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[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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

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 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 

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 ...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

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 second state with "Las Philipinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When thi...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1592

 

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...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

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...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis.

A Chinese vessel from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From Part II, PAR...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

A Parade of Noblemen in China.

This famous and desirable scene from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. Fr...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Punishment of China.

The Chinese way of a punishment from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. Fr...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Punishment of a criminal in China.

Punishment of a criminal in China from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. ...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Feast of China.

A scene of a Chinese dinner feast from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. ...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Funeral in China.

A scene of a funeral in China from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

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...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1608

 

Chinensium in Bantam Superstitio et idololatria. 18. ( How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam)

How the Chinese worship their idols in Bantam. As can be seen here, the Chinese worship their idol, which takes the form of a devil. They lay offerings of fruit on an alt...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

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. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.The map is based on a manu...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1608 /1612

 

China.

Small map illustrating China with the Great Wall and Korea as an island, surrounded by text in Dutch.Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

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...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1626

 

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 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

Fine map of China, based on the first of Blaeu's maps of China. In the west by the Great Wall is shown, among Taiwan is named Pakan al I. Formosa, although Tayoan is name...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: MERIAN, M.
Date: Frankfurt am Main, 1638

 

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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

China Veteribus Sinarum Regio.

This was the first of Blaeu's maps of China. In 1655 he was to publish the famous map of Father Martini, with many of the earlier inaccuracies present on this map correct...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1644

 

La Chine Royaume. . .

An important and attractive French map of the whole of China, the northern tip of the Philippines, with a strangely curved Korea and an under-sized Taiwan here called &qu...

$2600 / ≈ €2600
Publisher: SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.
Date: Paris, 1656

 

La Chine Royaume. . .

An important and attractive French map of the whole of China, northern tip of the Philippines, with a strangely curved Korea and an under-sized Taiwan here called "Y...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.
Date: Paris, 1656

 

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 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 

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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 

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 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

La Chine.

Rare map of China, Korea (as an island) and Japan, published by Jollain in 1667. In upper right corner part of North America. Published in "Trésor Des Cartes Geogra...

$400 / ≈ €400
Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, 1667

 

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 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

Peking.

Fine panoramic view of Peking. From Olfert Dapper mission to China, 1662-1663. Printed by Jacob van Meurs, title of the book: Gedenckwaerdig bedrijf der Nederlandsche Oos...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: MEURS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

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 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: KIRCHNER, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

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 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1682

 

Royaume de la Chine. . .

Detailed map of China. Engraved by A.Winter. Attractive miniature map, depicting Korea as an island and parts of Japan, i.e. western part of Honshu and Kyushu.

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: SANSON, N.
Date: Utrecht, 1683

 

La Reine de la chine.

Very rare and decorative costume plate. In the background : Palais Royal Peking. Beneath the plate a descriptive text about the Queen of China.Bears the address : Se vend...

$500 / ≈ €500
Publisher: JOLLAIN, F.
Date: Paris, ca. 1685

 

Paradigma XV Provinciarum et CLV Urbium Capitalium Sinensis Imperij Cum Templis quae Cruce X Signatur Et Domiciliis S.I.

First edition of this rare Jesuit map of China, published by Jean Baptiste Nolin in Paris and based on Philippe Couplet's map of 1686. The map shows China's 15 provinces ...

$2400 / ≈ €2400
Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Date: Paris, 1686

 

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 / ≈ €900
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1690

 

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 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1691

 

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 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

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 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1695

 

Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio.

Interesting map of China, shows the Great Wall, Macao and the Island of Formosa. From Philipp Clüver's famous Introductionis in Universam geographicam, first published i...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: CLUVER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1697

 

Chine.

RARE miniature map of China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan. The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer Orientale&quo...

$225 / ≈ €225
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. (after)
Date: Paris, ca. 1700

 

La Chine.

A charming small map of China, Taiwan, Philippines, Korea and Kyushu (Japan). By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well traveled military engineer and geographer who ...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Date: Paris, 1720

 

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 / ≈ €900
Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

La Chine avec La Corée et les parties de la Tartarie les plus voisines..

Fine map of China, Korea and Taiwan (named as Tayouan ou Formose I.). Prepared after Jesuit sources from 1708-1717.The map is of interest for the use of Kao-Liqoue ou Roy...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Date: Paris, 1720

 

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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 

Succession Des Empereurs De la Chine divisée en XXII. Familles.

Showing successions of the Emperors of China divided into 22 families, copper engraved plate from "Atlas Historique". Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Description d'un des plus fameux temples des Chinois..

This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.Divided in 3 panels, respectively showing the most important gods in the Chinese deities ...

$175 / ≈ €175
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 

La Chine.

The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Japan / East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer Orientale".This small Italian map of China, Kor...

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: REDOLFI, P.
Date: Venice, c.1722

 

Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao.

A fine view of the city of Macao from Lappa Island showing in schematic blocks the structure of the town. With European vessels and junks in the surrounding water. With n...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1724

 

De Stad Macao.

A fine view of the city of Macao from Lappa Island showing the defenses, the forts, churches and convents: including Fort de Baare, Bon Parto, Fort St Paulo (Monte Fort)....

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1724

 

Embouchure de la rivière de Chincheo à la Chine.

This map is a view of Quanzhou Bay. Quanzhou was established in 718 during the Tang Dynasty (618–907). In those days, Guangzhou was China's greatest seaport, but this s...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Date: Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725

 

Palais de Lamthau à la Chine.

View of a Mandarin's Palace at Lantau Island, showing the palace wall, 3 gates and guards in the inner palace where the Mandarin meets with the officers.. Tome 3 Page 392...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725

 

Idolle des Chinois.

Print of a Chinese divinity. Tome 3 Page 377 in upper left corner. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The ...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: RENNEVILLE De, C.
Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725

 

Jonques de la Chine.

