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[India and China]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of India and China prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published ...

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

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

 

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

 

Punishment of China.

The Chinese way of a punishment from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. Fr...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

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

 

Punishment of a criminal in China.

Punishment of a criminal in China from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. ...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

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

 

Feast of China.

A scene of a Chinese dinner feast from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. ...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

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

 

Funeral in China.

A scene of a funeral in China from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From...

Estimate: $80 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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: $1800 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

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

 

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

 

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

 

Il regno della China detto presentente Catay e Magnin. . .

A rare and decorative Italian map of China and Japan, with Japan closely modelled on the indented Cardim outline and Hokkaido, called Yuppi , shown as an Asian peninsula....

Estimate: $3600 - $4500
$4500 / ≈ €3911

Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1682

 

Iunan, Queichev, e Quangsi Provincie della Cina. . .

A beautiful map depicting the area of Beijing with decorative title cartouche and scale cartouche. Information about the area at the top of the map.The remarkable Vincenz...

Estimate: $700 - $900
$900 / ≈ €782

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1690

 

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

 

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)...

Estimate: $5500 - $6500
$6500 / ≈ €5650

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)

The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait K...

Estimate: $6500 - $7500
$7500 / ≈ €6519

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1695

 

Huquang, Kiangsi, Chekiang ac Fokien.

A reissue of Janssonius' map of south east China, with wash color and uncolored cartouches.The map is based on the maps of Martin Martini, themselves based on Chinese sou...

Estimate: $800 - $900
$900 / ≈ €782

Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
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...

Estimate: $1900 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 

La Chine.

The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Japan / East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer Orientale".This small Italian map of China, Kor...

Estimate: $400 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: REDOLFI, P.
Date: Venice, c.1722

 

A large draught of the North part of CHINA. Shewing all the passages and chanells into the harbour of CHUSAN. / To the honourable the court of mannagers for the UNITED TRADE to the EAST INDIES.

A very fine sea chart of China's Zhejiang Province, from the celebrated Third Book of 'The English Pilot'This elegant and large captures China's modern day Zhejiang prov...

Estimate: $3000 - $3000
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: THORNTON, J.
Date: London, William Mount & Thomas Page, 1734

 

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

 

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

 

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...

Estimate: $2250 - $2800
$2800 / ≈ €2434

Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Date: The Hague, 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...

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

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

 

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 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 rhum...

Estimate: $3600 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, Jean-François Robustel, 1745

 

A view of the town and castle of Macao.

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

Estimate: $550 - $700
$700 / ≈ €608

Publisher: HARRIS, J.
Date: London, 1746

 

Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton]

Charming 18th water color on paper depicting The Dutch "Folly Fort" off Canton. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.Forts were built in several pla...

Estimate: $500 - $1000
$1000 / ≈ €869

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Canton?, c.1750

 

Kancheu.

Charming 18th water color on paper depicting Kancheu. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.

Estimate: $950 - $1200
$1200 / ≈ €1043

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: c.1750

 

L'Empire de la Chine. . .

Detailed map of China, Korea and Taiwan. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative o...

Estimate: $900 - $1100
$1100 / ≈ €956

Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Date: Paris, dated 1750

 

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

 

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

 

Vue d'optique d'un Arc de Triomphe tres élevé, en la ville de Canton enn la Chine.

Optical print of the triumphal arch at Canton ( Guangzhou). Beauvais was a publisher of optical prints, established in Paris, rue St.Jacques.In the eighteenth and ninetee...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: BEAUVAIS
Date: Paris, ca. 1780

 

A Plan of the city and harbour of Macao : a colony of the Portugueze, situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire. . .

A large chart of Macao engraved by Benjamin Baker (fl. 1766-1824) and published by George Nicol. The town is shown in detail, with a 37-point key in English listing Forts...

Estimate: $1400 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: NICOL, G.
Date: London, 1796

 

Reis-kaart van het Britsche gezantschap van Hang-choe-foe naar Quang-choe-foe of Kanton in China.

Uncommon map of eastern part of China, showing a journey of the English Embassy from Hangzhou (south of Shanghai) to Guangzhou (Canton). The maps is giving a wealth of in...

Estimate: $500 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlands, c.1800

 

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...

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

Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 

Essai sur la langue et la littérature chinoises.

The French sinologist Jean-Pierre Abel-Remusat (September 5, 1788 - June 2, 1832) was born in Paris and educated for the medical profession, but a Chinese herbal in the c...

Estimate: $3000 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: Abel-Remusat Jean-Pierre
Date: Paris, Treuttel et Wurtz ,1811

 

Chungguk-do

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: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Korea, ca. 1820

 

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

 

Partie de la Chine N°87. (Covers Jiangxi, Fujian and parts of Zhejiang, Guangdong, Hunan and Hubei.)

