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South East Asia
ARAGO, J., Gd. Archipel D'Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L'Ile Ombai., antique map, old maps ARAGO, J. - Gd. Archipel D'Asie: Entrevue Avec les Naturels de L'Ile Ombai.
Paris, ca. 1825, Uncoloured.. 235x320mm. Very good dark print on a large sheet with heavy paper. With staining and toning.
Rare and beautiful image of meeting natives on the island of Alor near Timor.

By Jacques Arago, engraved by Bovinet. Probably published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde' under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Arago traveled with Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage...
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PELLION, A., Îles des Papous. Divers portraits de naturels vus sur l'Île Rawak., antique map, old maps PELLION, A. - Îles des Papous. Divers portraits de naturels vus sur l'Île Rawak.
Paris, ca. 1825, In original colours.. 235x320mm. A very good example. Overall toning and a few small spots. Wide original margins.
Rare and beautiful image of nine portrait busts of islanders from Rawak island in Raja Ampat archipelage new Western New Guinea.

By Alphones Pellion, engraved by Choubard. Published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde', following the 1817 voyage around the world aboard the s...
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Molucca
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Civitatis et Castelli Amboinae., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Civitatis et Castelli Amboinae.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 132x171mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Early view of Ambon, with 6 Dutch vessels offshore.
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...
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JANSSONIUS, J., Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 380x495mm. Some marginal browning and foxing, sufficient margins. Tiny wormhole upper margin. Verso partly reinforced with Chinese paper. Verso : French text.
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 ...
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BLAEU, W., Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 370x490mm. Map has been cleaned, coloured and strengthened. Repair to left of lower centerfold. Slight offset. Else in good condition. a good and dark impression.
Latin text on verso.
This plate was originally engraved in the 1620, and published as a loose-sheet by Jodocus Hondius II. At his death in August 1629 this map was, among 39 other copper plates, purchased by Willem Blaeu who deleted Hondius' name and added ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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BLAEU, W., MOLUCCAE Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - MOLUCCAE Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, ca. 1660, In original colours.. 370x488mm. Paper age-toned, and with surface markings, repair (2 cm) to map area, small repairs to upper and lower centerfold splits. A very good and dark impression. Spanish text on verso.
A highly decorative map of the "Spice Islands". In addition to a sumptuous title cartouche, the map features an inset of the Island of Bachian (Batjan) in an elaborate military-motif frame as well as a Moluccan couple in the lower right corner.
Indicative of the area's commercial importance,...
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BLAEU, W., Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, 1662, Original colours.. 375x485mm. Paper slightly age toned, generally in good condition.
A striking map of the famous Spice Islands, originally described by Van Linschoten. This map was the first large-scale map of the region and depicts the islands that provided the Portuguese and the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade.
Each of the islands is shown with groves of ...
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ARAGO, J., Guerrier de l'Île Guébé., antique map, old maps ARAGO, J. - Guerrier de l'Île Guébé.
Paris, 1825, In original colours.. 320x235mm. A fine example on a large sheet. Only a few small faint spots inside the image. Wide original margins with some light soiling.
Rare and beautiful image of a warrior from the island of Guebe, one of the Moluccas islands in Indonesia.

By Jacques Arago, engraved by Roger. Published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde' under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Arago traveled with Louis de Freycinet on...
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Java & Bali
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte de l'Ile de Java: partie Occidentale, partie Orientale, Dressée tout nouvellement sur les Mémoirs les plus exacts, Avec une Table des principales villes de cette Ile. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte de l'Ile de Java: partie Occidentale, partie Orientale, Dressée tout nouvellement sur les Mémoirs les plus exacts, Avec une Table des principales villes de cette Ile. . .
Amsterdam, François L'Honoré & Châtelain, 1719, Coloured.. 376x865mm. Printed from two plates. In very fine condition. 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. Modelled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery styl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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ANONYMOUS,  Balinees watercolour on paper, fishermen., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Balinees watercolour on paper, fishermen.
