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Tartarie / Siberia
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Homme du nord est de l'Asie., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Homme du nord est de l'Asie.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 175x100mm. A few light staining's, generally in good condition.
Originally hand-coloured mezzotint of a native from North Eastern Russia engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur. From 'Costumes civils actuels de tous les peuples connus'.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific po...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MONIN, C.V.,  Sibérie ou Russie d'Asie., antique map, old maps MONIN, C.V. - Sibérie ou Russie d'Asie.
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 200x265mm. Steel engraving in original out line colours. Good margins. In good condition.
Detailed map of Siberia, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géographie Ancienne &c Moderne en 42 Cartes dressé par C.V. Monin. Engraved by Laguillermie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PETERMANN, A. / FULLERTON, A.,  Kamchatka according to A.Erman . . ., antique map, old maps PETERMANN, A. / FULLERTON, A. - Kamchatka according to A.Erman . . .
London / Edinburgh, 1850, In original colours.. 245x138mm. Steel engraved map. Very fine condition.
FIRST EDITION Map of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Siberia, from Gazetteer of the World. Drawn by Augustus Petermann, engraved by G. H. Swanston.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Bid received
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Arabian Peninsula
RUSCELLI, G., Tabula Asiae VI. (Arabian Peninsular), antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Tabula Asiae VI. (Arabian Peninsular)
Venice, 1574, Uncoloured.. 180x240mm. In excellent condition, only slightly age toned, and with a few old wormholes to upper margin. With Italian text on verso with the historiated 'L'.
A lovely example of this classical map depicting an ancient representation of the Arabian Peninsula, based on Ptolemy's second century A.D. Geographia here called Arabia Foelix. It includes the Persian Gulf and Red Sea. The map is based upon a map published by Giacomo Gastaldi in 1548.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A. / GALLE, Ph.,  Turcici imperii descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. / GALLE, Ph. - Turcici imperii descriptio.
Antwerp, 1583, Uncoloured.. 78x109mm. Copper engraving with French letterpress on verso.
Fine map of the Middle East, extending from Greece to Arabia and covering the Cradle of Civilisation region.
Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) was a cartographer and publisher, who is born and died in Antwerp.
The tremendous success of Ortelius’s landmark 1570 Theatrum led to the publication of...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Descriptio Regni Ormuzii / Ormus., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Descriptio Regni Ormuzii / Ormus.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 115x135mm. Very fine condition. Dark impression.
A rare miniature map of the Street of Ormus. Title cartouche on the lower left corner.

First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Kaerius and Jodocus Hondius I. The atlas set a new standard for min...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II,  Turcicum Imperium., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II - Turcicum Imperium.
Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616, Uncoloured.. 91x130mm. Very fine condition. Dark impression.
FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower left corner.

First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Kaerius and...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  Arabie., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Arabie.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 145x100mm. Some light toning and staining to extremities, a little worming to lower margin - else in very nice condition. Good margins, and a good impression.
German edition of this map.
An attractive small map of the Arabian peninsular, complete with decorative cartouche, by Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706). He was a French cartographer and engineer. He started his career as a soldier in the army of Louis XIV, became a Sergeant-Major in the artillery and an Inspector of Fortificat... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHENCK, P.,  Imperium Turcicum Complectens Europae, Asiae, et Africae, Arabiae que Regiones ac Provincias Plurimas Industria et Labore . . ., antique map, old maps SCHENCK, P. - Imperium Turcicum Complectens Europae, Asiae, et Africae, Arabiae que Regiones ac Provincias Plurimas Industria et Labore . . .
Amsterdam, circa 1705, In attractive strong original colours.. 480x570mm. A good and dark impression. Repair of a very small tear lower part center fold.
Petrus Schenk's map of the Ottoman Empire, based upon an earlier map by Sanson. Showing from Italy to the Caspian Sea and the Saudi Peninsula, centered on Cyprus, Asia Minor and the Black Sea.

