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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 / ≈ €6000
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 / ≈ €1800
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 / ≈ €2400
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 / ≈ €1400
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 / ≈ €450
Publisher: THOMSON, J.
Place, Date: Edinburgh, 1816

 

India quae Orientalis.

The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and mark...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1645

 

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

 

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 / ≈ €900
Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

'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 / ≈ €300
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 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 1681