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DE BRY, Th.,  Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A Chinese vessel 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 stay in the Indian city of Goa, Van Li...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 168  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  A Parade of Noblemen in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - A Parade of Noblemen in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
This famous and desirable scene 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 stay in the Indian city...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Punishment of China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Punishment of China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
The Chinese way of a punishment 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 stay in the Indian city...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Punishment of a criminal in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Punishment of a criminal in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
Punishment of a criminal in China 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 stay in the Indian ci...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Feast of China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Feast of China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncolored.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A scene of a Chinese dinner feast 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 stay in the Indian ci...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Funeral in China., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Funeral in China.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
A scene of a funeral in China 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 stay in the Indian city o...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 84  

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Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam. As can be seen here, the Chinese worship their idol, which takes the form of a devil. They lay offerings of fruit on an altar before the idol. Then they bow right down on the ground, remaining there until they think the idol has had enough of the fruit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 90
Approx. Euro 76  

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Condition Rating: 1
MEURS, J.,  Peking., antique map, old maps MEURS, J. - Peking.
Amsterdam, 1670, Uncoloured.. 207x320mm. A good and dark impression.
Fine panoramic view of Peking. From Olfert Dapper mission to China, 1662-1663. Printed by Jacob van Meurs, title of the book: Gedenckwaerdig bedrijf der Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Maetschappye, op de Kuste en in het Keizerrijk van Taising of Sina. Jacob Meurs was an Amsterdam publisher, engr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 168  

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Condition Rating: 3
MEURS,J.,  Pagode de dedans., antique map, old maps MEURS,J. - Pagode de dedans.
Amsterdam 1670, Uncoloured.. 195x315mm. A good and dark impression.
From Olfert Dapper mission to China, 1662-1663. Printed by Jacob van Meurs, title of the book: Gedenckwaerdig bedrijf der Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Maetschappye, op de Kuste en in het Keizerrijk van Taising of Sina. Jacob Meurs was an Amsterdam publisher, engraver and book-seller.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 67  

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Condition Rating: 3
JOLLAIN, F.,  La Reine de la chine., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, F. - La Reine de la chine.
Paris, ca. 1685, Uncoloured.. 275x195mm. Good and dark impression.
Very rare and decorative costume plate. In the background : Palais Royal Peking. Beneath the plate a descriptive text about the Queen of China.
Bears the address : Se vend a Paris chez F. Jollain l aine Rue St Jacques a la Ville de Cologne avec Pr. du R.
Jollain (François) l Aine, son of Gerar...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Description d'un des plus fameux temples des Chinois.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Description d'un des plus fameux temples des Chinois..
Amsterdam, ca. 1720, Uncoloured.. 370x430mm. Repair of split lower part center fold. A good and dark impression.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.
Divided in 3 panels, respectively showing the most important gods in the Chinese deities system, a pagoda, Pussa, one of the Chinese gods.
With exhaustive information about the 3 subjects in tables at th...
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$ 175
Approx. Euro 147  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Palais de Lamthau à la Chine., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Palais de Lamthau à la Chine.
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 145x200mm. Good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
View of a Mandarin's Palace at Lantau Island, showing the palace wall, 3 gates and guards in the inner palace where the Mandarin meets with the officers.. Tome 3 Page 392 in upper right corner.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. T...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 63  

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Condition Rating: 3
RENNEVILLE De, C.,  Idolle des Chinois., antique map, old maps RENNEVILLE De, C. - Idolle des Chinois.
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 150x195mm. Good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
Print of a Chinese divinity. Tome 3 Page 377 in upper left corner. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l'é... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 63  

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Condition Rating: 3
RENNEVILLE De, C.,  Jonques de la Chine., antique map, old maps RENNEVILLE De, C. - Jonques de la Chine.
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 140x195mm. Good condition. Folds as issued. Dark impression.
A depiction of two Chinese junks. Tome 3 Page 377. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l'établissement & a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 63  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 375x426mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 5cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression.
In top a view of a bridge in Xensi Province bordered by eleven examples of Chinese dress from different provinces. Showing various people in their typical dress including physicians, religious figures, royalty, soldiers, farmers and commoners from Hunan, Sichuan, Shanxi, Huqueng, Chekiang, Tartary, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais..
Amsterdam, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 375x430mm. A good and dark impression. Very good condition.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.
Divided in 3 panels, showing examples of costumes of Chinese ladies and those of the king of China.