Bali, ca 1960, In original colours.. 331x240mm. In very good condition and very colourful.
Decorative export painting from Bali of a more than average quality.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Turkey
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Constantinopolis expugnatio a turchis. Folio CCXLIX ], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Constantinopolis expugnatio a turchis. Folio CCXLIX ]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 458x323mm. Wood block print with letter press. Some marginal minor age-toning on the outer left hand margin. Size of illustration 230x225mm.
Panoramic town-view of Istanbul to show the capture of the city by the Turks in 1453. A imaginary view: however the earliest obtainable view of this period.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Liber chronicarum...
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RUSCELLI, G.,  Tabula Asiae I., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Tabula Asiae I.
Venice, 1561, Coloured.. 185x245mm. In very good condition, dark impression.
Uncommon first edition of this classical map of Turkey, prepared by Ptolemy.
Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuto.
The curious fact is that this map is one of two that were engraved on...
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RUSCELLI, G.,  Natolia nuova tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Natolia nuova tavola.
Venice, 1561, Coloured.. 185x245mm. In very good condition, dark impression.
Uncommon first edition of this early map of Turkey.
Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuto. The curious fact is that this map is one of two that were engraved on the same plate, printed and th...
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MUNSTER, S., Constantinopel., antique map, old maps MUNSTER, S. - Constantinopel.
Basle, ca. 1570, no colours. 220x378mm. A small touch of browning, traces of the original frames, otherwise fine.
An early, fine, extremely detailed woodcut depicting a bird's-eye view of Istanbul as seen from the perspective showing it out on a spur, with Pera across the water to the right. All the buildings of the city are shown, including the Serraglio, and the sea is full with shipping.
One of the ear...
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MÜNSTER, S.,  [Asia Minor - Turkey], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - [Asia Minor - Turkey]
Basle, 1550-1580, Uncoloured.. 135x180mm. Wood block print with letter press in German. Left hand margin cut close, shaving the image.
Very early map of the Asian part of Turkey. From his Cosmographia, that great compendium of Renaissance knowledge. An exciting print.
Sebastian Münster was born in Nierder-Ingelheim, near Mainz on 20th January 1488, the son of Andreas Münster. In 1505, he joined the Franciscan Order, a...
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DANCKERTS, D.,  Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa., antique map, old maps DANCKERTS, D. - Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.
Amsterdam, 1660, Uncoloured. 400x510mm. A very good and dark impression. Paper slightly browned. Very good throughout.
A rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Latin, Dutch and French and a numbered key 1-29 to the principal buildings in town.
Published by Dancker Danckerts (1634-1666)....
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DE WIT, F,  Constantinopolis., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F - Constantinopolis.
Amsterdam, 1680, Uncoloured.. 393x505mm. Mint condition.
Extremely rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul published by Frederick de Wit. With a numbered key (1-17) to principal places in town and a poem in Latin, Dutch, English and French.
The view is cribbed directly from the Merian view of 1635. Van den Hoeye double the h...
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DE WIT, F, Constantinopolis., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F - Constantinopolis.
Amsterdam, 1680, Coloured.. 393x505mm. Paper slightly age toned. Very good condition.
Rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul published by Frederick de Wit. With a numbered key (1-17) to principal places in town and a poem in Latin, Dutch, English and French.
The view is cribbed directly from the Merian view of 1635. Van den Hoeye double the height of th...
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VON BIRKEN, S.,  Adrianopel. (Edirne), antique map, old maps VON BIRKEN, S. - Adrianopel. (Edirne)
Nuremberg, Jacob Sandrart, 1684, Uncoloured.. 58x104mm. Good condition. Paper slightly age-toned. Contemporarily pasted on a larger sheet.
Panoramic view of Adrianopel or it's modern name Edirne in European Turkey, near the border with Greece and Bulgaria.
