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ORTELIUS, A.,  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1584, In attractive strong original colours.. 365x470mm. In mint condition. Latin text on verso.
The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.
Japan is shown on a curious curved projection reminiscent of Portugues...
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Estimate
($ 6,500 - 7,000)

Bid received
$ 5,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  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 ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux..
Paris , 1737, Uncoloured.. 600x530mm. Dark impression.
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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Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,200)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 very fine condition, slight staining to outer margins. 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 conte...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Johann Matthaus Haas, Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae Mappa et Descriptio Gegraphica ex mappis particularibus quas Sinarum Rex Kanghi opera patrum Missionarium . . . R.P. du Halde, antique map, old maps Johann Matthaus Haas - Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae Mappa et Descriptio Gegraphica ex mappis particularibus quas Sinarum Rex Kanghi opera patrum Missionarium . . . R.P. du Halde
Nuremburg 1750, Original colours.. 537x608mm. Good condition. Small splits in middle fold and few small cracks in margin.
Detailed early map of China, based upon Du Halde's map of China, published circa 1736. Map extending to the Gobi Desert in the North and including Formosa and Hainan Islands, with a large decorative cartouche and explanatory table, based upon the works of Du Halde and D'Anville.
Chinese, Tarta...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
HOMANN, HEIRS.,  Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, HEIRS. - Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae. . .
Nuremberg, 1760, In original colours.. 585x521mm. Short margins as issued. Paper very slightly age toned and a marginal water stain.
General map of China extending to the Gobi Desert in the North, including the islands of Taiwan and Hainan. The map is based on the work of du Halde. An appealing title cartouche bottom right with allegorical images and explanatory table..
Taiwan with many place names, the island is divided in ...
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Estimate
($ 750 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
HOMANN HEIRS., Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae.., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS. - Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae..
Nuremberg, 1760, Coloured.. 585x521mm. Map in good overall condition, however, the left margin is slim, paper lightly age toned and with some water stains, some browning to centrefold.
A general map of China, including the islands of Taiwan and Hainan. The map is based on the work of du Halde.
An appealing title cartouche bottom right tilled with allegorical images.
Taiwan shown, general map with many place names.
The map extends from the Gobi Desert in the north ...
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Estimate
($ 420 - 480)

Starting bid
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BONNE, R., Empire de la Chine, Rme. de Coree, ad Isles Du Japon., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - Empire de la Chine, Rme. de Coree, ad Isles Du Japon.
Paris, c. 1780, no color. 235x345mm. With age toning to edge of margins and some light spotting.
Very attractive map of China that includes 11 different scales. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Impero Della China., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Impero Della China.
Venice, 1781, Coloured.. 280x397mm. Vertical and horizontal folds as issued. Binding folds flattened. Very fine image.
The map is of interest for the use of Mare di Corea, the sea between Korea and Japan.

