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Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$95000 / ≈ €88893
Maker / Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Place & Date: China, ca 1862

 


Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, and publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong K...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place & Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 


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...

$19000 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 


[ Hong Kong / Canton ] Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching to Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in the 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Ke...

$12500 / ≈ €11696
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 


Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise . . . du Thibet, & de la Coree. . .

Without the separately published atlas. Lacking 2 plates in vol.2 (Obseques at p.149 and Gin seng at p.180), one plate torn without a loss (vol.1, p.230), d4 vol.1 with a...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 


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

 


Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)

The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait K...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1695

 


The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584

 


Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China].

Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edit...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Place & Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 


Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .

Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.Jan Nieuhof was a "Dutch traveler and adventurer" (1618-72)...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 


A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau.

The fan shows nice images of Macau, Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 45 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are height...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


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...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)

Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri"...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienne, 1541

 


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

 


Carte de la coste orientale de la Chine depuis Amoy, jusqu'à Chusan avec une partie de l'Isle Formose [with] Plan du port d'Amoy ou Emouy.

Important French chart of the China Sea with the coast of Northern China, including a large depiction of Formosa.Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, Jean-François Robustel, 1745

 


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 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1691

 


Runde Strasse in Peking.

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene in Peking. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born ...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place & Date: Germany, 1882

 


La Chine d'Athanase Kirchere de la compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes et de quantité de recherches de la nature. . .

Athanasius Kircher, S.J., (1601 or 1602-1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar who published around 40 works, most notably in the fields of oriental studies, geol...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: KIRCHER, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 


Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . .

With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. Very detailed map of China, Tibet and Korea.Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French c...

$2800 / ≈ €2620
Maker / Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, 1737

 


Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]

Finely executed watercolor made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The watercolor is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place & Date: Germany, 1882

 


Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.

A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaonin...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 


Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.

A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaonin...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


[India and China]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of India and China prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published ...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place & Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 


Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street]

Finely executed watercolor made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene at "Pirate Street" in Hong Kong. The watercolor is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place & Date: Germany, 1882

 


China Veteribus Sinarum Regio.

Based on Jesuit surveys, the map represents the next major revision in the cartography of China after Ortelius' 1584 map. Korea, however, is still an island, and Japan co...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 


Plan de la rade de Macao (chine) Levé d'après les ordres mr. Rocquemaurel.

Very detailed chart of Macao and several of the surrounding Islands, and features numerous depth soundings throughout. Prepared by captain, Gaston de Rocquemaurel. Logo o...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE
Place & Date: Paris, c.1856 / 1863

 


Chungguk-do

Chungguk-do [Map of China] taken from a Korean printed Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] which is a 19th century version of the traditional Korean atlas produce...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Korea, ca. 1820

 


A Map and History of Peiping; formerly known as Peking; capital of provinces, princedoms and kingdoms since 1121 B.C. . .

The uncommon second edition of this very decorative and informative pictorial map of Beijing and surrounding areas whimsically illustrates the Forbidden City, essential e...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: DORN, F.
Place & Date: The Peiyang Press, Ltd. Tientsin-Peiping, 1936

 


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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


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

 


A chart of the China Sea inscribed to Monsr. D'APRES de MANNEVILLETTE .. To A.Dalrymple.

Most important milestone chart is based upon the surveys made from navigational surveys by Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808]. He was the first hydrographer of the British A...

$1250 / ≈ €1170
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE / DALRYMPLE, A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca 1775

 


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

 


Fokien Imperii Sinarum Provincia undecima.

The province of Fokien lies opposite Taiwan and south of the region described in the above map. The coast is shown from Wen-zhou in the north to Fu-zhou and as far south ...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 


L'Empire de la Chine. . .

Detailed map of China, Korea and Taiwan. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative o...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Place & Date: Paris, dated 1750

 


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

 


Hong Kong.

Decorative poster advertising flights to Hong Kong made by Georges Mathieu. The poster is one of a series of 15 composed of posters of Greece, Israel, Germany, Great Bri...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: MATHIEU, G. / AIR France
Place & Date: Paris, 1967

 


Iunan, Queichev, e Quangsi Provincie della Cina. . .

A beautiful map depicting the area of Beijing with decorative title cartouche and scale cartouche. Information about the area at the top of the map.The remarkable Vincenz...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1690