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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...

$6000 / ≈ €5702
Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Date: Paris 1679

 

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 to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €17105
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan.

Bird's-eye view of Dejima copied from a manuscript by Voogt, who was second-in-command on Deshima in 1713. The island is viewed from the landside, depicting the developme...

$300 / ≈ €285
Publisher: TIRION, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1739

 

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 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: TIRION, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1734

 

Nangasakij.

Charming 18th watercolor on paper depicting a panoramic view of Nagasaki and the factory Deshima of the V.OC. Probably made by a Western artist visiting Japan.RARE. Due ...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: c.1750

 

Gezigt op de haven en de baai van Nagasaki.

A very rare birds-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki bay. Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In J...

$2000 / ≈ €1901
Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Date: Leiden 1832-1852

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €28509
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

Hendrik Doeff and his dog.

Because of the scarcely of impressions from abroad many of the Nagasaki subjects, prints and paintings are copies. The lack of understanding usually makes these impressio...

$6500 / ≈ €6177
Publisher: NAGASAKI SCHOOL
Date: Nagasaki, c. 1820-1830

 

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...

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646

 

SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu.

Settsu Meisho Zue was printed in two series of 8 and 4 volumes. The principal illustrator was Takehara Shunchosai, but many illustrations in the 4 volumes supplement are ...

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai
Date: Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798

 

[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...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 

内務省地理局 (Administratif atlas of the Empire of Japan.)

Atlas of Japan published by the Home Ministry shortly after the start of Meiji period. The atlas contains 16 double page maps, with the border in original out line colors...

$650 / ≈ €618
Publisher: Home Ministry (内務省, Naimu-shō)
Date: Tokyo, Meiji 14 or 1881