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DE BRY, Th.,  Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A Chinese vessel 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 stay in the Indian city of Goa, Van Li...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  A Parade of Noblemen in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - A Parade of Noblemen in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
This famous and desirable scene 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 stay in the Indian city...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
NIEUHOFF, J., Xantsui., antique map, old maps NIEUHOFF, J. - Xantsui.
Leiden, 1665, Coloured.. 205x325mm. In good condition with the print folding when published, now flattened
Beautiful city view in China by John Nieuhoff, an explorer and Dutch diplomat. Published by Pieter van der Aa in his "L'AMBASSADE DE LA COMPAGNIE ORIENTALE" in Leiden in 1665.
These beautiful prints brought important knowledge of the Qing Dynasty , China to Europe.

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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHENK, Pieter, Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het lantschap Peking, aen de rivier Guei, de gemeene vryplates der vluchtelingen van Sina en Korea. | Kuchin Urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei, Chinensium et coreensium prosugorum commune asylum., antique map, old maps SCHENK, Pieter - Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het lantschap Peking, aen de rivier Guei, de gemeene vryplates der vluchtelingen van Sina en Korea. | Kuchin Urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei, Chinensium et coreensium prosugorum commune asylum.
Amsterdam, 1700, no colours. 220x265mm. Some marginal imperfections a tear repaired, otherwise in very good condition.
A rare, early view of Kuchin, a river port near Beijing, from Schenk's Hectamopolis
Depicted is the important port of Kuchin, on the Gui River, between Beijing and Tianjin. Kuchin was linked to the Great Canal.
Schenk was inspired by a view by Dutch diplomat Johannes Nieuhoff, who visited...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHENK, Pieter., Kochin, of Kouchin een onde en beroemde Stadt in her lantschap Malabar in Indie, onder her gebiet der Nederlanders. Cochin, in regione Indiae Malabarica, ad cognominem fluvium primaria Civitas., antique map, old maps SCHENK, Pieter. - Kochin, of Kouchin een onde en beroemde Stadt in her lantschap Malabar in Indie, onder her gebiet der Nederlanders. Cochin, in regione Indiae Malabarica, ad cognominem fluvium primaria Civitas.
Amsterdam, 1700, no colours. 210x275mm. Slightly browned, else fine.
A rare, very decorative, early view of the Chinese city of Kochin, from the river. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
KITCHIN, Th.,  Chinese Temples. Sin-Ko-Tsyen. Canton, Sancian Isle. Ma-Kao., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Th. - Chinese Temples. Sin-Ko-Tsyen. Canton, Sancian Isle. Ma-Kao.
London, 1745-1747, Uncoloured.. 205x317mm. Good impression and paper slightly age toned and stained.
An attractive print divided into four areas, two depicting Chinese temples and the other two with maps of the city of Canton, the island of Sancian and the island of Ma-Kao (Macao).
Engraved by J. Wood - with his signature in lower bottom.
From Astley, Thomas, "A New General Collections ...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ACADEMIE IMPERIALE,  Vue de la Rue des Marchands Chinoises a Nankin., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE IMPERIALE - Vue de la Rue des Marchands Chinoises a Nankin.
Augsburg, 1760, Original colours.. 310x410mm. In very attractive original colours. Light water stain in margins affecting engraved area.
So-called optical print illustrating a parade of vessels. Engraved by F.X. Habermann (1721-1796).
The Academie Imperiale was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular specialty establishments in P...
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Estimate
($ 480 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J.N.,  Villes de la Province de Chensi. Steden van't Landschap Shensi of Shansi., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Villes de la Province de Chensi. Steden van't Landschap Shensi of Shansi.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 210x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of two local town plans of "Si-Ngan-Fu: Capitale, Hoofdstad." and "Tchang Lan, Ou Tchouang Lan.", both cities in the province of Shanxi.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Engraved by J. van Schley. ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Tchin-Ywen-Fou (...). Chin-Ywen-Fu, (...), in't Landschap Quey-Chew, of Koei-Tcheou., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Tchin-Ywen-Fou (...). Chin-Ywen-Fu, (...), in't Landschap Quey-Chew, of Koei-Tcheou.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 208x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of three local town plans each with extensive titles : "Lan-Tcheou ou Lan-Chew Dans la Province Chensi (…). Lan-Chew, of Lan-Tcheou, in't Landschap Shensi, verblyfplaats des tweden Onderkonings van Shen-Si." Upper right: "Can Tcheou ou Kan-Chew (…). Kan-Chew, of Kan-Tcheou, in't Lan... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang. / Grondtekening [floor plan] van eenige Steden van't Landschap Hu-Quang., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang. / Grondtekening [floor plan] van eenige Steden van't Landschap Hu-Quang.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 208x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of three local town plans each with extensive titles :"Yong Chew Fu, ou Yong Tcheou Fou." Centre: "Vu Chang Fu, ou Vou-Tchang-Fou Capitale: Hoofdstad." Right: "Whang Chew Fu, ou Hoang-Tcheou-Fou."
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d'...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Cité de Nang Hyong Fu, tiree the Nieuhof. De Stad van Nan-Hyong-Fu, uit Nieuhof., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Cité de Nang Hyong Fu, tiree the Nieuhof. De Stad van Nan-Hyong-Fu, uit Nieuhof.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 180x258mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting view of Nan-Hyong-Fu with harbour and fort.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Engraved by J. van Schley. With Dutch title in bottom part. Much rarer than the French edition....
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Estimate
($ 45 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
FERRARIO, G.,  [XI. Ritratti d'Imperatori e d'uomini celebri]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XI. Ritratti d'Imperatori e d'uomini celebri].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 200x149mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting portraits of Chinese emperors and famous men, engraved by Zanconi. Plate N°11.

