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DE BRY, Th.,  Lusitani in India deseruntur in Lecticis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Lusitani in India deseruntur in Lecticis.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
The way how the Portuguese carried a noble man in India 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...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 143x173mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305x200mm.
Text engraving of a scene in India.

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total of ...
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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th., Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte.
Frankfurt, 1613, Uncoloured.. 383x430mm. Lower margin and lower part left margins cut on neatline, as issued. On verso piece of paper pasted to back vertical tear, 12cm. into the engraved area.
One of the earliest printed detailed plans of a European trading post in the Indies, this finely engraved and designed bird's-eye plan was published in De Bry's important collection of Minor Voyages . Finely engraved strapwork cartouches enclose the title, descriptive panels and coats of arms... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

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Condition Rating: 5
DE ROSSI, G.,  Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti.., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti..
Rome, 1683-1688, In original o/l colours.. 530x410mm. Some very minor marginal spotting. Discolouration along center fold. Dark impression. Very good.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of India with Ceylon and Maldives. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower right hand corner a large title cartouche with dedication to Tavernier and Mandeslo, supported by exotic Asian figures and surmounted by an elephant.
The cartographer w...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

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Condition Rating: 3
DONCKER, H.,  De golf van Bengalen., antique map, old maps DONCKER, H. - De golf van Bengalen.
Amsterdam, after 1669-1712, Uncoloured.. 434x520mm. Paper slightly age-toned. With some plate scratching and ink toning.
Rare chart of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names.
The plate was newly made by Doncker, in an early stage he used the copperplates of Goos. More freque...
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$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 1,978  

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Condition Rating: 3
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . ., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . .
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 450x548mm. In very good condition.
Rare map Bangladesh with the Ganges delta, including Calcutta. Giving great detail with trade routes, European trade settlements, etc. Prepared by Joh. Van Leenen who was active for the VOC (Dutch East India Company). The large title cartouche tells us that the map was ordered by Mattheus van den Br... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Cochin (today: Ernakulam), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Cochin (today: Ernakulam)
India? c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 80x86mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Small but charming 18th water colour on paper depicting Cochin (today : Ernakulam) was from 1500, when the first Portuguese fleet called on its port, a firm ally of the Portuguese. The Dutch V.O.C. conquests the town in 1663.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

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Condition Rating: 3
TIEFENTALLER, Joseph.,  Carte Generale du Cours du Gange et du Gagra. . ., antique map, old maps TIEFENTALLER, Joseph. - Carte Generale du Cours du Gange et du Gagra. . .
Paris ca 1784, Uncoloured.. 595x745mm. In good condition, with multi-folds now flattered out, some light creasing to margins, a few tiny nicks and paper tears to margins etc. Left margin tight. - others adequate. Lightly age toned.
A large chart that is essentially six inset maps printed on one sheet by the Jesuit Joseph Tiefentaller in the latter half of the eighteenth century. The map is in French and in Persian.
Figure I is basically the entire course of the Ganges and Ghahara Rivers.
Figure II locates correctly...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,440  

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Condition Rating: 3
Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
LANGENES, B.,  Maldivae Insulae., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. - Maldivae Insulae.
Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 85x124mm. Some marginal paper thinness. Paper slightly age toned.
Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.
First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Ka...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka)
Italy, ca. 1750, In original colours.. 260x210mm. Manuscript map in brown ink on paper. In very fine condition.
Manuscript map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Inland filled with a good number of place names, mountains. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 650
Approx. Euro 559  

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Condition Rating: 3
Pakistan / Mongol
BLAEU, W.,  Magni Mogolis Imperium., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Magni Mogolis Imperium.
Amsterdam, 1650, In original colouring.. 415x515mm. Paper slightly browned. Some creases along center fold. Wide margins. Latin text on verso.
An attractive map of the region from Iran through Tibet, and northern India to Burma. The travel route from Kabul to Surat is the most prominent feature of the map. Richly decorated with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches, a dedication with coat of arms, several sailing ships, along with ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 4
JOLLAIN, F.,  Le Grand Mongol. . ., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, F. - Le Grand Mongol. . .
Paris, ca. 1686, Uncoloured.. 270x170mm. Slight paper discolouration. Else very good condition.
Rare full portrait of the Mongol emperor of Indostan, published by map seller, François Jollain, the Elder (1641-1704), active in Paris, rue St. Jacques à la ville de Cologne.

Indostan, or as it used to be called, the 'Indostanic Peninsula', is the former name of the region in South Asia...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 3