Similar to Valentijn' s map (see NOR 0215). The mountains are numbered and named in the border. 1. Le chateau. 2. Le Petit-Fort. 3. Montagne du lion. 4. Montagne de la Table. 5. Montagne du Vent. 6. Endroit ou tous les Bataeux Viennent., Leiden. Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733
This map of German South West Africa shows its eastern border with South Africa and Walvis Bay demarcated as a British possession., Map has been torn and mended badly with adhesive tape. The tape has deposited an oily residue marring the graphic.
This map is in two parts, northwest Africa, shows mountain ranges, river and coastal inlets. The southern portion illustrates greater detail than Johnston's earlier map (see NOR 0145). Top right: Keith Johnston's General Atlas; Bottom right: 38., Edinburgh. William Blackwood and Sons
First published in 1836 by John Arrowsmith of London. "This map provides a great deal of historical and geographical information regarding the important part of the Cape Colony which was the scene of nine frontier wars between the Cape government and the Xhosa tribe." Inset shows 'Statistical notes 1833'. Dedicated to Sir Benjamin D'Urban., London. Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823
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)
Map of the Cape peninsula and its surrounds from Darling and Malmesbury to Hermanus and Stanford. The map extends inland to the Cold Bokkeveld, the Warm Bokkeveld, Genadendal and Caledon., This sheet map was published as a folded map inside a cover, 11 x 17 cm. (still attached)., Relief is indicated by shading., The map is mounted on linen.
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
Pigafetta's depiction of the origin of the Nile is an important landmark in the historical cartography of the Nile water basin, completely changing the traditional Ptolemaic concept. Dedicated to Antonio Miglioni Vescovo S. Marco., Rome. Pigafetta, Filippo, 1533-1604
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