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Korea (and Japan)
ORTELIUS, A.,  IAPONIAE INSULAE DESCRIPTIO. Ludoico Teisera auctore., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - IAPONIAE INSULAE DESCRIPTIO. Ludoico Teisera auctore.
Antwerp, 1601, In attractive strong original colours.. 350x480mm. Mint condition. Some very light marginal discolouration along center fold. Extra ordinary fine colouring.
From a Latin text edition, according to Marcel van den Broecke published in 1601.
RARE in this perfect condition. The map was based upon the manuscript draft supplied to Ortelius in about 1592 by the famous official Portuguese chart maker, Luis Teixeira , who was the cartographer to the court of the Spanish King. -Korea is shown as an elongated island whilst Japan is shown with j... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea.
Venice, 1692, Uncoloured.. 455x610mm. A good and dark impression. Some very minor light brown spotting and light discolouration of paper.
A most attractive and decorative map by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev.de Fontaine of the Society of Jesus. The delineation of Japan is on the standard Martini model although Hokkaido, then known as Yedo is shown a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P.,  Japonia Regnum., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P. - Japonia Regnum.
Amsterdam, 1655 - 1720, Original colours.. 417x589mm. No text on verso. Dark impression.
It is the first map to correctly show Korea as a peninsula.The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. This was to remain the standard form of Japan until the eighteenth century and although replaced by the maps of Reland and Kaem... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte du Katay, ou Empire de Kin : pour servir a l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan, raportée dans l'Histoire generale des voyages, tirée de l'Angloise., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte du Katay, ou Empire de Kin : pour servir a l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan, raportée dans l'Histoire generale des voyages, tirée de l'Angloise.
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 206x310mm. Good impression. Map cut till neat line, and contemporarily laid down on a larger sheet of paper to fit in a larger atlas.
Fine map of Korea and China's Yellow Sea. Complete title in top: Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin, pour servir de l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan. Raportée dans histoire Générale des Voyages Tirée de l'Anglois..
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LA PÉROUSE, J.F.G,  Carte des découvertes fautes en 1787 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie par les Frégates Françaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe. . . ée. Feille., antique map, old maps LA PÉROUSE, J.F.G - Carte des découvertes fautes en 1787 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie par les Frégates Françaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe. . . ée. Feille.
Paris, 1797, Uncoloured.. 493x675mm. Printed on thick paper. Several vertical and horizontal folds as issued. Fine condition.
La Pérouse's important large-scale chart of Northern Japan, Hokkaido, the Kuriles, the tip of Kamschatka, and the northern part of Korea.
Showing the track of Perouse from 27 May 1787 at Cape Clonard, Isle Dagelet in Korea.
His voyage continued along the co...
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$ 1,400
Approx. Euro 1,246  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LA PEROUSE, J.F.G.,  Plan of part of the Islands or Archipelago of Corea., antique map, old maps LA PEROUSE, J.F.G. - Plan of part of the Islands or Archipelago of Corea.
London, G.G. and J.Robinson, 1798, Uncoloured.. 380x500mm. Mild waterstain just visible upper part otherwise in good condition.
Showing the track of La Perouse along the southern most tip of Korea, with Quelpaerts Islands (now-a-days called Jeju, with the vulcano Halla-san (Halla Mountain) clearly noticed. This is a chart representing the visit of the French Admiral and explorer, le Comte de L... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TANNER, H. S. /  ARROWSMITH, A.,  Empire of Japan. (With Sea of Corea), antique map, old maps TANNER, H. S. / ARROWSMITH, A. - Empire of Japan. (With Sea of Corea)
London, 1807, Uncoloured.. 240x396mm. Very good condition. Narrow margins.
Detailed map of Japan and including Korea. Japan with good detail, gold mines and more. An island in the Pacific is called "Fatsisio, or Unhappy I. The Place of Exile for the Japanese Grandees. The prime meridian at Greenwich.
The interior of Korea has been left blank, except for a scal...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
THOMSON, J.,  Corea and Japan., antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - Corea and Japan.
Edinburgh, 1816, Original colours.. 500x620mm. Repair of two marginal splits close to center fold and one in center fold. Good condition.
A fine large-scale map of Japan and Korea showing an increasingly refined outline to the Japanese islands but still oversized Korean peninsula.
The strait south of Korea, is called "Strait of Korea". Including the islands Argonaut and Dagelet.
The map appeared in Thomson's New General ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HALL,B.,  Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea., antique map, old maps HALL,B. - Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea.
London, 1818, In original colours.. 290x230mm. 4to. Contemp. linen, gilt stamped title on spine. Large paper copy. Uncut. Several pages with small light brown stains. XV, 222, CXXX ,66pp. Illustrated with 15 plates and maps.
BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS. With an appendix containing charts and various hydrographical and scientific notices by captain Basil Hall and a vocabulary of the Loo-Cho language by H.J.Clifford,esq.
Printed by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. Illustrated with 8 co...
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$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,450  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONEGGER, V.,  Koreische Fischerfamilie. Famille de pecheurs de Corea., antique map, old maps HONEGGER, V. - Koreische Fischerfamilie. Famille de pecheurs de Corea.
Zürich, 1845, Uncoloured.. 230x280mm. Lithography in very good to mint condition.
A Korean family of fishermen playing a board game. No.9' above image. From "Schinz Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen der verschiedenen Rassen und Stämme", and lithographed by J.Honegger and published in Honeggersche Lithographische Anstalt in Zürich. The image is copied after the work of ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 111  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HAUSERMANN, R.,  Carte de la Corée d'après la Carte du Dictionnaire coréen-français par les Missionnaires de Corée. . ., antique map, old maps HAUSERMANN, R. - Carte de la Corée d'après la Carte du Dictionnaire coréen-français par les Missionnaires de Corée. . .
Paris, 1880, In original colours.. 280x186mm. In good condition.
Map of Korea called "Corée", which was produced by the French organization Mission Etrangères de Paris (MEP) in 1880. Supposedly, the map was based on Father Kim Degeon's Carte de la Corée of 1846. The map is said to be stored in the Research Foundation of Korean Church History.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3