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India
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . ., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . .
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 450x548mm. In very good condition.
Rare map Bangladesh with the Ganges delta, including Calcutta. Giving great detail with trade routes, European trade settlements, etc. Prepared by Joh. Van Leenen who was active for the VOC (Dutch East India Company). The large title cartouche tells us that the map was ordered by Mattheus van den Br... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 801  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Cochin (today: Ernakulam), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Cochin (today: Ernakulam)
India? c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 80x86mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Small but charming 18th water colour on paper depicting Cochin (today : Ernakulam) was from 1500, when the first Portuguese fleet called on its port, a firm ally of the Portuguese. The Dutch V.O.C. conquests the town in 1663.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 801  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TIEFENTALLER, Joseph.,  Carte Generale du Cours du Gange et du Gagra. . ., antique map, old maps TIEFENTALLER, Joseph. - Carte Generale du Cours du Gange et du Gagra. . .
Paris ca 1784, Uncoloured.. 595x745mm. In good condition, with multi-folds now flattered out, some light creasing to margins, a few tiny nicks and paper tears to margins etc. Left margin tight. - others adequate. Lightly age toned.
A large chart that is essentially six inset maps printed on one sheet by the Jesuit Joseph Tiefentaller in the latter half of the eighteenth century. The map is in French and in Persian.
Figure I is basically the entire course of the Ganges and Ghahara Rivers.
Figure II locates correctly...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
LANGENES, B.,  Maldivae Insulae., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. - Maldivae Insulae.
Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 85x124mm. Some marginal paper thinness. Paper slightly age toned.
Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.
First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Ka...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka)
Italy, ca. 1750, In original colours.. 260x210mm. Manuscript map in brown ink on paper. In very fine condition.
Manuscript map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Inland filled with a good number of place names, mountains. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 650
Approx. Euro 579  

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Condition Rating: 3
Pakistan / Mongol
BLAEU, W.,  Magni Mogolis Imperium., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Magni Mogolis Imperium.
Amsterdam, 1650, In original colouring.. 415x515mm. Paper slightly browned. Some creases along center fold. Wide margins. Latin text on verso.
An attractive map of the region from Iran through Tibet, and northern India to Burma. The travel route from Kabul to Surat is the most prominent feature of the map. Richly decorated with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches, a dedication with coat of arms, several sailing ships, along with ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 4
JOLLAIN, F.,  Le Grand Mongol. . ., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, F. - Le Grand Mongol. . .
Paris, ca. 1686, Uncoloured.. 270x170mm. Slight paper discolouration. Else very good condition.
Rare full portrait of the Mongol emperor of Indostan, published by map seller, François Jollain, the Elder (1641-1704), active in Paris, rue St. Jacques à la ville de Cologne.

Indostan, or as it used to be called, the 'Indostanic Peninsula', is the former name of the region in South Asia...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
Korea (and Japan)
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea.
Venice, 1692, Uncoloured.. 455x610mm. A good and dark impression. Some very minor light brown spotting and light discolouration of paper.
A most attractive and decorative map by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev.de Fontaine of the Society of Jesus. The delineation of Japan is on the standard Martini model although Hokkaido, then known as Yedo is shown a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

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Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P.,  Japonia Regnum., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P. - Japonia Regnum.
Amsterdam, 1655 - 1720, Original colours.. 417x589mm. No text on verso. Dark impression.
It is the first map to correctly show Korea as a peninsula.The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. This was to remain the standard form of Japan until the eighteenth century and although replaced by the maps of Reland and Kaem... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