Published in "Der Donau-Strand Mit allen seinen Ein- und Zuflüssen. . .". Published by Jacob Sandrart....
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DE ROSSI, G.,  Natolia detta anticamente Asia minore…, antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - Natolia detta anticamente Asia minore…
Rome, 1686-1688, In attractive colours.. 425x568mm. Some very minor age toning. Dark impression. Very good.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of Ancient Turkey, with Cyprus. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In upper center title cartouche.
The cartographer was Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola (1643-1695) who was active in Modena in Italy.
. The principal settlements, mountain ranges a...
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BONNART, H.,  Garde du corps de sa Hautesse. . ., antique map, old maps BONNART, H. - Garde du corps de sa Hautesse. . .
Paris, c. 1690, Uncoloured.. 255x180mm. Good condition. Very good.
Beautiful engraving by Henri Bonnart (1642?-1711) vis-à-vis les Mathurins au Coq. Printed with the privilege of the King.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.,  Gli Dardanelli., antique map, old maps PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Gli Dardanelli.
Antwerp, c.1690, Uncoloured.. 105x255mm. Good and dark impression.
Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Dardanelle street at the Aegean Sea. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).
The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prints related to the Habsburg-Ottoman war (1683-1699) and the Ottoman Empire, i...
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BONNART, H.,  Damoiselle Turcque en chambre. . ., antique map, old maps BONNART, H. - Damoiselle Turcque en chambre. . .
Paris, 1690, Uncoloured.. 235x175mm. Very good condition. Wide margin.
Beautiful engraving by Henri Bonnart (1642?-1711) vis-à-vis les Mathurins au Coq. Printed with the privilege of the King.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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BONNART, H.,  Femme Turque vestue a la moresque., antique map, old maps BONNART, H. - Femme Turque vestue a la moresque.
Paris, 1690, Uncoloured.. 233x175mm. Very good condition. Wide margin.
Beautiful engraving by Henri Bonnart (1642?-1711) vis-à-vis les Mathurins au Coq. Printed with the privilege of the King.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Cluver, P., Chersonesi Quae Hodie Natolia Descripto. (shows Cyprus), antique map, old maps Cluver, P. - Chersonesi Quae Hodie Natolia Descripto. (shows Cyprus)
Amsterdam, 1697, no colors. 200x250mm. In fine condition.
A very decorative map showing Asia Minor. It extends from Armenia Minor to Hardianopolis, and from Crete to Cyprus. It first appeared in 1697.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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ANONYMOUS,  Mahomet V. Türkischer Kayser., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Mahomet V. Türkischer Kayser.
Germany, c. 1720, Uncoloured.. 145x90mm. Good condition.
Portrait of Mahomet V. son of Mustapha II. succeeded in 1730, on the deposition of his uncle, Achmet III.
Mahomet was more respectable for his pacific disposition, than his militairy exploits. He died in 1754....
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KHEVENHILLER, F.,  Osmann der altiste sohn Achmats der Ersten., antique map, old maps KHEVENHILLER, F. - Osmann der altiste sohn Achmats der Ersten.
Leipzig, Weidmann 1721-1726, Uncoloured.. 285x180mm. Some brown staining. Good condition.
Portrait of Osmann (1605-1622) by Franz Christoph Khevenhiller, from Annales Ferdinandei, oder warhaffte Beschreibung Käysers Ferdinandi des anderen, mildesten Gedächtniss... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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AA, P. van der,  Turquie en Asie, suivant les nouvelles observations.., antique map, old maps AA, P. van der - Turquie en Asie, suivant les nouvelles observations..
Leiden, 1728, Uncoloured.. 260x385mm. Good and dark impression. Upper margin cut till neatline.
Uncommon edition of this map of Turkey, Holy Land, Armenia, including Cyprus. With decorative title cartouche lower left corner.
This example is unusual in having the additional separately engraved decorative framework border around the map, the resultant visual effect being particularly striking...