Pieter Schenck was a prolific printmaker and publisher in Amsterdam and Leipzig, Pieter Schenck ...
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Estimate
($ 700 - 900)

Bid received
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P.,  De kusten van Arabie het Roode Meer en Persize Zee.., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - De kusten van Arabie het Roode Meer en Persize Zee..
Leiden, 1707, Uncoloured.. 148x225mm. Good condition, dark impression, with decent margins. Left border has been re-margined.
Map of the Arabian Peninsula till West Coast of India, southern Persia and the 'Horn of Africa'. Although not renowned for the originality of his work, Pieter van der Aa is highly thought of for the design and quality of his output. An attractive smaller map with a very decorative title cartouche, w... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
THORNTON, S.,  Two double sided pages No’s 71, 72, 73, 74 (Instructions from Amoye to Chusan, on the Coast of China, between the Islands, in small vessels.)., antique map, old maps THORNTON, S. - Two double sided pages No’s 71, 72, 73, 74 (Instructions from Amoye to Chusan, on the Coast of China, between the Islands, in small vessels.).
London, 1711, Uncoloured.. 485x310mm. Wood blocks with letter press. Some marginal water staining. Overall in good condition. Each sheet 485 x 310mm.
Text page with woodblock profiles by Samuel Thornton showing the approaching coast lines around Zhoushan, also known as Chusan, archipelago-city in Zhejiang, published in 1711 by John How and Samuel Thornton.
Published in 'The English Pilot, the Third Book', the first English sea atlas dedicat...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H., Le Temple de la Mecque avec une description exacte de tout ce qu'on y voit & des Ceremonies qu'on y fait, tiré de la tradition des mahometans ..., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Le Temple de la Mecque avec une description exacte de tout ce qu'on y voit & des Ceremonies qu'on y fait, tiré de la tradition des mahometans ...
Amsterdam, 1728, Coloured.. 385x450mm. In good condition. Lightly age toned, with good margins. Nicely coloured.
A fascinating engraving depicting the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca. Below the main image are two smaller vignette images of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a key (A - Q) to the Kaaba view and a description in French of Islamic traditions.
Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684–1743) was a Hugu...
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Estimate
($ 480 - 580)

Bid received
$ 320
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HOMANN, J.B.,  Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa.
Nurnberg, 1737, In original colours.. 482x562mm. Repair of a very small marginal tear in lower margin. Paper slightly age toned. In good condition.
Johann Baptist Homann's well-engraved map of the Turkish Empire, showing from Tunis to Arabia, including Greece, Arabia, Turkey and Palestine. With good detail in the Arabian Peninsular and a fine decorative title cartouche at bottom left inside stone slab and surrounded by figures of the eastern an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 700 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LE ROUGE, George Louis, L’ Empire Des Turcs., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, George Louis - L’ Empire Des Turcs.
Paris, 1767, Light outline colour.. 210x277mm. Paper slightly age toned, but generally in very good condition.
A highly detailed map of the Arabian Peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ELWE, J.B., A map of Arabia and Ethiopia, antique map, old maps ELWE, J.B. - A map of Arabia and Ethiopia
Amsterdam, 1792, fine original colouring.. 484x564mm. In very good condition.
Carte de l'Egypt, de la Nubie, de l'Abissinie.Jan Berend Elwe. Amsterdam-based publisher. Published a pocket-atlas of the Netherlands (1786) and of Germany (1791). Published in 1792 a folio-atlas with 37 maps.
Jan Elwe's re-issue of Guillaume de l?Isle?s 1707 map of the lands bordering the Red Se...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MONIN, C.V.,  Turquie d'Asie., antique map, old maps MONIN, C.V. - Turquie d'Asie.
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 200x245mm. Steel engraving in original out line colours. Good margins. In good condition.
Detailed map of Asian Turkey with Cyprus, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géographie Ancienne &c Moderne en 42 Cartes dressé par C.V. Monin. Engraved by Laguillermie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Persia / Armenia / Iran / Irak
FRIES, L., Tabula III Asiae., antique map, old maps FRIES, L. - Tabula III Asiae.
Strassburg, 1522 -1525, uncoloured. 300x370mm. Evenly toned; edges frayed; centrefold discoloured due to glue; with vellum manuscript added paperguard on verso (probably 15th c); some stitch holes; some staining; printing indentations; verso Latin text.
Woodcut engraved map of Armenia on Ptolemaic projection from "Geographia", with maps by Laurens Fries and the text edited by Michael Servetus.
Servatus who was accused of heresy, and when he was burnt at the stake, Calvin ordered that copies of the book should be burnt with him.
Fortunatel...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MÜNSTER, S.,  Tabula Asiae V. (Persia), antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Asiae V. (Persia)
Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545, Uncoloured.. 255x340mm. Woodblock map with letterpress on verso. Paper with usual age-toning. Very good throughout. Paper size 310 x 388mm.
The first edition of Munster's map between the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea, extending from Armenia and Mesopotamia eastward, based upon Claudius Ptolemy which appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540.

