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ALBRIZZI, G.B.,  Nuova carta dell Asia . . ., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G.B. - Nuova carta dell Asia . . .
Venice, 1740, Coloured.. 275x340mm. 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)
Estimate
($ 450 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ALLARDT, H.,  Asiae Nova Apud Hudo Allardt. / Nova et exacta Asiae geograpicha descriptio., antique map, old maps ALLARDT, H. - Asiae Nova Apud Hudo Allardt. / Nova et exacta Asiae geograpicha descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1660-1665, In original colours.. 450x560mm. Strong impression, wide margins, some general browning, foxing in margins and on verso. Reinforced centerfold and margins. Missing parts of border redrawn.
Rare map of Asia, with relief shown pictorially. Shows Great wall of China and the mythical island of Yedso north of Japan. Title at head of map: Nova et exacta Asiae geograpicha descriptio. Title cartouche in lower left hand corner with to Arab men with bowls.
The north coast of Australia in l...
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Estimate
($ 1,000 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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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Estimate
($ 240 - 350)

Bid received
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BUFFON, G., Carte des déclinaisons et inclinaisons de l'aiguille aimantée...1775., antique map, old maps BUFFON, G. - Carte des déclinaisons et inclinaisons de l'aiguille aimantée...1775.
Paris, c1775, Coloured.. 188x215mm. Very good and attractive example. Some faint toning. Folds from when it was folded into a book.
Unusual smaller size edition of this sea-chart of the Indian Ocean illustrating the magnetic variations. With large parts of Africa, Arabia, and South East Asia.

Rare variant (Tardieu/Poirson) of this important map!...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BUNTING, H., Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi. , antique map, old maps BUNTING, H. - Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.
Magdeburg, ca. 1580, Coloured.. 250x350mm. Professionally repaired, parts of thin paper (which is rather normal in the maps of Bunting's Itinerarium, made of very thin paper) reinforced. Several, mostly marginal imperfections, else good. Parts in lower text missing and reinforced.
An exceptionally decorative woodcut of Asia in the form of a 'Pegasus'. In the oceans there are several sea monsters. Many major cities are indicated and named. Professionally repaired, especially thin areas reinforced. German text on verso.
Bünting's "Itinerarium Sacrae Scriptura" was mostly a...
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Estimate
($ 1,325 - 1,600)

Bid received
$ 1,050
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE., Carte Réduite du Golfe de Bengale, depuis L'isle de Ceyland jusqu'au Golfe de Siam avec la partie Septentrionale du Détroit de Malac., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte Réduite du Golfe de Bengale, depuis L'isle de Ceyland jusqu'au Golfe de Siam avec la partie Septentrionale du Détroit de Malac.
Paris, 1775, Colored. 485x680mm. A very good impression, printed on heavy paper. Toning and a few small spots to the central fold. Wide margins with faint staining and soiling. A short repaired tear outside of printed area.
Decorative colouring!
A detailed chart of the ocean and coastal areas of the Gulf of Bengal, from the Island of Ceylon to the Gulf of Siam, and part of the straits of Malacca. Includes the coasts of modern-day Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Andaman Islands, and part of India. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 400)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE WIT, F.,  Accuratissima totius Asiae tabula.., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Accuratissima totius Asiae tabula..
Amsterdam, 1680, In attractive original colours.. 485x567mm. In very good condition. Very fine strong colours and town spots and compass rose heightened with gold dots.
The map includes a detailed depiction of South East Asia and the Far East. The northern tip of Australia (Hollandia Nova) is shown as are the important discoveries made to the North of Japan by the Dutch navigator Maarten de Vries in 1643. The map is embellished with a large and decorative title car... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DELISLE, G., L’ASIE Dressée sur les Observations de l’Académie Royale des Sciences et quelques autres, et sur les mémoires les plus recens. . . , antique map, old maps DELISLE, G. - L’ASIE Dressée sur les Observations de l’Académie Royale des Sciences et quelques autres, et sur les mémoires les plus recens. . .
Paris, 1700., Original hand colouring. 460x590mm. In very good condition, strong print and paper with original watermarks. Wide margins. Contemporary colouring!
This is important and rare map of Asia, issued by Guillaume Delisle and with 3 nice decorative cartouches, engraved by N. Guerard. It includes the East Indies and the tip of New Guinea. Japan is connected to the mainland by a country identified as Terra Yeco (Hokkaido).
At the northwest is the...
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Estimate
($ 950 - 1,150)

