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South East Asia
PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.,  Tabula nova utriusque Indiae., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L. - Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.
Vienne, 1541, Coloured.. 325x440mm. Very good condition. Blank verso.
This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an interesting array of vignettes purporting to depict the cultures of the region. Based largely upon the Ruysch world map of 1507, Sri Lanka and t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,440  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
RUSCELLI, G.,  India Tercera Nuova Tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - India Tercera Nuova Tavola.
Venice, 1598, Uncoloured.. 180x242mm. Repair and toning along center fold. Italian text on verso.
The 1598 edition of this early map of South East Asia. Just to the west and south of Malacca one will notice ‘Camatra’ (Sumatra) and Java. China with Canton in the upper right corner.
Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo" (Venice, 1561), with the p...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W.,  India quae Orientalis., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - India quae Orientalis.
Amsterdam, 1645, Original colours.. 410x503mm. A fine copy. With French text on verso.
The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and marked "Corea insula".
It was the first popular map to depict part of Australia (together with New ...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 370x432mm. Some light browning along center fold. Very good impression.
Interesting sheet with seven detailed views illustrating the most important Dutch V.O.C. trading outposts and fortified colonial possessions in the East Indies, including 4 harbor views Batavia (Jakarta), Amboina, Ternate, and Solor, and 3 fort plans, with descriptive French text, from Chatelian's m... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 225
Approx. Euro 194  

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Condition Rating: 3
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 310x405mm. In very good condition. Some foldings as issued. Mint.
Decorative map of the Banda Islands.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, ''Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën'' which remains one of t...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 1
HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S,  Eastern passage to China. sheet 1., antique map, old maps HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S - Eastern passage to China. sheet 1.
London, 1824, Uncoloured.. 635x955mm. Very good condition, printed on heavy paper. Paper slightly age toned.
James Horsburgh early chart of the coasts of Java, Bali, Lombok, with part of Sulawesi, and Borneo. Insets of "Sketch of Bally Strait", Sketch of Lombock Strait", Plan of Allas Strait", "Sketch of Sappy Strait".
The chart shows depth soundings & both topographica...
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$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G.,  Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten.., antique map, old maps HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G. - Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten..
Amsterdam 1843, Uncoloured.. 850x860mm. 2 sheets joined and laid down on a sheet of blue paper. Good and dark impression. 2 folds as issued. Faint traces of humidity along upper margin, slightly frayed. Repair of 3, 2cm long, tears along the juncture of the sheets.
Very large and rare so called Blue back chart centered on the strait passing between the Riau Islands. It contains an inset map with enlarged details of Riouw harbor on Bintang Island.
Coastal profiles are shown in the lower left corner of the chart.

The cha...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,032  

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Condition Rating: 3
HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G.,  Kaart van de vaarwaters en eilanden tusschen Sumatra en Borneo. . ., antique map, old maps HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G. - Kaart van de vaarwaters en eilanden tusschen Sumatra en Borneo. . .
Amsterdam, 1847, Uncoloured.. 1060x758mm. Good and dark impression. Horizontal and vertical folds as issued. Narrow, light brown spot in the right part of the map. Repair of 2 minor tears upper part vertical fold, 5 mm into the image. Very good throughout.
Very large and rare chart centered on the island of Bangka, showing the southeastern coast of Sumatra.
With large title surmounted by 4 small inset maps showing details of the area.
coastal profiles at the top and the bottom of the map.
The chart is prepared ...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DORNSEIFFEN, I.,  Overzichtskaart van den Nederlandsch oost Indischen Archipel., antique map, old maps DORNSEIFFEN, I. - Overzichtskaart van den Nederlandsch oost Indischen Archipel.
Amsterdam, Seyffardt, 1884, In original printed colours.. 585x850mm. Chromolithography on somewhat tinted paper, in very fine condition. Printed on heavy paper. Paper size : 385 x 485mm.
Very detailed map of Indonesia, taken from "Atlas van Nederlandsch Oost- en West-Indie", prepared by doctor I. Dornseiffen, and published by published by Seyffardt's Boekhandel, Amsterdam.
The general map with title and in the corners four inset maps of the Netherlands, Suriname, Antilles and C...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

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Condition Rating: 2
Java & Bali
LANGENES,  Iava Maior., antique map, old maps LANGENES - Iava Maior.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x122mm. A very good and dark impression.
Very fine miniature map of Java, engraved by Benjamin Wright (1575-1613). This early map contains detailed geography and nomenclature around the northern coastline of the island. Uncommon.

