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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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
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...

$2700 / ≈ €2460

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
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 / ≈ €2187

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
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 / ≈ €1276

Publisher: STOOPENDAAL, B.
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 / ≈ €410

Publisher: THOMSON, J.
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 / ≈ €3189

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
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 / ≈ €16400

Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
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 / ≈ €820

Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
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 / ≈ €273

Publisher: TIRION, I.
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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
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 / ≈ €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

 

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 / ≈ €820

Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
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 / ≈ €2278

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1692

 

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 / ≈ €4100

Publisher: ROSSI, G.
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 / ≈ €1822

Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
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 / ≈ €1640

Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
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 / ≈ €255

Publisher: MONDHARE
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...

$600 / ≈ €547

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
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 / ≈ €3189

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
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 / ≈ €501

Publisher: DU VAL, P.
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 / ≈ €1002

Publisher: GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J.
Date: Paris, 1796

 

[64] Syrie/ Tripoli

Charming little charts of the harbour of the town of Tripoli, Syria in modern Lebanon. Showing town and harbour plan, with soundings, anchorages, rocks, shoals, fortifica...

$80 / ≈ €73

Publisher: ROUX, J.
Date: Marseille, 1764

 

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 / ≈ €137

Publisher: LANGENES, B.
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 / ≈ €182

Publisher: HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.
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 / ≈ €547

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
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...

$1400 / ≈ €1276

Publisher: VON REILLY, F.J.J.
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. Fa...

$300 / ≈ €273

Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
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 informations of greatest int...

$300 / ≈ €273

Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis. / HEYBROCK, Friso.
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 / ≈ €273

Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
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 / ≈ €273

Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
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 / ≈ €273

Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.