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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 89  

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 890  

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 1,068  

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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$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

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 3,115  

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 401  

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 401  

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 267  

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 534  

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 534  

Condition:
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 3,115  

Condition:
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 623  

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 1,558  

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 1,202  

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 4,895  

Condition:
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 3,115  

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 2,225  

Condition:
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 445  

Condition:
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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$ 20,000
Approx. Euro 17,800  

Condition:
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 668  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Turkey
PTOLEMY, C. / SWEYNHEYM, C.,  Prima Asiae Tabula., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C. / SWEYNHEYM, C. - Prima Asiae Tabula.
Rome, 1478 or 1490, Uncoloured.. 370x535mm. Paper very slightly age toned but in general in very good condition. Printed on two joined sheets. With a repair net to center fold, hardly notable. No water mark.
Copperplate printed map of Turkey and including Cyprus from the "Atlas In Hoc Operae Haec Continetur…" printed by Bernardinus Venetus de Vitalibus. The map shows Anatolian peninsula, the Aegean islands and Cyprus which looks quite out of shape.
Includes excellent detail, based upon Ptolemy, in...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  1) Natoliae,.. 2) Aegypti recentior.. 3) Carthaginis.., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - 1) Natoliae,.. 2) Aegypti recentior.. 3) Carthaginis..
Antwerp, 1570-1609, Coloured.. 320x490mm. Good condition. Some light marginal browning.
To the left a map of Turkey. Oriented with west at bottom. Right side of sheet contains a map of northern Egypt showing the Nile River delta, and a map the vicinity of Tunis with many oared ships in the sea.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 700
Approx. Euro 623  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERIAN, M.,  Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV.
Frankfurt, 1635, Uncoloured.. 228x695mm. Some age-toning of the paper. One fold separated and underlaid. Dark and good impression.
Large, decorative view of the city of Constantinople, with legend across the bottom. It is beautifully engraved with quaint scenes of everyday life, including hunters with their dogs in the near foreground. Across the Golden Horn the various palaces, mosques and principal buildings.
Copper engr...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,958  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Natoliae..Aegypti recentior..Carthaginis (3 maps on 1 sheet), antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Natoliae..Aegypti recentior..Carthaginis (3 maps on 1 sheet)
Antwerp, 1609-1641, In fine original colours.. 320x490mm. Some marginal paper discolouration. A few places underlaid due to oxidation of paper. No real damage to the map.
From a rare Spanish text edition. According to van den Broecke printed between 1609 and 1641.
Map to the left east to the top. Detailed map Turkey, including Cyprus and Crete. Also map of the Nile delta and another map of Tunis. From "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
Very attractive original colours....
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 3
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Boluch Bassi Capitaine de Cent Janissaires. (6), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Boluch Bassi Capitaine de Cent Janissaires. (6)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 264x165mm. Paper slightly browned, small wormhole in the lower left margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died in abo...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Solachi ou Solacler, Archer Ordinaire de la Garde du Grand Seigneur. (7), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Solachi ou Solacler, Archer Ordinaire de la Garde du Grand Seigneur. (7)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 273x170mm. Paper slightly browned, small wormhole in the lower left margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Iannissaire ou Ianissarler Soudart a Pied de la Garde Ordinaire du Grand Seigneur. (8), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Iannissaire ou Ianissarler Soudart a Pied de la Garde Ordinaire du Grand Seigneur. (8)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 275x172mm. Paper slightly browned, small wormhole in the lower left margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died in abo...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Iannissaire Allant à la Guerre. (9), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Iannissaire Allant à la Guerre. (9)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 270x164mm. Paper slightly browned, small wormhole in the lower left margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died in abo...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Azamoglan Rustique .(12), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Azamoglan Rustique .(12)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 271x170mm. Paper slightly browned and spotted.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Habit et Manière ancienne des Peiches ou Laquais du Grand Seigneur. (14), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Habit et Manière ancienne des Peiches ou Laquais du Grand Seigneur. (14)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 271x170mm. Paper slightly browned, few wormholes affecting the lower and left margin. Marginal spotting.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Les Yurongnes. (18), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Les Yurongnes. (18)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 276x174mm. Paper slightly browned, few wormholes affecting the upper, lower and left margins.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Torlaqui Religieux Turc. ( 25 ), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Torlaqui Religieux Turc. ( 25 )
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 267x168mm. Paper slightly browned, few wormholes affecting the lower margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  (Grand dame Turque. 45), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - (Grand dame Turque. 45)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 270x168mm. Paper slightly browned, wormholes affecting the lower margin.
Sought-after copper engraved plate of a woman from Turkey. Plate from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fif...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
GONSALES, A,  Turckschemoniken die onder den goddelycken. . ., antique map, old maps GONSALES, A - Turckschemoniken die onder den goddelycken. . .
Antwerpen, Michiel Cnobbaert, 1673, Uncoloured.. 185x125mm. Good and dark impression. Paper slightly age toned.
Decorative picture of three dervishes dancers. Their whirling dance, also known as the sema, is a serious religious ritual performed by Muslim priests in a prayer trance to Allah of this Turkish sect. The religious music for the dance of the dervishes was given by a large orchestra. The dance is per... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 71  

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Condition Rating: 3
MONDHARE,  Vue du sperbe Temple de St.Sophie .. a Constantinople., antique map, old maps MONDHARE - Vue du sperbe Temple de St.Sophie .. a Constantinople.
Paris, 1800, In original colours.. 282x448mm. So-called optical print, good condition.
A fanciful depiction of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul. 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 viewed through them.
In the 18th century, a type of (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 280
Approx. Euro 249  

