Browse Listings in Asia

252 listings found. Showing results 1 to 40
Descriptio Arabie / Arabia.

A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower right corner.First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the m...

$450 / ≈ €410

Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606

 

Vue d'une Rue Nanking.

A well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Augsburg. After a design by P.van Blankaert.In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular sp...

$400 / ≈ €364

Publisher: PROBST,G.B.
Date: Augsburg 1760

 

Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China...

A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the ...

$3500 / ≈ €3189

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1691

 

Atlas des Missions de la Société des Missions-Étrangères. . .

This scarce atlas contains maps showing the locations of the Catholic missions belonging to the Société des Missions Étrangères in Asia. It covers India, Burma, Siam,...

$3500 / ≈ €3189

Publisher: LAUNAY, Adrien
Date: Lille, 1890

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis. . .

The first printed map of China. It is signed by Ludovico Georgio, whose real name was Luis Jorge de Barbuda. He was a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and besides that a sp...

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

Pacific Stars and Strips Map of the War.

A detailed map of the Korean War. Several silhouetted flying military aircraft are shown in formation. The map shows the Korean Peninsula from its northern border with Ru...

$600 / ≈ €547

Publisher: THE PACIFIC STARS AND STRIPES.
Date: America, 1953

 

A new & accurate map of Asia, drawn from the most approved Modern Maps & Charts.

An excellent engraving of Asia. The map renders the entire continent in excellent detail with mountains, rivers, lake and forests. The map is of interest for the use of S...

$200 / ≈ €182

Publisher: BOWEN, Thomas.
Date: London, ca 1771

 

Indie moet vrij vecht ervoor.

War propaganda poster by Patrick (Pat) Cokayne Keely, who died in 1970, was a British graphic artist known for his Second World War posters for the Ministry of Informatio...

$2000 / ≈ €1822

Publisher: KEELEY, P.
Date: London, J.Haworth / Brother Ltd, 1944

 

The East Part of India, or India beyond the R. Ganges.

Herman Moll's map of those Asian countries to be found east of the River Ganges, including Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, southern most China, Malaysia, Sumatr...

$400 / ≈ €364

Publisher: MOLL, Herman.
Date: London, ca 1750

 

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 23726, hand signed by several company officials.Engraved by Fernando Selma (1752-1810) after...

$1750 / ≈ €1594

Publisher: REAL COMPANIA DE FILIPINAS
Date: Spain, 1785

 

Carte de la Tartarie Orientale pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites...

This map covers the eastern part of Tartary with part of present-day Manchuria and Sakhalin Island. The map was based primarily on Jesuit and English sources and is parti...

$80 / ≈ €73

Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Date: Paris, 1750

 

内務省地理局 (Administratif atlas of the Empire of Japan.)

Atlas of Japan published by the Home Ministry shortly after the start of Meiji period. The atlas contains 16 double page maps, with the border in original out line colors...

$650 / ≈ €592

Publisher: Home Ministry (内務省, Naimu-shō)
Date: Tokyo, Meiji 14 or 1881

 

Waere Affbeeldinge Wegens het Casteel ende Stadt BATAVIA Gelegen opt Groot Eylant Java.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$2500 / ≈ €2278

Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1721

 

The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka.

The narta, or Sledge for burdens in Kamtschatka, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while ...

$1750 / ≈ €1594

Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 

View in the island of Cracatoa.

Early view of the volcano Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau), on the Indonesian island of Rakata in the Sunda Strait, taken from "Views in the South Seas" bei...

$1000 / ≈ €911

Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 

The Fan palm, in the island of Cracatoa.

The Fan palm, on the island of Krakatoa (Indonesian name: Krakatau), in the Sunda Strait, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early ...

$800 / ≈ €729

Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 

Constantinople ville de Romanie et capitale de l'Empire des Turcs.

A very decorative and extremely rare of Istanbul, including a numbered legend in lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline and first ...

$4000 / ≈ €3644

Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Date: Paris, ca.1750

 

A newe mape of Tartary.

Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of...

$2000 / ≈ €1822

Publisher: SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.
Date: London, 1627

 

Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

A rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Latin, Dutch and French and a numbered key 1-29 to the principal...

