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Arabian Peninsula
BERTIUS, P.,  Mare Rubrum., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, P. - Mare Rubrum.
Amsterdam, 1602, Uncoloured.. 85x123mm. A very good and dark impression.
Very fine miniature map including the Red Sea, Yemen, east coast of the Arabian peninsula. One of the early maps to focus on this area.
Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

More about Mapping of Arabia [+]...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, W.,  Turcicum Imperium., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Turcicum Imperium.
Amsterdam, 1658, In attractive original colours.. 413x625mm. Dark impression. Light water stains in upper corners, just affecting the engraved area.
A very handsome map with a particularly fine cartouche showing the Turkish Sultan on his throne and allegorical figures at either side brandishing weapons. At right is a smaller cartouche with a dedication by the Blaeu's. Sailing ships can be seen in the Arabian Sea and the Mediterranean.
The ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DU VAL, P.,  Arabie., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Arabie.
Paris, 1676, Coloured.. 101x123mm. Slight marginal browning. Very good and dark impression.
Uncommon miniature map of the Arabian peninsula, from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de géographie in 1657, Pierre Duval published this smaller size atlas which contains a larger quantity of maps. The maps in the atlas appear to be derived fr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE ROSSI, G.,  Stato del Gran Turco diviso ne suoi Beglierbati, o Governi e ne Principati, che li sono Tributari. . ., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - Stato del Gran Turco diviso ne suoi Beglierbati, o Governi e ne Principati, che li sono Tributari. . .
Rome, 1679-1688, In attractive colours.. 424x563mm. Some very minor marginal spotting. Dark impression. Very good.
Rossi's scarce map of Turkish Empire with the Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, Turkey, Arabia, the Black Sea, Asia Minor and neighboring regions.
The engraver was Giorgio Widman.
Issued in Il Mercurio geografico. To the right an ornate tittle cartouche.
The cartographer was Giac...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R. de,  L'Arabie., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Arabie.
Paris, later than 1749, In original o/l colours.. 160x177mm. Very crisp and fine image. Good margins. Very good condition.
Small detailed map of the Arabian Peninsula. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.
Page 162 outside border top right....
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 200  

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Condition Rating: 2
HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte de la Coste d'Arabie., antique map, old maps HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte de la Coste d'Arabie.
Amsterdam, 1773, Uncoloured.. 215x248mm. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon issue of this very nice map of the Arabian peninsula. Depicted is Saudi Arabia, Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.
With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Pol...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

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Condition Rating: 2
SANTINI, P.,  Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. - Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte.
Venise, 1778, In original o/l colours.. 484x552mm. Very good condition.
Detailed map of the region bounded by the Black Sea, Georgia, the Caspian, Uzbekistan, The Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia (here called "Arabie Heureuse"), Egypt and the Red Sea. With fine rococo cartouche lower left showing natives smoking hookah..
Published by P.Santini, after R. de Vaugondy....
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

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Condition Rating: 2
WENNG, C.,  Die übergangsländer von Asien und Afrika begreifend : Arabien nebst Mesopotamien und Syrien und das Nilgebiet. . ., antique map, old maps WENNG, C. - Die übergangsländer von Asien und Afrika begreifend : Arabien nebst Mesopotamien und Syrien und das Nilgebiet. . .
Munich, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 445x515mm. In good condition, full margins.
This extremely rare separately-issued map of the Middle East was made as a private commission by a group of Münich grandees led by Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780 - 1860), a prominent intellectual, especially to commemorate Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria (1808 - 1888)] 1838 excursion to Egyp... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,850
Approx. Euro 1,647  

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Condition Rating: 3
STANFORD'S GEOGR.ESTABL.,  Arabia, The Red Sea, The Valley of the Nile, including Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia., antique map, old maps STANFORD'S GEOGR.ESTABL. - Arabia, The Red Sea, The Valley of the Nile, including Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia.
London, 1903, In original colours.. 500x612mm. Chromolithography. Some age toning of the map linen on verso of map. Water staining to the linen cover and label. Else very good condition.
Outstanding large, detailed map centered on the Arabian Peninsula, The Red Sea, and the North Eastern cost of Africa from Cairo to the Horn of Africa. The island of Socotra and the Persian Gulf are also shown.
Dissected onto18 linen backed panels that fold neatly into a quarto sized burgundy cl...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

