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Amara, een voorname Staft, midden in opper Ethiopie, Abyssine genaemt, verblyfplaets van de kinderender Abyssyrische koningen. Amara, Abyssinae, sive interioris Lybiae, oppidum prima rium, mediterraneum, regni cognominis caput.
Amara, een voorname Staft, midden in opper Ethiopie, Abyssine genaemt, verblyfplaets van de kinderender Abyssyrische koningen. Amara, Abyssinae, sive interioris Lybiae, oppidum prima rium, mediterraneum, regni cognominis caput.
Pet: Schenk Amsteld. C.P.
[n.d. c.1740.]
Copper engraving. Plate 216 x 266mm. 8½ x 10½".
Amhara, is one of the nine ethnic divisions of ancient Abyssinia now Ethiopia. The stream here is a tributary to the Lake Tana, around the Semien Mountains.
[Ref: 17086]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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De Stadt Gigeri.
De Stadt Gigeri.
[Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1668.]
Engraving. 270 x 355mm (10½ x 14"). Central crease as normal.
A view of Jijel (once known as Djidjelli) in Algeria. In 1664 (four years before this print was first published in Dapper's 'Beschrijvinge der Afrikaanse Gewesten', 1668), the French took the city but were expelled the same year.
[Ref: 30218]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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De Stadt Gigeri. The Citÿ Gegery.
De Stadt Gigeri. The Citÿ Gegery.
[London: John Ogilby, 1670.]
Engraving with very large margins. 270 x 355mm (10½ x 14"). Centre fold as normal.
A view of Jijel (once known as Djidjelli) in Algeria. In 1664 (less than a decade before this print was first published in Dapper's 'Beschrijvinge der Afrikaanse Gewesten', 1668), the French took the city but were expelled the same year. This example comes from the English edition, published by John Ogilby with the grand title of 'Africa: being, An Accurate Description of the Regions of Egypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, the Land of Negroes, Guinee, Aethiopia, and the Abysinnes, with All the Adjacente Islands', with the Dutch title and 10-point key duplicated into English.
[Ref: 30216]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Beschiessung der Stadt Algier durch die englische Flotte, unter den Besehlen des Admirals Exmouth, den 27 August 1816.
Beschiessung der Stadt Algier durch die englische Flotte, unter den Besehlen des Admirals Exmouth, den 27 August 1816.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Coloured wood engraving. Printed area 180 x 285mm, 7 x 11¼". Laid on board.
A rare illustration of the bombardment of Algiers, with a five-point key underneath. In an attempt by Britain to force the Dey of Algiers to give up slavery, the British fleet threatened bombardment if their demands weren't met. As they approached the Dey sent out many men in small boats to attempt to board the ships, resulting in the hand-to-hand fighting seen here. The following day the Dey surrendered, not knowing the British had already used up all their ammunition.
[Ref: 15656]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Afbeelding van Algiers, en het Omleggende Land.
Afbeelding van Algiers, en het Omleggende Land. Wanneerde Moullie W.N.W. een half Myl van uw is na't Lveen Geteekend door Martinus Lambrechts, Captein ter Zee 1734.
[Amsterdam: Johannes van Keulen II, c.1734.]
Rare etching with engraving. 330 x 630mm (13 x 24¾"), very large margins. A little restoration to tears in margins.
A view of Algiers from the sea, with a 17-point key. It was drawn by Martinus Lambrechts, a sea-captain who regularly patrolled the area protecting Dutch merchants from the Barbary pirates, and who published 'Handboekje voor den Zeeleerling' (Handbook for the sea-farer) in 1731. The dedication is to Reynier Crabeth, a former Mayor of Gouda and commissioner of the admiralty of Amsterdam. The van Keulen family were the premier sea chart publishers in Amsterdam from the the 1680s to the beginning of the 19th century.
[Ref: 54908]   £390.00  
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Algier.
Algier.
[Engraved by Matthäus Merian.]
[Frankfurt c.1650.]
Engraving. 220 x 350mm (8¾ x 13¾"). Torn, creased.
A bird's-eye view of Algiers in Algeria, with the city walls, outlying forts and several galleys in the harbour. At the time the city was nominally part of the Ottoman Empire, but it was essentially independent, with piracy the main source of income.
[Ref: 30213]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Alkmey.  Roi de la Guinee.  Histoire des Voyages.
