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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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DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste,  Observatoire de Peking., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste - Observatoire de Peking.
Paris, GROSIER Jean-Baptiste, 1785, Uncoloured.. 275x373mm. A good and dark impression. Wide margins.
The observatory of Mateo Rizzi in Peking, in which there are very large instruments, an Equinoctial Sphere, a Celestial Globe, a Zodiacal Sphere, Azimuthal Horizona, Quadrant, and a Sextant.
From Jean Baptiste Du Halde's "Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physiq...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 200
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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. / RANCATI, A.,  Soldato nel suo compito uniforme (Chinese soldier in full battle dress), antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A. - Soldato nel suo compito uniforme (Chinese soldier in full battle dress)
Milan, 1827, In original colours.. 187x137mm. Mint condition with large margins.
Aquatint with original colouring by Antonio Rancati, 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 pr...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 80
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FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A.,  Tende, Stendardi (Chinese Military Equipment), antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A. - Tende, Stendardi (Chinese Military Equipment)
Milan, 1827, In original colours.. 202x140mm. Mint condition with large margins.
Aquatint with original colouring by Antonio Rancati, 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 pr...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 80
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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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