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ORTELIUS, A.,  Asiae nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Asiae nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1603, Coloured.. 370x485mm. Large margins. Very fine condition.
Ortelius' fine map of Asia well represents the continent at a time when Europeans were expanding their power in the Far East. The Indian subcontinent and Malaysian peninsula are easily recognizable. Ceylon and Sumatra are correctly placed, though their shape leaves something to be desired. The Phili... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 1,750 - $ 2,000
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MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.,  Asia., antique map, old maps MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J. - Asia.
Amsterdam, 1608, Uncoloured.. 153x193mm. Paper browned. Lower and right margins cut short, as issued. Minor marginal water stain upper left, hardly noticeable.
Map of Asia with an over-sized Korea and a curious shape for Japan, from the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius' Atlas Minor.
Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a smaller-sized atlas, one that would be handier and above all, cheaper.<...
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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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Hondius, H.,  [Antique map of Asia] Asia recens summa cura delineata., antique map, old maps Hondius, H. - [Antique map of Asia] Asia recens summa cura delineata.
Amsterdam, 1631, fine later colouring. 308x410mm. In very good condition strong paper, wide margins.
[Antique map of Asia] Asia recens summa cura delineata.
Description: Hendrick Hondius (1597-1651). In assocation with Johannes Janssonius, Hendrick continued to publish the Mercator-Hondius Atlas, which was improved and enlarged, the by then obsolute Mercator maps were substituted by new ones....
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Estimates : $ 1,600 - $ 1,700
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BERTIUS/DANCKERTS.,  Carte De L'Asie Corrigée, et augmentée, dessus toutes les autres cy devant faictes par P. Bertius , antique map, old maps BERTIUS/DANCKERTS. - Carte De L'Asie Corrigée, et augmentée, dessus toutes les autres cy devant faictes par P. Bertius
Paris, 1640, Hand coloured. 380x490mm. Cleaned and stabilized, still slightly stained. Margins trimmed. Lightly toned in places, very slight, occasional spotting.
This rare map is according to Burden one of a set of the four known continents that Melchior Tavernier published in Paris, with Petrus Bertius' named on the map. Very similar to Hondius' map of Asia, but much rarer and not often seen on the market.

Tavernier was the most important map sel...
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Estimates : $ 1,200 - $ 1,500
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Sanson, N., L\' Asie., antique map, old maps Sanson, N. - L' Asie.
Amsterdam, 1683, attractive later colouring. 185x275mm. excellent.
Nicolas Sanson (1600-67), ' father of the French cartography' and founder of the Sanson firm. Atlas ' Cartes générales de toutes les parties du Monde', 1658-70 and a pocket atlas in 4 parts ( 1652-1705).Attractive map of the Asian continent.
Referen... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 170 - $ 190
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Sold for $ 140
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Alexis-Hubert Jaillot. , [Antique large map of Asia] L’Asie, Distinguée en ses Principales Parties.1687, antique map, old maps Alexis-Hubert Jaillot. - [Antique large map of Asia] L’Asie, Distinguée en ses Principales Parties.1687
Paris, 1689, original colouring, refreshed. 554x878mm. Except for unobtrusive restoration in lower centre fold in fine condition, thick paper, wide margins. An attractive copy.
Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), French cartographer. he joined the Sanson heirs. He redrew Nicolas Sanson's maps on a larger scale. 'Atlas Nouveau' (1674), sea-atlas ' Le Neptune François' (1693).
P. Mortier published also his atlases.
Jaillot's attractive large map of the Asian contine...
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Estimates : $ 1,250 - $ 1,400
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SCHERER, H.,  Totius Asiae continens cum praecipuis insulis eidem annexis, antique map, old maps SCHERER, H. - Totius Asiae continens cum praecipuis insulis eidem annexis
Munich, 1710, Uncoloured.. 230x350mm. In mint condition.
On this map Hokkaido is connected with Honshu and even bigger depicted than Honshu. In lower left cartouche a scale and a monstrance with the sign of the Society of Jesus.
Nova Zembla is depicted, but the north-eastern part of Siberia, the Chukchi peninsula and Kamchatka are missing. A portion...
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Estimates : $ 360 - $ 450
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SENEX, J.,  A New Map of Asia from the latest Observations Most Humbly Inscrib'd to the Right Honbl. George Earl of Warrington &c., antique map, old maps SENEX, J. - A New Map of Asia from the latest Observations Most Humbly Inscrib'd to the Right Honbl. George Earl of Warrington &c.