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Condition Rating: 1
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Royaume de Corée., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Royaume de Corée.
The Hague, 1737, Uncoloured.. 520x353mm. Wide margins, a very good and dark impression. Mint.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. One of the earliest separate maps of 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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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte du Katay, ou Empire de Kin : pour servir a l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan, raportée dans l'Histoire generale des voyages, tirée de l'Angloise., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte du Katay, ou Empire de Kin : pour servir a l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan, raportée dans l'Histoire generale des voyages, tirée de l'Angloise.
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 206x310mm. Good impression. Map cut till neat line, and contemporarily laid down on a larger sheet of paper to fit in a larger atlas.
Fine map of Korea and China's Yellow Sea. Complete title in top: Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin, pour servir de l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan. Raportée dans histoire Générale des Voyages Tirée de l'Anglois..
The map is of interest for the use of (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LA PÉROUSE, J.F.G,  Carte des découvertes fautes en 1787 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie par les Frégates Françaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe. . . ée. Feille., antique map, old maps LA PÉROUSE, J.F.G - Carte des découvertes fautes en 1787 dans les Mers de Chine et de Tartarie par les Frégates Françaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe. . . ée. Feille.
Paris, 1797, Uncoloured.. 493x675mm. Printed on thick paper. Several vertical and horizontal folds as issued. Fine condition.
La Pérouse's important large-scale chart of Northern Japan, Hokkaido, the Kuriles, the tip of Kamschatka, and the northern part of Korea.
Showing the track of Perouse from 27 May 1787 at Cape Clonard, Isle Dagelet in Korea.
His voyage continued along the co...
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$ 1,400
Approx. Euro 1,246  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TANNER, H. S. /  ARROWSMITH, A.,  Empire of Japan. (With Sea of Corea), antique map, old maps TANNER, H. S. / ARROWSMITH, A. - Empire of Japan. (With Sea of Corea)
London, 1807, Uncoloured.. 240x396mm. Very good condition. Narrow margins.
Detailed map of Japan and including Korea. Japan with good detail, gold mines and more. An island in the Pacific is called "Fatsisio, or Unhappy I. The Place of Exile for the Japanese Grandees. The prime meridian at Greenwich.
The interior of Korea has been left blank, except for a scal...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
THOMSON, J.,  Corea and Japan., antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - Corea and Japan.
Edinburgh, 1816, Original colours.. 500x620mm. Repair of two marginal splits close to center fold and one in center fold. Good condition.
A fine large-scale map of Japan and Korea showing an increasingly refined outline to the Japanese islands but still oversized Korean peninsula.
The strait south of Korea, is called "Strait of Korea". Including the islands Argonaut and Dagelet.
The map appeared in Thomson's New General ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HALL,B.,  Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea., antique map, old maps HALL,B. - Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea.
London, 1818, In original colours.. 290x230mm. 4to. Contemp. linen, gilt stamped title on spine. Large paper copy. Uncut. Several pages with small light brown stains. XV, 222, CXXX ,66pp. Illustrated with 15 plates and maps.
BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS. With an appendix containing charts and various hydrographical and scientific notices by captain Basil Hall and a vocabulary of the Loo-Cho language by H.J.Clifford,esq.
Printed by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London. Illustrated with 8 co...
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$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,450  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  [Manuscript map of Kangwon Province part of North Korea], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Manuscript map of Kangwon Province part of North Korea]
ca, 1820 - 1840, Manuscript in attractive original colours.. 1040x630mm. Thin rice paper. Manuscript in dark brown ink with wash colour. Some age toning of paper, thinning of paper on old folds.
Detailed map of eastern part of North Korea, centered on Wonsan, previously known as Wonsanjin, Port Lazarev, and Gensan, a port city and naval base located in Kangwon Province, North Korea, along the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula, on the East Sea and the provincial capital. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,113  

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Condition Rating: 3
HONEGGER, V.,  Koreische Fischerfamilie. Famille de pecheurs de Corea., antique map, old maps HONEGGER, V. - Koreische Fischerfamilie. Famille de pecheurs de Corea.
Zürich, 1845, Uncoloured.. 230x280mm. Lithography in very good to mint condition.
A Korean family of fishermen playing a board game. No.9' above image. From "Schinz Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen der verschiedenen Rassen und Stämme", and lithographed by J.Honegger and published in Honeggersche Lithographische Anstalt in Zürich. The image is copied after the work of ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 111  

