Maps of Africa collection of Stanford University

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Aegyptus Antiqua, Divisa in Nomos, Authore P. Duval
Aegyptus Antiqua, Divisa in Nomos, Authore P. Duval
Dedication to Mr. Doviat, Amsterdam?. Mortier?
Aegyptus et Cyrenaica
Aegyptus et Cyrenaica
MS note in left margin Tab. XXX
Aethiopia
Aethiopia
Pres Joannis Imperium.
Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior
Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior
Similar to Bleau's map (see NOR 0154). Map also appeared in Dutch, French and German editions. Probably engraved by Jacob van Meurs., London. Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, quae hic desiderantur, vide in tabula Aethiopiae Superioris
Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, quae hic desiderantur, vide in tabula Aethiopiae Superioris
Title of cartouche is on an ox skin being held up by natives. Monkeys and tortoises surround the base. Various types of animals decorate the mainland, while the sea contain sailing ships. "This was a standard map throughout the seventeenth century and it went into many editions, and was copied by other publishers.", Amsterdam. Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Aethiopia inferior vel exterior Partes magis Septentrionales ...Aethiopia Superioris
Aethiopia inferior vel exterior Partes magis Septentrionales ...Aethiopia Superioris
Amsterdam. Valck, G. (Gerard), 1651 or 2-1726; Valk, Leonard, 1675-1755; Schenk, Peter, 1660-1718 or 9
Affricae Tabula Nova
Affricae Tabula Nova
Based on Abraham Ortelius' maps. The coastline is jagged, and the geography is slightly fictitious. The seas contain two small sailing vessels and one sea monster. The top reads: Africa, Libya, Dozenlandt mit allen koinigreichen ...
Africa
Africa
Inset: Chart of Sierra Leona and Sherbro Rivers., London. Wilkes
Africa
Africa
The central part of Africa is referred to as 'Ethiopia an unexplored region' ; Prime meridian through Greenwich., Hartford, Connecticut. Woodbridge, William C. (William Channing), 1794-1845
Africa
Africa
London. Cruchley, G. F.
Africa
Africa
Inset: Azores or Western Islands. Second edition, London. Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Africa
Africa
Edinburgh?. Thomson?
Africa
Africa
Hand colored. Center of continent is blank; coastline defined and clearly labelled., London. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Africa
Africa
Based on Abraham Ortelius. Various editions of this map appeared between 1596 to 1620. Includes bulge of eastern Brazil down to the mouth of Rio de la Plata., Venice. Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604
Africa
Africa
Continental map. Includes legend on sheet., Gotha. [Justus Perthes]
Africa
Africa
Colored legend illustrates the various European powers. Title across top: Tanner's Universal Atlas. Insets: Liberia and Monrovia. Bottom right: 61; Prime meridian through Greenwich., Philadelphia. Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858
Africa
Africa
Illustrates an accurate map of the continent of Africa. Top right: 33 ; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Teesdale, Henry
Africa
Africa
Title across top: Cruchley's Improved Atlas for Schools and Families. Top right: 27; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Cruchley, G. F.
Africa
Africa
Six gores assembled to form one map. One of the most detailed of early maps of Africa. Coronelli stated "besides outlining the Monomotapa and Abyssinia Countries we have been the first to describe correctly the source of Nile River, correcting by many degrees the errors of the Ancients." (E.L. Stevenson, Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, vol. 2, p. 102)., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
Africa
Africa
Fairly detailed in the interior., London. G.F. Cruchley
Africa
Africa
London. Kelly, Thomas, publisher
Africa
Africa
Bottom right: 33; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823; Arrowsmith, Samuel, d. 1839
Africa
Africa
Six gores assembled to form one map. One of the most detailed of early maps of Africa. Coronelli stated "besides outlining the Monomotapa and Abyssinia Countries we have been the first to describe correctly the source of Nile River, correcting by many degrees the errors of the Ancients." (E.L. Stevenson, Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, vol. 2, p. 102)., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
Africa
Africa
Shows Victoria Nyanza, etc., London. George Philip & Son
Africa
Africa
Prime meridian through Madrid., Barcelona. Anonymous
Africa
Africa
First published in 1803, later re-issued in 1835, 1838 and 1840. Inset: Azores or Western Islands; Prime meridian through London., London. Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Africa
Africa
Accurate outline of the continent; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Virtue, George, 1793?-1868
Africa
Africa
Six gores assembled to form one map. One of the most detailed of early maps of Africa. Coronelli stated "besides outlining the Monomotapa and Abyssinia Countries we have been the first to describe correctly the source of Nile River, correcting by many degrees the errors of the Ancients." (E.L. Stevenson, Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, vol. 2, p. 102)., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
Africa
Africa
Six gores assembled to form one map. One of the most detailed of early maps of Africa. Coronelli stated "besides outlining the Monomotapa and Abyssinia Countries we have been the first to describe correctly the source of Nile River, correcting by many degrees the errors of the Ancients." (E.L. Stevenson, Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, vol. 2, p. 102)., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
Africa
Africa
Similar to Abraham Ortelius map of Africa. Includes a scroll-type cartouche, with a lion's head on the lower border. Sea monsters and sailing vessels occupy the stippled sea., Spain. Solis, Hermando de
Africa
Africa
English edition, copied from the original Italian edition of 1591 (see NOR 0016). Also appeared in Linschoten's His Discours of Voyages to the East and West Indies (1598). The sea is stippled and contains several ships and sea monsters., London. Wolfe, John, d. 1601
Africa
Africa
Six gores assembled to form one map. One of the most detailed of early maps of Africa. Coronelli stated "besides outlining the Monomotapa and Abyssinia Countries we have been the first to describe correctly the source of Nile River, correcting by many degrees the errors of the Ancients." (E.L. Stevenson, Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, vol. 2, p. 102)., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718

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