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CLUVER., Chersonesi quae hodie Natolia Descriptio., antique map, old maps CLUVER. - Chersonesi quae hodie Natolia Descriptio.
Amsterdam, ca. 1730, Uncoloured.. 200x250mm. Good condition with fold as issued. Dark impression, good margins.
Lovely map of Asia Minor, with some parts of the eastern Greek Archipelago, plus Cyprus and northern Syria. Cherub holding banner title in top right corner.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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HASE, J.M.,  Five plans on one sheet: Istanbul, London, Rome, Lima, Amsterdam., antique map, old maps HASE, J.M. - Five plans on one sheet: Istanbul, London, Rome, Lima, Amsterdam.
Nuremberg, Homann, 1739, In original colours.. 295x370mm. Wide right margin, left margin cut close. Dark impression. Fine.
A rare composite sheet of engravings of town-plans of Istanbul, London, Rome, Lima, Amsterdam
From : "Regni Davidici et Salomon Descriptio Geographica et Historica, una cum delineatione Syriae e Aegypti - juncta est huic operi Consideratio Urbium Maximarum Veterum...
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ALBRIZZI, G. , Nuova Carta del Europa Turchesca., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G. - Nuova Carta del Europa Turchesca.
Venice, 1740, Uncoloured.. 280x335mm. Minor (old) repair to lower centrefold split, centrefold now flattened out, some minor foxing - else good. Wide margins.
Isaak Tiron's uncommon map of Asia Minor, Cyprus, Crete, the Black Sea, The Crimea, Greece and the Balkans. Although attributed to Tirion, the map was actually engraved by Albruzzi in Venice. Mileage scales in French German and English, below a plain boxed title.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.,  Constantinople ville de Romanie et capitale de l'Empire des Turcs., antique map, old maps CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A. - Constantinople ville de Romanie et capitale de l'Empire des Turcs.
Paris, ca.1750, Uncoloured.. 340x509mm. A larger paper copy (495x645mm.) in very fine to mint condition.
A very decorative and extremely rare town-view of Istanbul, including a numbered legend in lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline and first published in 1692 by Crepy, here the rare Jacques Chereau re-issue, with a re-worked plate, of... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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ANONYMOUS, Carta Topografica di Costantinopoli e dei Luoghi adiacenti., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Carta Topografica di Costantinopoli e dei Luoghi adiacenti.
Italy, c1770, Uncoloured.. 270x230mm. Dark impression on hand-laid paper. Mounted onto card-board. With toning and some brown-spotting. With horizontal and vertical fold, and a crease to the right side.
Unidentified Italian map of the Bosporus and the Prince Islands (Adalar) in the Sea of Marmara. Indicates a fire signal at each entrance of the Strait. Furthers with numerous place names, castles and the ruins of Joros! With the title cartouche and a small compass rose.

An unusual and ver...
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ZATTA, A., La Turchia d'Asia che comprende L'Anatolia, la Giorgia, l'Armenia…, antique map, old maps ZATTA, A. - La Turchia d'Asia che comprende L'Anatolia, la Giorgia, l'Armenia…
Venice, 1784, In original o/l colours.. 298x395mm. Repairs to some wormholes and tears, centrefold flattened out, a diagonal crease to lower left margin, light age toning.
Antonio Zatta's map of Turkey in Asia, covering Iraq, Syria, Crete, Cyprus, Armenia and Georgia. Decorative title cartouche in top left corner.
Zatta (1722-1804) was an Italian cartographer, based in Venice, whose major cartographic contribution was a 4 volume work entitled "Atlante Novissimo"...
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John Tallis /J. Rapkin/H. Warren /J. Rogers, Turkey in Europe., antique map, old maps John Tallis /J. Rapkin/H. Warren /J. Rogers - Turkey in Europe.
London 1858, Original outline colouring.. 275x340mm. In very good condition.
