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Holy Land & Jerusalem
STOOPENDAAL, B.,  Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door wandelt . . ., antique map, old maps STOOPENDAAL, B. - Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door wandelt . . .
Amsterdam, 1682, In original colours.. 355x462mm. In stunning original colours. Cartouches heightened with gold. Repair of split lower part centre fold, expertly done.
A beautifully engraved map of the ancient land of Canaan which roughly corresponds to present-day Israel. Cherubs hold up a draped cloth of key symbols, also a scale panel in the sea area and below are panels showing scenes from the life of Christ either side of an ornate title cartouche.
The f...
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$ 1,400
Approx. Euro 1,190  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
STOOPENDAAL, B.,  Jerusalem., antique map, old maps STOOPENDAAL, B. - Jerusalem.
Amsterdam, 1682, Coloured.. 360x459mm. In very good condition.
Engraved by Bastiaan Stoopendaal from Juan Bautista Villapando's imaginary town-plan of Jerusalem. This bird's-eye view is surrounded by 12 scenes, views and portraits of Salomon and the High Priest.
A key identifying 60 points of interest....
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . .
Antwerp, 1595, Coloured.. 347x500mm. In good condition. Repair of split lower part center fold and some wormholes in bottom, left and right hand margin re-inforced.
A splendid map depicting the travels of Paulus. With two fine scenes in top. Showing the countries along the Mediterranean, including Cyprus and Italy. A first edition with "corographicus" in title cartouche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,700
Approx. Euro 2,295  

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Condition Rating: 3
HONERVOGT, J.,  Peregrinations divi Pauli Tyrus Corographicus. . ., antique map, old maps HONERVOGT, J. - Peregrinations divi Pauli Tyrus Corographicus. . .
Paris, ca. 1640, In original o/l colours.. 320x489mm. Paper slightly age toned. Good condition.
A beautifully executed and very rare map showing the peregrinations of St. Paul in the Eastern Mediterranean. The Mediterranean is ornated with two ships and two sea monster. The map itself has been copied after A.Ortelius.
Published by Jacob Honervogt (c.1590-c.1663) who was a native of Colog...
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$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,338  

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Condition Rating: 2
ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.,  Quella Tavola E l'Antica Siria ch'Era destinta in dodici . . ., antique map, old maps ROSACCIO, Giuseppe. - Quella Tavola E l'Antica Siria ch'Era destinta in dodici . . .
Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598, Uncoloured.. 138x190mm. Paper age-toned, slightly water staining in lower right and in upper part, brown staining in left part. A few brown spotting. Margins a little bit frayed.
Very rare view of Holy Land published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da Gioseppe Rosaccio con brevita descritto".

Several of the maps and plans resemble those in G. F. Camocio's "Isole famose", in part...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 425  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
HONDIUS, H.,  Situs Terrae Promissionis.S.S.Bibliorum intelligentiam.., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Situs Terrae Promissionis.S.S.Bibliorum intelligentiam..
Amsterdam, 1633, In attractive original colours.. 370x492mm. In mint condition.
Superb map of the Holy Land, after Adrichom, with north oriented to the left. It is finely engraved with numerous biblical scenes including the Exodus, the wandering of the Children of Israel, and several battle scenes. A floral and fruit garland is draped across the top, symbolizing the land of ple... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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Condition Rating: 1
HONERVOGT, J.,  Terra Promissions., antique map, old maps HONERVOGT, J. - Terra Promissions.
Paris, c.1655, In original o/l colours.. 367x418mm. Paper slightly age toned. Good condition.
A beautifully executed and very rare map of the Promised Land, divided into the 12 Tribes. The shore line runs in north-southwesterly direction from Sidon as far as Pelusium.
The Haifa Bay does not appear at all and Haifa, not mentioned by name, just out into the sea. The Carmel Mountain reaches...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,400  

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Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Terra Sancta., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Terra Sancta.
Antwerp, 1603, Coloured.. 367x505mm. Paper slightly age-toned. A good and dark impression. According to Marcel van den Broecke published in 1603.
This is the most modern of Ortelius' maps of the Holy Land. It focuses specifically on the Holy Land and is oriented with east of the top. Ortelius used as a model the wall map of Peter Laicksteen who had actually visited the Holy Land in 1566. However, Ortelius introduced several revisions t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,400
Approx. Euro 2,040  

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Condition Rating: 2
MÜNSTER, S.,  [Map of the Holy Land, including Cyprus], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - [Map of the Holy Land, including Cyprus]
Basle, 1550-1580, Uncoloured.. 260x170mm. Wood block print with letter press in German. Very good condition.
Attractive full page longitudinal map of Palestine, Syria and Cyprus, cut by Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch. The shore line running from Southern Anatolia to the Nile Delta. The river Jordan shows two sources according to the medieval conception that the name of the river is composed from the name of th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