Attractive and scarce map of China with Korea, Taiwan and Hainan from "Teatro Della Guerra" the Italian version of Bellin's Petit Atlas Maritime. De...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FULLARTON, A., China., antique map, old maps FULLARTON, A. - China.
Edinburgh, 1854, In original o/l colours.. 410x530mm. Paper lightly age toned - else in very good condition.
A lovely, large map of China, with insets the Island of Chusan, and the Estuary of the Canto River from Hong Kong to Canton. Korean peninsula shown. Good detail and excellent physical features.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LTD.,  China Manchuria and Mongolia., antique map, old maps GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LTD. - China Manchuria and Mongolia.
London, ca. 1930, In original printed colours.. 505x600mm. Folding map in its original paper wrapper. In very good condition, folds as issued.
A large and concise map of China, Manchuria and neighbouring Mongolia. With its original biscuit coloured paper wrappers, and publisher's advertisements. Lower left has inset maps of Hong Kong and of Peiping (Peking / Beijing).
Upper left has a table of altered place names, and their new names...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
China cities
DE BRY, Th.,  Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A Chinese vessel from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From Part II, PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS, IN QU JOHAN. HUGONIS LINTSCOTANI NAVIGATIO IN ORIENTEM.
After his stay in the Indian city of Goa, Van Li...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  A Parade of Noblemen in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - A Parade of Noblemen in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
This famous and desirable scene from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From Part II, PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS, IN QU JOHAN. HUGONIS LINTSCOTANI NAVIGATIO IN ORIENTEM.
After his stay in the Indian city...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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.
A rare, very decorative, early view of the Chinese city of Kochin, from the river. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
KITCHIN, Th.,  Chinese Temples. Sin-Ko-Tsyen. Canton, Sancian Isle. Ma-Kao., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Th. - Chinese Temples. Sin-Ko-Tsyen. Canton, Sancian Isle. Ma-Kao.
London, 1745-1747, Uncoloured.. 205x317mm. Good impression and paper slightly age toned and stained.
An attractive print divided into four areas, two depicting Chinese temples and the other two with maps of the city of Canton, the island of Sancian and the island of Ma-Kao (Macao).
Engraved by J. Wood - with his signature in lower bottom.
From Astley, Thomas, "A New General Collections ...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ACADEMIE IMPERIALE,  Vue de la Rue des Marchands Chinoises a Nankin., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE IMPERIALE - Vue de la Rue des Marchands Chinoises a Nankin.
Augsburg, 1760, Original colours.. 310x410mm. In very attractive original colours. Light water stain in margins affecting engraved area.
So-called optical print illustrating a parade of vessels. Engraved by F.X. Habermann (1721-1796).
The Academie Imperiale was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular specialty establishments in P...
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Estimate
($ 480 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J.N.,  Villes de la Province de Chensi. Steden van't Landschap Shensi of Shansi., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Villes de la Province de Chensi. Steden van't Landschap Shensi of Shansi.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 210x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of two local town plans of "Si-Ngan-Fu: Capitale, Hoofdstad." and "Tchang Lan, Ou Tchouang Lan.", both cities in the province of Shanxi.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Engraved by J. van Schley. ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Tchin-Ywen-Fou (...). Chin-Ywen-Fu, (...), in't Landschap Quey-Chew, of Koei-Tcheou., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Tchin-Ywen-Fou (...). Chin-Ywen-Fu, (...), in't Landschap Quey-Chew, of Koei-Tcheou.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 208x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of three local town plans each with extensive titles : "Lan-Tcheou ou Lan-Chew Dans la Province Chensi (…). Lan-Chew, of Lan-Tcheou, in't Landschap Shensi, verblyfplaats des tweden Onderkonings van Shen-Si." Upper right: "Can Tcheou ou Kan-Chew (…). Kan-Chew, of Kan-Tcheou, in't Lan... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang. / Grondtekening [floor plan] van eenige Steden van't Landschap Hu-Quang., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang. / Grondtekening [floor plan] van eenige Steden van't Landschap Hu-Quang.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 208x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of three local town plans each with extensive titles :"Yong Chew Fu, ou Yong Tcheou Fou." Centre: "Vu Chang Fu, ou Vou-Tchang-Fou Capitale: Hoofdstad." Right: "Whang Chew Fu, ou Hoang-Tcheou-Fou."
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d'...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Cité de Nang Hyong Fu, tiree the Nieuhof. De Stad van Nan-Hyong-Fu, uit Nieuhof., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Cité de Nang Hyong Fu, tiree the Nieuhof. De Stad van Nan-Hyong-Fu, uit Nieuhof.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 180x258mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting view of Nan-Hyong-Fu with harbour and fort.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Engraved by J. van Schley. With Dutch title in bottom part. Much rarer than the French edition....
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Estimate
($ 45 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
FERRARIO, G.,  [XI. Ritratti d'Imperatori e d'uomini celebri]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XI. Ritratti d'Imperatori e d'uomini celebri].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 200x149mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting portraits of Chinese emperors and famous men, engraved by Zanconi. Plate N°11.

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'a...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXX. Donne della provincia di Kiang-Nan, e piedi delle donne Cinesi]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXX. Donne della provincia di Kiang-Nan, e piedi delle donne Cinesi].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x130mm. Paper very slightly age toned. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting women of the province of Kiang-Nan, and the shoes and feet of Chinese women, engraved by L Bigatti. Plate N°70.

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 le...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XXXVI. Cappelletta di campagna]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XXXVI. Cappelletta di campagna].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 194x137mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a chapel of at the Chinese country side, engraved by A. Rancati. Plate N°36.

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'apr...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XXXIV. Bonzo in abito di cerimonia]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XXXIV. Bonzo in abito di cerimonia].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 185x132mm. Paper with some light spotting. Rest in good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Chinese bronze, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°34.