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754)....
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 210  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Plan du Tien-tang ou du temple, où l'empereur sacrifie à Chang-ti sous le titre de souverain seigneur de la terre., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Plan du Tien-tang ou du temple, où l'empereur sacrifie à Chang-ti sous le titre de souverain seigneur de la terre.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 400x245mm. Paper slightly age toned and foxed. Dark impression.
Nice example of d'Anville's plan of Tien-tang 天堂 [Tiantang] temple, from "Atlas général de la Chine..."" prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emperor Kangxi.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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Condition Rating: 5
ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P.,  Villes de la province de Tche-kiang. (Hang-tcheou-fou, Ping hou hien, Hou-tcheou-fou, Hia-hing-fou and Ku-tcheou-fou.), antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P. - Villes de la province de Tche-kiang. (Hang-tcheou-fou, Ping hou hien, Hou-tcheou-fou, Hia-hing-fou and Ku-tcheou-fou.)
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 405x250mm. A very good and dark impression.
Five towns plans : Hang-tcheou-fou, Ping hou hien, Hou-tcheou-fou, Hia-hing-fou and Ku-tcheou-fou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" ...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P.,  Villes de la province de Kiang-nan., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' / DU HALDE, P. - Villes de la province de Kiang-nan.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 405x250mm. A very good and dark impression.
Eight town plans : Nan-king, Sou-tcheou-fou, Koen-chan-hien, Tsi-ki-hien, Vou-si-hien, Kia-ting-hien, Tchan-chou-hien and Tsing-pou-hien.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definiti...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Villes de la province de Petche-li., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Villes de la province de Petche-li.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 400x245mm. A very good and dark impression.
5 town plans : Peking (with forbidden town), Yung-ping-fou, Long-men-hien, Yuen-keou/Tching-sse-yu/Si-yang-keou/Hoang-tou-in, Tchin-ting-fou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first def...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Villes de la province de Hou-Quang., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Villes de la province de Hou-Quang.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 400x245mm. A very good and dark impression.
4 town plans : Yong-tcheou-fou, Vou-tchang-fou, Hoang tcheou fou and Siang-yang-fou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" (Hill), was c...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Villes de la province de Yun-nan. VI., antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Villes de la province de Yun-nan. VI.
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 400x245mm. A very good and dark impression.
Six town plans : Yun-nan-Fou, Ta-Li-Fou, Kien-Ning-Fou, Tchang-Tai-Hien, Nan-Tchang-Fou ad Kia-Tcheou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definitive European work on the Chinese empi...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANVILLE, J.B.D',  Villes de la province de Koei-tcheou. VII, antique map, old maps ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Villes de la province de Koei-tcheou. VII
Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735, Uncoloured.. 400x245mm. A very good and dark impression.
Four town plans : Koei-yang-fou, Ping-yuen-fou, Pou-ngan-tcheou and Tchin-yuen-fou.
From "Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise." - the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" (Hill), was co...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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Condition Rating: 3
PICART, B.,  Charlatans qui se mêlent de vendre le vent de la Chine. Dévots mendiants de la Chine et charlatans qui se promènent sur des tigres apprivoisés, . . ., antique map, old maps PICART, B. - Charlatans qui se mêlent de vendre le vent de la Chine. Dévots mendiants de la Chine et charlatans qui se promènent sur des tigres apprivoisés, . . .
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard c.1736, Uncoloured.. 320x205mm. A good and dark impression.
Two fascinating engraving on one sheet depicting Chinese charlatans. Engraved by Bernard Picart. Published in Jean Frederic Bernard's monumental "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World).
'The world's f...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 2
PICART, B.,  Idole que les chinois appellant, le dieu de l´immortalité, et qu´ils disent presider a leur Fortune. . ., antique map, old maps PICART, B. - Idole que les chinois appellant, le dieu de l´immortalité, et qu´ils disent presider a leur Fortune. . .
Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard c.1736, Uncoloured.. 320x205mm. A good and dark impression.
Four fascinating engraving on one sheet depicting Chinese gods. "Idole que les chinois appellant, le dieu de l´immortalité, et qu´ils disent presider a leur Fortune.", "A Fo-Tek, ou Ninifo. B. Kin-Gan genie tutelaire que les Jesuites nomment aussi Chin-Hoan", "Cin-Hoan Dieu tutelaire de la Chine" an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

