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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  

Condition:
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  

Condition:
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  

Condition:
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

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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
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  

Condition:
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