Maps of Africa collection of Stanford University

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Africa
Africa
Subdivisions identified., London. Harrison
Africa
Africa
London. Stratford
Africa
Africa
5 vignettes., London. Tallis, John, 1815 or 6-1876
Africa
Africa
The southeast coast is marked 'Sterile Coast.' The Portuguese settlements on the eastern coast are noted. Top right: 4; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Arrowsmith, Samuel, d. 1839
Africa
Africa
Much of the geography proves to be inaccurate due to the fact it was based on antiquarian maps. "Large tracts of the interior of Africa are marked unknown". Across the top: Pinkerton's Modern Atlas., Philadelphia. Dobson, Thomas, 1751-1823
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
Steam Packet Routes shown., Liverpool. George Philip & Son
Africa
Africa
Due to the discoveries on the map, it was probably published between 1867-1881. Top right: 55; Prime meridian through Ferro Island and Paris., Weimer. Georgraphisches Institut
Africa
Africa
This map was highly influential due to the accuracy of information; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)
Africa
Africa
Another map that resembles the shape of Orlelius. The outline of the oval-shaped cartouche is scrollwork with floral ornamentation. The sea is stippled and contains three ships and two sea monsters., Siena. Arnoldi, Arnoldo de, d. 1602
Africa
Africa
Many notes concerning inhabitants, activities & products; Dedication to Sir Isaac Newton., London. Senex, John, d. 1740
Africa
Africa
Includes the Mediterranean and part of Arabia. "The west coast of Africa illustrates the Guinea, Ivory and Grain Coasts". Top right: 42; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Smith, Charles, map publisher
Africa
Africa
Five engraved vignettes are seen, an Arab family of Algeria, Bosjeman Hottentots, a view of St. Helena, a Bedouin Arabs' encampment and Korranna Hottentots. "The illustrations were drawn by J. Marchant and engraved by J.H. Kernot. The map was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin"; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Tallis, John, 1815 or 6-1876
Africa
Africa
Bottom right: National Atlas 34; Prime meridian through Greenwich., Edinburgh. W. & A.K. Johnston Limited
Africa
Africa
4 sheets including 2 similar maps. Sheet 1: northern Africa - Inset: Azores; Sheet 2: southern Africa - Inset: Gold Coast; Extensive English text, statistics., London. Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Africa
Africa
4 sheets including 2 similar maps. Sheet 1: northern Africa - Inset: Azores; Sheet 2: southern Africa - Inset: Gold Coast; Extensive English text, statistics., London. Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Africa ... sic describente
Africa ... sic describente
Four-sheet folio map. Atlas first issued in 1660. "The map appears upside down, as was the custom with other Italian cartographers.", Rome. Nicolosio, Joanne Baptista, 1610-1670
Africa ... sic describente
Africa ... sic describente
Four-sheet folio map. Atlas first issued in 1660. "The map appears upside down, as was the custom with other Italian cartographers.", Rome. Nicolosio, Joanne Baptista, 1610-1670
Africa ... sic describente
Africa ... sic describente
Four-sheet folio map. Atlas first issued in 1660. "The map appears upside down, as was the custom with other Italian cartographers.", Rome. Nicolosio, Joanne Baptista, 1610-1670
Africa ... sic describente
Africa ... sic describente
Four-sheet folio map. Atlas first issued in 1660. "The map appears upside down, as was the custom with other Italian cartographers.", Rome. Nicolosio, Joanne Baptista, 1610-1670
Africa According to the best Authorities
Africa According to the best Authorities
Map was issued in Carey's General Atlas and also in Gunthrie's Geography Improved. Geographically inaccurate, states fictitious tribal names and inaccurate naming of bays and rivers. Title across top: Engraved for Carey's American edition of Gunthrie's Geography Improved; Prime meridian through Philadelphia., Philadelphia. Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
Africa Antiqua
Africa Antiqua
Inset: Libya, London. Wilkinson, Robert, d. ca. 1825.