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Condition Rating: 2
HASE, J, M.,  [ Four plans on one sheet] Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu., antique map, old maps HASE, J, M. - [ Four plans on one sheet] Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu.
Nuremberg, Homann, c. 1739, In original colours.. 295x177mm. Wide left margin, right margin cut close. Dark impression. Fine.
A rare composite sheet of engravings of town-plans of Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu.
From : "Regni Davidici et Salomon Descriptio Geographica et Historica, una cum delineatione Syriae e Aegypti - juncta est huic operi Consideratio ...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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Condition Rating: 3
KITCHIN, Th.,  Chinese Temples. Sin-Ko-Tsyen. Canton, Sancian Isle. Ma-Kao., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Th. - Chinese Temples. Sin-Ko-Tsyen. Canton, Sancian Isle. Ma-Kao.
London, 1745-1747, Uncoloured.. 205x317mm. Good impression and paper slightly age toned and stained.
An attractive print divided into four areas, two depicting Chinese temples and the other two with maps of the city of Canton, the island of Sancian and the island of Ma-Kao (Macao).
Engraved by J. Wood - with his signature in lower bottom.
From Astley, Thomas, "A New General Collections ...
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$ 110
Approx. Euro 92  

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Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton]
Canton?, c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 59x90mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting The Dutch "Folly Fort" off Canton. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.
Forts were built in several places, to defend the city and river from pirate attacks, for example....
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 840  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Kancheu., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Kancheu.
c.1750, In original o/l colours.. 65x122mm. Water colour with pen and ink. Some discolouration in corners.
Charming 18th water colour on paper depicting Kancheu. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,008  

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Condition Rating: 2
BEAUVAIS,  1. Seigneure Delassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama. (Tibet)., antique map, old maps BEAUVAIS - 1. Seigneure Delassa tirés de Grueber. 2. Trophée à l'honneur du Grand Lama. (Tibet).
Paris, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 115x67mm. Very good condition. Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins.
Fanciful European depiction of people from Tibet and Lhassa. A somewhat larger image appeared in "Abbe A.F. Prévost, Histoire Generale des Voyages".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 25
Approx. Euro 21  

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Condition Rating: 3
ACADEMIE IMPERIALE,  Vue de la Rue des Marchands Chinoises a Nankin., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE IMPERIALE - Vue de la Rue des Marchands Chinoises a Nankin.
Augsburg, 1760, Original colours.. 310x410mm. In very attractive original colours. Light water stain in margins affecting engraved area.
So-called optical print illustrating a parade of vessels. Engraved by F.X. Habermann (1721-1796).
The Academie Imperiale was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular specialty establishments in P...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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Condition Rating: 4
PROBST,G.B.,  Vue d'une Rue Nanking., antique map, old maps PROBST,G.B. - Vue d'une Rue Nanking.
Augsburg 1760, Original colours.. 310x410mm. In very attractive original colours. Good margins.
A well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg. After a design by P.van Blankaert.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be vi...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

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Condition Rating: 3
PROBST,G.B.,  Le dedans du Palais de l'Empereur de Chine à Peking., antique map, old maps PROBST,G.B. - Le dedans du Palais de l'Empereur de Chine à Peking.
Augsburg, 1760, Original colours.. 310x405mm. Paper slightly washed and cleaned. General in good condition.
This so called optical print shows the imperial palace, the Forbidden City in Peking, China. In the foreground a large courtyard is depicted, surrounded by buildings. Three large buildings with yellow roofs stand out. On the left side of the square people stand in front of a stage. On the right a pr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 400
Approx. Euro 336  