The Geographia was a new and important edition of Ptolemy...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Magini, G. A., Persia Regnum sive Sophorum Imperium, antique map, old maps Magini, G. A. - Persia Regnum sive Sophorum Imperium
Venice, 1596, uncoloured. 125x170mm. very good
Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617), Italian mathematician and cartographer. Edited edition of Ptolemy's ' Geographia', 1596.The 'modern' map of the Persian empire. An elegantly engraved map.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 130)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE CLERCK, N.,  Persicum Regnum., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Persicum Regnum.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 95x134mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map of Persia, surrounded by text in Dutch. Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der Rijken Staten, ende vorstendommen des gantsen Aerdbodems… wh...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 130)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
SPEED, John.,  The Kingdome of Persia with the cheef Citties and Habites described., antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - The Kingdome of Persia with the cheef Citties and Habites described.
London, 1676, In original o/l colours.. 395x515mm. Age toned and with some water stains, repairs to centrefold, with some old adhesive residue to verso repairs. Small tear to lower margin (3cm). Old repair to tear upper left margin. Else good.
John Speed's wonderful copperplate map of the Persian Kingdom, as it was towards the end of the seventeenth century. With a title cartouche, and eight side vignettes including a Noble man and women, Country man and woman, a Turkish man and woman etc. There are important city vignettes across the top... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
FILLOEUL, Carte de L’Empire des Assiriens et des Perses., antique map, old maps FILLOEUL - Carte de L’Empire des Assiriens et des Perses.
Paris, 1729, Uncoloured.. 245x410mm. In fine condition with folds as issued.
Striking map of Persia and Arabia. It is from “METHODE POUR ETUDIER L’HISTOIRE” by L’Abbe Lenglet du Fresnoy, pulished in Paris in 1729. The map is quite rare and is not now or in the past been on the Internet. It was engraved by Jenvilliers and Filloeul who were known to work for Nolin in the earl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 185 - 230)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ALBRIZZI, Nuouva Carta del Regno di Persia…, antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI - Nuouva Carta del Regno di Persia…
Venice, 1740, Uncoloured.. 290x360mm. In fine condition with multi-folds as issued.
Detailed map displays a region stretching from the eastern Black Sea all the way east to the Indus River. Bodies of water denoted are the eastern half of the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf. All major regions and kingdoms of the time are described, including Georgia, Armenia, Bukhara, S... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE MORNAS.,  Suite de l'Histoire de Perse. Depuis l'An 3519, jusqu'à l'An 3525., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS. - Suite de l'Histoire de Perse. Depuis l'An 3519, jusqu'à l'An 3525.
Paris, 1762, In original o/l colours.. 385x540mm. Good impression, good margins. A few water staining's and spots.
Showing eastern Europe centered on Greece, Macedonia, Persia and western Turkey. Textural information in French flanking the map.

