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Octava Asie Tabvla.

Wood block map of Central Asia and China from Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy, who was a landmark work that contributed to major advances in both Renaissa...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, J. Schott, 1513
Selling price: $4000
Sold in 2018

 


No title. [China and Japan.]

The earliest printed representation of the China and Japan region in a European Atlas. The first issue of this engraving with minor titular amendments appeared in the 152...

$4900 / ≈ €4585
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place & Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535
Selling price: $4900
Sold in 2009

 


No title. [China and Japan.]

The earliest printed representation of the China and Japan region in a European Atlas. The first issue of this engraving with minor titular amendments appeared in the 152...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C./ TRECHSEL,G.
Place & Date: Vienne 1541
Selling price: $1800
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Tabula octava Asiae continet.

Woodblock map illustrating the Ptolemaic concept of the region of ancient Schytia Extra in a trapezoidal projection. Title is on verso.Central Asia and China with the cou...

$180 / ≈ €168
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C./TRECHSEL, G.
Place & Date: Vienne, 1541
Selling price: $180
Sold in 2009

 


[Lot of 17 leaves with maps and views relating to India, Sri Lanka, China, Indonesia]

Seventeen text pages illustrated with wood block prints relating to India, Sri Lanka, China, Indonesia illustrated with animals : elephants, rhinoceros... From the 1552 L...

$51 / ≈ €48
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, 1552
Selling price: $51
Sold in 2022

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$3850 / ≈ €3603
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A.
Place & Date: Antwerp 1584
Selling price: $3850
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Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

Engraved map of China with an elaborate baroque title and scale cartouches, galleons and masted land-vehicles. Latin text on verso.This map, drawn by Ludovicus Georgius (...

$2700 / ≈ €2526
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584
Selling price: $2700
Sold in 2011

 


Chinae Olim Sinarum Regionis Nova Descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China which appeared in a western atlas. From a Latin edition of 1592 (latin text on verso, page 101, last line"moribus exilat...").This map, i...

$3900 / ≈ €3649
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584
Selling price: $3900
Sold in 2017

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

A first state, the first issue of the first map of China to appear in a Western atlas [without "Las Philippinas"; Latin text to verso, the last line starts &quo...

$3900 / ≈ €3649
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584
Selling price: $3900
Sold in 2018

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$5700 / ≈ €5334
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1587
Selling price: $5700
Sold in 2014

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

WITHOUT TEXT ON VERSO. 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...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, ca. 1587
Selling price: $2500
Sold in 2019

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$4300 / ≈ €4024
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1588
Selling price: $4300
Sold in 2015

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

From the rare Dutch text edition of the Theatrum of which according to van den Broecke only 100 copies are printed.The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atla...

$5100 / ≈ €4772
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598
Selling price: $5100
Sold in 2016

 


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...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598
Selling price: $5000
Sold in 2018

 


Tabula Asiae VIII.

The third state of Ruscelli's map of central Asia, based upon Claudius Ptolemy. Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo&quo...

$50 / ≈ €47
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1598
Selling price: $50
Sold in 2018

 


Floating Tea House in China.

This famous and desirable scene from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-1592 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
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2012

 


Transport of China

Scene of a "Chinese" landscape with a wind carriage and the transportation of a noble woman from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here publish...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1599
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2013

 


Mirae Chinensium ceremoniae, quibus in sacris & diuino cultu vtuntur.

A religious scene in China 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...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1599
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2021

 


Quinzai.

Uncommon plan of Quinzai (in China) with its bridges from Francesco Valegio's townbook: Raccolta di le piv illustri et farmose citta di tutto il mondo.

$60 / ≈ €56
Maker / Publisher: VALEGIO,F.
Place & Date: Venice 1600
Selling price: $60
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Quinzai. [Hangzhou]

Uncommon and one of the earliest western prints, showing a bird's eye view of Hangzhou. From Francesco Valegio's townbook: Raccolta di le piv illustri et farmose citta di...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: VALEGIO, F.
Place & Date: Venice, 1600
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2008

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$5400 / ≈ €5053
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1601
Selling price: $5400
Sold in 2010

 


China, Regio Asiae.

This is the miniature version of Ortelius' important map focusing on China. The map is oriented with north to the right and extends to include parts of Indo-China. The Gr...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, ca.1602
Selling price: $250
Sold in 2008

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1603
Selling price: $4500
Sold in 2016

 


China.

An important and decorative map of China, Korea and Japan, decorated with three cartouches, ships, China’s great wall, and sea monsters. It shows also a sail-cart and a...

