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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

 


Designs for porcelain vase with Chinese motif.

With attractive pattern of a classic Chinese motif. In top "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04510" and the numbers 2,198. Original design created by the Sevres artist G...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES
Place & Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 


Designs for porcelain vases with Chinese motif.

Hand colored design of 13 vases with attractive patterns of a classic Chinese motif. In right "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04004" and the numbers 7.404, 2.074, 8.93...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES
Place & Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1734

 


Cruydt-Boeck van Remberus Dodonaeus. . .

Scarce, the last edition of Dodoens' Cruydt-Boeck, one of the most influential and important botanical works of the 16th and 17th centuries. With richly engraved frontisp...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: DODONAEUS, R.
Place & Date: Leyden, 1612

 


Les environs d'Ostende. XII.

Beautiful view of Oostende. A somewhat fanciful depiction of the harbor of Oostende, with merchant on the foreground and large vessels in the sea. The item is signed (Dre...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DREVON
Place & Date: Belgium, c. 1811

 


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 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai
Place & Date: Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798

 


Designs for two porcelain bowls with Chinese design.

With numbers 4.601, 4.818. In top "Planche N° d'ordre : 03004.Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve a...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES
Place & Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925

 


[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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 


COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, and publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong K...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place & Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 


A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau.

The fan shows nice images of Macau, Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 45 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are height...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


A fan combines views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (left), China, ca 1850-1860.

The fan shows nice images of Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 39 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are heightened in...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


[Original Chinese advertising poster for Gande, Price & Co., Ltd. Hong Kong]

Original vintage Chinese poster for "GANDE, PRICE & CO. LTD., based in Hong Kong, promoting Haig Whisky (from Scotland), Moet & Chandon, Taylor’s London Dr...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ASIATIC LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PRESS
Place & Date: Shanghai, 1934

 


Plan commercial de la Région Saïgon-Cholon.

Decorative publicity plan of Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon and Cholon, prepared by Ngo-Trinh, surrounded by advertisements of local stores. Th...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: NGO - TRINH
Place & Date: Saigon, 1948

 


Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute.

An explicit scene of a Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute featuring a gray-bearded westerner coupling with a courtesan. The woman protests that she doesn't understand wha...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CHOKOSAI EISHO
Place & Date: Late Edo, 1790

 


A fine bronze cannon.

Cannon built up of two truncated conusses, differing in size, the steps marked by mouldings shaped as flat bands preceded by ogees: base ring similar; breech with ogee-sh...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: V.O.C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1755

 


Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$95000 / ≈ €88893
Maker / Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Place & Date: China, ca 1862

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

Extremely rare panoramic view of Venice and neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torcello and Mazorbo), clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surroundi...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1646

 


Profil de la renomée ville et port d'Emstredam cappitalle des estats de Hollande.

Extremely rare panoramic town-view of Amsterdam seen from the river IJ.Exceptional bright, sharp example.The print is skillful copy of the print of Matthieu Merian, now w...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1647

 


(Lübeck) Lvbeca vrbs. imperialis libera. civitatvm. Wandalicarvm. . . .

Impressive more than 3 meters wide panoramic town view after a woodblock engraving from Elias Diebel, initially made in 1552. Of this original woodblock, Bachmann mention...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: DIEBEL, E. after
Place & Date: Germany, c. 1855

 


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

 


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

 


La Place de Saint Marc a Venise.

A very attractive Town plan of the place St Marc in Venice.Joan Blaeu published during his life three town-books of Italy: Citta del Vaticano, Rome and Napoli. By the yea...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J. / MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1705

 


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

 


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

 


Lyste vande prysen der goederen ingekoft by de Kamer. . .

Rare price list of meat, bacon, wheat, rye, butter, cheese, olive oil, Spanish wines, Bordeaux, brandy etc.On front page in letter press Lyste Van de Pryfen der Goederen,...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: V.O.C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1685

 


ABIETUM phyllulae et pulvini.s. Tab. 137.

From his famous work 'Flora Japonica'. Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold...

$80 / ≈ €75
Maker / Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Place & Date: Leiden, 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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 


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

 


Designs for Porcelain ware with Chinese design.

In left hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 05501". Original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guide...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES
Place & Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925