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BELLIN, J.N.,  Plan du Port et de la Ville de Nangasaki., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Plan du Port et de la Ville de Nangasaki.
Paris 1750, Coloured.. 201x452mm. In very good condition.
This plan originates from Charlevoix's work Histoire et description Générele du Japon . His first in 1715 published work was the Histoire de l'etablissement du christianisme au Japon (History of the establishment of christianitying Japan) the text of whi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 350
Approx. Euro 301  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VAN KEULEN, J.,  Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.
Amsterdam, 1750, Original colours.. 505x580mm. Manuscript on paper. Contemporarily laid down on paper. Very decorative colours.
Manuscript chart in brown ink and wash colour on paper. During the period 1726-1755, when Johannes van Keulen II was in charge as Hydrographer of the V.O.C., the first charts for the navigation to the East Indies and in the Malaysian Archipelago were engraved. Such ch... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 60,000
Approx. Euro 51,600  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Nangasakij., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Nangasakij.
c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 76x95mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some minor discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting a panoramic view of Nagasaki and the factory Deshima of the V.OC.
Probably made by a westerner artist visiting Japan.
RARE....
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas.,  Plan de la Ville et du Port de Nangasaki/ Grond Tekening van de Stad en de Haven van Nangasaki., antique map, old maps Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. - Plan de la Ville et du Port de Nangasaki/ Grond Tekening van de Stad en de Haven van Nangasaki.
Paris, ca. 1752, . 255x380mm. Folds as issued, in very fine condition. Verso blank
A copper engraved map from: Prevost’s Dutch edition of "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages", with maps by Bellin. Shows a very detailed plan of Nagasaki. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DHEULLAND,  Plan du port et de la ville de Nangasaki., antique map, old maps DHEULLAND - Plan du port et de la ville de Nangasaki.
Paris, 1760, Coloured.. 200x450mm. In decorative colours. Paper slightly age toned. Lower right margin cut and with folds as issued.
This plan originates from Charlevoix's work Histoire et description Générele du Japon . His first in 1715 published work was the Histoire de l'etablissement du christianisme au Japon (History of the establishment of christianitying Japan) the text of whi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DHEULLAND,  Plan du port et de la ville de Nangasaki., antique map, old maps DHEULLAND - Plan du port et de la ville de Nangasaki.
Paris, 1760, Coloured.. 196x338mm. In decorative colours. Good condition.
This plan originates from Charlevoix's work Histoire et description Générele du Japon . His first in 1715 published work was the Histoire de l'etablissement du christianisme au Japon (History of the establishment of christianitying Japan) the text of whi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 225
Approx. Euro 194  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  [ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].
Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792, In original colours.. 820x1130mm. An extremely large and detailed Japanese ink drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship identifiable as the VOC ship "Landskroon" at Deshima island in Nagasaki Bay in 1766.
A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing, the ship itself measures about 63 cm from figurehead to stern, giving a scale of about 1:47. The Japanese texts do not identify ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 30,000
Approx. Euro 25,800  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BAIKO-DO.,  Shinkan Nagasaki no Dzu., antique map, old maps BAIKO-DO. - Shinkan Nagasaki no Dzu.
Nagasaki, 1801, Original colours.. 320x440mm. Wood-block print in four colours. Some wear and tear along folds, and paper thinness in upper left hand corner. Complete with original cover.