Alkmey. Roi de la Guinee. Histoire des Voyages.
A Paris chez Duflos rue St. Victor. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with hand colour. 177 x 165mm.
Strong contemporary colour in gold leaf line surround. ['A.D.P.R.' (Avec Privilege Du Roi) inscribed lower right].
[Ref: 1932]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Bahir Mandia from the North Africa [sic].
Bahir Mandia from the North Africa [sic].
[Anon., British, n.d., c.1820s.]
Pencil and watercolour drawing, ink-ruled border and title below. Image 175 x 310mm, 7 x 12¼". Signs of handling to lower margin.
An oasis fringed with green plant life, set in the expansive landscape of Africa's Sahara Desert; by a military or naval amateur draughtsman. One candidate is perhaps Frederick Fitzgerald De Roost (1804 - 1861), an officer in the Royal Navy who wrote 'Personal narrative of travels in the United States and Canada in 1826... With remarks on the present state of the American Navy', illustrated with plates after his drawings. This is a remarkably similar image to a plate appearing in 'Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824...' by Dixon Denham and Hugh Clapperton.
[Ref: 25102]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Algierische Seerauber.
Algierische Seerauber.
Adam Z [signed in plate lower left.] Lith. v. Honegger.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Lithograph, sheet 245 x 340mm. 9¾ x 13½".
Barbary Pirates or Corsairs in the Mediterranean, abducting a European woman, probably to be sold as a slave in North Africa. Their ship out to sea in the background to left. Illustration to a German book, numbered '59' upper right.
[Ref: 14207]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Burkina Faso] Akasini  Roi Dissini.  Histoire des Voyages.
[Burkina Faso] Akasini Roi Dissini. Histoire des Voyages.
A Paris chez Duflos rue St. Victor. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with hand colour. 280 x 278mm.
A king in Burkina Faso. Strong contemporary colour in gold leaf line surround. ['A.D.P.R.' (Avec Privilege Du Roi) inscribed lower right].
[Ref: 1924]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Camels outside a town.]
[Camels outside a town.]
D.Donald.
Published 1923 by the Museum Galleries, Museum Street, London W.C. Copyright.
Etching printed in colours, signed by the artist. 125 x 225mm, 5 x 9".
North African white wash townscape, with four camels, two carrying loads in the foreground. Probably Tunisia.
[Ref: 13548]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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Vüe du Cap Verd a Trois Lieües en mer au Sud Sud Ouest.
Vüe du Cap Verd a Trois Lieües en mer au Sud Sud Ouest. Vüe du Cap Verd a Trois Lieües en mer au Sud Sud est.
Chedel sculp.
[Paris: Didot Libraire, c.1750.]
Engraving. 205 x 145mm (8 x 5¾").
Two coastal profiles of Cape Verde, engraved by Pierre Quentin Chedel for Prevost's 'Histoire Générale des Voyages'.
[Ref: 30243]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Vüe du Cap Verd. Autre Vüe du Cap Verd. dans leloignement.
Vüe du Cap Verd. Autre Vüe du Cap Verd. dans leloignement.
Chedel delin. et sculp.
[Paris: Didot Libraire, c.1750.]
Engraving with large margins. 205 x 145mm (8 x 5¾").
Two coastal profiles of Cape Verde, engraved by Pierre Quentin Chedel for Prevost's 'Histoire Générale des Voyages'. The only named feature is a pair of hills called 'Les Mamelles' (The Breasts).
[Ref: 30242]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Abenteuer in der Wüste. Adventure in the Desert.
Abenteuer in der Wüste. Adventure in the Desert.
Verlag u Druck v. Seitz, Hamburg [n.d., c.1860].
Chromolithograph. Sheet 300 x 390mm (11¾ x 15¼"). Spotting, faint crease.
A fanciful scene of a lion attacking an Arab couple from rocks. The woman is trapped with her child under her fallen camel, as the man rides his horse to intercept the cat's attack.
[Ref: 60946]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Bahr Assal.
Bahr Assal.
Bernatz del. Leop. Rottman lith.
[London: F.C. Moon, 1852.]
Tinted lithograph, very scarce. Two sheets joined, as usual, total printed area 280 x 845mm, 11 x 33½. Spotting in margins.
