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VANDERMAELEN, Ph.,  Partie de la Chine N°86. (Covers Guizhou and parts of Yunnan, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Sichuan.), antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, Ph. - Partie de la Chine N°86. (Covers Guizhou and parts of Yunnan, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Sichuan.)
Brussels, 1825-1827, Original colours.. 462x508mm. Lithography, in original colours. Paper very slightly age toned. Plano sheet. Spotted.
Covers Guizhou and parts of Yunnan, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Sichuan.

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 ...
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 191  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE,  Nankin [Nanjing, Jiangsu], antique map, old maps SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE - Nankin [Nanjing, Jiangsu]
Paris, 1900, In original o/l colours.. 470x586mm. Helio engraving with printed colours.
Very detailed (1:1.000.000) map showing the area north of Nanjing, Jiangsu. The French Service géographique des armées was founded in 1887 and provided the French military and administrative forces with maps, their publications usually do not appear on the market. In 1940 the division became... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Reis-kaart van het Britsche gezantschap van Hang-choe-foe naar Quang-choe-foe of Kanton in China., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Reis-kaart van het Britsche gezantschap van Hang-choe-foe naar Quang-choe-foe of Kanton in China.
Netherlands, c.1800, Uncoloured.. 428x312mm. Some foldings as issued. Good condition.
Uncommon map of eastern part of China, showing a journey of the English Embassy from Hangzhou (south of Shanghai) to Guangzhou (Canton).
The maps is giving a wealth of information gathered during the mission. ...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Condition Rating: 2
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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Condition Rating: 2
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Province de Fo-Kien., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Province de Fo-Kien.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 370x320mm. Very good to mint condition.
Important map of Fujian Province, showing the east coast of China and the west coast of Taiwan. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiserie ornamentation.
The map shows for the Manchu Qing, only the western half of Formosa, which was considered part of the Provin...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.
Amsterdam, ca 1660, In original colours.. 396x480mm. Very good to mint condition.
A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.
Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaoning Provinces.
Ornamental figured cartouche and mile scale. In the centre of the map we find the bay of Xang with the neighboring...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,870  

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Condition Rating: 1
BLAEU, J.,  Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.
Amsterdam, ca 1660, In very attractive original colours.. 396x480mm. Very good to mint condition. Very hard to get in this type of rich contemporary colouring and cartouches with a few gold highlights.
A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.
Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaoning Provinces.
Ornamental figured cartouche and mile scale. In the centre of the map we find the bay of Xang with the neighbo...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Pecheli, Xansi, Xantung, Honan, Nanking, In plaga Regni Sinensis. . ., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Pecheli, Xansi, Xantung, Honan, Nanking, In plaga Regni Sinensis. . .
Amsterdam, ca 1660, Uncoloured.. 467x524mm. Good and dark impression.
A map of the northern provinces of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini, depicting of Hebei (Pecheli), Shanxi (Xansi), Shandong (Xantung), Henan (Honan), and Jangsu (Nanking).
Shows the Great Wall and covers northeastern China including Beijing and Shanghai.
Ornamental figured cartouche ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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Condition Rating: 4
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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Condition Rating: 2
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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Condition Rating: 4
China/Hong Kong/Tibet
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 425  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 595  

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 638  

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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 1,488  

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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 1,148  

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Condition Rating: 1
DIETH, H.,  Hong Kong. [Queen's Road], antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 270x380mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated. Framed.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

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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 2,125  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 4,675  

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Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China..., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China...
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 452x605mm. Short lower margin. A strong impression printed on thick paper. Italian description on verso.
A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the islands around present-day Hong Kong.
The flamboyant decoration includes ceremonial Chinese barges and a large decorative gar...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAN KEULEN, J.,  Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.
Amsterdam, 1753, Coloured.. 505x572mm. Paper slightly age-toned and foxed. Two sheets joined, contemp. pasted on second piece of paper, who is a bit more browned on verso. Generally very good for such a chart.
A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..
Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keulen's.
Latitude scale, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings, anchorage's, etc. Many Dutch names and a wealth o...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,750  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 17,000  

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Condition Rating: 2
Tartarie / Siberia
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de la Tartarie Orientale pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites…, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de la Tartarie Orientale pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites…
Paris, 1750, Uncoloured.. 215x310mm. In very good condition. Dark impression.
This map covers the eastern part of Tartary with part of present-day Manchuria and Sakhalin Island. The map was based primarily on Jesuit and English sources and is particularly detailed with regard to the river systems. Features a lovely decorative cartouche.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Belli...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 68  

