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La China e Giapone.

Uncommon map of China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan (I.Formosa), only one town labeled, Tayoan. Very strange shape for Japan.The map is of interest for the use of Mar di Corea...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Italy, ca. 1800

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Charte von China und den angränzenden Ländern und Völkerschaften so wie den letzten Kaiser Tschien-Long. . .

Uncommon map of China on a scale of ca. 1:6,000,000. The map's complete title is “Charte von China und den angränzenden Ländern, und Völkerschaften so wie sie dem le...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Parague, 1812
Selling price: $400
Sold in 2023

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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, and Burma. A key identifies railway lines in red, projected railway lines i...

$850 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: STANFORD, E.
Place & Date: London, ca. 1911

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Map of China.

Showing China, Taiwan and Korea, divided into provinces with the main cities marked. The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Corea, the sea between Korea and Japan, ...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: NEELE, S. J.
Place & Date: London, 1804

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Korea, ca. 1820

 


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

 


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