A view of Lake Assal, a crater lake with salt water in the Great Rift Valley, Djibouti, an important source of salt for the neighbouring tribes. This is the only two-sheet view in Johann Martin Bernatz's 'Scenes in Ethiopia', lithographed by Leopold Rottman. Bernatz was the official artist to the embassy of Major William Cornwallis Harris, sent in 1841 to open up trade with the ancient kingdom of Shoa.
Pankhurst: 'This collection of coloured plates comprises the first scenes of Shawa ever produced and are of a high quality'.
[Ref: 26317]   £420.00  
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Duala. Government Wharf and Cameroon Mountain.
Duala. Government Wharf and Cameroon Mountain.
1923.
Etching, presentation copy 'To J.Tunnicliffe Esq.r from Stuart Johnston' in pencil. 275 x 230mm, 10¾ x 9".
Duala in Cameroon.
[Ref: 11895]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Irbou (Galla de Borokote)
Irbou (Galla de Borokote) Billo (Azebo Galla).
Dessine par Vignaud et Lefebvre. Grave par Himely.
Paris. Arthus Bertrand, editeur [1845-1851].
Two images from one plate, hand coloured aquatint with gum arabic. Sheet 340 x 505mm, 13½ x 19¾". Some light spotting and soiling; crease through lower right corner. Slight foxing.
Ethnographic portrait studies of two Ethiopians, their heads in profile. From the folio 'Album historique, ethnologique et archéologique', part of 'Voyage en Abyssinie exécuté pendant les années 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843' by Théophile Lefèbvre (1811 - 1860).
BL FRBNF30772566.
[Ref: 20596]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Das Thal des oberen blauen Flusses vom Gebel - Fezoghlu aus Gesehen.
Das Thal des oberen blauen Flusses vom Gebel - Fezoghlu aus Gesehen. La Vallée du Flueve Blue supérieur vue du Gébel-Feroghlou. The Valley of the Upper Blue River taken from the Gebel-Fazoghloo.
Nach. Orig. Skizz v. R. Hartmann, gez. v. Bellermann. Ficus populifolia. Lith Anst.v.W. Loeillot in Berlin.
[n.d. c.1860.]
Rare coloured lithograph. 414 x 564mm. 16¼ x 22¼". Some creasing in margins and chip to lower right corner.
From "Reise in Nordost Africa"; in which the Prussian Baron Adalbert was accompanied by the physician Robert Hartmann on an expedition centred around the blue Nile river in 1859-1860.
[Ref: 26645]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Fetiche Dance, Cape Lopez.
Fetiche Dance, Cape Lopez.
On Stone by T.M. Baynes from a Drawing by T. Boteler.
Printed by C. Hullmandel [n.d., c.1825].
Lithograph, sheet 135 x 190mm. Light spotting to right. Tear outside image upper left.
Cape Lopez is a 55 km-long peninsula on the coast of west central Africa, in the country of Gabon
[Ref: 7522]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fort Amsterdam, Ghana] Castello di Cormantin.
[Fort Amsterdam, Ghana] Castello di Cormantin. Pag. 398.
[Venice: G.B. Albrizzi, 1766.]
Engraving. 125 x 185mm (5 x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate top and left.
A view of the city with ships. From Albrizzi's 'Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo'.
[Ref: 62525]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Fort de Nassau à Mauri.
Fort de Nassau à Mauri. No.VII. T.III.
Chedel del. sc.
[n.d. c.1750.]
Engraving. Plate 209 x 305mm. 8¼ x 12". Vertical fold through centre.
A view of Fort Nassau, Ghana, which was originally used by the Dutch in the 17th century mostly as a trading station and named for the House of Orange-Nassau; it was later used for the slave trades.
[Ref: 18868]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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'T Fort Tacaray ofte Witsen.
'T Fort Tacaray ofte Witsen.
[Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1668.]
Coloured engraving. 270 x 355mm (10½ x 14"), with wide margins. Edges of margins frayed. Creased as normal.
A view of Fort Tacaray or Fort Witsen, built by the Dutch on the Gold Coast in 1656, near Takoradi in Ghana. It was abandoned by 1684. Engraved for Dapper's 'Beschrijvinge der Afrikaanse Gewesten', 1668.
[Ref: 30215]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Chateau Anglois d'Anamabo. A. Lieu de débarquement. B. Port entre les Rochers. C. Entrée du Port.
