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WYLD, James,  Map of the Countries between England & India designed to shew the Overland and sea-routes to the East....., antique map, old maps WYLD, James - Map of the Countries between England & India designed to shew the Overland and sea-routes to the East.....
London, James Wyld. Geographer to the Queen, 457 Strand, Charing Cros, Original outline colour.. 680x860mm. Slight browning at lower horizontal fold, and slight chaffing to bottom right outer margin, 2 tears neatly repaired
Double page engraved map with additional fold at lower edge (61 x 76 cm but extending beyond neat line into outer margin upper left and lower right. Inset map of eastern hemisphere.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 460
Approx. Euro 386  

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Condition Rating: 4
China
FRIES, L.,  Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris.  (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.), antique map, old maps FRIES, L. - Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)
Vienne, 1541, Coloured.. 290x460mm. Very fine condition. Latin text on the verso. Wide margins.
Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri" (Japan), oriented north-south, along the right hand border.
Lorenz Fries map was the first European map to focus exclusively on East Asia, particularly o...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,040  

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Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1584, In attractive strong original colours.. 365x470mm. In mint condition. Latin text on verso.
The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.
Japan is shown on a curious curved projection reminiscent of Portugues...
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$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 5,880  

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Condition Rating: 1
ORTELIUS, A.,  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1592, In strong attractive original colours.. 365x470mm. Paper very slightly age toned, generally in very fine near to mint condition. Latin text on verso.
The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The second state with "Las Philipinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.
Japan is shown on a curious curved projection reminiscent of Portuguese c...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,040  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE CLERCK, N.,  China., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - China.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 95x133mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map illustrating China with the Great Wall and Korea as an island, 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 S...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 210  

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Condition Rating: 3
SPEED, J.,  The Kingdome of China., antique map, old maps SPEED, J. - The Kingdome of China.
London, G. Humble, 1627, Coloured.. 390x505mm. Dark impression. Very good condition.
A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and persecution of Christians in Japan.
The side borders illustrate the inhabitants of China and Japan, the Japanese samurai or m...
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$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 5,880  

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Condition Rating: 4
MERIAN, M.,  China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.
Frankfurt am Main, 1638, Coloured.. 268x340mm. Paper very slightly age toned, as usual. Good and dark impression. Very good condition.
Fine map of China, based on the first of Blaeu's maps of China. In the west by the Great Wall is shown, among Taiwan is named Pakan al I. Formosa, although Tayoan is named on the island.
The imaginary Chiamay Lacus is located in the southern region with five rivers flowing south into India an...
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$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 924  

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Condition Rating: 2
JANSSONIUS, J.,  China Veteribus Sinarum Regio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - China Veteribus Sinarum Regio.
Amsterdam, 1640, In attractive strong original colours.. 406x496mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally in very good condition.
Based on Jesuit surveys, the map represents the next major revision in the cartography of China after Ortelius' 1584 map. Korea, however, is still an island, and Japan consists only of three islands.
French text on verso....
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,680  

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Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  China Veteribus Sinarum Regio., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - China Veteribus Sinarum Regio.
Amsterdam, 1644, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x500mm. Fine condition.
This was the first of Blaeu's maps of China. In 1655 he was to publish the famous map of Father Martini, with many of the earlier inaccuracies present on this map corrected: the outline of Japan was improved and Korea was correctly shown as a peninsula instead of, as here, an island.
The map i...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,848  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.,  La Chine Royaume. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P. - La Chine Royaume. . .
Paris, 1656, Attractive original o/l colour.. 414x538mm. Good impression. A first state.
An important and attractive French map of the whole of China, northern tip of the Philippines, with a strangely curved Korea and an under-sized Taiwan here called "Y. Hermosa.
First published in 1656 by Nicolas Sanson and attributed to Matteo Ricci's copy of an indigenous Chinese map bro...
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$ 2,600
Approx. Euro 2,184  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.,  La Chine Royaume. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P. - La Chine Royaume. . .
Paris, 1656, Coloured.. 415x535mm. Good impression. A first state.
An important and attractive French map of the whole of China, northern tip of the Philippines, with a strangely curved Korea and an under-sized Taiwan here called "Y. Hermosa.
First published in 1656 by Nicolas Sanson and attributed to Matteo Ricci's copy of an indigenous Chinese map bro...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,680  

