Maps of the African continent from 1717 to 1856, French and English origin. Most fascinating are maps from the late 19th century, which are decorated with motifs of African tribes and natural heritage.
French. Very beginning of Africa exploring, especially inland. A detailed description of the first voyage of capt. Diaz around the Cape of Good Hope.
English. Description of the illustration below left: a new and accurate map of Africa..from the best and most approved modern maps and charts...
English. Outstanding description of geography, culture, trade between Europe, Africa, all the islands off Africa, detailed map of Gold Coast.
1848 Map of African Continent
English. Detailed descriptions: the longest rivers, highest mountains, population by nationality, map of colonies Cape of Good Hope, Egypt...
In 19th century was Africa still mysterious land that was waiting for the first conquerors . From this period we offer English maps of northern, western and southern coastlines of the continent.
1795 Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
English. Dutch colony. Detailed ocean depths in False Bay, Table Bay and other ports. Description of Mountain table range.
English. Illustrations: Alexandria, sultan mosque in Cairo, the ruins of the temples in Karnaku, Sphinx with the pyramids of Giza.
1851 Northern Africa
English. Illustrations or Mogador-Essaouira, Morocco, Algiers, Constantine, Tunis. On the north part Mallorca and Sardinia to Cagliari.
1851 Western Colony
English. Illustrations: Siera Leone fort Christianborg (Ghana), the fort of Cape Coast (Ghana), Bakel (Senegal).
Just think of sunsets, beaches and tranquillity at the open seas islands.. map of 1814 shows all major groups of islands in the Atlantic. We also offer two excellent maps of the Canary and Cape Verde, and a map of the island of Reunion. A map from 1851 is showing whole Indian ocean with major islands..
These are exotic places where you have lived your dreams in the shadow of palm trees at the lonely beach, crystal sea with wild waves, warm wind, smiling and carefree locals ...
1814 Atlantic Islands
English. Middle drawing: the volcano El Teide in Tenerife, with the height in feet. Sketch of ports DeNao and Cavillo at Lanzerote. Detail of the island Fayal, Azores.
English. The archipelago of Madeira, with a detail of Port de Naos and Cavillo on the island of Lanzarote, Canary archipelago.
1851 Islands of the Indian Ocean
English. Illustration: village of Madagascar natives, Cape of Galle in Sri Lanka, waterfall on the river Roche Reunion, Port Louis in Mauritius.