Starting bid
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GAVIN, H. , Asia., antique map, old maps GAVIN, H. - Asia.
Edinburgh, c. 1765, Uncoloured.. 220x175mm. Age toned with a few lighter spots. Remnants of tape along the edge on the verso from previous framing.
Uncommon map prepared by Gavin, based on a map published earlier by Jeffreys. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
HOMANN, J., Charte von Asien., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J. - Charte von Asien.
Nuremberg, 1793, Original hand colouring. 500x595mm. In good condition, with wide margins and a few slightly brownish areas. Heavy handmade paper with original map maker's watermark.
A very decorative map of the whole of Asia, from Anatolia, the Middle East and Arabia over India and China to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia.
With a delicately engraved title cartouche displaying oriental vases and an umbrella. Map dated 1793....
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Estimate
($ 425 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 275
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HOMANN, J. B., Asiae Recentissima Delineatio Qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis unacum Orientalibus Indiis. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J. B. - Asiae Recentissima Delineatio Qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis unacum Orientalibus Indiis. . .
Nuremberg, 1720, Original hand colouring. 495x590mm. In good condition, with heavy paper with original map maker's watermark. Slight staining.
Homann’s first map of Asia, extending from the Mediterranean to the Pacific and including parts of Nova Hollandia, Carpentaria, Nova Britannia and the Marianas. Hokkaido is identified as Terra Yedso and the fictional Compagnie Land, to the northeast of Japan.
Dampier’s passage shown stretching...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 725)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LEVASSEUR, V., Carte de l'Asie., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Carte de l'Asie.
Paris, A. Combette, 1852, In original o/l colours.. 290x435mm. Very good condition. Steel engraved map in original out-line colours, the outer decoration is uncoloured, as issued.
Map of Asia framed by vignettes depicting costumes of the various peoples of Asia, Adam and Eve, and several exotic animals. Interesting population chart at right totaling only 638,550,000 for the entire continent.
Lovely map from one of the last decorative atlases of the nineteenth century. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.,  Asia., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E. - Asia.
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 197x255mm. Good and dark impression. In good condition. French text on verso.
Asia map from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere.
The Cloppenburg edition was continued for a couple of years but seems to have been suppressed after 1636 ... (Koeman Atlantes Neerla...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 600)

Bid received
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR,G. / HONDIUS, J., Insulae Indiae Orientalis praecipuae, in quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt. . ., antique map, old maps MERCATOR,G. / HONDIUS, J. - Insulae Indiae Orientalis praecipuae, in quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt. . .
Amsterdam, 1619, Coloured.. 345x475mm. In very fine condition. Wide margins.
A beautiful new map of Southeast Asia created by the Dutch mapmaker Jodocus Hondius for an enlarged issue of the Mercator Atlas of 1619.
It focusing on the islands. Geographically, Hondius largely followed the Bartolomeu Lasso pattern. Hondius however, adds a bit from his own notebook.
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Estimate
($ 2,750 - 3,000)

