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China
ORTELIUS, A.,  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1592, In strong attractive original colours.. 365x470mm. Paper very slightly age toned, generally in very fine near to mint condition. Latin text on verso.
The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The second state with "Las Philipinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.
Japan is shown on a curious curved projection reminiscent of Portuguese c...
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Estimates : $ 6,000 - $ 7,000
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VAN DER AA, P., La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations..., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations...
Leiden, 1713, Uncoloured.. 223x298mm. Lacking upper margin, as usual. Otherwise, fine.
Van der Aa apparently based this uncommon map of China and Korea on De L'Isle's important map of the region, Carte des Indes et de la Chine, issued in 1705. The map appeared in Van der Aa's Nouvelle Theatre Du Monde, which presented some maps, including this one, surrounded by an elaborately engrave... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 325 - $ 350
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MALLET, A.M., La Chine., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - La Chine.
Frankfurt, 1719, Coloured.. 145x103mm. Good and dark impression. Paper fragile and thinning in places (margins) - else in good condition.
A charming small map of China, Taiwan, Philippines, Korea and Kyushu (Japan).
From the "Des berühmten Königlichen geographi" the German Edition of "Description d'Univers.." (5 volumes),1719 by Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 1...
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Estimates : $ 110 - $ 130
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D'ANVILLE, J.B.,  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. - Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII
Paris, 1735, In original o/l colours.. 515x795mm. A very good and dark impression. 2 folds as issued. Repair of small split in left margin, not affecting engraved area. Some marginal discolouration. Printed on thick paper.
D'Anville is very important for Korean cartography as he made the cartography of Korea widely available. The map is the first fairly accurate western map of Korea, though it clear that he had used Korean sources .

Very detailed map of Northern China, Japan and Korea. Jean Baptiste Bourg...
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Estimates : $ 3,000 - $ 3,500
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ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Carte générale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes particulières que l'Empereur Cang-hi a fait lever sur les lieux par les RR. PP. Jésuites missionaires dans cet empire / Par le Sr d'Anville., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte générale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes particulières que l'Empereur Cang-hi a fait lever sur les lieux par les RR. PP. Jésuites missionaires dans cet empire / Par le Sr d'Anville.
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737, Uncoloured.. 565x510mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. Left hand margin cut short.
Important and very detailed map of Southern part of China, including a detailed Taiwan.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782) was a French cartographer and compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published in The Hague 1737....
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Estimates : $ 950 - $ 1,000
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BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Empire de la Chine., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Empire de la Chine.
Paris, 1748, Coloured.. 286x400mm. With foldings, as issued. In good condition.
A fine map of China, Korea and Taiwan.
Jacques Nicholas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King.
In s...
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Estimates : $ 360 - $ 450
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JEFFREYS, T., China., antique map, old maps JEFFREYS, T. - China.
London, ca. 1754, Uncoloured.. 180x228mm. Paper is lightly toned, a few fox marks, folds as issued - in good condition.
A nice mid-eighteenth century map of China, extending from the island of Haynan in the south, to the Kobi Desert in the north, from Lake Puka in Tibet in the west to Korea in the east. Showing the Kingdoms of Ava, Pegu and Laou. Small title cartouche lower left.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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Sold for $ 60
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SANTINI, F., Empire de la Chine, Rme. de Coree et Isles du Japon., antique map, old maps SANTINI, F. - Empire de la Chine, Rme. de Coree et Isles du Japon.
Venice, 1792, In original outline colours.. 225x340mm. Fine condition.
Rare Italian issue of Rigobert Bonne's map of China, Korea, and Japan, by Pere Francesco Santini.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 300 - $ 360
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ARROWSMITH, A., China., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, A. - China.
London, 1807, Uncoloured.. 240x396mm. In good condition, but with narrow margin, and small tear to top of centerfold..
Map of China with Formosa and Strait of Corea. Topographical detail is limited to rivers, lakes, mountains and place names. Sea area shaded.
Aaron Arrowsmith, (born July 14, 1750, Winston, Durham, Eng.—died April 23, 1823, London), British geographer and cartographer who engraved and published...
