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ORTELIUS, A.,  Asiae nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Asiae nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1603, Coloured.. 370x485mm. Large margins. Very fine condition.
Ortelius' fine map of Asia well represents the continent at a time when Europeans were expanding their power in the Far East. The Indian subcontinent and Malaysian peninsula are easily recognizable. Ceylon and Sumatra are correctly placed, though their shape leaves something to be desired. The Phili... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J., Asia ex Magna Orbi Terre Description Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, studio et industria G.M. Iunioris., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Asia ex Magna Orbi Terre Description Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, studio et industria G.M. Iunioris.
Amsterdam, 1613, Coloured.. 430x545mm. Some minor repairs and reinforcements in the central fold, mainly at the bottom. Ample margins. Reverse side text in Latin.
Derived from the elder Mercator’s world map of 1569, this map of Asia was engraved by his grandson and published in 1595 and later, between 1609 and 1630 by Jodocus Hondius.
This version comes from the 1613 Latin edition of "Gerardi Mercatoris- Atlas sive Cosmographicae de Fabrica Mundi et Fab...
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MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.,  Asia., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E. - Asia.
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 197x255mm. Good and dark impression. In good condition. French text on verso.
Asia map from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere.
The Cloppenburg edition was continued for a couple of years but seems to have been suppressed after 1636 ... (Koeman Atlantes Neerla...
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ALLARDT, H.,  Asiae Nova Apud Hudo Allardt. / Nova et exacta Asiae geograpicha descriptio., antique map, old maps ALLARDT, H. - Asiae Nova Apud Hudo Allardt. / Nova et exacta Asiae geograpicha descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1660-1665, Coloured.. 450x560mm. Strong impression, wide margins, some general browning, foxing in margins and on verso. Reinforced centerfold and margins. Missing parts of border redrawn.
Rare map of Asia, with relief shown pictorially. Shows Great wall of China and the mythical island of Yedso north of Japan. Title at head of map: Nova et exacta Asiae geograpicha descriptio. Title cartouche in lower left hand corner with to Arab men with bowls.
The north coast of Australia in l...
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DE WIT, F.,  Accuratissima totius Asiae tabula.., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Accuratissima totius Asiae tabula..
Amsterdam, 1680, In attractive original colours.. 485x567mm. In very good condition. Very fine strong colours and town spots and compass rose heightened with gold dots.
The map includes a detailed depiction of South East Asia and the Far East. The northern tip of Australia (Hollandia Nova) is shown as are the important discoveries made to the North of Japan by the Dutch navigator Maarten de Vries in 1643. The map is embellished with a large and decorative title car... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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SCHERER, H.,  Totius Asiae continens cum praecipuis insulis eidem annexis, antique map, old maps SCHERER, H. - Totius Asiae continens cum praecipuis insulis eidem annexis
Munich, 1710, Uncoloured.. 230x350mm. In mint condition.
On this map Hokkaido is connected with Honshu and even bigger depicted than Honshu. In lower left cartouche a scale and a monstrance with the sign of the Society of Jesus.
Nova Zembla is depicted, but the north-eastern part of Siberia, the Chukchi peninsula and Kamchatka are missing. A portion...
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CHIQUET, J., L' Asie Dressée Selon les Observations de Mrs. De l' Academie Royale des Sciences., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - L' Asie Dressée Selon les Observations de Mrs. De l' Academie Royale des Sciences.
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 165x223mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly age-toned.
A delightful little map of Asia that conforms to the standard French model of the period. Hokkaido is attached to the mainland and Terre de Iesso is off the coast partially obscured by the title cartouche.
The map does not follow any particular cartographer, and Chiquet has made a concerted eff...
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CLUVER, P., Asia antiqua et nova., antique map, old maps CLUVER, P. - Asia antiqua et nova.
Wolfenbüttel, ca 1720, Uncoloured.. 208x260mm. Small imperfections, else good.
Interesting map of Asia from a German edition of Philipp Clüver's famous Introductionis in Universam geographicam, first published in Leiden in 1624. Philipp Clüver (1580-1623) was virtually the founder of historical geography.
The map is copied from the one of Blaeu. It is embellished by a car...
