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SCHENK, Pieter., Kochin, of Kouchin een onde en beroemde Stadt in her lantschap Malabar in Indie, onder her gebiet der Nederlanders. Cochin, in regione Indiae Malabarica, ad cognominem fluvium primaria Civitas., antique map, old maps SCHENK, Pieter. - Kochin, of Kouchin een onde en beroemde Stadt in her lantschap Malabar in Indie, onder her gebiet der Nederlanders. Cochin, in regione Indiae Malabarica, ad cognominem fluvium primaria Civitas.
Amsterdam, 1700, no colours. 210x275mm. Slightly browned, else fine.
A rare, very decorative, early view of the Chinese city of Kochin, from the river. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHENK, Pieter, Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het lantschap Peking, aen de rivier Guei, de gemeene vryplates der vluchtelingen van Sina en Korea. | Kuchin Urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei, Chinensium et coreensium prosugorum commune asylum., antique map, old maps SCHENK, Pieter - Kuchin een sineesche Stadt in het lantschap Peking, aen de rivier Guei, de gemeene vryplates der vluchtelingen van Sina en Korea. | Kuchin Urbs regionis Peking, ad amnem Guei, Chinensium et coreensium prosugorum commune asylum.
Amsterdam, 1700, no colours. 220x265mm. Some marginal imperfections a tear repaired, otherwise in very good condition.
A rare, early view of Kuchin, a river port near Beijing, from Schenk's Hectamopolis
Depicted is the important port of Kuchin, on the Gui River, between Beijing and Tianjin. Kuchin was linked to the Great Canal.
Schenk was inspired by a view by Dutch diplomat Johannes Nieuhoff, who visited...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Chinese watercolor. , antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Chinese watercolor.
China, ca. 1850, In original watercolour.. 375x470mm. Several small tears. Laid down on paper. Some foxing. Decorative and else in good condition.
Chinese watercolour with in lower margin Chinese text.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 900 - 1,100)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Chinese watercolour., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Chinese watercolour.
China, ca. 1850, In original watercolour.. 375x470mm. Several tears, one of 20cm running into the subject. Laid down on paper. Some foxing. Decorative and else in good condition.
Chinese watercolour with in lower margin Chinese text : Chinese watercolor - " A farmer's thief, a book, a big manuscipt, a filial piety, a martial art. " [Google translate] ¤... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 900 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Bid received
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 25 - 35)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
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. 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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Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)
Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FERRARIO, G. / ROSSI, G.),  Macchine idrauliche. (Chinese hydraulic machines), antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. / ROSSI, G.) - Macchine idrauliche. (Chinese hydraulic machines)
Milan, 1827, In original colours.. 205x145mm. Mint condition with large margins.
Aquatint with original colouring by G. Rossi, 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 printed o...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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, c. 1720, Uncoloured.. 373x434mm. Mint condition.
Three costume prints of the Emperor of China and of the ladies of his court.

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 Historique, Ou Nouvelle Introduction A L’Histoire...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
VAN DER AA, P., La Ville de Xantsui dans la Chine., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - La Ville de Xantsui dans la Chine.
Leiden, c. 1725, Uncoloured.. 195x310mm. A strong impression, large margins, fine condition.
An attractive town-view of the town of Xantsui. Pieter van der Aa was a prolific publisher. He published a.o. "Naaukeurige versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysen", a series of accounts of voyages (1706-08) and "Galérie agréable du monde", completed in 1729.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 140)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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