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Cartographer: William Heather
Title: : A New Chart of the Cape Verde Islands
Date: c. 1800      Size: 15 x 25 inches
Published: London
Description: A chart of the Cape Verde Islands off the West coast of Africa. The map mentions that part of the information of the map was provided by Captain William Bligh, of Mutiny of the Bounty fame. SL
Map Ref: AFR5846
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: 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: 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: 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
Cartographer: George Virtue
Title: : The Cape
Date: c. 1890      Size: 11 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive map of the Cape of Good Hope, including Capetown, False Bay and the Cape itself. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5835
Cartographer: F.A. Brockhaus
Title: : Guinea
Date: 1893      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Western Africa in the late 19th century with a colour key to show the extent of European interests on the coast. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR5832
Cartographer: William Heather
Title: : [The South Atlantic Ocean]
Date: 1799      Size: 46 x 49 inches
Published: London
Description: Beautiful chart of the South Atlantic showing Southwest Africa and South America.
Map Ref: AMER2299
Cartographer: Laurie & Whittle
Title: : A New and Correct Chart exhibiting the Atlantic and Western Ocean and the greatest part of the Ethiopic or Southern Ocean
Date: 1802      Size: 41 x 56 inches
Published: London
Description: Extraordinary chart of the North and South Atlantic showing shipping lanes and the tracks of specific ships from English ports to the Cape of Good Hope.
Map Ref: AMER2301
Cartographer: John Thomson
Title: : North America
Date: 1814      Size: 23 x 19 inches
Published: London
Description: North America. Detailed map published during the War of 1812. The interior west of the Mississippi River is still largely unknown with the exception of the areas travelled by Lewis and Clark. The course of the upper Missouri River is based on a sketch by Lewis himself. The names of Native American tribes with whom Lewis & Clark interacted are also labeled on the map. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AMER2302
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : Nuove Scoperte de Russi al Nord di Mare dil Sud si nell Asia che nell America
Date: 1776      Size: 15 x 12 inches
Published: Venice
Description: One of the most pictorial and decorative maps of the Behring Straits with striking if erroneous portrayals of the Pacific Northwest coast and the East coas of Asia. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AMER2300
Cartographer: Giovanni Maria Cassini
Title: : La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea
Date: 1798      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Rome
Description: The third map of Australia incorporating Cook's discoveries on the East coast and one of the last before the outline of the continent was surveyed by the French under Freycinet and the English under Flinders. Original colour.
Map Ref: AUNZ2752
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Australia
Date: 1851      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Australia. Beautiful map of Australia at this time divided into Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Embellished with several vignettes. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AUNZ2748
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Part of South Australia
Date: 1851      Size: 10 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: South Australia including Adelaide, Spencer Gulf and Lake Torrens. Finely engraved vignettes depict Adelaide, a Dingo and the Seal of South Australia. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AUNZ2749
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Central Australia
Date: 1861      Size: 7 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Exploration of Central Australia by John McDouall Stuart. Original colour.
Map Ref: AUNZ2753