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Carte de la Tartarie Orientale pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites...

This map covers the eastern part of Tartary with part of present-day Manchuria and Sakhalin Island. The map was based primarily on Jesuit and English sources and is parti...

Estimate: $30 - $50
$80 / ≈ €70

Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Date: Paris, 1750

 

The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka.

The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while ...

Estimate: $1500 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 

View in the island of Cracatoa.

Early view of the volcano Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau), on the Indonesian island of Rakata in the Sunda Strait, taken from "Views in the South Seas" bei...

Estimate: $800 - $1000
$1000 / ≈ €869

Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 

The Fan palm, in the island of Cracatoa.

The Fan palm, on the island of Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau), in the Sunda Strait, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early ...

Estimate: $700 - $800
$800 / ≈ €695

Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 

Constantinople ville de Romanie et capitale de l'Empire des Turcs.

A very decorative and extremely rare of Istanbul, including a numbered legend in lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline and first ...

Estimate: $3800 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Date: Paris, ca.1750

 

A newe mape of Tartary.

Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of...

Estimate: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.
Date: London, 1627

 

Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

A rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Latin, Dutch and French and a numbered key 1-29 to the principal...

Estimate: $4200 - $5200
$5200 / ≈ €4520

Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 

Isole dell'Indie. . .

A beautiful and flamboyantly engraved large-scale map of the East Indies, including the Malay Peninsula, Cambodia, the Philippines and all of Indonesia and the Spice Isla...

Estimate: $2000 - $2250
$2100 / ≈ €1825

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1696

 

XIX. Venatio Elephantum in Pegu. [How elephants are caught in Pegu]

How elephants are caught in Pegu. The king of Pegu had a particular method of transporting elephants. He had a great enclosure built of strong wooden posts, with a trap-d...

Estimate: $120 - $130
$130 / ≈ €113

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

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 ...

Estimate: $5000 - $6000
$6000 / ≈ €5215

Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 

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...

Estimate: $900 - $1000
$1000 / ≈ €869

Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

[Map of Palestine ]

Map of Palestine from "La Mer des Hystoires" published by Dupré, Paris, 1536 "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "...

Estimate: $2400 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 

Quella Tavola E l'Antica Siria ch'Era destinta in dodici . . .

Very rare view of Holy Land published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da G...

Estimate: $450 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 

Map of Formosa. My hunting place.

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. Th...

Estimate: $90 - $125
$125 / ≈ €109

Publisher: YANO, Y.
Date: Chiayi, Formosa, ca. 1940

 

A Map and Chart of Arabia, the Red Sea, & Persian Gulf, drawn from the Chart of the Eastern Ocean, Publish'd in 1740, by Order of ye Count de Maruepas, improv'd from particular Surveys, and regulated by Astronomical Observations.

A small but unusual map of the Arabian Peninsular, engraved by G. Child for 'The universal traveller: or, A compleat description of the several nations of the world', by ...

Estimate: $300 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: CHILD, G.
Date: London, Th. Salmon, 1752-1753

 

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...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Date: Nuremberg, 1733

 

Pecheli, Xansi, Xantung, Honan, Nanking, In plaga Regni Sinensis. . .

A map of the northern provinces of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini, depicting of Hebei (Pecheli), Shanxi (Xansi), Shandong (Xantung), Henan (Honan), and Jangsu (Na...

Estimate: $1200 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 

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...

Estimate: $600 - $700
$700 / ≈ €608

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

 

Turcici Imperii Imago.

The map shows the Ottoman Empire with Turkey, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Arabia and North Eastern Africa. The map is decorated with a title cartouche and a portrait of...

Estimate: $1450 - $1800
$1800 / ≈ €1565

Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 

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

 

Carte des Principales Ports de Mer Bancs de sable &c: qui sont dans la Mer Rouge..

A sheet including 11 charts of Bays and anchor places along the coasts of Yemen, east coast of the Arabian peninsula and Egypt. One of the early maps to focus on this are...

