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Korea (and Japan)
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 1,190  

Condition:
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 2,125  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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 2,125  

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 4,250  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 383  

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Condition Rating: 3
Holy Land & Jerusalem
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  

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Condition Rating: 5
ORTELIUS, A.,  Abrahami Patriarchae Peregrinatio et Vita., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Abrahami Patriarchae Peregrinatio et Vita.
Antwerp, 1601-1603, In attractive colours.. 357x466mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Overall, a very good and dark impression. Good margins, with contemp. annotations. Small repair lower part center fold. Paper slightly cleaned and sized for protective reason. Latin text on verso.
The Holy Land map itself occupies the center and is surrounded by vignettes of the life of the Patriarch Abraham. Extremely decorative map made by Ortelius, based on Ptolemy, but mostly on the bible, particularly for the illustrations of Abraham's life from his departure from Ur to his death, depict... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DANCKERTS, D.,  Asiae Minoris nova descriptio. Geographische Beschryvinge aller Landen... ende sendbrieuen der Apostele…, antique map, old maps DANCKERTS, D. - Asiae Minoris nova descriptio. Geographische Beschryvinge aller Landen... ende sendbrieuen der Apostele…
Amsterdam, 1643, Uncoloured.. 338x480mm. Very fine condition.
Extremely rare map from a Dutch bible, published by Dancker Danckerts. This map was included in a Dutch bible including several maps signed by C.Danckerts and one dated 1648. The bible was dated 1643!.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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
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
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
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  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem. . ., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem. . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 324x843mm. Some very light water staining lower part. A good and dark impression.
Rare. Large visually rich map decorated with illustrations of the sacred objects and places of Judaism. In the bottom center is a plan of ancient Jerusalem, and the route of the Exodus and Wandering are indicated. According to its title, the map corrects errors in place names found on earlier maps.<... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 2
VISSCHER, N.,  De gelegenheyt van t'paradys ende t'landt van Canaan.., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, N. - De gelegenheyt van t'paradys ende t'landt van Canaan..
Amsterdam, 1664, Coloured.. 320x480mm. Wide margins, in very good condition.
Very attractive map, showing the location of Paradise. Two vignettes depict the Temptation of Adam and Eve, and their Expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Nicolaes Visscher was one of the sons of Claes Jansz Visscher who also made maps for the Bibles printed in Holland. Around 1650 the plates were wor... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LUCHTMANS, S.,  De Stadt Jerusalem., antique map, old maps LUCHTMANS, S. - De Stadt Jerusalem.
Amsterdam, 1710, In very attractive strong original colours.. 344x498mm. Printed on heavy paper. Upper and lower margin cut short. Paper slightly age-toned, repair of split lower part centerfold. Altogether very attractive.
Plan of ancient Jerusalem from a Dutch bible after Villalpando. The print is in contemp. colours, which is extremely rare for a plate like this. Lower left the Temple as a Renaissance palace and lower right a panoramic view of the city. At left and right Biblical figures and Temple vessels. Engraved... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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:
Condition Rating: 1
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
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  

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
Japan
ANONYMOUS,  ‘Tosai Kairiku no Zu’ [Route map of Japan from East to west by land and sea], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - ‘Tosai Kairiku no Zu’ [Route map of Japan from East to west by land and sea]
Japan, 1800 - 1830, In attractive strong original colours.. 270x8000mm. Horizontal scroll, pen and ink with water colours on rice paper. Presented in concertina form with paper covers, modern cloth case. Size of book block 270 x 120mm.
A fascinating and rare 8 meters horizontal scroll painting illustrating the "Tosai Kairiku ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 9,500
Approx. Euro 8,075  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,750  

Condition:
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 4,250  

Condition:
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 2,975  

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Condition Rating: 4
DUDLEY, R.,  Carta terza Generale del' Asia., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, R. - Carta terza Generale del' Asia.
Florence, 1646, Uncoloured. 460x380mm. In good condition. Left hand margin cut to neat line, with some minor reinforcements.
Rare first state of this important chart showing part of the north coast of New Guinea and islands of the Pacific Ocean.
To the north of Japan the landmass of Isola di Iezo ('the coast is unknown to Christians') extends east across the Pacific to...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

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Condition Rating: 4
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 234  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 15,300  

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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 5,100  

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Condition Rating: 2
Japan cities
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 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 25,500  

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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 1,700  

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Condition Rating: 6
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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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,550  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 255  

