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DE BRY, Th.,  De foro Goae frequentao, Leylon. . . (The daily market at Goa)., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - De foro Goae frequentao, Leylon. . . (The daily market at Goa).
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
This famous and desirable scene of the daily market of Goa, drawn after Jan Huijgen van Linschoten during his visit to the East of 1583-1592 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. With numerous Portuguese style houses in the back.

From Part II, PAR...
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Estimate
($ 225 - 275)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  VI. Repraesentatio  Bellorum, et Quomodo se ad Illa praeparent. (How the natives fight each other), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - VI. Repraesentatio Bellorum, et Quomodo se ad Illa praeparent. (How the natives fight each other)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 138x186mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305x200mm.
This shows how the men go to war and which weapons they use. They hold large square shields, about six feet high and four feet wide, made of cane and fortified with ox-hide. The more distinguished warriors have an iron bar, two feet long, fixed onto their valuable shields and this is painted red or ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Repraesentatio Aedificiorum in Benyn, et Quid Praeterea notatu dignum ibi occurrat. [Excecution of criminals in Benin.], antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Repraesentatio Aedificiorum in Benyn, et Quid Praeterea notatu dignum ibi occurrat. [Excecution of criminals in Benin.]
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x185mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of the sheet : 304x205mm.
Execution of criminals in Benin. According to the text : The town of Benin is quite large and comprises homes with no windows, only open roofs. The more distinguished houses have three or four steps leading up to the front door. The chief and his noblemen ride out each day in the following manner: t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Genealogie des anciens empereurs mogols,. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Genealogie des anciens empereurs mogols,. . .
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 371x430mm. Very good condition.
Text sheet with two inset maps of "Carte de l'empire du grand Mogol (122x158mm.) and inset map of Kahsmire "carte nouvelle du royaume de Kachemire" (120x158mm.)
In the lower part three scenes in India With text in French, from Chatelain's "Atlas Historique", 1732-1739.


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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WALKER , J. &W., India IV., antique map, old maps WALKER , J. &W. - India IV.
London, 1733, OrIginal o/l Colour. 275x360mm. In fine condition on thick paper.
Original map engraved by J&C Walker in London and Published by Chapman & Hall in 1833. Published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Includes Circars, Oriss and Hydrabad in north east India.

Engravers, draughtsmen and publishers, John, Alexand...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
 BELLIN, J.,  Plan de Maye a la Coste de Malabar., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Plan de Maye a la Coste de Malabar.
Paris, 1764, In original o/l colours.. 213x172mm. In very good condition.
From Bellin's "Le Petit Atlas Maritime", a plan of the bay of Maye, off the Malabar coast of southern India. Map relief shown pictorially. Shows settlements, ports, major buildings. military forts and installations.
Compass rose and a small scrolled title cartouche....
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Estimate
($ 70 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.,  Plan de la Ville de Pondicheri., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Plan de la Ville de Pondicheri.
Paris, 1764, In original o/l colours.. 200x159mm. In very fine to mint condition.
A pretty small plan of the south eastern Indian city of Pondicherry. Over the centuries it has been ruled by the French (mostly), the Dutch and the English (occasionally).
From Bellin's 'Le Pettit Atlas Maritime'. The plan details almost 40 of the most significant public buildings, churches, fo...
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Estimate
($ 70 - 95)

Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.,  Baye Ville et Forts d'Andarajapour a la Coste de Malabar., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Baye Ville et Forts d'Andarajapour a la Coste de Malabar.
Paris, 1764, In original o/l colours.. 208x170mm. In very fine to mint condition.
From Bellin's popular "La Petit Atlas Maritime", showing the bay, fort and town of Andarajapour in the Malabar region of India. The map is furnished with a compass rose and a scrolled title cartouche in the lower left corner of the map.
Map relief is shown in pictorial form. Shows the major bu...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte réduite de l'Océan Oriental, depuis Le Cap de Bonne Espérance jusqu'à l'Isle Formose., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte réduite de l'Océan Oriental, depuis Le Cap de Bonne Espérance jusqu'à l'Isle Formose.
Paris, Brest, chez Demonville, 1775, Coloured.. 495x695mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper. Some a few marginal worm holes and very light water staining in upper margin.
French chart covering the seas between the Cape of Good Hope until Taiwan and the West Coast of Australia. Prepared by Jacques-François L'Abbé Dicquemare (1733-1789).
Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay...
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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,000)

