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Primae Partis Asiae.

The Very Rare First State. Turkey/ Holy Land/ Iran/ Iraq/ Arabia/ Afghanistan. A superb example of the rare 1578 edition of this fine map of the Middle East, spanning fro...

Highest Bid:
$2900 / ≈ €2726
Publisher: DE JODE, C.
Date: Antwerp, 1578

2 bids  

Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientais que esta en 15 Graos da Banda da Norte.

A large, highly decorative antique and rare bird's eye view and plan of the isle and city of Goa, by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, on map: 1595. Engraver: Baptista van Doete...

Starting Bid: $2640

Date: Amsterdam, 1596


Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

Extremely rare panoramic view of Istanbul published by Rombout van den Hoeye. With a numbered key (1-29) to principal places in town and a Latin, Dutch, and French poem. ...

Starting Bid: $2200

Publisher: VAN DEN HOEYE, R.
Date: Amsterdam, 1650


Acamantis insula hogidi Cipro . . .

Decorative map of Cyprus. The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Rep...

Highest Bid:
$2200 / ≈ €2068
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.
Date: Venice, 1700

1 bid  

Constantinopolis Constantinopel.

Very rare and decorative panoramic view of Istanbul prepared by Friedrich Berhard Werner and published by Martin Engelbrecht. The engraving is done by Johann Georg Ringli...

Highest Bid:
$2000 / ≈ €1880
Publisher: WERNER, F.B. / PINZ, J.G.
Date: Augsburg, M.Engelbrecht, ca.1730-1740

1 bid  

Asia noviter delineata

This is a fine example of Willem Blaeu's iconic map of Asia flanked by pairs of carto-figures representing the various peoples of the continent and topped with nine views...

Starting Bid: $1800

Publisher: Blaeu, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1635


Byzantium nunc Constantinopolis.

One of the finest and most sought-after views of Istanbul. Viewed from the village of Scutari, the City is shown with all its fortifications, the original Genoese distric...

Starting Bid: $1700

Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Date: Cologne, ca 1574


Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

This is a very desirable  early Ptolemaic woodblock map of the Arabian Peninsula, here called Arabia Felix. The map is presented on a trapezoidal projection with paralle...

Starting Bid: $1600

Date: Strassburg, 1525


Ansicht der stadt Nangasaky. [Nagasaki - title also in Russian characters]

A lively scene in Nagasaki harbor. In the foreground, Japanese junks and the town of Nagasaki in the background, with the warehouses on Deshima, the trading post of the D...

Highest Bid:
$1600 / ≈ €1504
Publisher: KRUSENSTERN, A.J.
Date: St.Petersburg, 1810-1814

1 bid  


An early map of China (first edition 1606). One of the most sought-after maps of China, also showing Korea and Japan. Korea is shown as an island, and Japan is strangely ...

Starting Bid: $1600

Publisher: MERCATOR, Gerard / HONDIUS, Jodocus.
Date: Amsterdam, 1617-1634


To the Right Honourable William Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. This Map of Asia According to ye Newest and Most Exact Observations is Most Humbly Dedicated.

Very large, detailed and decorative map of Asia and the East Indies with insets of Nova Zembla, the British factories in Chusan and Amoy, the Hellespont, the Gulf of Smyr...

Starting Bid: $1440

Publisher: MOLL, H.
Date: London, ca. 1726


Noordoost Cust van Asia van Japan tot Nova Zemla.

An eye-catching chart of Japan, Hokkaido and the Islands to the North of Japan. In the lower left Korea and part of northern China. Korea has three names mentioned: "...

Starting Bid: $1400

Publisher: GOOS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1666


Indiae Orientalis nec non Insularum Adiacentium Nova Descriptio.

Detailed map of East Indies, extending from India to northern Australia. A decorative title cartouche, comprised of a carved stone block, surrounded by oriental figures, ...

Starting Bid: $1400

Publisher: VISSCHER II, N.
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1670


India Orientalis.

