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Malaysia / Singapore
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE., Carte Plate de la partie Septentrionale du Détroit de Malac depuis la Rade d'Achem jusqu'à Malac., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte Plate de la partie Septentrionale du Détroit de Malac depuis la Rade d'Achem jusqu'à Malac.
Paris, 1775, Colored. 485x715mm. Very good impression, printed on heavy paper. Toning and a few small spots to the central fold. Wide margins with some faint soiling and toning. Decorative colouring!
A large sea-chart of the strait of Malacca, with a part of Sumatra and Malaysia. Highly detailed with bays, depth soundings, hazards, islands, rivers, etc.

A French sailor and hydrographer, D'Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780) used new instruments to correct the latitudes measured by pre...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 400)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Syria
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium. LXXV, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium. LXXV
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 380x225mm. Some marginal water staining in margins and 3 cm into printed area in the upper part of page. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition.
Latin text page with woodcuts on recto and verso of Saints, Kings, and Queens. In upper left Jaddua (Jadus), the sixth priest of the Jews.
With one of the earliest description of Syria: "a country in Asia, is bordered on the East by the river Euphrates, on the West by the Little Sea (i.e., the ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Bagnan de Moka., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Bagnan de Moka.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 175x100mm. In very good condition.
Originally hand-colored mezzotint of a Banyan costume in Mocha, Yemen 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 eightee...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Taiwan
BELLIN, J.N., L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine.
Paris, ca. 1765, Uncoloured. 235x284mm. Deep engraving, in original uncoloured state, original folds have been flattened. Narrow margin on left side as commonly seen. Some faint offset.
This well-known map of Taiwan was prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, and was based on Jesuit information. The text along the island's east-coast claims: Of this coast little is known.
The map is also showing part of the coast of China and the Island of Magong. The map marks the ruins of Fort Z...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 320
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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