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'an...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 20)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXIV. Vetture, lettighe]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXIV. Vetture, lettighe].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 192x135mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting different ways of Chinese transportations, engraved by A. Rancati. Plate N°74.

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'a...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XLIII. Aratro, seminatojo]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XLIII. Aratro, seminatojo].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 200x135mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese agricultural life, engraved by G. Bigatti. Plate N°43.

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 monumen...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XVII. Trono, Yu-U o scetro]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XVII. Trono, Yu-U o scetro].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 186x132mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Chinese throne and a scepter, engraved by A. Rancati. Plate N°17.

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 mo...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XX. Armi antiche e machine da guerra]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XX. Armi antiche e machine da guerra].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x135mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting ancient Chinese weapons and war machines, engraved by Bigatti. Plate N°20.

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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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXIII. Varj giuochi]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXIII. Varj giuochi].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 187x153mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese games, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°73.

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'antiq...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXXX. Divinità suprema]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXXX. Divinità suprema].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 182x132mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese supreme divinity, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°80.

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...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [VIII. Animali e Vegetabilidella Cina]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [VIII. Animali e Vegetabilidella Cina].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 275x205mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese, animals and plants, engraved by G. Zancon. Plate N°8.

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 monumen...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [XXXIX. Varj sepolcri ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [XXXIX. Varj sepolcri ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 136x202mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese tombs, engraved by L. Rossi. Plate N°39.

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'antiqu...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [LXIX. Abiti delle donne]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [LXIX. Abiti delle donne].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 182x127mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting women wearing Chinese dresses, engraved by L Bigatti. Plate N°11.

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 monu...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
China provinces
BLAEU, J.,  Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.
Amsterdam, ca 1660, In very attractive original colours.. 396x480mm. Very good to mint condition. Very hard to get in this type of rich contemporary colouring and cartouches with a few gold highlights.
A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.
Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaoning Provinces.
Ornamental figured cartouche and mile scale. In the centre of the map we find the bay of Xang with the neighbo...
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Estimate
($ 1,600 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J., Carte de L'isle de Cheu-Chan., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de L'isle de Cheu-Chan.
Paris, 1749, Coloured.. 250x370mm. In good condition with natural age toning.
Striking map of the area of China, east of Ningbo in Chekiang Province across from Shanghai.
The map was by Bellin in 1749.
Interestingly, the large, detailed compass rose orients north to the right. There is a title cartouche. ...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.,  l'Isle de Cheu-chan ou Isle de Chusan., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - l'Isle de Cheu-chan ou Isle de Chusan.
Paris, 1749, Uncoloured.. 365x262mm. With some age toning.
A striking map of of Cheu-Chan in the province of Che-Kiang and surrounding islands in China. It was published in "HISTOIRE GENERALE DES VOYAGES" by Prevost in 1749.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 49
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHLEY, J., Kaart der Baai van Chin-Chew, of Chang-Chew., antique map, old maps SCHLEY, J. - Kaart der Baai van Chin-Chew, of Chang-Chew.
Paris, 1759, Uncoloured.. 230x310mm. In good condition with the map originally folding, now flattened.
This map features the Bay of Changchow in the Fukien province. The map features a floral title cartouche. The Dutch title is at the bottom.

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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de l'Entrée de la riviere de Canton Dressee sur les Observations les plus recentes., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de l'Entrée de la riviere de Canton Dressee sur les Observations les plus recentes.
Paris, 1738-1775, Uncoloured.. 255x205mm. Dark impression. Folds as issued. In very good condition.
A small but very early and interesting map of the mouth of the Canton River with the island of Macao and the future site of Hong Kong (Sinn-gan-hien). The fortified city of Canton is divided into Tartar and Chinese districts
The compass is in the lower central position, radiating out across the...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
STAUGHTON., George., Sketch of A Journey from Hang-Tchoo-Foo To Quang-Tchoo-Foo or Canton in China., antique map, old maps STAUGHTON., George. - Sketch of A Journey from Hang-Tchoo-Foo To Quang-Tchoo-Foo or Canton in China.
London, 1796, Uncoloured.. 640x455mm. Map has been cleaned. Very small tear to centrefold, tiny nicks and tears to margins. Paper limp. Missing the letter 'h' in title 'Sketch'.
A detailed map taken from, from Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'.
The map shows the second part of Macartney's return from the summer palace at Chengde, north of Beijing, after meeting the Emperor. He returned overland to Bei...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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