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image of (Map of Southwestern Africa): Typus orarum maritimarum Guineae, Manicongo & Angolae ultra Promentorium Bonae spei

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Amsterdam, 1596. A highly decorative map of the southwestern coast of Africa. Overall very good, with early color. Some restoration most evident central verso, few professional wormhole repairs with margins reinforced verso. The map was engraved by Florent van Langren, and the first Dutch edition of Linschoten's "Itinerario..." was published by Cornelis Claesz in 1596. There are coastal views of… Read more
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The Illustrated London News, August 2, 1862. Nice B&W lithograph, vg, with 3 scenes on single page: 1. The Brig Hetty Ellen Discharging SEctions of Dr. Livingstone's New Steamer The Lady Nyassa into the Pioneer to Take up the Zambesi 2. The Pioneeer Passing Mozambala with Boats in Tow Laden with Parts of the Steamer for Dr. Livingstone… Read more
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London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (by Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane), 1899. Large 9.25 inch 8vo., half leather with blue pebbled cloth, hinges starting (esp. top front), internally very good or better with sound binding, and both folding linen backed maps at the rear (both maps in fine condition). This copy is from the General Assembly Library of New… Read more
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(Map of Holy Land-- The Tribe of Naphtali): Naphtali

by Fuller, Thomas

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Published
1650
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London (Pauls Church-yard): John Williams, 1650. VG, B&W copperplate with minimal browning. This is one of a series of striking and very decorative topographical map that Fuller had engraved for each of the twelve tribes. From Fuller's renowned "A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine...". Nebenzahl, in his " Maps of the Holy Land" (p. 130) refers to this book as "one of… Read more
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Paris, 1656. VG w/minimal soiling; a 2 inch lower centerfold tear was repaired on verso w/archival tape, and the top maargin has been trimmed to neatline. One of a number of Sanson's small atlas maps of the African area. Relatively elaborate topography of mounta inous regions. The Strait of Gibraltar, connecting the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea is seen at… Read more
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Brussels, 1827. Good, with some general browning, but fully legible, plate No. 18 (bis) from Vandermaelen's scarce 'Atlas Universel de Geographie...Troisieme partie- Afrique'. Maps from this atlas were the first maps prepared by lithography to a standard scale. This atlas is noted in Phillips, but not mentioned in Norwich. This particular image, with letterpress details in French and with… Read more
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$150.00
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(Map of Asia): Asia

by Findlay, AG

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$55.00

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William Tegg and Co., London, 1853. VG w/color outllines and some divisional color. Minimal soiling. From "A Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography...". 21.5x27cm..
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(Map of Africa): Barbarie

by Mercator/Hondius

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Published
1608
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$225.00

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Amsterdam, Arnheim : Hondius and J. Jansson, 1608. Near fine, fully hand colored, small copperplate engraved map. Actually 3 maps on one small sheet, also including "Cartaginensis Sinus" and "Aegyptus". French text on verso does apply to map. From Atlas Minor (Koeman Me 187). 14x18cm..
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Paris, 1656. VG w/minimal soiling and mild offsetting along centerfold. One of a number of Sanson's small atlas maps of the African area. Moderate coastal detail w/more topography of mountainous regions. An attractive map w/decorative cartouche, and early hand c olored outlines. 18.5x26cm..
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$135.00
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Charles Knight & Co., 1851. Hand-colored outlines and coastal area. Two maps, separate sheets, map I to west of II. Map II creased across right lower image. SDUK. Scales in French leagues and English miles to left of neatlines. Each map approx. 40x31cm. Price is for the pair..
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(Map of Egypt, Saudi Arabia): Carte Generale De L'Egypte et De L'Arabie Petree

by Brue, Adrien Hubert

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Published
1830
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Second
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$125.00

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Paris: Brue, 1830. Excellent condition, decorative, with original hand colored outlines. Very attractive image with Gulfs of Arabia and Suez. The plate is dated 1822, but it is from the 1830 atlas. These are all double-folio, on heavy paper, and handsomely produced for this well-known atlas (Atlas Universel de Geographie...). This edition had 65 maps, a sizeable expansion over the… Read more
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Paris, 1680. VG- w/mild centerfold discoloration, later hand color, flattened and matted. Very decorative cartouche occupying much of northeast map corner just above the Canary Islands. This specific map is not referenced in Norwich's "Maps of Africa"Sanson was the forerunner of the major mapmakers of the French Enlightenment. This is a very attractive map. 17x28cm..
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$130.00
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(Map of Abyssinia): Upper Nubia and Abyssinia

by Johnston, Keith (draftsman); W & AK Johnston (engravers and printers)

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Willliam Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, 1861. Colored margins and some divisions. Tribal designations, caravan routes. From Keith Johnston's General Atlas. From 31 to 45 deg. E. long.; from 7 to 18 deg. N. lat. 57x44cm, vg+..
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The Illustrated London News, June 8, 1867. 2 nice b&w llitho's on one page, some soiling but generally vg: 1.The King of the Sandwich Islands Laying the Foundation-Stone of a Cathedral at Honolulu 2. Steel Boat for the Expedition in Search of Dr. Livingstone. Unrelated text on verso. 3 6.5x24. (There are 2 copies… Read more
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Paris: Hotel De Thou, Rue Des Poitevins, 1788. VG+, b&w as issued, copperplate on heavy paper. A very nice image from "Atlas Encyclopedique...", done by Bonne and Desmarest and published in two volumes in 1787-88. This is a handsome 2 map set, quite detailed for the time, the first image showning most of southeastern Africa, with the second indicating the… Read more
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$225.00
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(Map of Eastern South Africa): Partie De La Caffrerie

by Vandermaelen, Ph

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Published
1827
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Brussels, 1827. Near fine, plate No.52 from Vandermaelen's scarce 'Atlas Universel de Geographie...Troisieme partie- Afrique'. Maps from this atlas were the first maps prepared by lithography to a standard scale. This atlas is noted in Phillips, but not mentioned in Norwich. This particular map details a regional eastern edge of South Africa, with regional designations of the ambookies, Naonetas,… Read more
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(Map of Holy Land-- The Tribe of Issachar): Issachar

by Fuller, Thomas

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Published
1650
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London (Pauls Church-yard): John Williams, 1650. VG, B&W copperplate with minimal browning. This is one of a series of striking and very decorative topographical map that Fuller had engraved for each of the twelve tribes. From Fuller's renowned "A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine...". Nebenzahl, in his " Maps of the Holy Land" (p. 130) refers to this book as "one of… Read more
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(Map of Spain & Portugall): Espagne et Portugal

by Malte-Brun (JJN Huot)

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Published
1880
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$55.00

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Paris: Garnier Freres, 1880. Very good, hand colored outlines, later Malte-Brun map from "Atlas de Geographie Universelle...". The above date is approximate. The attractive double plate image measures 12x16.5 inches..
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Chez Eymery Fruger et Cie., Paris, c. 1837. Near fine large map of this region, on heavy paper with hand-colored outlines (as issued). The usual unobtrusive blindstamp is present. This map was first published c. 1833. This very attractive map is from ATLAS UNIVERSEL DE GEOGRAPHIE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE. The map is quite detailed for the times. The image is… Read more
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Paris, 1680. VG- w/mild centerfold discoloration, later hand color, flattened and matted. Small, decorative cartouche. This specific map is not referenced in Norwich's "Maps of Africa", and the regional designations do not match those of modern Africa in this re gion. Sanson was the forerunner of the major mapmakers of the French Enlightenment. This is an attractive map. 19x25.5cm..
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$85.00