The oldest of these so-called Nagasaki pictures (Nagasaki-zu) were two panoramic prints by the artist Chikujuken that served as guides to the city of Nagasaki for visitors, who took them home as stylish souvenirs. They were such a useful guide for finding the foreign trading stations and the anchora... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,800
Approx. Euro 3,268  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SUHARAYA MOHE,  Bunken Edo oezu. [Tokyo], antique map, old maps SUHARAYA MOHE - Bunken Edo oezu. [Tokyo]
Edo, ca. 1803, Uncoloured.. 1600x1940mm. [Large Map Showing the Divisions / Properties of Greater Edo]. Large folding map, engraved in wood and printed in colour. Minor repairs to folds, but generally in very good condition.
Based on map by Ochikochi Doin. Oriented with north to the right. An extraordinary wood block-printed town-plan now-a-day Tokyo, and a fine example of Edo cartography. The present map is exceptionally detailed with accurate delineations of daimyo residences, temples, sho... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,450  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PEROUSE, DE LA,  Bateau Japonais. Two prints on one sheet., antique map, old maps PEROUSE, DE LA - Bateau Japonais. Two prints on one sheet.
Paris, 1812, Uncoloured.. 405x245mm. Good condition.
Engraving of 18th century Japanese boat drawn by Lt. Blondela. Done during the expedition of comte de Jean-Francois de Galaup La Perouse in the Pacific Ocean in 1785-1788. La Perouse set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook, the expedition was shipwrecked in 1788. How... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
KRUSENSTERN, A.J.,  Ansicht des Papenbergs. [title also in russian], antique map, old maps KRUSENSTERN, A.J. - Ansicht des Papenbergs. [title also in russian]
St.Petersberg, 1810-1814, Uncoloured.. 310x460mm. Good margins, paper a little age-toned. Printed on heavy paper.
View at Takahoko at the mouth of Nagasaki Harbour. In center Papenberg known for Christian martyrs. In foreground Japanese junks and a Russian vessel. German title preceded by the title in Russian characters. Copper engraving after Tilesius.
Taken from the atlas volume from the extremely...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
KRUSENSTERN, A.J.,  Ansicht von Megasaky. [Nagasaki - title also in Russian characters], antique map, old maps KRUSENSTERN, A.J. - Ansicht von Megasaky. [Nagasaki - title also in Russian characters]
St.Petersburg, 1810-1814, Uncoloured.. 310x490mm. Good margins, paper a little age-toned. Printers crease in center of print, hardly notable. Repair of a marginal tear. Printed on heavy paper.
Scene in Nagasaki harbor Harbour. In foreground the Russian delegation with Krusenstern in a boat with 3 Chinese. Japanese junks and the town of Nagasaki in the background.
German title preceded by the title in Russian characters. Copper engraving after Tilesius.
Taken from the atlas volume f...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KRUSENSTERN, A.J.,  Ansicht der stadt Nangasaky. [Nagasaki - title also in Russian characters], antique map, old maps KRUSENSTERN, A.J. - Ansicht der stadt Nangasaky. [Nagasaki - title also in Russian characters]
St.Petersburg, 1810-1814, Uncoloured.. 380x635mm. Good margins, paper a little age-toned. Next to the center fold two folds.
A few marginal tears not affecting engraved area. Printed on heavy paper.
Lively scene in Nagasaki Harbour. In foreground Japanese junks and the town of Nagasaki in the background, with the ware houses on Deshima, the trading post of the Dutch V.O.C., clearly shown.
German title preceded by the title in Russian characters. Copper engraving after Tilesius.
Taken fro...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TITSINGH, I.,  La factorerie chinoise a nagasaki, dans la rue Teng-chan (fondée en 1688)., antique map, old maps TITSINGH, I. - La factorerie chinoise a nagasaki, dans la rue Teng-chan (fondée en 1688).
Paris, A. Nepveu, 1820, In original colours.. 195x260mm. Paper slightly age toned. On heavy paper. In good condition.
The Chinese traders at Nagasaki were confined to a walled compound which was located in the same vicinity as Dejima island; and the activities of the Chinese, though less strictly controlled than the Dutch, were closely monitored and scrutinized by the Nagasaki bugyo.