First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Bantam]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Bantam].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 145x212mm. Plate is in good condition, slightly creased left margin, and minor worming to upper left margin. Good impression. Set in French text.
Text engravings from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the command of Cornelis de Houtman. the expedition left in 1595, after Holla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte de l'Ile de Java., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte de l'Ile de Java.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 376x865mm. Printed from two plates. Paper slightly browned. Very slight oxidation due to offsetting of ink. Small hole (8x8mm.) filled in. A good and dark impression. Wide margins.
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modeled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery style... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

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Condition Rating: 3
HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.,  Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J. - Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java.
Amsterdam, 1773, In original colours.. 204x435mm. In very fine condition.
A very nice map centred on the island of Java.
With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.

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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Java cities
VANDER AA, P.,  Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia., antique map, old maps VANDER AA, P. - Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.
Leiden, 1719, Uncoloured.. 265x355mm. In good condition. Very dark impression. Paper very slightly age toned.
A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Clement de Jonghe's map on a smaller scale, with one major alteration: the coastline in front of the fortress as curving inwards. the r... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VANDER AA, P.,  Ware affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia. . ., antique map, old maps VANDER AA, P. - Ware affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia. . .
Leiden, 1719, Uncoloured.. 265x355mm. In good condition. Very dark impression. Paper very slightly age toned.
A reduced version of Clement de Jonghe (1650) plan of Jakarta from 1650. The town plan has a vignette at the bottom showing Jakarta from the sea with the volcanoes Mount Gede, Mount Pangrnago and Mount Salak in the background.

Engraved for Arnoldus Montanus "Gedenkwaerdige gesantschappen...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

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Condition Rating: 3
HEYDT, J. W.,  Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . ., antique map, old maps HEYDT, J. W. - Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . .
Wilhermsdorf, Tetscher u. Nürnberg, Homanns Erben, 1744, Uncoloured.. 225x280mm. Contemp. calf oblong folio. With 2 engraved title pages,10, 255 pp.
Some usual browning, some spotting and thumbing in places, few marginal defects, slight marginal water staining to first leaves.
With 85 engraved plates and maps. Only the first part of the book describing Jakarta and Colombo. Some pages with browning and underlayment to title and a few page, but general good. Plates are dark impressions.
An early issue of this important book by Johann Wolfgang Heydt's describing the Dutch factories, settlements and stations at the hands of the Dutch East India Company in Africa and Asia. Illustrated with two engraved titles and 85 (of 115) engraved plates (including a few maps), by Seeligmann, Hoff... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

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Condition Rating: 3
PROBST, G.B.,  Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . ., antique map, old maps PROBST, G.B. - Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . .
Augsburg, 1750, Original colours.. 268x398mm. Lower margin cut off, lower line and name of the publisher lost.
A so-called optical print of Fatahillah Square in Jakarta, Indonesia, prepared for use in a light-box or an amusing light-show. This richly hand coloured print is much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforatio... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

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Condition Rating: 4
Molucca
SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.,  Insularum Moluccarum Nova description., antique map, old maps SCHENK, P. / VALK, G. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova description.
Amsterdam, 1730, In attractive strong original colours.. 370x485mm. Thick, strong hand laid paper with full margins.
Exquisite map of the famous Spice Islands based on the islands described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. This map was the first large scale map of the region and depicts the islands which provided first the Portuguese, and then the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade. Each of th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 800
Approx. Euro 688  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Sumatra
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Sumatrae et insularum Locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium. . ., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Sumatrae et insularum Locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium. . .
Amsterdam, 1660, Original colours.. 420x520mm. A good and dark impression. Very fine.
Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore.
North is orientated to the left of the page.
Singapore is probably identified just to the south of Johore as Senasur. Little interior detail is given but ...
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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,548  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra.., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra..
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 506x600mm. A fine copy. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore. North is orientated to the left of the page. Singapore is probably identified just to the south of Johore as Senasur .
Little interior detail is given but the coastlines, settlements and...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2