Blader # Kavels in Asia

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[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 / ≈ €233082
Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 


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 / ≈ €46616
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 


Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch...

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mens...

$32000 / ≈ €29835
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 


CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]

The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the m...

$30000 / ≈ €27970
Publisher: Anonymous
Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 


NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe showing the "Gulf of Corea". On an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs ter...

$25000 / ≈ €23308
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Date: London, January 1, 1867

 


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 / ≈ €23308
Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
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 / ≈ €17714
Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 


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 to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €16782
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 


Carta prima Generale dell' Asia.

FIRST STATE of Robert Dudley's general chart of the Persian Gulf, going east through India to the southeastern coast of China showing Macau and the area of present-day Ho...

$17500 / ≈ €16316
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646

 


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...

$15000 / ≈ €13985
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 


Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, incl...

$15000 / ≈ €13985
Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 


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 / ≈ €13985
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 


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 / ≈ €11188
Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
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 / ≈ €8391
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 


Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.

A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier. The ornate design on the top of the title is a tugh...

$8000 / ≈ €7459
Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 


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 / ≈ €6992
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 


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 / ≈ €6992
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
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 / ≈ €6526
Publisher: SPEED, J.
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 / ≈ €5594
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
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 / ≈ €5594
Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 


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 / ≈ €5594
Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 


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 / ≈ €5128
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 


Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance.

Very scarce - Only for the British Parliament and the British Crown printed - and not for the trade! Accounts about the Korean country during the time span of the last th...

$5500 / ≈ €5128
Publisher: FOREIGN OFFICE
Date: London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906

 


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 / ≈ €5128
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


Ch'onha chido.[Atlas of all under Heaven]

A late 18th century Ch'onha chido atlas with 13 woodblock maps showing the World, China, Korea, Japan, Okinawa, and the 8 provinces. The seas are in black.

$5500 / ≈ €5128
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Korea, ca. 1760

 


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 / ≈ €4848
Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 


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 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Date: Paris 1679

 


Quinta Asie Tabvla.

Woodblock map of Persia from Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy,  a landmark work that contributed to major advances in both Renaissance geography and map p...

$5000 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Date: Strasbourg, J. Schott, 1513

 


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 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: SUHARAYA MOHE
Date: Edo, ca. 1803

 


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 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: HALL,B.
Date: London, 1818

 


Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

$5000 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635

 


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 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, 1745

 


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 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 


[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...

$5000 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 


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 / ≈ €4662
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


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 / ≈ €4195
Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1682

 


Ch'onha chido. [Atlas of all under Heaven]

A late 18th century Ch'onha chido atlas with 10 woodblock maps showing the World, China and the 8 province maps of Korea, bound into thicker mulberry paper covers. One ma...

$4500 / ≈ €4195
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Korea, ca. 1780

 


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 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Date: Paris, ca.1750

 


Terra Promissions.

A beautifully executed and very rare map of the Promised Land, divided into the 12 Tribes. The shore line runs in north-southwesterly direction from Sidon as far as Pelus...

$4000 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Date: Paris, c.1655

 


Insulae Indiae Orientalis.

One of the most decorative maps of the Indonesian Archipelago, centered on the Philippines, Malaya and further India. Ships in the sea and a beautiful title cartouche add...

$4000 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1607-1608

 


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 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, Jean-François Robustel, 1745

 


A Map of the Environs of Constantinople Drawn from a great number of accurate astronomical & geographical manuscripts and printed documents, by A. Arrowsmith 1801 and 1804.

Arrowsmith’s large and detailed map of the Ottoman Empire and the Black Sea, with Cyprus, Crete and the Greek Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Albania, Bosnia and Herz...

$4000 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: ARROWSMITH,A.
Date: London, No.10 Soho Square, 4th September 1804

 


Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.

Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Thiscartographical curiosity, double page copper engraved map, was published in Heinrich Bünting's “Itinerarium Sacrae Scrip...

$4000 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, 1640

 


Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.

This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an int...

$4000 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 


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,...

$4000 / ≈ €3729
Publisher: LAUNAY, Adrien
Date: Lille, 1890

 


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 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Asia recens summa cura delineata.

This is the rare early issue with decorative paneled borders. In upper border views and plans of Famagusta, Rhodos, Damascus, Jerusalem, Aden and Ormus. Originally engrav...

