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China cities
VAN DER AA, P., La Ville de Xantsui dans la Chine., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - La Ville de Xantsui dans la Chine.
Leiden, c. 1725, Uncoloured.. 195x310mm. A strong impression, large margins, fine condition.
An attractive town-view of the town of Xantsui. Pieter van der Aa was a prolific publisher. He published a.o. "Naaukeurige versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysen", a series of accounts of voyages (1706-08) and "Galérie agréable du monde", completed in 1729.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 140)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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
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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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 50
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
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
PROBST,G.B.,  Le dedans du Palais de l'Empereur de Chine à Peking., antique map, old maps PROBST,G.B. - Le dedans du Palais de l'Empereur de Chine à Peking.
Augsburg, 1760, Original colours.. 310x405mm. Paper slightly washed and cleaned. General in good condition.
This so called optical print shows the imperial palace, the Forbidden City in Peking, China. In the foreground a large courtyard is depicted, surrounded by buildings. Three large buildings with yellow roofs stand out. On the left side of the square people stand in front of a stage. On the right a pr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PETERMANN, A., Der Canton-Strom, meistens nach den Englischen Aufnahmen von 1840-1857., antique map, old maps PETERMANN, A. - Der Canton-Strom, meistens nach den Englischen Aufnahmen von 1840-1857.
Gotha, 1858, Original lithographic printed colour. 245x410mm. Map is foxed as can been seen in the illustration. Otherwise in very good condition, no tears or separation, bright colours, borders as usual.
A map of the Pearl River from the mouth to the city of Canton, that includes Hong Kong, Lantau Island, Macao, the West River and a detailed inset plan of the island of Shamian in Canton.
Depths marked in English fathoms (one fathom = six feet)....
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TELBERG, George, G., Map of Tsingtao., antique map, old maps TELBERG, George, G. - Map of Tsingtao.
Tsingtao, ca. 1930's, Lithograph printed. 458x550mm. Original fold lines, three vertical and two horizontal. In very fine condition.
A street map of the city of Tsingtao, published by George G. Telberg's International Bookstore.
Litho printed in blue and yellow. Includes all the city's main landmarks: the Bay, Harbour, Race-course, Railway Station, Bismark Fort, etc....
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
China provinces
FRIES, L.,  Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris.  (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.), antique map, old maps FRIES, L. - Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)
Vienne, 1541, Coloured.. 290x460mm. Very fine condition. Latin text on the verso. Wide margins.
Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri" (Japan), oriented north-south, along the right hand border.
Lorenz Fries map was the first European map to focus exclusively on East Asia, particularly o...
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Estimate
($ 5,000 - 6,000)

