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Africa a veteribus
Africa a veteribus
There are sea monsters and ships in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans and, to the North of the island of Madagascar, Noah's Ark is depicted, showing the dove returning with an olive branch in its beak., Venice. Forlani, Paolo
Africa ab Auctore Naturae Suis Dotibus Instructa Geographice Exhibita an MDCC
Africa ab Auctore Naturae Suis Dotibus Instructa Geographice Exhibita an MDCC
Includes Arabia, India, the Middle East, and the bulge of Brazil. Includes islands, sea monsters (one of which has a human face), and flying fish. Animals and birds of Africa featured surrounding the cartouche; This map appeared in parts variously entitled: Geographica Naturalis, Atlas Marianne (1702), Geographica Politica, Geographica Artificalis, Tabellae Geographicae (1703), Critica Quadruportita (1710)., Munich. Scherer, Heinrich, 1628-1704
Africa arreglada a las mejores relacion[e]s
Africa arreglada a las mejores relacion[e]s
"Shape of the south is unusual, with a bulge on the western coast.", Spain. Murillo Velarde, Pedro, 1696-1753
Africa corrected from observations of Mess. of ye Royal Societies at London and Paris
Africa corrected from observations of Mess. of ye Royal Societies at London and Paris
Parts of the cartouche appear in other maps. Left side of the cartouche is similar to Pieter van der Aa's map (see NOR 0070). While the figure on the right side is identical to Senex's map, see NOR 0069. Inset: Instruments used in map making. Scenes of cannibalism., London. Price, Charles, fl. 1680-1720
Africa divided according to the extent of its Principall Parts in which are distinquished one from the other Empires, Monarchies, Kingdoms, States and Peoples which at this time inhabite Africa
Africa divided according to the extent of its Principall Parts in which are distinquished one from the other Empires, Monarchies, Kingdoms, States and Peoples which at this time inhabite Africa
Based on Jaillot's map, (see NOR 0046). Title across top: Africa distinguished in its principal parts viz. Barbary. Biledulgerid, Egypt, Zaara or The Desert, the Country of the Negros, Guinea, Nubia, Abissinea, Zanguebar; Congo, Monomotapa, Caffrares, the Islands of the Canaries, Cape Verd, St. Thomas, Madagascar or St. Lawrence ... Described by Sanson. Corrected and amended by William Berry. Dedicated to Charles II; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., London. Berry, William, fl. 1669-1708
Africa ex Bello Africano -- C. I. Caesaris
Africa ex Bello Africano -- C. I. Caesaris
Inset: Aegiptus ex bello Alexandrino C. I. C.
Africa from the latest Authorities
Africa from the latest Authorities
Bungay, Suffolk. Brightly & Kimersley
Africa including the Mediterranean
Africa including the Mediterranean
Reduced from a four-sheet map. Fairly accurate except for the narrow, tappered southern tip; Prime meridian through Greenwich., London. Wilkinson, Robert, d. ca. 1825.
