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Africa

Pictured below are just a few of the historic African maps contained in the Map and Imagery Library's collection. Further images and information will be added in the near future.


TEST 1653 Pierre Du Val
CARTE DE NIGRITIE ET GUINEE
38.4 x 53.5 cm.
Color
Paris. Chez Pierre Mariette. {Engraved by Jean Somer. Includes area from modern Western Sahara (Tropic of Cancer) to the Congo)}.
ALW1660
Historic Africa Map 1653-1657 Joannis Jansson (1588-1664)
MAR DI AETHIOPIA Vulgo Oceanus AEthiopicus from Novii Atlas.../Nuevo Atlas O Teatro..." De Groote AETHIOPISCHE ZEE pp. 57-58.
43 X 55.1 cm. On sheet 48.5 X 59 cm.
Color
Amsterdam. {Centered on Atlantic Ocean with west coast of Africa and South America from the Amazon to Cape Horn}.
(Partial Image)
AMD8168
Historic Africa Map 1656 Nicolas Sanson
ROYAUME DE FEZ divise en sept Provinces.
20.3 X 26.2 cm. On sheet 26.5 X 36.3 cm.
Color
Paris.
ALW1922
Historic Africa Map 1660 Nicholas Sanson
T.KONINKRYK VAN MAROCCO. Verdeelt in zeven LANDSCHAPPEN, enz.
18.2 X 25.7 cm. On sheet 25.4 X 37.2 cm.
Color
Paris. Sanson. {Dutch version of 1656 Atlas Cartes Generales de la Geographie Anciennes et Nouvelles. Includes modern Algeria, Morocco and Western Shara}.
ALW1657
Historic Africa Map 1680 Fredrick De Wit
TOTIUS AFRICAE Accuratissima TABULA
48.6 X 57.6 cm. On sheet 51 X 60.2 cm.
Color
Amsterdam. {Norwich Map #48; Tooley Pl.94}
(Partial Image)
AMD8169
Historic Africa Map 1680 Johannes van Keulen (1726-1753)
Pascaarte van de Bocht van Gabon from De Nieuwe Groote Lichtednde Zee-Fackel.
49.3 X 56.6 cm. On sheet 51.5 X 59.3 cm.
Color
Amsterdam, J. van Keulen. (Primarily sea chart of the coast of Gabon} {Norwich Map #268}.
(Partial Image)
AMD8170
Historic Africa Map 1690 O. Dapper (1639-1689)
AETHIOIPIA SVPERIOR vel INTERIOR vulgo ABISSINORVM live PRESBITERIIOANNIS IMPERIVM.
28.5 X 36.9 cm. On sheet 31.7 X 38.1 cm.
Color
Amsterdam. {Arabia to Mozambique} {Original map by Jan Blaeu in Grooten Atlas published in 1660. This is an exact duplication but listed by dealer as O. Dapper}.
AMD8173
TEST 1691 Vicenzo M. Coronelli (1650-1718)
L' Africa. Duisa nelle sue Parti secondo le pui moderne relation colle scoperte dell'origine, e corso del NILO.
59.7 X 87.3 cm. On sheet 69.5 X 92 cm.
Black and white
Venice. {Norwich Map #51; Tooley Pl.28}.
AMD8175
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