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Condition Rating: 3
MONDHARE,  Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine., antique map, old maps MONDHARE - Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine.
Paris, 1761, Original colours.. 255x394mm. Good margins. Very good condition.
So-called optical print illustrating the crowning of the Chinese emperor. It shows the throne at the center.
Mondhare was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris, at rue St.Jacques à l'Hôtel Saumur.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular ...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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Condition Rating: 2
MONDHARE,  Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine., antique map, old maps MONDHARE - Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine.
Paris, 1761, Original colours.. 255x394mm. Small margins. Very light marginal water staining. Good condition.
So-called optical print illustrating the crowning of the Chinese emperor. It shows the throne at the center.
Mondhare was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris, at rue St.Jacques à l'Hôtel Saumur.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 378  

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Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  Villes de la Province de Chensi. Steden van't Landschap Shensi of Shansi., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Villes de la Province de Chensi. Steden van't Landschap Shensi of Shansi.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 210x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of two local town plans of "Si-Ngan-Fu: Capitale, Hoofdstad." and "Tchang Lan, Ou Tchouang Lan.", both cities in the province of Shanxi.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Engraved by J. van Schley. ...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 76  

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Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Tchin-Ywen-Fou (...). Chin-Ywen-Fu, (...), in't Landschap Quey-Chew, of Koei-Tcheou., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Tchin-Ywen-Fou (...). Chin-Ywen-Fu, (...), in't Landschap Quey-Chew, of Koei-Tcheou.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 208x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of three local town plans each with extensive titles : "Lan-Tcheou ou Lan-Chew Dans la Province Chensi (…). Lan-Chew, of Lan-Tcheou, in't Landschap Shensi, verblyfplaats des tweden Onderkonings van Shen-Si." Upper right: "Can Tcheou ou Kan-Chew (…). Kan-Chew, of Kan-Tcheou, in't Lan... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 90
Approx. Euro 76  

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Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.N.,  Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang. / Grondtekening [floor plan] van eenige Steden van't Landschap Hu-Quang., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang. / Grondtekening [floor plan] van eenige Steden van't Landschap Hu-Quang.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 208x271mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting set of three local town plans each with extensive titles :"Yong Chew Fu, ou Yong Tcheou Fou." Centre: "Vu Chang Fu, ou Vou-Tchang-Fou Capitale: Hoofdstad." Right: "Whang Chew Fu, ou Hoang-Tcheou-Fou."
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d'...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 76  

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BELLIN, J.N.,  Cité de Nang Hyong Fu, tiree the Nieuhof. De Stad van Nan-Hyong-Fu, uit Nieuhof., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Cité de Nang Hyong Fu, tiree the Nieuhof. De Stad van Nan-Hyong-Fu, uit Nieuhof.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1747-1767, Uncoloured.. 180x258mm. Vertical foldings as issued. Dark impression. In very good to mint condition.
Interesting view of Nan-Hyong-Fu with harbour and fort.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and included in a Dutch edition of Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages". Engraved by J. van Schley. With Dutch title in bottom part. Much rarer than the French edition....
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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MONDHARE,  Ceremonie de la grande Feste que les Chinois celebre le 24 de la Lune d'Aoust dans la principale Place de Pekin., antique map, old maps MONDHARE - Ceremonie de la grande Feste que les Chinois celebre le 24 de la Lune d'Aoust dans la principale Place de Pekin.
Paris, c.1780, Original colours.. 238x388mm. Very light marginal water staining. Very good condition.
So-called optical print illustrating the festivities on the 24th of August in Beijing.
Mondhare was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris, at rue St.Jacques à l'Hôtel Saumur.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popul...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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BASSET,  Vue perspective de la grande Rue de Nanquin ancienne Ville de la Chine., antique map, old maps BASSET - Vue perspective de la grande Rue de Nanquin ancienne Ville de la Chine.
Paris, c.1780, Original colours.. 238x388mm. Very light marginal water staining. Repair of a tear in left hand margin. Very good condition.
So-called optical print of a street in Nanking. The wide boulevard is lined with merchants displaying their wares with colorful flags and signs. The street is filled with people going about their daily business.
Basset was a well-known publisher of optical prints, estab...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 420  

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BASSET,  Vue perspective de la grande Rue de Nanquin ancienne Ville de la Chine., antique map, old maps BASSET - Vue perspective de la grande Rue de Nanquin ancienne Ville de la Chine.
Paris, c.1780, Original colours.. 238x388mm. Very light marginal water stain. Very good condition.
So-called optical print of a street in Nanking. The wide boulevard is lined with merchants displaying their wares with colorful flags and signs. The street is filled with people going about their daily business.
Basset was a well-known publisher of optical prints, estab...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 504  