London, 1721, In original o./l. colours.. 480x561mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly browned as usual, but in untouched original condition.
Fine map of Asia, with decorative title cartouche flanked by two figures in Asian dress, along with flora and fauna of the continent., based on the work of Guillaume De L'Isle.

In lower left corner an inset of "to avoid too great a contraction of the scale ye supposed N. Coast of Asia i...
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Estimates : $ 1,600 - $ 1,900
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TIRION, I.,  Nieuwe kaart van Asia., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nieuwe kaart van Asia.
Amsterdam, 1740, In very attractive original colours.. 277x350mm. Good margins on sound paper.
Attractive and detailed map of Asia showing good detail in China, Mongolia, Tibet, Kamchatka, Japan, Kuriles, Korea, Manchuria, Formosa, Philippines, Indonesia Borneo, New Guinea, North coast of Australia, Sumatra, Tartary, Indo-China: Laos, Cambodia, Cochin China, Tonquin, India, Persia, Arabia,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 240 - $ 350
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Sold for $ 200
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CONDOR, T., Various Charts of Islands & c in the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans, antique map, old maps CONDOR, T. - Various Charts of Islands & c in the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans
London, 1782, Attractive Colors. 320x195mm. In very fine condition on hand made chain linked paper.
A fine collage of maps featuring five groups of islands including the New Northern Archipelago (Aleutian Islands), Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira and Cape Verde.
The chart is decorated on the top and bottom with marine subjects such as ships, a lighthouse, fish and shells. The chart was engrav...
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This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 75 - $ 100
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Sold for $ 60
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ARROWSMITH, J.,  Asia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, J. - Asia.
London, 1832-1834, In original o/l colours.. 492x600mm. In good condition. Paper very slightly age toned. Generally in very good condition.
Map of Asia. The map has great detail with many who rivers are named, from the Ob, the Yenisei and the Lena in the north to the Ganges or the Irrawaddy in the south and the Yangtze in the east. The southern part of Indonesia is not included. Mongolia is still part of China, etc.

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Estimates : $ 420 - $ 550
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Sold for $ 350
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ARROWSMITH, John,  Northern Asia, from the Himalaya Mountains to the Arctic Ocean., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Northern Asia, from the Himalaya Mountains to the Arctic Ocean.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 605x630mm. In good condition. Some marks, mostly confined to margins, beyond the plate mark.
A lovely looking steel engraved map of Northern Asia, taking in Mongolia, Tibet, Bhutan, Tartary, Siberia and Manchuria. Part of Japan engraved also. Many place names and physical features shown.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influential cartographers of the ni...
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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 350
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HANDTKE, F.H.,  General Karte von Asien. Entworfen und gezeichnet von F. Handtke., antique map, old maps HANDTKE, F.H. - General Karte von Asien. Entworfen und gezeichnet von F. Handtke.
Glogau, Carl Flemming, c.1910, Original colours.. 530x690mm. Colour lithographed map. Folded as issued with paper original paper wrapper. Several splits along the foldings.
In upper left corner "Carl Flemmings Generalkarten No. / Nr. 37" in a 17th edition. Prepared by Friedrich Handtke (1815-1879). Scale 1: 18.886.000, with a key in lower right corner to the Germa, French, Dutch, Russian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish posessions in the region.
The map is of in...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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China
ORTELIUS, A., Chinae Olim Sinarum Regionis Nova Descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae Olim Sinarum Regionis Nova Descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1608, Original colors . 370x470mm. Excellent. Wide margins. Sheet size is 57cm x 47cm. No repairs. Original hand colouring. Minor split to lower centrefold. Minor browning around edges.
The first map of China to appear in a western atlas. Italian text on verso. This map provides a fascinating view of the mysterious orient from a Renaissance perspective. Ortelius based the map on the work of Jorge de Barbuda, a Portuguese Jesuit also known as Ludovicus Georgius, whose manuscript ma... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 6,000 - $ 7,000
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SEMEDO, A. , The History of That Great and Renowned Monarchy of China., antique map, old maps SEMEDO, A. - The History of That Great and Renowned Monarchy of China.