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Condition Rating: 4
India
DE BRY, Th.,  Lusitani in India deseruntur in Lecticis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Lusitani in India deseruntur in Lecticis.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
The way how the Portuguese carried a noble man in India from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From Part II, PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS, IN QU JOHAN. HUGONIS LINTSCOTANI NAVIGATIO IN ORIENTEM.
After his...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th., Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte.
Frankfurt, 1613, Uncoloured.. 383x430mm. Lower margin and lower part left margins cut on neatline, as issued. On verso piece of paper pasted to back vertical tear, 12cm. into the engraved area.
One of the earliest printed detailed plans of a European trading post in the Indies, this finely engraved and designed bird's-eye plan was published in De Bry's important collection of Minor Voyages . Finely engraved strapwork cartouches enclose the title, descriptive panels and coats of arms... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DE ROSSI, G.,  Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti.., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti..
Rome, 1683-1688, In original o/l colours.. 530x410mm. Some very minor marginal spotting. Discolouration along center fold. Dark impression. Very good.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of India with Ceylon and Maldives. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower right hand corner a large title cartouche with dedication to Tavernier and Mandeslo, supported by exotic Asian figures and surmounted by an elephant.
The cartographer w...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE ROSSI, G.,  L'India. . ., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - L'India. . .
Rome, 1683-1688, In attractive colours.. 435x535mm. Some marginal spotting and light water staining. Dark impression.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of India. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In upper right corner a tittle cartouche.
The cartographer was Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola (1643-1695) who was active in Modena in Italy.
. The principal settlements, mountain ranges and rivers ar...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 712  

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Condition Rating: 2
DONCKER, H.,  De golf van Bengalen., antique map, old maps DONCKER, H. - De golf van Bengalen.
Amsterdam, after 1669-1712, Uncoloured.. 434x520mm. Paper slightly age-toned. With some plate scratching and ink toning.
Rare chart of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names.
The plate was newly made by Doncker, in an early stage he used the copperplates of Goos. More freque...
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$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 2,047  

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Condition Rating: 3
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . ., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . .
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 450x548mm. In very good condition.
Rare map Bangladesh with the Ganges delta, including Calcutta. Giving great detail with trade routes, European trade settlements, etc. Prepared by Joh. Van Leenen who was active for the VOC (Dutch East India Company). The large title cartouche tells us that the map was ordered by Mattheus van den Br... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 801  

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Condition Rating: 2
HARREVELT, E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte des Isles Maldives., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E.van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte des Isles Maldives.
Amsterdam, 1750, In original o/l colours.. 215x152mm. In very good condition.
A very nice map of the Maldives Islands from Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des etablissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes.
After Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) who was one of the most important and proficient F...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Cochin (today: Ernakulam), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Cochin (today: Ernakulam)
India? c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 80x86mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Small but charming 18th water colour on paper depicting Cochin (today : Ernakulam) was from 1500, when the first Portuguese fleet called on its port, a firm ally of the Portuguese. The Dutch V.O.C. conquests the town in 1663.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 801  

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Condition Rating: 3
Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
LANGENES, B.,  Maldivae Insulae., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. - Maldivae Insulae.
Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 85x124mm. Some marginal paper thinness. Paper slightly age toned.
Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.
First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Ka...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka)
Italy, ca. 1750, In original colours.. 260x210mm. Manuscript map in brown ink on paper. In very fine condition.
Manuscript map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Inland filled with a good number of place names, mountains. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 650
Approx. Euro 579  

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Condition Rating: 3
Pakistan / Mongol
JOLLAIN, F.,  Le Grand Mongol. . ., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, F. - Le Grand Mongol. . .
Paris, ca. 1686, Uncoloured.. 270x170mm. Slight paper discolouration. Else very good condition.
Rare full portrait of the Mongol emperor of Indostan, published by map seller, François Jollain, the Elder (1641-1704), active in Paris, rue St. Jacques à la ville de Cologne.