Chateau Anglois d'Anamabo. A. Lieu de débarquement. B. Port entre les Rochers. C. Entrée du Port. No.VIII. T.III.
Chedel del. sc.
[n.d. c.1746.]
Copper Engraving. Plate 209 x 311mm. 8¼ x 12¼". Vertical fold through centre.
From Prévost d'Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Fort William, Anomabu, Ghana, Africa. Originally constructed as a rudimentary building, by the Dutch, it changed hands four times from the Dutch to the Swedes, then to the Danes, back to the Dutch and finally to the British in 1674. Here, they built a small fort and called it Fort Charles, after the reigning monarch King Charles II. In 1753 the British began construction on Fort William, and later became known as Anomabu Fort, which then became the centre of British slave trading along the Gold Coast until the slave trade was outlawed in 1807.
[Ref: 18869]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Vüe du Chateau de St. Georges de Mina, tirée de Barbot et de Dapper.
Vüe du Chateau de St. Georges de Mina, tirée de Barbot et de Dapper. No.V.
Chedel del. sc.
[n.d. c.1746.]
Copper Engraving. Plate 210 x 311mm. 8¼ x 12¼". Vertical fold through centre.
From Prévost d'Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". São Jorge da Mina Castle in Elmina, Ghana, was constructed by the Portuguese. It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara. It became one of the most important stops on the route of the Atlantic Slave Trade. In 1637 the Dutch seized the fort from the Portuguese and took over all the Portuguese Gold Coast in 1642. In 1872 the Dutch Gold Coast, including the fort, became a possession of the British Empire; Britain granted the Gold Coast its independence in 1957.
[Ref: 18871]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The manner of Tendring Oaths in Guinea.
The manner of Tendring Oaths in Guinea.
Engrav'd for the Universe Display'd.
[Printed by R. Goadby. 1777.]
Engraving. 165 x 102mm. 6½ x 4". Cut and chipped in title area.
In Guinea, a woman on her knees kissing the foot of her husband to render their relationship valid.
[Ref: 24221]   £40.00   (£48.00 incl.VAT)
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[Illutrations of Guinea]
[Illutrations of Guinea]
J. Kip fecit.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving. 255 x 350mm (10 x 13¾") very large margins Original binding folds.
Illustrations of Guinea from the account of John Barbot, Agent General of the Royal Company of Africa. Top left are illustrations of wildlife, with a manatee, alligator and parakeet; top right is a plan of Grand-Popo, the entrance to the Mono River on the Bight of Benin; bottom right are tribal fetishes; and bottom left is a fantastic scene with a water spout and sea birds attacking flying fish. An illustration from 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58624]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Modo de pescare ni Notte tempo nelle Coste della Guinea.
Modo de pescare ni Notte tempo nelle Coste della Guinea. Canoe, ó Barche praticate dagli Habitante della Guinea.
[Venice, c.1691.]
Copper engraving with very large margins, printed from three plates. Total 440 x 270mm (17¼ x 10½").
Two illustrations within a separately-printed frame-like border: night fishing in Guinea and an example of Guinean canoes (including one carrying cattle). This was published in Vincenzo Coronelli's 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto'. Coronelli (1650-1718), was Official Cartographer to both Louis XIV of France and the Doge of Venice, as well as being Father General of the Franciscan order.
[Ref: 30331]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Hussein Pacha Dey d'Alger, 1831.
Hussein Pacha Dey d'Alger, 1831.
A. Maurin del.
à Paris, chez Chaillou Editeur rue St. honoré, 140. Lith. de Delaporte, rue de l'Abbaye No4.
Lithograph. Printsellers blindstamp. Sheet: 265 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼").
A portrait of Hussein Dey (1765-1838) the last of the Ottoman provincial rulers of the Regency of Algiers.
[Ref: 47055]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Ja'far, Son of the Sultan of Wadai.
Ja'far, Son of the Sultan of Wadai. drawn from life at Alexandria July 1827.
Lithograph on india, very scarce with large margins; india 230 x 180mm (9 x 7").