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SENEX, J.,  A New Map of Asia from the latest Observations Most Humbly Inscrib'd to the Right Honbl. George Earl of Warrington &c., antique map, old maps SENEX, J. - A New Map of Asia from the latest Observations Most Humbly Inscrib'd to the Right Honbl. George Earl of Warrington &c.
London, 1721, In original o./l. colours.. 480x561mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly browned as usual, but in untouched original condition.
Fine map of Asia, with decorative title cartouche flanked by two figures in Asian dress, along with flora and fauna of the continent., based on the work of Guillaume De L'Isle.

In lower left corner an inset of "to avoid too great a contraction of the scale ye supposed N. Coast of Asia i...
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DESNOS, L.C.,  L'Asie dressée sur de nouveaux memoires Assujetis. . ., antique map, old maps DESNOS, L.C. - L'Asie dressée sur de nouveaux memoires Assujetis. . .
Paris, 1732, In original o/l colours.. 490x715mm. Laid down on brown paper. A few marginal tears. Dark impression.
Decorative and separately issued map of Asia with engraved border composed of the coats of arms of Asian nations and is embellished with a large allegorical title cartouche. This map was drawn and engraved by J. l'Huillier and published by Guillaume Danet, son-in-law of Nicholas de Fer.

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ALBRIZZI, G.B.,  Nuova carta dell Asia . . ., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G.B. - Nuova carta dell Asia . . .
Venice, 1740, Coloured.. 275x340mm. Good margins on sound paper.
Attractive and detailed map of Asia showing good detail in China, Mongolia, Tibet, Kamchatka, Japan, Kuriles, Korea, Manchuria, Formosa, Philippines, Indonesia Borneo, New Guinea, North coast of Australia, Sumatra, Tartary, Indo-China: Laos, Cambodia, Cochin China, Tonquin, India, Persia, Arabia,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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ANONYMOUS, Asia., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Asia.
ca. 1745, Coloured.. 145x177mm. Marginal imperfections, else fine.
Rare, small map of Asia around 1700, unknown author. A proto-Australia is depicted.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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BUFFON, G. L., Carte des Déclinaisons et Inclinaisons de L'Aiguille Aimantée..Table 4., antique map, old maps BUFFON, G. L. - Carte des Déclinaisons et Inclinaisons de L'Aiguille Aimantée..Table 4.
Paris, ca 1780, Uncoloured.. 605x600mm. Damages at the foldings, with discolouration. Sold as is.
An uncommon chart which displays magnetic declination and inclination in the Pacific. It shows part of America, Russia, China, Korea, Japan, Philippins etc.
Published in Buffon's 'Histoire Naturelle'. ...
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ARROWSMITH, Aaron., Asia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, Aaron. - Asia.
London, 1806, Uncoloured.. 250x305mm. Map may have been cleaned. Small repair to lower centerfold. Good margins, with a centerfold. Good impression.
A functional and detailed map of the continent of Asia by Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823), an English cartographer, publisher and engraver, and a founding member of the Arrowsmith family of Geographers.
The map has shaded areas covering the sea. With many place names, mountains, rivers and islands...
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TEESDALE, Henry., Asia., antique map, old maps TEESDALE, Henry. - Asia.
London, 1834, In original colours.. 332x405mm. In lovely condition. Good impression and decent margins. Slight thinning at centerfold.
An attractive map of the continent of Asia by Henry Teesdale, who was a London map publisher, flourishing in the period between 1828-1843. He was responsible for a number of large-scale maps, world charts, a world atlas and two English county atlases.
Teesdale is known to have acquired Robert ...
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LEVASSEUR, V., Carte de l'Asie., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Carte de l'Asie.
Paris, A. Combette, 1852, In original o/l colours.. 290x435mm. Very good condition. Steel engraved map in original out-line colours, the outer decoration is uncoloured, as issued.
Map of Asia framed by vignettes depicting costumes of the various peoples of Asia, Adam and Eve, and several exotic animals. Interesting population chart at right totaling only 638,550,000 for the entire continent.
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JOHNSTON, Keith., Asia., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, Keith. - Asia.
