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(Lübeck) Lvbeca vrbs. imperialis libera. civitatvm. Wandalicarvm. . . .

Impressive more than 3 meters wide panoramic town view after a woodblock engraving from Elias Diebel, initially made in 1552. Of this original woodblock, Bachmann mention...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: DIEBEL, E. after
Place & Date: Germany, c. 1855

 


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

 


A fan combines views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (left), China, ca 1850-1860.

The fan shows nice images of Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 39 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are heightened in...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


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 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: NGO - TRINH
Place & Date: Saigon, 1948

 


A fine bronze cannon.

Cannon built up of two truncated conusses, differing in size, the steps marked by mouldings shaped as flat bands preceded by ogees: base ring similar; breech with ogee-sh...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: V.O.C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1755

 


[Original Chinese advertising poster for Gande, Price & Co., Ltd. Hong Kong]

Original vintage Chinese poster for "GANDE, PRICE & CO. LTD., based in Hong Kong, promoting Haig Whisky (from Scotland), Moet & Chandon, Taylor’s London Dr...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ASIATIC LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PRESS
Place & Date: Shanghai, 1934

 


Lo Stati Presente di Tutti i Paesi e Popoli del Mondo..

This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book include...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1734

 


Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute.

An explicit scene of a Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute featuring a gray-bearded westerner coupling with a courtesan. The woman protests that she doesn't understand wha...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CHOKOSAI EISHO
Place & Date: Late Edo, 1790

 


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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: HIMELY, S.
Place & Date: Paris, Finot, 1835

 


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