The son of the Sultan of Wadai, a kingdom which from 1635-1912 occupied territory in modern-day Chad and Central African Republic. His biography was published in Britain in 1830. A view probably seen by the amateur artist, Mary Anne Theresa Whitby (1784-1850) when visiting the continent in the 1820s, and reproduced by an unidentified lithographer. Whitby inherited the country seat of Newlands, Hampshire in 1819, on the death of naval officer Sir William Cornwallis, and established a private press there to print lithographs by herself and others.
Ex: Collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 35711]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Gigeri, een Koopryk Dorp in Barbarye...
Gigeri, een Koopryk Dorp in Barbarye...
Pet. Schenk.
Amst. C.P. [n.d., c.1702.]
Fine engraving, 215 x 270mm. 8½ x 10½". Waterstain to margin upper right.
A panorama of the coast at Jijel (formerly known as Djidjelli, Gigeri or Gigery) in northeastern Algeria, from the Mediterranean Sea. Three ships feature. Engraved and published in Amsterdam by Pieter Schenk (1660 - 1718/1719). Titles in Dutch, to left, and Latin. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
Hollstein, vol XV, nos.1306-1405.
[Ref: 9753]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gabon] Karamansa  Roy de Mina.  Tiree de l'histoire des Voyages.
[Gabon] Karamansa Roy de Mina. Tiree de l'histoire des Voyages.
A Paris Chez Duflos rue St. Victor. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with hand colour. 275 x 167mm.
Strong contemporary colour in gold leaf line surround. ['A.D.P.R.' (Avec Privilege Du Roi) inscribed lower right].
[Ref: 2062]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Coastal profiles of Liberia with Monrovia.] Rio Galinhas, from the N.E.
[Coastal profiles of Liberia with Monrovia.] Rio Galinhas, from the N.E. [...] Rio Corso al.s Cors the Tree A at N. 1½ League.
J. Kip Sculp.
[London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1732.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 350 x 255mm (13¾ x 10") very large margins. Original binding folds.
Coastal profiles of Liberia, including 'Cape Mesurado', modern Monrovia. Top left are two insets of the kola nut. From 'Churchill's Collection of Voyages'.
[Ref: 58619]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Menelik II]
[Menelik II] "Abyssinia"
Vanity Fair. July 29th 1897. Vincent Brooks Day & Son, Lith.
Vanity Fair, 1897.
Lithograph. 395 x 265mm (15½ x 10½"), with large margins.
A portrait of emperor Menelik II (1844-1913). Menelik was the emperor of Ethiopia from 1889 until his death. Menelik was a well respected ruler on many fronts, most notably for his coordination of the successful military campaign against the Kingdom of Italy in the first Italo-Ethiopian war, as well as his commitment to modernising the Ethiopian empire and his caring attitude towards the poor.
[Ref: 53861]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Het Koninglyk hof, en een groot deel van de verre uytgestrekte Stad Marokko, binnen in 'tland gelegen, niet verre van de berg Atlas. Marocco Boacnum Hemerum Ptolomaei, regni cognominis Metropolis, haud procul ab Atlante monte posita.
Het Koninglyk hof, en een groot deel van de verre uytgestrekte Stad Marokko, binnen in 'tland gelegen, niet verre van de berg Atlas. Marocco Boacnum Hemerum Ptolomaei, regni cognominis Metropolis, haud procul ab Atlante monte posita.
Pet Schenk Amsteld C.P. [n.d. c.1702.]
Engraving. Plate 215 x 267mm. 8½ x 10½". Large margins.
A view of the great Arabic city of Morocco in North Africa. Travellers in the dunes look through the palms trees towards the walled city, with a minaret standing as a key feature in the centre of the image; other minarets seen to the right. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
Hollstein, vol XV, nos.1306-1405.
[Ref: 21557]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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Muley Abdallah, Emperor of Morrocco, ordering the massacre of 335 of his own subjects in the presence of the English slaves, who were the crew of the Inspector Privateer, which was wrecked on the coast of Barbary.
Muley Abdallah, Emperor of Morrocco, ordering the massacre of 335 of his own subjects in the presence of the English slaves, who were the crew of the Inspector Privateer, which was wrecked on the coast of Barbary.
Engrav'd for Drakes Voyages.
[n.d. c.1760.]
Copper Engraving. Plate 203 x 260mm. 8 x 10¼". Paper repair to lower edge and lower left-hand corner.
Muley Abdallah (1729-1757), Emperor of Morocco who, following the words of God, massacred 335 of his own people. The crew of the Inspector Privateer, slaves now to the Emperor, watch the ordeal.
