Maps, Artifacts, Prints

Map

Plan of the Territories formerly known as Kaffraria Proper lying between the following boundaries,The Quatlamba Range on the North, the Sea Coast on the East, Natal on the North East and the Kei and the Indwe on (the) South West. –

$1,076.09

An exceptionally rare map showing British Kaffraria Proper (as opposed to British Kaffraria – the districts of King Williams Town and East London annexed to the Cape Colony in 1865). All the remaining Xhosa territory beyond the Kei River, south of the Drakensberg and as far as the Natal frontier remained independent for longer and…

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Hydro Philacium Africae. – Kircher, Athanasius

$188.32

Precipuum, in Montibus Lunae (Map of southern Africa showing sources of the Nile in a cavern beneath the Mountains of the Moon) According to Kircher, the waters inside the Mountains of the Moon fed the Nile, but were part of a larger system of flowing waters hidden underground. This was based on an account of…

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Countie of Leinster – The Oldest Map of Dublin – Speed, John

$504.42

With inset of Dublin. So far as can be discovered, the mapping of Irish Towns began in the 16th Century with King Henry VIII’s attempt to fill the power vacuum left by the Gaelic resurgence of the later middle ages. Dublin appeared to have been almost ignored by topographers throughout the early phase of the…

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Farm Scene with Ox-Wagon – Watercolour – Boonzaier, Gregoire

$1,076.09

Watercolour on paper. Framed behind glass. Signed and dated to the lower left. Date Published: 1956 First Edition: Yes Condition: Very good. Dimensions: Image size 525mm x 350mm

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Art Curial Exhibition Poster – Hockney, David

$174.87

Offset lithographic poster printed in colours on wove paper. Publisher: Mourlot Date Published: Circa 1973 Publication Place: Paris First Edition: Yes Condition: Very good Dimensions: 500mm x 720mm

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Basse Aethopie qui Comprend les Royaume de Congo, Coste, et Pays des Cafres, Empires du Monomotapa et Monoemugi. – Sanson, Nicolas

$672.56

(South African comprising the kingdom of Congo, Cost of Kaffraria, empires of Monomotapa and Monoemugi) This map is based on very little information: eg. the desert-like coast of South West Africa is presented as a land rich in rivers. The fictitious states are given fictitious boundaries and the interior is marked with large cities such…

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