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Tercia Etas Mundi. Damascus. / Folio. XXIII

An imaginary presentation of the city of Damascus, the capital of Syria and one of the most ancient cities in the world. An imaginary view: however the earliest obtainabl...

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Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

Destruccio Iherosolime.

A dramatic woodcut that synopsizes the six destruction's of Jerusalem (255x528mm) and on verso a illustration of a punishment (140x222mm.) One of the earliest obtainable ...

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$1500 / ≈ €1425

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Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

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Sexta Etas Mudi. (With view of Sabatz.) Folio CCLIII

A imaginary view of Sabatz, Turkey: however the earliest obtainable view of this period.Further including presentations of the popes Sixtus IV and Innocentius VIII. Page ...

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Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium. LXVI. (Visionary Temple of Ezekiel.)

The Latin text page is illustrated with on recto and verso depictions of the visionary Temple of Ezekiel. Kings.Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: N...

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Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

Das Heilig Jüdisch Landt / Mit Außchtheilung der Zwölff Geschlechter...

Attractive woodblock map of the Holy Land drawn with west to the top of the sheet, the map shows the division of the country between the tribes of Israel according to Jos...

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Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, 1544

 

Tabula Asiae III [Black & Caspian Sea Region]

Attractive woodblock Ptolemaic map, depicting Armenia and in the Right part of the Caspian Sea with Noes Arch, believed to have come to rest in a mountain in Armenia acco...

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Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545

 

Tabula Indiae X. (part of India and the Indian Ocean)

Double-page woodcut Ptolemaic-style map by Sebastian Münster figuring part of India and the Indian Ocean, published in the edition of Strabo by Henri Petri in 1571."...

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Publisher: STRABO / MUNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571

 

Novae Urbis Hierosolymitanae topographica delineatio . . .

A very rare plan of modern Jerusalem oriented to the east, according to a note on the map the map was drawn after a map by Peter Laicstain. A lettered key to the right.Up...

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Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Date: Antwerp, 1571

 

Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit biß in India...

One of the earliest maps of the whole continent of Asia, published in Sebastian Münster’s "Cosmographia." The Pacific Ocean shows an archipelago of 7448 is...

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$500 / ≈ €475

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Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, c1574

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Damascus, Urbs Nobilissima ad Libanum Montem, Totius Syriae Metropolis.

One of the finest and the earliest printed views of Damascus, Syria. Damascus was settled around 5000 BC and considered as the cradle of civilization.The view comes from ...

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$550 / ≈ €523

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Publisher: BRAUN, G. & HOGENBERG, F.
Date: Cologne, 1575

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Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium [on sheet with] Ormus [and] Canonor [and] S. Georgii Oppidum Mina.

Four very desirable and early town-plans of Kozhikode, Hormuz, Kannur and Almina. "KOZHIKODE (CALICUT) : "The city is viewed from the sea, just as it would hav...

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Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Date: Cologne, (1572) 1577

 

Jerusalem.

On verso an early representation of Jerusalem (102x79mm) and underneath a temple and a church.From a German text edition of his Cosmographia , that great compendium of Re...

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Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1550-1580

 

Natoliae.. Aegypti recentior.. Carthaginis ( 3 maps on 1 sheet)

Three maps on one sheet. Map to the left east to the top. Detailed map Turkey, including Cyprus and Crete. Also map of the Nile delta and another map of Tunis. From "...

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Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1587

 

Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy in Ceylon.)

Uncommon early view of the city of Kandy, in the center of Ceylon –now Sri Lanka-, shown from above, intricately engraved; it shows a fortification at the center of the...

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Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis. . .

The first printed map of China. It is signed by Ludovico Georgio, whose real name was Luis Jorge de Barbuda. He was a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and besides that a sp...

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Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1608

 

Plan of Banta [together with] and Bantem Bay.

1. Clear view of the city of Banta. The Houtman ships finally arrived at Banten, a northwestern port in Java. Houtman was introduced to the Sultan of Banten, who promptly...