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Condition Rating: 2
DEPOT DES CARTES ET PLANS DE LA MARINE,  CARTE de la Côte Occidentale de COREE, Plan Croquis de la Rivière HAN-KANG ou de SEOUL, depuis son Embouchure jusqu'à Séoul, dressée en 1866 par ordre du C.A. ROZE. . ., antique map, old maps DEPOT DES CARTES ET PLANS DE LA MARINE - CARTE de la Côte Occidentale de COREE, Plan Croquis de la Rivière HAN-KANG ou de SEOUL, depuis son Embouchure jusqu'à Séoul, dressée en 1866 par ordre du C.A. ROZE. . .
Paris, 1868, Uncoloured.. 630x910mm. In very fine condition. Sea has been printed in light brown.
Uncommon chart of the Han-Kang River from its mouth to Seoul, prepared in 1866 by order of C.A. ROZE, Commander-in-Chief of the French " la Station des Mers de Chine" and prepared by captain Bochet. Published by "Depot of Maps and Plans of the Navy". Engraved by J.Geisendörfer. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,558  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HAUSERMANN, R.,  Carte de la Corée d'après la Carte du Dictionnaire coréen-français par les Missionnaires de Corée. . ., antique map, old maps HAUSERMANN, R. - Carte de la Corée d'après la Carte du Dictionnaire coréen-français par les Missionnaires de Corée. . .
Paris, 1880, In original colours.. 280x186mm. In good condition.
Map of Korea called "Corée", which was produced by the French organization Mission Etrangères de Paris (MEP) in 1880. Supposedly, the map was based on Father Kim Degeon's Carte de la Corée of 1846. The map is said to be stored in the Research Foundation of Korean Church History.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FOREIGN OFFICE,  Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance., antique map, old maps FOREIGN OFFICE - Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance.
London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906, Uncoloured.. 240x150mm. 30 volumes in 8vo, with printed titles to original wrappers, all parts separately bound, all of them in very good condition.
Very scarce - Only for the British Parliament and the British Crown printed - and not for the trade! Accounts about the Korean country during the time span of the last third of the 19th about Korea and numerous trade accounts, this lot also contains two very important trade treaties between Japan an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 2
ZABEL, Rudolf.,  Meine Hochzeitsreise durch Korea während des Russisch-japanischen Krieges., antique map, old maps ZABEL, Rudolf. - Meine Hochzeitsreise durch Korea während des Russisch-japanischen Krieges.
Altenburg, S.-A., Stephan Geibel Verlag, 1906, Uncoloured.. 230x160mm. 9vo, xvi, 462 p. illus., folding colour printed map.
Illustrated with ca. 200 illustrations. All photographes are taken by the author.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

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Condition Rating: 2
Japan
DUDLEY, R.,  Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan), antique map, old maps DUDLEY, R. - Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)
Florence, 1646-1647, Uncoloured.. 422x555mm. In mint condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map.

The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, her...
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$ 13,000
Approx. Euro 11,570  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TAVENIER, J.B.,  Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route.., antique map, old maps TAVENIER, J.B. - Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..
Paris 1679, Coloured.. 515x765mm. In very good condition. Repair of one marginal tears, running 10cm. into the engraved area, hardly notable.
This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to have the most beautiful women.
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605-1689) used both names for he same sea-space : "Océan Oriental " w...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 2
KAEMPFER, E.,  Imperium Japonicum in sexaginta et octo provincias divisum. Ex ipsorum Japonensium mappis & observationibus Kaempferianis. . ., antique map, old maps KAEMPFER, E. - Imperium Japonicum in sexaginta et octo provincias divisum. Ex ipsorum Japonensium mappis & observationibus Kaempferianis. . .
The Hague, 1727, Coloured.. 460x530mm. Good condition. Upper margin cut short as issued.
The most important influence on European maps of Japan during the early years of the eighteenth century was that of E. Kaempfer based upon the manuscripts compiled during his 2 years residence on Deshima between 1690 and 1692.
The map has two inset maps: one with the region north of Japan with...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KAEMPFER, E.,  Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..', antique map, old maps KAEMPFER, E. - Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'
Amsterdam, 1729, Uncoloured.. 320x240mm. Folio. Contemporary calf spine gilt with a red gilt lettered label. Several pages a little stained as usual. Altogether in very good condition.
First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to foreigners to enter the country. The beautiful copper engravings show 45 maps, plans, views, temples, pictures of gods, plants and ani... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 18,000
Approx. Euro 16,020  

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Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu'Isle de Coree. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu'Isle de Coree. . .
Paris, 1746, Coloured.. 213x288mm. In very good condition. Wide margins and printed on heavy paper.
A fine map of the islands of Japan, including Korea, Taiwan and the coast of China till Macao.
Embellished with fine baroque decorations. Bellin influenced other cartographers with his erroneous portrayals of Japan. Included in Antoine-François Prévost, Histoire Générale des voyages, ou nouv...
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$ 275
Approx. Euro 245  