Published in Hondius' editions of the Mercator Atlas from 1606 onwards, showing the Indian subcontinent, the Malay Peninsula, Siam and Cambodia, China and the Philippines...

Highest Bid:
$1350 / ≈ €1269
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

4 bids  

Indiae Orientalis nec non Insularum adiacentium.

Fine map of South East Asia from India to New Guinea with Japan and the southern tip of Korea in the upper right. The map leaves the question of Torres Straits unanswered...

Starting Bid: $1100

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680


Pecheli, sive Peking, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Prima.

A map by Joan Blaeu of the Chinese province of Peking. Title in an elaborate cartouche with Chinese gentry and exotic birds at bottom right: 'Pecheli, sive Peking, Imperi...

Starting Bid: $1000

Publisher: BLAEU, Joan.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655


Chorographia Terrae Sanctae.

A large, marvelously detailed map of the Holy Land, engraved by Pieter Verbiest, whose imprint appears at bottom left.Full title on top: 'Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in A...

Starting Bid: $1000

Publisher: QUARESMIUS, Franciscus.
Date: Antwerpen, 1639


Imperii Sinarum nova descriptio.

Schenk and Valk's rare early 18th century issue of Janssonius milestone map of China, Korea and Japan after Martino Martini. Engraved by Johannes van Loon. The overall ba...

Starting Bid: $1000

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660


A scarce Real Compañia de Filipinas 250 Pesos deed issued in 1785

A scarce Real Compañia de Filipinas 250 Pesos deed issued in 1785. Share nº 27324, hand signed by several company officials.Engraved by Fernando Selma (1752-1810) after...

Highest Bid:
$960 / ≈ €902
Date: Spain, 1785

1 bid  

Penisola Dell India di la dal Gange Diusa ne i Regni, che in essasi contengono et accresciuta di varie notizie. Da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola e conforme le Relationi di alcuni Padri della Compa di Giesu di Monsu Tavernier . . . 1683

Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and part of Sumatra.. Engraved by Franciscus Donia. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower ...

Starting Bid: $960

Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1683-1688


Constantinopolis. Konstantinopel.

Rare and decorative city view of Constantinople, Istanbul, Turkey. Engraved by Alexander Glaser after F.B. Werner by J.G. Ringlin drawing, published in “Europäische St...

$900 / ≈ €846
Publisher: J. G. RINGLIN / F. B. WERNER
Date: Augsburg, ca. 1740

1 bid  

Carte de l'Ile de Java: partie Occidentale, partie Orientale, Dressée tout nouvellement sur les Mémoirs les plus exacts, Avec une Table des principales villes de cette Ile. . .

One of the finest large-scale maps of Java, giving good information regarding the VOC settlements An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, f...

Starting Bid: $880

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720



Gastaldi prepared this map and it was the first separate map of any Southeast Asian island based on actual observation. The general contour of Sumatra is remarkably good ...

Highest Bid:
$870 / ≈ €818
Publisher: GASTALDI, G./ RAMUSIO, J. B.
Date: Venice, 1556

4 bids  

Gezicht op het Meer Tokaitç / Biwa-ko.

View of Lake Biwa near Kyoto.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 i...

Starting Bid: $800

Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Date: Leiden, 1832-1852


Estats de l'empire du grand seigneurs des turcs. . .

The map represents the Ottoman Empire based on Sanson's 1654 map. The Arabian Peninsula is shown with much detail including towns, villages, mountains and watercourses an...

Starting Bid: $800

Publisher: JAILLOT, H. / MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1692


Tabula Indiae orientalis.

Detailed map of East Indies, the first of three maps of the East Indies that de Wit produced. It extending from Persia to northern Australia including the Philippine arch...

Starting Bid: $800

Publisher: De WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662


L’asie Par P. Duval Geographe ord du Roy.

This fascinating map of Asia covers a wide expanse starting in western Russia and stretching eastward to the island of Hokaido, here labeled as Iesso. Eastern Europe, Ana...