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Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, ca. 1660, Coloured.. 462x520mm. In fine condition and very attractive colours.
Schenk and Valk's rare early 18th century issue of Janssonius milestone map of China, Korea and Japan after Martino Martini. Engraved by Johannes van Loon.
The overall balance of design, the putti playing around the scale, the Chinese and Missionaries make this a most decorative item. Taiwan i...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,680  

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Condition Rating: 2
JOLLAIN, G.,  La Chine., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, G. - La Chine.
Paris, 1667, Uncoloured.. 135x185mm. Some brown spots in lower right corner. Paper slightly age toned.
Rare map of China, Korea (as an island) and Japan, published by Jollain in 1667. In upper right corner part of North America. Published in "Trésor Des Cartes Geographiques Des Principaux Estats de Lunivers".
This atlas is based upon Boisseau's atlas from 1643, the first world atlas published i...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

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Condition Rating: 4
NIEUHOF, J.,  An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . ., antique map, old maps NIEUHOF, J. - An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . .
London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669, Uncoloured. 390x270mm. Folio. 327, 18, 106pp. engraved portrait by Faithorne after Lely, engraved frontis page, folding map of China and folding plan of Canton, 18 full page & 121 text page copper etchings, interior slightby browned and spotted.
In old paper covered boards, 3690x270mm.
Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Thr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 9,000
Approx. Euro 7,560  

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Condition Rating: 3
KIRCHNER, A.,  La Chine d'Athanase Kirchere de la compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes et de quantité de recherches de la nature. . ., antique map, old maps KIRCHNER, A. - La Chine d'Athanase Kirchere de la compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes et de quantité de recherches de la nature. . .
Amsterdam, 1670, Uncoloured.. 385x255mm. Contemp. brown calf with marbled boards. Spine in seven compartments of six raised bands. Red morocco label with gilt title. Illustrated with frontispiece, 22 full-page plates, and 61 in-text plates and vignettes. Several text pages with browning, as usual. Spine separating.
Athanasius Kircher, S.J., (1601 or 1602-1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar who published around ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,520  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N.,  Royaume de la Chine. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Royaume de la Chine. . .
Utrecht, 1683, Coloured.. 245x193mm. A good and dark impression.
Detailed map of China. Engraved by A.Winter. Attractive miniature map, depicting Korea as an island and parts of Japan, i.e. western part of Honshu and Kyushu.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

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Condition Rating: 3
NOLIN, J.-B.,  Paradigma XV Provinciarum et CLV Urbium Capitalium Sinensis Imperij Cum Templis quae Cruce X Signatur Et Domiciliis S.I., antique map, old maps NOLIN, J.-B. - Paradigma XV Provinciarum et CLV Urbium Capitalium Sinensis Imperij Cum Templis quae Cruce X Signatur Et Domiciliis S.I.
Paris, 1686, Coloured.. 287x210mm. On large thick paper. Size of the map 224 x 210mm.
First edition of this rare Jesuit map of China, published by Jean Baptiste Nolin in Paris and based on Philippe Couplet's map of 1686. The map shows China's 15 provinces and 65 major cities, and notes the location of the discovery of the Nestorian Stele in Shaanxi Province as well as the island wher... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,400
Approx. Euro 2,016  

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Condition Rating: 2
NIEUHOF, J.,  Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . ., antique map, old maps NIEUHOF, J. - Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .
Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693, Uncoloured.. 320x210mm. Folio. pp. (6), 208, 258, (9), with engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait of the author, 1 folding engraved map of China and 34 double-page engraved plates and about 100 engravings in the text.
Very fine contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spine in 7 compartments with red gilt lettered label. Very good to mint condition.
Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.
Jan N...
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$ 6,500
Approx. Euro 5,460  