Africa nach Robert Vaugondy, Rennell's und Solzmann's Skizze des nordlichen Theils von Africa
Africa nach Robert Vaugondy, Rennell's und Solzmann's Skizze des nordlichen Theils von Africa
Color index identifies countries holding power in Africa, however historically incorrect. Inset: Die Azorischen Inseln; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Nuremberg. Schneider, Adam Gottlieb, 1745-1815; Weigel, Johann Christoph, d. 1746
Africa vetus
Africa vetus
The cartouche is composed of two eagles. The lower part consists of leaves and fruit. Southern part of Africa indicates that the "inhabitants are 'Anthropophagi Aethiopes' or cannibals.", Paris. Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Africa with all its States, Kingdoms, Republics, Regions, Islands, etc, Improved and Inlarged from d'Anville's Map; to which have been Added A Particular Chart of the Gold Coast, wherein are Distinguished all the European Forts and Factories
Africa with all its States, Kingdoms, Republics, Regions, Islands, etc, Improved and Inlarged from d'Anville's Map; to which have been Added A Particular Chart of the Gold Coast, wherein are Distinguished all the European Forts and Factories
This two-sheet map was first issued by Boulton under J.B.B. d'Anville's name in 1772 and reissued in 1787, (see map 0091). Insets include, Azores; A Particular Chart of the Gold Coast; A summary description relative to the trade and natural produce, manner and customs of the African continent and islands. Sheets numbered 26 an 27; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., London. Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Africa with all its States, Kingdoms, Republics, Regions, Islands, etc, Improved and Inlarged from d'Anville's Map; to which have been Added A Particular Chart of the Gold Coast, wherein are Distinguished all the European Forts and Factories
Africa with all its States, Kingdoms, Republics, Regions, Islands, etc, Improved and Inlarged from d'Anville's Map; to which have been Added A Particular Chart of the Gold Coast, wherein are Distinguished all the European Forts and Factories
This two-sheet map was first issued by Boulton under J.B.B. d'Anville's name in 1772 and reissued in 1787, (see map 0091). Insets include, Azores; A Particular Chart of the Gold Coast; A summary description relative to the trade and natural produce, manner and customs of the African continent and islands. Sheets numbered 26 an 27; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., London. Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Africa with all its States, Regions, Islands & ca. from the most Approved Authorities
Africa with all its States, Regions, Islands & ca. from the most Approved Authorities
Prime meridian through Ferro Island., London. Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Africa with the discoveries to May 1858 of Livingstone, Barth, Vogel and the Chadda expedition from documents in possession of the Royal Geographical Society
Africa with the discoveries to May 1858 of Livingstone, Barth, Vogel and the Chadda expedition from documents in possession of the Royal Geographical Society
Map based on exploration of Livingstone and Barth. Insets: Cape Verde Islands, Delta of the Niger, Cape Colony and Mauritius. Right hand side (top and bottom): 64; Prime meridian through Greenwich., Edinburgh. A. Fullarton & Co.
Africa, Libya, Morland, mit allen Kunigreichen so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden
Africa, Libya, Morland, mit allen Kunigreichen so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden
German edition. Map detailed with mountain ranges, rivers, and depictions of animals, a cyclops and crowns., Basel. Munster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Africa, Performed by the Sr Danville under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans, Revised and Improved by Mr Bolton
Africa, Performed by the Sr Danville under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans, Revised and Improved by Mr Bolton
Inset: Asores; (1) Northeast 53 x 50 cm.; (2) Northwest 52.5 x 46.5 cm.; (3) Southwest 48.5 x 47 cm.
Africa, Performed by the Sr Danville under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans, Revised and Improved by Mr Bolton
Africa, Performed by the Sr Danville under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans, Revised and Improved by Mr Bolton
Inset: Asores; (1) Northeast 53 x 50 cm.; (2) Northwest 52.5 x 46.5 cm.; (3) Southwest 48.5 x 47 cm.
