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DE BRY, Th.,  Funeral in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Funeral in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A scene of a funeral in China 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 o...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 84  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
ANONYMOUS,  Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton]
Canton?, c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 59x90mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting The Dutch "Folly Fort" off Canton. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.
Forts were built in several places, to defend the city and river from pirate attacks, for example....
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 840  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Kancheu., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Kancheu.
c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 65x122mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting Kancheu. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,008  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PROBST,G.B.,  Vue d'une Rue Nanking., antique map, old maps PROBST,G.B. - Vue d'une Rue Nanking.
Augsburg 1760, Original colours.. 310x410mm. In very attractive original colours. Good margins.
A well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg. After a design by P.van Blankaert.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be vi...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  A fan combines views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (left), China, ca 1850-1860., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A fan combines views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (left), China, ca 1850-1860.
China, ca. 1850-1860, In original colours.. 120x280mm. Folding fan. Fan painted with a view of the foreign factory site at Canton important figures and a view of Hong Kong. The fan has pierced bone sticks and guards with a hand painted leaf. On verso 39 characters. Held in a lacquer box. Mint condition.
The fan shows nice images of Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 39 characters welcoming a r... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 3,780  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DIETH, H.,  Runde Strasse in Peking., antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Runde Strasse in Peking.
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 340x230mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene in Peking. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, India, China, Japa... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,940  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES,  Designs for porcelain plate with Chinese design., antique map, old maps Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES - Designs for porcelain plate with Chinese design.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 320x480mm. Very good condition.
In right hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 06502". And the numbers 11.153, 11.154, 11.155. Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prospective clients showing them the ra... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES,  Designs for Porcelain ware with Chinese design., antique map, old maps Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES - Designs for Porcelain ware with Chinese design.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 313x480mm. Very good condition. Pen and ink with water colour on paper.
In left hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 05501". Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prospective clients showing them the range of sizes, decorative motifs, and fini... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES,  Designs for two porcelain bowls with Chinese design., antique map, old maps Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES - Designs for two porcelain bowls with Chinese design.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 323x169mm. Pen and ink and water colour. Very good condition.
With numbers 4.601, 4.818. In top "Planche N° d'ordre : 03004.
Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prospective clients showing them the range of sizes, decorativ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES,  Designs for porcelain vase with Chinese motif., antique map, old maps FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES - Designs for porcelain vase with Chinese motif.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 480x320mm. Pen and ink with water colour. Very good condition.
With attractive pattern of a classic Chinese motif. In top "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04510" and the numbers 2,198. Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prospective clien... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 504  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES,  Designs for porcelain vases with Chinese motif., antique map, old maps FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES - Designs for porcelain vases with Chinese motif.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 480x320mm. Water colour on paper. Very good condition.
Hand coloured design of 13 vases with attractive patterns of a classic Chinese motif. In right "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04004" and the numbers 7.404, 2.074, 8.930 - 8.936, 770, 1.690, 1.546, 1.852, 1.733. This hand water colored print is a original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmain... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 504  

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Condition Rating: 2
China/Hong Kong/Tibet
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China..., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China...
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 452x605mm. Short lower margin. A strong impression printed on thick paper. Italian description on verso.
A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the islands around present-day Hong Kong.
The flamboyant decoration includes ceremonial Chinese barges and a large decorative gar...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,940  