London, 1655, Uncoloured.. 290x360mm. Folio, rebacked in quarter calf, light brown cloth boards, red morocco label, gilt lettering. Front pastedown bearing bookplate of Austin Seckersen. Frontispiece of the author Semedo has been laid down. Title page wrinkled and bearing old ink manuscripting. Intermittent damp staining, paper re-instatement on several pages at front and back of book along edges and corners. Prelims and end-pages spotted, area of loss on larger map (China woman), otherwise a clean and bright copy. Includes the Conquest of The Great and Most Renowned Empire of China by Martino Martini.
Important account of China written by the Portuguese Jesuit Alvarez de Semedo (1586-1658), who was stationed in China from 1613 to 1637. On his return to Europe, Semedo wrote his Account of the Propaganda of the Faith in the Kingdom of China and Neighbouring Areas in Portuguese. The work was transla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 600 - $ 720
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Sold for $ 1,600
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Mallet, A.M., Ancienne Region des Sines., antique map, old maps Mallet, A.M. - Ancienne Region des Sines.
Paris, 1686, coloured. 140x100mm. very good
Alain Manneson Mallet (1603-1706) published in 1683 his ' Description de l' Univers' in 5 volumes. In 1686 a German edition appeared.
A map from Alain Manesson Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers' (German edition), depicting China....
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 100
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Sold for $ 75
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HAFFNER, M. , Imperium Sinarum., antique map, old maps HAFFNER, M. - Imperium Sinarum.
Augsburg, 1688, Uncoloured.. 330x394mm. In very good condition. Upper margin slightly cropped. Blank verso.
Extremely rare map of China from Das mächtige Kayser-Reich Sina by Johann Christoph Wagner and published by Jakob Koppmayer. The book is a "rambling compilation" from the available travel literature on China and the Asian steppe lands, according to Donald Lach. The map was prepared by the celebrated... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 3,200 - $ 3,500
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Sold for $ 2,800
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VAN DER AA, P., La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations..., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations...
Leiden, 1713, Uncoloured.. 223x298mm. Lacking upper margin, as usual. Otherwise, fine.
Van der Aa apparently based this uncommon map of China and Korea on De L'Isle's important map of the region, Carte des Indes et de la Chine, issued in 1705. The map appeared in Van der Aa's Nouvelle Theatre Du Monde, which presented some maps, including this one, surrounded by an elaborately engrave... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 420 - $ 500
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Seutter, M., [Antique map of China] Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium, antique map, old maps Seutter, M. - [Antique map of China] Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium
Nuernberg, ca 1730, bold original colouring. 480x575mm. In excellent condition, on heavy paper.
[Antique map of China] Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium, by George Mattheus Seuther (1678-1757), who was a cartographer and publisher of Vienna and Augsburg, and founder of the Seuter firm, active till 1760.
Atlas Geogr.,1725, Atlas Novus, 1728, 1730, 1736.
A highly decorative and strongly...
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Estimates : $ 1,200 - $ 1,300
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Sold for $ 1,550
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TIRION,I., Nouvelle Carte de l'Empire de la Chine et les Païs circomvoisins., antique map, old maps TIRION,I. - Nouvelle Carte de l'Empire de la Chine et les Païs circomvoisins.
Amsterdam, c. 1745, fine original colouring. 252x328mm. Excellent quality.
A map of China by Izaak Tirion, also showing Korea and Japan.

Isaak Tirion (d. 1769) Amsterdam publisher. His "Nieuwe en beknopte handatlas" saw 6 editions between before 1740 and after 1784. Also "Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren", a series of descriptions of countries and their inh...
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Estimates : $ 375 - $ 400
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TIRION, I.,  Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen.
Amsterdam, 1750, In attractive original colours.. 250x325mm. In mint condition. Wide margins.
Finely engraved map of China and Korea, with titles in both French and Dutch.
The map extends west to the Gobi Desert and Tibet and shows Macao and Canton, among other cities.

Tirion published a number of important books, many of which are still in demand for their interesting conten...
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Estimates : $ 450 - $ 500
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KITCHIN, Th.,  China as surveyed by the Jesuit Misionaries between the years 1708 & 1717 with Korea & the adjoining parts of Tartary., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Th. - China as surveyed by the Jesuit Misionaries between the years 1708 & 1717 with Korea & the adjoining parts of Tartary.
London, c. 1760, Coloured.. 280x320mm. Dark impression and good margins. Repair of a marginal tear in lower marging left of the center fold, hardly notable.