NMM: PAD5177.
[Ref: 18029]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Marrakesh]
[Marrakesh] Het Koninklyk Hof met een gedeelte der Stadt Marokko. The Roÿall palace with a parte od ye citÿ M[...]
[London: John Ogilby, 1670.]
Engraving with very large margins. 270 x 350mm (10½ x 13¾"). Repaired split in centre fold; strong impression.
A view of Marrakesh, with camels, a bucking horse and a water pump in the foreground. It was first published in Dapper's 'Beschrijvinge der Afrikaanse Gewesten', but this example comes from the English edition, published by John Ogilby as 'Africa: being, An Accurate Description of the Regions of Egypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, the Land of Negroes, Guinee, Aethiopia, and the Abysinnes, with All the Adjacente Islands', with the Dutch title and 11-point key duplicated into English.
[Ref: 30220]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Ali Baba of Mogador. [pencil.]
Ali Baba of Mogador. [pencil.]
Alec Fraser. [pencil].
[n.d, c.1930.]
Etching signed by the artist, 135 x 100mm (5¼ x 4"), with very large margins. Faint mountburn.
An elderly Moorish merchant of Essaouira (formerly Mogador), a UNESCO World Heritage Listed city in Morocco.
For a coloured artwork version see reference 16735.
[Ref: 62627]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Ali Baba of Mogador, Morocco. [pencil.]
Ali Baba of Mogador, Morocco. [pencil.]
Alec Fraser. [pencil].
[n.d, c.1930.]
Pencil on photographic base, ink & gouache. 145 x 110mm, 5¾ x 4¼".
An elderly Moorish merchant of Essaouira (formerly Mogador), a UNESCO World Heritage Listed city in Morocco.
See reference 62627 for a black and white etching.
[Ref: 16735]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tower of the Great Mosque, Morocco.]
[Tower of the Great Mosque, Morocco.]
G.H. 1859.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 360 x 260mm (14 x 10¼''). Paper tone and foxing.
A view of the Hassan II Mosque in Morocco with figures sitting around in the ruins.
[Ref: 49369]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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A Corner in Mazagan, Morocco. [pencil.]
A Corner in Mazagan, Morocco. [pencil.]
Alec Fraser. [pencil].
[n.d, c.1930.]
Pencil on photographic base, ink & gouache. 145 x 110mm, 4¾ x 5".
El Jadida, formerly the Portuguese fortress of Magazan.
[Ref: 16734]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Bread Sellers. [pencil.]
Bread Sellers. [pencil.]
Alec Fraser. [pencil].
[n.d, c.1930.]
Pencil on photographic base, ink & gouache. 145 x 110mm, 5¾ x 4¼".
Moorish merchants.
[Ref: 16733]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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The Small Sok, Mogador, Morocco. [pencil.]
The Small Sok, Mogador, Morocco. [pencil.]
Alec Fraser. [pencil].
[n.d, c.1930.]
Pencil on photographic base, ink & gouache. 145 x 110mm, 5¾ x 4¼".
The souq of Essaouira (formerly Mogador), a UNESCO World Heritage Listed city in Morocco.
[Ref: 16732]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Arzillie een oud en Sterk Stedeken in het Koningryk van Fez, aen de Spaensche Zee.
Arzillie een oud en Sterk Stedeken in het Koningryk van Fez, aen de Spaensche Zee. Zilia Regionis Elhabad, in Regno Fez chelkquum oppidum.
Pet. Schenk Amsteld. C.P.
[n.d. c.1702.]
Copper engraving. 215 x 270mm. 8½ x 10¾". Uncut, with large margins.
Prospect of Asilah, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, close to the Strait of Gibraltar, a pirate base. The engraver and map publisher Peter Schenk was born in 1660 in Elberfeld. He was a student of Gerard Valck. Until his death in 1718, he published numerous maps and views. His son Peter Schenk the Younger was also a noted cartographer.
[Ref: 21863]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Asilah, Morocco] Argilla, Città Marittima del Regno di Fez sulla Costa Barbaria nell'Africa.
[Asilah, Morocco] Argilla, Città Marittima del Regno di Fez sulla Costa Barbaria nell'Africa.
[Venice: G.B. Albrizzi, 1766.]
