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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 ...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place & 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"...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place & 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 ...

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

 


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...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


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...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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. ...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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. ...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 


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...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & 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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 


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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


Fokien Imperii Sinarum Provincia undecima.

The province of Fokien lies opposite Taiwan and south of the region described in the above map. The coast is shown from Wen-zhou in the north to Fu-zhou and as far south ...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 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...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


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...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & 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...

$9000 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 


La Chine d'Athanase Kirchere de la compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes et de quantité de recherches de la nature. . .

Athanasius Kircher, S.J., (1601 or 1602-1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar who published around 40 works, most notably in the fields of oriental studies, geol...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: KIRCHER, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 


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....

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Place & 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...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & 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 ...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & 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)...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & 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...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1695

 


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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 


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...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais..

This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.Divided in 3 panels, showing examples of costumes of Chinese ladies and those of the king...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1728

 


Hedendaegsche Historie of tegenwoordige staet van alle volkeren 1 deel. (Volume 1 - China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas)

This provides an interesting illustrated description of China, Japan, the Phillippines, Moluccas. Including a map of China, Korea, and Japan, with the Sea between Korea a...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1734

 


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

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & 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. . .

Without the separately published atlas. Lacking 2 plates in vol.2 (Obseques at p.149 and Gin seng at p.180), one plate torn without a loss (vol.1, p.230), d4 vol.1 with a...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 


The Empire of China and Island of Japan. . .

The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Sea of Corea". Some interesting notations are made. From his atlas...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MOLL, Herman.
Place & Date: London, 1736

 


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...

$19000 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 


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...

$2800 / ≈ €2620
Maker / Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, 1737

 


Nuova carta dell' Imperio della Chia e dei Paesi circonvicini. / Nueva carta de l'Impario de la Quina.

The map is of interest for the use of Mar di Corea" and "Mar Setentrionale del Giapone" in the sea between Korea and Japan.Rare early edition of Albrizzi's...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1740

 


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 chart 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...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, Jean-François Robustel, 1745

 


A view of the town and castle of Macao.

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

$700 / ≈ €655
Maker / Publisher: HARRIS, J.
Place & Date: London, 1746

 


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...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Place & Date: Paris, dated 1750

 


Kancheu.

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

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: c.1750

 


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...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Canton?, c.1750

 


[ Hong Kong / Canton ] 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 to Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in the 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Ke...

$12500 / ≈ €11696
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 


A new & accurate map of the Empire of China from the Sieur Robert's Atlas. With improvements.

An excellent early engraving of China and Korea that appeared in Sieur Robert de Vaugondy's Geographical Dictionary (London: 1759). Decorative title cartouche on the uppe...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. DE / GIBSON, J.
Place & Date: London, 1759

 


Vue perspective de la grande Ceremonie du Couronnement de l'Empereur de la Chine.

So-called optical print illustrating the crowning of the Chinese emperor. It shows the throne at the center.Mondhare was a well-known publisher of optical prints, establi...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: MONDHARE
Place & Date: Paris, 1761

 


A chart of the China Sea inscribed to Monsr. D'APRES de MANNEVILLETTE .. To A.Dalrymple.

Most important milestone chart is based upon the surveys made from navigational surveys by Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808]. He was the first hydrographer of the British A...

$1250 / ≈ €1170
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE / DALRYMPLE, A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca 1775