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  AFRICA 
 Northern Africa 

MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Ethiopia]
[Das mitternachtige Zanguebar...] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text. Repaired marginal tear.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8826]    £80.00 ($104 • €92 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Abyssinia]
[Das Reich der Abnssiner...] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8828]    £70.00 ($91 • €81 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of West Africa]
[Nigritien...] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8829]    £80.00 ($104 • €92 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Guinea]
[Die Kuste von Guinea...] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8830]    £80.00 ($104 • €92 rates)


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 • €92 rates)


CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [The River Nile]
Description du Nil, de ses sources, de son cours depuis les cataractes jusques, au caire, avec une carte tres exacte de ce fleuve & des environs copiee sur... Amsterdam, 1718. French text. 380 x 500mm.
Map centred on the river Nile oriented with north at the bottom. Showing from the first catarct at Aswan to Cairo. Inset images and explanatory text of: I.The Temple of Isis at Aswan, II. Small pyramids up to 70 feet in height, III. Large pyramids up to 1400 feet in height and IV. A sphinx.
[Ref: 17160]    £180.00 ($235 • €208 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [18th Century map of the Kingdoms of Fez and Morocco]
Les Royaumes de Fez et de Maroc deux des plus célèbres de l'Afrique,,, Leiden, c. 1720. Coloured. 280 x 370mm
Map of the kingdoms of Morocco and Fez (which was the northern part of Morocco), oriented with west to the top.
[Ref: 17092]    £340.00 ($444 • €392 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [18th Century Map of Egypt]
Egypte, partie de l'Afrique... Amsterdam, c.1725. Coloured. 300 x 375mm.
A map of Egypt with the river Nile, orientated with north to the right. The cartouche shows the pyramids and sphinx.
[Ref: 17093]    £325.00 ($424 • €375 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Christoph. [Early 19th Century map of Morocco in fine original colour]
Statuum Maroccanorum... Nuremberg, 1728. Original colour. 490 x 550mm. A good, strong impression.
A decorative map of Morocco in fine original colour, also showing Madeira and the Canary Islands. The title cartouche depicts Moors, a serpent, lion and ostrich. Under the map are prospects of Marrakesh and Meknes. Johann Christoph was the son of Johann Baptist, and took over the family business on his father's death in 1724. However he only survived his father by six years, dying at the age of twenty-nine. From then on the firm took on the rather anonymous appellation 'Homann's Heirs'.
[Ref: 7709]    £450.00 ($588 • €519 rates)


HOMANN HEIRS. [Oran, celebrating its recapture by the Spanish in 1732]
Topographica Repræsentatio Barbarici Portus et Urbis Munitæ Oran... Nuremberg, 1732. Original wash colour. 495 x 570mm.
Chart of the environs of Oran in Algeria, with a panorama of the city and environs, decorated with several seacraft. In 1509 Spain captured Oran from the Moors, but in 1708, with Spain disadvantaged by the War of the Spanish Succession, they were driven out by the Turkish Bey, Mustapha Ben Youssef. In 1732 José Carrillo de Albornoz, 1st Duke of Montemar (1671-1747), recaptured Oran, causing this map to be published, after which the Spanish held the city until 1792, when the Spanish saw no point in keeping it, when it was handed over to the Bey of Algiers.
[Ref: 8195]    £220.00 ($287 • €254 rates)


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