Starting bid
$ 4,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Bid received
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Chedel., Vue d' une rue de Nan King., antique map, old maps Chedel. - Vue d' une rue de Nan King.
Paris, c. 1755, Uncoloured.. 120x135mm. In very good condition.
From Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75. View of Nanking.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 40 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Chedel., Fu Cheu Fu ou Hoksyeu Capitale de Fo Kyen., antique map, old maps Chedel. - Fu Cheu Fu ou Hoksyeu Capitale de Fo Kyen.
Paris, c. 1755, Uncoloured.. 120x135mm. In very good condition.
From Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 40 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bellin, J.N., Carte de l?Isle de Cheu-Chan., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte de l?Isle de Cheu-Chan.
Amsterdam, 1759, later colouring. 205x310mm. very good cond.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.A small map of the island of Chusan and the many islands around it and in front of C... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 135)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
Bellin, J.N., Carte de la Baye d?Hocsieu. , antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte de la Baye d?Hocsieu.
Amsterdam, 1759, coloured. 200x272mm. very good
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75. A detailed small chart of the estuary of the Chiang River at present-day Fu-chou in... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 145 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Bellin, J.N., Carte des Isles... de la Rivière de Canton. , antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte des Isles... de la Rivière de Canton.
Amsterdam, 1759, coloured. 200x314mm. right margin partly remargined, else in good condition.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.A small map depicting Macao and the isl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHLEY, J. van., Vue de Nanking, tirée de Nieuhof., antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. van. - Vue de Nanking, tirée de Nieuhof.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, coloured engraving/ etching. 175x260mm. In very good condition.
From Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75. A view of the city of Nanking, capital of the province of Anhwei.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
STANFORD, E.,  A map of part of Tibet : including Sikkim, the Chumbi Valley & Bhutan showing the routes between Darjiling and Lhasa, antique map, old maps STANFORD, E. - A map of part of Tibet : including Sikkim, the Chumbi Valley & Bhutan showing the routes between Darjiling and Lhasa
London, 1904, Coloured.. 617x785mm. Paper slightly toned. Repair of split upper center fold. Paper with some nicks. Generally in very good condition.
Beautiful and rare map of the western part of Tibet (including the town in which the Dalai Lama grew up) and Bhutan, showing geographical features, forts and major mountain passes and routes. ¤... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DUGOUT, Henry., Carte de la province du Kiang-sou au 200,000e en Huit Feuilles. Feuille No. 2 (May 1924) Nan-king - Tch'ang-Tcheou., antique map, old maps DUGOUT, Henry. - Carte de la province du Kiang-sou au 200,000e en Huit Feuilles. Feuille No. 2 (May 1924) Nan-king - Tch'ang-Tcheou.
ca. 1924, Original printed colour. 690x940mm. Dissected into 16 parts and backed on canvas. Excellent condition.
Map of a part of the Province of Kiangsu including the City of Nanking, this being sheet 2 of 8 sheets.
Originally published in 1922 by Chang- Hai Imprimerie De La Mission Catholique.
Prepared by Fr. Henry Dugout, S.J., this is a Catholic Missionary map which marks the location of churche...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CONSTRUCTION DEP. OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT, Complete Map of the Province of Liaoning., antique map, old maps CONSTRUCTION DEP. OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT - Complete Map of the Province of Liaoning.
Shenyang, ca. 1930, Uncoloured. 1040x1080mm. Folded as issued, minor manuscripting in blank ink, short mended marginal tear, pin holes in margins from previous wall display.
An impressive Art Deco map of Liaoning Province, prior to the subordination of bordering counties including Zhuanghe, Fengcheng, Andong and the Xiuyan and Kuandian Manchu Autonomous Counties along what is now the North Korean border.
The map includes a legend providing administrative and geogr...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS, A COMPREHENSIVE MAP OF NANKING-SHANGHAI-HANGCHOW AND NINGPO., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A COMPREHENSIVE MAP OF NANKING-SHANGHAI-HANGCHOW AND NINGPO.
Anon, ca. 1930, Original litho printed colour.. 700x950mm. With original fold lines, some minor wear at cross-folds. Paper browned, but overal presents nicely.
A large litho map of the Chinese region of Shanghai and the important cities to the west of Nanking, Hangchow and Ningpo. ¤... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 220)

Bid received
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
China/Hong Kong/Tibet
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China. . .
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 452x605mm. A strong impression printed on thick paper. Italian description on verso.
A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the islands around present-day Hong Kong.
The flamboyant decoration includes ceremonial Chinese barges and a large decorative gar...
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Estimate
($ 3,200 - 3,500)

Bid received
$ 2,800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS., Hong Kong [ephemera]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Hong Kong [ephemera].
Hong Kong, ca.1920, Original colors. 375x175mm. In very good condition.
Three early labels related to Hong Kong. Sizes range from 100 mm to 170 mm. Nicely mounted under passepartout. Three fantastic pieces of ephemera!... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
India
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium [on sheet with] Ormus [and] Canonor [and] S. Georgii Oppidum Mina., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium [on sheet with] Ormus [and] Canonor [and] S. Georgii Oppidum Mina.
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 338x474mm. Latin text on verso. Some very light discolouration in lower center fold, in general in very fine condition.
Four very desirable and early town-plans of Kozhikode, Hormuz, Kannur and Almina.
"KOZHIKODE (CALICUT) : "The city is viewed from the sea, just as it would have appeared to the astonished eyes of the Portuguese explorers arriving from the west. For when Vasco da Gam...
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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,000)