De Mornas was Geographer to Louis XVI, and a well-known publisher of celestial and terrestrial maps. With Louis-Charles Desnos (1725-1805), he was also one of...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TIRION,I., Nieuwe Kaart van ?T Rijk van Persien., antique map, old maps TIRION,I. - Nieuwe Kaart van ?T Rijk van Persien.
Amsterdam, c. 1770, fine original colouring. 290x360mm. large paper copy, excellent condition
Izaak Tirion (d. 1769) Amsterdam publisher. His ' Nieuwe en beknopte handatlas' saw 6 editions between before 1740 and after 1784. Also ' Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren', a series of descriptions of countries and their inhabitants.Izaak Tirion?s map of the Persian empire.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Femme Persienne., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Femme Persienne.
M. Sylvain Maréchal. Paris, 1788, In attractive original colours.. 175x110mm. In very good condition.
Originally hand-colored mezzotint of a Persian woman engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth century: he wr...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MONIN, C.V.,  Perse, Kaboul et Beloutchistan., antique map, old maps MONIN, C.V. - Perse, Kaboul et Beloutchistan.
Paris, 1845, In original o/l colours.. 198x260mm. Steel engraving in original out line colours. Good margins. In good condition.
Detailed map of Persia, Kabul and Baluchistan, prepared by Charles V. Monin (fl.1830-1880) a French cartographer of Caen and Paris. Published in Atlas Universel de Géographie Ancienne &c Moderne en 42 Cartes dressé par C.V. Monin. Engraved by Laguillermie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 45)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
John Tallis - John Rapkin., Persia. , antique map, old maps John Tallis - John Rapkin. - Persia.
London, 1851, Original outline colour. 354x258mm. The map is in very good condition with adequate margins.
A highly decorative and detailed mid 19th century map of modern day Iran; formerly Persia which was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, with the vignettes by H. Warren & S. Fisher and published in John Tallis's Illustrated Atlas.
The Illustrated Atlas, published from 1849 to 1853, was th...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Japan
ORTELIUS, A., Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore.
Antwerp, Robert Bruneau, 1609, Coloured.. 357x487mm. In very good condition.
This landmark map was the first map of Japan published in a European atlas. Ortelius received the map from Ludovico Teixeira, a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and mathematician.
While Teixeira had not personally traveled to Japan, he obviously had access to Japanese sources as the map presents ...
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Estimate
($ 2,000 - 2,200)

Bid received
$ 1,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HONDIUS, H., Iaponia., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Iaponia.
Amsterdam, 1630, old coloured. 342x442mm. Dark impression, printed on heavy paper. Two flattened creases (not affecting the printed area) and one small spot in the right margin. A very good copy.
One of the most significant maps Hondius the elder added to his first publication of the Mercator atlas in 1606. Based on the 1595 Abraham Ortelius map, but with added decoration, this is an early depiction of both Japan and Korea.
While still shown as an island, Hondius added the explanation ...
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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,100)

Bid received
$ 700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J., IAPONIAE Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - IAPONIAE Nova Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1639, In original colours.. 346x447mm. Repair in top margin, at the centerfold. Two little cuts in top margin. Evenly age toned.
The second state of the Hondius map. Janssonius replaced the earlier Japanese ship with a European one. Enhanced with a decorative title cartouche, mileage scales, and a sea monster.

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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,100)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
VAUGONDY, R., L'EMPIRE DU JAPON, antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. - L'EMPIRE DU JAPON
Paris 1750, Old colouring. 483x540mm. Minor age toned. Some stains from foxing in center folding.Exceptional unusual contempory olcoloring !! First edition
Large map of Japan with a distinctively French style title cartouche containing two small landscapes.
The map draws heavily on the previous work of Bellin, but includes a number of improvements to Terre d' Yedso (Hokkaido) similar to the manuscripts of Engelbert Kaempfer.