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Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets), antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)
Venice, 1695, Uncoloured.. 605x910mm. Some very minor re-inforcements along center fold. A good and dark impression. Very fine condition.
The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait Kammon and Fukuoka which is spelled as Fakata. At top left the sign of The Society of Jesus, underneath and at bottom on top of the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,300  

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Condition Rating: 2
CLUVER, P.,  Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps CLUVER, P. - Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1697, Uncoloured.. 200x250mm. Dark impression. In good condition.
Interesting map of China, shows the Great Wall, Macao and the Island of Formosa. From Philipp Clüver's famous Introductionis in Universam geographicam, first published in Leiden in 1624. Philipp Clüver (1580–1623) was virtually the founder of historical geography.
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 3
L'ISLE, G. de. (after),  Chine., antique map, old maps L'ISLE, G. de. (after) - Chine.
Paris, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 135x170mm. Good and dark impression. In good condition.
RARE miniature map of China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan. The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer Orientale".
With "Terre de Yeco" as Hokkaido....
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 189  

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Condition Rating: 4
 KNAPTON, J. and P.,  The Modern History, by way of sequel to Mr. Rollin's ancient history. Vol. I. Containing the history of China., antique map, old maps KNAPTON, J. and P. - The Modern History, by way of sequel to Mr. Rollin's ancient history. Vol. I. Containing the history of China.
London, 1704, Uncoloured.. 205x130mm. octavo, pp. A2-xxiv, 382pp. Full dark brown calf. Blind stamped ribbed spine. Original title label. Inside pages are clean. Map is folded and has a short repaired tear where bound into volume, otherwise very fine. Size of the
A rare book translated from French and printed for J.& P. Knapton. The volume is divided into a number of parts, covering a general history of China, a description of the country, government, laws, commerce, manufacturing, and arts &, sciences, religion, manners and customs, and lastly, an accoun... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,360  

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Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  La Chine., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - La Chine.
Paris, 1720, Coloured.. 148x103mm. In good condition.
A charming small map of China, Taiwan, Philippines, Korea and Kyushu (Japan). By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well traveled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 350
Approx. Euro 294  

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Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J.N.,  La Chine avec La Corée et les parties de la Tartarie les plus voisines.., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - La Chine avec La Corée et les parties de la Tartarie les plus voisines..
Paris, 1720, Uncoloured.. 280x316mm. Cut into neat line, for the rest in good condition. Several folds as issued.
Fine map of China, Korea and Taiwan (named as Tayouan ou Formose I.). Prepared after Jesuit sources from 1708-1717.
The map is of interest for the use of "Kao-Liqoue ou Roy.e de Corée"....
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 189  

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Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J.N.,  La Chine avec La Corée et les parties de la Tartarie les plus voisines.., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - La Chine avec La Corée et les parties de la Tartarie les plus voisines..
Paris, 1720, Uncoloured.. 280x316mm. Very good condition.
Fine map of China, Korea and Taiwan (named as Tayouan ou Formose I.). Prepared after Jesuit sources from 1708-1717.
The map is of interest for the use of Kao-Liqoue ou Roy.e de Corée, for the sea along the coast of Korea. The ocean south of Korea is named...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 4
JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.,  Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P. - Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, ca. 1720, Original colours.. 462x520mm. In mint condition and very attractive original colours.
Schenk and Valk's rare early 18th century issue of Janssonius milestone map of China, Korea and Japan after Martino Martini. Engraved by Johannes van Loon.
The overall balance of design, the putti playing around the scale, the Chinese and Missionaries make this a most decorative item. Taiwan i...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,680  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Succession Des Empereurs De la Chine divisée en XXII. Familles., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Succession Des Empereurs De la Chine divisée en XXII. Familles.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 367x487mm. Very good impression and good condition.
Showing successions of the Emperors of China divided into 22 families, copper engraved plate from "Atlas Historique".