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MILLAR, G.H.,  A View of the celebrated Great Wall of China which divides that Empire from Tartary…, antique map, old maps MILLAR, G.H. - A View of the celebrated Great Wall of China which divides that Empire from Tartary…
London, ca. 1782, Uncoloured.. 250x375mm. Lightly toned, with slight loss to bottom margin. In good condition, with a dark impression.
A decorative copperplate print of festivities being held at the Great wall in China. The scene is framed within an ornately decorative border. Engraved for Millar's 'New Complete Universal System of Geography'. The wall itself is a series of fortifications, made out of wood, stone, brick, and earth,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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SONNERAT, Pierre.,  Mandarin accompagne de ses Bourreaux., antique map, old maps SONNERAT, Pierre. - Mandarin accompagne de ses Bourreaux.
Paris, ca. 1782, Coloured.. 190x290mm. In good condition, light stain to lower centerfold, slight paper creasing. Size of leaf : 260 x 370mm.
A copperplate taken from volume 2 of the work by Sonnerat titled: 'Voyage aux Indies Orientales et a Chine, fait par ordre du Roi, depuis 1774-1781…'.
This coloured copperplate engraving shows a' Mandarin with his executioners'....
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 105  

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DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste,  Observatoire de Peking., antique map, old maps DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste - Observatoire de Peking.
Paris, GROSIER Jean-Baptiste, 1785, Uncoloured.. 275x373mm. A good and dark impression. Wide margins.
The observatory of Mateo Rizzi in Peking, in which there are very large instruments, an Equinoctial Sphere, a Celestial Globe, a Zodiacal Sphere, Azimuthal Horizona, Quadrant, and a Sextant.
From Jean Baptiste Du Halde's "Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physiq...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 168  

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ANONYMOUS,  [assorted Chinese musical instruments]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [assorted Chinese musical instruments].
Germany, ca. 1812, In original colouring.. 245x200mm. Paper is lightly toned, and with a hint of offsetting and right margin is frayed, else in good condition. German text page included with the lot.
A delightful copperplate print of 15 assorted Chinese musical instruments including gong, bell, drum, cymbals etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 35
Approx. Euro 29  

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ANONYMOUS,  [assorted Chinese musical instruments]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [assorted Chinese musical instruments].
Germany, ca. 1812, In original colouring.. 245x195mm. Paper is lightly toned, and with a hint of offsetting and right margin is frayed, else in good condition. German text page included in the lot.
A delightful copperplate print of 15 assorted Chinese musical instruments including violin, flute, trumpet, guitars, cymbals etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 30
Approx. Euro 25  

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MALPIERE.,  Garde Imperiale. Cavalier et Fantassin., antique map, old maps MALPIERE. - Garde Imperiale. Cavalier et Fantassin.
Paris, ca. 1825, Coloured.. 360x276mm. Plate is lightly and evenly age toned, but in good condition. Paper crease to top right corner.
A decorative, coloured lithograph of a Guard in the Chinese Imperial Army, and that of a Cavalier. From the work by Malpiere titled: " La Chine, Moeurs, Usages, Arts et Métiers, Peines Civiles et Militaires, Cérémonies Religieuses, Monuments et Paysages".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 50
Approx. Euro 42  

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FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A.,  Soldato nel suo compito uniforme (Chinese soldier in full battle dress), antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A. - Soldato nel suo compito uniforme (Chinese soldier in full battle dress)
Milan, 1827, In original colours.. 187x137mm. Mint condition with large margins.
Aquatint with original colouring by Antonio Rancati, taken from Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume ancien et moderne ou histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, etc. published in Milan by the author between 1816 and 1827.
This aquatint engraved plate was colour pr...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 67  

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FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A.,  Tende, Stendardi (Chinese Military Equipment), antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. / RANCATI, A. - Tende, Stendardi (Chinese Military Equipment)
Milan, 1827, In original colours.. 202x140mm. Mint condition with large margins.
Aquatint with original colouring by Antonio Rancati, taken from Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume ancien et moderne ou histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, etc. published in Milan by the author between 1816 and 1827.
This aquatint engraved plate was colour pr...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 67  

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