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Japonia Regnum.

It is the first map to correctly show Korea as a peninsula. The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. Thi...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655 - 1720

 


Vue et Description de Quelques-Uns des Principaux Forts des Hollandois dans les Indes .

Interesting sheet with seven detailed views illustrating the most important Dutch V.O.C. trading outposts and fortified colonial possessions in the East Indies, including...

$225 / ≈ €211
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio.

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 ba...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 


Waere Affbeeldinge Wegens het Casteel ende Stadt BATAVIA Gelegen opt Groot Eylant Java.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1721

 


Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . .

Rare map Bangladesh with the Ganges delta, including Calcutta. Giving great detail with trade routes, European trade settlements, etc. Prepared by Joh. Van Leenen who was...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 


Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra..

Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore. North is orientated to the left of the page. Singapore is probably id...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 


Nieuwe Caart der Eylanden van Banda.

Decorative map of the Banda Islands.François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the V...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 


Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi.

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 mi...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: STOCKLEIN, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1726

 


Carte nouvelle des Terres de Cucan..

Prepared by H.Reland (1676-1718) a professor active in Utrecht and specialized in Asian languages, geography and religions. His first map was a map of Japan copied after ...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: The Hague, 1728

 


Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais..

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...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1728

 


Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . .

Fascinating engraving depicting the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca. Below the main image are two smaller vignette images of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a key (...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 


L'Inde de la le Gange, suivant les nouvelles observations...

Uncommon edition of this map of Malaysia, Thailand, Indo China and the Northern parts of the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. Singapore marked as Sincapour. With decorative...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: AA, P. van der
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 


L'Asie suivant les nouvelles observations...

Uncommon edition of this map of Asia.  From Le Nouveau Theatre du Monde, ou la Geographie Royale.The map is of interest for the use of Mer Orientale, the sea between Kor...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: AA, P. van der
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 


Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'

First French edition, published by P. Gosse, J. Neaulme and B. Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden for f...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 


Insularum Moluccarum Nova description.

Exquisite map of the famous Spice Islands based on the islands described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. This map was the first large-scale map of the region and depicts t...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1730

 


Der Hollaendisch-Ostindianischen Compagnie Weltberühmte Haupt - Handels und Niederlags stadt BATAVIA..

Very fine decorative plan of Batavia showing the City and its immediate environs, the surrounding rice fields intersected by a network of waterways, canals and outlying f...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1733

 


Hedendaegsche Historie of tegenwoordige staet van alle volkeren 1 deel. (Volume 1 - China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas)

This provides an interesting illustrated description of China, Japan, the Phillippines, Moluccas. Including a map of China, Korea, and Japan, with the Sea between Korea a...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1734

 


Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Asia By H.Moll Geographer.

Detailed map of Asia. From his "Atlas minor: or a new and curious set of sixty-two maps. . .", which was first published in 1729 and reprinted in 1732, 1736.The...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: MOLL, H.
Place & Date: London, 1736

 


Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise . . . du Thibet, & de la Coree. . .

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 a loss (vol.1, p.230), d4 vol.1 with a...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 


Asia By H.Moll Geographer.

Detailed map of Asia. From his "Atlas minor: or a new and curious set of sixty-two maps. . .", which was first published in 1729 and reprinted in 1732, 1736.The...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MOLL, H.
Place & Date: London, 1736

 


The Empire of China and Island of Japan. . .

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...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MOLL, Herman.
Place & Date: London, 1736

 


Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . .

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 c...

$2800 / ≈ €2620
Maker / Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, 1737

 


Province de Fo-Kien. [Includes West Coast of Taiwan]

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 co...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 


Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

$19000 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 


Imperii Russici et Tartariae Universae tam majoris Afiaticæ quam minoris et EuropæTabula.

The map is of interest for the use of Mere Orientale Minus Corea for the sea between Korea and Japan.Decorative map covering Russia, Tibet, China, Tartary, Korea, Taiwan ...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1739

 


'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan.

Bird's-eye view of Dejima copied from a manuscript by Voogt, who was second-in-command on Deshima in 1713. The island is viewed from the landside, depicting the developme...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1739

 


Emir Fechrredin prince des Drus.

Engraving published by Nicolas Bonnart (c.1637 - 1718), engraver in Augsburg since 1719. Before the nineteenth century portraits of rulers in the Islamic Middle East were...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: BONNART, H.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1740

 


Nuova carta dell' Imperio della Chia e dei Paesi circonvicini. / Nueva carta de l'Impario de la Quina.

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...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1740

 


Kaartje van Asia. . .

Attractive and rare map of Asia. From Atlas Portatif . With a curious and oversized Hokkaido. The map is of interest for the use of Corease Zee for the sea between Korea ...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: KEIZER, J. / DE LAT, J.
Place & Date: Deventer, 1742

 


Kaartje van Asia. . .

Attractive and rare map of Asia. From Atlas Portatif . With a curious and oversized Hokkaido. The map is of interest for the use of Coreanse Zee for the sea between Korea...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: KEIZER, J. / DE LAT, J.
Place & Date: Deventer 1742

 


Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . .

An early issue of this important book by Johann Wolfgang Heydt's describing the Dutch factories, settlements and stations at the hands of the Dutch East India Company in ...

$2750 / ≈ €2573
Maker / Publisher: HEYDT, J. W.
Place & Date: Wilhermsdorf, Tetscher u. Nürnberg, Homanns Erben, 1744

 


ETATS DE MOSCOVIE.

A detailed map of the Russian Empire West to East from Poland, Finland to the Baring Strait and North to South from China to Spitzbergen. The Siberian coastline is based ...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: LE ROUGE, G.L.
Place & Date: Paris, 1744

 


Asia secundum legitimas projectionis stereographicae.

Highlighted area covers part of Spain, eastern coast of Ireland to western part of Papua New Guinea and the Asian continent from the Northern Polar Sea to the Indian Ocea...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Place & Date: Nurenberg, 1744

 


Carte de la Turquie, de l'Arabie et de la Perse..

Large map of the Near East, based upon earlier maps by De L'Isle. Shows also most part of the Mediterranean basin as well as north-eastern Africa. Relief shown pictoriall...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam c. 1745

 


Carte de la coste orientale de la Chine depuis Amoy, jusqu'à Chusan avec une partie de l'Isle Formose [with] Plan du port d'Amoy ou Emouy.

Important French chart of the China Sea with the coast of Northern China, including a large depiction of Formosa.Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, Jean-François Robustel, 1745

 


Nouvelle carte des mers comprises entre le détroit de Banca et P°. Timon avec la partie orientale du détroit de Malacca.

Important French chart of the tip of Malaysia with Singapore. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, 1745

 


A view of the town and castle of Macao.

A nice engraving that shows the attack of the English ship "Centurion" on Macau, during which she captured a Portuguese ship that had sailed from Manila. In up...

$700 / ≈ €655
Maker / Publisher: HARRIS, J.
Place & Date: London, 1746

 


A new & accurate map of Asia drawn from actual surveys. . .

An excellent early engraving of Asia. Curious shape for Japan, with a large island north called Yeso and a coastline marked De Gamma's Land. Numbered "No 52."; ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: BOWEN, E.
Place & Date: London, 1747

 


Le Japon.

The map is of interest for the use of  Mer de Corée, for the sea between Korea and Japan. Small detailed map of Japan and Korea. Dated 1749. A note next to island &quo...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Place & Date: Paris, 1749