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Estimates : $ 55 - $ 70
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Sold for $ 40
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MEYER, Joseph., China-Propria oder das eigentliche China., antique map, old maps MEYER, Joseph. - China-Propria oder das eigentliche China.
Hildburghausen, 1846, In original o/l colours.. 305x245mm. Some margin loss to left-hand side, not affecting engraved surface, light age toning, small close tear to centerfold (10 cm), light spotting.
This map of China shows the mainland, and the islands of Formosa and Taiwan. This map is well engraved, with excellent topographical detail, but has minimal decoration.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 90
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Sold for $ 50
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GRASSL, J. / MEYER, J., Das Chinesische Reich mit seinen Schutz Staaten…Japanischen Insel Reiche., antique map, old maps GRASSL, J. / MEYER, J. - Das Chinesische Reich mit seinen Schutz Staaten…Japanischen Insel Reiche.
Hildburghausen, 1856, In original o/l colours.. 235x291mm. Light age toning and spotting, centerfold as issued, good margins, in good condition.
A map of the Chinese and Japanese Empires published during the middle of the nineteenth century by Grassl, a German cartographer and engraver, who part worked in collaboration with Joseph Meyer. This map is from 'Das Grosse Conversations Lexikon fur die gebildeten stande' (Great encyclopedia for the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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ANONYMOUS, [No title : Map of China with US air bases], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [No title : Map of China with US air bases]
New York , Life Magazine, 1944, In original printed colours.. 853x805mm. Folded, some light paper thinning on cross folds, generally in very fine condition. Size of paper : 920 x 890mm.
BONUS Map depicting China, Taiwan, part of Japan and Philippines in lower right corner. With a key to US air bases in China. Upper right : Enlargement of original map drawn for Life.
Underneath the map : "For report documenting above map see LIFE November 27, 1944 issue."

More abou...
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Estimates : $ 210 - $ 245
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Sold for $ 235
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China cities
MONDHARE,  Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine., antique map, old maps MONDHARE - Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine.
Paris, 1761, Original colours.. 255x394mm. Small margins. Very light marginal water staining. Good condition.
So-called optical print illustrating the crowning of the Chinese emperor. It shows the throne at the center.
Mondhare was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris, at rue St.Jacques à l'Hôtel Saumur.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular ...
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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 450
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MILLAR, G.H.,  A View of the celebrated Great Wall of China which divides that Empire from Tartary…, antique map, old maps MILLAR, G.H. - A View of the celebrated Great Wall of China which divides that Empire from Tartary…
London, ca. 1782, Uncoloured.. 250x375mm. Lightly toned, with slight loss to bottom margin. In good condition, with a dark impression.
A decorative copperplate print of festivities being held at the Great wall in China. The scene is framed within an ornately decorative border. Engraved for Millar's 'New Complete Universal System of Geography'. The wall itself is a series of fortifications, made out of wood, stone, brick, and earth,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 30 - $ 50
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SONNERAT, Pierre.,  Mandarin accompagne de ses Bourreaux., antique map, old maps SONNERAT, Pierre. - Mandarin accompagne de ses Bourreaux.
Paris, ca. 1782, Coloured.. 190x290mm. In good condition, light stain to lower centerfold, slight paper creasing. Size of leaf : 260 x 370mm.
A copperplate taken from volume 2 of the work by Sonnerat titled: 'Voyage aux Indies Orientales et a Chine, fait par ordre du Roi, depuis 1774-1781…'.
This coloured copperplate engraving shows a' Mandarin with his executioners'....
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 125
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ANONYMOUS,  [assorted Chinese musical instruments]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [assorted Chinese musical instruments].
Germany, ca. 1812, Coloured.. 245x200mm. Paper is lightly toned, and with a hint of offsetting and right margin is frayed, else in good condition. German text page included with the lot..
A delightful copperplate print of 15 assorted Chinese musical instruments including gong, bell, drum, cymbals etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 25 - $ 35
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ANONYMOUS, [assorted Chinese musical instruments]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [assorted Chinese musical instruments].