Bid received
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium [on sheet with] Ormus [and] Canonor [and] S. Georgii Oppidum Mina., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium [on sheet with] Ormus [and] Canonor [and] S. Georgii Oppidum Mina.
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 335x470mm. Strong print, clean image. Small wormhole in cartouche. Some minor foxing in margins. Verso German.
Four very desirable and early town-plans of Kozhikode, Hormuz, Kannur and Almina.
"KOZHIKODE (CALICUT) : "The city is viewed from the sea, just as it would have appeared to the astonished eyes of the Portuguese explorers arriving from the west. For when Vasc...
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Estimate
($ 700 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
RUSCELLI, G.,  Calecut Nuova Tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Calecut Nuova Tavola.
Venice, 1598, Coloured.. 185x242mm. Some slight discolouration along center fold. In good condition. Italian text on verso.
Fine 1598 edition of this early map of India.
Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo" (Venice, 1561), with the present example being from the 1598 edition of the work. In 1574 a new plate was used which lasted until the final edition of 1599. While ...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Indiae Orientalis., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Indiae Orientalis.
Amsterdam, 1608, Uncoloured.. 143x184mm. Very good condition.
This map covers an area including India, part of Malaysia, Borneo and China.
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 al...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Bid received
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Expressio Germinum Quoque Aliorum, in S. Lavrentii., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Expressio Germinum Quoque Aliorum, in S. Lavrentii.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 134x174mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305x200mm.
Plants found in the island of S. Laurenti [Madagascar]. A’ denotes a tree with only a few twigs on the top. From this tree, canoes and boats are made. ‘B’ is a bush that the Dutch frequently encountered and was called ‘leafless’ because it hardly had any leaves and produced a scaly seed. The young t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Foederis Hollandorum cum Rege Calecutanorum pacti., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Foederis Hollandorum cum Rege Calecutanorum pacti.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
A treaty between the Dutch and the king of Calicut. The Dutch Admiral, Steffan van der Haagen already knew that the people of Calicut, on the Malabar Coast of India, were not hostile to the Dutch so, when his fleet arrived he arranged a meeting with the king. The Admiral went ashore with his crew an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 145)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Indianorum, Insulae Pugnatan Incolarum. (The natives of the island of Pugnatan), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Indianorum, Insulae Pugnatan Incolarum. (The natives of the island of Pugnatan)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 136x172mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
There was an island called Pugnatan at the western entrance to the strait of Sudan, where the natives went about completely naked. Like the natives of Brazil, their hair was long and their skin very similar in colour. Their weapons were small bows and arrows and their diet seemed to consist almost e... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Pars Undecima Orientalis X. Quomodo in Septentrionalibus insulis prope. (How the inhabitants catch whales off the east coast of Madagascar.), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Pars Undecima Orientalis X. Quomodo in Septentrionalibus insulis prope. (How the inhabitants catch whales off the east coast of Madagascar.)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 134x180mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. Some fraying of margins.
How the inhabitants catch whales off the east coast of Madagascar. When the natives of Santa Marta, off the east coast of Madagascar see a whale, they row out in their little boats and throw out a rope with a large hook on the end. When the hook buries itself in the creatures flesh, the natives pull... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DE BRY, Th.,  Vicerex Classem Ex Goa. ( An encounter with pirates on the Malabar coast.), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Vicerex Classem Ex Goa. ( An encounter with pirates on the Malabar coast.)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 134x174mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Margins a bit frayed.
An encounter with pirates on the Malabar coast. The pirates along the west coast of India were notorious for bad deeds, both on land and sea. The Portuguese viceroy at Goa sent a fleet of fifteen ships to an island named Sanguifeo were a great many of these pirates were gathered. The admiral’s ship... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MALLET,A.M.,  Agra (De L'Asie / figure XLIII)., antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - Agra (De L'Asie / figure XLIII).
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 175x100mm. Some very minor marginal age-toning of paper. Left hand margin cut close. Very good condition and imprint.
A fine and uncommon early 17th century view of Agra.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers, 1683. by Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimate
($ 45 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue et description de Surate et de Batavia., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue et description de Surate et de Batavia.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 372x212mm. In very good condition.
In top a panoramic view of Surat, a port city in India previously known as Suryapur, with Dutch ships in the foreground. In bottom a plan of Jakarta (Batavia, 100 x 125mm.)

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754).
They ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Sek ou Seich Omar, mort en 1493. Babar ou Baber ou Babour, mort en 1530. Amayum ou Houmayon, mort en 1552. Akebar ou Xa Aguebar, mort en 1605., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Sek ou Seich Omar, mort en 1493. Babar ou Baber ou Babour, mort en 1530. Amayum ou Houmayon, mort en 1552. Akebar ou Xa Aguebar, mort en 1605.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 370x220mm. Very good condition. Small area in lower margin reinforced.
Striking and highly detailed copper engraved plate including 4 Indian Princes or Kings. From Chatelain's "Atlas Historique", 1732-1739. In upper right margin: 'Tom. V. No 37. Pag: 110.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Cranganor., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Cranganor.
Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 135x275mm. Very good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
This view of Cranganor in the state of Kerala in southwestern India. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VALENTIJN, F.,  Cananor., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Cananor.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 275x357mm. In very good condition. Strong impression.
A view from the sea of the town of Cananoor on the Malabar coast. Dutch (V.O.C.) sailing ships and various local craft fill the foreground, the fortifications and buildings along the coast are illustrated.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 17...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