Starting bid
$ 2,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MOLL Herman. , Asia According to ye Newest Observations. , antique map, old maps MOLL Herman. - Asia According to ye Newest Observations.
London, 1711, Hand colouring. 175x250mm. In very good condition with an old tape fixing on the verso.
An attractive map of Asia covering the region from Asia Minor in the west to New Guinea in the east. It includes South East Asia and New Guinea. The map shows the sea between Korea and Japan as the Sea of Corea.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MÜNSTER, Sebastian., Asia wie es Jetziger Zeit nach den Furnemesten Herrschafften Abgetheilet und Beschriben ist., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, Sebastian. - Asia wie es Jetziger Zeit nach den Furnemesten Herrschafften Abgetheilet und Beschriben ist.
Basle, 1588, Uncoloured. 320x365mm. In good condition! Foxing. Middle fold as issued. German text on verso. Paper with original watermark.
Munster’s decorative final map of Asia, from a German edition of Munster’s 'Cosmographia', one of the most influential geographical works of the 16th Century.
This is what is generally considered the second Munster map of Asia, published by Henrich Petri in 1588. Following the model establish...
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Estimate
($ 850 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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Estimate
($ 1,600 - 1,900)

Starting bid
$ 1,200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
China
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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Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J., Carte de la Baye d'Hocsieu et des Entrees de la Riviere de Chang Situes dans la Province de Fokyen…, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de la Baye d'Hocsieu et des Entrees de la Riviere de Chang Situes dans la Province de Fokyen…
Paris, 1764, Coloured.. 220x280mm. In very fine condition on hand-made. chain-linked, water-marked paper
A striking antique map of the mouth of the Yangtze River China by the French cartographer, Nicolas Bellin. Published in Antoine-François Prevost's “ L`Histoire Generale des Voyages.”

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772) was the hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, a member of the...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 1,500 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 3,500 - 4,000)

Bid received
$ 2,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  [CHINA], antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - [CHINA]
Paris, Dezauche, 1789–1799, In original o/l colours.. 510x700mm. Printed on thick paper. Good and dark impression.
Containing China and part of Tartary, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
D'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kanyx, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. This map is the first accurate cartographic depiction of this area available in the wester...
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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,200)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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, Dezauche, 1789–1799, In original o/l colours.. 475x700mm. Paper very slightly age toned and spotted, mainly in the margins. Good and dark impression.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by the master engraver Guillaume-Nicolas de la Haye (1727 -1802). 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, prepared by Jean Baptiste Bo... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Tibet. . ., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Tibet. . .
Paris, Dezauche, 1789–1799, In original o/l colours.. 475x700mm. Paper very slightly age toned and spotted, mainly in the margins. Good and dark impression.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by Guelard, the map was engraved by the master engraver Guillaume-Nicolas de la Haye (1727 -1802). Very detailed map of China, Tibet and Korea, prepared by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. This is the rare ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE FER, N. , La Chine., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - La Chine.
Paris, 1691, Uncoloured. 135x160mm. Narrow left margin with matching paper added. Two short mended splits along folds and remnants of mounting tape on verso. Good, clean impression.
An attractive map of China and Korea by Nicholas De Fer published in 'Methode pour Apprendre Facilement Le Geographie' by M. Robbe.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 75 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HALL, S., China., antique map, old maps HALL, S. - China.
London, ca. 1835, Original outline colors. 417x516mm. A very good map, some faint offsetting.
A very detailed map of China and Korea, filled with place names. Includes Hainan and Taiwan, and a small inset map of Macao.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 75 - 100)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 480 - 550)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KNAPTON, J. and P. , History of China, the Modern History, By Way of Sequel to Mr. Rollin's Ancient History., antique map, old maps KNAPTON, J. and P. - History of China, the Modern History, By Way of Sequel to Mr. Rollin's Ancient History.
London, 1755, Original colours. 356x458mm. octavo, pp. A2-xxiv, 382pp. Full dark brown, contemporary binding, the leather on both hinges split, both boards held loosely by the cords. A double gilt line along the edges of both boards, raised bands flanked by double gilt lines.
Original title label. Leather is chipped at the top of, and cracked along the spine. Inside pages are clean.
Map is folded and has a short tear where bound into volume, otherwise fine.
A rare book translated from French and printed for J.& P. Knapton. The volume is divided into a number of pa... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,400 - 2,800)