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754).
They worked as a partnership publishing the Atlas Histor...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 84  

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Condition Rating: 2
REDOLFI, P.,  La Chine., antique map, old maps REDOLFI, P. - La Chine.
Venice, c.1722, Coloured.. 133x165mm. In very good condition.
The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Japan / East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer Orientale".

This small Italian map of China, Korea and Japan is based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle. Japan is...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

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Condition Rating: 2
AA, P. van der,  La Chine suivant les nouvelles observations…, antique map, old maps AA, P. van der - La Chine suivant les nouvelles observations…
Amsterdam, 1728, Coloured.. 225x300mm. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon edition of this map of China.
From Le Nouveau Theatre du Monde, ou la Geographie Royale.
Curious shape of South Korea....
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$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 924  

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Condition Rating: 3
TIRION, I.,  Hedendaegsche Historie of tegenwoordige staet van alle volkeren 1 deel. (Volume 1 - China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas), antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Hedendaegsche Historie of tegenwoordige staet van alle volkeren 1 deel. (Volume 1 - China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas)
Amsterdam, 1734, Uncoloured.. 200x125mm. Contemp. vellum. 645pp., 17pp. Register, 2pp.printing errata. Illustrated with 2 folding maps, 4 plates including one of Japanese people 1 folding view of Deshima.
This provides an interesting illustrated description of China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas. Including a map of China, Korea and Japan, with the Sea between Korea and Japan called "Zee van Japan" and "Noord Zee van Japan".
The map of Japan provided by Kaempfer and copied by Isaac Tirion.
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,260  

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Condition Rating: 2
DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.,  Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste. - Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.
Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 210x280mm. 4 volumes, folio Contemporary calf, spines divided in compartments by six raised bands, contrasting red morocco labels in two, others richly gilt with floral tools, leaf sprays, etc., sides ruled in gilt with three-line fillet, marbled endpapers, red edges. With 65 maps and plates (all but one double-page or folding); titles in red and black incorporating engraved pictorial vignette by Baquoy after Humblot; with all half-titles; woodcut head- and tailpieces, typographic ornaments, historiated and decorative initials.
First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China and "the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" (Hill), was compiled by Du Halde, Jesuit former confessor to the duc d'Orléans, from the accounts, published and unpublished, prepared by 27 Jesuit missionaries during... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 45,000
Approx. Euro 37,800  

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Condition Rating: 1
DU HALDE, J.-B.,  Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise . . . du Thibet, & de la Coree. . ., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, J.-B. - Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise . . . du Thibet, & de la Coree. . .
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736, Uncoloured.. 560x410mm. 4 volumes, 4to (257 x 196mm.), titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes, 11 engraved vignette illustrations and 51 plates (of 53), a number folding, contemporary half calf, spines gilt with morocco labels, [Löwendahl 398], without the separately published atlas, lacking 2 plates in vol.2 (Obseques at p.149 and Gin seng at p.180), one plate torn without loss (vol.1, p.230), d4 vol.1 with short tear and slight stain, bindings slightly rubbed and slightly worn.
These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibliography, first published in Paris the previous year in a folio edition.
The illustrations are reduced versions of the...
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$ 12,000
Approx. Euro 10,080  

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Condition Rating: 3
MOLL, Herman.,  The Empire of China and Island of Japan. . ., antique map, old maps MOLL, Herman. - The Empire of China and Island of Japan. . .
London, 1736, Uncoloured.. 251x243mm. Paperthinning along upper part centerfold. In good condition.
The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Sea of Corea". Some interesting notations are made. From his atlas "Atlas minor or a new and curious set of sixty-two maps, in which are shewn all the empires, kingdoms, countries, states, in all the known ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 210  

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Condition Rating: 3
D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . ., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . .
The Hague, 1737, In original colours.. 470x685mm. Paper broken on centerfold and some borderlines due to oxidation of green ink. Green colour oxidized. Good and dark impression.
With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. Very detailed map of China, Tibet and 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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$ 2,800
Approx. Euro 2,352  

