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Lo Stati Presente di Tutti i Paesi e Popoli del Mondo..

This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book include...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place, Date: Venice, 1734

 

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

 

Hern Johann Baptisten Taveniers..Vierzig Jaehrige Reize..

This German edition includes Tavernier's map of Japan in a reduced form (210x315mm) and contains legends about the country's nature, e.g., where gold is mined and plottin...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

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 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

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 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: KIRCHNER, A.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

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 ...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Place, Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 

Deliciae Batavicae.

Charming book illustrated with portraits of Willem of Orange and Prince Maurits and , 8 engraved armorial plates. Followed by 30 engraved views or scenes most with a Lati...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: MARCUS, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1618