Estimate: $1200 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X. Ex Stirpe Ottomannicae.

The engraving depicts a half length oval portrait of "Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X", signed lower right corner N. de Cleck". Nicolaes de Clerck (de kler...

Estimate: $25 - $30
$30 / ≈ €26

Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

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...

Estimate: $4500 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, 1745

 

Carte des Trois Arabies. Tiree en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en Partie de Divers autres Autheurs. . .

Rare map of the Arabian Peninsula, first published in 1654 and one of the first large maps focused specifically on the Arabian Peninsula. Sanson's map of the Arabian Peni...

Estimate: $1000 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.
Date: Paris, 1654

 

Philippines Islands.

Pictorial map of Philippines Islands, from the famous illustrator, Ruth Taylor White and published in "Our USA: A Gay Geography".Ruth Taylor White was among the...

Estimate: $210 - $260
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: WHITE, R. T.
Date: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1935

 

[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

 

Ce que les Anglo-Saxons ont perdu en Extrême-Orient.

Illustrated Vichy propaganda War & Propaganda poster showing a map of South East Asia, with Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, etc., among photos and explanations abou...

Estimate: $250 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: VICHY
Date: Paris, 1943

 

Singapore.

Chart of Southern part of Malaysian peninsular showing good detail on of Singapore. Map with legend and scale.

Estimate: $900 - $1250
$1250 / ≈ €1087

Publisher: War Office.
Date: London, 1944

 

Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.

A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaonin...

Estimate: $1600 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 

Philippines - The famous volcanic peak Mt. Mayon. . .

Mt Mayon Volcano Peak near Legaspi on the Philippines. Fine Pan American Airline mini poster.Pan American World Airways, originally founded as Pan American Airways and co...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRLINES
Date: 1956

 

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...

Estimate: $4000 - $5500
$5500 / ≈ €4781

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 

[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...

Estimate: $4250 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 

Carta terza Generale del' Asia.

Rare first state of this important chart showing part of the north coast of New Guinea and islands of the Pacific Ocean. To the north of Japan the landmass of Isola di Ie...

Estimate: $3250 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646

 

Meine Hochzeitsreise durch Korea während des Russisch-japanischen Krieges.

Illustrated with ca. 200 illustrations. All photographs are taken by the author.

Estimate: $180 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: ZABEL, Rudolf.
Date: Altenburg, S.-A., Stephan Geibel Verlag, 1906

 

Asiae Minoris nova descriptio. Geographische Beschryvinge aller Landen... ende sendbrieuen der Apostele...

Extremely rare map from a Dutch bible, published by Dancker Danckerts. This map was included in a Dutch bible including several maps signed by C.Danckerts and one dated 1...

Estimate: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Date: Amsterdam, 1643

 

Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Vallin. . .

This is the original hand drawn map by Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun of "Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Wallin",...

Estimate: $2750 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: MALTE-BRUN, V.A.
Date: Paris, November 1855

 

TYO SYEN Corée par les Missionnaires de Corée de la société des missions etrangéres.

A very nice map and rare map of Korea. Prepared by R.P.Carceri who was an missioner active for de la Sociéte des Missions Etrangères.Published as a supplement to Journa...

Estimate: $750 - $900
$900 / ≈ €782

Publisher: MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES
Date: Lyon, 1872

 

Encyclopedie des Voyages. Tom 3 ASIE.

There are in this volume as many as 89 color plates, all done by the author himself. Containing dresses of people of China, Persia, Armenia, Philippines, Java, India, Tar...

Estimate: $1000 - $1100
$1100 / ≈ €956

Publisher: GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J.
Date: Paris, 1796

 

Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..

This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to h...

Estimate: $4800 - $5000
$6000 / ≈ €5215

Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Date: Paris 1679

 

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

 

Chungguk-do [Map of China and Korea]

Chungguk-do [Map of China] taken from a Korean printed Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] which is a 19th century version of the traditional Korean atlas produce...