Edinburgh, ca 1861, In original o/l colours.. 445x575mm. In very nice condition. Wide margins, good impression.
A large, highly detailed map of the continent of Asia, from Johnston's General Atlas published around 1860 in Edinburgh. Various countries are highlighted in differing outline colours, with a plain title and with mileage scales. Map extent is from eastern Turkey across to Japan and the Philip... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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China
MERCATOR, G./ PTOLEMY, C.  , With Fine Illustrations of Nomadic Life. China/ Central Asia. Asiae VIII Tab:  , antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ PTOLEMY, C. - With Fine Illustrations of Nomadic Life. China/ Central Asia. Asiae VIII Tab:
Cologne, 1584, Coloured.. 350x400mm. In excellent condition.
The second issue from Mercator’s definitive edition of Ptolemy’s Geography of a picturesque map depicting the area now part of China and Mongolia. Specifically, it shows the lands of Scythia Extra Imaum and Serica.
Scythia Extra Imaum refers to the territory of the nomadic Scythians to the eas...
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SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.,  La Chine Royaume. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P. - La Chine Royaume. . .
Paris, 1656, Coloured.. 415x535mm. Good impression. A first state.
An important and attractive French map of the whole of China, northern tip of the Philippines, with a strangely curved Korea and an under-sized Taiwan here called "Y. Hermosa.
First published in 1656 by Nicolas Sanson and attributed to Matteo Ricci's copy of an indigenous Chinese map bro...
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DE WIT, F., Tabula Tartariae et majoris partis Regnis Chinae., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Tabula Tartariae et majoris partis Regnis Chinae.
Amsterdam, ca. 1685, In original colouring.. 440x555mm. Restoration in central fold, otherwise in good condition, thick paper wide margins
A map of north-east Asia, depicting China, Korea and Japan.
Frederick de Wit (1610-1698) became after the closing of the Blaeu firm one of the most important Amsterdam-based publishers. He published several atlases, Atlas Minor (1670), Zee Atlas (1675) and Atlas Major (1690)....
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SEUTTER, M. , Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium.
Augsburg, ca 1730, In original colours.. 480x575mm. Small, mostly marginal imperfections, else good.
A large, extremely decorative and strongly engraved map of China by Seutter. It includes the islands of Hainan and Formosa (Taiwan), the Korean peninsula and western Japan.

The cartography is directly derived from the earlier maps by Blaeu. A superb, large title cartouche shows Jesuit fi...
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TIRION, I.,  Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen.
Amsterdam, 1750, In attractive original colours.. 250x325mm. In mint condition. Wide margins.
Finely engraved map of China and Korea, with titles in both French and Dutch.
The map extends west to the Gobi Desert and Tibet and shows Macao and Canton, among other cities.

Tirion published a number of important books, many of which are still in demand for their interesting conten...
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SAYER & BENNETT/ HALDAN, Capt. John., Plan of Galloon Bay On The Island of Hay-Nan where the Ship Earl of Sandwich Capt. Charles Deane wintered in 1776 and 77 Having lost her Passage to China Survey’d by Capt. John Haldane…., antique map, old maps SAYER & BENNETT/ HALDAN, Capt. John. - Plan of Galloon Bay On The Island of Hay-Nan where the Ship Earl of Sandwich Capt. Charles Deane wintered in 1776 and 77 Having lost her Passage to China Survey’d by Capt. John Haldane….
London, 1781, Uncoloured.. 502x629mm. Light offsetting, else excellent with wide margins on heavy paper.
Likely the earliest Western chart of what is now Hainan’s premier resort area—Yalong Bay--boasting the island’s finest beaches.
The attractively engraved English chart, which appeared in the East India Pilot, provides a good visual representation of the shoreline, including a village, in additi...
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D' ANVILLE, J.B.,  Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux.., antique map, old maps D' ANVILLE, J.B. - Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux..
Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, Clousier [- Moutard], 1785, Uncoloured.. 587x505mm. Printed on heavy paper. Dark impression. Very fine condition. Folded as issued.
Large map showing the traditional limits of China, including Hainan and Formosa in the South, and Quantong and parts of the Gobi Desert in the North.
