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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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Condition Rating: 4
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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Condition Rating: 4
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
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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Condition Rating: 2
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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Condition Rating: 3
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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Condition Rating: 4
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 425  

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Condition Rating: 3
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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Condition Rating: 2