Africa Antiqua et Nova
Africa Antiqua et Nova
"Map has the usual features of eighteenth-century maps, particularly in its large lakes and rivers." Top right: pag. 623., London. Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Africa Drawn from the latest and best Authorities
Africa Drawn from the latest and best Authorities
Gold mines are indicated south of Zimbabwe. Title across top: Engraved for Guthrie's new Geographical Grammar; Prime meridian through London., London. Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784
Africa Drawn from the latest and best Authorities
Africa Drawn from the latest and best Authorities
Gold mines are indicated south of Zimbabwe. Title across top: Engraved for Guthrie's new Geographical Grammar; Prime meridian through London., London. Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784
Africa Interior
Africa Interior
Tab. XXXIII
Africa Juxta Navigationes et Observationes Recentissimas Aucta, Correcta et in Sua Regna et Status Divisa in Lucem Edita
Africa Juxta Navigationes et Observationes Recentissimas Aucta, Correcta et in Sua Regna et Status Divisa in Lucem Edita
Cartouche includes natives, pyramids, animals, lighthouses and ships. "Enormous lakes are shown in Central Africa and the information about the southern extremity of the continent is largely fictitious.", Vienna. Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Africa Mauro Percussa Oceano, Niloque admota tepenti ... Cum Privilegio Ordinum Hollandia et Westfrisia
Africa Mauro Percussa Oceano, Niloque admota tepenti ... Cum Privilegio Ordinum Hollandia et Westfrisia
Typical features of eighteenth century Dutch maps of Africa; Prime meridian through Tenerif., Amsterdam. Valck, G. (Gerard), 1651 or 2-1726; Valk, Leonard, 1675-1755
Africa Nuova Tavola
Africa Nuova Tavola
Typical Italian engraved stippled seas and anthill mountain ranges. Later editions appeared in 1598 and 1599., Venice. Valgrisi, Vincenzo, fl. 1540-1572
Africa Proper
Africa Proper
Duplicate map. Vol. 12, p. 177.
Africa Secundum legitimas Projectionis Stereographicae regulas et juxta recentissimas relationes et observationes in subsidium vocatis quoque veterum Leonis Africani Nubiensis Geographi et aliorum monumentis et eleminatis fabulosis aliorum designatio
Africa Secundum legitimas Projectionis Stereographicae regulas et juxta recentissimas relationes et observationes in subsidium vocatis quoque veterum Leonis Africani Nubiensis Geographi et aliorum monumentis et eleminatis fabulosis aliorum designatio
The title consists of a panel surrounded by elephant's tusks resting on a piece of masonry. On the left are four Africans and on the right an interview between Europeans and Africans. The African chief is sitting on the back on another who is crouching on a mat; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Nuremberg. Homann Erben (Firm)
Africa Septentrionalis
Africa Septentrionalis
London. Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
Africa Tertia Pars Terrae
Africa Tertia Pars Terrae
Appeared in the first edition of Itinerarum Saccrae Scripturae (1581). This map has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. The sea is engraved in vertical, wavy lines, with a galleon, a merman and a sea-bird. Top left: 20. Top right: 21., Hanover. Bunting, Heinrich, 1545-1606
Africa Vetus ... cum privilegio
Africa Vetus ... cum privilegio
Watermark., Paris. Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Africa Vetus, Nicolai Sanson Christianis Galliar Regis Geographi Recognita Emendata et Multis in locis Mutata, Conatibus Geographicis Gulielmi Sanson N. Filii
Africa Vetus, Nicolai Sanson Christianis Galliar Regis Geographi Recognita Emendata et Multis in locis Mutata, Conatibus Geographicis Gulielmi Sanson N. Filii
The continent is misshaped, containing numerous coastal inlets. "All the inhabitants of southern Africa are labeled 'Anthropophagi Aethiopes' or cannibals.", Paris. Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667

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