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Java & Bali
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Dutch ship Amsterdam]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Dutch ship Amsterdam].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 142x213mm. Paper limp, very small nicks and tears to right margin. In good condition otherwise. Set in French text. Size of engraving 142 x 213mm.
Text engraving of the Dutch vessel Amsterdam offshore the island of Java near Surabaya from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the c... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Chinese Merchants and temple]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Chinese Merchants and temple].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x208mm. Paper is lightly toned, with a small tear midway down the right margin. In good condition otherwise, set in French text. Size of engravings ca. 140 x 208mm.
Two text engravings of Chinese merchants on Java and a Chines temple from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the command of Cornelis... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PONTANUS, J.I., Bantam and Plan of Bantem Bay., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Bantam and Plan of Bantem Bay.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 85x135mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
Plan of Banten Bay, also known as Bantam Bay, Banten province, on the northwest tip of Java, Indonesia.
Includes Panjang Island, ships, and boats. Also includes surroundings. Even though this map is much smaller than an atlas map from Blaeu, Hondius or Ortelius, it is still a highly detailed a...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., Ships in the Bay of Banta., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Ships in the Bay of Banta.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 80x150mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
The Houtman ships finally arrived at Banten, a northwestern port in Java.
Houtman was introduced to the Sultan of Banten, who promptly entered into an optimistic treaty with the Dutch, writing "We are well content to have a permanent league of alliance and friendship with His Highness the Pr...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., Plan of Banta., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Plan of Banta.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 95x150mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
Clear view of the city of Banta. The Houtman ships finally arrived at Banten, a northwestern port in Java. Houtman was introduced to the Sultan of Banten, who promptly entered into an optimistic treaty with the Dutch, writing "We are well content to have a permanent league of alliance and friends... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 350)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., Banta., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Banta.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 110x150mm. Condition of the map is good, some flattened folds visible. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
A view of the city of Banta and its inhabitants. On verso inhabitants of Java. Many ships in the harbour. Even though this map is much smaller than an atlas map from Blaeu, Hondius or Ortelius, it is still a highly detailed and delightful map, and often the first one of its region.
An entire lea...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 350)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J. I., Banten, or Bantam, and Banten Bay., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J. I. - Banten, or Bantam, and Banten Bay.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured.. 115x150mm. Condition of the map is good. Verso Latin text. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
Banten and Bantam Bay in Banten province, on the northwest tip of Java, Indonesia. Includes Panjang Island, ships, and boats. Also includes surroundings.
The text in the book also reads: ‘Volphardi Harminij adversus Lusitanos navale pralium’. A naval engagement between the Portuguese and the D...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 350)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P., L' Ile de JAVA selon les nouvelles observations des meilleurs Geographes., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - L' Ile de JAVA selon les nouvelles observations des meilleurs Geographes.
Amsterdam, 1713, Coloured.. 265x157mm. Slightly age toned.
Copperplate map of Java from "Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques. Leiden, P. Van der Aa, n.d. (1713)"... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P., La Rade de BATAVIA, Faite sur les observations des plus habiles pilotes., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - La Rade de BATAVIA, Faite sur les observations des plus habiles pilotes.
Leiden, 1719, Coloured.. 162x160mm. Very good condition.
A small early 18th century map of Batavia by the Dutch cartographer Pieter van der Aa. This map was first published in his 'Nouvel Atlas (..)' in 1714 as map 156. The map was re-issued in his monumental work entitled 'Galerie Agreable du Monde'.