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Condition Rating: 5
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Carte générale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes particulières que l'Empereur Cang-hi a fait lever sur les lieux par les RR. PP. Jésuites missionaires dans cet empire / Par le Sr d'Anville., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte générale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes particulières que l'Empereur Cang-hi a fait lever sur les lieux par les RR. PP. Jésuites missionaires dans cet empire / Par le Sr d'Anville.
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737, Uncoloured.. 565x510mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. Left hand margin cut short.
Important and very detailed map of Southern part of China, including a detailed Taiwan.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782) was a French cartographer and compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published in The Hague 1737....
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 840  

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Condition Rating: 3
DU HALDE, J.-B.,  Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, J.-B. - Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737, In original o/l colours.. 520x390mm. Contemp. mottled brown calf with moderate wear; 2° (52x39cm.) Printed title page., 2pp advertisement, 8pp text, 42 engraved maps of China, Tibet, Tartary and Korea, 12 folding. The 3 overview maps with original outline colours. On title page some paper cuttings from removal of manuscript ownership. Excellent condition, large margins. Two small parts on title cut out with paper reinforcement.
First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 18,000
Approx. Euro 15,120  

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Condition Rating: 2
GIUSTINIANI, F.,  La Chine., antique map, old maps GIUSTINIANI, F. - La Chine.
Leon de Francia (Lyon), Jaime Certa, 1739, Uncoloured.. 132x155mm. In good condition.
A very nice map of China, including Korea and Taiwan. From Francisco Giustiniani for El Atlas abreviado o el nuevo compendio de la Geografia universal, politica, historica, i curiosa, segun el estado presente del Mundo, illustrado con quarenta i tres mapas, i enriquecido con un breve tratado de l... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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Condition Rating: 3
ALBRIZZI, G.,  Nuova carta dell' Imperio della Chia e dei Paesi circonvicini. / Nueva carta de l'Impario de la Quina., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G. - Nuova carta dell' Imperio della Chia e dei Paesi circonvicini. / Nueva carta de l'Impario de la Quina.
Venice, 1740, Coloured.. 250x325mm. Good condition with wide margin.
The map is of interest for the use of Mar di Corea" and "Mar Setentrionale del Giapone" in the sea between Korea and Japan.

Rare early edition of Albrizzi's map of China and Korea, with titles in both Italian and Spanish.
The map e...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 756  

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VAN ESVELDT, S.,  Het Keizerryk van China, volgens de Nieuwste Waarneminge opgesteld., antique map, old maps VAN ESVELDT, S. - Het Keizerryk van China, volgens de Nieuwste Waarneminge opgesteld.
Amsterdam, 1745, Original o/l colour.. 100x125mm. Left hand margin somewhat frayed and re-margined. In very good condition.
A scarce and uncommon miniature map of China, Korea and Taiwan.
The map is of interest for the use of De Zuid Zee for the sea between Korea and Japan....
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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BELLIN, J.N.,  Das Kaiserthum China zur allgemeinen Historie der Reisen - entworfen von N. Bellin Ing. De la Mar. 1748., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Das Kaiserthum China zur allgemeinen Historie der Reisen - entworfen von N. Bellin Ing. De la Mar. 1748.
Leipzig, Arkstee & Merkus, 1746, Coloured.. 290x400mm. In very fine condition. Several folds as issued.
Attractive and detailed map of China and Korea. The map is of interest for the use of Das Meer von Korea for the coast along the east coast of Korea. The composition is nicely balanced with three decorative cartouches.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 504  

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Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Empire de la Chine., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Empire de la Chine.
Paris, 1748, Coloured.. 286x400mm. With foldings, as issued. In good condition.
A fine map of China, Korea and Taiwan.
Jacques Nicholas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King.
In s...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