Bid received
$ 1,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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)
Estimate
($ 78 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.,  China., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E. - China.
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 185x250mm. Good and dark impression. In good condition. French text on verso.
Map of China from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Korea is shown as an island. Engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere with his signature in upper left corner..
The Cloppenburg edition was continued for a couple of year...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 750)

Bid received
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. , China., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - China.
Amsterdam, 1634, Uncoloured. 135x190mm. In fine condition.
An attractive map of China from the 1634 Latin edition of Mercator's Atlas minor, published by Jan Janssonius.
During the production of Mercator's large-format atlas, Hondius had the maps reduced, to create a handier, more affordable atlas for a wider audience. ...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 425)

Starting bid
$ 225
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MIGEON, J., Chine et Coree., antique map, old maps MIGEON, J. - Chine et Coree.
Paris, 1893, In original colouring.. 313x425mm. Excellent condition
Highly detailed map features China, Korea, Formosa (Taiwan), the Kuriles Islands, and Japan, plus all the islands off Japan's eastern and southern coasts. From Nouvel Atlas Illustre Géographie Universelle, published in Paris by J. Migeon. With two small engravings at the lower right hand Peking and ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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, 1584, Coloured.. 365x470mm. In excellent condition. Wide margins. Latin verso text. A few small brown marks in borders only. Watermark of crossed arrows.
A first state, first issue of the first map of China to appear in a Western atlas [without "Las Philippinas"; Latin text to verso, last line starts "vocari" and ends "Sina tam en pronunciant", and no printed page number to verso (a manuscript "101" added in ink)].

Orientated with ...
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Estimate
($ 5,000 - 5,500)

Bid received
$ 3,800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Bid received
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TARDIEU., Carte de la Route que l'ambassade Anglais a Suive en Allant de Hang-Tchou-fou a Qhang-Tchou-Fou ou canton en Chine, antique map, old maps TARDIEU. - Carte de la Route que l'ambassade Anglais a Suive en Allant de Hang-Tchou-fou a Qhang-Tchou-Fou ou canton en Chine
Paris, 1796, Coloured. 640x460mm. In good condition, with a couple of 1-2 inch tears repaired. Also, lower part of the left side re-margined. Multi folds as issued.
A copper engraved map of a journey from Hang-Tchoo-Foo to Quang-Tchoo-Foo.
Published in Stauton's "AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY FROM THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN TO THE EMPEROR OF CHINA".
Drawn by George Barrow & Lord George Macartney in 1796. Engraved by Tardieu....
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Estimate
($ 225 - 275)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
THOMSON, J.,  China., antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - China.
Edinburgh, 1815, In original colours.. 575x508mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper. Some very light discolouration along center fold. Very good condition.
Highly detailed map of China including Formosa (Taiwan), Hainan, and part of Luzon in the Philippines. The map show the Tract of the Hindoostan and Lion with the British Embassy to China 1793 - the first British Embassy to China.
Drawn and engraved for Thomson's New General Atlas. Highly detail...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
TRUSLER, J. , A Map of the Empire of China., antique map, old maps TRUSLER, J. - A Map of the Empire of China.
London, 1788, Coloured. 194x204mm. Margins slightly trimmed, otherwise fine.
An attractive and uncommon map of China from Trusler's multi-volume work, "The Habitable World Described". In his Description of China, Trusler relied on the writings of Verbiest, DuHalde, Kircher, and others. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Bid received
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 325 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 275
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
China cities
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)
Estimate
($ 10 - 25)

Starting bid
$ 5
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOWEN, E., A View of the Town and Castle of Macao., antique map, old maps BOWEN, E. - A View of the Town and Castle of Macao.
London, 1744, Uncoloured.. 202x307mm. Good example with dark impression. Some faint toning, and spotting. Light text offsetting.
Nice view of the town seen from the sea. Numerous buildings and ships shown. With the British ship Centurion in the foreground firing cannons, and the return fire is seen from the castle. Identifies also the Manilla Ship.

Published in John Harris important work Navigantium atque Itiner...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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