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Publisher: PONTANUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1611

 

Banten on Banten Bay, and a sea battle with the Portuguese at the Bay (3 leaves).

Plan of Banten and Bantam Bay in Banten province, on the northwest tip of Java, Indonesia. Includes the bay, ships, and boats. Also includes surroundings. The text in the...

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Publisher: PONTANUS, J.A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1611

 

Tartariae sive Magni Chami Imperium.

This is a very early depiction of the northern Pacific, with the first mapping of Northwest Coast of America and probably the first map to name California 'C. Califormio...

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$3 / ≈ €3

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Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, c. 1608-1612

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Turicum imperium.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the Ottoman empire with Turkey and the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower le...

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Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 

Arabia.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower left corner.First published in 1598 i...

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Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 

India Orientalis.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the East Indies.First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by...

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Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 

Malacca.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of Malacca, Borneo, part of Sumatra . Latin text on verso.First published in 1598 in his Caer...

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Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 

[The Dutch reach Annabon.]

Eight days after leaving the mainland, the Dutch arrived at one of the Annabon islands (Pagalu), where they asked the Portuguese and Moors, who were occupying the island,...

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Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Borneo Insula.]

Important map of Bornea based on a map by Olivier van Noort (1558-1627), who on his turn mostly adapted information from earlier maps such as those by Langenes and van Li...

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Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Islands of Macian and Bacian.]

This shows the features of the islands Macian and Bacian. ‘A’ is the Isle of Macian, with its angle towards noon from the Equator, being 8 minutes from midnight, ‘B...

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Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Islands of Amboina and Nera.]

On the island of Amboina, the Dutch have a royal castle with a strong fortress. ‘E’ marks some homes of the inhabitants, ‘F’ shows the island itself, along with i...

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Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

Turcicum Imperium.

Early map of Turkey, the Arabian peninsula and eastern part of the Mediterranean.From the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor. This edition 1635. English text on ve...

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Publisher: MERCATOR, G . / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1635

 

Romani Imperii Oriens est Descriptio Geographica. . .

A fine map of the Near East. The map was first published by Tavernier and later by Mariette. This edition is dated 1637 with the address of Pierre Mariette at rue S. Jacq...

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Publisher: SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.
Date: Paris, after 1637

 

De Heylige en Wytvermaerde Stadt Ierusalem Eerst Genaemt Salem

This detailed bird's-eye plan was one of the most popular plans of Jerusalem during the seventeenth century. A highly detailed view of the city walls and streets, with...

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Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Date: Amsterdam, 1646

 

Description de l'Empire du Sophi des Perses tiree en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, et en partie de plusieurs et diverses Relations.

Map of the empire of Persia is shown to extent from Baghdad, almost to the present-day borders of India. Including part of Saudi Arabia and Oman.

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Publisher: SANSON, N.
Date: Paris, 1650

 

Asia noviter delineata..

From 1633 the members of the Blaeu family were official cartographers to the United East India Company and, as such, had access to the most up-to-date cartographic inform...

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Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1650

 

Insula Borneo et occidentalis pars Celebis cum adjacentibus insulis

Folio format map of the island of Borneo (Kalimantan) in Indonesia (with parts belonging to Malaysia and Brunei). North is on the right.This is the first large format map...

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$325 / ≈ €309

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Publisher: Janssonius, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1659

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Sumatrae et insularum locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium tabula nova.

Very rare early (1659) version of this large folio sized map of Sumatra and the tip of the Malaysian Peninsula by Janssonius. The 1700 Valk/Schenk edition is more availab...

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Publisher: Janssonius, J.
Date: 1659

 

Geographische Beschryvinghe van de wandeling der apostelen ende De Reysen Pauli. . .

In upper and lower part 9 vignettes showing scenes from Paul's wanderings.

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$300 / ≈ €285

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Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660

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A newe mape of Tartary.

