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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 ($103 • €88 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 ($129 • €110 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 ($58 • €49 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 ($84 • €71 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Ancient Egypt]
Ægyptus Antiqua London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Ancient Egypt) engraved by Hatchett for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16402]    £60.00 ($77 • €66 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 ($122 • €104 rates)


WYLD, James. [Map of Africa]
Africa. London: Wyld, c.1864. Original colour. 255 x 195mm
Detailed map of Africa from James Wyld's Atlas of the World.
[Ref: 15478]    £75.00 ($97 • €82 rates)


 African Islands 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Terceira Island]
Tercera. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Terceira Island. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14728]    £65.00 ($84 • €71 rates)


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 ($129 • €110 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 ($84 • €71 rates)


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