Apprenticed at the age of 9, Van der Aa b...
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Estimate
($ 140 - 170)

Bid received
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Java cities
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Bantam]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Bantam].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 145x212mm. Plate has slight water staining, paper limp. Small worming to top right corner. Set in French text. In good condition. Size of engraving 145 x 212mm.
Text engraving showing the arrival of the Dutch fleet at Bantam from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the command of Cornelis de H... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Celebrating the arrival of the Dutch in Turban]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Celebrating the arrival of the Dutch in Turban].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x210mm. Paper limp, some damage (with slight loss) to upper left corner of page. Good impression, and condition otherwise. Set in French text. Size of engraving 140 x 210mm.
Text engravings of a tournament in Turban. On 23rd January 1599, the Dutch landed at Turban (on the north coast of Java) with several small boats. Great crowds of people appeared in the streets and among them were many aristocrats on horseback, wearing armour. In the evening, these natives gathered ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Bantam]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Bantam].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x208mm. Paper has some light water staining, and mild browning to right margin, small close tear to bottom margin. Set in French text. Engraving is 140 x 208mm.
Text engraving showing some merchants of Bantam, from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the command of Cornelis de Houtman. the ex... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE BRY, Th.,  XXVII. Triremes seu Galiottae et Fustae Iavenenfium. 21. ( A typical Javanese man-of-war ship), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XXVII. Triremes seu Galiottae et Fustae Iavenenfium. 21. ( A typical Javanese man-of-war ship)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 136x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of paper sheet : 305 x 200mm.
A typical Javanese man-of-war ship. The Javanese call their man-of-war ships, Cathurs. The slaves are all seated below deck and do the rowing with oars, while the warriors remain above deck and do the fighting. These ships have some of the most distinguished people of Bantam aboard. They carry betwe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LETI, G., Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia., antique map, old maps LETI, G. - Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.
Amsterdam, 1681, Coloured.. 410x520mm. Good margins and in fine condition.
A large, detailed and finely engraved plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Magnificently engraved by Matheus du Chesne in 1650.
Below right is a view of the city from the sea, and left from the city plan we find various wonderful ship...
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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,050
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P. / OLEARIUS, A.,  Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia en l'Isle de Iava / Ware affbeeldinge wegens het Casteel ende Stadt Batavia gelegen opt groot Eylant Java., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. / OLEARIUS, A. - Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia en l'Isle de Iava / Ware affbeeldinge wegens het Casteel ende Stadt Batavia gelegen opt groot Eylant Java.
Leiden, 1730, Uncoloured.. 267x353mm. Generally in fine condition. Left and right margin cut to neat line. Dark impression.
Detailed East oriented plan of Jakarta former Batavia on Java / Indonesia. With bird eye view from sea side, various ships and a lion. Two inset keys with detailed description of the buildings. Pieter van der Aa was born 1659 in Leyden, Holland. He started his own book publishing business when he wa... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P. / OLEARIUS, A., Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de BATAVIA en l'Isle de Iava (JAKARTA)., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. / OLEARIUS, A. - Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de BATAVIA en l'Isle de Iava (JAKARTA).
Leiden, 1730, Coloured. 270x356mm. In very good condition. Minor dusty in lower margin.
A detailed east oriented Dutch plan of Jakarta (former Batavia) in Java / Indonesia. With a bird eye view from the sea side, with various ships and a lion.
Two inset keys with a detailed description of the buildings.