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Condition Rating: 2
HARRIS, J.,  A view of the town and castle of Macao., antique map, old maps HARRIS, J. - A view of the town and castle of Macao.
London, 1746, Uncoloured.. 200x310mm. Some mainly marginal age-toning of paper.
Nice engraving shows the attack of the English ship "Centurion" on Macau, during which she captured a Portuguese ship that had sailed from Manila. In upper right corner "Vol. 1, page 354", taken from Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels by ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 700
Approx. Euro 588  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VAN KEULEN, J.,  Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.
Amsterdam, 1753, Coloured.. 505x572mm. Paper slightly age-toned and foxed. Two sheets joined, contemp. pasted on second piece of paper, who is a bit more browned on verso. Generally very good for such a chart.
A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..
Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keulen's.
Latitude scale, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings, anchorage's, etc. Many Dutch names and a wealth o...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,600  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
NICOL, G.,  A Plan of the city and harbour of Macao : a colony of the Portugueze, situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire. . ., antique map, old maps NICOL, G. - A Plan of the city and harbour of Macao : a colony of the Portugueze, situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire. . .
London, 1796, Coloured.. 687x524mm. Very good condition.
A large chart of Macao engraved by Benjamin Baker (fl. 1766-1824) and published by George Nicol. The town is shown in detail, with a 37-point key in English listing Forts, Parishes, Colleges, Covents, Chapels and other buildings of interest including the Customs House and the English Factory and ext... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,470  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VANDERMAELEN, Ph.,  [8 sheets - Partie du THIBET], antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, Ph. - [8 sheets - Partie du THIBET]
Brussels, 1825-1827, Original colours.. 470x500mm. Lithography, in original colours. Paper very slightly age toned. Plano sheets, mint condition. Each map ca. 470 x 500mm. Each sheet 520 x 700mm.
A set of 8 maps covering Tibet region and the Himalayas.

From his famous Atlas Universel . This atlas was one of the most remarkable world atlases ever produced, anticipating the International Map of the World and being the first atlas to show the entire land mass of the world on a...
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$ 1,350
Approx. Euro 1,134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
ANONYMOUS,  A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau.
China, ca. 1850-1860, In original colours.. 120x280mm. Folding fan. Black lacquered bamboo frame with gold decoration with double sheets of paper with paintings of the three most important "hongs" and on verso 45 characters, with their clothes are heightened with silk. Some minor usual wear and small repairs and 7 heads are missing.
The fan shows nice images of Macau, Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 45 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are heightened in silk and their ivory heads reported.

All three cities attracted visitors and temporary residents from around the ...
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$ 5,500
Approx. Euro 4,620  

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Condition Rating: 3
DIETH, H.,  Hong Kong. [Queen's Road], antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 270x380mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated. Framed.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,940  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIETH, H.,  Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street], antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street]
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 340x230mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene at "Pirate Street" in Hong Kong. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Min... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,100  

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Condition Rating: 2
LAUNAY, A.,  Mission du Kouang-Ton., antique map, old maps LAUNAY, A. - Mission du Kouang-Ton.
Lille, 1890, In original colours.. 268x418mm. Coloured lithography. Paper very slightly age toned. Accompanied by one page description of the region in French.
Important map of the coast of China from Hainan, Hong Kong, Macao up to Shantou, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the history of the French Missions in Indo-China at end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Centuries. His work became a primary referenc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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Condition Rating: 3
BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS,  COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901., antique map, old maps BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS - COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.
London, 1841 - 1901, Uncoloured.. 605x917mm. Generally in very good to very fine condition.
A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong.
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$ 25,000
Approx. Euro 21,000  

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Condition Rating: 2
SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L\'ARMEE.,  CANTON Kong-Teheou., antique map, old maps SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE. - CANTON Kong-Teheou.
Paris, 1898 updated for june 1904, In original colours.. 490x640mm. Map printed in helio engraving.
Very detailed (1:1.000.000) map centered on Macao and Victoria Island, showing soundings, English, Australian, Danish telegraph lines reaching Hong Kong and extended to Macao.
The French Service géographique des armées was founded in 1887 and provided the French military and administrativ...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 630  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Arabian Peninsula
PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.,  Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula), antique map, old maps PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G. - Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)
Vienna, 1525 -1541, In attractive strong colours.. 272x455mm. Good margins. With letter press and decorated initials on verso. Size of paper 400x550mm.
Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of the Arabian Peninsular prepared Martin Waldseemüller. River Rhine to the left.

Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "Ptolemy's Geographia". The atlas was reprinted in 1520, 1522, 1525, 1535 and 1541. ...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,040  

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Condition Rating: 2
RUSCELLI, G.,  Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.
Venice, 1598, Uncoloured.. 185x245mm. Mint condition. Italian text on verso.
Fine early map of Arabian peninsula, being one of the earliest modern maps of the region.
Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo" (Venice, 1561), with the present example being from the 1598 edition of the work. In 1574 a new plate was used which las...
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$ 850
Approx. Euro 714  

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Condition Rating: 1
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Descriptio Arabie / Arabia., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Descriptio Arabie / Arabia.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x122mm. Very fine condition. Some very light marginal staining. Dark impression.
A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower right 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...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

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Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  Turcici Imperii Imago., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Turcici Imperii Imago.
Amsterdam, 1629, In attractive colours.. 362x487mm. Lower part center fold repair, hardly notable. Else very good.
The map shows the Ottoman Empire with Turkey, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Arabia and North Eastern Africa. The map is decorated with a title cartouche and a portrait of the Turkish Sultan Sultan Mehmet III, 1595-1603 .

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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,512  

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Condition Rating: 4
SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.,  Carte des Trois Arabies. Tiree en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en Partie de Divers autres Autheurs. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P. - Carte des Trois Arabies. Tiree en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en Partie de Divers autres Autheurs. . .
Paris, 1654, In original o/l colours.. 396x490mm. A dark impression. Paper has been washed and strengthened due to foxing. Refreshment of old colour.
Rare map of the Arabian Peninsula, first published in 1654 and one of the first large maps focused specifically on the Arabian Peninsula. Sanson's map of the Arabian Peninsula continued to influence maps of the region throughout the latter part of the 17th century.
Engraved by Jean Somer.
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,260  

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Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Arabia., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Arabia.
Amsterdam, 1662, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x522mm. Good and dark impression. Latin text on verso. Repair of split upper margin (not affecting engraved area) and 5cm split in center of centerfold but no paper missing. Paper very slightly age toned. Generally very good.
A handsome map of the Arabian Peninsula drawn on a large scale on which the three classical divisions are shown with some urban centers and topographical features. There are also a certain number of illustrations representing animals and trees spread throughout the Arabian Peninsula. The tree symbol... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,520  

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Condition Rating: 3
DU VAL, P.,  Arabie., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Arabie.
Paris, 1676, Coloured.. 101x123mm. Slight marginal browning. Very good and dark impression.
Uncommon miniature map of the Arabian peninsula, from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de géographie in 1657, Pierre Duval published this smaller size atlas which contains a larger quantity of maps. The maps in the atlas appear to be derived fr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 550
Approx. Euro 462  