As the title notes, the map draws from surveys undertaken in the period 1708-1716 by Jesuit missionaries on the instructions of the Emperor Kangx...
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D' ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII, antique map, old maps D' ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII
Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, Clousier [- Moutard], 1785, Uncoloured.. 515x805mm. A very good and dark impression. Folded as issued. Printed on thick paper.
Very detailed map of Northern China, Japan and Korea. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer.
d'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kangxi, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. Jean-Baptiste Regis (1664...
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D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  [CHINA], antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - [CHINA]
Paris, Dezauche, 1789–1799, In original o/l colours.. 510x700mm. Printed on thick paper. Good and dark impression.
Containing China and part of Tartary, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
D'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kanyx, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. This map is the first accurate cartographic depiction of this area available in the wester...
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D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux. . . ., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux. . . .
Paris, Dezauche, 1789–1799, In original o/l colours.. 475x700mm. Paper very slightly age toned and spotted, mainly in the margins. Good and dark impression.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by the master engraver Guillaume-Nicolas de la Haye (1727 -1802). Large map showing the traditional limits of China, including Hainan and Formosa in the South, and Quantong and parts of the Gobi Desert in the north, prepared by Jean Baptiste Bo... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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THOMSON, J.,  China., antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - China.
Edinburgh, 1815, In original colours.. 575x508mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper. Some very light discolouration along center fold. Very good condition.
Highly detailed map of China including Formosa (Taiwan), Hainan, and part of Luzon in the Philippines. The map show the Tract of the Hindoostan and Lion with the British Embassy to China 1793 - the first British Embassy to China.
Drawn and engraved for Thomson's New General Atlas. Highly detail...
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KELLY, Thomas.,  China., antique map, old maps KELLY, Thomas. - China.
London, ca. 1817, Uncoloured.. 210x264mm. Slight loss to margin at lower left corner, light toning, else in good condition.
From the atlas the 'Universal Geography' by Thos. Kelly, and engraved by Finlay. This copper plate maps shows the mainland of China, together with the islands of Formosa or Taiwan.
A simple, uncomplicated map, showing good topographical detail. Small title cartouche....
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GEOGRAPH. INSTITUTS, Charte von China nach Murdochischer Projection entworfen. ... Berichtiget, und gezeichnet von H.F.A. Stieler. . ., antique map, old maps GEOGRAPH. INSTITUTS - Charte von China nach Murdochischer Projection entworfen. ... Berichtiget, und gezeichnet von H.F.A. Stieler. . .
Augsburg, 1820, In original o/l colours.. 465x520mm. Large margins. In good condition.
Uncommon map of China prepared by H.F.A.Stieler, with parts of Taiwan, Tibet, Mongolia and the Korean peninsula, with a great many place names, a key to (and brief explanations of)municipal symbols, and a glossary of Chinese geographic terms.
The inset on the lower right edge of the map shows t...
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WEILAND, C.F., Das Chinesische Reich und das Kaiserthum Japan entworfen und gezeichnet von C.F. Weiland. - Weimar, im Verlage des Geograph. Instituts 1829., antique map, old maps WEILAND, C.F. - Das Chinesische Reich und das Kaiserthum Japan entworfen und gezeichnet von C.F. Weiland. - Weimar, im Verlage des Geograph. Instituts 1829.
Augsburg, 1829, In original o/l colours.. 460x652mm. Paper teared in the low margins, not affecting the map. Else in good condition.
Uncommon map of China and Japan published by Carl Ferdinand Weiland, 1782-1847. Lower right corner a colour key.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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ARROWSMITH, J.,  China., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, J. - China.
London, 1838, In original o/l colours.. 492x608mm. In fine condition. Paper very slightly age toned. Printed on heavy paper.
Map of China, Taiwan and Korea. This map by the nephew of Aaron Arrowsmith first appeared in 1832 and was reissued several times. The present issue appeared in Arrowsmith's "London Atlas of Universal Geography" (1834).

John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) was from a family of London based cartogra...
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MEYER, Joseph.,  China-Propria oder das eigentliche China., antique map, old maps MEYER, Joseph. - China-Propria oder das eigentliche China.
