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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...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / 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 / ≈ €1684
Maker / 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 / ≈ €2246
Maker / 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 / ≈ €1310
Maker / 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 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: THOMSON, J.
Place & Date: Edinburgh, 1816

 


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 for f...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / 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 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Shinkan Nagasaki no Dzu.

The oldest of these so-called Nagasaki pictures (Nagasaki-zu) were two panoramic prints by the artist Chikujuken that served as guides to the city of Nagasaki for visitor...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: BAIKO-DO.
Place & Date: Nagasaki, 1801

 


'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 / ≈ €281
Maker / 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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 


Ambassades mémorables de la Compagnie des Indes orientales des Provinces Unies vers les empereurs du Japon.

First edition in French of this important work on Japan, a work whose illustrations "represent a high-water mark in book illustrations of the 17th century" (Lac...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: HALL,B.
Place & Date: London, 1818

 


Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €46786
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 


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 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: PROBST, G.B.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1734

 


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

Some cities existed along the western coast of the Arabian peninsula, where they served as entrepots for transcontinental trade between Europe and Asia. Mecca, founded by...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Simori.

Portrait of Simori.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 in 1823 at ...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1832-1852

 


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 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & 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 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: India? c.1750

 


Kancheu.

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

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & 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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: LUCHTMANS, S.
Place & 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 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1692

 


Carte du Katay ou Empire de Kin. . .

The map is of interest for the use of Mer de Corée, for the sea between Korea and Japan .Fine map of Korea and China's Yellow Sea. Complete title in top: Carte du Katay ...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1750

 


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 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €262
Maker / Publisher: MONDHARE
Place & 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...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Place & 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 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & 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 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: DU VAL, P.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1796

 


Bunken Edo oezu. [Tokyo]

Based on map by Ochikochi Doin. Oriented with north to the right. An extraordinary wood block-printed town-plan now-a-day Tokyo, and a fine example of Edo cartography. Th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SUHARAYA MOHE
Place & Date: Edo, ca. 1803

 


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 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Place & 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 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & 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...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VON REILLY, F.J.J.
Place & 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. Fal...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis.
Place & 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 information of greatest inter...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DUBERTRET, Louis. / HEYBROCK, Friso.
Place & Date: Liban, Service geographique des F.F.L., 1945.