$3500 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1632

 


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 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
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 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: BAIKO-DO.
Date: Nagasaki, 1801

 


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 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 


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 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai
Date: Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798

 


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 / ≈ €3263
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1691

 


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 / ≈ €3030
Publisher: LETI, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1681

 


[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 / ≈ €2797
Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 


Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Vallin. . .

This is the original hand-drawn map by Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun of "Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Wallin",...

$3000 / ≈ €2797
Publisher: MALTE-BRUN, V.A.
Date: Paris, November 1855

 


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 / ≈ €2797
Publisher: KIRCHNER, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 


Arabia.

A handsome map of the Arabian Peninsula drawn on a large scale on which the three classical divisions are shown with some urban centers and topographical features. A cert...

$3000 / ≈ €2797
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 


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 / ≈ €2611
Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Date: The Hague, 1737

 


Peregrinations divi Pauli Tyrus Corographicus. . .

A beautifully executed and very rare map showing the peregrinations of St. Paul in the Eastern Mediterranean. The Mediterranean is ornated with two ships and two sea mons...

$2750 / ≈ €2564
Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Date: Paris, ca. 1640

 


Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . .

An early issue of this important book by Johann Wolfgang Heydt's describing the Dutch factories, settlements and stations at the hands of the Dutch East India Company in ...

$2750 / ≈ €2564
Publisher: HEYDT, J. W.
Date: Wilhermsdorf, Tetscher u. Nürnberg, Homanns Erben, 1744

 


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 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 


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 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1692

 


Mer de Chine - Detroit De Singapour Partie Comprise Entre Singaour et Le Dett. De Malacca d'apres les travaux du Commr. J.W. Reed de la Marine Royale d'Angleterr, ...

A detailed chart of Singapore Strait, drawn from an English Chart by J.W. Reed, who surveyed Singapore and environs between 1865 and 1869, aboard the H.M.S. Rifleman.The ...

$2500 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: DEPOT DE LA MARINE.
Date: Paris, 1873

 


Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra..

Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore. North is orientated to the left of the page. Singapore is probably id...

$2500 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 


Indie moet vrij vecht ervoor.

War propaganda poster by Patrick (Pat) Cokayne Keely, distributed in the liberated South of the Netherlands, this poster concerned the Japanese occupation of Indonesia an...

$2500 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: KEELEY, P.
Date: London, J.Haworth / Brother Ltd, 1944

 


Plan commercial de la Région Saïgon-Cholon.

Decorative publicity plan of Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon and Cholon, prepared by Ngo-Trinh, surrounded by advertisements of local stores. Th...

$2500 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: NGO - TRINH
Date: Saigon, 1948

 


Karte von den Kusten von Arabien . . .

Manuscript map of Arabia. A close copy of Bellin's map of the Arabian Peninsula. In the lower right margin "Tom A, vol V."A title cartouche in the lower left co...

$2500 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Germany, ca. 1760

 


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 / ≈ €2331
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1721

 


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 / ≈ €2238
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1603

 


De golf van Bengalen.

Rare chart of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and a system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names. The pl...

$2300 / ≈ €2144
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, after 1669-1712

 


.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 


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 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


[Taprobana - Sri Lanka]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Ceylon prepared Martin Waldseemüller.Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "P...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 


Japonia Regnum.

It is the first map to correctly show Korea as a peninsula. The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. Thi...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655 - 1720

 


Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV.

Large, decorative view of the city of Constantinople, with legend across the bottom. It is beautifully engraved with quaint scenes of everyday life, including hunters wit...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: MERIAN, M.
Date: Frankfurt, 1635

 


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 par...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 


Le Royaume de Siam avec Les Royaumes Qui Luy sont Tributaries & c. / La Royaume de Siam avec les royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires, et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. . . [two sheet map]

Influential map of Southeast Asia and the East Indies including modern day Thailand, southern Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Ottens inc...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: OTTENS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1710

 


[East Asia]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of East Asia and centered on Amenia, prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map fr...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 


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 r...

$2200 / ≈ €2051
Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1683-1688

 


La Penisola delle Indie di la' dal Gange con parte delle Isole della Sonda delineate sulle ultima osservazioni.

First edition on laid paper. Cassini’s splendid early map of Indochina, from Bangladesh in the west to central Borneo in the east, and southern China in the north, to B...

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Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Date: Rome, 1797