Antique Maps of the African Islands

Carte de L'Isle de Bourbon, autrefois Mascarigne.

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas.

Origin: Paris, c.1750.

Map of Réunion, from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old vertical fold, otherwise very good.

Size: 210 x 250mm (8¼ x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 5300

Price: £68

Carte de l'Isle de Bourbon autrefois Mascareigne.

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas.

Origin: Paris, 1758.

Map of Réunion, from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'.

Condition: Uncoloured; very slight age-toning, otherwise very good.

Size: 205 x 240mm (8 x 9½ inches).

Reference: 4195

Price: £85

Insula & Arx Mosambique.

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BERTIUS, Petrus.

Origin: Amsterdam, Judocus Hondius, 1616.

An uncommon miniature map of the island of Mosambique (Ilha de Moçambique). Highly decorated with a splendid sailing vessel, fishing boats, sea monsters and fruits. Possibly engraved by Salomon Rogiers.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light overall age-toning and minor marginal staining, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 95 x 135mm (3¾ x 5¼ inches).

Reference: 9084

Price: £90

Parte della Costa Orientale dell' Africa con l'Isola di Madagascar e le Carte particolari dell'Isole di Francia e di Borbon.

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ZATTA, Antonio.

Origin: Venice, 1784.

Three maps on one sheet, the main one of Madagascar and the east coast of Africa, the insets of Isle Bourbon and Mauritius. From 'Atlante Novissimo'.

Condition: Original colour; very light marginal staining, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 315 x 405mm (12½ x 16 inches).

Reference: 8507

Price: £210

S. Lorenzo.

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PORCACCHI, Tommaso.

Origin: Venice, Alphonsus Lasor a Varea, 1713.

A fine map of Madagascar set in a page of text, first published 1572.

Condition: Uncoloured; slight overall age-toningand minor creasing to the text above and below the map.

Size: 105 x 150mm (4¼ x 6 inches).

Reference: 4215

Price: £85

Sancta Helena.

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BERTIUS, Petrus.

Origin: Amsterdam, Judocus Hondius, 1616.

An uncommon miniature map of the island of Saint Helena. Possibly engraved by Salomon Rogiers.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light overall age-toning and minor marginal staining, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 95 x 135mm (3¾ x 5¼ inches).

Reference: 9086

Price: £130

Sancta Helena.

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CLAESZ, Cornelius - BERTIUS, Petrus.

Origin: Amsterdam, c.1609.

A fine miniature map of the island of Saint Helena, engraved by Benjamin Wright and probably published in the 'Map Treasury'. Latin text on verso. RARE.

Condition: Uncoloured; light marginal soiling and staining, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 90 x 125mm (3½ x 5 inches).

Reference: 9500

Price: £130

St Helena; The Bay of Agoa de Saldanha.

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MOLL, Hermann.

Origin: London, 1727.

Two maps on one sheet, from Moll's "Atlas Minor".

Condition: Original colour; edges lightly age-toned.

Size: 280 x 200mm (11 x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 6218

Price: £160