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Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1
  • Series
  • [after 1630] - 1912; no date

Maps of Africa.

This series is part of Patrick Geddes’ large collection of maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of countries and regions around the world. Much of this collection was part of Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/3
  • Item
  • 1754
  • Part of Africa

'l.e [Premier] Carte d'Afrique 1754'
'J. Gibson Sculp.'

Scale unspecified.

Gibson, John, fl. 1750-1792, geographer, engraver and draughtsman

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/5
  • Item
  • 1874 - 1875
  • Part of Africa

Four maps of various countries in Africa.
Various authors.
Various scales.

From 'Stieler's Hand-Atlas (Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1874, 1875)' [number in () after title].

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/9
  • Item
  • No date
  • Part of Africa

Three physical and economic maps of Africa.

'The Edinburgh Geographical Institute'
'John Bartholomew & Son Ltd.'

Anon.

Various scales.

From an unidentified publication [page numbers in () after title].

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/10
  • Item
  • [c. 1860]
  • Part of Africa

'Afrique'
'Dressé par A. Vuillemin'
'Gravé chez Erhard.'

Scale unspecified.

'La Terre, 1. Pl. VII' endorsed in top left margin.
'X.1' endorsed in manuscript in ink in top left corner.
Annotations in manuscript in ink in bottom margin, signed with monogram 'E.R.' [i.e. Elisée Reclus].

Vuillemin, Alexandre, b. 1812, geographer and cartographer

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/14
  • Item
  • No date
  • Part of Africa

Two maps of Africa, mounted in one window frame.

  • '[Mit]telländisches Meer und [No]rd-Afrika [...] (westliches Blatt)'
  • '[Mitt]telländisches Meer und [No]rd-Afrika [...] (östliches Blatt)'

'A. Petermann'

Scale: 1:7,500,000

Three insets: 'Die maltesischen Inseln'; 'Gibraltar'; 'Das Nil-Delta und der Isthmus von Suez'

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/2
  • Item
  • [after 1630]
  • Part of Africa

'Africae nova descriptio'
'Auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw.'

Scale unspecified.

'Blaeu c. 1660' endorsed on reverse in manuscript in pencil.
'4' endorsed on reverse in manuscript in ink.
'Africa' endorsed on reverse in manuscript in ink.

Guiljelmo Blaeu published the first edition of this map in 1630, followed by several further editions (Koeman, C., 'Atlantes Neerlandici. Bibliography of terrestrial, maritime and celestial Atlases and Pilot Books published in the Netherlands up to 1880' (Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1969-71) 1, p. 74).

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638, cartographer, atlas maker and publisher

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/16
  • Item
  • No date
  • Part of Africa

'Le Sahara'
'Gravé par L. Sonnet'
'l'Itinéraire de Touggourt a Temassinin a été tracé par M.M. Say et Coyn'
'Paris Imp. Becquet'

L[ ] Sonnet after [ ] Say and [ ] Coyn.

Scale: 1:7,925,000

Sonnet, L.

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/18
  • Item
  • No date
  • Part of Africa

'Central and South Africa by J G Bartholomew [...]'
'The Edinburgh Geographical Institute'
'John Bartholomew and Co'

Scale: 1:5,600,000

Six insets: 'England and Wales on same scale as large map'; [Cape Town]; 'Port Elizabeth'; 'Lorenzo Marquez Delagoo Bay'; 'Port Natal'; 'Mouths of the Zambesi River'.

Bartholomew, John George, 1860-1920, geographer and cartographer

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/20
  • Item
  • No date
  • Part of Africa

'Eastern central Africa showing field of The Universities Mission'
'The Edinburgh Geographical Institute'
'John Bartholomew & Co.'

Anon.

Scale: 1 1/18 inches to 100 miles

Inset: [Zanzibar and Pemba]

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/4
  • Item
  • [c. 1800]
  • Part of Africa

Map of the Continent of Africa.
Inscriptions all in German.
Anon.

Scale: 3 inches to 800 miles

Four Insets: 'Die südlichen Canarien'; Die Capländer';'Die Insel St. Helena'; 'Die Mascarenen'.

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/6
  • Item
  • [c. 1898]
  • Part of Africa

Eight maps of Africa, printed on one sheet.

  • 'Africa as known before the Muhammadan Invasion' (Plate I)
  • 'Colonizability of Africa' (Plate VII)
  • 'British Africa' (Plate VI)
  • 'French Africa' (Plate V)
  • 'Political Africa- 1898' (Plate VIII)
  • 'Portuguese Africa' (Plate III)
  • 'Muhammadan Africa' (Plate II)
  • 'Slave Trade of Africa' (Plate IV)

'Sir H.H. Johnston K.C.B. delt.'
'Bartholomew Edinburgh'

Scale: 13/16 inches to 1000 miles

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/7
  • Item
  • [1890]
  • Part of Africa

Four maps of various countries in Africa.
'Gravé par Erhard Frères'
'Imp. par Erhard Frères'
'Publié par le Librarie Hachette et Cie'

Anon.
Various scales.
From 'Atlas de Géographie Moderne' [number in () after title].

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/8
  • Item
  • [1912]
  • Part of Africa

Three maps of African countries.

'Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Co.'

Anon.

Various scales.

From 'The Citizen's Atlas' [page numbers in () after title].

Africa

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/11
  • Item
  • No date
  • Part of Africa

Africa'
'William MacKenzie, London, Edinburgh & Glasgow'

Scale: 1 1/2 inches to 1000 miles

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