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  AFRICA 
 Southern Africa 

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon. [17th century map of Southern Africa]
Æthiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, que hic desiderantus, vide in tabula Æthiopiæ Superioris. Amsterdam, 1665, Dutch text edition. Original colour. 385 x 505mm. Near mint condition
A map of Africa below the Equator, with Congo, Angola and Zanzibar, based on Portuguse surveys, decorated with a cartouche with natives holding up an animal skin with the map's title. The map objective of the founder of the Dutch colony at the Cape of Good Hope, Jan van Riebeeck, was to gather such skins to Japan. TOOLEY: Africa, p.29, illustrated on frontis.; NORWICH: Africa 154, & Southern Africa, p.36-37, both illus.
[Ref: 17998]    £765.00 ($999 • €882 rates)


DAUMONT. [18th century vue d'optique of the Cape of Good Hope]
Le Cap de Bonne Esperance. Paris, c.1750. Original colour. 260 x 410mm. Repaired tears in margins, creasing.
View of Cape Town. at the Cape of good hope with the e Table mountain. Several ships are offshore, in the bay. As a 'vuë-d'optique' (designed to be viewed through a zograzcope, a device that used lenses and mirrors to give perspective), the image is reversed.
[Ref: 18978]    £280.00 ($366 • €323 rates)


FER, Nicolas de. [Southern Africa at the beginning of the 18th century]
Partie Meridionale D'Afrique ou se trouvent La Bass Guinée, La Cafrerie, Le Monomotapa, Le Monoemugi, Le Zanguebar, et L'Isle de Madagascar. Paris, 1705. 230 x 335mm. A very fine example
De Fer's small-format map of Africa south of the equator, engraved by Inselin for the 'Atlas Curieux'.
[Ref: 15420]    £250.00 ($327 • €288 rates)


FER, Nicolas de. [The Cape of Good Hope at the beginning of the 18th century]
Cap de Bonne Esperance. Paris, 1705. 260 x 360mm. A very fine example.
Three maps on one sheet: a prospect of Table mountain, a map of Table Bay and a plan of the defences of the Dutch fort at the cape. Published in thethe 'Atlas Curieux'.
[Ref: 15421]    £290.00 ($379 • €334 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [Sea Chart of south west Africa]
Cimbebas et Caffariæ Littora a Catenbela ad Promontorium Bonæ Spei. Pascarte van Cimbebas en Caffares Streckende van Catembela tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca. Amsterdam, Louis Renard. C. 1700. Original colour. 435 x 540mm.
Highly decorative nautical chart of the African coast from Angola south to the Cape of Good Hope. Published in Renard's reissue of De Wit's 'Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas', it has a highly decorative title cartouche of lions and leopards, and a vignette of Neptune in his chariot
[Ref: 11340]    £650.00 ($849 • €749 rates)


OTTENS, Reinier & Joshua. [Antique maps of Southern Africa]
Nieuwe Caarte van Kaap de Goede Hoop en't Zuyderdeel van Africa. Amsterdam, c.1730. Original colour. 435 x 555mm. Paper lightly toned.
Original antique map of Africa, south of the Equator, with insets of the Dutch fort at the Cape of Good Hope and Table Bay. NORWICH: 163.
[Ref: 12418]    £750.00 ($980 • €865 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [View of Table Bay]
Ein Prospect des gantzen vorgeburges der Guten hoffnung, oder Capo de Bonne Esperance, in Africa Nuremberg, c 1741. 240 x 275mm.
View of the Cape showing Table Mountain with ships in the foreground, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.
[Ref: 17783]    £420.00 ($549 • €484 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [A scarce view of Table Bay]
Prospect von den Haven oder Reede nach Capo de bone Esperance und dem Castel Gleiches Nahmens. Nuremberg, c 1741. 240 x 275mm.
View of Table Bay and the Fort of Good Hope with ships in the foreground, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.
[Ref: 17786]    £550.00 ($718 • €634 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [View of Table Bay from the direction of Table Mountain]
Ein Prospect von der Weissen Klippe, welche unter den Tafelberg lieget, nach dem Castel, Ort und Haven zu. Nuremberg, c 1741. 240 x 275mm.
A prospect of Table Bay from the White Cliff,, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.
[Ref: 17787]    £475.00 ($620 • €548 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Chart of South Africa]
Carte Réduite d'une Partie des Costes Occidentales et Meridionales de L'Afrique depuis Cabo Frio ou Cap Froid... jusqu'a la Baye de S.Blaise... MDCCLIV. Paris, Dépôt de la Marine, c.1754. Coloured. 900 x 575mm.
Large and detailed chart of the southern African coastline from Cape Fria in Namibia to Cape Agulhas, with a rococo title cartouche and a profile of the Cape of Good Hope. Bellin was the first Chief Hydrographer of the Dépôt, the French equivalent of the British Admiralty.
[Ref: 11224]    £550.00 ($718 • €634 rates)


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