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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 2,100  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 3,360  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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 4,200  

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)
$ 5,500
Approx. Euro 4,620  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Japan
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 231  

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 5,040  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 2,940  

Condition:
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 2,940  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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 4,200  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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 7,980  

Condition:
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 15,120  

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 12,600  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 252  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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 1,680  

Condition:
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 2,520  

Condition:
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 25,200  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Holy Land & Jerusalem
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 168  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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 504  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 504  

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

Several of the maps and plans resemble those in G. F. Camocio's "Isole famose", in part...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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 1,008  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 1,176  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 1,260  

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 2,016  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 1,680  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 2,268  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 3,360  

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 2,310  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 1,680  

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Condition Rating: 2
India
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 126  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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 756  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 840  

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Condition Rating: 5
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 756  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 1,260  

Condition:
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 1,932  

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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 3,360  

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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 126  

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 546  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy  in Ceylon.), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy in Ceylon.)
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 270x351mm. In very good to mint condition.
Uncommon early view of the city of Kandy, in the center of Ceylon –now Sri Lanka-, shown from above, intricately engraved; it shows a fortification at the center of the city, flanked at East by a river, and giving an idea of the architecture of the town.

Four men in local costumes, in ci...
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$ 700
Approx. Euro 588  

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Condition Rating: 1
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 210  

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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 252  

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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 67  

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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

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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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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 504  

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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 840  

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Condition Rating: 2
WEBBER, J.,  The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka., antique map, old maps WEBBER, J. - The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka.
London, Boydell and Co., 1808, In original colours.. 281x412mm. Contemp. handcoloured aquatint, published by Boydell (and successor), London, 1808[-20], on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1820.
Paper very slightly stained. Together with a text page.
The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while employed as draughtsman on Cook's third voyage, which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Pa... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,470  

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Condition Rating: 3
SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.,  A newe mape of Tartary., antique map, old maps SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J. - A newe mape of Tartary.
London, 1627, Coloured.. 385x505mm. Good condition. Repair of small split lower part center fold.
Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of the cities of Astrakhan, Samarkand and Cambalu, with an illustration of a "house in Nova Zemla".
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,680  

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Condition Rating: 3
Taiwan
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 105  

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Condition Rating: 2
VANDERMAELEN, Ph.,  [2 sheets] Partie de la Chine. N°.88, 99., antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, Ph. - [2 sheets] Partie de la Chine. N°.88, 99.
Brussels, 1825-1827, Original colours.. 473x567mm. Lithography, in original colours. Paper very slightly age toned. Plano sheets.
A set of 2 maps covering Taiwan, Ryukyo Islands, Okinawa and southern part of coast of province of Quangdong and part of Fujian. Two columns of text with a historical description of China's contact with Asian and Western countries.

From his famous Atlas Universel . This atlas was ...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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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 672  

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