Africa, agreeable to the most approved maps and charts
Africa, agreeable to the most approved maps and charts
Above the square shaped cartouche, sits a native surrounded by a lion, a bird and a camel. Title across the top: Engraved for Moore's New and Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels; Prime meridian through London and Ferro Island., London. Conder, Thomas, 1746 or 7-1831
Africa, and its Several Regions and Islands according to the most recent Descriptions
Africa, and its Several Regions and Islands according to the most recent Descriptions
Even though the map depicts extensive knowledge of the interior, "the great rivers are inaccurately placed and the Nile erroneously appears to originate in two adjacent lakes in Central Africa"; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., London. Robert Laurie and James Whittle
Africa, east coast : Mchinga Bay (Port Nungwa)
Africa, east coast : Mchinga Bay (Port Nungwa)
Includes a view of Mchinga Bay., Washington, D.C.. Hydrographic Office
Africa. Ex magna orbis terre discriptione Gerardis Mercatoris desumpta
Africa. Ex magna orbis terre discriptione Gerardis Mercatoris desumpta
Atlas first published in 1569. Map issued in several editions and in many languages. Includes Latin text on back of map. The cartouche is circular, surrounded by decorative scrolls and two satyrs., Duisburg. Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594
Africa. South-east coast. East London harbour and approaches. Surveyed by
Africa. South-east coast. East London harbour and approaches. Surveyed by
First published in 1869, revised editions appeared in 1889, 1898, 1901 and 1912. Landmarks around the harbour are illustrated with a relief map. Insets: East London harbour and Elevation of coastline., London. Richards, G. H. (George Henry)
Africae
Africae
A group of native Africans and Moors are illustrated. Several fictitious cities are named., Antwerp. Fernandez de Medrano, Sebastian, 1646-1705
Africae Accurata Tabula
Africae Accurata Tabula
The oval cartouche is surrounded by two angels and two natives. Several ships, a whale, and flying fish are scattered throughout the seas. Dedication to D. Gerado Schaep; Prime meridian through Tenerif., Amsterdam. Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702
Africae Accurata Tabula
Africae Accurata Tabula
Similar to Danckerts' map (see NOR 0057); Prime meridian through Tenerif., Amsterdam. De Ram, Joan (Johannes) 1648-1693
Africae Accurata Tabula
Africae Accurata Tabula
Similar to Visscher's map (see NOR 0055). Map was issued several times, in Dutch, French and German in Dapper's Africa. Blank shield in cartouche at lower left of map; Prime meridian through Tenerif., Amsterdam. Meurs, Jacob van, 1619-1680
Africae Descriptio Nova Impensis
Africae Descriptio Nova Impensis
Similar to Chetwind's map (see NOR 0039). The ocean is decorated with ships, flying fish and sea monsters. Elephants, lions, ostriches, and giraffes are illustrated on the mainland. "The River Niger is erroneously mapped and there are many ficticious lakes in Central Africa.", London. Seile, Henry, d. ca. 1661
Africae Deseriptio Nova Impensis
Africae Deseriptio Nova Impensis
Similar to Seile's map (see NOR 0036). Several present day names of bays can be identified., Chetwind, Philip
Africae Pars Australis
Africae Pars Australis
Identical style to Scherer's earlier map (see NOR 0062). Includes a cartouche with animals, flying fish, sailing vessel and a sea serpent., Munich. Scherer, Heinrich, 1628-1704
Africae Pars Meridionalis cum Promontorio Bonae Spei Accuratissime Delineato Opera
Africae Pars Meridionalis cum Promontorio Bonae Spei Accuratissime Delineato Opera
Coastline provides inaccurate information. Hottentot tribes are illustrated throughout the mainland. Inset: Cape Fort, Saldanha Bay and the Cape of Good Hope. Dedicated to Domino Wilhelmo., Vienna. Lotter, Tobias Conrad, 1717-1777
Africae Pars meridionalior
Africae Pars meridionalior
" ... issued originally in 1598, then at six different periods until 1618." Includes a sea monster in the Aethiopicus Oceanus. Highly detailed coastline. Title across top: La Pointe d'Afrique. Top right: 105. Bottom right: Cgs., Leiden. Guyot, Christoffle (printer)
Africae Tabula Nova
Africae Tabula Nova
Latin text, p. 4; Watermark., Antwerp. Diesth
Africae Vera Forma, et Situs
Africae Vera Forma, et Situs
The seas contain sea monsters and sailing ships. Natives are seen on and around the map., Antwerp. Jode, Cornelis de, 1568-1600
Africae inTabula Geographica Delineatio
Africae inTabula Geographica Delineatio
Cartouche contains a fat-tail sheep, tail supported by a wheeled platform., Amsterdam. Schenk, Peter, 1660-1718 or 9
Africae nova Tabula
Africae nova Tabula
Border illustrates views of towns and natives in traditional dress. Two Dutch ships are shown in the Atlantic Ocean, with flying fish and sea monsters. Bottom left: Jansson imprint added.

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