Bid received
$ 700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Vues diverses du fort de l'Agouade pres de l'isle de Goa . . . Sumatra . . ., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Vues diverses du fort de l'Agouade pres de l'isle de Goa . . . Sumatra . . .
Paris, Brest, Demonville, 1775, Uncoloured.. 490x320mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper.
French sea chart with 9 coastal views near Goa in India and Sumatra. The titles above the main profiles reading as following : Vues diverses du fort de l'Agouade pres de l'isle de Goa sur la côte de Malabar / Vues diverses de l'isle aux cochons sur la côte occiden... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GENTIL, G., Vue D'Une Partie des Ruines de Pondichery en 1769., antique map, old maps GENTIL, G. - Vue D'Une Partie des Ruines de Pondichery en 1769.
Paris , 1779, Coloured.. 200x290mm. In good condition, originally folding but now flattened out.
Fine city view of Pondicherry India by Guillaume le Gentil. It was engraved by Gardette in 1769. It has a key at the bottom identifying important buildings in the city. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 110 - 125)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 13
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J., Carta Della Costa di Persia, Guzarat, E Malabar., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carta Della Costa di Persia, Guzarat, E Malabar.
Paris, 1781, Attractive Coloring. 245x205mm. In good condition with the bottom right side where the map was attached to the book as issued, re-margined.
A copper engraving by Bellin on the order of Conte Di Maurepas, dated 1781. Published in the Italian edition of the atlas.
This interesting map shows a tip of the Arabian Peninsula on the left side. The green area at the top is named Persia, Makran and Baluchi. Notice that the coast of India s...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
VALENTYN, F., Jaffenapatnam., antique map, old maps VALENTYN, F. - Jaffenapatnam.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncolored. 270x350mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A bird's eye-view of the fort and town of Jaffna. From Francois Valentyn's "Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien".
The view depicts Jaffnapatnam, the fort on the coast of Sri Lanka. This Portuguese built fort was captured by the Dutch in 1658.
The kingdom of Jaffnapatnam consisted of 13 islands and ...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte Plate qui comprend L'Isle de Ceylan. . ., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte Plate qui comprend L'Isle de Ceylan. . .
Paris, 1775, Uncoloured.. 489x676mm. Some light discolouration along center fold. Printed on heavy paper.
Chart showing the southern tip of India and Sri Lanka. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas.
D' Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780) was a famous French sailor and hydrograph. During a voyage to China...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay dans L'Isle de Ceylan., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay dans L'Isle de Ceylan.
Paris, 1775, Uncoloured.. 482x657mm. Light discolouration along center fold. Good condition.
Chart showing the bay of Trincomalee, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Trincomalee is natural deep water port on the east coast of Sri Lanka, about 110 miles northeast of Kandy. It is one of the main centers of Tamil speaking culture in Ceylon. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay Dans L'Isle de Ceylan., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay Dans L'Isle de Ceylan.
Paris, Brest, chez Demonville, 1775, Coloured.. 485x660mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper. Paper slightly age toned and light water stain in upper margin.
French chart of the harbour of Trinquemalay on the island of Ceylon. Prepared after Samuel Cornish who was a vice admiral for the English East India company.
Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay a...
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Estimate
($ 275 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Pakistan / Mongol
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Mongolian pipe smoking ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Mongolian pipe smoking ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 170x207mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a group of Mongolians in traditional attire during a pipe smoking ceremony. Chinese and Mongolian tradition had tobacco smoking from pipes with small metal tube. Engraved by D.K. Bonatti, after drawings by G.Gattina. Plate N° 45
From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume An...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2