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A New map of Africa from the latest Observations
The cartouche includes a shield, which is surrounded by a dragon, two pyramids, two male figures, a lion and a snake. Dedicated to the Marquis of Annandale; Prime meridian through London., London. Senex, John, d. 1740
A Plan of Cape Bona Esperance with False Bay
This chart also appeared in editions of Sayer and Bennett's Oriental Pilot. Inset: Silhouettes of mountain ranges from Table Mountain to Seamensberg. The bay contains a compass rose radiating rhumb lines., London. Robert Laurie and James Whittle
A Plan of Table Bay with the Road of the Cape of Good Hope, from the Dutch Survey, Published by Johannes van Keulen
Also published in 1794, by Laurie and Whittle. A compass rose radiates numerous rhumb lines. Inset: South View of the Cape engraved by Abbe de la Caille. Top right: No. 3., London. Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
A Plan of Table Bay, with the Road of the Cape of Good Hope, from the Dutch Survey, Published by Johannes van Keulen
Almost identical map to NOR 0269, slightly larger and cartouche. Also published in 1794, by Laurie and Whittle. A compass rose radiates numerous rhumb lines. Inset: South View of the Cape engraved by Abbe de la Caille. Top right: No. 3., London. Robert Laurie and James Whittle
A chart of the Western part of the East Indies with all the Adjacent Islands from Cape Bona Esperanca to the Island of Ceylon
Companion chart (see NOR 0277). Originally published by John Seller. Two compass roses radiate rhumb lines., London. R. Mount & T. Page (Firm)
A chart of the coast of Africa from Mozambique to the Straits of Babelmandel and the adjoyning Ocean
Chart includes the Horn of Africa and numerous islands in the Indian Ocean. The compass roses radiate numerous rhumb lines., London. Knapton, James, d. 1738; Knapton, John, 1696-1770
A map and chart of the Cape of Good Hope, with the Soundings in Table Bay, False Bay, and Saldanha Bay
Published by Bew in 1781 as the English edition of Apres de Mannevillette's map in 1775. The sea contains a single compass rose., London. Bew, John, d. 1793
A new Map of Africa Designed by Mounsir Sanson, Geographer to the French King. Rendered into English and Illustrated with Figurs by ... by the Kings Especiall Command
Similar to Sanson's map (see NOR 0035). Blome added ships, sea monsters and the dedication to the Right Honourable Charles Howard., London. Blome, Richard, d. 1705
A new and accurate map of the southern parts of Africa Containing Lower Guinea, Monoemugi, Zanguebar, the Empire of Monomotapa, Country of the Cafres & c. and the Island of Madagascar. Drawn from the best Authorities, assisted by the most approve
This edition was reissued in 1752, 1766. A Dutch edition was published in 1764 and later reissued in 1782 (see NOR 0176). Geographical features similar to L'Isle's map. Compass rose in the Indian Ocean. Bottom left: No. 56; Prime meridian through London., London. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
A new and accurate map of the southern parts of Africa Containing Lower Guinea, Monoemugi, Zanguebar, the Empire of Monomotapa, Country of the Cafres & c. and the Island of Madagascar. Drawn from the best Authorities, assisted by the most approve
Duplicate map. This edition was reissued in 1752, 1766. A Dutch edition was published in 1764 and later reissued in 1782 (see NOR 0176). Geographical features similar to L'Isle's map. Compass rose in the Indian Ocean. Bottom left: No. 56; Prime meridian through London., London. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
A new and correct map of Africa. Drawn from the most approved modern maps and charts, and adjusted by astronomical observations representing also the course of the Trade Winds, Monsoons & c
Illustrates the various winds, and is almost free of decoration except for the cartouche. Gold and silver mines appear in Zimbabwe. Top right: Vol. 1. Page 717; Prime meridian through London., London. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
A new and most exact map of Africa described by N.I. Vischer and don into English; Enlarged and Corrected according to J. Blaeu and Others, With the Habits of ye people, and ye manner of ye Cheife sitties ye like never before
Similar to Blaeu's map (see NOR 0030). The sea is decorated with more ships than usual for "maps of this period and the sea monsters are fewer and smaller.", London. Overton, John, 1640-1708?
AEgyptus sicut in Libro Herodoti secundo describitur
Inset: Nile delta (enlarged); Pencilled date.

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