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Condition Rating: 2
OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.,  [Complete set of maps of Japan]  Imperium Japonicum Per Regiones Digestum Sex et Sexaginta Atque Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum Ab Hadriano Relando., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E. - [Complete set of maps of Japan] Imperium Japonicum Per Regiones Digestum Sex et Sexaginta Atque Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum Ab Hadriano Relando.
Amsterdam, 1751, In original colours.. 488x586mm. Large margins, some maps with staining, Generally in good condition.
Complete set of 11 maps Reland's map of Japan, the first map to use Sino-Japanese characters on a European printed map and represents a radical departure from prior European maps of Japan.
Instead of following prior European maps and geographical sources, Reland utilized Japanese maps, most not...
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$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,450  

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Condition Rating: 4
AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai,  SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu., antique map, old maps AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai - SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu.
Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798, Uncoloured.. 260x185mm. 12 volumes in 8. illustrated with 280 double-and 50 single-page woodblock illustrations, in some cases one scene may cover up to 8 single pages.
Settsu Meisho Zue was printed in two series of 8 and 4 volumes. The principal illustrator was Takehara Shunchosai, but many illustrations in the 4 volumes supplement are by minor artists. He himself was a well-known ukiyo-e artist and book illustrator. The text was written by Akizato Rito who did nu... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 4
Japan cities
TIRION, I.,  'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - 'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan.
Amsterdam, 1739, Uncoloured.. 175x195mm. Slightly age-toned and lightly stained. A good and dark impression.
Bird's-eye view of Deshima copied from a manuscript by Voogt, who was second-in-command on Deshima in 1713.
The island is viewed from the landside, depicting the developments of the new warehouses and the garden as well as the famous speelhuis which contained a billiard table and musical ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 5
ANONYMOUS,  Nangasakij., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Nangasakij.
c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 76x95mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some minor discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting a panoramic view of Nagasaki and the factory Deshima of the V.OC.
Probably made by a westerner artist visiting Japan.
RARE....
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  [ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].
Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792, In original colours.. 820x1130mm. An extremely large and detailed Japanese ink drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship identifiable as the VOC ship "Landskroon" at Deshima island in Nagasaki Bay in 1766.
A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing, the ship itself measures about 63 cm from figurehead to stern, giving a scale of about 1:47. The Japanese texts do not identify ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 30,000
Approx. Euro 26,700  

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Condition Rating: 2
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki.
Leiden 1832-1852, Uncoloured.. 330x535mm. Lithography. Slightly browned and repair of split upper and lower part center fold. Margins cut close. With pinholes in four corners.
A very rare birds-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki bay. Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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Condition Rating: 6
YAHEIJI UEYAMA,  Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains)., antique map, old maps YAHEIJI UEYAMA - Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains).
Japan, c.1860, Uncoloured.. 555x865mm. Wood block print on four joined sheets. Some spotting, overall wormholes.
Fine map of the famous and well known pilgrimage site with pictorial temples and shrine labeled, and woods. Woodblock printed map, Edo Period (1615-1868), with publisher notation to the lower left Ueyama 'Yaheiji'.
The first plan was already published in Kyoto 1653, but most of the later ones a...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 3
 Hyogo,  (Plan of Hiogo Treaty Limits), antique map, old maps Hyogo - (Plan of Hiogo Treaty Limits)
Meiji 10 = 1877, Uncoloured.. 285x470mm. Wood cut. Overall some browning. Folded as common and pasted within 2 yellow cardboards (165x100mm.) with red label at upper right partly detached and with two tears and small flaw. With red stamp "Freign (sic) Concession".
Map of the new prefecture with Japanese and English descriptions. In lower right an key to "Position of Government Office, boundaries, road and railways. On January 1, 1868, Hyogo Port was officially opened to foreign trade. The Port of Kobe (Hyogo Port) was one of the first Japanese ports to open t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Item sold!
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Condition Rating: 3
Tartarie / Siberia
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 134  

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Condition Rating: 4
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 890  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 71  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 534  

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Condition Rating: 2
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Kirguisienne., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Kirguisienne.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 175x100mm. In very good condition.
Originally hand-colored mezzotint from 'Costumes civils actuels de tous les peuples connus', showing a native of Kyrgyzstan, a Central Asian country along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean.

Engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacq...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 45  

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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 223  

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Condition Rating: 4
Persia / Armenia / Iran / Irak
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Peich ou Peider de Nation Persienne Laquais du Grand Seigneur. (13 ), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Peich ou Peider de Nation Persienne Laquais du Grand Seigneur. (13 )
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 271x170mm. Paper slightly browned and spotted.
Sought-after copper engraved plate taken from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fifteenth century and died ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 4
NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry).,  Femme Persienne. (59), antique map, old maps NICOLAS DE NICOLAY, Thomas Artus (sieur d'Embry). - Femme Persienne. (59)
Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1650, Uncoloured.. 270x164mm. Paper slightly browned, wormholes affecting the lower and left margins.
Sought-after copper engraved plate of a woman from Persia. Plate from Laonikos Chalcocondyle’s "L'histoire de la décadence de l'empire grec et establissement de celuy des Turcs." by Thomas Artus d'Embry, after Nicolas de Nicolay.
The Athenian Laonikos Chalcocondyle who flourished in the mid-fif...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 4
GAGARIN, G.,  Le Patriarche d'Etchméadzine (Arménie)., antique map, old maps GAGARIN, G. - Le Patriarche d'Etchméadzine (Arménie).
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 the Patriarch of Etchmeadzine in Armenia by Prince Gagarine. Good detail of the costume.
Etchmiadzin is the spiritual center of Armenia and the seat of the Catholicos of all Armenians, the head of the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church.
Lithograph after Prince Grig...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

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Condition Rating: 4
GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.,  FEMME de DAMAR. Costumes Syriens 5., antique map, old maps GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME. - FEMME de DAMAR. Costumes Syriens 5.
Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848, In original colours.. 335x240mm. Original hand colored lithograph heightened with gum Arabic. Mint condition, broad margins, format of paper : 54 x 34 cm.
A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an elegant Syrian woman from Damar published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artistes et lithographiés par Alophe, Janet-Lange et Dollet". Printed by Lemercier in Paris. The lithography is beautifully finished wi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 375
Approx. Euro 334  

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Condition Rating: 1
GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.,  CHALDEENE d'OURMYAHL. Costumes Persans 3., antique map, old maps GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME. - CHALDEENE d'OURMYAHL. Costumes Persans 3.
Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848, In original colours.. 335x240mm. Original hand coloured lithograph heightened with gum Arabic. Mint condition. Broad margins, format of paper : 54 x 34 cm.
A beautiful hand colored lithograph of a Chaldean woman from Ourmyahl published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artistes et lithographiés par Alophe, Janet-Lange et Dollet". Printed by Lemercier in Paris. The lithography is beautifully finished with w... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

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Condition Rating: 1
GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.,  AFGAHN d'HERAT. Costumes Persans 8., antique map, old maps GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME. - AFGAHN d'HERAT. Costumes Persans 8.
Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848, In original colours.. 335x240mm. Original hand colored lithograph heightened with gum Arabic. Paper slightly aged-toned. Else in very good condition. Broad margins, format of paper : 54 x 34 cm.
A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an Afghan from Herat published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artistes et lithographiés par Alophe, Janet-Lange et Dollet". Printed by Lemercier in Paris. The lithography is beautifully finished with water colou... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.,  MOLLAH ou PRETRE. Costumes Persans 4., antique map, old maps GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME. - MOLLAH ou PRETRE. Costumes Persans 4.
Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848, In original colours.. 335x240mm. Hand colored lithograph heightened with gum Arabic. Mint condition. Broad margins, format of paper : 54 x 34 cm.
A beautiful hand colored lithograph of a Mollah published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artistes et lithographiés par Alophe, Janet-Lange et Dollet". Printed by Lemercier in Paris. The lithography is beautifully finished with water colour and gum Ar... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 2
Taiwan
STOCKLEIN, J.,  Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi., antique map, old maps STOCKLEIN, J. - Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi.
Augsburg, 1726, Uncoloured.. 179x222mm. A few, mainly marginal light brown spots, generally in fine condition. Dark impression.
One of the earliest obtainable printed map of Taiwan or Formosa Island. It was issued around 1726 to illustrate Joseph Stöcklein's [Stoecklein] compellation of Jesuit missionary letters "Allerhand So Lehr-als Geist-reiche Brief, Schrifften, und Reis-Beschreibungen".
The map presents the wester...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Isle Formose et parties des Costes de la Chine.., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Isle Formose et parties des Costes de la Chine..
Paris, 1756, Coloured.. 234x285mm. In very good condition.
This well-known map of Taiwan is prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and was based on Jesuit information. The text along the island's east-coast claims: Of this coast little is known .
The map is also showing part of the coast of China and the Island of Magong. The map marks the ruines of...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 712  

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Condition Rating: 3
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