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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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: HALL,B.
Date: London, 1818

 

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 / ≈ €547

Publisher: PROBST, G.B.
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 / ≈ €1367

Publisher: TIRION, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1734

 

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

A sheet including 11 charts of Bays and anchor places along the coasts of Yemen, east coast of the Arabian peninsula and Egypt. One of the early maps to focus on this are...

$1500 / ≈ €1367

Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

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 / ≈ €911

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
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 / ≈ €820

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: India? c.1750

 

Kancheu.

Charming 18th water color on paper depicting Kancheu. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.

$1200 / ≈ €1093

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: c.1750

 

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 / ≈ €2733

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
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 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
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 / ≈ €1367

Publisher: LUCHTMANS, S.
Date: Amsterdam, 1710