Covers Jiangxi, Fujian and parts of Zhejiang, Guangdong, Hunan and Hubei.From his famous Atlas Universel . This atlas was one of the most remarkable world atlases ever pr...

Estimate: $180 - $225
$225 / ≈ €196

Publisher: VANDERMAELEN, Ph.
Date: Brussels, 1825-1827

 

Partie de la Chine N°86. (Covers Guizhou and parts of Yunnan, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Sichuan.)

Covers Guizhou and parts of Yunnan, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei and Sichuan.From his famous Atlas Universel . This atlas was one of the most remarkable world atlases ever produ...

Estimate: $180 - $225
$225 / ≈ €196

Publisher: VANDERMAELEN, Ph.
Date: Brussels, 1825-1827

 

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

 

Carte du Kouy-Tchéou.

Detailed map of Guizhou Province prepared by Mgr. Faurie and other sources supplied by missionaries. Published in "Les Missions Catholique". Engraved by P. Méa...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: FAURIE, Mgr.
Date: Lyon, c.1874

 

Carte du Tche-Kiang. [ Zhejiang province ]

Map of Tche Kiang, prepared by Bishop Edmond-François Guierry, C.M. (Vicar Apostolic of Zhejiang, China) after sources supplied by missionaries. Published in "Les M...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: GUIERRY, Mgr.
Date: Paris, 1874

 

Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (181...

Estimate: $3000 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 

Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street]

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene at "Pirate Street" in Hong Kong. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (18...

Estimate: $2200 - $3000
$2500 / ≈ €2173

Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 

Runde Strasse in Peking.

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene in Peking. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born ...

Estimate: $3000 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 

Mission du Kouang-Ton.

Important map of the coast of China from Hainan, Hong Kong, Macao up to Shantou, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the histor...

Estimate: $430 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: LAUNAY, A.
Date: Lille, 1890

 

Mission du Kouang-Si.

Important missionary map showing part of China, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the history of the French Missions in Indo-...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: LAUNAY, A.
Date: Lille, 1890

 

Mission du Kouy-Tcheou.

Important missionary map showing part of China, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the history of the French Missions in Indo-...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: LAUNAY, A.
Date: Lille, 1890

 

Mission du Sin-Tchuen occidental.

Important missionary map showing part of China, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the history of the French Missions in Indo-...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: LAUNAY, A.
Date: Lille, 1890

 

Mission du Su-Tchuen méridional.

Important missionary map showing part of China, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the history of the French Missions in Indo-...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: LAUNAY, A.
Date: Lille, 1890

 

Stanford's Map of Eastern China, Japan and Korea. 1898.

Charming, folding map of east coast of China, Korea and Japan. In lower right corner inset map of Korea (265x512mm.). In lower left a key to Treaty Ports, Submarine Cable...

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

Publisher: STANFORD, E.
Date: London, ca. 1898

 

Nankin [Nanjing, Jiangsu]

Very detailed (1:1.000.000) map showing the area north of Nanjing, Jiangsu. The French Service géographique des armées was founded in 1887 and provided the French milit...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE
Date: Paris, 1900

 

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

 

CANTON Kong-Teheou.

Very detailed (1:1.000.000) map centered on Macao and Victoria Island, showing soundings, English, Australian, Danish telegraph lines reaching Hong Kong and extended to M...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L\'ARMEE.
Date: Paris, 1898 updated for june 1904

 

Standford's map of the empires of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c.

Charming, folding map of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma. A key identifies railway lines, in red, projected railway lines, in ...

Estimate: $650 - $850
$850 / ≈ €739

Publisher: STANFORD, E.
Date: London, ca. 1911

 

Designs for porcelain plate with Chinese design.

In right hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 06502". And the numbers 11.153, 11.154, 11.155. Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux (...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES
Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 

Designs for Porcelain ware with Chinese design.

In left hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 05501". Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guide...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES
Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 

Designs for two porcelain bowls with Chinese design.

With numbers 4.601, 4.818. In top "Planche N° d'ordre : 03004.Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve a...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES
Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 

Designs for porcelain vase with Chinese motif.

With attractive pattern of a classic Chinese motif. In top "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04510" and the numbers 2,198. Original design created by the Sevres artist G...

Estimate: $480 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES
Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 

Designs for porcelain vases with Chinese motif.

Hand colored design of 13 vases with attractive patterns of a classic Chinese motif. In right "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04004" and the numbers 7.404, 2.074, 8.93...

Estimate: $480 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES
Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925