From "Memoires et an...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BAIKO-DO.,  Shinkö Nagasaki-no-zu., antique map, old maps BAIKO-DO. - Shinkö Nagasaki-no-zu.
Nagasaki, 1821, Original colours.. 435x635mm. Japanese wood-block print in 4 colours. Two sheets joined measuring. Colours in pataan-technique.
A bird's eye view of Nagasaki harbour. This is the reversed edition by Baikö-dö, originally published by Köju-do (1802).
In nagasaki harbour the island Deshima (the V.O.C. trading post) with the Dutch flag and Dutch and Chinese vessels. Nagasaki was the port city of the Hizen Province (now Naga...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KRUSENSTERN, A.J.,  Das Fahrzeug auf welchem der Russische Gesandte zuert in Nangasaky ans Land fuhr. [Nagasaki], antique map, old maps KRUSENSTERN, A.J. - Das Fahrzeug auf welchem der Russische Gesandte zuert in Nangasaky ans Land fuhr. [Nagasaki]
St.Petersburg, 1824, Uncoloured.. 353x637mm. Good margins, paper a little age-toned. Printed on heavy paper.
View of Nagasaki Harbour, with on foreground Japanese junks bringing the members of the first Russian expedition a shore. In the back ground the artificial island of Dejima.
German title preceded by the title in Russian characters. Copper engraving after Tilesius.
Taken from the atlas volume ...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TITSINGH, I.,  Plattegrond der Nederlandse Faktory op het Eiland Desima.., antique map, old maps TITSINGH, I. - Plattegrond der Nederlandse Faktory op het Eiland Desima..
's-Gravenhage, widow of J. Allart, 1824-1825, Coloured.. 250x210mm. Margins cropped, with some discolouration due to former framing. Remains of old tape on outer margins on verso. Generally in good condition.
An uncommon Dutch bird's eye plan of Deshima, the Dutch trading post of the V.O.C., published in Isaac Titsingh's important Book on Japan "Bijzonderheden over Japan" and copied from a Japanese woodblock by Toshimaya Bunjiemon of 1780.
Isaac Titsingh, born at Amsterdam ca....
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$ 2,250
Approx. Euro 1,935  