Estimate: $1500 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Korea, ca. 1820

 

Arabia. Sive Regio inter Mare Medium, Arabicum Sinum, . . .

Very detailed map of the Arabian Peninsular, covering the Caspian Sea in the upper right corner and Syria to the Indian Ocean, Somalia and parts of Persia, Syria and Kurd...

Estimate: $225 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: ARROWSMITH, John
Date: London, 1841

 

Arabia.

Steel engraved map of the Arabian Peninsular. It shows Arabia and Parts of Persia, Syria and Kurdistan. The regional boundaries are colored and relief shown by hachures. ...

Estimate: $225 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: ARROWSMITH, John
Date: London, 1841

 

[Manuscript map of Kangwon Province part of North Korea]

Detailed map of eastern part of North Korea, centered on Wonsan, previously known as Wonsanjin, Port Lazarev, and Gensan, a port city and naval base located in Kangwon Pr...

Estimate: $900 - $1250
$1250 / ≈ €1087

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: ca, 1820 - 1840

 

Singapore. - Sheet 134h Keppel harbour.

Map of Singapore. Map with legend and scale. According to a note "Prepared under the direction of the Surveyor General Malaya from the following sources materials : ...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: SURVEY DEPT. FEDERATION OF MALAYA
Date: Kuala Lumpur, 1958

 

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

 

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

 

Carte Generale du Cours du Gange et du Gagra. . .

A large chart that is essentially six inset maps printed on one sheet by the Jesuit Joseph Tiefentaller in the latter half of the eighteenth century. The map is in French...

Estimate: $3500 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

Publisher: TIEFENTALLER, Joseph.
Date: Paris ca 1784

 

Karte von den Kusten von Arabien . . .

Manuscript map of Arabia. A close copy of Bellin's map of the Arabian Peninsular. In the lower right margin "Tom A, vol V."A title cartouche in lower left corne...

Estimate: $2000 - $2500
$2500 / ≈ €2173

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Germany, ca. 1760

 

[Arabia]

A lovely miniature map of the region of Armenia and Georgia, showing both parts of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. For such a small map it renders a wealth of detail, with...

Estimate: $250 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: MÜLLER, J. U.
Date: Ulm, 1692

 

India Tercera Nuova Tavola.

The 1598 edition of this early map of South East Asia. Just to the west and south of Malacca one will notice ‘Camatra’ (Sumatra) and Java. China with Canton in the up...

Estimate: $550 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Date: Venice, 1598

 

Sumatra Insula.

A miniature map of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, including Singapore and the various islands directly south of it. Containing detailed geography and nomenclature aroun...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Date: Amsterdam, 1609

 

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 (...

Estimate: $800 - $1000
$1000 / ≈ €869

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 

Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . .

A splendid map depicting the travels of Paulus. With two fine scenes in top. Showing the countries along the Mediterranean, including Cyprus and Italy. A first edition wi...

Estimate: $2100 - $2700
$2700 / ≈ €2347

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1595

 

Province de Fo-Kien.

Important map of Fujian Province, showing the east coast of China and the west coast of Taiwan. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiseri...

Estimate: $900 - $1000
$1200 / ≈ €1043

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

 

Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java.

A very nice map centred on the island of Java.With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.Read more Early maps of South East A...

Estimate: $180 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1773

 

Iava Maior.

Very fine miniature map of Java, engraved by Benjamin Wright (1575-1613). This early map contains detailed geography and nomenclature around the northern coastline of the...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LANGENES
Date: Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606

 

The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

Estimate: $5500 - $7000
$7000 / ≈ €6084

Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

[Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca.

A collection of 11 engraved plates (3 folding) from "Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman", Paris, Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1790, comprising the famous panorami...

Estimate: $4500 - $5500
$5500 / ≈ €4781

Publisher: MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace.
Date: Paris, 1790

 

China Veteribus Sinarum Regio.

Based on Jesuit surveys, the map represents the next major revision in the cartography of China after Ortelius' 1584 map. Korea, however, is still an island, and Japan co...