One of the most decorative maps of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of the cities of Astrakhan, Samarkand and Cambal...

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Publisher: SPEED, J. / BASSETT, J.
Date: London, Bassett & Chiswell, 1627-1676

 

Ierusalem

Impressive very large panoramic view of the city of Jerusalem, based on the work of Wenceslas Hollar, shows a panorama of ancient Jerusalem as viewed from the east. The m...

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$500 / ≈ €475

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Publisher: Dapper, O. / Van Meurs, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1677

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Turcicum Imperium.

Detailed map of the Turkish Empire by Holland's leading mapmaker at the end of the seventeenth century. The cartouche shows an Ottoman administrator or possibly the Sulta...

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Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

Extremely rare panoramic view of Istanbul published by Jacob Koppmayr. With a numbered key (1-29) to principal places in town. Jacob Koppmayr was a printer and publisher ...

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$450 / ≈ €428

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Publisher: KOPPMAYR, J.
Date: Augsburg, 1689

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Die Grosse Tartari.

Rare map showing Siberia, Korea with part of the Caspian Sea to the West, as well as India and North Russia. The title in an oval cartouche in upper right cornerThe map r...

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Publisher: KOPPMAYER, J.
Date: Augsburg, 1689

 

Fanar nel Arcipelago. (Phanar)

Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Fanar or Phanar, a neighborhood midway up the Golden Horn, within the district of Fatih in Istanbul. Engraved by Lucas Vostermans II, ...

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Publisher: PEETERS, J. / VOSTERMANS II, L.
Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 

Ladimistri nel arcipelago. (Edremit)

Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Edremit on the west coast of Turkey, not far from the Greek island Lesbos. It is situated at the tip of the gulf with the same name (G...

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Publisher: PEETERS, J. / VOSTERMANS II, L.
Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 

Satalia nel arcipelago. (Antalya)

Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Antalya. Engraved by Lucas Vostermans II, who was born in 1624, in the same year when the family moved to England for six years. He wa...

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Publisher: PEETERS, J. / VOSTERMANS II, L.
Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 

Het dal Terebinthus in Arabia.

Magnificent bird's eye- of Terebinthus north of Hebron. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of p...

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Publisher: PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.
Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 

A. De Verualle Kerck Van Abakuck. . . .

Magnificent bird's eye- of Abakuck. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prints related to the...

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Publisher: PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.
Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 

Exactissima Asiae Delineatio in Praecipuas Regiones Caerterasque Partes divisa et denuo in lucem edita . . .

Attractive and very detailed map of the Asian continent and East Indies, derived from Frederick de Wit’s map. The extent of European knowledge of the region is depicted...

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Publisher: DANCKERTS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1690

 

Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea.

A most attractive and decorative map of Japan and its near neighbour Korea by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers ...

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Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1692

 

Aleppo

Very large 17th century copper engraving with a panoramic view of the city of Aleppo in Syria. The image is one of the largest of the former capital of Syria,showing th...

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Publisher: De Bruyn, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1698

 

Accuratissima et maxima totius Turcici Imperii..

Rare issue of T. Danckert's attractive map showing the Arabian Peninsular, Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt and eastern part of the Mediterranean.Decorative title cartouche lower le...

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Publisher: DANCKERTS, T.
Date: Amsterdam, 1700

 

Le Royaume de Siam avec les Royaumes. . .

Influential map of the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo, centered on Singapore. Mortier incorporated information provided by the French Jesuits and charts the ro...

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Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1700

 

Carte de l'Asie dresse´e sur les observations de l'Academie Royale des Sciences . . .

Scarce state of the map of Asia with the imprint "à la Courone de Diamans" published by Delisle c. 1707 : "L’ Asie. Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’H...

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Publisher: DELISLE, G.
Date: Paris, 1700

 

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

Very rare state with the address : Chez l’Auteur, Rue des Canettes prez St. Sulpice. Avec Privilège, 1701". This early state with "rue des Canettes" imp...

