Antique Maps of Bosnia Hercegovina
A selection of our historical maps of Bosnia-Hercegovina. Please contact us if you are looking for a particular town or city on these maps or a special map for your collection.
"Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae parte"
Hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Mercator.
Published in the atlas by Henricus Hondius, Janssonius
Map shows Mediterranian coast line from the island of Rab (Arbe) to the island of Brac (Brazza). In the north the run of the river Drau from Ptuj (Pettau) in Slowenia towhee it joins the Danube at Belgrade. So this map comprises parts of Slowenia, Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia
Tiny repaired tear on lower
margin edge. a few hardly visible. creases.
Wide margins. Very pleasant hand-coloring, Good condition.
46 x 37 cm (ca. 18 x 14.5")
ăLa Croazia, Bosnia, E Servia Di nuova Projezione"
Shows the Dalmatian coast from Istria to Dubrovnic, then away from the coast to Dmitrovgrad (Zaribrod) in Serbia
Copper etching by Antonio Zatta. Original hand coloring
Venise (Venezia, Venedig). Dated 1781
Condition: Very good. Wide margins
31 x 40,5 cm (ca. 12,.2 x 16")
Order Nr. CROATIA238310
"Bosnien und Montenegro" Anonymous lithograph. Printed in color. From a German atlas. Leipzig, 1892
Map shows Croatian's Dalmatian coast line, Herzegowina, Bosnia, Montenegro parts of Serbia, parts of Kosovo shortly before the turn to the 20th century. The place names in Dalmatia are still Italian. Drawn-in borderlines do not correspond with today's borders in all cases.
Pleasant light age toning. Vertical centerfold.Very good condition.
21 x 26.5 cm (8.3 x 10.4")
Order Nr. BOSNIA04041
"Turquie d Europe" Steel engraving by Th. Duvotenay, 1840.
Map shows Bosnia, Walachia, Albania, Transyvania (Romania) and Bulgaria as it was then part of turkey. Part of Turkey is shown in lower right corner. In the upper left is an inset showing the island of Creta.
Clean map.Right margin narrow. Lower margin line missing. Vertical folds to fit book size.
17.5 x 22.8 cm ( 6.8 ")
Order Nr. ASIAMINOR18483
" Die Europaeische Tuerkei" Steel engraving after H. Habenicht for Stieler dated 1870. Original outline coloring.
In the north is a part of Slovenia and Romania (Siebenburgen). In the upper right corner is Moldavia. Further south is Bosnia, Serbia and southern Romania. In the central part is Montenegro colored pink on the left and Bulgaria on the right. Part of the black Sea is n the right edge of the map. In the lower center is Macedonia. On the lower left are two insets. The upper one shows the Maramara Sea, Bosporus and a bit of the Black Sea. The lower inset is a very detailed plan of the Bosporus.
Map has a small repair on centerfold in lower margin.
33.5 x 43 cm ( 13.1 x 16.9 ")
Order Nr. BULGARIAMAP235800
No title. Retia, Vindelicia, Noricum, Istria, Pannonia Superior, Pannonia Inferior, Illyriseu, Lyburnia, Dalmatia.
Wood cut by Martin Waldseemueller after Claudio Ptolemy. : From ăClaudio Ptolemei...Geographiae opus novissima...MDXIII". Strasbourg, 1513. Very nice recent hand coloring.
This very early map in trapeze form shows the ancient regions named above. It reaches from Bregenz in Western Austria to the Macedonian border. Showing Svebia, Bavaria, Austria, Slowakia, Slowenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegowina, Hungary and parts of Romania south to the Macedonian and Albanian border.
Map has pleasant light age toninhg. Uper and lower margins have been added. Some traces of age and use of minor importance.
Trapeze: 33.3 x 43.5 to 50.5 cm (13.1 x 17.1 to 19.9"). Page size 37 x 58.8 cm (14.6 x 23.1")
Order Nr. BALKAN 1044
"Schlavoniae, Croatiae, Carniae, Istriae, Bosniae, Finitimarumque Regionum Nova Descriptio Auctore Augustino Hirsvogelio"Copper engraving by August Hirschvogel for Abraham Ortelius ca 1600. Original hand coloring.
Flowing horizontally through the center of the map is the Sava River. IN the upper right is a small part of the Danube River at the confluence with the Drava River.In the upper left is part of Carinthia in Austria. Villach is on the left edge of the map. The map reaches as far south as Nin and Zadar on the Adriatic coast. On half of the backside is a bit of information (in Italian) about the map.
Map has vertical centerfold with some creasing along fold line.A few small, scattered spots in margins.
33.5 x 45 cm (13.1 x 17.7 ")
Order Nr. SOLVENIA2417
"Map of the Herzegovina Bosnia, Servia and Montenegro". Wood engraving by E.G. Ravenstein from "The Illustrated London News" dated 1876.
Sarajevo is in the center of this very detailed map. In the upper right is part of the course of the Danube River with Belgrad. In the lower left is an inset showing parts of the regions of Rudine, Montenegro and Gatzko.
Map has a few very light spots in lower area. Reverse side is printed with text including an article titled "The War in Herzegovina".
22.5 x 32.5 cm ( 8.8 x 12.7 ")
Order Nr. BOSNIAHERCEGOVINA0403
"Tavola Nvova de Schiavonia"
Copper etching from: "Geographia" by Claudio
Ptolemy. Originally edited and published by Willibald
This very early maps shows Slovenia with
Lubjana in the upper left corner and continues to Belgrade
in the upper right corner. The many islands
Map has light browning along centerfold.
Small worhole repair on centerfold. Upper right margin area
has some brown spots. Light offsetting. Overall
17.5 x 24.2 cm ( 6.8 x 9.5 ")
Order Nr. SLOVENIA2411
"Karte von Dalmatien". Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" by Otto spamer, 1874.
Map shows the coastal area of Dalmatia with Bosnia Hercegovina to the east. In the upper right corner is a tiny bit of the danube river. The coast reaches as far north as Fiume and as far south as Cattaro and Budne.
Map has narrow margins and print on backside.
10.8 x 10.8 cm ( 4.2 x 4.2 ")
Order Nr. BOSNIA0401
"Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae Parte ". Copper engraving by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) in original coloring. Duiburg, ca. 1600.
The western part of the Balkan is the area of focus on this map. In the lower left corner is the upper part of The Adriatic Sea with its many islands. The rivers Drau and Sava flow from west to east into the Danube river. To the far right is the city of Belgrade. Verso: Text in Spanish.
General browning, centerfold in lower margin is repaired, the edges on the wide margins are faulty, a small piece from the upper margin is missing. A crease goes from the lower right margin into the image. Condition: Good.
35.5 x 46 cm ( 14 x 18.1 ")
Order Nr. SLOVENIA1081
Chateau-Fort En Bosnie
Wood engraving ca 1885. Backside is printed.
23.5 x 16.5 cm ( 9.2 x 6.5 ")
Order Nr. BOSNIA0402
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