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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

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584

 


[Complete set of maps of Japan] Imperium Japonicum Per Regiones Digestum Sex et Sexaginta Atque Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum Ab Hadriano Relando.

Complete set of 11 maps Reland's map of Japan, the first map to use Sino-Japanese characters on a European printed map and represents a radical departure from prior Europ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 


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...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Place & Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1787

 


Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China].

Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edit...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Place & Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 


Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret.

Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Place & Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 


Ambassades mémorables de la Compagnie des Indes orientales des Provinces Unies vers les empereurs du Japon.

First edition in French of this important work on Japan, a work whose illustrations "represent a high-water mark in book illustrations of the 17th century" (Lac...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau.

The fan shows nice images of Macau, Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 45 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are height...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance.

Very scarce - Only for the British Parliament and the British Crown printed - and not for the trade! Accounts about the Korean country during the time span of the last th...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: FOREIGN OFFICE
Place & Date: London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906

 


Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .

Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.Jan Nieuhof was a "Dutch traveler and adventurer" (1618-72)...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693