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L'Africa divisa ne'suoi Principali Stati Di Nuova Projezione
L'Africa divisa ne'suoi Principali Stati Di Nuova Projezione
Based on Janvier's map (see NOR 0104). "Fairly accurate geographically and unknown parts of the country are marked as such instead of being dotted with fictitious places"; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Venice. Zatta, Antonio, fl. 1757-1797
L'Africa divisa nelle sue Parti secondo le piu moderne, relationi colle scoperte dell'origine e corso del Nilo
L'Africa divisa nelle sue Parti secondo le piu moderne, relationi colle scoperte dell'origine e corso del Nilo
First issued in Coronelli's atlas, Atlante Veneto. Double-sheet map includes a cartouche surrounded by various animals such as, an ostrich, crocodile, leopard, lion, camel, and an elephant. On the mainland a large piece of drapery with information about the Nile is encircled by two angels and Father Nile. Dedicated to Eccelenza del signor Gran Contestabile Colonna; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
L'Africa divisa nelle sue Parti secondo le piu moderne, relationi colle scoperte dell'origine e corso del Nilo
L'Africa divisa nelle sue Parti secondo le piu moderne, relationi colle scoperte dell'origine e corso del Nilo
First issued in Coronelli's atlas, Atlante Veneto. Double-sheet map includes a cartouche surrounded by various animals such as, an ostrich, crocodile, leopard, lion, camel, and an elephant. On the mainland a large piece of drapery with information about the Nile is encircled by two angels and Father Nile. Dedicated to Eccelenza del signor Gran Contestabile Colonna; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Venice. Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
L'Africa divisa nelle sue principali parti
L'Africa divisa nelle sue principali parti
The cartouche includes a floral wreath with a face; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Siena. Carli, Pazzini, fl. late 18th c.
L'Afrique
L'Afrique
Re-issued in 1684. "The general shape of Africa is squat because it has been drawn somewhat wider from east to west than usual." Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Paris. Duval, P (Pierre), 1619-1682
L'Afrique Divisee en ses Empires, Royaumes et Etats Dressees Sur Les Dernieres Observations
L'Afrique Divisee en ses Empires, Royaumes et Etats Dressees Sur Les Dernieres Observations
Identical to Jaillot's map (see NOR 0046), except for the scale; Prime meridian through Ferro Island. This map was also published by Covens and Mortiers, William Berry and R. and J. Ottens., Amsterdam. Elwe, Jan Barend
L'Afrique Dressee pour l'etude de la Geographie
L'Afrique Dressee pour l'etude de la Geographie
French text within the decorative borders provide detailed description of Africa; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Paris. Brion de la Tour, Louis; Desnos, L.C.
L'Afrique Dressee sur les Observations de Ms. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et quelques autres sur les Memoires les plus recens
L'Afrique Dressee sur les Observations de Ms. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et quelques autres sur les Memoires les plus recens
Retains the geographical features of L'Isle's map of 1700 (see NOR 0059). Title across top: Africa Accurate in Imperia, Regna, Status and Populos Divisa, ad Usum Serenissimi Bourgundiae Ducis. Dedicated to the Duke to Burgundy; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Amsterdam. Covens, Jean; Mortier, Corneille
L'Afrique Suivant les Derniers Observations de Mr. Hass et des RRPP Jesuites
L'Afrique Suivant les Derniers Observations de Mr. Hass et des RRPP Jesuites
Similar title cartouche to Homann's map (see NOR 0083); Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Paris. Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
L'Afrique divisee en ses principales parties
L'Afrique divisee en ses principales parties
Top right: 171., Paris. Robert de Vaugondy, the family of
L'Afrique divisee en ses principaux Etats
L'Afrique divisee en ses principaux Etats
The cartouche depicts a forest-like setting with a leopard, a bird and a crocodile. Top right: 28., Paris. Janvier, Jean
L'Afrique divisee selon le tendue de tous ses etats assujetti aux observations astronomiques avec des nottes historiques et geographiques touchant les naturels de ce continent
L'Afrique divisee selon le tendue de tous ses etats assujetti aux observations astronomiques avec des nottes historiques et geographiques touchant les naturels de ce continent
Includes the Mediterranean, Turkey, Arabia and the Middle East. "Borders consist of columns of historical and geographical descriptions." Dedication: Dediee et presentee a Messire Bertrand Rene Pallu; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Lyon. Daudet
L'Afrique divisee suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties, ou sont distinque's les uns des autres, les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Estats et Peuples qui partagent aujourd'hui L'Afrique sur les relations les plus nouvelles
L'Afrique divisee suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties, ou sont distinque's les uns des autres, les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Estats et Peuples qui partagent aujourd'hui L'Afrique sur les relations les plus nouvelles
A lion, elephant, leopard, camel and crocodile surround the scales which are in Italian, French and Spanish. Title across top: L'Afrique distinguee en ses principales parties scavoir la Barbarie, le Biledulgerid, L'Egypte, le Saara ou le Desert, le Pays des Negres, la Guinee, la Nubie, l'Abissinie, le Zanguebar; le Conge, le Monomotapa, les Cafres, les Isles de Canaries, du Cap Verd, de St. Thomas, l'Isle Dauphine autrement Madagascar ..., Amsterdam. Valck, G. (Gerard), 1651 or 2-1726.