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Condition Rating: 2
PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.,  Maskatae, in Arabien., antique map, old maps PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Maskatae, in Arabien.
Antwerp, c.1690, Uncoloured.. 120x235mm. Some light marginal water staining. Good and dark impression.
Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Muscat, Oman’s port capital. 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 Ott...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 2
PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.,  Mocha, in Arabien. (View of Mocha, Yemen.), antique map, old maps PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G. - Mocha, in Arabien. (View of Mocha, Yemen.)
Antwerp, c.1690, Uncoloured.. 130x240mm. Some light water staining in top margin. Good and dark impression.
Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Mocha in Yemen.. 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,...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 2
MÜLLER, J. U.,  [Arabia], antique map, old maps MÜLLER, J. U. - [Arabia]
Ulm, 1692, In original o/l colours.. 63x75mm. Copper engraved map with letter press. German text. Nice dark impression. Size of sheet 161x 93mm. Blanc verso.
A lovely miniature map of the region of Armenia and Georgia, showing both parts of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. For such a small map it renders a wealth of detail, with mountains, forests, river, towns, cities all engraved in some detail.
From Kurtz-bündige Abbild und Vorstellung Der Gantzen...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 4
MORTIER, P.,  Carte des Principales Ports de Mer Bancs de sable &c: qui sont dans la Mer Rouge.., antique map, old maps MORTIER, P. - Carte des Principales Ports de Mer Bancs de sable &c: qui sont dans la Mer Rouge..
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 482x424mm. In good condition.
A sheet including 11 charts of Bays and anchor places along the coasts of Yemen, east coast of the Arabian peninsula and Egypt. One of the early maps to focus on this area. An impressive large sheet chart including the Red Sea, the coasts of Somali, Yemen, east coast of the Arabian peninsula.
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,260  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . .
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 380x438mm. Paper slightly age toned. A good and dark impression.
Fascinating engraving depicting the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca. Below the main image are two smaller vignette images of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a key (A - Q) to the Kaaba view and a description in French of Islamic traditions.
Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Hugue...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 840  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R. de,  L'Arabie., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Arabie.
Paris, later than 1749, In original o/l colours.. 160x177mm. Very crisp and fine image. Good margins. Very good condition.
Small detailed map of the Arabian Peninsula. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.
Page 162 outside border top right....
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 189  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHILD, G.,  A Map and Chart of Arabia, the Red Sea, & Persian Gulf, drawn from the Chart of the Eastern Ocean, Publish'd in 1740, by Order of ye Count de Maruepas, improv'd from particular Surveys, and regulated by Astronomical Observations., antique map, old maps CHILD, G. - A Map and Chart of Arabia, the Red Sea, & Persian Gulf, drawn from the Chart of the Eastern Ocean, Publish'd in 1740, by Order of ye Count de Maruepas, improv'd from particular Surveys, and regulated by Astronomical Observations.
London, Th. Salmon, 1752-1753, Coloured.. 143x207mm. Some very light discolouration along old folds, paper slightly washed. Generally in very good condition.
A small but unusual map of the Arabian Peninsular, engraved by G. Child for 'The universal traveller: or, A compleat description of the several nations of the world', by Thomas Salmon, published in London by Richard Baldwin.
With in the Persian Gulf 'I.Bahrayn' and 'Pearl Bank'. The compass is...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Karte von den Kusten  von Arabien . . ., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Karte von den Kusten von Arabien . . .
Germany, ca. 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 215x250mm. Manuscript map in brown ink and wash colour. In mint condition.
Manuscript map of Arabia. A close copy of Bellin's map of the Arabian Peninsular. In the lower right margin "Tom A, vol V."
A title cartouche in lower left corner and a lettered key in the lower right.

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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,100  

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Condition Rating: 3
HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte de la Coste d'Arabie., antique map, old maps HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte de la Coste d'Arabie.
Amsterdam, 1773, Uncoloured.. 215x248mm. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon issue of this very nice map of the Arabian peninsula. Depicted is Saudi Arabia, Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.
With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Pol...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

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Condition Rating: 2
SANTINI, P.,  Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. - Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte.
Venise, 1778, In original o/l colours.. 484x552mm. Very good condition.
Detailed map of the region bounded by the Black Sea, Georgia, the Caspian, Uzbekistan, The Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia (here called "Arabie Heureuse"), Egypt and the Red Sea. With fine rococo cartouche lower left showing natives smoking hookah..
Published by P.Santini, after R. de Vaugondy....
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 462  

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Condition Rating: 2
MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace.,  [Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca., antique map, old maps MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace. - [Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca.
Paris, 1790, Uncoloured.. 487x350mm. Folio. 11 unnumbered engraved plates (8 single-page and 3 folding) before letter. Half cloth binding from the 19th century. Slightly water staining and brown spotting. One tear at the second small plate, repaired.
Collection of 11 engraved plates (3 folding) from "Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman", Paris, Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1790, comprising the famous panoramic view of Mecca.
Some plates have been engraved after drawings by C. N. Cochin fils. The panoramic view of Mecca has been engraved by N. Ma...
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$ 5,500
Approx. Euro 4,620  

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Condition Rating: 4
ARROWSMITH, John,  Arabia. Sive Regio inter Mare Medium, Arabicum Sinum, . . ., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Arabia. Sive Regio inter Mare Medium, Arabicum Sinum, . . .
London, 1841, In original o/l colours.. 305x227mm. Steel engraving. In very good condition.
Very detailed map of the Arabian Peninsular, covering the Caspian Sea in the upper right corner and Syria to the Indian Ocean, Somalia and parts of Persia, Syria and Kurdistan. This map was published by A. Arrowsmith, hydrographer to His Majesty, in 1828.