Pieter van der Aa was born in 1659 in Leyden, Holland. He started...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 360)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.,  Canal de Samarang., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules. - Canal de Samarang.
Paris, 1842, Uncoloured.. 345x535mm. Plate is age toned, with a clean tear, and a small missing piece of the lower left border. Unobtrusive blind stamp below the title. Good margins.
A tranquil lithograph showing a wealthy man being gently rowed up the canal in Semerang, on the Indonesian island of Java Plate 148 taken from the 'Voyage au Pole et dans L'Oceanie…' Departing in late 1837 in the Astrolabe and Zélée, Dumont D'Urville spent some thirty-eight months circumnavigating t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.,  Site sur les bords du canal de Samarang., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules. - Site sur les bords du canal de Samarang.
Paris, 1842, Uncoloured.. 345x535mm. Plate is age toned, with some speckling, else in good condition. An unobtrusive blind stamp below the title. Good margins.
A lithograph showing a Canalside scene of activity in the north eastern Javanese city of Semarang. Plate 149 taken from the 'Voyage au Pole et dans L'Oceanie…' Departing in late 1837 in the Astrolabe and Zélée, Dumont D'Urville spent some thirty-eight months circumnavigating the globe, visiting Chil... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.,  Quartier Malais a Samarang., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules. - Quartier Malais a Samarang.
Paris, 1842, Uncoloured.. 340x535mm. Plate is evenly age toned, with an unobtrusive blind stamp below the title. Good margins.
A fine lithograph depicting the Malay quarter in the north eastern Javanese city of Semarang in Indonesia. Plate 150 taken from the 'Voyage au Pole et dans L'Oceanie…' Departing in late 1837 in the Astrolabe and Zélée, Dumont D'Urville spent some thirty-eight months circumnavigating the globe, visit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 35 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Molucca
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Ambon]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Ambon].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 140x202mm. Paper limp, a few small chips (with slight loss) to margins, else in good condition. Set in French text. Engraving is 140 x 202mm.
Text engraving showing a bay on the Island of Ambon, an island in the Maluku Islands (Moluccas) of eastern Indonesia. Above the map a lettered key (A-D). Text engraving from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., View of the town of Gammelamme, situated on Ternate., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - View of the town of Gammelamme, situated on Ternate.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured.. 90x125mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
View of the town of Gammelamme [Gamalama] on Ternate, where the Dutch established a trading post. Includes Dutch ships, native boats or proas, indication of the reef, natives fishing with nets, the town and trading post, a lighthouse, as well as a native temple, the native house of the king. Even th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1640, In attractive strong original colours.. 380x495mm. Good impression. Verso : Latin text on verso.
Exquisite map of the famous Spice Islands based on the islands described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten.This map was the first large scale map of the region and depicts the islands which provided first the Portuguese, and then the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade.
Each o...
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Estimate
($ 480 - 600)

Bid received
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHATELAIN, H., Vue et description de quelques-uns des principaux forts des Hollandois dans les Indes. (Dutch Forts)., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Vue et description de quelques-uns des principaux forts des Hollandois dans les Indes. (Dutch Forts).
Amsterdam, 1719, Coloured.. 380x440mm. In very good condition. Lightly age toned. Wide margins. Nicely coloured.
A clean plate with seven detailed views illustrating the most important Dutch trading outposts and fortified colonial possessions in the East Indies.
This plate includes four harbour views of Batavia (Jakarta), Amboina, Ternate, and Solor, and three fort plans, with descriptive French text. Fr...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Bid received
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Batsjan. (Bacan), antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Batsjan. (Bacan)
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 196x580mm. Cut on upper neat line. In very good condition.
Decorative panoramic view of Bay with the Dutch fortress Barneveld at the island of Bacan in today's Indonesia. Dutch (V.O.C.) sailing ships are illustrated.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's ...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 45)

Bid received
$ 17
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Bellin, J.N., Carte Particulière des Isles Moluques., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte Particulière des Isles Moluques.
Paris, c, 1755, fine later col.. 215x150mm. excellent cond.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.
A map of the Molucs Islands....
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Estimate
($ 70 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
Sumatra
GASTALDI / RAMUSIO., Sumatra / Taprobana., antique map, old maps GASTALDI / RAMUSIO. - Sumatra / Taprobana.
1606, uncoloured. 270x360mm. Fold as issued; slightly toned; some soft creases; 2 tiny wormholes + some paper impurities within image; some tiny marginal tears not affecting image.
The first separate map of Sumatra to be based on empirical data. A woodcut map, cut by Giacomo Gastaldi, of the island, seen unusually with south to the top.
On the island itself the name "Taprobana" appears, a name more usually identified with Ceylon. Gastaldi prepared this map, for pu...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
THORNTON, S.,  Two double sided pages No’s 57, 58, 59, 60 (Directions for the coast of Sumatra and Strait Diron)., antique map, old maps THORNTON, S. - Two double sided pages No’s 57, 58, 59, 60 (Directions for the coast of Sumatra and Strait Diron).
London, 1711, Uncoloured.. 485x310mm. Wood blocks with letter press. Some marginal water staining. Overall in good condition. Each sheet 485 x 310mm.
Text page with woodblock plofiles by Samuel Thornton showing the approaching coast lines of Sumatra, the Island of Quesan, Sampanna, Lamjett and Island of Hightan and "Instructions for sailing through the Streights of Diron".
Published in 1711 by John How and Samuel Thornton in 'The English Pi...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VAN DER AA, P., L' Isle de SUMATRA (Singapore), antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - L' Isle de SUMATRA (Singapore)
Leiden, 1713, Coloured.. 266x160mm. Very fine condition.
Copperplate map of Sumatra from "Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques. Leiden, P. Van der Aa, n.d. (1713)" ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 290)