Starting Bid: $800

Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Date: Paris, 1664


China Veterebus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

Decorative map of China, Japan and Korea and the north portion of the Philippines. Also depicting the island of Formosa. The map depicts the eastern part of China (bounde...

Starting Bid: $800

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1636


Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium juxta Recentissimam Delineationem in suas Provincias Disterminatum

A superb and detailed map of China, Korea, Taiwan and southern tip of Japan. Large, ornate decorative, cartouche symbolizing European trade with the East.Comes from M. Se...

Starting Bid: $800

Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Date: Augsburg, 1730


[Phuket - Harbour]

Scarce Japanese chart of Phuket prepared by Daisuke Soejima Daikin and probably the first detailed chart of the region made just after the capture of Thailand by the Japa...

$750 / ≈ €705
Date: Japan, August 1942

1 bid  

Abriß der weltberühmten Statt Ierusalem. . .

A large copper engraving of the city and its surroundings filled with wonderful details: buildings, hills, walls, etc. With long text and explanations below the plan. A v...

Starting Bid: $680

Publisher: LOTTER, T. C.
Date: Augsburg, ca 1750


China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta

Willem and Johan Blaeu's map of China, with Japan and Korea. With the Great Wall forming the northern boundary of China and the fictitious lake Chiamay.Title in a cartouc...

Highest Bid:
$625 / ≈ €588
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1640

1 bid  

Carte géographique contenant le Royaume de Siberie . . .

Very rare and highly detailed map of Siberia subdivided in three provinces, namely Tobolsk, Jenissejesk, Irkutsk, and outer parts of the Tartary. In upper right corner in...

Starting Bid: $600

BidAsk spread:
$700 - $800

Publisher: LOTTER, T.C.
Date: Augsburg, 1770- 1780


Hierosolymia, Clarissima totius Orientis civitas. . .

Two bird's eye perspectives on one sheet. The left plan shows ancient Jerusalem at the time of Christ.A contemporary view of Jerusalem appears to the right with an attrac...

Starting Bid: $600

Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Date: Cologne, 1582


Cyprus Insula / Candia, Olim Creta.

Two maps on one sheet. Copper engraving illustrating Cyprus and Crete, with Latin text on verso. From 1584 onwards editions of the Ortelius atlas no longer included this ...

Starting Bid: $600

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1575


Exactissima Asiae Delineatio in Praecipuas Regiones Caerterasque Partes divisa et denuo in lucem edita . . .

Attractive and very detailed map of the Asian continent and East Indies, derived from Frederick de Wit’s map. The extent of European knowledge of the region is depicted...

Starting Bid: $560

Publisher: DANCKERTS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1690


Calechut Celeberri mum Indiae Emporium/ Ormus/ Canonor, St.Georgii.

Four panoramic town-views on one sheet: The upper approximately two-thirds of this double page sheet contains a fine panoramic view of Calicut which is on the west coast ...

Highest Bid:
$550 / ≈ €517
Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Date: Cologne, 1580

2 bids  

Tartariae Sinensis mappa geographica ex Tabulis specialibus RRPP Iesuitarun nec non Relationibus R.P. Gerbillon / per Dom d'Anville, . . . primum A° 1732 nunc se Nunc secundum LL. projectionis . . . descripta per Tobiam Mayer

A very attractive map of Korea and Manchuria on the mainland and two islands of 'Ezo' and Sakhalin, prepared by Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782) and Johann...

Starting Bid: $500

BidAsk spread:
$600 - $750

Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, 1749


China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

Fine map of China, based on the first of Blaeu's maps of China. In the west by the Great Wall is shown, among Taiwan is named Pakan al I. Formosa, although Tayoan is name...

Starting Bid: $500

Publisher: MERIAN, M.
Date: Frankfurt am Main, 1638


Terra Sancta que in Sacris Terra Promissionis ol: Palestina

This map of Palestine extending from the Lebanon mountains to the Dead Sea is based on the large map by P.Laicksteen and Chr.'s-Grooten in the latter part of the sixteent...

Highest Bid:
$500 / ≈ €470
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

1 bid