L'Afrique dressee sur les observations de Ms. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, et quelques autres, et sur les memoires les plus recens
L'Afrique dressee sur les observations de Ms. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, et quelques autres, et sur les memoires les plus recens
Issued a revised edition in 1722. L'Isle was the first to give the correct longitude, 42 degrees, to the Mediterranean and the first to discard Lakes Zaire and Zaflan; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Paris. L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
L'Afrique dressee sur les relations le plus recentes, et assujettie aux observations astronomique par ... Geog. du Roy, de Sa M. Polon, Due de Lorraine et de Bar et Associe de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et B. Lettres de Nancy, avec privilege
L'Afrique dressee sur les relations le plus recentes, et assujettie aux observations astronomique par ... Geog. du Roy, de Sa M. Polon, Due de Lorraine et de Bar et Associe de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et B. Lettres de Nancy, avec privilege
Cartouche illustrates a native woman reclining between two palms. Interior of southern Africa is fairly blank other than tribal names; Prime meridian through Ferro Island., Paris. Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766; Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786
L'Afrique selon les nouvelles observations de Messieurs de l'Academie de Sciences etc
L'Afrique selon les nouvelles observations de Messieurs de l'Academie de Sciences etc
Reissued in 1729. Cartouche includes a nude woman sitting on a rectangle of masonry located in a rural scene with elephants, a lion and a snake. Legend states, "I would rather show this part of Africa as unknown and unihabited than rely on my imagination." Title across top, Africa in praecipuas ipsius partes distributa ..., Leiden. Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733
La Basse Ethiopie en Afrique avec les Royaumes qui en dependent, ses Bayes et Rivieres, suivant les Memoires les plus recens des Voyageurs, nouvellement mise en lumiere par
La Basse Ethiopie en Afrique avec les Royaumes qui en dependent, ses Bayes et Rivieres, suivant les Memoires les plus recens des Voyageurs, nouvellement mise en lumiere par
Natives, river gods, sailing vessels, sailors and an elephant are illustrated on the cartouche., Leiden. Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733
La description d'Affricque selon les divers pais, animaux et monstres horribles
La description d'Affricque selon les divers pais, animaux et monstres horribles
Top of map: Universelle, livre VI Le Sixiesme Livre de la Cosmographie, recueilly par Sebastian Munstere des bons autheurs tant anciens que moderuer, & assemble., Basel. Munster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Lacs, Fleuves, Rivieres et Principales Montagnes de L'Afrique
Lacs, Fleuves, Rivieres et Principales Montagnes de L'Afrique
Includes French text in margins. An accurate outline of the continent with minimum geographical detail. Similar features to d'Anville's map of 1727 (see NOR 0091); Prime meridian through Ferro Island. Top right corner: No. 14. Top left corner: Introduction., Paris. Clouet, Jean Baptiste Louis, 1730-
Lacs, Fleuves, Rivieres et Principales Montagnes de L'Afrique
Lacs, Fleuves, Rivieres et Principales Montagnes de L'Afrique
Duplicate map. Includes French text in margins. An accurate outline of the continent with minimum geographical detail. Similar features to d'Anville's map of 1727 (see NOR 0091). Top right corner: No. 14. Top left corner: Introduction; Prime meridian through Ferro Island, Paris. Clouet, Jean Baptiste Louis, 1730-
Le Cap de Bonne Esperance Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
Le Cap de Bonne Esperance Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
Cartouche is "on a stone pediment surmounted by a lion and lioness, with a view of Table Bay in the background and the Governor's garden and homestead." Map includes a note describing the Cape of Good Hope and a legend explaining the contents of the mainland., Leiden. Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1773
Le Cape de Bonne Esperance comme il a ete ci-devant
Le Cape de Bonne Esperance comme il a ete ci-devant
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
Map of Africa Showing its most Recent Discoveries
Map of Africa Showing its most Recent Discoveries
"First appeared in Mitchell's New General Atlas in 1867". Map shows expedition routes of Stanley and Livingstone. Inset: Island of St. Helena (place where Napoleon was buried). Top right: 120; Prime meridian through Washington., Philadelphia. Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Map of Africa with the latest discoveries
Map of Africa with the latest discoveries
Similar map to Africa 1964a. Inset: Azores or Western Islands., London. Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Map of Eastern Equatorial Africa by J. H. Speke ... Constructed by Keith Johnston F.R.S.E
Map of Eastern Equatorial Africa by J. H. Speke ... Constructed by Keith Johnston F.R.S.E
Sketch map: Part of East and Central Africa shewing then probable position & extent of Lake Uniamesi; (across bottom) Section of the Country between Ocean and the Lakes., Edinburgh. William Blackwood and Sons
Map of Equatorial Africa showing the relation of the proposed links of railway &  navigation routes to the extinction of the slave trade
Map of Equatorial Africa showing the relation of the proposed links of railway & navigation routes to the extinction of the slave trade
Illustrates areas of depopulation and districts "harassed by slave hunters"., New York. G.W. Colton & Co.
Map of Libya
Map of Libya
Includes interior of North Egypt and Arabia., Basire (printer)
Map of Part of West Africa including Gold Coast, Northern and Southern Nigeria
Map of Part of West Africa including Gold Coast, Northern and Southern Nigeria
Keyed references., London. Topog. Soc. Gen. Staff
Map of South Africa
Map of South Africa
Historic sites are illustrated, such as the diamond fields of Griqualand West. Title across top: Rand, McNally & Company's Indexed Atlas of the World. Top left: 138. Top right: 139; Prime meridian through Greenwich., Unknown. Rand, McNally & Co.
Map of South Africa illustrating Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries
Map of South Africa illustrating Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries
Dr. Livingstone "was the first European to cross the African continent ... ". Map illustrates exploration routes of Livingston's journeys., London. Pepper, W.
Map of lower Egypt and of the adjacent country with part of Palestine / Denis Callahan, Deltr
Map of lower Egypt and of the adjacent country with part of Palestine / Denis Callahan, Deltr
Includes the Mediterranean to about 27.5 degrees., Washington, D.C.. Office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army
Map of the Eastern Frontier of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope
Map of the Eastern Frontier of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope
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

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