Indostan, or as it used to be called, the 'Indostanic Peninsula', is the former name of the region in South Asia...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
South East Asia
BLAEU, W.,  India quae Orientalis., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - India quae Orientalis.
Amsterdam, 1645, Original colours.. 410x503mm. A fine copy. With French text on verso.
The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and marked "Corea insula".
It was the first popular map to depict part of Australia (together with New ...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 2
JOLLAIN, F.,  Les Isles des Indes Orientalle., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, F. - Les Isles des Indes Orientalle.
Paris, 1687, Uncoloured.. 135x187mm. Very fine condition. Good margins.
Rare map of Indonesia published by François Jollain (ca. 1641 – 18 April 1704) and included in "Trésor Des Cartes Geographiques Des Principaux Estats de Lunivers.", a rare world atlas containing 38 maps. The prototype of the atlas was prepared by Jean Boisseau in 1643, which was the first true world... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 370x432mm. Some light browning along center fold. Very good impression.
Interesting sheet with seven detailed views illustrating the most important Dutch V.O.C. trading outposts and fortified colonial possessions in the East Indies, including 4 harbor views Batavia (Jakarta), Amboina, Ternate, and Solor, and 3 fort plans, with descriptive French text, from Chatelian's m... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 225
Approx. Euro 200  

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Condition Rating: 3
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 310x405mm. In very good condition. Some foldings as issued. Mint.
Decorative map of the Banda Islands.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, ''Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën'' which remains one of t...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 1
HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G.,  Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten.., antique map, old maps HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G. - Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten..
Amsterdam 1843, Uncoloured.. 850x860mm. 2 sheets joined and laid down on a sheet of blue paper. Good and dark impression. 2 folds as issued. Faint traces of humidity along upper margin, slightly frayed. Repair of 3, 2cm long, tears along the juncture of the sheets.
Very large and rare so called Blue back chart centered on the strait passing between the Riau Islands. It contains an inset map with enlarged details of Riouw harbor on Bintang Island.
Coastal profiles are shown in the lower left corner of the chart.

The cha...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 3
Java & Bali
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte de l'Ile de Java., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte de l'Ile de Java.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 376x865mm. Printed from two plates. Paper slightly browned. Very slight oxidation due to offsetting of ink. Small hole (8x8mm.) filled in. A good and dark impression. Wide margins.
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modeled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery style... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN KEULEN, G.,  Insulae Java Pars Occidentalis Edente Hadriano Relando. . ., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, G. - Insulae Java Pars Occidentalis Edente Hadriano Relando. . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1753, Coloured.. 510x1148mm. Two sheets joined. Several folding's as issued. Lower margin cropped just shaving border line. Reinstalled lower and left margin. A hole in the Madura Sea (8x2cm.) reinstalled and carefully re-drawn. A few places on joint of two sheets missing and reinforced.
Second state of this finely engraved and detailed chart of Java important for its Dutch trading connections - annotated panels, clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail on this map. Latitude scale, compass rose and system of ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 5
Java cities
VANDER AA, P.,  Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia., antique map, old maps VANDER AA, P. - Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.
Leiden, 1719, Uncoloured.. 265x355mm. In good condition. Very dark impression. Paper very slightly age toned.
A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Clement de Jonghe's map on a smaller scale, with one major alteration: the coastline in front of the fortress as curving inwards. the r... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

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Condition Rating: 3
PROBST, G.B.,  Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . ., antique map, old maps PROBST, G.B. - Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . .
Augsburg, 1750, Original colours.. 268x398mm. Lower margin cut off, lower line and name of the publisher lost.
A so-called optical print of Fatahillah Square in Jakarta, Indonesia, prepared for use in a light-box or an amusing light-show. This richly hand coloured print is much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforatio... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 4
Sumatra
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Sumatrae et insularum Locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium. . ., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Sumatrae et insularum Locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium. . .
Amsterdam, 1660, Original colours.. 420x520mm. A good and dark impression. Very fine.
Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore.
North is orientated to the left of the page.
Singapore is probably identified just to the south of Johore as Senasur. Little interior detail is given but ...
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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,602  

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Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra.., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra..
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 506x600mm. A fine copy. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore. North is orientated to the left of the page. Singapore is probably identified just to the south of Johore as Senasur .
Little interior detail is given but the coastlines, settlements and...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

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Condition Rating: 2
Japan
ORTELIUS, A.,  Japoniae insulae descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Japoniae insulae descriptio.
Antwerp, 1598, In attractive colours.. 356x484mm. Wide margins. From a French text edition.
The first printed map of Japan to appear in an atlas, in a first state. It was drawn by the Portuguese Jesuit Luiz Teixeira and depicts Korea as an island. Japan was probably identified with the island Zipangu , described by Marco Polo in the 13th. century.
Page number on verso is 108...
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$ 6,500
Approx. Euro 5,785  