Bid received
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Borneo
STEMFOORT, J.W. / SIETHOFF, J.J.,  Kaart van Het Noordelijk Gedeelte Van Het Eiland Borneo., antique map, old maps STEMFOORT, J.W. / SIETHOFF, J.J. - Kaart van Het Noordelijk Gedeelte Van Het Eiland Borneo.
The Hague, 1883-1885, In original printed colours.. 585x850mm. In very nice condition. Linen backed - dissected into eight squares. Lightly age toned. Margins slim. With a numbered tag.
A very detailed map of Northern Borneo including Brunei, taken from the "Atlas der Nederlandsche bezittingen in Oost-Indië", which was published by Departement van Koloniën.
With inset map (362 x 325mm.) including Anambas Islands, Duperre Islands and Tambelan Islands.

First edition o...
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Estimate
($ 840 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
China
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, ca. 1587, Coloured.. 365x470mm. Cut on neat line on four sides with added margins for protective reason. Very rare with blank verso.
WITHOUT TEXT ON VERSO. The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The second state with "Las Philipinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate.

When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one o...
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Estimate
($ 3,000 - 3,500)

Bid received
$ 2,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE CLERCK, N.,  China., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - China.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 95x133mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map illustrating China with the Great Wall and Korea as an island, surrounded by text in Dutch.
Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der Rijken S...
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Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PURCHAS, Samuel., The Map of China., antique map, old maps PURCHAS, Samuel. - The Map of China.
London, 1625, Coloured.. 292x368mm. A very fine to mint copy, with no observable defects. Ample, original margins and beautiful colour. Original centerfold binding.
Very rare and one of the most unusual early European maps of China, and the first to be engraved and printed in England. Considered the first map of China to be published in Europe from Chinese sources.
The map was used to illustrate Purchas his Pilgrimes, a collection of English letters & tra...
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Estimate
($ 4,000 - 4,500)

Starting bid
$ 3,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, G., China veteribus Sinarum Regio nuc incolis Tame dicta., antique map, old maps BLAEU, G. - China veteribus Sinarum Regio nuc incolis Tame dicta.
Amsterdam, 1650, Old Color. 406x495mm. Printed on heavy paper with clear impression and wide margins. Some very light soiling and three tiny marginal spots. Remains of two small pieces of archival mounting tape on verso.
A very fine copy.
A very fine copy of this classic 17th century map, and Blaeu’s first of China, in attractive strong original colour. The map further shows the whole of Japan, the 'island' of Korea (later more correctly shown as a peninsula) and Luzon in the Philippines.
A large title cartouche with two figure...
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Estimate
($ 1,100 - 1,300)

Starting bid
$ 800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.,  La Chine Royaume. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P. - La Chine Royaume. . .
Paris, 1656, Attractive original o/l colour.. 414x538mm. Good impression. A first state.
An important and attractive French map of the whole of China, northern tip of the Philippines, with a strangely curved Korea and an under-sized Taiwan here called "Y. Hermosa.
First published in 1656 by Nicolas Sanson and attributed to Matteo Ricci's copy of an indigenous Chinese map bro...
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Estimate
($ 3,000 - 3,500)

