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Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte des Isles d'Acores
Date: 1700      Size: 20 x 21 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Very fine example Mortier's chart the Azores based on Portuguese charts. Two insets are present on the upper left and right detailing Angra and Porto Santa Cruz des Flores. Magnificent original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6051
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : St. Helena and The Bay of Agoa de Saldanha
Date: c. 1755      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Two maps on one sheet, the upper showing St. Helena with an explanation of its role as a supply point for British East India Co. ships. The lower shows Saldanha Bay in South Africa.
Map Ref: AFR6045
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Presbiteri Iohannis siue Abissinio Rum Imperii Descriptio
Date: 1595      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. Original hand-colour. [Ort:175]
Map Ref: AFR6033
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Costes de L'Afrique qui comprend une Partie de Congo
Date: 1700      Size: 19 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious example of Mortier's chart of the vicinity of Sao Paolo de Loanda now modern Luanda, capital of Angola. Magnificent original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6048
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Karte zur Ubersicht der Reise Joaquim Rodriguez Gracas nach Muata ya Nvo in Inner Africa, 1843-46
Date: 1856      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Sketch map of Angola showing the 1843-46 route of the Portuguese explorer Joaquim Graca, as well as the 1853-55 route of David Livingstone, into the Angolan interior. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR6040
Cartographer: F.A. Brockhaus
Title: : Karte des Kongobeckens... von Henry M. Stanley
Date: c. 1878      Size: 41 x 35 inches
Published: Leipzig
Description: Large and exceedingly detailed map of the Congo River basin showing the discoveries of Henry Morton Stanley. Belgian Congo is red, French Congo is yellow, and Portuguese Angola is green. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR6036
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Spezialkarte der Kilima-Ndscharo und Meru-Gebietes
Date: 1893      Size: 16 x 20 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: This rare and important map of Mt. Kilimanjaro shows the route of Dr. Hans Meyer, the first European to ascend the summit of Kibo Crater. Meyer's 1889 route is marked with a red line. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR6039
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte des Principales Ports de Mer Bancs de Sable & c qui sont dans le Mer Rouge
Date: 1700      Size: 19 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Very fine example of Mortier's chart of the principal ports and settlements along the western coast of the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula. Magnificent Original colour.
Map Ref: AFR6050
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere de la Mer Rouge & c
Date: 1700      Size: 34 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Extraordinary example of Mortier's chart of the east coast of Africa from modern Tanzania, through Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt as well as the Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6054
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Kartenskizze des Isthmus von Sues zur Veranschaulichung des Projektirten Kanals
Date: 1855      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Detailed sketch map of the Nile Delta, the Sinai Peninsula, and the Levant showing the projected route of the Suez Canal four years before construction started. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AFR6037
Cartographer: Letts & Son
Title: : Egypt
Date: 1881      Size: 13 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed map of Egypt with inset maps of the Suez Canal and the Southern Nile. The white areas mark the watered or cultivated districts. Printed colour.
Map Ref: AFR6047
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : The East and West Part of Barbary
Date: c. 1755      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Two maps on one sheet showing the coast of North Africa from Morocco through Algeria, Tunisia, Lybia and Egypt.
Map Ref: AFR6044
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Costes du Cap de Bone Esperance
Date: 1700      Size: 34 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Beautiful example of Mortier's chart detailing the southern tip of Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to Ponta das Pedras with two insets detailing Table Bay and Cape Town. Magnificent original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6055
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Costes d'Afrique depuis C. Del Gado jusques Rio Mocambo
Date: 1700      Size: 19 x 23 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious example of Mortier's chart of the Comoro Islands and the Mozambique coast. Magnificent original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6052
Cartographer: Pierre Mortier
Title: : Carte Particuliere des Costes d'Afrique depuis Cabo Ledo jusques au Cap de Bone Esperance
Date: 1700      Size: 17 x 22 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Beautiful example of Mortier's chart of the southwest coast of Africa, showing the coasts of modern Namibia and South Africa including the Cape of Good Hope. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AFR6053
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : The South Part of Africa and the Island of Madagascar
Date: c. 1755      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Southern Africa from the Democratic Republic and Kenya in the North to South Africa. The map also shows the two mythical lakes supposedly, the sources for several major African rivers.
Map Ref: AFR6042