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BLAEU, J.,  Fokien Imperii Sinarum Provincia undecima., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Fokien Imperii Sinarum Provincia undecima.
Amsterdam, 1660, In original colours.. 402x485mm. In very good condition. From the rare Spanish text edition.
The province of Fokien lies opposite Taiwan and south of the region described in the above map. The coast is shown from Wen-zhou in the north to Fu-zhou and as far south as the city of Quan-zhou (Changcheu).
In the lower corner is the Northwest part of Taiwan. The attractive title cartouche is ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,260  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONTANUS, A.,  The citie and Castle Zelandia in the Island of Taywan. / Stadt en casteel Zelandia op 't Eilant Taywan., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - The citie and Castle Zelandia in the Island of Taywan. / Stadt en casteel Zelandia op 't Eilant Taywan.
Amsterdam, 1675, Uncoloured.. 295x350mm. Dark impression. Very good condition.
This important copperplate engraving is one of the earliest European views of Taiwan, depicting the Dutch fortifications and trading settlement on the West coast of the island at Fort Zeelandia (Anping).
The settlement at Zeelandia established in 1624 provided an important local trading outpos...
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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,512  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONTANUS, A.,  La Ville et le Château de Zélandia dans l' île de Tayovan., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - La Ville et le Château de Zélandia dans l' île de Tayovan.
Amsterdam, 1675, Uncoloured.. 285x350mm. Dark impression. Good condition.
This important copperplate engraving is one of the earliest European views of Taiwan, depicting the Dutch fortifications and trading settlement on the West coast of the island at Fort Zeelandia (Anping).
The settlement at Zeelandia established in 1624 provided an important local trading outpos...
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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,512  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 5,040  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
VALENTIJN, F.,  Kaart van het Eyland Formosa en de Eylanden van Piscadores., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Kaart van het Eyland Formosa en de Eylanden van Piscadores.
Amsterdam, 1724, Uncoloured.. 445x560mm. Lower part of right hand margin cut till plate mark, as issued, with small tear. Several folding's, as issued. Else in very fine condition.
The earliest printed map of Taiwan or Formosa. Oriented to the east, with north at the left, covering the entire island and the nearby Pescadores, now known as the Penghu Islands, and the nautical route to Chinese coastal province of Fujian.
Soundings appear around the Pescadores, along the we...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,360  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
STOCKLEIN, J.,  Allerhand So Lehrals Geistreiche Brief, Schrifften. . ., antique map, old maps STOCKLEIN, J. - Allerhand So Lehrals Geistreiche Brief, Schrifften. . .
Augsburg, 1726, Uncoloured.. 330x205mm. Parts 5-8 in one volume (of up to 38 parts in 5 vol.). Contemp. full calf. Lower part spine damaged. Most pages slightly stained as usual.
With 4 (3 folding) maps and 4 (3 folding) plates.(11),110,(2): (11),64,(62); (10),96; (9),106; (11),100 pp.
The parts 5 till 8 of missionary letters including the East and West Indies.
In part 6 on the pages 35 till 39 we find a interesting description of Taiwan, illustrated with a fold...
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$ 2,250
Approx. Euro 1,890  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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 1,008  

Condition:
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 840  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MARTINI, J.,  Ein Formosaner. (Inhabitant of Formosa / Taiwan), antique map, old maps MARTINI, J. - Ein Formosaner. (Inhabitant of Formosa / Taiwan)
Erfurt, ca. 1738, Coloured.. 150x85mm. Wood block print. Paper slightly age toned. Size of sheet : 187 x 110mm.
Wood cut with letter press, showing an inhabitant of Formosa (Taiwan) by Jacob Martini, published in "Neu-eingerichtete und vermehrte Bilder-Geographie …", published in Erfurt 1738 or later. German text on verso with a descriptive text of the island.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 126  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine.
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 234x284mm. In very good condition.
This well-known map of Taiwan is based on Jesuit information. The text along the island's east-coast claims: Of this coast little is known.
Jacques Nicolaas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed ...
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$ 700
Approx. Euro 588  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  L'Isle Formose et parties des Costes de la Chine. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - L'Isle Formose et parties des Costes de la Chine. . .
Paris, 1763, Coloured.. 236x285mm. In good condition.
This well-known map of Taiwan is prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin and was based on Jesuit information. The text along the island's east-coast claims: Of this coast little is known .
The map is also showing part of the coast of China and the Island of Magong. The map marks the ruines of...
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$ 700
Approx. Euro 588  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 672  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BAGAY, C.,  Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M., antique map, old maps BAGAY, C. - Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.
Manilla, 1788, Uncoloured.. 120x166mm. Center fold. Some light foxing and discolouration, hardly notable.
Very rare map of Taiwan and the neighboring coastline of China, engraved by Cipriano Bagay in Manila, one of the few maps published in the Philippines in the 18th Century. Engraved by the native Filipino Cipriano Bagay, and with its delightfully crude style, is a magnificent example of colonial car... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,040  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 12,600  

Condition:
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 420  

Condition:
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 105  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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