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Condition Rating: 2
TAVENIER, J.B.,  Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route.., antique map, old maps TAVENIER, J.B. - Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..
Paris 1679, Coloured.. 515x765mm. In very good condition. Repair of one marginal tears, running into 10cm. into the engraved area, hardly notable.
This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to have the most beautiful women.
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605-1689) used both names for he same sea-space : "Océan Oriental " w...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu'Isle de Coree. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu'Isle de Coree. . .
Paris, 1746, Coloured.. 213x288mm. In very good condition. Wide margins and printed on heavy paper.
A fine map of the islands of Japan, including Korea, Taiwan and the coast of China till Macao.
Embellished with fine baroque decorations. Bellin influenced other cartographers with his erroneous portrayals of Japan. Included in Antoine-François Prévost, Histoire Générale des voyages, ou nouv...
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$ 275
Approx. Euro 245  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R. de,  Le Japon., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - Le Japon.
Paris, 1749, In original outline colours.. 163x162mm. Good condition. Some very light marginal spotting.
Small detailed map of Japan and Korea. Dated 1749. A note next to island "Fatsisio ou l'Empereur envoye en exil les Grands".
From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.

Page 168 outside border top right.
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 3
AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai,  SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu., antique map, old maps AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai - SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu.
Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798, Uncoloured.. 260x185mm. 12 volumes in 8. illustrated with 280 double-and 50 single-page woodblock illustrations, in some cases one scene may cover up to 8 single pages.
Settsu Meisho Zue was printed in two series of 8 and 4 volumes. The principal illustrator was Takehara Shunchosai, but many illustrations in the 4 volumes supplement are by minor artists. He himself was a well-known ukiyo-e artist and book illustrator. The text was written by Akizato Rito who did nu... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 4
Japan cities
TIRION, I.,  'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - 'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan.
Amsterdam, 1739, Uncoloured.. 175x195mm. Slightly age-toned and lightly stained. A good and dark impression.
Bird's-eye view of Deshima copied from a manuscript by Voogt, who was second-in-command on Deshima in 1713.
The island is viewed from the landside, depicting the developments of the new warehouses and the garden as well as the famous speelhuis which contained a billiard table and musical ...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

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Condition Rating: 5
ANONYMOUS,  Nangasakij., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Nangasakij.
c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 76x95mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some minor discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting a panoramic view of Nagasaki and the factory Deshima of the V.OC.
Probably made by a westerner artist visiting Japan.
RARE....
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  [ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].
Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792, In original colours.. 820x1130mm. An extremely large and detailed Japanese ink drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship identifiable as the VOC ship "Landskroon" at Deshima island in Nagasaki Bay in 1766.
A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing, the ship itself measures about 63 cm from figurehead to stern, giving a scale of about 1:47. The Japanese texts do not identify ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 30,000
Approx. Euro 26,700  

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Condition Rating: 2
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki.
Leiden 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 330x535mm. Lithography. Slightly browned and repair of split upper and lower part center fold. Margins cut close. With pinholes in four corners.
A very rare birds-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki bay. Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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Condition Rating: 6
YAHEIJI UEYAMA,  Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains)., antique map, old maps YAHEIJI UEYAMA - Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains).
Japan, c.1860, Uncoloured.. 555x865mm. Wood block print on four joined sheets. Some spotting, overall wormholes.
Fine map of the famous and well known pilgrimage site with pictorial temples and shrine labeled, and woods. Woodblock printed map, Edo Period (1615-1868), with publisher notation to the lower left Ueyama 'Yaheiji'.
The first plan was already published in Kyoto 1653, but most of the later ones a...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 3
 Hyogo,  (Plan of Hiogo Treaty Limits), antique map, old maps Hyogo - (Plan of Hiogo Treaty Limits)
Meiji 10 = 1877, Uncoloured.. 285x470mm. Wood cut. Overall some browning. Folded as common and pasted within 2 yellow cardboards (165x100mm.) with red label at upper right partly detached and with two tears and small flaw. With red stamp "Freign (sic) Concession".
Map of the new prefecture with Japanese and English descriptions. In lower right an key to "Position of Government Office, boundaries, road and railways. On January 1, 1868, Hyogo Port was officially opened to foreign trade. The Port of Kobe (Hyogo Port) was one of the first Japanese ports to open t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

