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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 662 (42 Pages)

Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Carte Des Isles Canaries
Date: 1746      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Attractive chart of the Canary Islands mapped with rhumb lines and a decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5820
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Islands in the Atlantic
Date: 1851      Size: 10 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Madeira, Bermuda, Canaries and Cape Verde Islands. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR5815
Cartographer: Edward Stanford
Title: : The Island of Madeira
Date: 1896      Size: 16 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: The island of Madeira showing its topography and features. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5836
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Presbiteri Iohannis siue Abissinio Rum Imperii Descriptio
Date: 1574      Size: 18 x 16 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Ortelius’s map of Central Africa, the first to show the legendary Kingdom of Prester John. Latin text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5826
Cartographer: S.G.S.
Title: : Congo Free State
Date: 1905      Size: 11 x 9 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Detailed map of the Congo showing its levels and density of vegetation. Inset enlargement of Lower Congo. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5821
Cartographer: S.G.S.
Title: : Congo Free State
Date: 1905      Size: 11 x 9 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Detailed orographic map of the Congo with enlargement of Lower Congo. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5822
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Map of the Route of the R.G.S. East African Expedition to Lakes Nyassa & Tanganyika
Date: 1880      Size: 20 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Lakes Nyassa and Tanganyika. The route of the Royal Geographical Society's East African Expedition. Original printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5823
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Kilima njaro Mtn.
Date: 1890      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed map of the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro showing the route of Dr. Hans Meyer, the first European to ascend to the summit. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5818
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Mombasa-Victoria Lake Railway
Date: 1893      Size: 33 x 24 inches
Published: London
Description: Mombasa-Victoria Lake Railway. Impressive map published by the Royal Geographical Society showing projected and surveyed railway routes. Original Printed Colour. (SL)
Map Ref: AFR5824
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Summit of Mount Kenya
Date: 1900      Size: 14 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: A map of Mount Kenya marking the route of H. J. Mackinder, along with a cross-section diagram of the mountain. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5839
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : La Nubia ed Abissinia
Date: 1784      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Nubia (Lower Egypt and Sudan) and Abyssinia (Ethiopia and Eritrea), as well as parts of Yemen and the Red Sea. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR5825
Cartographer: S.G.S.
Title: : Plan of the New City of Khartoum
Date: 1903      Size: 6 x 9 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: City plan of Khartoum in North Sudan published just five years after the Battle of Omdurman. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5819
Cartographer: Sudan Survey Departm
Title: : Khartoum
Date: 1952      Size: 34 x 22 inches
Published: Khartoum
Description: Very unusual large city plan of Khartoum compiled and issued by the Sudan Survey Department. Street names are English and Arabic, The cartouche is dominated by the image of an elephant's head. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: AFR5845
Cartographer: Pierre Du Val
Title: : Le Biledulgerid ou Numidie
Date: c. 1690      Size: 4 x 3 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature map of northwestern Africa. Countries shown include Morocco, Algeria, Mauretania and Mali. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5828
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Aethiopia Inferior, vel Exterior
Date: c. 1640      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Decorative Dutch Golden Age map of Southern Africa, with a charming cartouche and animals. This is one of the most iconic Golden Age maps of the region. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AFR5844
Cartographer: Thomas Salmon
Title: : A Map of the Country of Hottentots towards the Cape of Good Hope
Date: 1758      Size: 15 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Interesting English version of a map of South Africa first issued by the important Dutch naturalist, Peter Kolbe, the first person to detail and record African fauna.
Map Ref: AFR5834