The map is of interest for the use of Eastern Sea or Sea of China, the sea south of Korea. In the sea along the coast line of Korea : "Kau-Li-Qua or King:m of Korea".

With decorative title cartouche, Taiwan is included. In the sea east...
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Estimates : $ 480 - $ 550
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BONNE,R., Empire de Chine, Royaume de Corée et Isles du Japon., antique map, old maps BONNE,R. - Empire de Chine, Royaume de Corée et Isles du Japon.
Paris, 1772, later colouring. 255x340mm. Very good condition.
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795), French cartographer. His maps are found in a.o. Atlas Moderne (1762), Raynal's Histoire Philos. du Commerce des Indes (1774) and Atlas Encyclopédique (1787-1788).Rigobert Bonne's map of China, Korea and Japan.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 130
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JEFFREYS, T. and PHINN, T. , China., antique map, old maps JEFFREYS, T. and PHINN, T. - China.
Edinburgh, 1778, Original colouring.. 180x228mm. Traces of folds and light creasing.
Prepared by Thomas Jefferys and Thomas Phinn for Salmon's New Universal Geographical Grammar.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 78 - $ 100
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D' ANVILLE, J.B.,  Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux.., antique map, old maps D' ANVILLE, J.B. - Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux..
Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, Clousier [- Moutard], 1785, Uncoloured.. 587x505mm. Printed on heavy paper. Dark impression. Very fine condition. Folded as issued.
Large map showing the traditional limits of China, including Hainan and Formosa in the South, and Quantong and parts of the Gobi Desert in the North.
As the title notes, the map draws from surveys undertaken in the period 1708-1716 by Jesuit missionaries on the instructions of the Emperor Kangx...
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Estimates : $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
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D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . ., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . .
Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, Clousier [- Moutard], 1785, Uncoloured.. 470x691mm. Good and dark impression. Folded as issued. On thick paper.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. Very detailed map of China, Tibet and Korea. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published in The ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 3,000 - $ 3,750
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Sold for $ 3,600
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D' ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII, antique map, old maps D' ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII
Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, Clousier [- Moutard], 1785, Uncoloured.. 515x805mm. A very good and dark impression. Folded as issued. Printed on thick paper.
Very detailed map of Northern China, Japan and Korea. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer.
d'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kangxi, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. Jean-Baptiste Regis (1664...
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Estimates : $ 3,500 - $ 4,000
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SANTINI, F., Empire de la Chine, Rme. de Coree et Isles du Japon., antique map, old maps SANTINI, F. - Empire de la Chine, Rme. de Coree et Isles du Japon.
Venice, 1792, In original outline colours.. 225x340mm. Fine condition.
Rare Italian issue of Rigobert Bonne's map of China, Korea, and Japan, by Pere Francesco Santini.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 300 - $ 360
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DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.,  L'Empire de la Chine, avec les Isles du Japon, et la Corée., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE,L'Abbé. - L'Empire de la Chine, avec les Isles du Japon, et la Corée.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, Uncoloured.. 175x224mm. Two vertical folds as issued. In good condition.
Map of south eastern China, including Taiwan, Korea and Japan. From Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde .. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux agens de change, aux littérateurs, etc..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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KELLY, Thomas.,  China., antique map, old maps KELLY, Thomas. - China.
London, ca. 1817, Uncoloured.. 210x264mm. Slight loss to margin at lower left corner, light toning, else in good condition.
From the atlas the 'Universal Geography' by Thos. Kelly, and engraved by Finlay. This copper plate maps shows the mainland of China, together with the islands of Formosa or Taiwan.
A simple, uncomplicated map, showing good topographical detail. Small title cartouche....
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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ARROWSMITH, J.,  China., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, J. - China.
London, 1838, In original o/l colours.. 492x608mm. In fine condition. Paper very slightly age toned. Printed on heavy paper.
Map of China, Taiwan and Korea. This map by the nephew of Aaron Arrowsmith first appeared in 1832 and was reissued several times. The present issue appeared in Arrowsmith's "London Atlas of Universal Geography" (1834).

John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) was from a family of London based cartogra...
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Estimates : $ 450 - $ 550
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KLAPROTH, J., Carte de la Chine., antique map, old maps KLAPROTH, J. - Carte de la Chine.
