate view later hand colour. Good condition 
40.00 GBP





905175



905 - 175
Africa
'Suite de la Coste De Guinee'
Bellin, J. (c. 1750)
44 x 23

Finely engraved coastal chart of what is now the coast of Ghana. Traces of vertical folds but very good condition. Later hand colour.
75.00 GBP





1007 - 459



1007 - 459
South Africa
'Cape of Good Hope'
Hall, S. (1817)
25 x 21

Steel engraved map of the southern tip of Africa by Aaron Arrowsmith and engraved by Sidney Hall. Later colour. Excellent condition.
40.00 GBP









1108 - 776
Africa
'Colony of Good Hope'
Fenner, R. (1828)
15 x 12

Steel engraved map of the Colony by Robert Fenner for “Fenner's Pocket Atlas”. Later full wash colour to the seven Provinces
25.00 GBP