Estimate: $1500 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

Descriptio Arabie / Arabia.

A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower right corner.First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the m...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606

 

Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China...

A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the ...

Estimate: $3200 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1691

 

Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.

This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an int...

Estimate: $3500 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 

Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)

Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri"...

Estimate: $5000 - $6000
$6000 / ≈ €5215

Publisher: FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 

CARTE de la Côte Occidentale de COREE, Plan Croquis de la Rivière HAN-KANG ou de SEOUL, depuis son Embouchure jusqu'à Séoul, dressée en 1866 par ordre du C.A. ROZE. . .

Uncommon chart of the Han-Kang River from its mouth to Seoul, prepared in 1866 by order of C.A. ROZE, Commander-in-Chief of the French " la Station des Mers de Chine...

Estimate: $1500 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: DEPOT DES CARTES ET PLANS DE LA MARINE
Date: Paris, 1868

 

Arabia.

A handsome map of the Arabian Peninsula drawn on a large scale on which the three classical divisions are shown with some urban centers and topographical features. There ...

Estimate: $2400 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

Mocha, in Arabien. (View of Mocha, Yemen.)

Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Mocha in Yemen.. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).The Antwerp based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series of prin...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

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

 

DANSEUSE. Costumes Persans 9.

A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an elegant dancing girl from Persia published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par diver...

Estimate: $300 - $350
$350 / ≈ €304

Publisher: GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.
Date: Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848

 

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 ...

Estimate: $6500 - $7000
$7000 / ≈ €6084

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru.

How the people of Bali transport their King. According to deBry: there are many horses on the island of Bali but they are small and only the simple folk ride them. Those ...

Estimate: $80 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

Penisola Dell India di la dal Gange Diusa ne i Regni, che in essasi contengono et accresciuta di varie notizie. Da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola e conforme le Relationi di alcuni Padri della Compa di Giesu di Monsu Tavernier . . . 1683

Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and part of Sumatra.. Engraved by Franciscus Donia. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower r...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1683-1688

 

Eastern passage to China. sheet 1.

James Horsburgh early of the coasts of Java, Bali, Lombok, with part of Sulawesi, and Borneo. Insets of "Sketch of Bally Strait", Sketch of Lombock Strait"...

Estimate: $2400 - $2750
$2750 / ≈ €2390

Publisher: HORSBURGH, JAMES, F.R.S
Date: London, 1824

 

Overzichtskaart van den Nederlandsch oost Indischen Archipel.

Very detailed map of Indonesia, taken from "Atlas van Nederlandsch Oost- en West-Indie," prepared by a doctor I. Dornseiffen, and published by Seyffardt's Boekh...

Estimate: $35 - $50
$50 / ≈ €43

Publisher: DORNSEIFFEN, I.
Date: Amsterdam, Seyffardt, 1884

 

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...

Estimate: $700 - $800
$800 / ≈ €695

Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1730

 

[Bantam].

Text engravings from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the cla...

Estimate: $50 - $80
$80 / ≈ €70

Publisher: LODEWYCKSZ, Willem
Date: Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609

 

L'illustration, journal officiel hebdomadaire.

L'Illustration, the first French illustrated newspaper from 1843, became the first magazine in the world in 1906 and is distributed in more than 150 countries.The mythica...

Estimate: $180 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: BASCHET, R.
Date: Paris, 1908

 

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 ...

Estimate: $2400 - $2750
$2750 / ≈ €2390

Publisher: HEYDT, J. W.
Date: Wilhermsdorf, Tetscher u. Nürnberg, Homanns Erben, 1744

 

Vue d'une Rue Nanking.

A well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg. After a design by P.van Blankaert.In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular sp...

Estimate: $275 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: PROBST,G.B.
Date: Augsburg 1760

 

Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of the Arabian Peninsular prepared Martin Waldseemüller. River Rhine to the left. Based on the slightly...

Estimate: $4500 - $5500
$6000 / ≈ €5215

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

Estimate: $4500 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635