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China provinces
BLAEU, J.,  Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.
Amsterdam, ca 1660, In very attractive original colours.. 396x480mm. Very good to mint condition. Very hard to get in this type of rich contemporary colouring and cartouches with a few gold highlights.
A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.
Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaoning Provinces.
Ornamental figured cartouche and mile scale. In the centre of the map we find the bay of Xang with the neighbo...
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Estimate
($ 1,600 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BLAEU, J., Kiangsi Imperii Sinarum provincia octava. (Kiangsi), antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Kiangsi Imperii Sinarum provincia octava. (Kiangsi)
Amsterdam, 1661, In original colours.. 406x490mm. Fine original colours. Some minor brown spotting.
Size of sheet : 550 x 650mm.
Prepared 1655 by Martino Martini and published by Joan Blaeu in his Atlas Maior. A fine map of Jiangxi (Kiangsi) Province in China. The map depicts the region from the Yangtze River and Poyang Lake to Guangdong (Quantung) Province and from Hunan (Huquang) Province to Zhejiang (Chekiang) Province. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Carte du ciel et de la terre qui commencent à se former / Figure du ciel fluide & pur & de la terre fixe & ferme., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte du ciel et de la terre qui commencent à se former / Figure du ciel fluide & pur & de la terre fixe & ferme.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 310x185mm. A very good and dark impression.
Recto and verso text page with two illustrations of the grounding of the sky and earth according to a Chinese philosopher.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine,...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Au vrai principe de toutes choses., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Au vrai principe de toutes choses.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 315x190mm. A very good and dark impression. Engraving size 210 mm x 145 mm.
Text page with an engraving.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published in Paris 1735. The principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 5
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Souan pan, ou instrument dont les chinois se servent pour compter., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Souan pan, ou instrument dont les chinois se servent pour compter.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 315x190mm. Water stained.. Size of page 420 x 270mm.
Text page with a wood block illustration of a souan-pan [suan-p'an] the calculation table used by the Chinese.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published i...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BELLIN, J., Kaart van’t Eiland Cheu-chan of Chusan. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Kaart van’t Eiland Cheu-chan of Chusan. . .
Paris, 1763, Uncolored. 230x320mm. In fine condition with folds as issued. A few minor stains etc.
A detailed map of Zhoushan Island & Zhajiang China (The coastal area east of Ningbo in the Chinese province of Chekiang, located across the bay from Shanghai). The ornate title cartouche with a large compass rose orients the map with north to the right. Engraved by Van Schley.
Jacques Nicolas B...
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Estimate
($ 135 - 160)

Starting bid
$ 85
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WELLER, Edward., Coast of China. Nyew tew island to Hae Chow / Hae Chow to Leaotong Gulf., antique map, old maps WELLER, Edward. - Coast of China. Nyew tew island to Hae Chow / Hae Chow to Leaotong Gulf.
London, ca 1862, Coloured.. 300x430mm. In very good condition. Paper is limp but good, decent margins and impression.
A pair of coastal maps of China, published in the Weekly Dispatch Atlas circe 1862. The map information is mainly confined to the coast, but there is some detail inland also.
Some of the cities shown are: Nankin (Nangking), Shanghae (Shanghai), Ningbo, Suzhou, Pekin (Beijing), Tianjin a...
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Estimate
($ 55 - 65)

Starting bid
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE,  De L'Ile Namoa Aux Iles Ockseu.., antique map, old maps SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE - De L'Ile Namoa Aux Iles Ockseu..
Paris, 1897, updates to 1902, Uncoloured.. 670x965mm. Water staining on the margins, affecting the upper part of the chart. Consolidation of lower left and upper right margins, the latter cut along border frame with partial loss of the corner.
Large chart centred on the Taiwan Strait, showing the southern coast of China and part of the western coast of Taiwan. Some places are highlighted in red and yellow.
Contains some information on the tides....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5