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Condition Rating: 3
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXXII. Predicatore Giaponese]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXXII. Predicatore Giaponese].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 145x204mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Japanese preacher and his audience, engraved by A. Rancoti, Plate N°82.

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 ...
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$ 40
Approx. Euro 34  

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Condition Rating: 2
NAGASAKI SCHOOL,  Hendrik Doeff and his dog., antique map, old maps NAGASAKI SCHOOL - Hendrik Doeff and his dog.
Nagasaki, c. 1820-1830, In original colours.. 1236x550mm. Colours on paper, mounted on green damask ( 1995x670mm. ) Some old flaws, otherwise good condition.
Because of the scarcely of impressions from abroad many of the Nagasaki subjects, prints and paintings are copies. The lack of understanding usually makes these impressions a kind of primitive, which is shown in sections unknown to the Japanese (buttons, shadows, the way he Dutch are dressed etc.) (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,500
Approx. Euro 5,590  

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Condition Rating: 2
FURNE & CIE.,  Vue de Nangasaki, antique map, old maps FURNE & CIE. - Vue de Nangasaki
Paris 1842, Uncoloured.. 115x175mm. Steel engraving. Some light brown spotting, mainly in the margins.
View over the town from the water, identifying clearly Deshima with the V.O.C. trading post. Japanese sloops in the fore ground. Engraved by Alp.Boilly.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 180
Approx. Euro 155  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
FURNE & CIE.,  Vue de Nangasaki., antique map, old maps FURNE & CIE. - Vue de Nangasaki.
Paris, 1842, Coloured.. 115x175mm. Steel engraving. Some light brown spotting, mainly in the margins.
Steel engraved town-view of Nagasaki from the water, identifying clearly Deshima, the V.O.C. trading post and the Dutch flag. Japanese and Chinese sloops in the fore ground.
Engraved by Alp.Boilly....
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FURNE & CIE.,  Vue de Nangasaki, antique map, old maps FURNE & CIE. - Vue de Nangasaki
Paris, 1842, Coloured.. 115x175mm. Steel engraving. Some light brown spotting, mainly in the margins.
View over the town from the water, identifying clearly Deshima with Japanese sloops in the fore ground. Engraved by Alp.Boilly.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 120
Approx. Euro 103  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Der Hafen von Nangasaki auf Kiusiu., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Der Hafen von Nangasaki auf Kiusiu.
Germany, 1847, Uncoloured.. 100x230mm. Wood engraving.
A panoramic view of the harbour and city of Nagasaki with extensive shipping.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 140
Approx. Euro 120  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Der Hafen und die Bai von Nagasaki., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Der Hafen und die Bai von Nagasaki.
Germany, 1850, Uncoloured.. 145x224mm. Steel engraving.
A bird's-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki Bay with Dutch ships and two Dutch flags on Deshima.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Der Hafen und die Bai von Nagasaki., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Der Hafen und die Bai von Nagasaki.
Germany, 1850, Coloured.. 280x310mm. Steel engraving.
A fine composite sheet of engravings of sites and scenes in Japan, a central bird's-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki Bay with V.O.C. vessels.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 700
Approx. Euro 602  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BUNZABURO YOSHIDAYA / CHUBEI ISEYA,  Bunken on-Edo o-ezu (Total plan of Edo)., antique map, old maps BUNZABURO YOSHIDAYA / CHUBEI ISEYA - Bunken on-Edo o-ezu (Total plan of Edo).
Tokyo, c.1850, Original colours. 410x635mm. Colour woodcut on strong native paper, printed on three joined sheets. With little extension in lower right ( 100x325mm.). The usual very light browning and spotting. Some worming mainly at center, and at left with loss of image.
Plan of Edo slightly larger than most others of this type. Oriented with north to the right. Includes distance chart and legend.
"What makes it distinct is the differentiation of area categories by colour" (Yamashita).
Our copy with small variance to characters at cartouche, small handwrit...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,032  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Gezicht op het Meer Tokaitç / Biwa-ko., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Gezicht op het Meer Tokaitç / Biwa-ko.
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 250x330mm. Lithography in good condition.
View of Lake Biwa near Kyoto.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go beyond Deshima and to buy ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Namura Sanziro., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Namura Sanziro.
Leiden 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 270x190mm. Lithography in good condition.
Portrait of Sanziro Namura.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go beyond Deshima and to buy a ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Nederlandsche Factory DEZIMA 1828., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Nederlandsche Factory DEZIMA 1828.
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 160x165mm. Lithography in good condition. A few light brown spots.
Bird's-eye view of the manmade island of Deshima, trading post of the V.O.C. from 1641 onward.
Underneath the map a legend in Dutch and German with name of all the buildings.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doc...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,075  

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Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Simori., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Simori.
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 245x165mm. Lithography in good condition.
Portrait of Simori.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go beyond Deshima and to buy a house ou...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Muzijkinstrumenten Biwa / Koto., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Muzijkinstrumenten Biwa / Koto.
Leiden, 1832-1852, In attractive original colours.. 330x230mm. Lithography in good condition.
Showing two Japanese music instruments: Biwa and the Koto.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to ...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Isibasi Sukesajemon., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Isibasi Sukesajemon.
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 300x240mm. Lithography in good condition.
Portrait of Isibasi Sukesajemon after a painting by C.H. de Villeneuve.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation al...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Factorij der Nederlanders op Firato.. 1609-1641., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Factorij der Nederlanders op Firato.. 1609-1641.
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 255x343mm. Lithography in good condition. Printed on heavy paper.
Bird's-eye view of Hirado, trading post of the V.O.C. from 1609 until 1641.
Von Siebold was born in Wurzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki.
Leiden 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 330x535mm. Lithography. Slightly browned and repair of split upper and lower part center fold. Margins cut close. With pinholes in four corners.
A very rare birds-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki bay. Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

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Condition Rating: 6
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Simonoseki., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Simonoseki.
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 350x530mm. Lithography in very good condition.
Bird's-eye view of Simonoseki, an important trading post in earlier times.
Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputati...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Masakichi Yamashiroya / Kichizo Fujiya.,  Bansei on Edo ezu (Plan of Edo)., antique map, old maps Masakichi Yamashiroya / Kichizo Fujiya. - Bansei on Edo ezu (Plan of Edo).
Kaei 7 = 1854, Original colours.. 758x860mm. Colour woodcut on native paper, printed on 5 sheets joined. Folded as usual within 2 blue cardboards with title piece (17,5x110mm.) Light browning and spotting mainly to wide margins. Several tears and flaws (partly caused trough worming) to old folds, one tear at lower left of image.
Shows land tenures of daimyo and hatamoto, with some crests, also with pictorial ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,350
Approx. Euro 1,161  

