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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...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Paris 1679

 


Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . .

A splendid map depicting the travels of Paulus. With two fine scenes in top. Showing the countries along the Mediterranean, including Cyprus and Italy. A first edition wi...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1595

 


Terra Sancta.

This is the most modern of Ortelius' maps of the Holy Land. It focuses specifically on the Holy Land and is oriented with east of the top. Ortelius used as a model the wa...

$2400 / ≈ €2246
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1603

 


Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door wandelt . . .

A beautifully engraved map of the ancient land of Canaan which roughly corresponds to present-day Israel. Cherubs hold up a draped cloth of key symbols, also a scale pane...

$1400 / ≈ €1310
Maker / Publisher: STOOPENDAAL, B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1682

 


Corea and Japan.

A fine large-scale map of Japan and Korea showing an increasingly refined outline to the Japanese islands but still oversized Korean peninsula. The strait south of Korea,...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: THOMSON, J.
Place & Date: Edinburgh, 1816

 


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 for f...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 


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

 


Shinkan Nagasaki no Dzu.

The oldest of these so-called Nagasaki pictures (Nagasaki-zu) were two panoramic prints by the artist Chikujuken that served as guides to the city of Nagasaki for visitor...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: BAIKO-DO.
Place & Date: Nagasaki, 1801

 


'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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1739

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 


Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea.

BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS. With an appendix containing charts and various hydrographical and scientific notices by captain Basil Hall and ...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: HALL,B.
Place & Date: London, 1818

 


Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €46786
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 


Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . .

A so-called optical print of Fatahillah Square in Jakarta, Indonesia, prepared for use in a light-box or an amusing light-show. This richly hand colored print is much per...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: PROBST, G.B.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1750

 


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

 


Carte des Principales Ports de Mer Bancs de sable &c: qui sont dans la Mer Rouge..

Some cities existed along the western coast of the Arabian peninsula, where they served as entrepots for transcontinental trade between Europe and Asia. Mecca, founded by...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Simori.

Portrait of Simori.Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at ...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1832-1852

 


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

 


Cochin (today: Ernakulam)

Small but charming 18th water color on paper depicting Cochin (today : Ernakulam) was from 1500, when the first Portuguese fleet called on its port, a firm ally of the Po...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: India? c.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

 


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

 


De Stadt Jerusalem.

Plan of ancient Jerusalem from a Dutch bible after Villalpando. The print is in contemporary colors, which is extremely rare for a plate like this. Lower left the Temple ...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: LUCHTMANS, S.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1710

 


Nieuwe kaart van 't Koninckryk Bengale. . .

Rare map Bangladesh with the Ganges delta, including Calcutta. Giving great detail with trade routes, European trade settlements, etc. Prepared by Joh. Van Leenen who was...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 


Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea.

A most attractive and decorative map by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev.de Fontaine o...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1692

 


Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin. . .

The map is of interest for the use of Mer de Corée, for the sea between Korea and Japan .Fine map of Korea and China's Yellow Sea. Complete title in top: Carte du Katay ...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1750

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Place & Date: Leiden 1832-1852

 


Turcici Imperii Imago.

The map shows the Ottoman Empire with Turkey, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Arabia and North Eastern Africa. The map is decorated with a title cartouche and a portrait of...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 


Vue du sperbe Temple de St.Sophie .. a Constantinople.

A fanciful depiction of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and Lon...

$280 / ≈ €262
Maker / Publisher: MONDHARE
Place & Date: Paris, 1800

 


De gelegenheyt van t'paradys ende t'landt van Canaan..

Very attractive map, showing the location of Paradise. Two vignettes depict the Temptation of Adam and Eve, and their Expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Nicolaes Visscher...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1664

 


Constantinopolis.

A spectacular woodcut panorama of the ancient city of Constantinople, proporting to show the pre-Turk city (for example naming St Sophia). (235x522mm).One of the earliest...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Arabie.

Uncommon miniature map of the Arabian peninsula, from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de géographie in 1657, Pierre Duval publ...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: DU VAL, P.
Place & Date: Paris, 1676

 


Encyclopedie des Voyages. Tom 3 ASIE.