Starting bid
$ 2,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLOME,R.,  A New Mapp of y Empire of China With its severall Provinces or kingdomes . . ., antique map, old maps BLOME,R. - A New Mapp of y Empire of China With its severall Provinces or kingdomes . . .
London, 1669, Coloured.. 300x393mm. Reinforced short left and right margins, good condition. Dark impression.
Richard Blome's scarce early map of China, with coat of arms and dedication to the Honbl. Sr. Thomas Peylon of Knolton in the County of Kent Baronet. Blome's map is closely following the Martini map of China popularized by Blaeu. The Great Wall is shown. Korea is a peninsula and the coastline of Ch... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,500 - 2,750)

Bid received
$ 2,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
NOLIN, J.-B.,  Paradigma XV Provinciarum et CLV Urbium Capitalium Sinensis Imperij Cum Templis quae Cruce X Signatur Et Domiciliis S.I., antique map, old maps NOLIN, J.-B. - Paradigma XV Provinciarum et CLV Urbium Capitalium Sinensis Imperij Cum Templis quae Cruce X Signatur Et Domiciliis S.I.
Paris, 1686, Coloured.. 287x210mm. On large thick paper. Size of the map 224 x 210mm.
First edition of this rare Jesuit map of China, published by Jean Baptiste Nolin in Paris and based on Philippe Couplet's map of 1686. The map shows China's 15 provinces and 65 major cities, and notes the location of the discovery of the Nestorian Stele in Shaanxi Province as well as the island wher... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 12,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
OLEARIUS, A., Imperii SINARUM Nova Descriptio, antique map, old maps OLEARIUS, A. - Imperii SINARUM Nova Descriptio
Hamburg, 1696, Coloured.. 310x406mm. Minor stains from foxing.
A reduced and much rarer version of Blaeu's map of 1655. Even the cartouche is faithfully copied from the Blaeu map. Adam Olearius was a German scholar and geographer who was appointed by Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp to serve as secretary to the official ambassadors on journeys to Moscovy... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 840 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 560
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D' ANVILLE, J.B., 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 D' ANVILLE, J.B. - Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieres Que l' Empereur Chang-Hi a fait lever sur les lieux...
Paris, 1730, Original colours. 615x540mm. Printed on watermarked heavy paper. Folded as issued. Reinforced 1 cm separation in centerfold.
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 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LATTRE, Jean., L'EMPIRE DE LA CHINE  d'après l'Atlas Chinois avec les Isles du Japon., antique map, old maps LATTRE, Jean. - L'EMPIRE DE LA CHINE d'après l'Atlas Chinois avec les Isles du Japon.
Paris, 1762, Coloured. 310x445mm. Repair in split lower centrefold. Very good condition. Toned at margin edges.
A detailed map of China, Korea and the Islands of Japan, showing the Provinces, towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, islands, published in Paris by Jean Lattre.
The map is drawn from D'Anville's atlas of China, the first modern atlas of China, and a work which would influence the mapping of China ...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

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Bid received
$ 76
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JEFFREYS, T. and PHINN, T.,  China., antique map, old maps JEFFREYS, T. and PHINN, T. - China.
Edinburgh, 1778, Coloured.. 180x228mm. Light creasing, traces of folds as issued - in good condition.
A nice mid-eighteenth century map of China, extending from the island of Hainan in the south, to the Kobi Desert in the north, from Lake Puka in Tibet in the west to Korea in the east. Showing the Kingdoms of Ava, Pegu and Laou. With Sea of Japan. Small title cartouche lower left.
Prepared by T...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TRUSLER, J.,  A Map of the Empire of China., antique map, old maps TRUSLER, J. - A Map of the Empire of China.
London, 1788, Coloured.. 194x204mm. Margins slightly trimmed, otherwise fine.
An attractive and uncommon map of China from Trusler's multi-volume work, "The Habitable World Described". In his Description of China, Trusler relied on the writings of Verbiest, DuHalde, Kircher, and others.
Extending from the island of Hainan in the south, to the Kobi Desert in the north, fro...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  La China e Giapone., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - La China e Giapone.
Italy, ca. 1800, In original o/l colours.. 138x167mm. Fine condition.
Uncommon map of China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan (I.Formosa), only one town labeled, Tayoan. Very strange shape for Japan.