Engraving. 125 x 185mm (5 x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate top and left.
A view of the city with ships. From Albrizzi's 'Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo'.
[Ref: 62524]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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La Rache.
La Rache.
[Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1668.]
Coloured engraving. 270 x 355mm (10½ x 14"). Central crease as normal.
A view of Larache in Morocco, a Spanish possession from 1610 until 1689, when they were driven out after a three-month siege. Engraved for Dapper's 'Beschrijvinge der Afrikaanse Gewesten', 1668.
[Ref: 30217]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Salé. 16.
Salé. 16.
[by Alain Manesson Mallet.]
[Paris: Denys Thierry, 1683.]
Coloured engraving. Plate 146 x 106mm (5¾ x 4¼"), large margins.
A view of Salé, a city in north-western Morocco on the North Atlantic Ocean.
[Ref: 30696]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Tangier.
Tangier.
D.Donald.
Published 1923 by the Museum Galleries, Museum Street, London W.C. Copyright.
Etching printed in colours, signed by the artist. 190 x 275mm, 7½ x 10¾".
A market.
[Ref: 13547]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Tangier.
Tangier.
D.Donald.
Published 1923 by the Museum Galleries, Museum Street, London W.C. Copyright.
Etching printed in colours, signed by the artist. 250 x 150mm, 10 x 6".
Backstreets of Tangier, with Arab figures and a donkey.
[Ref: 13549]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Picturesque Views on the River Niger, sketched during Lander's last Visit in 1832-33
Picturesque Views on the River Niger, sketched during Lander's last Visit in 1832-33 [1] Views on the Nun Branch of the River Niger. [2] Procession to Ibu. [3] Cliffs at Attah [&] Mountains & Market Conoes near Bokweh. [4] Huts at Jogguh. [5] The Palaver. [6] The Cinfluence of the Rivers Niger and Chadda. [7] Mount Patteh from Bangadeh. [8] The King Giving Judgement at the Gate of His Palace [&] The Interior of the Chief Malem's House. [9] The Morning Call. [&] Attah. [10] Beaufort Island [...].
by Commander William Allen, R.N., F.R.G.S. of London and Paris, and Corresponding Member of the Zoological Society.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street; Hodgson & Graves, Pall Mall; and Ackerman, Strand. M.DCCC.XL.
Tinted lithographs. 10 plates and title page. Sheet size: 275 x 385mm (10¾ x 15¼") each. Disbound. Damage to title page. Ink stain on first plate. Plate 6 folded as issued. Foxing. Cut down & damage to printed wrapper on which in ink 'from Papa 1845'.
A complete set of lithographs made from sketches by Richard and John Lander along the River Niger, including a panoramic view of the meeting of the rivers Niger and Chadda. No Text.
[Ref: 37241]   £420.00   view all images for this item
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Lander's Grave, at Fernando-Po.
Lander's Grave, at Fernando-Po. From a Sketch taken by Mr. S.L. Crofton, of H.M.S. Pelosus.
G.E. Madeley, lith. 3. Wellington St. Strand.
Pub. July 1834, by Ackermann & Co. 96, Strand.
Very scarce lithograph, sheet 185 x 215mm. 7¼ x 8½". Sheet trimmed.
Two European travellers visiting the tomb of Richard Lemon Lander (1804 - 1834), who explored the course of the Niger river, West Africa. The son of a Truro innkeeper, Lander's explorations began as an assistant to the Scottish explorer Hugh Clapperton, on an expedition to Western Africa in 1825. After Clapperton's death near Sokoto, Lander proceeded southeast to Kano and then returned to the coast through the country of the Yoruba people. He returned to Western Africa in 1830, accompanied by his brother John. They landed at Badagri and followed the lower Niger River from Bussa to the sea. After exploring about 160 kilometres of the Niger River upstream, they returned to explore the Benue River and Niger Delta before travelling back to England. On a trading expedition up the Niger in 1832, Lander was wounded by tribesmen attacking his canoe, and he died soon thereafter. Probably from A Journal of the Niger Expedition...by Macgregor Laird and D. N. R. Oldfield, London, 1834, 2 vols. Laird and Oldfield are likely the two men here depicted.
Not in Abbey Travel. From: Charborough House, residence to the Erle-Drax family.
[Ref: 14920]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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