A highly detailed and decorative map of European Turkey bordering the Black Sea and surrounding countries with three vignette illustrations.
One of the John Tallis maps published around the time of the Crimea War by The London Printing and Publishing Company.
The map is enhanced by thre...
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MEYER, J.,  Specialkarte der Asiatischen Turkey : 1. Blatt Anadoli (Klein - Asien), antique map, old maps MEYER, J. - Specialkarte der Asiatischen Turkey : 1. Blatt Anadoli (Klein - Asien)
Hildburghausen, 1860, In original o/l colours.. 360x413mm. In good condition.
Steel engraved map of western part of Turkey, engraved by Ifslieb and J. Grassl.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Hydrographic Office , The Bosporus and Golden Horn., antique map, old maps Hydrographic Office - The Bosporus and Golden Horn.
Taunton, 1968, Original light colour.. 990x660mm. Good condition.
A large chart of the Bosporus from the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea with an inset plan of Halic The Golden Horn.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Cluver / Jansson, Thraciae Veteris Typus, antique map, old maps Cluver / Jansson - Thraciae Veteris Typus
Amsterdam, 1683 , Early Hand colour. 204x158mm. In very good condition.
This attractive small map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius and is based on Ortelius' map of the same title.
It covers the ancient region of Thrace, present-day European Turkey and part of Greece.
The map has two attractive strapwork cartouches. From the publication 'Introductionis in Unive...
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BARTHOLOMEW, J.,  Turkey in Asia., antique map, old maps BARTHOLOMEW, J. - Turkey in Asia.
Edinburg, In original printed colours.. 420x580mm. Engraved and printed in colours.
Very detailed map of Turkey. Inset of Cyprus. The map was printed from lithographic stones taken from a hand-engraved steel plate. The cartographer John Bartholomew of Edinburgh was one of the most successful publishers of maps at the end of the 19th century of Scotland. All of the major towns, cit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Tartarie / Siberia
LANGENES, B.,  Tartaria., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. - Tartaria.
Amsterdam, 1609, Uncoloured.. 84x120mm. Some marginal paper thinness. Paper age-toned.
A miniature map showing China, Korea and Russia. Title cartouche on the upper left corner.
First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Kaerius and Jodocus Hondius I. The atlas set a new standard for minor...
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SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.,  A newe mape of Tartary., antique map, old maps SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J. - A newe mape of Tartary.
London, 1627, Coloured.. 385x505mm. Good condition. Repair of small split lower part center fold.
Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of the cities of Astrakhan, Samarkand and Cambalu, with an illustration of a "house in Nova Zemla".
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MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J., Tartaria., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J. - Tartaria.
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 340x495mm. Paper is limp and slightly age-toned, as usual, repairs to centerfold, some marks and slight damage to map surface. Right margin slim. Old Hanging clips still attached to upper corners.
Good dark, strong impression, French text on verso.
Published in Hondius' editions of the Mercator Atlas from 1606 onwards, showing China, Korea and the northern Pacific coast of America showing the two continents separated by the Straits of Anian. Very fine and decorative engraving.
Strap-work title cartouche, mileage scale. Figures of a...
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OLEARIUS, A.,  Vera Delineatio Prouinciae Fertilissimae . . ., antique map, old maps OLEARIUS, A. - Vera Delineatio Prouinciae Fertilissimae . . .
Schleßwig, Zur Glocken, 1647, Uncoloured.. 278x330mm. Printed on thin paper. Good margins. Size of paper 300 x 345mm. Small repair of tear of paper in center part. Dark impression.
Detailed map of the Southern Caspian Sea, showing the area north of Tehran. From the rare first edition "Offt begehrte Beschreibung der newen orientalischen Rejse, so durch Gelegenheit einer Holsteinischen Legation an d. König in Persien geschehen.".

Adam Olearius was a seventeenth-centu...
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OLEARIUS, A.,  View of Derbendt an der Persischen Grentze., antique map, old maps OLEARIUS, A. - View of Derbendt an der Persischen Grentze.