The fictitious...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Bellin, J.N., Carte de l'' Empire du Japon., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte de l'' Empire du Japon.
Paris, 1752, fine later colouring. 215x310mm. doubled, in fine condition.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas "Hydrographique Français" (1756-65) atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's " Histoire. des Voyages", 1738-75.
Nicolas Bellin's map of Japan....
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N., Carte de L'Empire du Japon. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de L'Empire du Japon. . .
Paris, 1752, Uncoloured. 220x315mm. In very good condition. Wide margins, heavy paper with strong print.
A nice map of the islands of Japan embellished with fine baroque decorations. This is a reduced version of Bellin’s influential map made for Jesuit Father Pierre-Francois-Xavier de Charlevoix’s "Histoire du Japon".
Japan is presented on the Kaempfer/Scheuchzer model with several corrections to...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 290)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
COOK, J., Gedeelt van Japan of Nipon / Gezigt van de Kust van Japan., antique map, old maps COOK, J. - Gedeelt van Japan of Nipon / Gezigt van de Kust van Japan.
Amsterdam, 1795, later colouring. 240x200mm. very good
Captain James Cook (1728-79), explorer, circumnavigator and hydrographer. Three voyages, 1768-71, 1772-75 and 1776-79. From 1778 on printed editions of ' Captain Cook's Travels' appeared in English, Italian, French and Dutch.
A map showing parts of the east coast of Hanshu between 35 o. and 40 ...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 55)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Japan isles
Bellin, J.N., Carte des Isles Kouriles Diapres la Carte Russe. . ., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte des Isles Kouriles Diapres la Carte Russe. . .
Paris, 1754, Uncolored. 245x265mm. In fine condition with folds as issued.
A striking map of Northern Japan and the contiguous islands and coastline. Features a decorative title cartouche.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the eighteenth century. He was the first 'Ingenieur Hydrographic de la Marin...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS., (untitled)., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - (untitled).
Japan, ca 1860, Original printed colours.. 222x615mm. Four sheets joined. A few repaired worming tracks. No margins to the sides.
A Japanese woodblock map from the Edo period (1800-1868). It shows a part of the Kagoshima Prefecture on the island of Kyushu. An attractive and unusual map!... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 41
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Kuril islands
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J.,  Femme Kourilienne  [together with] Homme Kourilien., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, J. - Femme Kourilienne [together with] Homme Kourilien.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 172x114mm. Each print (172x114mm.) cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper. Paper size 230 x 280mm. In very good condition.
Set of two originally hand-colored mezzotints of Native Russians engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth ce...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Japan cities
FURNE & CIE.,  Vue de Nangasaki, antique map, old maps FURNE & CIE. - Vue de Nangasaki
Paris, 1842, Coloured.. 115x175mm. Steel engraving. Some light brown spotting, mainly in the margins.
View over the town from the water, identifying clearly Deshima with Japanese sloops in the fore ground. Engraved by Alp.Boilly.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Korea (and Japan)
VAUGONDY, R. de,  Le Japon., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - Le Japon.
Paris, 1749, In original outline colours.. 163x162mm. Good condition. Some very light marginal spotting.
Small detailed map of Japan and Korea. Dated 1749. A note next to island "Fatsisio ou l'Empereur envoye en exil les Grands".
From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.

Page 168 outside border top right.
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Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin. . .
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.
The map is of interest for the use of Mer de Corée, for the sea between Korea and Japan .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. Rapor... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin. . .
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 206x310mm. Good impression. Several foldings as issued.
The map is of interest for the use of Mer de Corée for the sea between Korea and Japan .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. Rapor... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHLEY, V. J., Carte DES ISLES DU JAPON et la Presqu Isle de COREE., antique map, old maps SCHLEY, V. J. - Carte DES ISLES DU JAPON et la Presqu Isle de COREE.
Amsterdam, 1773, Original colours.. 210x285mm. Slightly foxing in margins.
A fine map of the islands of Japan embellished with fine baroque decorations. Including Korea, Taiwan and the coast of China till Macao.