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Condition Rating: 4
China
NIEUHOF, J.,  An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . ., antique map, old maps NIEUHOF, J. - An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . .
London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669, Uncoloured. 390x270mm. Folio. 327, 18, 106pp. engraved portrait by Faithorne after Lely, engraved frontis page, folding map of China and folding plan of Canton, 18 full page & 121 text page copper etchings, interior slightby browned and spotted.
In old paper covered boards, 3690x270mm.
Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Thr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 9,000
Approx. Euro 7,650  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . ., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . .
The Hague, 1737, In original colours.. 470x685mm. Paper broken on centerfold and some borderlines due to oxidation of green ink. Green colour oxidized. Good and dark impression.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. Very detailed map of China, Tibet and Korea.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published in...
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$ 2,800
Approx. Euro 2,380  

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Condition Rating: 5
JANSSONIUS, J.,  China Veteribus Sinarum Regio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - China Veteribus Sinarum Regio.
Amsterdam, 1640, In attractive strong original colours.. 406x496mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally in very good condition.
Based on Jesuit surveys, the map represents the next major revision in the cartography of China after Ortelius' 1584 map. Korea, however, is still an island, and Japan consists only of three islands.
French text on verso....
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

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Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1584, In attractive strong original colours.. 365x470mm. In mint condition. Latin text on verso.
The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.
Japan is shown on a curious curved projection reminiscent of Portugues...
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$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 5,950  

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Condition Rating: 1
ANONYMOUS,  Chungguk-do [Map of China and Korea], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Chungguk-do [Map of China and Korea]
Korea, ca. 1820, In original colours.. 272x343mm. Colour printed map on thick rice paper, sheet 303 x 368mm. Center fold split with right hand part. Pasted on another sheet. Paper age toned and used.
Chungguk-do [Map of China] taken from a Korean printed Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] which is a 19th century version of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910).
The map depicts China and Korea, maps of the Ryukyu Islands. The style and arrangeme...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,488  

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Condition Rating: 4
DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.,  Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste. - Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.
Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 210x280mm. 4 volumes, folio Contemporary calf, spines divided in compartments by six raised bands, contrasting red morocco labels in two, others richly gilt with floral tools, leaf sprays, etc., sides ruled in gilt with three-line fillet, marbled endpapers, red edges. With 65 maps and plates (all but one double-page or folding); titles in red and black incorporating engraved pictorial vignette by Baquoy after Humblot; with all half-titles; woodcut head- and tailpieces, typographic ornaments, historiated and decorative initials.
First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China and "the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" (Hill), was compiled by Du Halde, Jesuit former confessor to the duc d'Orléans, from the accounts, published and unpublished, prepared by 27 Jesuit missionaries during... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 45,000
Approx. Euro 38,250  

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Condition Rating: 1
Abel-Remusat Jean-Pierre,  Essai sur la langue et la littérature chinoises., antique map, old maps Abel-Remusat Jean-Pierre - Essai sur la langue et la littérature chinoises.
Paris, Treuttel et Wurtz ,1811, Uncoloured.. 200x130mm. 8°. 2 pp., X, 160 pp., engraved frontsp. and 4 folding plates of Chinese character by Miller. Contemp. brown calf, gilted, spine renewed. Very slightly browned throughout.
Rare first edition.- The French sinologist Jean-Pierre Abel-Remusat (September 5, 1788 - June 2, 1832) was... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

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Condition Rating: 2
TIRION, I.,  Hedendaegsche Historie of tegenwoordige staet van alle volkeren 1 deel. (Volume 1 - China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas), antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Hedendaegsche Historie of tegenwoordige staet van alle volkeren 1 deel. (Volume 1 - China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas)
Amsterdam, 1734, Uncoloured.. 200x125mm. Contemp. vellum. 645pp., 17pp. Register, 2pp.printing errata. Illustrated with 2 folding maps, 4 plates including one of Japanese people 1 folding view of Deshima.
This provides an interesting illustrated description of China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas. Including a map of China, Korea and Japan, with the Sea between Korea and Japan called "Zee van Japan" and "Noord Zee van Japan".
The map of Japan provided by Kaempfer and copied by Isaac Tirion.
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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Condition Rating: 2
NIEUHOF, J.,  Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . ., antique map, old maps NIEUHOF, J. - Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .
Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693, Uncoloured.. 320x210mm. Folio. pp. (6), 208, 258, (9), with engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait of the author, 1 folding engraved map of China and 34 double-page engraved plates and about 100 engravings in the text.
Very fine contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spine in 7 compartments with red gilt lettered label. Very good to mint condition.
Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.
Jan N...
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$ 6,500
Approx. Euro 5,525  

