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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

 


[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 


Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 


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

 


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

 


[Complete set of maps of Japan] Imperium Japonicum Per Regiones Digestum Sex et Sexaginta Atque Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum Ab Hadriano Relando.

Complete set of 11 maps Reland's map of Japan, the first map to use Sino-Japanese characters on a European printed map and represents a radical departure from prior Europ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Carta terza Generale del' Asia.

Rare first state of this important chart showing part of the north coast of New Guinea and islands of the Pacific Ocean. To the north of Japan the landmass of Isola di Ie...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646

 


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

 


SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu.

Settsu Meisho Zue was printed in two series of 8 and 4 volumes. The principal illustrator was Takehara Shunchosai, but many illustrations in the 4 volumes supplement are ...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai
Place & Date: Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798

 


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

 


Japan (poster signed by Georges Mathieu)

Dedicated "Pour Benijs Boulanger" and signed "Georges Mathieu", in black marker. Decorative poster advertising flights to Japan made by Georges Mathie...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: MATHIEU, G. / AIR France
Place & Date: Paris, 1967

 


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 Isles du Japon Sequels est remarque la Route..

This uncommon map of Japan, a reduced version of his larger map, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said t...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Paris / Amsterdam, 1679

 


'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

 


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