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Condition Rating: 2
BERTIUS, P.,  Tartaria., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, P. - Tartaria.
Amsterdam, J.Hondius, 1618, Coloured.. 93x134mm. Dark impression. Some light water staining in lower margin, just entering the engraved area.
An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of Tartary, China and part of America by Petrus Bertius.
The title is displayed in a strap work cartouche.
From "Tabularum geographicarum contractarum"....
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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Condition Rating: 4
DIDEROT, D.,  Carte des parties Nord et est de l'Asie.. , antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - Carte des parties Nord et est de l'Asie..
Paris, 1779, Uncoloured.. 301x383mm. In very good condition. Wide margins. Three vertical folds as issued.
Five maps on one sheet, showing the Northern Russian territories in Europe and Asia, including the western coastline from Siberia, with Japan and Korea with the island of "Quelpaerts".
This map shows the Bering Straits (Détroit d'Anian) and Hokaido called Jesso

.Inset maps of ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 2
GAGARIN, G.,  OFFICIER des CASAQUES de la LIGNE et sa FILLE. Régiment Grébenskoï., antique map, old maps GAGARIN, G. - OFFICIER des CASAQUES de la LIGNE et sa FILLE. Régiment Grébenskoï.
Paris, A. Hauser, ca. 1846, In original colours.. 340x241mm. Hand coloured lithographed plate, heightened with gum Arabic. Paper browned. Else in good condition.
A very decorative print of a Casak officer and his daughter after Prince Grigory Grigorievich Gagarin and lithographed by J.Keller. Printed by Lemercier in Paris. The lithographed are beautifully finished with water colour and gum Arabic. Good detail of the costume.
From the series Costume...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 213  

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Condition Rating: 4
ZATTA, A.,  La Tartaria Chinese., antique map, old maps ZATTA, A. - La Tartaria Chinese.
Venice, 1784, Original colours.. 308x401mm. In attractive original colours. Good impression.
With decorative title cartouche. Covering north eastern part of China, with good detail in Korea and a curious shape for Hokkaido (here called Jeso-Gasima ).
Engraved by G.Pitteri....
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

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Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J.,  Tartaria., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J. - Tartaria.
Amsterdam, 1633, In attractive strong original colours.. 342x495mm. Repair of split lower part center fold. Paper slightly age-toned, as usual. Very good condition. French text on verso.
Published in Hondius' editions of the Mercator Atlas from 1606 onwards, showing China, Korea as an island, and the northern Pacific coast of America showing the two continents separated by the Straits of Anian and naming Cape de Fortuna
An incomplete Nova Zembla, extends west to include the Bl...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

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Condition Rating: 2
South East Asia
DORNSEIFFEN, I.,  Overzichtskaart van den Nederlandsch oost Indischen Archipel., antique map, old maps DORNSEIFFEN, I. - Overzichtskaart van den Nederlandsch oost Indischen Archipel.
Amsterdam, Seyffardt, 1884, In original printed colours.. 585x850mm. Chromolithography on somewhat tinted paper, in very fine condition. Printed on heavy paper. Paper size : 385 x 485mm.
Very detailed map of Indonesia, taken from "Atlas van Nederlandsch Oost- en West-Indie", prepared by doctor I. Dornseiffen, and published by published by Seyffardt's Boekhandel, Amsterdam.
The general map with title and in the corners four inset maps of the Netherlands, Suriname, Antilles and C...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 191  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 213  

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Condition Rating: 1
VICHY,  Ce que les Anglo-Saxons ont perdu en Extrême-Orient., antique map, old maps VICHY - Ce que les Anglo-Saxons ont perdu en Extrême-Orient.
Paris, 1943, In printed colours.. 600x830mm. Colour offset printing. Several tears in the margins. In fair condition.
Illustrated Vichy propaganda War & Propaganda poster showing a map of South East Asia, with Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, etc., among photos and explanations about the losses of the British in the Far East to the Japanese. Published in V... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 5
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 638  

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Condition Rating: 5
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 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Indiae Orientalis nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Indiae Orientalis nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1645, In attractive strong original colours.. 390x500mm. Printed on heavy paper. Some very light offsetting of colours, but overall in very fine condition. German text on verso.
An important map of South East Asia, noteworthy for being amongst the first maps to include any information on the discoveries made by the Dutch vessel Duyfkens in New Guinea and the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1605-6.
The map also includes Malaysia, Vietnam, the East India Islands, Philippin...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 2,338  

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Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Indiae Orientalis Insularemque., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Indiae Orientalis Insularemque.
Antwerp, 1584, In original colours.. 345x495mm. Paper slightly age toned, with some very light browning in right hand corner. A good impression.
Covering all of South East, China, Japan (Kyushu and Honshu shown as one peculiar circular-shaped Island) and the West Coast of North America. The Northern coasts of New Guinea are shown with a note announcing the uncertainty as to whether it is an Island or part of the Southern Continent of Terra A... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,870  