Paris, Abraham de Wicquefort , 1656, Uncoloured.. 194x334mm. Printed on thin paper. Good margins.
An early town-view of Derbent, in the Republic of Dagestan. From "Voyages en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse, par Adam Olearius".
Adam Olearius was a seventeenth-century German scholar, employed as secretary to an embassy sent by the small German state of Holstein to exp...
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OLEARIUS, A.,  Tarku Urbs Tartaroum in Dagestan ad mare Caspium., antique map, old maps OLEARIUS, A. - Tarku Urbs Tartaroum in Dagestan ad mare Caspium.
Paris, Abraham de Wicquefort , 1656, Uncoloured.. 203x243mm. Printed on thin paper. Good margins.
An early town-view of Tarku, in the Republic of Dagestan.
From "Voyages en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse, par Adam Olearius".
Adam Olearius was a seventeenth-century German scholar, employed as secretary to an embassy sent by the small German state of Holstein to...
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GOOS, P.,  Noordoost Cust van Asia van Japan tot Nova Zemla., antique map, old maps GOOS, P. - Noordoost Cust van Asia van Japan tot Nova Zemla.
Amsterdam, 1666, In attractive strong original colours.. 450x545mm. On double-ply paper as issued. Wide margins. A good and dark impression. Colours heightened with gold.
An eye-catching chart of Hokkaido and the Islands to the North of Japan. Ships navigate the seas around the Siberian, Chinese and Japanese coast extending as far west as Nova Zembla.
The chart continues eastwards to include Xantung province and Korea, mainland Japan and the land mass to the nor...
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BLOME, Richard, A General Mapp of the Kingdoms of Tartaria. Designed by Monsieur Sanson, , antique map, old maps BLOME, Richard - A General Mapp of the Kingdoms of Tartaria. Designed by Monsieur Sanson,
London, 1680, Coloured.. 255x390mm. Very good condition.
A rare map of Tartary, engraved by Thomas Burnford after the map by Nicolas Sanson and published in Richard Blome's 'Geographical Description of the Four Parts of the World'.
It shows from the Caspian Sea east to the Great Wall of China to the Pacific coast, on this map called The Tartarian Sea....
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DE ROSSI, G.,  La Gran Tartaria divisa nelle sue parti pricipali da Giacomo Cantelli. . ., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - La Gran Tartaria divisa nelle sue parti pricipali da Giacomo Cantelli. . .
Rome, 1683, Coloured.. 425x535mm. Paper slightly age toned. In very good condition.
In upper right hand corner a large title cartouche with dedication to Tavernier and Thévenot. The cartographer was Giacomo Cantelli (1643-1695) who was active in Modena in Italy. The confusion concerning the northern territories is quite evident in this depiction of the region.
A comparison wit...
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SANSON, N., La Grande Tartarie., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - La Grande Tartarie.
Paris, c. 1690, Coloured.. 190x245mm. In very good condition
Nicolas Sanson (1600-67), ' father of the French cartography' and founder of the Sanson firm. Atlas ' Cartes générales de toutes les parties du Monde, 1658-70 and a pocket atlas in 4 parts ( 1656-1705).A map of Siberia. from the Dutch edition of Nicolas Sanson's pocket atlas.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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OLEARIUS, A.,  Tarku Urbs Tartaroum in Dagestan ad mare Caspium., antique map, old maps OLEARIUS, A. - Tarku Urbs Tartaroum in Dagestan ad mare Caspium.
Hamburg, 1696, Uncoloured.. 267x240mm. Copper engraving (200x240mm.) and letter press.
An early town-view of Tarku, in the Republic of Dagestan. From the scarce Hamburg edition "Viel Vermehrte Moscowitische und Persianische Reisebeschreibung" by Adam Olearius.
Underneath the copper engraving we find an interesting description of the scene printed in l...
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