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Condition Rating: 3
BALLOU, M.M.,  Japanese Sketches., antique map, old maps BALLOU, M.M. - Japanese Sketches.
Boston, 1856, Uncoloured.. 184x273mm. Upper half of the page. Overall good condition.
Two woodcut engravings illustrating a Japanese Gentleman and a Japanese Lady. Included in Ballou's Pictorial.
The 1840s~50s saw the rapid growth in popularity of the illustrated weekly newspapers. These publications followed a tested and proven formula of carefully combining elemen...
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$ 25
Approx. Euro 22  

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Condition Rating: 3
YAHEIJI UEYAMA,  Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains)., antique map, old maps YAHEIJI UEYAMA - Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains).
Japan, c.1860, Uncoloured.. 555x865mm. Wood block print on four joined sheets. Some spotting, overall wormholes.
Fine map of the famous and well known pilgrimage site with pictorial temples and shrine labeled, and woods. Woodblock printed map, Edo Period (1615-1868), with publisher notation to the lower left Ueyama 'Yaheiji'.
The first plan was already published in Kyoto 1653, but most of the later ones a...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,032  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ILLUSTRATED TIMES.,  View of Nagasaki, Japan., antique map, old maps ILLUSTRATED TIMES. - View of Nagasaki, Japan.
London, 1863, Uncoloured.. 155x317mm. Wood engraving within letter press.
A panoramic view of Nagasaki harbour from the Illustrated Times of November 28th., 1863.
With accompanying one column descriptive text on verso of Nagasaki....
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
IKKEI,  Courtesan and Acrobat, antique map, old maps IKKEI - Courtesan and Acrobat
ca. 1875, In original colours.. 203x132mm. With excellent color and detail. Some minor wrinkling. Some paper remnants at reverse. Please see photos for details. Good overall.
Original woodblock print by Ikkei (active circa 1870s) of a Courtesan and acrobat, from his series "Thirty-six Comic Views of Famous Places in Tokyo".
An eEntertaining street scene from a series Ikkei did around the 1870s parodying Hiroshige's "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo." Here, a courtesa...
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$ 375
Approx. Euro 323  

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Condition Rating: 2
 Hyogo,  (Plan of Hiogo Treaty Limits), antique map, old maps Hyogo - (Plan of Hiogo Treaty Limits)
Meiji 10 = 1877, Uncoloured.. 285x470mm. Wood cut. Overall some browning. Folded as common and pasted within 2 yellow cardboards (165x100mm.) with red label at upper right partly detached and with two tears and small flaw. With red stamp "Freign (sic) Concession".
Map of the new prefecture with Japanese and English descriptions. In lower right an key to "Position of Government Office, boundaries, road and railways. On January 1, 1868, Hyogo Port was officially opened to foreign trade. The Port of Kobe (Hyogo Port) was one of the first Japanese ports to open t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TAYLOR,  Nagasaki. - Vue générale. Dessin de Taylor, après une photographie., antique map, old maps TAYLOR - Nagasaki. - Vue générale. Dessin de Taylor, après une photographie.
Paris, 1880, Coloured.. 128x190mm. Wood block engraving. Some marginal staining.
A bird's-eye view showing Nagasaki Bay. After a photograph by Taylor. Engraved in wood by A.Kohl.
Showing the town and natural harbour of Nagasaki.
In the harbour the island Deshima (the V.O.C. trading post) with foreign vessels.
Nagasaki was the port city of the Hizen Province (now ...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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Condition Rating: 2
[ANONYMOUS],  Parthie aus dem Binnensee [Japan], antique map, old maps [ANONYMOUS] - Parthie aus dem Binnensee [Japan]
Japan, c. 1890, Uncoloured.. 127x246mm. Drawing on paper.
Anonymous drawing made by a German during his visit to Japan. The drawing shows a lake with two Japanese vessels and a building with a Japanese flag in an mountainous landscape.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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Condition Rating: 3
Japan isles
ORTELIUS, A.,  IAPONIAE INSULAE DESCRIPTIO.Ludoico Teisera auctore., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - IAPONIAE INSULAE DESCRIPTIO.Ludoico Teisera auctore.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 355x482mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
Korea is shown as an elongated island whilst Japan is shown with just the three principal islands of the archipelago.

Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white map in an early and strong impression is ...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

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Condition Rating: 3
INDES HOLLANDAISES.,  Nippon io tsi ko Tei sen-Tsu., antique map, old maps INDES HOLLANDAISES. - Nippon io tsi ko Tei sen-Tsu.
Japon, 1844, In original colours.. 560x700mm. Stone engravings. Four folio tables. Good condition with some very light marginal spotting.
Four geographical maps of the islands of Japan entitled: Nippon io tsi ko Tei sen-Tsu. . These charts include 3 large islands of Japan: NIPPON, KIOUSIOU and SIKOKF with the adjacent small islands. This work was completed under the auspices of the magistrate of the Dutch Indies. The king of Ho... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

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Condition Rating: 3
VON SIEBOLD, P. Fr. B.,  Insularum Japonicarum tabulae geographicae secundum opus NIPPON JO TSI RO TEI SEN TSU Tab. I Kiusui Insularum. . ., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P. Fr. B. - Insularum Japonicarum tabulae geographicae secundum opus NIPPON JO TSI RO TEI SEN TSU Tab. I Kiusui Insularum. . .
Leiden, 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 527x410mm. Lithography in mint condition. Wide margins.
Fine map of the island if Kyushu, together with Tsushima Island with the bay of Nagasaki where the man-made island of Deshima, trading post of the V.O.C. from 1641 onward was established.
One of the few large scale maps, of Japan included in the rare work by Von Siebold. ...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

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HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE,  North Pacific Ocean LOO CHOO and adjacent Islands 1855., antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE - North Pacific Ocean LOO CHOO and adjacent Islands 1855.
London, 1855, Uncoloured.. 463x618mm. With one small repaired tear in lower right margin, just entering into scale border, but generally very fine condition.
Large scale chart of Okinawa in the Japan Sea. With scale and vignette of Hydrographical office. Map nr. 2416.
An interesting note in lower right "The coast line of all the islands is uncertain, being drawn according to the Japanese charts published by F.P. von Siebo...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 2
Kuril islands
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte des Isles Kouriles., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte des Isles Kouriles.
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 238x263mm. Left hand margin cut till neat line, re-inforced, no printed area missing. In good condition.
A good impression of a detailed, finely engraved map of the north of Honshu. Derived from Russian maps resulting from the expeditions of Bering, Cherikov and others, one of the earliest maps to correctly show the Kurile Islands but Hokkaido curiously a small island of Matsumai.
Jacques Nicolaas...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Femme Kourilienne  [together with] Homme Kourilien., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Femme Kourilienne [together with] Homme Kourilien.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 172x114mm. Each print (172x114mm.) cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper. Paper size 230 x 280mm. In very good condition.
Set of two originally hand-colored mezzotints of Native Russians engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth ce...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

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Persia / Armenia / Iran / Irak
PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.,  [Achaemenid Empire, Assyria, Carmania, Hyrcania, Iran, Iraq, Media, Middle East, Parthia, Persia, Turkmenistan], antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L. - [Achaemenid Empire, Assyria, Carmania, Hyrcania, Iran, Iraq, Media, Middle East, Parthia, Persia, Turkmenistan]
Vienna, 1525 -1541, In attractive strong period correct colours.. 302x495mm. Paper very little age-toned as usual. Good margins. With letter press and decorated initials on verso. Size of paper 41x55cm.
Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Achaemenid Empire, Assyria, Carmania, Hyrcania, Iran, Iraq, Media, Middle East, Parthia, Persia, Turkmenistan prepared Martin Waldseemüller.

Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "Ptolemy's Geographia"....
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$ 1,300
Approx. Euro 1,118  

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