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SANSON, N., Les Isles du Iapon., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Les Isles du Iapon.
Paris, ca. 1652, Coloured.. 184x235mm. Map has been cleaned, paper thinning to margins - else in good condition.
A very pleasant map of the island of Japan as seen in the mid-seventeenth century by the important and influential French cartographer, Nicolas Sanson. The map also shows part of Korea and 'Terre de Iesso', features a lovely strapwork title, and three scales of miles. Sanson's work has always been k... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N., Carte de L'Empire du Japon. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de L'Empire du Japon. . .
Paris, 1752, Uncoloured. 220x315mm. In very good condition. Wide margins, heavy paper with strong print.
A nice map of the islands of Japan embellished with fine baroque decorations. This is a reduced version of Bellin’s influential map made for Jesuit Father Pierre-Francois-Xavier de Charlevoix’s "Histoire du Japon".
Japan is presented on the Kaempfer/Scheuchzer model with several corrections to...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 290)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ZATTA, A.,  L'Impero del Giapon diviso in sette principali parti cive.., antique map, old maps ZATTA, A. - L'Impero del Giapon diviso in sette principali parti cive..
Venice, 1785, In original o/l colours.. 311x402mm. Paper slightly age-toned. In good condition. With good margins.
The map of the Japanese Empire published by Antonio Zatta (1757-97) continued to show most of the inaccuracies of earlier eighteenth-century maps.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 480 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Hikotaro, S., Map of Tokyo., antique map, old maps Hikotaro, S. - Map of Tokyo.
Tokyo, 1887, Original colours. 520x740mm. In very good condition, strong print and paper, original hand colouring. Folds as published.
A very attractive folded engraved map of Tokyo in the Japanese and English languages in woodblock colour. It shows views of tourist attractions.
It includes an address chart, guide for tourists and a legend. The English translations comes with mistakes like “Station of Gen D’arm”, “Boundary of...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Japan cities
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, 1760, Coloured.. 195x330mm. In good condition. Slight offsetting. And light paper toning. Good impression.
Attractive and well detailed plan of Nagasaki, large title cartouche with reference key to principal points of interest. Deshima is central to the map.
Jacques Nicolaas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was app...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 135)

Starting bid
$ 70
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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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JAIME, Vue Interieure d'un Theatre a Jedo., antique map, old maps JAIME - Vue Interieure d'un Theatre a Jedo.
Paris, ca 1837, In original colours.. 255x385mm. Lthography. In good condition, paper is lightly browned and toned, some brown stains. Good margins, good impression.
A typical theatre scene in Tokyo, as seen during the first half of the nineteenth century. It shows a packed theatre, looking at events being reenacted on stage, and elsewhere. The print is very colourful, with Japanese script running down the left side.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS., [Plan of Edo / Tokyo.], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - [Plan of Edo / Tokyo.]
Tokoyo, ca 1852, In attractive strong original colours.. 535x460mm. In good / fair condition. Multi folded, much of the verso has had extensive Japanese archival paper repairs, worm holes repaired, side margins very tight. Map is generally toned. A good impression.
A fascinating and impressive town plan of Edo/Yedo in Japan, during the Tokugawa Shogunate of the 1850s. After 1868, Yedo was renamed Tokyo.
Map is entirely in Japanese, showing streets, parks, prominent building locations, river, house and / or building names? Shortly after this plan was produ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4

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