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$ 25
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Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe Kaart van Choromandel ende Malabar. . ., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe Kaart van Choromandel ende Malabar. . .
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 273x360mm. Folds as issued. Dark impression. In very good condition.
Fine map depicting the southern part of India and the northern tip of Ceylon. Much detail is given along the coastlines, settlements and principal coastal features are identified. An attractive early map, one of the few early Dutch maps to focus on the region.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a ...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 435
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PTOLEMY, C. / MERCATOR, G., Tab.X Asiae Complectens Indiam intra gangem. . ., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C. / MERCATOR, G. - Tab.X Asiae Complectens Indiam intra gangem. . .
Amsterdam, 1730, In original colours.. 340x460mm. Some small holes and 'chips' to margins, lower left corner missing, small split to lower centerfold, another close tear to left margin. Paper slightly age toned. With old adhesive tape to corners.
Good and strong impression.
A Ptolemaic view of India. The Himalayan Mountains stretch across the top of the map and the Indus and Ganges river systems are well delineated.
The subcontinent is considerably shortened and lacks nearly the entire southern part of India. The northern tip of Taprobana (Sri Lanka) appears at b...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Schley, J. van., Cour du Grand Mogol., antique map, old maps Schley, J. van. - Cour du Grand Mogol.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, uncoloured. 175x260mm. excellent
Jan van Schley is the engraver of the maps (by J.N. Bellin) and views in the Dutch edition of A.F. Prévost d' Exile's 'Histoire Géneral des Voyages.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRION DE LA TOUR, L., Carte de la Partie Meridionale de la Presqu’ile de l’inde en deca du Gange., antique map, old maps BRION DE LA TOUR, L. - Carte de la Partie Meridionale de la Presqu’ile de l’inde en deca du Gange.
Paris, 1760, Uncoloured. 240x350mm. In very fine condition with multi folds as issued.
A quaint map of southern India and Ceylon by Brion de la Tour. From Brunet's Histoire Universelle, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'a present by Brion de la Tour.
Louis Brion de la Tour (1756–1803), was an 18th-century French geographer and demographer. ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte de la Côte de Guzerat, Du Golf de Cambaye et des Côtes de Concan et De Canara., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte de la Côte de Guzerat, Du Golf de Cambaye et des Côtes de Concan et De Canara.
Paris, ca 1775, Coloured.. 660x480mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper.
French chart of West India from Gujarat to Mangalore. With inset chart Plan de la Rivière de Surate.Prepared by Jacques-François L'Abbé Dicquemare (1733-1789).
Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and ...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de l'inde en deça du gange comprenant l'Indoustan., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de l'inde en deça du gange comprenant l'Indoustan.
Paris, 1738-1775, Coloured.. 235x335mm. Dark impression. In good condition.
An interesting map of Hindustan and the River Ganges .

Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin after Dutch sources and included in Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages", published between 1738-1775.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient Frenc...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de l'Inde en deça du Gange comprenant l'Indoustan., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de l'Inde en deça du Gange comprenant l'Indoustan.
Paris, 1738-1775, Coloured.. 230x337mm. Dark impression. Paper slightly age toned.
An interesting map of Hindustan and the River Ganges.

Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin after Dutch sources and included in Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages", published between 1738-1775.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte des Costes de Perse, Gusarat, et Malabar., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte des Costes de Perse, Gusarat, et Malabar.
Paris, 1738-1775, Coloured.. 245x200mm. Dark impression. Some pape toning.
An interesting map of the coasts of the Persian Gulf, Iran, Pakistan and Western India including the Maldives Islands .

Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin after Dutch sources and included in Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages", published between 1738-1775.
Jacques Nicolas Bell...
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($ 25 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DELISLE, G., Carte des Cotes de Malabar et de Coromandel dresse par Guill. Delisle Revue et Augmentee en 1780., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G. - Carte des Cotes de Malabar et de Coromandel dresse par Guill. Delisle Revue et Augmentee en 1780.
Paris, 1780, Coloured.. 460x565mm. Excellent condition. Wide margins. 3cm split to top of centrefold in the margin only and reinforced to verso.
A large copper engraved map of the southern part of India. Originally published circa 1720, this issue with re-engraved text in the title cartouche is dated 1780.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRION DE LA TOUR, L., Carte du Bengale avec la Partie Septentrionale des Etats du Roi D’Aua., antique map, old maps BRION DE LA TOUR, L. - Carte du Bengale avec la Partie Septentrionale des Etats du Roi D’Aua.
Paris, 1790, Uncoloured. 245x345mm. In fine condition with multi folds as issued.
A detailed eighteenth century map of Bengal, India with Calcutta prominently marked, and the Ganges up to Patna, and that part which is modern Bangladesh.
From Brunet's 'Histoire Universelle, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'a present' by Brion de la Tour.
Louis Brion de la Tour (175...
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Estimate
($ 135 - 160)

Starting bid
$ 85
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Venue du Malabar., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Venue du Malabar.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 175x110mm. In very good condition.
Originally hand-colored mezzotint of a widow of Malabar engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth century: he...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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