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Condition Rating: 2
JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.,  Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P. - Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, ca. 1720, Original colours.. 462x520mm. In mint condition and very attractive original colours.
Schenk and Valk's rare early 18th century issue of Janssonius milestone map of China, Korea and Japan after Martino Martini. Engraved by Johannes van Loon.
The overall balance of design, the putti playing around the scale, the Chinese and Missionaries make this a most decorative item. Taiwan i...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R. de,  L'Empire de la Chine. . ., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Empire de la Chine. . .
Paris, dated 1750, In original o/l colours.. 482x525mm. Good and dark impression. Some traces of humidity especially in the margin. Generally in good condition.
Detailed map of China, Korea and Taiwan. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative of the country.
Second state. Interesting for it's dual naming of "Mer de Corée" and "Mer du Japan"....
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$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 935  

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Condition Rating: 3
REDOLFI, P.,  La Chine., antique map, old maps REDOLFI, P. - La Chine.
Venice, c.1722, Coloured.. 133x165mm. In very good condition.
The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Japan / East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer Orientale".

This small Italian map of China, Korea and Japan is based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle. Japan is...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

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Condition Rating: 2
OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI,  Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China]., antique map, old maps OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI - Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China].
Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806, Uncoloured.. 225x180mm. 6 volumes with original yellow paper wrappers, some soiling, with title and contents labels, the fourth one of which is a little bit defective, as shown the image. Thread partially untied, but binding is almost secure. As is often the case of this, impression is somewhat pale, but very fine copy.
Some worming in volume 3. Not bound in the 2nd sheet with issue date in the 1st volume.
Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers],... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,100  

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Condition Rating: 4
DU HALDE, J.-B.,  Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, J.-B. - Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737, In original o/l colours.. 520x390mm. Contemp. mottled brown calf with moderate wear; 2° (52x39cm.) Printed title page., 2pp advertisement, 8pp text, 42 engraved maps of China, Tibet, Tartary and Korea, 12 folding. The 3 overview maps with original outline colours. On title page some paper cuttings from removal of manuscript ownership. Excellent condition, large margins. Two small parts on title cut out with paper reinforcement.
First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 18,000
Approx. Euro 15,300  

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Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets), antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)
Venice, 1695, Uncoloured.. 605x910mm. Some very minor re-inforcements along center fold. A good and dark impression. Very fine condition.
The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait Kammon and Fukuoka which is spelled as Fakata. At top left the sign of The Society of Jesus, underneath and at bottom on top of the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,375  

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Condition Rating: 2
STANFORD, E.,  Standford's map of the empires of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c., antique map, old maps STANFORD, E. - Standford's map of the empires of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c.
London, ca. 1911, In original colours.. 645x995mm. Hand-coloured zincograph map, dissected into 36 sheets and mounted on cloth. Generally in very good condition.
Charming folding map of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma. A key identifies railway lines, in red, projected railway lines, in dotted red and submarine telegraph cables. Port open to foreign commerce are underlined in red.

Still in it's origina...
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$ 850
Approx. Euro 723  

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Condition Rating: 2
STANFORD, E.,  Stanford's Map of Eastern China, Japan and Korea. 1898., antique map, old maps STANFORD, E. - Stanford's Map of Eastern China, Japan and Korea. 1898.
London, ca. 1898, In original colours.. 630x510mm. Hand-coloured zincograph map, dissected into 18 sheets and mounted on cloth. Discolouration and staining in upper corner of the cover, generally in very good condition.
Charming folding map of east coast of China, Korea and Japan. In lower right corner inset map of Korea (265x512mm.).
In lower left a key to Treaty Ports, Submarine Cables, Railways, Treaty Ports proposed 1898. Main cities underlined in red.

Still in it's original publisher's yello...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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Condition Rating: 2
FRIES, L.,  Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris.  (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.), antique map, old maps FRIES, L. - Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)
Vienne, 1541, Coloured.. 290x460mm. Very fine condition. Latin text on the verso. Wide margins.
Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri" (Japan), oriented north-south, along the right hand border.
Lorenz Fries map was the first European map to focus exclusively on East Asia, particularly o...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,100  

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Condition Rating: 2
SPEED, J.,  The Kingdome of China., antique map, old maps SPEED, J. - The Kingdome of China.
London, G. Humble, 1627, Coloured.. 390x505mm. Dark impression. Very good condition.
A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and persecution of Christians in Japan.
The side borders illustrate the inhabitants of China and Japan, the Japanese samurai or m...
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$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 5,950  

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Condition Rating: 4
China cities
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 3,825  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 383  

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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 510  

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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 510  

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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 383  

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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 255  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Feast of China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Feast of China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A scene of a Chinese dinner feast 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 ci...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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Condition Rating: 1
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 85  