There are in this volume as many as 89 color plates, all done by the author himself. Containing dresses of people of China, Persia, Armenia, Philippines, Java, India, Tar...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1796

 


Bunken Edo oezu. [Tokyo]

Based on map by Ochikochi Doin. Oriented with north to the right. An extraordinary wood block-printed town-plan now-a-day Tokyo, and a fine example of Edo cartography. Th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SUHARAYA MOHE
Place & Date: Edo, ca. 1803

 


Maldivae Insulae.

Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.First published in ...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609

 


Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java.

A very nice map centred on the island of Java.With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.Read more Early maps of South East A...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1773

 


Carte nouvelle des Terres de Cucan..

Prepared by H.Reland (1676-1718) a professor active in Utrecht and specialized in Asian languages, geography and religions. His first map was a map of Japan copied after ...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: The Hague, 1728

 


Karte von Asien.

An attractive map of Asia. With a decorative title cartouche in the upper left-hand corner. Engraved by Aarons.Franz Johann Josef von Reilly (Vienna 18 august 1766 - 6 ju...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VON REILLY, F.J.J.
Place & Date: Vienna 1795

 


Carte géologique détaillée. Beyrouth.

Geological or soil map showing part of Lebanon with Beyrouth, including in top a colored legend with signs of the different geological ages. Provenance : Fondation P. Fal...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
Place & Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.

 


Carte géologique détaillée. Jezzîne.

Geological or soil map showing part of Lebanon with Jezzîne, including a legend with signs of the different geological ages and giving many information of greatest inter...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis. / HEYBROCK, Friso.
Place & Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.

 


Carte géologique détaillée. Râchaïya Nord.

Geological or soil map showing part of Lebanon with Râchaïya , including a legend with signs of the different geological ages and giving many informations of greatest i...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
Place & Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.

 


Carte géologique détaillée. Zahle.

Geological map showing part of Lebanon with Zahle. , including a legend with signs of the different geological ages. Provenance : Fondation P. Fallot

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
Place & Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.

 


Carte geologique detaillee. Jbail.

Geological or soil map showing part of Lebanon with Jbail antique Byblos Ancien Port phenicien / scale 1 : 50 000., including a legend with signs of the different geologi...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
Place & Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.

 


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

 


Carte Générale de l'Empire des Russes et de la Tartarie Universelle.

Rare map of Tartary and Russia, including Korea and Japan prepared after J.B.Nolin and published by Monhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'ed...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: MONDHARE / NOLIN, J.B.
Place & Date: Paris, 1783
Selling price: $400
Sold in 2023

 


Carte de la Turquie, de l'Arabie et de la Perse..

Large map of the Near East, based upon earlier maps by De L'Isle. Shows also most part of the Mediterranean basin as well as north-eastern Africa. Relief shown pictoriall...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam c. 1745

 


Straat Riouw onder opzicht van de commissie tot verbetering der Indische Zeekaarten..

Very large and rare so-called Blue Back centered on the strait passing between the Riau Islands. It contains an inset map with enlarged details of Riouw Harbor on Bintang...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: HULST VAN KEULEN, Wed.G.
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1843

 


Sincapour.

Early view of Singapore after Paris and engraved in aquatint technique by Sigismond Himely (1801-1872). Published as plate 28 in Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: HIMELY, S.
Place & Date: Paris, Finot, 1835

 


Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]

Finely executed watercolor made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The watercolor is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place & Date: Germany, 1882

 


Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street]

Finely executed watercolor made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene at "Pirate Street" in Hong Kong. The watercolor is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place & 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 ...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place & Date: Germany, 1882

 


[ 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

 


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...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L\'ARMEE.
Place & Date: Paris, 1898 updated for june 1904

 


Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem. . .

Rare. Large visually rich map decorated with illustrations of the sacred objects and places of Judaism. In the bottom center is a plan of ancient Jerusalem, and the route...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1700

 


Sumatrae et insularum Locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium. . .

Fine depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore.North is orientated to the left of the page.Singapore is probably identifie...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 


Carte des parties Nord et est de l'Asie..