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Condition Rating: 5
India
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 3,400  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th., Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte.
Frankfurt, 1613, Uncoloured.. 383x430mm. Lower margin and lower part left margins cut on neatline, as issued. On verso piece of paper pasted to back vertical tear, 12cm. into the engraved area.
One of the earliest printed detailed plans of a European trading post in the Indies, this finely engraved and designed bird's-eye plan was published in De Bry's important collection of Minor Voyages . Finely engraved strapwork cartouches enclose the title, descriptive panels and coats of arms... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

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Condition Rating: 5
DE BRY, Th.,  Lusitani in India deseruntur in Lecticis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Lusitani in India deseruntur in Lecticis.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
The way how the Portuguese carried a noble man in India 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...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE ROSSI, G.,  Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti.., antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti..
Rome, 1683-1688, In original o/l colours.. 530x410mm. Some very minor marginal spotting. Discolouration along center fold. Dark impression. Very good.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of India with Ceylon and Maldives. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower right hand corner a large title cartouche with dedication to Tavernier and Mandeslo, supported by exotic Asian figures and surmounted by an elephant.
The cartographer w...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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Condition Rating: 3
DONCKER, H.,  De golf van Bengalen., antique map, old maps DONCKER, H. - De golf van Bengalen.
Amsterdam, after 1669-1712, Uncoloured.. 434x520mm. Paper slightly age-toned. With some plate scratching and ink toning.
Rare chart of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names.
The plate was newly made by Doncker, in an early stage he used the copperplates of Goos. More freque...
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$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 1,955  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 765  

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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 765  

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Condition Rating: 3
Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
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 553  

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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 128  

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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 213  

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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 255  

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Taiwan
AMMANN, Hans Jacob,  Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret., antique map, old maps AMMANN, Hans Jacob - Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret.
Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678, Uncoloured.. 170x105mm. Octavo, contemp. vellum, stained and spine contemporarily renewed. - Browned, heavily finger-stained, in places brown or water stained throughout. The folding plates, slightly cleaned with a few repaired tears along the folds, plate 2 (Batavia) right hand margin trimmed to neat line, with extended margin. Fronts. bound before “Americanische Reis-Beschreibung”.
Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Ja... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,100  

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YANO, Y.,  Map of Formosa. My hunting place., antique map, old maps YANO, Y. - Map of Formosa. My hunting place.
Chiayi, Formosa, ca. 1940, In original colours.. 215x195mm. Pen and ink on paper. Good condition, with original folds.
An unusual hand drawn map of Formosa with an inset plan ‘My hunting place’. The map has the major cities marked in red ink and was made during Japanese occupation.
The verso is headed notepaper with an address in Kagi City Formosa, Mr Y. Yano (who I assume made the map).
Undated.
The ...
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 106  

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ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Province de Fo-Kien. [Includes West Coast of Taiwan], antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Province de Fo-Kien. [Includes West Coast of Taiwan]
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737, Uncoloured.. 375x320mm. Very good condition. Folds as issued.
Important map of Fujian Province, showing the east coast of China and the west coast of Taiwan. It shows that for the Manchu Qing, only the western half of Formosa was considered part of the Province of Fujian. It is not that the map maker was unaware of the shape of the eastern part of the island: ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

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PSALMANAZAR, G.,  Description de l'Isle Formosa en Asie, du gouvernement.., antique map, old maps PSALMANAZAR, G. - Description de l'Isle Formosa en Asie, du gouvernement..
Amsterdam, 1708, Uncoloured.. 152x93mm. XLIV,406,13pp. 19th century half brown calf. With1 folding map of Japan and 17 engraved plates some of them folding.
Complete title: Description de l'Isle Formosa en Asia, du gouvernement, des Moers & de la religion des habitans. 1708 French edition of one of the most famous fictitious travel books ever published. It offered a complete and detailed description of the island Formosa and the life and customs of its ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

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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 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de L'Isle Formose aux  Costes de la Chine., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de L'Isle Formose aux Costes de la Chine.
Paris, 1763, Coloured.. 222x171mm. Light age toning, but generally in good condition.
This well-known map of Taiwan is based on Jesuit information. One of the first maps to give the name Taiwan to island of Formosa. The mountains in the center have the large words "Tai-Oan ou Isle Formose".
The principal town is called Tai-ouan ou Taivan. The ruin of Fort Zelandia is marked. The...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 680  

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DE LA CONCEPTION, J.,  Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M., antique map, old maps DE LA CONCEPTION, J. - Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.
Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792, Uncoloured.. 120x167mm. Printed on rice paper. Paper slightly browned, two worm homles and some paper cracks under laid.
Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, including Keelung, Tainan, and what might be Kaohsiung.
Like most early maps of Taiwan, only the Chinese portion, west of the Cen...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,750  

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