Paris, 1842, Uncoloured.. 711x610mm. Slight chipping and minor loss along the neatline on the left side, wrinkling in the lower left corner, otherwise a fine, dark impression
Rare, incredibly detailed map of China prepared by the renowned German historian, linguist, orientalist, and explorer Julius Klaproth. Originally intended to accompany Klaproth’s Description de la Chine, the work was left incomplete at his death in 1835 and the map was subsequently inserted at the b... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 420 - $ 500
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MEYER, Joseph.,  China-Propria oder das eigentliche China., antique map, old maps MEYER, Joseph. - China-Propria oder das eigentliche China.
Hildburghausen / Philadelphia, 1849, In original o/l colours.. 312x262mm. Lightly age toned, else in good condition.
Map number 48 from Meyer's 'Zeitung's Atlas', a popular German 'pocket atlas', published during the mid nineteenth century. This map of China shows the mainland, and the islands of Formosa and Taiwan. This map is well engraved, with excellent topographical detail, but has minimal decoration.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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TALLIS, J.,  China and Birmah., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - China and Birmah.
London & New York: John Tallis & co, c.1851, In original o/l colours.. 340x250mm. Very good condition. Still in it's original condition with original out line colouring.
A highly decorative and detailed map of China and Burma which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin (vignettes by A. H. Wray & J. B. Allen).
Showing British Factories in Canton, a birds-eye view of Hong Kong, Chinese Soldiers, and two other decorative vignettes. Taken from "The illustrated atlas ...
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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 275
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Sold for $ 200
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TALLIS, J. , China and Birmah., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - China and Birmah.
London & New York, c. 1851, In original o/l colour.. 250x330mm. Fine condition.
A highly decorative and detailed map of China and Burma drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin.
Drawn by A.H. Wray and J.B. Allen, the map's vignettes include British factories in Canton, a Chinese junk and Western ships in Hong Kong waters, Chinese soldiers, and others. The map appeared in The Illust...
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Estimates : $ 180 - $ 225
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NAGAKUBO / NINOMIYA., Historical atlas of China throughout the successive dynasties Or Sina rekidai enkaku zu., antique map, old maps NAGAKUBO / NINOMIYA. - Historical atlas of China throughout the successive dynasties Or Sina rekidai enkaku zu.
Osaka,1857, Woodblock. 370x240mm. With 13 double page maps each 37cm x 50cm. Some worming on some pages, bright coloring, cover slightly worn, overall in good+/very good condition.
A beautiful woodblock atlas of China. Maps were originally made by the great Japanese cartographer, Nagakubo Sekisui, with this edition published by Ninomiya. There are 13 maps in the atlas, 12 of which show the geographic extent of various Chinese Dynasties. Maps include the Ming Dynasty, Tang Dy... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 4,500 - $ 5,500
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KRYLOV, A. , Historic Map of Soviet Chinese Regions., antique map, old maps KRYLOV, A. - Historic Map of Soviet Chinese Regions.
Soviet Union, 1933, Original printed colours.. 260x380mm. Nice and bright, with minor splitting and browning along the edges of a few maps
Rare and unusual set of six Russian maps depicting the Chinese Soviet Republic (CSR), which was established in November 1931 by the future Chairman of the People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong, General Zhu De, and others through a series of peasant revolts. The CSR comprised a number of discontiguo... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 78 - $ 95
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China cities
DE BRY, Th.,  Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam. As can be seen here, the Chinese worship their idol, which takes the form of a devil. They lay offerings of fruit on an altar before the idol. Then they bow right down on the ground, remaining there until they think the idol has had enough of the fruit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 80 - $ 90
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NIEUHOFF, J., Xantsui., antique map, old maps NIEUHOFF, J. - Xantsui.
Leiden, 1665, Coloured.. 205x325mm. In good condition with the print folding when published, now flattened
Beautiful city view in China by John Nieuhoff, an explorer and Dutch diplomat. Published by Pieter van der Aa in his "L'AMBASSADE DE LA COMPAGNIE ORIENTALE" in Leiden in 1665.
These beautiful prints brought important knowledge of the Qing Dynasty , China to Europe.

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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 125
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NIEUHOFF, J., Single, China., antique map, old maps NIEUHOFF, J. - Single, China.
Leiden, 1665, Coloured.. 205x325mm. In very good condition originally folding but now flattened.
Beautiful city view in China by John Nieuhoff, an explorer and Dutch diplomat. Original copper engraving was published by Pieter van der Aa in his "L'AMBASSADE DE LA COMPAGNIE ORIENTALE" in Leiden in 1665.