Five maps on one sheet show the Northern Russian territories in Europe and Asia, including the western coastline from Siberia, Japan, and Korea with the island of "Q...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DIDEROT, D.
Place & Date: Paris, 1779

 


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...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Netherlands, c.1800

 


Le Grand Mongol. . .

Rare full portrait of the Mongol emperor of Indostan, published by map seller, François Jollain, the Elder (1641-1704), active in Paris, rue St. Jacques à la ville de C...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: JOLLAIN, F.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1686

 


De golf van Bengalen.

Rare chart of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and a system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names. The pl...

$2300 / ≈ €2152
Maker / Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, after 1669-1712

 


Carte de l'Empire de Perse. . .

Map of the Persian empire by the Venetian cartographer and publisher François (Père) Santini and first published in Santini's 'Atlas Universel dressée sur les meuilleu...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: SANTINI, P.
Place & Date: Venice, 1784

 


Emir Fechrredin prince des Drus.

Engraving published by Nicolas Bonnart (c.1637 - 1718), engraver in Augsburg since 1719. Before the nineteenth century portraits of rulers in the Islamic Middle East were...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: BONNART, H.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1740

 


La Tartaria Chinese.

With decorative title cartouche. Covering north eastern part of China, with good detail in Korea and a curious shape for Hokkaido (here called Jeso-Gasima ).Engraved by G...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Place & Date: Venice, 1784

 


Penisola dell India di là dal Gange et Isole intorno ad essa adiacenti..

Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of India with Ceylon and Maldives. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower right hand corner a large title cartouche with ded...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Place & Date: Rome, 1683-1688

 


Terra Promissions.

A beautifully executed and very rare map of the Promised Land, divided into the 12 Tribes. The shore line runs in north-southwesterly direction from Sidon as far as Pelus...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Place & Date: Paris, c.1655

 


Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.

A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier. The ornate design on the top of the title is a tugh...

$8000 / ≈ €7486
Maker / Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Place & Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 


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

 


Carte de la Mer Rouge, depuis Moka jusqu's Gedda. . . .

Chart of the Red Sea. With 3 inset maps of Shake Omare, Goofs and Gedan. D'Après De Mannevillette (1707-1780) was one of France's first hydrographers. When the first edi...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1753

 


AFGHAN de CABOULE. Costumes Persans 8.

A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an elegant Afghan from Kabul published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artis...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.
Place & Date: Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848

 


DANSEUSE. Costumes Persans 9.

A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an elegant dancing girl from Persia published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par diver...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.
Place & Date: Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848

 


ARMENIEN. Costumes de l'Empire Ottoman 9.

A beautiful hand colored lithograph of an Armenian published in the French work "Galerie Royale de Costumes peints d´après nature par divers artistes et lithograph...

$375 / ≈ €351
Maker / Publisher: GALERIE ROYALE DE COSTUME.
Place & Date: Paris, Chez Aubert & Cie., 1842-1848

 


Carte de la Coste d'Arabie.

Uncommon issue of this very nice map of the Arabian peninsula. Depicted is Saudi Arabia, Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.With French text in title cartouche and an additiona...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: HARREVELT,E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1773

 


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

 


.Tabula III Asiae. [Caucass and Armenia.]

Ptolemaic map of the region south of the Caucasus Mountains and between the Caspian Sea as far south as the headwaters of the Tigris River in the south and the Black Sea,...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place & Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 


.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place & Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 


[ 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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 


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

 


Constantinople ville de Romanie et capitale de l'Empire des Turcs.

A very decorative and extremely rare of Istanbul, including a numbered legend in lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline and first ...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca.1750

 


A newe mape of Tartary.

Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.
Place & Date: London, 1627

 


La Tartaria Chinese.

With decorative title cartouche. Covering north eastern part of China, Korea and Hokkaido (here called Jeso-Gasima, Tartary including the Gobi Desert; also Peking and the...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Place & Date: Venice, 1784

 


Jerusalem.

Engraved by Bastiaan Stoopendaal from Juan Bautista Villapando's imaginary town-plan of Jerusalem. This bird's-eye view is surrounded by 12 scenes, views and portraits of...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: STOOPENDAAL, B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1682

 


Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

A rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Latin, Dutch and French and a numbered key 1-29 to the principal...

$5200 / ≈ €4866
Maker / Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1660