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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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place & 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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place & 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 ...

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

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

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

 


Naves Chinensibus usitatae velis arundineis & anchoris ligneis.

A Chinese vessel. Print taken 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. Fro...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & 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...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & 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...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & 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...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Place & 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 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & 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...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: MERIAN, M.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 


Pecheli sive Peking imperii sinarum provincia prima.

The map of the province of Peking from Joan Blaeu's Novus Atlas Sinensis , the first atlas of China with maps by the hand of the Italian Jesuit Martino Martini. A beautif...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2433
Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 


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

 


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

 


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...

$1600 / ≈ €1497
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 


Quantung Imperii Sinarum Provincia duodecima.

A beautifully engraved map of Southern China covers Hainan, the Pearl River Delta, and Greater Hong Kong.A legend at left identifies cities and towns of various sizes, fo...

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

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Place & 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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: MEURS, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: KIRCHER, A.
Place & 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 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Place & 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 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N.
Place & 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 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: JOLLAIN, F.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2246
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Place & 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 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & 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 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & 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 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & 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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: CLUVER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1697

 


Xantung, e Peking provincie della china. . .

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.To the right the west ...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1698

 


Collection of rubbings with portraits and biographies of famous Chinese philosophers, poets and legendary wise old men.

Collection of portraits and biographies of famous Chinese philosophers, poets and legendary wise old men. All portraits and text are original rubbings from stone tables d...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China or Korea, c. 1701

 


The Modern History, by way of sequel to Mr. Rollin's ancient history. Vol. I. Containing the history of China.

A rare book translated from French and printed for J.& P. Knapton. The volume is divided into a number of parts, covering a general history of China, a description of...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: KNAPTON, J. and P.
Place & Date: London, 1704

 


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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Place & 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 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J./ VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place & 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 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & 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 / ≈ €164
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1720

 


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 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & 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)....

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & 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...

Maker / Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725
Selling price: $110
Sold in 2014

 


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 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Place & 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 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: RENNEVILLE De, C.
Place & 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 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: RENNEVILLE De, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1725

 


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...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: AA, P. van der
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 


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 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...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE d', J.B.B.
Place & 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 Guélard, the map by...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 chinoiserie ornamentation, engraved by Guéla...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Province de Kiang-Si. Jiangxi 江西 province.

An important map of Jiangxi 江西 province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiserie ornamentation, engraved by Guélard. The map itse...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 Chine et de la Tart...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE d', J-b-b.
Place & 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.Baillieul Lainé, featurin...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


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

An important map of Chan-s 山西i [Shanxi] province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by Guélard, the map by Delahaye. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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, features animals, birds, a ...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Province de Ho-nan. [Honan 河南 (Hénán) province]

An important map of Honan 河南 (Hénán) province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by F.Baillieul Lainé. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 ...

Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735
Selling price: $14
Sold in 2017

 


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...

Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735
Selling price: $8
Sold in 2017

 


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 / ≈ €19
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Villes de la province de Petche-li.

Five 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 ge...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Province de Koei-Tcheou.

An important map of Koei-tcheou 贵州 [Guizhou]. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiserie ornamentation engraved by Guélard, the map ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & Date: Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Province d'Yun-Nan.

Important map of Yun-nan 云南 [Yunnan] province. With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche featuring a rococo chinoiserie ornamentation, engraved by Delahaye. Jean B...

$75 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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. . .

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