Germany, ca. 1812, Coloured.. 245x195mm. Paper is lightly toned, and with a hint of offsetting and right margin is frayed, else in good condition. German text page included in the lot.
A delightful copperplate print of 15 assorted Chinese musical instruments including violin, flute, trumpet, guitars, cymbals etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 25 - $ 30
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FERRARIO, G. / ROSSI, G.),  Macchine idrauliche. (Chinese hydraulic machines), antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. / ROSSI, G.) - Macchine idrauliche. (Chinese hydraulic machines)
Milan, 1827, In original colours.. 205x145mm. Mint condition with large margins.
Aquatint with original colouring by G. Rossi, taken from Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume ancien et moderne ou histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, etc. published in Milan by the author between 1816 and 1827.
This aquatint engraved plate was colour printed o...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 80
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China provinces
BELLIN,J.N., Carte de L'Isle de Cheu-Chan…, antique map, old maps BELLIN,J.N. - Carte de L'Isle de Cheu-Chan…
Paris, 1749, Uncoloured.. 210x325mm. In good condition, folds as issued.
A detailed map of the area east of the mouth of the Ningpo River, in the Chinese province of Chekiang, (Zhejiang) located across the bay from Shanghai, and the surrounding islands of Chusan (Zhoushan), Xangshan harbour (Baye de Chusan), and the city of Ningpo. The compass rose orients the chart with... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 75
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BELLIN, J., Carte de la Tartarie Occidentale Pour Servir a L’Histoire Generale des Voyages Tiree des Auteurs Anglois., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de la Tartarie Occidentale Pour Servir a L’Histoire Generale des Voyages Tiree des Auteurs Anglois.
Paris, 1758, Attractive Colouring. 225x315mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A map of Western Tartary, covering present-day Northern China and Mongolia. The site of Genghis Khan's ancient Mongol capital of Karakum (Karakorum) is centrally marked on the map, and Peking (Beijing) is marked towards the lower right corner. Parts of the Great Wall are shown to the bottom left. It... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE, River Pei-Ho, from Gulf of Pe-Chili to Pekin., antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE - River Pei-Ho, from Gulf of Pe-Chili to Pekin.
London, 1857, Coloured.. 650x540mm. Signs of use. In good condition. Dissected and mounted on linen map divided into 9 parts.
Dissected and mounted on linen map of Pei-Ho River. With many contemporary annotations in pencil and brown ink.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 650 - $ 810
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STANFORD., Tibet., antique map, old maps STANFORD. - Tibet.
London, 1908, In original colours.. 195x305mm. In fine condition.
Although an early twentieth century map, this is the desirable region of Tibet, from Stanford's Geographical Establishment in London. A pair of mileage scales, a small reference table showing Canals, Telegraph stations, Railways (both opened and in progress), and Protestant Mission Stations.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 75 - $ 90
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China/Hong Kong/Tibet
HOGG, Alexander., Sketch of the Typa and Macao., antique map, old maps HOGG, Alexander. - Sketch of the Typa and Macao.
London, 1785, Coloured.. 330x212mm. In good condition, some dirt in paper creases. Some borders are uneven. Good impression, decent margins.
A map of the environs of the Portuguese settlement of Macao in the Far East. The map shows a small town plan of Macao, nearby rocks, shoals depth soundings, and a few navigational notes to lower left side Above the map are a fallen British flag and assorted military items, below the map a head is .<... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 80 - $ 110
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HOGG, Alexander., Sketch of the Typa and Macao., antique map, old maps HOGG, Alexander. - Sketch of the Typa and Macao.
London, 1785, Uncoloured.. 330x215mm. In good condition, small parts of right margin missing, map has been cleaned, with a good impression, and with decent margins.
A map of the environs of the Portuguese settlement of Macao in the Far East. The map shows a small town plan of Macao, nearby rocks, shoals depth soundings, and a few navigational notes to lower left side Above the map are a fallen British flag and assorted military items, below the map a head is .<... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 80 - $ 100
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