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Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  India quae Orientalis., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - India quae Orientalis.
Amsterdam, 1645, Original colours.. 410x503mm. A fine copy. With French text on verso.
The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and marked "Corea insula".
It was the first popular map to depict part of Australia (together with New ...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 3,400  

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Java & Bali
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Bantam]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Bantam].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 145x212mm. Plate is in good condition, slightly creased left margin, and minor worming to upper left margin. Good impression. Set in French text.
Text engravings 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 expedition left in 1595, after Holla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 68  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 143x173mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In mint condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305x200mm.
How the people of Bali transport their King. According to deBry: there are many horses on the island of Bali but they are small and only the simple folk ride them. Those who are more distinguished let their slaves carry them, or they ride in wagons drawn by buffalo. When we first arrived, the king o... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

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Condition Rating: 1
HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.,  Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J. - Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java.
Amsterdam, 1773, In original colours.. 204x435mm. In very fine condition.
A very nice map centred on the island of Java.
With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.

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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

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LANGENES,  Iava Maior., antique map, old maps LANGENES - Iava Maior.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x122mm. A very good and dark impression.
Very fine miniature map of Java, engraved by Benjamin Wright (1575-1613). This early map contains detailed geography and nomenclature around the northern coastline of the island. Uncommon.

First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte de l'Ile de Java., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte de l'Ile de Java.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 376x865mm. Printed from two plates. Paper slightly browned. Very slight oxidation due to offsetting of ink. Small hole (8x8mm.) filled in. A good and dark impression. Wide margins.
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modeled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery style... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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GRAAF, I.,  [Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea], antique map, old maps GRAAF, I. - [Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]
Amsterdam, 1743, In attractive strong original colours.. 760x990mm. Pen, ink and gouache on vellum: strong and resistant to all kinds of weather. Very good condition.
One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered on the Island of Java, Southern part of Borneo and parts of Sumatra and with Bali Island nearby.

One decorate compass ro...
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$ 250,000
Approx. Euro 212,500  

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Java cities
PROBST, G.B.,  Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . ., antique map, old maps PROBST, G.B. - Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . .
Augsburg, 1750, Original colours.. 268x398mm. Lower margin cut off, lower line and name of the publisher lost.
A so-called optical print of Fatahillah Square in Jakarta, Indonesia, prepared for use in a light-box or an amusing light-show. This richly hand coloured print is much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforatio... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

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Condition Rating: 4
VANDER AA, P.,  Ware affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia. . ., antique map, old maps VANDER AA, P. - Ware affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia. . .
Leiden, 1719, Uncoloured.. 265x355mm. In good condition. Very dark impression. Paper very slightly age toned.
A reduced version of Clement de Jonghe (1650) plan of Jakarta from 1650. The town plan has a vignette at the bottom showing Jakarta from the sea with the volcanoes Mount Gede, Mount Pangrnago and Mount Salak in the background.

Engraved for Arnoldus Montanus "Gedenkwaerdige gesantschappen...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 425  

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VANDER AA, P.,  Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia., antique map, old maps VANDER AA, P. - Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.
Leiden, 1719, Uncoloured.. 265x355mm. In good condition. Very dark impression. Paper very slightly age toned.
A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Clement de Jonghe's map on a smaller scale, with one major alteration: the coastline in front of the fortress as curving inwards. the r... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

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HEYDT, J. W.,  Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . ., antique map, old maps HEYDT, J. W. - Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . .
Wilhermsdorf, Tetscher u. Nürnberg, Homanns Erben, 1744, Uncoloured.. 225x280mm. Contemp. calf oblong folio. With 2 engraved title pages,10, 255 pp.
Some usual browning, some spotting and thumbing in places, few marginal defects, slight marginal water staining to first leaves.
With 85 engraved plates and maps. Only the first part of the book describing Jakarta and Colombo. Some pages with browning and underlayment to title and a few page, but general good. Plates are dark impressions.
An early issue of this important book by Johann Wolfgang Heydt's describing the Dutch factories, settlements and stations at the hands of the Dutch East India Company in Africa and Asia. Illustrated with two engraved titles and 85 (of 115) engraved plates (including a few maps), by Seeligmann, Hoff... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,338  

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Molucca
SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.,  Insularum Moluccarum Nova description., antique map, old maps SCHENK, P. / VALK, G. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova description.
Amsterdam, 1730, In attractive strong original colours.. 370x485mm. Thick, strong hand laid paper with full margins.
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 of th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 800
Approx. Euro 680  

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