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BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Empire de la Chine. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Empire de la Chine. . .
Paris, 1748, Coloured.. 286x400mm. With foldings, as issued. In good condition.
A fine map of China, Korea and Taiwan.
Jacques Nicholas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King.
In s...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

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VAUGONDY, R. de,  L'Empire de la Chine. . ., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Empire de la Chine. . .
Paris, dated 1750, In original o/l colours.. 482x525mm. Good and dark impression. Some traces of humidity especially in the margin. Generally in good condition.
Detailed map of China, Korea and Taiwan. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative of the country.
Second state. Interesting for it's dual naming of "Mer de Corée" and "Mer du Japan"....
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$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 924  

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TIRION, I.,  Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen.
Amsterdam, 1750, In attractive original colours.. 250x325mm. In very fine condition, slight staining to outer margins. Wide margins.
Finely engraved map of China and Korea, with titles in both French and Dutch.
The map extends west to the Gobi Desert and Tibet and shows Macao and Canton, among other cities..

Tirion published a number of important books, many of which are still in demand for their interesting conte...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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Condition Rating: 2
TIRION, I.,  Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nouvelle Carte de L'Empire De La Chine et les Pais circonvoisins - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de aangrensende Landen.
Amsterdam, 1750, In attractive original colours.. 250x325mm. In mint condition. Wide margins.
Finely engraved map of China and Korea, with titles in both French and Dutch.
The map extends west to the Gobi Desert and Tibet and shows Macao and Canton, among other cities.

Tirion published a number of important books, many of which are still in demand for their interesting conten...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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VAUGONDY, R. de,  L\'Empire de la Chine dressé d\'après les cartes de l\'Atlas Chinois.., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Empire de la Chine dressé d'après les cartes de l'Atlas Chinois..
Paris, 1751, In original o/l colours.. 485x525mm. Detailed map of China, Korea and Taiwan. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative of the country.
Detailed map of China, Korea and Taiwan. Decorative title cartouche lower right.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 756  

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VAUGONDY, R. DE / GIBSON, J.,  A new & accurate map of the Empire of China from the Sieur Robert's Atlas. With improvements., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. DE / GIBSON, J. - A new & accurate map of the Empire of China from the Sieur Robert's Atlas. With improvements.
London, 1759, Coloured.. 196x297mm. Some marginal age-toning of paper. Repair of a marginal center fold repair. Good condition.
An excellent early engraving of China and Korea that appeared in Sieur Robert de Vaugondy's Geographical Dictionary (London: 1759). Decorative title cartouche on the upper left corner. Engraved by J.Gibson.

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$ 550
Approx. Euro 462  

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KITCHIN, Th.,  China as surveyed by the Jesuit Misionaries between the years 1708 & 1717 with Korea & the adjoining parts of Tartary., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Th. - China as surveyed by the Jesuit Misionaries between the years 1708 & 1717 with Korea & the adjoining parts of Tartary.
London, c. 1760, Coloured.. 280x320mm. Dark impression and good margins. Repair of a marginal tear in lower marging left of the center fold, hardly notable.
The map is of interest for the use of Eastern Sea or Sea of China, the sea south of Korea. In the sea along the coast line of Korea : "Kau-Li-Qua or King:m of Korea".

With decorative title cartouche, Taiwan is included. In the sea east...
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 462  

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HOMANN, HEIRS.,  Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, HEIRS. - Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae. . .
Nuremberg, 1760, In original colours.. 585x521mm. Short margins as issued. Paper very slightly age toned and a marginal water stain.
General map of China extending to the Gobi Desert in the North, including the islands of Taiwan and Hainan. The map is based on the work of du Halde. An appealing title cartouche bottom right with allegorical images and explanatory table..
Taiwan with many place names, the island is divided in ...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 756  

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LE ROUGE, G.L.,  La Chine., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, G.L. - La Chine.
Paris, 1767, Coloured.. 278x212mm. In good condition.
With decorative title cartouche lower right. Good detail of China's mainland with Taiwan and Hainan Province.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 252  

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