The Arrowsmith family members wer...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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ARROWSMITH, John,  Arabia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Arabia.
London, 1841, In original o/l colours.. 305x227mm. In very good condition. Wide margins.
Steel engraved map of the Arabian Peninsular. It shows Arabia and Parts of Persia, Syria and Kurdistan. The regional boundaries are colored and relief shown by hachures. This map was published by A. Arrowsmith, hydrographer to His Majesty, in 1828.

The Arrowsmith family members were among...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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MALTE-BRUN, V.A.,  Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Vallin. . ., antique map, old maps MALTE-BRUN, V.A. - Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Vallin. . .
Paris, November 1855, In original colours.. 190x240mm. Pen and ink and body colour on thin paper, pasted on larger sheet. Paper with staining and some damage to paper.
This is the original hand drawn map by Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun of "Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Wallin", of which the printed version was published in Nouvelles Annales des Voyages VI Série in November 1856.

With initials of Malte ...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,520  

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ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,  The Bahrein Islands.  Reduced from the admiraly Charts, illustrating the journey of Theodore Brent, Esq., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - The Bahrein Islands. Reduced from the admiraly Charts, illustrating the journey of Theodore Brent, Esq.
London, Edward Stanford, 1890, In original printed colours.. 210x116mm. Lithographed map on thin paper.
Early map of Bahrein Island, with in top a map of the Persian Gulf. Fine colored lithograph map by F.S. Weller. Published for the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, illustrating the journey of Theodore Brent. With in center Jebel Dukham, most of the country's oil wells are situated in th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 2
BASCHET, R.,  L'illustration,  journal officiel hebdomadaire., antique map, old maps BASCHET, R. - L'illustration, journal officiel hebdomadaire.
Paris, 1908, Uncoloured.. 405x304mm. Offset print. Good impression. Publishers cover and 20pp. with photo's and advertisements.
L'Illustration, the first French illustrated newspaper from 1843, became the first magazine in the world in 19... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 210  

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South East Asia
PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.,  Tabula nova utriusque Indiae., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L. - Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.
Vienne, 1541, Coloured.. 325x440mm. Very good condition. Blank verso.
This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an interesting array of vignettes purporting to depict the cultures of the region. Based largely upon the Ruysch world map of 1507, Sri Lanka and t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,360  

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RUSCELLI, G.,  India Tercera Nuova Tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - India Tercera Nuova Tavola.
Venice, 1598, Uncoloured.. 180x242mm. Repair and toning along center fold. Italian text on verso.
The 1598 edition of this early map of South East Asia. Just to the west and south of Malacca one will notice ‘Camatra’ (Sumatra) and Java. China with Canton in the upper right corner.
Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo" (Venice, 1561), with the p...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 630  

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Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W.,  India quae Orientalis., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - India quae Orientalis.
Amsterdam, 1645, Original colours.. 410x503mm. A fine copy. With French text on verso.
The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and marked "Corea insula".
It was the first popular map to depict part of Australia (together with New ...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,940  

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CHATELAIN, H.,  Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 370x432mm. Some light browning along center fold. Very good impression.
Interesting sheet with seven detailed views illustrating the most important Dutch V.O.C. trading outposts and fortified colonial possessions in the East Indies, including 4 harbor views Batavia (Jakarta), Amboina, Ternate, and Solor, and 3 fort plans, with descriptive French text, from Chatelian's m... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 225
Approx. Euro 189  

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VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 310x405mm. In very good condition. Some foldings as issued. Mint.
Decorative map of the Banda Islands.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, ''Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën'' which remains one of t...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 210  

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