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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Presbiteri Iohannis siue Abissinio Rum Imperii Descriptio
Date: 1588      Size: 18 x 16 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Rare Spanish edition of this stunning piece. It is the first map to show the legendary Kingdom of Prester John. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR5536
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Congi Regnu
Date: 1606      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Attractive map of the Congo and Angola with focus on the numerous rivers along the coast line. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5432
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Ioanis Imperiu
Date: 1619      Size: 14 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious map of Central Africa showing the legendary Kingdom of Prester John. Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR5714
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Congi Regnu
Date: 1621      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of the west coast of Africa, stretching from Angola to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5625
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Abissinorum Regnu
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of Central Africa. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5701
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Congi Regnu
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: [AFR5702] Early map of the Congo and part of Angola. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5702
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Ioannis Imperium
Date: 1628      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Empire of Prester John. Shows all Central Africa from East to West coast. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR3586
Cartographer: G. Blaeu
Title: : Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperium
Date: c. 1640      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Central portion of Africa in original colour purportedly depicting the Empire of the mythical Prester John.
Map Ref: AFR5069
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperior
Date: c. 1640      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Attractive map of central Africa with reference to the mythical kingdom of Prester John. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5441
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Regna Congo et Angola
Date: c. 1650      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Attractive map of the Congo and Angola. Much of Africa's interior was unknown at this time allowing geographers artistic licence in names and places. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5440
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Aethiopia Svperior vul Interior, vulgo Abissinorvm sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperivm
Date: 1666      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Empire of Prester John. Beautiful map portraying the mythical Christian Empire of Central Africa. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR3651
Cartographer: Allain Mallet
Title: : Congo
Date: 1683      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early minature map of the Congo, now including Gabon and Equatorial Guniea. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5365
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Of Congo
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Miniature map of the Congo, now with Angola. Focus lies on the Congo River and the Portuguese colonial city of São Salvador, now M'banza-Kongo. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5428
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : Royaume de Congo, &c.
Date: 1692      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Attractive and early map of Angola and the Congo. Published by the formative founder of French cartography. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5455
Cartographer: Pierre Du Val
Title: : Congo
Date: 1694      Size: 5 x 5 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Congo. Coloured outline.
Map Ref: AFR4952
Cartographer: Pierre Du Val
Title: : Abissinia Sive Aethiopia
Date: 1694      Size: 4 x 5 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Charming miniature map of Central Africa, following the course of the Nile. Coloured.
Map Ref: AFR5341