A depiction of two Chinese junks. Tome 3 Page 377. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translati...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: RENNEVILLE De, C.
Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725

 

Habillemens d'hommes et de femmes de diverses provinces de la Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce païs là.

In top a view of a bridge in Xensi Province bordered by eleven examples of Chinese dress from different provinces. Showing various people in their typical dress including...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 

Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais..

This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates.Divided in 3 panels, showing examples of costumes of Chinese ladies and those of the king...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1728

 

La Chine suivant les nouvelles observations...

Uncommon edition of this map of China. From Le Nouveau Theatre du Monde, ou la Geographie Royale.Curious shape of South Korea.

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: AA, P. van der
Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 

A large draught of the North part of CHINA. Shewing all the passages and chanells into the harbour of CHUSAN. / To the honourable the court of mannagers for the UNITED TRADE to the EAST INDIES.

A very fine sea chart of China's Zhejiang Province, from the celebrated Third Book of 'The English Pilot'This elegant and large captures China's modern day Zhejiang prov...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: THORNTON, J.
Date: London, William Mount & Thomas Page, 1734

 

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 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: TIRION, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1734

 

Carte de la province de Tche kiang 浙江 [Zhejiang]

D'Anville's highly detailed map of Tche Kiang (Zhejiang) province from du Halde's "Description geographique historique...de l'Empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie Ch...

$350 / ≈ €350
Publisher: ANVILLE d', J.B.B.
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Koei-Tcheou. [Koei-tcheou 贵州 [Guizhou] province.]

Important map of Koei-tcheou 贵州 [Guizhou]. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiserie ornamentation, engraved by Gu...

$350 / ≈ €350
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Pe-Tche-Li. [Pe-tche-li [Beizhili] 北直隶 [= 河北] province.]

Important map of Pe-tche-li [Beizhili] 北直隶 [= 河北]. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo ...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Kiang-Si. [Jiangxi 江西 province.]

Important map of Jiangxi 江西 province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiserie ornamentation, engraved by Guélar...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Fo-Kien.

Important map of Fujian Province, showing the east coast of China and the west coast of Taiwan. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiseri...

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Tche Kiang. [Tche kiang 浙江 [Zhejiang] province.]

D'Anville's highly detailed map of Tche kiang 浙江 [Zhejiang] province from du Halde's "Description geographique historique...de l'Empire de la C...

$400 / ≈ €400
Publisher: ANVILLE d', J-b-b.
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Hou-Quang. [Hou-quang 湖广 [Huguang] province.]

Important map of Hou-quang 湖广 [Huguang] province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by Guélard, the map engraved by F.Baillieu...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Chan-Tong.

Detailed map of Shandong Province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by Guélard, the map by Delahaye, featuring a rabbit and rococo chinoiserie orna...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Chan-Si. [Chan-s 山西i [Shanxi] province.]

Important map of Chan-s 山西i [Shanxi] province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by Guélard, the map by Delahaye. Jean Baptist...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Se-Tchuen. [Se-tchuen 四川 [Sichuan] province.]

Important map of Se-tchuen 四川 [Sichuan] province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by Guélard, the map by Delahaye, featuring...

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Province de Ho-nan. [Honan 河南 ]

Important map of Honan 河南 (Hénán) province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by F.Baillieul Lainé. Jean Baptiste Bourguigno...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Carte du ciel et de la terre qui commencent à se former / Figure du ciel fluide & pur & de la terre fixe & ferme.

Recto and verso text page with two illustrations of the grounding of the sky and earth according to a Chinese philosopher. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-178...

$75 / ≈ €75
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Plan du Ti-tang ou du temple, où l'empereur sacrifie à Chang-ti sous le titre de souverain seigneur de la terre

Nice example of d'Anville's plan of Tien-tang 天堂 [Tiantang] temple, from "Atlas général de la Chine..." prepared by Jesuit missionaries ...

$50 / ≈ €50
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Plan du Tien-tang ou du temple, où l'empereur sacrifie à Chang-ti sous le titre de souverain seigneur de la terre.

Nice example of d'Anville's plan of Tien-tang 天堂 [Tiantang] temple, from "Atlas général de la Chine..."" prepared by Jesuit mission...

$50 / ≈ €50
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Souan pan, ou instrument dont les chinois se servent pour compter.

Text page with a wood block illustration of a souan-pan [suan-p'an] the calculation table used by the Chinese. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French c...

$20 / ≈ €20
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Villes de la province de Petche-li.

5 town plans : Peking (with forbidden town), Yung-ping-fou, Long-men-hien, Yuen-keou/Tching-sse-yu/Si-yang-keou/Hoang-tou-in, Tchin-ting-fou. From "Description geogr...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Carte particulière de l'entrée de Canton - Plan de Quang-tcheou-fou vulgo Canton .

Beautiful detailed map of the entrance to the city of Canton, showing also the cities of Macao and Quanghai, as well as the islands of the bay, including the island of Sh...

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

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 / ≈ €30000
Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

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

These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibl...

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

 

Charlatans qui se mêlent de vendre le vent de la Chine. Dévots mendiants de la Chine et charlatans qui se promènent sur des tigres apprivoisés, . . .

Two fascinating engraving on one sheet depicting Chinese charlatans. Engraved by Bernard Picart. Published in Jean Frederic Bernard's monumental "Cérémonies et cou...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: PICART, B.
Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard c.1736

 

Idole que les chinois appellant, le dieu de l´immortalité, et qu´ils disent presider a leur Fortune. . .

Four fascinating engraving on one sheet depicting Chinese gods. "Idole que les chinois appellant, le dieu de l´immortalité, et qu´ils disent presider a leur Fortu...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: PICART, B.
Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard c.1736