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Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1701

 

A Mapp of Batavia with all itts Forts.

Wonderful, scarce, and decorative plan of present-day Jakarta, showing the City and its immediate environs, the surrounding rice fields intersected by a network of waterw...

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Publisher: CHURCHIL, J.
Date: London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1703

 

Turcicum Imperium ..

Uncommon issue. A very handsome map with a particularly fine cartouche showing the Turkish Sultan on his throne. The geography is reasonably accurate for the time with ma...

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$750 / ≈ €713

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Publisher: ALLARD, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1705

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Veue de Constantinople [ Istanbul ]

A beautiful and scarce view of the city of Istanbul, Turkey. This bird's-eye view is based on Guillaume-Joseph Grelot's travels in the late seventeen century. It shows ...

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Publisher: DE FER, N.
Date: Paris, 1705

 

Asia La Feuille exc.

 A first state of the very scarce map of Asia issued by Daniel de La Feuille. Extends from the Mediterranean to Alaska and as far south as Java. It depicts the Mogol Emp...

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$150 / ≈ €143

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Publisher: de la Feuille P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1706

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Carte de L'Egypte de la Nubie de L'Abissinie..

Including the Arabian Peninsula. Giving good detail on Egypt. Engraved by Desrosiers. Address and date changed, now with the imprint "A Paris Chez l’Auteur sur le ...

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Publisher: DE L'ISLE,G.
Date: Paris, November 1707

 

Two double sided pages No's 25 & 26 ‘Directions for the coast of Arabia.' 27 & 28 Directions for the Coast of Persia & ‘Directions for the coast of Arabia

Four woodblock chart’s on two double sided sheets by Samuel Thornton showing the approaching coast lines Arabia by John How and Samuel Thornton. Pages numbered 25,26,27...

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Publisher: THORNTON, S.
Date: London, 1711

 

Two double sided pages No’s 71, 72, 73, 74 (Instructions from Amoye to Chusan, on the Coast of China, between the Islands, in small vessels.).

Two text page with woodblock profiles by Samuel Thornton showing the approaching coast lines around Zhoushan, also known as Chusan, archipelago-city in Zhejiang, publishe...

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Publisher: THORNTON, S.
Date: London, 1711

 

Le détroit de Malacca . . .

Map of Malacca. The map details the Strait of Malacca from P. Peru and Tanjong Goeree to Lingen and Pulu Panjang. Malacca and Ihor (Johore), along with numerous other coa...

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Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Date: Leiden, 1712

 

Carte du Golfe de Bengale, mer des Indes et rivieres du Gange . . .

Detailed scare map of the Southern part of India with Ceylon. Good detail along the coasts of Malabar, Coromandel, the Maldives islands and the Kingdoms of Visipour, Golc...

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Publisher: Van der AA, P.
Date: Leide, 1719

 

Goa Indiae orientalis metropolis.

A fine example of a rare plan of this important Indian city and port, the focal point for Portuguese trading activity in southern Asia. Pictorial map by Pieter Boudewyn v...

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Publisher: VANDER AA, P.
Date: Leiden, 1719

 

Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.

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...

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Publisher: VANDER AA, P.
Date: Leiden, 1719

 

Carte De L'Asie Inferieure Selon Les Auteurs Anciens, Enrichie de Remarques Historiques sur les Changemens qui y sont arrivez.

Text page with inset map (220x269.mm.) of Turkey, including Cyprus from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique". Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 17...

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Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Antiquez curieuses qui se trouvent aux environs de Smyrne, et sur le chemin d'Ephese.

Folio sheet describing and depicting ancient Greek monuments and ruins in Smyrna (Izmir). From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique". Henri Abraham...

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Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

A Map of Turky, Arabia And Persia. Corrected from the latest Travels. . .

FIRST EDITION  Fine map of the Turkish Empire, centered on Saudi Arabia, Cyprus and the Mediterranean Sea. Dated 1711, "Sold by John Senex at the Globe aga inst St....