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'a...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXX. Donne della provincia di Kiang-Nan, e piedi delle donne Cinesi]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXX. Donne della provincia di Kiang-Nan, e piedi delle donne Cinesi].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x130mm. Paper very slightly age toned. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting women of the province of Kiang-Nan, and the shoes and feet of Chinese women, engraved by L Bigatti. Plate N°70.

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 le...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XXXVI. Cappelletta di campagna]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XXXVI. Cappelletta di campagna].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 194x137mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a chapel of at the Chinese country side, engraved by A. Rancati. Plate N°36.

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'apr...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XXXIV. Bonzo in abito di cerimonia]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XXXIV. Bonzo in abito di cerimonia].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 185x132mm. Paper with some light spotting. Rest in good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Chinese bronze, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°34.

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'an...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXIV. Vetture, lettighe]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXIV. Vetture, lettighe].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 192x135mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting different ways of Chinese transportations, engraved by A. Rancati. Plate N°74.

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'a...
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($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XLIII. Aratro, seminatojo]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XLIII. Aratro, seminatojo].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 200x135mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese agricultural life, engraved by G. Bigatti. Plate N°43.

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 monumen...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XVII. Trono, Yu-U o scetro]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XVII. Trono, Yu-U o scetro].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 186x132mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Chinese throne and a scepter, engraved by A. Rancati. Plate N°17.

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 mo...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XX. Armi antiche e machine da guerra]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XX. Armi antiche e machine da guerra].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x135mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting ancient Chinese weapons and war machines, engraved by Bigatti. Plate N°20.

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...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXIII. Varj giuochi]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXIII. Varj giuochi].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 187x153mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese games, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°73.

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'antiq...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXX. Divinità suprema]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXX. Divinità suprema].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 182x132mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese supreme divinity, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°80.

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...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [VIII. Animali e Vegetabilidella Cina]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [VIII. Animali e Vegetabilidella Cina].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 275x205mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese, animals and plants, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°8.

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 monumen...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XXXIX. Varj sepolcri ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XXXIX. Varj sepolcri ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 136x202mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese tombs, engraved by L. Rossi. Plate N°39.

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'antiqu...
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($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXIX. Abiti delle donne]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXIX. Abiti delle donne].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 182x127mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting women wearing Chinese dresses, engraved by L Bigatti. Plate N°11.

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 monu...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2