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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

 


Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

Extremely rare panoramic view of Venice and neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torcello and Mazorbo), clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surroundi...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1646

 


Profil de la renomée ville et port d'Emstredam cappitalle des estats de Hollande.

Extremely rare panoramic town-view of Amsterdam seen from the river IJ.Exceptional bright, sharp example.The print is skillful copy of the print of Matthieu Merian, now w...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1647

 


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

 


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

 


Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton]

Charming 18th water color on paper depicting The Dutch "Folly Fort" off Canton. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.Forts were built in several pla...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Canton?, c.1750

 


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

 


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

 


[ 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

 


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

 


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

 


(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

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place & Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 


[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

 


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