South Africa

A 16th century map of Southern Africa

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Africa Nuova Tavola.
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, c.1561, First state. 190 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 22243


A 16th century woodcut map of Southern Africa

HONTER, Johannes.

[De Africa Regionibus.]
Basle, 1572, Latin edition. Woodcut, image size 95 x 150mm, set in text with.

Stock ID : 23059


One of the earliest maps to depict the Cape of Good Hope

DE BRY, Theodore.

Delineato Promontorii, Quod Cabo de bona Esperanca vulgo vocatur.
Frankfurt: Wolfgang Richter, 1612. 140 x 170mm, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 22976


17th century Dutch map of South Africa


Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, que hic desiderantus, vide in tabula aethiopiae Superioris.
Amsterdam, 1639-44, French text. Coloured. 385 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 21825


A 17th century French map of Southern Africa

SANSON, Nicolas.

Basse Aethiopie, qui comprend les Royaume de Congo, Coste, et Pays des Cafres, Empires du Monomatapa et Monoemugi.
Paris, Pierre Mariette, 1655. Original outline colour. 425 x 565mm.

Stock ID : 20794


17th century map of Southern Africa

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon.

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.

Stock ID : 17998


Sea chart of south west Africa

DE WIT, Frederick.

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. 1715. Original colour. 435 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 11340


An 18th century map of Africa below the Equator

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte du Royaume de Congo, du Monomotapa et de la Cafrerie,...
Amsterdam, c.1720, Coloured, 405 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22880


18th century Italian map of the Cape of Good Hope

ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista.

Carta Geografica Del Capo Di Buona Speranza.
Venice, Albrizzi, 1740. Coloured. 350 x 445mm.

Stock ID : 19893


Mid-18th century map of the Cape of Good Hope

SALMON, Thomas.

A Map of the Country of the Hottentots, towards the Cape of Good Hope. from Kolben.
London, 1745. Coloured. 260 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 20025


The Dutch Fort at Capetown

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Plan du Fort et de la Ville du Cap de Bonne Esperance.
Paris, c.1748. Coloured. 225 x 280mm.

Stock ID : 21999


An 18th century playing-card map of southern Africa

RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de.

P.IV. Carta lll. dell'Affrica.
Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.

Stock ID : 12992


A decorative map of South Africa


Partie de L'Afrique audelà de l'Equateur, Comprennt Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c.
Paris: Desnos, 1786. Original colour. 355 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 19597


Map of Cape Colony with vignettes


Cape Colony.
London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original colour with additions. Steel engraving, 260 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 18542


Mid-19th century map of eastern South Africa


Natal and Kaffraria.
London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 350 x 250mm.

Stock ID : 18539


Contemporary map of Livingstone's landmark crossing of Africa


Detailed Map of the Rev.d Dr Livingstone's Route across Africa; Constructed from his Astronomical Observations, Bearings, Estimated Distances, Sketches, &c &c. 1857.
London, 1857. Partial original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, within cloth covers as issued, total 310 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 14493


An uncommon Spanish sea chart of Angola, Namibia and South Africa

RIUDAVETS, José Maria.

Costa Occidental de Africa. Hoja XIII. Comprende desde la Punta Palmarinhas hasta la Bahia Hondeklip, segun los trabajos mas recientes ingleses y portugueses.
Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1870. Touch of original hand colour. 990 x 640mm. With the blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.

Stock ID : 18239


A contemporary military folding map for the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

WYLD, James.

Wyld's Military Sketch of Zulu Land the Transvaal and Adjoining Territories
London, 1879. Chromolithographic map, dissected and laid on linen, total 725 x 550mm, folded into the original boards with printed title label.

Stock ID : 22989


Handkerchief published to raise money for the families of Boer War Soldiers


The Absent-Minded Beggar.
London, the Daily Mail Publishing Co. Ltd, c.1899. Linen handkerchief printed in blue, c. 440 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 17963


Contemporary map of Transvaal on the cusp of the Second Boer War


Stanford's Map of the South African Republic (Transvaal).
London: Edward Stanford Ltd, July 1st, 1899. Chromolithographic map with extra original hand colour, dissected and laid on linen, total 730 x 930mm.

Stock ID : 22677


Map of the Orange Free State published the day before the start of the Second Boer War


The Crisis in South Africa. Stanford's New Map of the Orange Free State, the Southern Part of the South African Republic, the Northern Frontier of Cape Colony, Natal, Basutoland, and Delgoa Bay in Portuguese East Africa. 1899. First edition, without hills.
London: Stanford, October 10th 1899. Colour lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 685 x 975mm.

Stock ID : 15864


A pictorial map of South Africa from the Second World War


Union of South Africa. Their Natural and Industrial Resources.
Nottingham: Printed by Thomas Forman & Sons Ltd, c.1943. Colour lithographic map. Sheet 490 x 745mm.

Stock ID : 16656