These beautiful prints brought important knowledge of the Qing Dynasty, China to Europe. <...
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 120
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Sold for $ 38
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JOLLAIN, F.,  La Reine de la chine., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, F. - La Reine de la chine.
Paris, ca. 1685, Uncoloured.. 275x195mm. Good and dark impression.
Very rare and decorative costume plate. In the background : Palais Royal Peking. Beneath the plate a descriptive text about the Queen of China.
Bears the address : Se vend a Paris chez F. Jollain l aine Rue St Jacques a la Ville de Cologne avec Pr. du R.
Jollain (François) l Aine, son of Gerar...
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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 500
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DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Palais de Lamthau à la Chine., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Palais de Lamthau à la Chine.
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 145x200mm. Good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
View of a Mandarin's Palace at Lantau Island, showing the palace wall, 3 gates and guards in the inner palace where the Mandarin meets with the officers.. Tome 3 Page 392 in upper right corner.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. T...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 375x426mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 5cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression.
In top a view of a bridge in Xensi Province bordered by eleven examples of Chinese dress from different provinces. Showing various people in their typical dress including physicians, religious figures, royalty, soldiers, farmers and commoners from Hunan, Sichuan, Shanxi, Huqueng, Chekiang, Tartary, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais..
Amsterdam, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 375x430mm. A good and dark impression. Very good condition.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.
Divided in 3 panels, showing examples of costumes of Chinese ladies and those of the king of China.

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754)....
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Estimates : $ 180 - $ 250
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DU HALDE, Jean-Baptist.,  Mandarins, or place-men from du Halde/ Females from du Halde., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, Jean-Baptist. - Mandarins, or place-men from du Halde/ Females from du Halde.
London, ca. 1738, Uncoloured.. 380x240mm. In good condition, with slight offsetting only. Good impression.
Two copperplate engravings on one plate from Duhalde's 'A description of the Empire of China and Chinese Tartary, together with the Kingdoms of Korea & Tibet.
The first shows a Mandarin Tartar, and China Mandarin dressed for war, together with Mandarins of government in their summer and winter...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 80
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BEAUVAIS,  1. Seigneure Delassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama. (Tibet)., antique map, old maps BEAUVAIS - 1. Seigneure Delassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama. (Tibet).
Paris, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 115x67mm. Very good condition. Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins.
Fanciful European depiction of people from Tibet and Lhassa. A somewhat larger image appeared in "Abbe A.F. Prévost, Histoire Generale des Voyages".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 10 - $ 25
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MALPIERE.,  Garde Imperiale. Cavalier et Fantassin., antique map, old maps MALPIERE. - Garde Imperiale. Cavalier et Fantassin.
Paris, ca. 1825, Coloured.. 360x276mm. Plate is lightly and evenly age toned, but in good condition. Paper crease to top right corner.
A decorative, coloured lithograph of a Guard in the Chinese Imperial Army, and that of a Cavalier. From the work by Malpiere titled: " La Chine, Moeurs, Usages, Arts et Métiers, Peines Civiles et Militaires, Cérémonies Religieuses, Monuments et Paysages".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 30 - $ 50
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FERRARIO, G.,  [ XL. Sepolcro di un Grande]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ XL. Sepolcro di un Grande].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 150x217mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting the tomb engraved by L. Rolsi. Plate N°40.

From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et...
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Estimates : $ 30 - $ 40
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US Army Map Service., Plan of Shanghai - Sheet 1, antique map, old maps US Army Map Service. - Plan of Shanghai - Sheet 1
Washington, 1945, Colour printed. 708x1065mm. Excellent, mint condition.
An exceptionally fine and very detailed map of Shanghai, drawn up by the US Army in 1945 by the Geographical Section of the General Staff, War Office.
Originally made in 1935, based on drawings of the 1933 Shanghai Municipal Council, the map was updated in 1944 with a grid pattern and then publ...
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Estimates : $ 950 - $ 1,200
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Sold for $ 1,150
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DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Embouchure de la rivière de Chincheo à la Chine., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Embouchure de la rivière de Chincheo à la Chine.
Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 155x195mm. Very good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
This map is a view of Quanzhou Bay. Quanzhou was established in 718 during the Tang Dynasty (618–907). In those days, Guangzhou was China's greatest seaport, but this status would be surpassed later by Quanzhou.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 16...
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Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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