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  AFRICA 
 Northern Africa 

MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of West Africa]
[Biledulgerid et Zara...] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8831]    £80.00 ($104 • €93 rates)


Anonymous. [Map of the island of Gorée to illustrate news of the Seven Years' War]
The Island of Goree. London: T.Kinnersley, 1759, Sheet 105 x 205mm.
A map of the French colony on Gorée, now part of the city of Dakar, Senegal. It became a target for British operations during the Seven Years' War (1756-63), and a fleet was sent to capture it in Dember 1758, under Admiral Augustus Keppel, The attack was successfull and the island remained in British hands until 1763, when it was handed it back by the Treaty of Paris. This map was published in the February edition of 'The Grand Magazine of Magazines. or Universal Register'. Mostly written by David Henry, the magazine was published as a competitor to the 'Gentleman's Magazine'. The circulation was never high and it folded in 1760.
[Ref: 14901]    £100.00 ($130 • €116 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of North Africa]
Barbary including Morocco Algier, Tunis and Tripoly. Coiuntry of Dates, Fezzan &ra. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of North Africa engraved by Hatchett for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16381]    £45.00 ($59 • €52 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of West Africa]
Nigritia and Guinea; with the African Coast from Cape Blanco to Cape Lopo-Gonsalvez. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of West Africa engraved by Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16382]    £65.00 ($85 • €75 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of north west Africa with vignettes]
Northern Africa. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 260 x 330 mm.
Old map of northern west Africa showing Morocco, Algeria and Tunis. It was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignettes of Morocco, Constantine, Algiers and Tunis.
[Ref: 15798]    £95.00 ($124 • €110 rates)


 African Islands 

MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of the Cape Verde Islands]
[Cape Verde Islands.] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8913]    £100.00 ($130 • €116 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [Chart of Praia in the Cape Verde Islands]
Porto Praya. Engrav'd for Luffmans Select Plans. 21. London: Luffman, 1801. 125 x 165mm. Stitch holes in margin.
Antique sea chart of the bay of Praia in the Cape Verde Islands, from Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'.
[Ref: 12812]    £65.00 ($85 • €75 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Antique map of islands in the Atlantic, including Madeira, Canary Islands and Bermuda]
Islands in the Atlantic. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Printed area 360 x 245mm.
Antique map drawn and engraved by John Rapkin & H.Winkles, showing Bermuda, Madeira, the Azores, Canaries and Cape Verde Islands. Illustrated with six attractive vignettes of various island scenes, including Fayal, Villa Franca & Pico in the Azores, Funchal on Madeira, and shipping under the cliffs of Tenerife.
[Ref: 12631]    £100.00 ($130 • €116 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 English Counties 

BASIRE, James. [Dover Harbour]
A Plan of Dover Harbour. This plate is engraved from an original drawing made in the Reign of Q. Elizabeth, and now remaining in the Stater Paper Office. Canterbury, 1797. Copperplate engraving. 240 x 325mm.
A plan of Dover Harbour in Kent, engraved by James Basire for Hasted's History of Kent.
[Ref: 17032]    £95.00 ($124 • €110 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [The Strait of Dover during the French Revolutionary Wars]
The Strait of Dover. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. London: Luffman, 1801. 135 x 160mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Map of the Straits of Dover showing the mouth of the Thames in the upper left and a dotted line showing the shorest distance between England and France, the 23 miles from Calais to Dover. The map was published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World', at a time when England expected an invasion by France.
[Ref: 13183]    £90.00 ($117 • €104 rates)


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