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Condition Rating: 3
Tartarie / Siberia
MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J.,  Tartaria., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J. - Tartaria.
Amsterdam, 1633, In attractive strong original colours.. 342x495mm. Repair of split lower part center fold. Paper slightly age-toned, as usual. Very good condition. French text on verso.
Published in Hondius' editions of the Mercator Atlas from 1606 onwards, showing China, Korea as an island, and the northern Pacific coast of America showing the two continents separated by the Straits of Anian and naming Cape de Fortuna
An incomplete Nova Zembla, extends west to include the Bl...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE ROSSI, G.,  La Gran Tartaria divisa nelle sue parti pricipali da Giacomo Cantelli. . ., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - La Gran Tartaria divisa nelle sue parti pricipali da Giacomo Cantelli. . .
Rome, 1683, Coloured.. 425x535mm. Paper slightly age toned. In very good condition.
In upper right hand corner a large title cartouche with dedication to Tavernier and Thévenot. The cartographer was Giacomo Cantelli (1643-1695) who was active in Modena in Italy. The confusion concerning the northern territories is quite evident in this depiction of the region.
A comparison wit...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

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Condition Rating: 2
LANGLOIS,  Kam Hi Fils de Chien chi Empereur des Tartares orientaux?.plusieurs titres d'honneur Ecrits de sa propre main., antique map, old maps LANGLOIS - Kam Hi Fils de Chien chi Empereur des Tartares orientaux?.plusieurs titres d'honneur Ecrits de sa propre main.
Paris, ca. 1690, Uncoloured.. 315x200mm. Good and dark impression. Some marginal light staining.
Very rare and decorative costume plate. Underneath the plate a descriptive text in French.
Bears the address : Aparis Chez Langlois rue St.Jacques a l'Enseigne de la Victoire
Sitter appears to be The Shunzhi Emperor of China [1638 - 1661?], the second emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, who ap...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 3
DIDEROT, D.,  Carte des parties Nord et est de l'Asie.. , antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - Carte des parties Nord et est de l'Asie..
Paris, 1779, Uncoloured.. 301x383mm. In very good condition. Wide margins. Three vertical folds as issued.
Five maps on one sheet, showing the Northern Russian territories in Europe and Asia, including the western coastline from Siberia, with Japan and Korea with the island of "Quelpaerts".
This map shows the Bering Straits (Détroit d'Anian) and Hokaido called Jesso

.Inset maps of ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
ZATTA, A.,  La Tartaria Chinese., antique map, old maps ZATTA, A. - La Tartaria Chinese.
Venice, 1784, Original colours.. 308x401mm. In attractive original colours. Good impression.
With decorative title cartouche. Covering north eastern part of China, with good detail in Korea and a curious shape for Hokkaido (here called Jeso-Gasima ).
Engraved by G.Pitteri....
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

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Condition Rating: 2
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Kirguisienne., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Kirguisienne.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 175x100mm. In very good condition.
Originally hand-colored mezzotint from 'Costumes civils actuels de tous les peuples connus', showing a native of Kyrgyzstan, a Central Asian country along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean.

Engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacq...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 45  

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Condition Rating: 2
GAGARIN, G.,  OFFICIER des CASAQUES de la LIGNE et sa FILLE. Régiment Grébenskoï., antique map, old maps GAGARIN, G. - OFFICIER des CASAQUES de la LIGNE et sa FILLE. Régiment Grébenskoï.
Paris, A. Hauser, ca. 1846, In original colours.. 340x241mm. Hand coloured lithographed plate, heightened with gum Arabic. Paper browned. Else in good condition.
A very decorative print of a Casak officer and his daughter after Prince Grigory Grigorievich Gagarin and lithographed by J.Keller. Printed by Lemercier in Paris. The lithographed are beautifully finished with water colour and gum Arabic. Good detail of the costume.
From the series Costume...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 4
Taiwan
STOCKLEIN, J.,  Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi., antique map, old maps STOCKLEIN, J. - Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi.
Augsburg, 1726, Uncoloured.. 179x222mm. A few, mainly marginal light brown spots, generally in fine condition. Dark impression.
One of the earliest obtainable printed map of Taiwan or Formosa Island. It was issued around 1726 to illustrate Joseph Stöcklein's [Stoecklein] compellation of Jesuit missionary letters "Allerhand So Lehr-als Geist-reiche Brief, Schrifften, und Reis-Beschreibungen".
The map presents the wester...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 3
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