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Condition Rating: 3
ARROWSMITH,A.,  A Map of the Environs of Constantinople Drawn from a great number of accurate astronomical & geographical manuscripts and printed documents, by A. Arrowsmith 1801 and 1804., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH,A. - A Map of the Environs of Constantinople Drawn from a great number of accurate astronomical & geographical manuscripts and printed documents, by A. Arrowsmith 1801 and 1804.
London, No.10 Soho Square, 4th September 1804, In attractive strong original colours.. 1270x1590mm. Dissected into 48 sections on 4 sheets, laid on linen. Some very light water marks. Generally in good condition. Attractive original colouring. If joined 1270 x 1590 mm.
Arrowsmith’s large and detailed map of the Ottoman Empire and the Black Sea, with Cyprus, Crete and the Greek Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Albania, Bosnia and Herzogovinia.
By the beginning of the nineteenth century the Ottoman Empire had fallen some way from the lofty heights of 1683, whe...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

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Condition Rating: 3
de Saint MARTIN, L-V.,  Asie mineure ou Natolie selon l'état actuel des connaissances. . ., antique map, old maps de Saint MARTIN, L-V. - Asie mineure ou Natolie selon l'état actuel des connaissances. . .
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 350x490mm. Folding map dissected in 8 sections, canvas mounted. Good condition.
Map of Turkey, including Cyprus prepared by Louis Vivien de Saint-Martin (1802-1897), who was French geographer born in Saint-Martin-de-Fontenay and died in Paris. He wrote "A History of Geography and Geographical Discoveries" (1873). The work contains an atlas and summarizes factual information on... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 71  

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Condition Rating: 4
RAFFET, A.,  Infanterie Turque (chasseurs). 7 novembre 1837., antique map, old maps RAFFET, A. - Infanterie Turque (chasseurs). 7 novembre 1837.
Paris, Gihaut frères, 1848, In original colours.. 330x252mm. Lithography on heavy paper, finished by hand and gum Arabic. Wide margin, spotting in the margin.
Beautiful lithography by Auguste Raffet (1804 -1860 ) and printed by Auguste Bry.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 2
GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.,  ARMENIEN. Costumes de l'Empire Ottoman 9., antique map, old maps GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME. - ARMENIEN. Costumes de l'Empire Ottoman 9.
Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848, In original colours.. 335x240mm. Hand colored lithograph heightened with gum Arabic. Very good to mint condition. Broad margins, format of paper : 54 x 34 cm.
A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an Armenian published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artistes et lithographiés par Alophe, Janet-Lange et Dollet" ".
Drawn & lithographed by Rogier....
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$ 375
Approx. Euro 334  

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OLIVIER, E.,  Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier., antique map, old maps OLIVIER, E. - Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.
Péra, Istanbul, 1851, Uncoloured.. 1480x1370mm. In 11 joined sheets. The paper is on foldings on several places separating, however with no paper loss.
A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier.

The ornate design on the top of the title is a tughra, which is a highly stylized and individualized signature (or monogram) of the reigning Ott...
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$ 8,000
Approx. Euro 7,120  

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JACOMME et CIE.,  (Untitled view  from Scutari with a view of Constantinople), antique map, old maps JACOMME et CIE. - (Untitled view from Scutari with a view of Constantinople)
Paris, 1860, Lithography on tinted ground.. 410x570mm. Lithography on tinted grounds. Mint condition.
Panoramic view from Scutari with a view of Constantinople in the distance, after a design by Johann Schranz. Published by J. Missiriè.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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KIEPERT, H.,  Carte générale de L'Empire Ottoman en Europe et en Asie dressée par Henri Kiepert . . ., antique map, old maps KIEPERT, H. - Carte générale de L'Empire Ottoman en Europe et en Asie dressée par Henri Kiepert . . .
Berlin, Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, 1867, In original colours.. 892x1238mm. Lithographed folding wall map dissected in 16 segments and laid down on linen. Very good condition.
Large School wall map of Turkish Empire printed in chromo-lithography. Published by Dieter Reimer and printed by Ferdind Barth in Berlin.
This rare map has two insets in lower left corner "Prononciation" and "Explication de termes géographiques appartenant aux langues principales de l'orient e...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,558  

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WAR OFFICE,  Turkey Constantinople., antique map, old maps WAR OFFICE - Turkey Constantinople.
London, 1909, Uncoloured.. 500x581mm. Lithography on thin paper. Folded.
A "soil or geological map" of centered on Bosporus with Constantinople and the Sea of Marmara. Scale 1: 250.000. With key in bottom part.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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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 3,560  

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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 668  

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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 3,115  

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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 200  

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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 223  

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HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S,  Eastern passage to China. sheet 1., antique map, old maps HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S - Eastern passage to China. sheet 1.
London, 1824, Uncoloured.. 635x955mm. Very good condition, printed on heavy paper. Paper slightly age toned.
James Horsburgh early chart of the coasts of Java, Bali, Lombok, with part of Sulawesi, and Borneo. Insets of "Sketch of Bally Strait", Sketch of Lombock Strait", Plan of Allas Strait", "Sketch of Sappy Strait".
The chart shows depth soundings & both topographica...
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$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,448  

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HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G.,  Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten.., antique map, old maps HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G. - Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten..
Amsterdam 1843, Uncoloured.. 850x860mm. 2 sheets joined and laid down on a sheet of blue paper. Good and dark impression. 2 folds as issued. Faint traces of humidity along upper margin, slightly frayed. Repair of 3, 2cm long, tears along the juncture of the sheets.
Very large and rare so called Blue back chart centered on the strait passing between the Riau Islands. It contains an inset map with enlarged details of Riouw harbor on Bintang Island.
Coastal profiles are shown in the lower left corner of the chart.

The cha...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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