Hildburghausen / Philadelphia, 1849, In original o/l colours.. 312x262mm. Lightly age toned, else in good condition.
Map number 48 from Meyer's 'Zeitung's Atlas', a popular German 'pocket atlas', published during the mid nineteenth century. This map of China shows the mainland, and the islands of Formosa and Taiwan. This map is well engraved, with excellent topographical detail, but has minimal decoration.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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TALLIS, J., China and Birmah., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - China and Birmah.
London, Edinburgh & Dublin 1851, Coloured.. 340x250mm. In very good condition, without centerfold. With original outline colouring and fully coloured vignettes. Top margin very slightly cropped.
A highly decorative and detailed map of China and Burma which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin (vignettes by A. H. Wray & J. B. Allen).
Showing British Factories in Canton, a birds-eye view of Hong Kong, Chinese Soldiers, and two other decorative vignettes. Taken from "The illustrated atlas ...
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IMAGERIE D'EPINAL,  Le conflit avec le siam. (N°195), antique map, old maps IMAGERIE D'EPINAL - Le conflit avec le siam. (N°195)
Epinal, ca. 1900, In original printed colours.. 295x397mm. A good and dark impression. Printed on thin paper. In good condition.
Broad sheet relating to The Franco-Siamese War of 1893, a conflict between the French Third Republic and the Kingdom of Siam. Auguste Pavie, French vice consul in Luang Prabang in 1886, was the chief agent in furthering French interests in Laos. His intrigues, which took advantage of Siamese weaknes... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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China cities
DE BRY, Th.,  Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam. As can be seen here, the Chinese worship their idol, which takes the form of a devil. They lay offerings of fruit on an altar before the idol. Then they bow right down on the ground, remaining there until they think the idol has had enough of the fruit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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NIEUHOFF, J., Xantsui., antique map, old maps NIEUHOFF, J. - Xantsui.
Leiden, 1665, Coloured.. 205x325mm. In good condition with the print folding when published, now flattened
Beautiful city view in China by John Nieuhoff, an explorer and Dutch diplomat. Published by Pieter van der Aa in his "L'AMBASSADE DE LA COMPAGNIE ORIENTALE" in Leiden in 1665.
These beautiful prints brought important knowledge of the Qing Dynasty , China to Europe.

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SCHENK, Pieter, Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het lantschap Peking, aen de rivier Guei, de gemeene vryplates der vluchtelingen van Sina en Korea. | Kuchin Urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei, Chinensium et coreensium prosugorum commune asylum., antique map, old maps SCHENK, Pieter - Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het lantschap Peking, aen de rivier Guei, de gemeene vryplates der vluchtelingen van Sina en Korea. | Kuchin Urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei, Chinensium et coreensium prosugorum commune asylum.
Amsterdam, 1700, no colours. 220x265mm. Some marginal imperfections a tear repaired, otherwise in very good condition.
A rare, early view of Kuchin, a river port near Beijing, from Schenk's Hectamopolis
Depicted is the important port of Kuchin, on the Gui River, between Beijing and Tianjin. Kuchin was linked to the Great Canal.
Schenk was inspired by a view by Dutch diplomat Johannes Nieuhoff, who visited...
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SCHENK, Pieter., Kochin, of Kouchin een onde en beroemde Stadt in her lantschap Malabar in Indie, onder her gebiet der Nederlanders. Cochin, in regione Indiae Malabarica, ad cognominem fluvium primaria Civitas., antique map, old maps SCHENK, Pieter. - Kochin, of Kouchin een onde en beroemde Stadt in her lantschap Malabar in Indie, onder her gebiet der Nederlanders. Cochin, in regione Indiae Malabarica, ad cognominem fluvium primaria Civitas.
Amsterdam, 1700, no colours. 210x275mm. Slightly browned, else fine.
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Description d'un des plus fameux temples des Chinois.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description d'un des plus fameux temples des Chinois..
Amsterdam, ca. 1720, Uncoloured.. 370x430mm. Repair of split lower part center fold. A good and dark impression.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.
Divided in 3 panels, respectively showing the most important gods in the Chinese deities system, a pagoda, Pussa, one of the Chinese gods.
With exhaustive information about the 3 subjects in tables at th...