Bellin influenced other cartographers with his erroneous portrayals of Japan such as J. V. Schley who is the creator of this later version.
Decora...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 240)

Starting bid
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N., Carte de la Province de Quantong ou Lyau tong et du Royaume de KAU-LI ou COREE, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de la Province de Quantong ou Lyau tong et du Royaume de KAU-LI ou COREE
Paris, 1749-1773, Coloured.. 275x220mm. Very good condition
Uncommon issue of this fine map of Korea. The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer de Corée.

Decorative title cartouche in lower left corner.
The language on the map is in French and Dutch.
The notation at the bottom of th...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Bid received
$ 270
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LA PEROUSE, J.F.G.,  Plan de la partie des iles, ou archipel de Coree, vue au mois de Mai 1787 par les Fregates Francaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe. . . ., antique map, old maps LA PEROUSE, J.F.G. - Plan de la partie des iles, ou archipel de Coree, vue au mois de Mai 1787 par les Fregates Francaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe. . . .
L'Imprimerie de la Republique, An V, 1797, Uncoloured.. 495x690mm. Very good condition. Foldings, as issued.
Showing the track of La Perouse along the southern most tip of Korea, with Quelpaerts Islands (now-a-days called Jeju, with the volcano Halla-san (Halla Mountain) clearly noticed. This is a chart representing the visit of the French Admiral and explorer, le Comte de L... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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, ca 1690 , Oldcoloured.. 455x610mm. Minor dusty stains and marks. Some light toning. Exceptionally fine oldcoloured
A most attractive and decorative map by Vincenzo Coronelli, in contempory italian oldcolour !![ Contempory colored maps of Coronelli are very rare on the market .] An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev. de Fontaine of the Society of Jesus.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,400 - 2,900)

Starting bid
$ 1,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Thailand/Burma/Vietnam
DE CLERCK, N.,  Arachan & Pegu., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Arachan & Pegu.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 92x132mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map illustrating part of the Martaban seacoast belonging to today Myanmar. Surrounded by text in Dutch.
Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Bid received
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE.,  Port de Cou-Mong. . . / Port de Quinhone. . ., antique map, old maps DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE. - Port de Cou-Mong. . . / Port de Quinhone. . .
Paris, ca 1823, Uncoloured.. 443x595mm. Near mint condition. Good margins. Printed on strong paper. Dark impression.
A large sheet with two sea-charts of Vietnamese areas. One shows a ragged coast with several bays and capes. The second is most likely of the bay of Quy Nhon (Qui Nhon, province Bình Ð?nh).
Both charts are well detailed, including depth soundings and anchoring places. Engraved by Vicq and draw...
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Estimate
($ 480 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE.,  Carte Particuliere de la Cote de Cochinchine Depuis le cap Saint Jacques jusqu'au Faux Cap Varelle., antique map, old maps DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE. - Carte Particuliere de la Cote de Cochinchine Depuis le cap Saint Jacques jusqu'au Faux Cap Varelle.
Paris, 1830, Uncoloured.. 443x595mm. Near mint condition. Good margins. Printed on strong paper. Dark impression.
This is an impressive 1830 example of the French Depot-General de la Marine nautical chart or maritime chart of the southern coast of Vietnam. The chart extend from Saigon (modern day Ho Chi Minh City) northward as far as Cap Varelle (modern day Cam Ranh). It extends interesting detail both inland a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE.,  Plan de la Ville de Saigon. . ., antique map, old maps DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE. - Plan de la Ville de Saigon. . .
Paris, ca 1830, Uncoloured.. 595x444mm. Near mint condition. Good margins. Printed on strong paper. Dark impression.
An impressive large plan of the Vietnamese city of Saigon, produced and published by the Depot General de la Marine in Paris. Plan of the City of Saigon, fortified in 1790 by Colonel Victor Olivier, reduced from the Great Plan drawn in 1795 by the order of the King of Cochinchina by M. Brun, Engi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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