$5200 / ≈ €4738

Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 

Isole dell'Indie. . .

A beautiful and flamboyantly engraved large-scale map of the East Indies, including the Malay Peninsula, Cambodia, the Philippines and all of Indonesia and the Spice Isla...

$2100 / ≈ €1913

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1696

 

XIX. Venatio Elephantum in Pegu. [How elephants are caught in Pegu]

How elephants are caught in Pegu. The king of Pegu had a particular method of transporting elephants. He had a great enclosure built of strong wooden posts, with a trap-d...

$130 / ≈ €118

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret.

Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The ...

$6000 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 

Province de Fo-Kien. [Includes West Coast of Taiwan]

Important map of Fujian Province, showing the east coast of China and the west coast of Taiwan. It shows that for the Manchu Qing, only the western half of Formosa was co...

$1000 / ≈ €911

Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

[Map of Palestine ]

Map of Palestine from "La Mer des Hystoires" published by Dupré, Paris, 1536 "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "...

$3000 / ≈ €2733

Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 

Quella Tavola E l'Antica Siria ch'Era destinta in dodici . . .

Very rare view of Holy Land published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da G...

$500 / ≈ €456

Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 

Map of Formosa. My hunting place.

An unusual hand drawn map of Formosa with an inset plan ‘My hunting place’. The map has the major cities marked in red ink and was made during Japanese occupation. Th...

$125 / ≈ €114

Publisher: YANO, Y.
Date: Chiayi, Formosa, ca. 1940

 

A Map and Chart of Arabia, the Red Sea, & Persian Gulf, drawn from the Chart of the Eastern Ocean, Publish'd in 1740, by Order of ye Count de Maruepas, improv'd from particular Surveys, and regulated by Astronomical Observations.

A small but unusual map of the Arabian Peninsular, engraved by G. Child for 'The universal traveller: or, A compleat description of the several nations of the world', by ...

$400 / ≈ €364

Publisher: CHILD, G.
Date: London, Th. Salmon, 1752-1753

 

Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$3250 / ≈ €2961

Publisher: LETI, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1681

 

Der Hollaendisch-Ostindianischen Compagnie Weltberühmte Haupt - Handels und Niederlags stadt BATAVIA..

Very fine decorative plan of Batavia showing the City and its immediate environs, the surrounding rice fields intersected by a network of waterways, canals and outlying f...

$2200 / ≈ €2004

Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Date: Nuremberg, 1733

 

Pecheli, Xansi, Xantung, Honan, Nanking, In plaga Regni Sinensis. . .

A map of the northern provinces of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini, depicting of Hebei (Pecheli), Shanxi (Xansi), Shandong (Xantung), Henan (Honan), and Jangsu (Na...

$1500 / ≈ €1367

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

 

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 / ≈ €1367

Publisher: HIMELY, S.
Date: Paris, Finot, 1835

 

Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy in Ceylon.)

Uncommon early view of the city of Kandy, in the center of Ceylon –now Sri Lanka-, shown from above, intricately engraved; it shows a fortification at the center of the...

$700 / ≈ €638

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

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

 

Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

$18000 / ≈ €16400

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

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

 

Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X. Ex Stirpe Ottomannicae.

The engraving depicts a half length oval portrait of "Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X", signed lower right corner N. de Cleck". Nicolaes de Clerck (de kler...

$30 / ≈ €27

Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

Nouvelle carte des mers comprises entre le détroit de Banca et P°. Timon avec la partie orientale du détroit de Malacca.

Important French chart of the tip of Malaysia with Singapore. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas...

$5000 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, 1745

 

Carte des Trois Arabies. Tiree en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en Partie de Divers autres Autheurs. . .

Rare map of the Arabian Peninsula, first published in 1654 and one of the first large maps focused specifically on the Arabian Peninsula. Sanson's map of the Arabian Peni...

$1500 / ≈ €1367

Publisher: SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.
Date: Paris, 1654

 

Philippines Islands.

Pictorial map of Philippines Islands, from the famous illustrator, Ruth Taylor White and published in "Our USA: A Gay Geography".Ruth Taylor White was among the...

$250 / ≈ €228

Publisher: WHITE, R. T.
Date: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1935

 

[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

$250000 / ≈ €227772

Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743