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DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Palais de Lamthau à la Chine., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Palais de Lamthau à la Chine.
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 145x200mm. Good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
View of a Mandarin's Palace at Lantau Island, showing the palace wall, 3 gates and guards in the inner palace where the Mandarin meets with the officers.. Tome 3 Page 392 in upper right corner.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. T...
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 375x426mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 5cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression.
In top a view of a bridge in Xensi Province bordered by eleven examples of Chinese dress from different provinces. Showing various people in their typical dress including physicians, religious figures, royalty, soldiers, farmers and commoners from Hunan, Sichuan, Shanxi, Huqueng, Chekiang, Tartary, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais..
Amsterdam, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 375x430mm. A good and dark impression. Very good condition.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.
Divided in 3 panels, showing examples of costumes of Chinese ladies and those of the king of China.

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754)....
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DU HALDE, Jean-Baptist.,  Mandarins, or place-men from du Halde/ Females from du Halde., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, Jean-Baptist. - Mandarins, or place-men from du Halde/ Females from du Halde.
London, ca. 1738, Uncoloured.. 380x240mm. In good condition, with slight offsetting only. Good impression.
Two copperplate engravings on one plate from Duhalde's 'A description of the Empire of China and Chinese Tartary, together with the Kingdoms of Korea & Tibet.
The first shows a Mandarin Tartar, and China Mandarin dressed for war, together with Mandarins of government in their summer and winter...
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BEAUVAIS,  1. Seigneure Delassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama. (Tibet)., antique map, old maps BEAUVAIS - 1. Seigneure Delassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama. (Tibet).
Paris, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 115x67mm. Very good condition. Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins.
Fanciful European depiction of people from Tibet and Lhassa. A somewhat larger image appeared in "Abbe A.F. Prévost, Histoire Generale des Voyages".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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PROBST,G.B.,  Le dedans du Palais de l'Empereur de Chine à Peking., antique map, old maps PROBST,G.B. - Le dedans du Palais de l'Empereur de Chine à Peking.
Augsburg, 1760, Original colours.. 310x405mm. Paper slightly washed and cleaned. General in good condition.
This so called optical print shows the imperial palace, the Forbidden City in Peking, China. In the foreground a large courtyard is depicted, surrounded by buildings. Three large buildings with yellow roofs stand out. On the left side of the square people stand in front of a stage. On the right a pr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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VAN SLEY, J., Vue de Peking tirée de Nieuhof. [together with] Vue de Nanking tirée de Nieuhof., antique map, old maps VAN SLEY, J. - Vue de Peking tirée de Nieuhof. [together with] Vue de Nanking tirée de Nieuhof.
Amsterdam, 1760, Coloured.. 175x260mm. Good dark impression. Each plate ca. 175 x 260mm.
From Prevost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75. An attractive view of Beijing together with viiew of Nanking after Nieuhoff.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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FERRARIO, G.,  [ XL. Sepolcro di un Grande]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ XL. Sepolcro di un Grande].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 150x217mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting the tomb engraved by L. Rolsi. Plate N°40.

From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et...
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IMAGERIE D'EPINAL,  Le siège des léfations Européennes a Pekin (20 juin - 15 août 1900) - (N°186), antique map, old maps IMAGERIE D'EPINAL - Le siège des léfations Européennes a Pekin (20 juin - 15 août 1900) - (N°186)
Epinal, ca. 1900, In original colours.. 295x397mm. A good and dark impression. Printed on thin paper. In good condition.
Broad sheet relating to The Battle of Peking, or historically the Relief of Peking, was the battle on 14–15 August 1900, in which a multi-national force, led by Britain, relieved the siege of foreign legations in Peking (now Beijing) during the Boxer Rebellion. From 20 June 1900, Boxer forces and Im... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Embouchure de la rivière de Chincheo à la Chine., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Embouchure de la rivière de Chincheo à la Chine.
Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 155x195mm. Very good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
This map is a view of Quanzhou Bay. Quanzhou was established in 718 during the Tang Dynasty (618–907). In those days, Guangzhou was China's greatest seaport, but this status would be surpassed later by Quanzhou.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 16...
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