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Publisher: SENEX, J.
Date: London, 1721

 

Carte des Cotes de Malabar et de Coromandel..

Detailed and attractive map of India and the northern tip of Sri Lanka. With decorative title cartouche and two compass-roses.Rare edition with address : A Paris chez l...

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Publisher: DE L'ISLE,G.
Date: Paris, 1723

 

Insulae Palaos seu Novae Philippinae 87 Alias Archipelagus S. Lazari ven Carolinae . . .

Map of Philippine archipelago. Stöcklein's work is a compound of letters of the Jesuit missionaries from all over the world and here particularly the ones stationed at t...

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$500 / ≈ €475

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Publisher: STOCKLEIN, J.
Date: Augsburg, 1726

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[No title] Mongol.

Interesting sheet with four detailed engravings illustrating Mongol's life scenes. In upper right margin: 'Tom. V. No 43. Pag: 116.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743)...

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Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 

[No title] Hindou

Interesting sheet with four detailed engravings illustrating Hindou's life scenes. In upper right margin: 'Tom. V. No 42. Pag: 116.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743)...

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Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 

Carte du ciel et de la terre qui commencent à se former / Figure du ciel fluide & pur & de la terre fixe & ferme.

Recto and verso text page with two illustrations of the grounding of the sky and earth according to a Chinese philosopher. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-178...

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Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Plan du Ti-tang ou du temple, où l'empereur sacrifie à Chang-ti sous le titre de souverain seigneur de la terre

Nice example of d'Anville's plan of Tien-tang 天堂 [Tiantang] temple, from "Atlas général de la Chine..." prepared by Jesuit missionaries ...

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Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Plan du Tien-tang ou du temple, où l'empereur sacrifie à Chang-ti sous le titre de souverain seigneur de la terre.

Nice example of d'Anville's plan of Tien-tang 天堂 [Tiantang] temple, from "Atlas général de la Chine..."" prepared by Jesuit mission...

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Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Souan pan, ou instrument dont les chinois se servent pour compter.

Text page with a wood block illustration of a souan-pan [suan-p'an] the calculation table used by the Chinese. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French c...

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Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Arabia agreeable to Modern History.

Detailed map of Arabia with an interesting text block on upper right corner : "Arabia, divided into Rocky Desert, & Happy, makes the largest Peninsula in the Wor...

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Publisher: MOLL, H.
Date: London, 1739

 

Tabula chronologica historiae Sinicae connexa cum cyclo qui vulgo Kia Tse dictur.

A set of two sheets of colored copper engravings. First published in 1729 in Rome in three sheets. Timeline of China's history with a chronological overview of the dynast...

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Publisher: SEUTTER, M. / FOUQUET, J.F.
Date: Augsburg, 1746

 

Royaume de Perse Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geog. Ord du Roi avec Privilege 1749.

Small detailed map of Persia. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.Page 163 outside border top right. First and only state.

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Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, 1749

 

Indoustan ou Etats du Mogol Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geog. Ord du Roi avec Privilege 1749.

Small detailed map of India with Ceylon. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.Page 188 outside border top right. First and only state.

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Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, 1749

 

Empire de la Chine Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geog. Ord du Roi avec Privilege 1749.

Small detailed map of China, and Corea, including Taiwan. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.Page 165 outside border top right. First and only state.The...

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Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, 1749

 

Carte générale de l'empire des Russes et de la Tatarie Universelle Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geog. Ord du Roi avec Privilege 1749.

Small detailed map of Tartary, including China, Corea, Japan and Taiwan. Caspian Sea to the west. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.Page 167 outside bo...

BidAsk spread: $80 - $100

Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, 1749

 

Le Japon Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geog. Ord du Roi avec Privilege 1749.

Small detailed map of Japan and Korea. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.Page 168 outside border top right. First state. The map is of interest for the...

BidAsk spread: $150 - $220

Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, 1749