The map is of interest for the use of Mar di Corea, the sea between Korea and Japan....
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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BROWN, Th.,  A new and Accurate map of the islands and Channels between China and New Holland., antique map, old maps BROWN, Th. - A new and Accurate map of the islands and Channels between China and New Holland.
Edinburgh, 1801, In original colours.. 347x445mm. Some discolouration and light staining of paper.
Highly detailed map of Southeast Asia, covering the region between Formosa and Hainan islands in the North and Australia in the South.
Including Burma to Taiwan with parts of China, and south to Australia, including the Philippines, Indonesia, and New Guinea. Shows "G. F. de Wits Land" and s...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
NEELE, S. J.,  Map of China., antique map, old maps NEELE, S. J. - Map of China.
London, 1804, Coloured.. 182x230mm. In very good condition.
Showing China, Taiwan and Korea, divided into provinces with the main cities marked. The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Corea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Sea of Corea". Published by Samuel John Neele (1758-1824) who was active as e... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 360 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MONIN, C.V.,  Chine et Japon., antique map, old maps MONIN, C.V. - Chine et Japon.
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 198x270mm. Steel engraving in original out line colours. Good margins. In good condition.
Detailed map of China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géographie Ancienne &c Moderne en 42 Cartes dressé par C.V. Monin. Engraved by Laguillermie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  Peking. ( Pictorial map), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Peking. ( Pictorial map)
France, ca.1901, Colour printed.. 230x370mm. Colour lithography on glazed paper. Margins cut short and a few repaired marginal tears. Lower left corner reinstalled, just affecting printed area. In very good condition. Together with photocopy of explanation of the game.
This pictorial map of this Game of the Goose, published at the time of the Boxer War, shows well the situation of Pei-Ho and Tientsin in relation to Peking. There are 42 squares, starting and ending in Takou. The game is passing Tientsin, Peking, Shanghai, etc.

The Game of the Goose or Go...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TAKASHIRO,K, Greater Map of China., antique map, old maps TAKASHIRO,K - Greater Map of China.
Japan, 1938, Printed colours.. 930x630mm. Overall in good condition. Some weakness and small separations along some of the fold lines with archival tape repair on verso.
Large sized Japanese WW2 propaganda map of China. A rare 1938 (Showa 13) World War II or Second Sino-Japanese War manga style propaganda map of China by the Japanese manga artist Kato Takashiro. Published for the Japanese Youth Club this map illustrates all of China with manga style illustrations of... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
China cities
ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P.,  Villes de la province de Tche-kiang. (Hang-tcheou-fou, Ping hou hien, Hou-tcheou-fou, Hia-hing-fou and Ku-tcheou-fou.), antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P. - Villes de la province de Tche-kiang. (Hang-tcheou-fou, Ping hou hien, Hou-tcheou-fou, Hia-hing-fou and Ku-tcheou-fou.)
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 405x250mm. A very good and dark impression.
Five towns plans : Hang-tcheou-fou, Ping hou hien, Hou-tcheou-fou, Hia-hing-fou and Ku-tcheou-fou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" ...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P.,  Villes de la province de Kiang-nan., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P. - Villes de la province de Kiang-nan.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 405x250mm. A very good and dark impression.
Eight town plans : Nan-king, Sou-tcheou-fou, Koen-chan-hien, Tsi-ki-hien, Vou-si-hien, Kia-ting-hien, Tchan-chou-hien and Tsing-pou-hien.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definiti...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Villes de la province de Petche-li., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Villes de la province de Petche-li.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 400x245mm. A very good and dark impression.
5 town plans : Peking (with forbidden town), Yung-ping-fou, Long-men-hien, Yuen-keou/Tching-sse-yu/Si-yang-keou/Hoang-tou-in, Tchin-ting-fou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first def...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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