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Condition Rating: 1
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 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 850  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Mirae Chinensium ceremoniae, quibus in sacris & diuino cultu vtuntur., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Mirae Chinensium ceremoniae, quibus in sacris & diuino cultu vtuntur.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A religious scene in China Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From Part II, PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS, IN QU JOHAN. HUGONIS LINTSCOTANI NAVIGATIO IN ORIENTEM.
After his stay in the Indian city of Goa, V...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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DE BRY, Th.,  Punishment of a criminal in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Punishment of a criminal in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
Punishment of a criminal 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 ci...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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DE BRY, Th.,  Punishment of China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Punishment of China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
The Chinese way of a punishment from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From Part II, PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS, IN QU JOHAN. HUGONIS LINTSCOTANI NAVIGATIO IN ORIENTEM.
After his stay in the Indian city...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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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 2,975  

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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 340  

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THORNTON, J.,  A large draught of the North part of CHINA. Shewing all the passages and chanells into the harbour of CHUSAN. / To the honourable the court of mannagers for the UNITED TRADE to the EAST INDIES., antique map, old maps THORNTON, J. - A large draught of the North part of CHINA. Shewing all the passages and chanells into the harbour of CHUSAN. / To the honourable the court of mannagers for the UNITED TRADE to the EAST INDIES.
London, William Mount & Thomas Page, 1734, Coloured.. 518x865mm. In very good condition.
A very fine sea chart of China's Zhejiang Province, from the celebrated Third Book of 'The English Pilot'
This elegant and large chart captures China's modern day Zhejiang province. Located on the East China sea, just below the Yangtze Delta with Shanghai, this r...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

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FAURIE, Mgr.,  Carte du Kouy-Tchéou., antique map, old maps FAURIE, Mgr. - Carte du Kouy-Tchéou.
Lyon, c.1874, In original o/l colours.. 212x260mm. Very good condition. Contemporarily pasted on a larger sheet.
Detailed map of Guizhou Province prepared by Mgr. Faurie and other sources supplied by missionaries. Published in "Les Missions Catholique". Engraved by P. Méa.
Bishop Faurie (1824-1871) was active at the province of Kouy-Thcheou (China)....
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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GUIERRY, Mgr.,  Carte du Tche-Kiang. [ Zhejiang province ], antique map, old maps GUIERRY, Mgr. - Carte du Tche-Kiang. [ Zhejiang province ]
Paris, 1874, In original o/l colours.. 194x177mm. Lithography in very good condition. Contemporarily pasted on a larger sheet.
Map of Tche Kiang, prepared by Bishop Edmond-François Guierry, C.M. (Vicar Apostolic of Zhejiang, China) after sources supplied by missionaries. Published in "Les Missions Catholique". Engraved by P. Méa.
Zhejiang is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China. The word Zhejia...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.,  Huquang, Kiangsi, Chekiang ac Fokien., antique map, old maps VALK, G. / SCHENK, P. - Huquang, Kiangsi, Chekiang ac Fokien.
Amsterdam, 1720, Original colours.. 458x518mm. In very good condition. Brown spot in right hand margin. No text on verso. Very small part in center of map underlaid due to oxidation of green paint.
A reissue of Janssonius' map of south east China, with wash colour and uncoloured cartouches.
The map is based on the maps of Martin Martini, themselves based on Chinese sources. The Chinese developed their own school of mapmaking from as early as 2000 B.C. and had produced superior maps consider...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 765  

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CORONELLI, V.M.,  Iunan, Queichev, e Quangsi Provincie della Cina. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Iunan, Queichev, e Quangsi Provincie della Cina. . .
Venice, 1690, Uncoloured.. 450x590mm. Good and dark impression.
A beautiful map depicting the area of Beijing with decorative title cartouche and scale cartouche. Information about the area at the top of the map.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Repub...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 765  

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MILITAIRY MAP,  Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army. , antique map, old maps MILITAIRY MAP - Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.
China, ca 1862, In attractive strong original colours.. 1019x1600mm. Manuscript map in brown, red and green ink and wash colour. More than thousand houses with a red flag are named in chinese, military camps, mountains, forests, and battle fields are drawn in. Many city and village names are translated in pingyin an written either in brown ink or lead pencil. In the lower left corner a inset map of the area covering of Songjiang District with Shanghai (265x355mm.). A few holes and paper missing on old foldings. The maps has been backed with thin paper for protective reason. Generally in good condition.
In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.
The map has three red seals of the "Ever-Victorious Army", being the first Chinese army to incorporate western style training and tactics, modern weaponry, and...
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$ 100,000
Approx. Euro 85,000  

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LAUNAY, A.,  Mission du Kouang-Si., antique map, old maps LAUNAY, A. - Mission du Kouang-Si.
Lille, 1890, In original printed colours.. 265x430mm. Coloured lithography. Paper very slightly age toned. Accompanied by one page description of the region in French.
Important missionary map showing part of China, 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 reference for many future historians.
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

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