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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

Estimate: $220000 - $250000
$250000 / ≈ €217304

Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

Estimate: $24000 - $30000
$30000 / ≈ €26076

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong Kong....

Estimate: $17500 - $25000
$25000 / ≈ €21730

Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

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...

Estimate: $17500 - $18000
$18000 / ≈ €15646

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keul...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

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, incl...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

Estimate: $10000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 

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

These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibl...

Estimate: $9500 - $12000
$12000 / ≈ €10431

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 

An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . .

Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Three parts in one folio by John Macock for the author.Part I: An...

Estimate: $7000 - $9000
$9000 / ≈ €7823

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats.

Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures" wall map, prepared by Clouet, with superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing hi...

Estimate: $6000 - $8000
$8000 / ≈ €6954

Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1787