$1650 / ≈ €1544
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1606
Selling price: $1650
Sold in 2019

 


China.

A miniature map of China. It also shows a portion of western America, Indo-China, the Philippines, Borneo, Japan and Korea. Published by Petrus Bertius in Amsterdam, at t...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1606
Selling price: $200
Sold in 2019

 


AMACAO.

One of the splendid engravings from the Voyages of de Bry, this full double-page view shows the artist's conception of Macao. Macao had quickly became a strategic strongh...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY,Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt 1607
Selling price: $650
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China.

Rare first issue, first state of Hondius' reduced map of China, from Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris. Most notable differences from the second state include the spelling o...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1607
Selling price: $450
Sold in 2013

 


China.

Charming small map of the eastern part of China, oriented with west on top. It includes part of Japan and Korea represented as an island.From the first French-text editio...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1608
Selling price: $350
Sold in 2009

 


Chinae Olim Sinarum Regionis Nova Descriptio auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China to appear in a western atlas by Abraham Ortelius, based on the work of Jorge de Barbuda, a Portuguese Jesuit also known as Ludovicus Georgius. The...

$2550 / ≈ €2386
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS. Abraham,
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1587/1608
Selling price: $2550
Sold in 2020

 


China, regio Asiae.

Miniature map of China, the map is oriented with north to the right and extends into parts of Indo-China, the Philippines and part of Japan. The Great Wall is prominently...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS,A./COIGNET.M.
Place & Date: Antwerp 1609
Selling price: $200
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China.

A miniature map of China, including the islands of Mindanao, Philippines, Borneo, Japan, etc. Title cartouche in the upper left corner.First published in 1598 in his Caer...

$210 / ≈ €197
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES,B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam/Frankfurt 1609
Selling price: $210
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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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$4950 / ≈ €4632
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, (1584) 1612
Selling price: $4950
Sold in 2020

 


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 Philiooinas". When this map appeared, it was by far the mo...

$3300 / ≈ €3088
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598/1612
Selling price: $3300
Sold in 2014

 


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 Philiooinas". When this map appeared, it was by far the mo...

$2700 / ≈ €2526
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598/1612
Selling price: $2700
Sold in 2016

 


China Regio Asie / Von China.

An attractive example of Barent Langenes's map of China and neighbouring countries, which first appeared in the 1598 edition of Langenes's 'Caert-Thresoor'. This example ...

$175 / ≈ €164
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1612
Selling price: $175
Sold in 2020

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598/1613
Selling price: $3500
Sold in 2011

 


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.Japan is shown on a curiou...

$3100 / ≈ €2901
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598/1613
Selling price: $3100
Sold in 2012

 


China.

Important map of China. Besides China, the map depicts Korea as an elongated island and Japan from the Teixeira model of 1595

$2400 / ≈ €2246
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1619
Selling price: $2400
Sold in 2017

 


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...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621
Selling price: $350
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China.

A splendid map of China heightened in gold. Besides China, the map depicts Korea as an elongated island and Japan from the Teixeira model of 1595. Decorated with strapwor...

$3800 / ≈ €3556
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1623
Selling price: $3800
Sold in 2016

 


The kingdome of China..

Speed?s splendidly embellished map of China and Japan. The upper borders illustrate the cities of Macao and Quinzay (Hangchow). Further images depict the curious Chinese ...

$4225 / ≈ €3953
Maker / Publisher: SPEED,J.
Place & Date: London 1626
Selling price: $4225
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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...

$2300 / ≈ €2152
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & Date: London. Bassett & Chiswell, 1626
Selling price: $2300
Sold in 2016

 


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
Selling price: $6000
Sold in 2016

 


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...

$3600 / ≈ €3369
Maker / Publisher: SPEED,J.
Place & Date: London 1627
Selling price: $3600
Sold

 


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...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & Date: London, 1627
Selling price: $4000
Sold in 2008

 


China.

Important map of China. Besides China, the map depicts Korea as an elongated island and Japan from the Teixeira model of 1595. Decorated with strapwork cartouches, a Euro...

$3600 / ≈ €3369
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1630
Selling price: $3600
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China.

An important map of China. Besides China, the map depicts Korea as an elongated island and Japan from the Teixeira model of 1595. Decorated with strapwork cartouches, a E...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630
Selling price: $4500
Sold in 2008

 


China.

Map of China from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Korea is shown as an island...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630
Selling price: $500
Sold in 2018

 


China / Le Royaume de la Chine.

An attractive miniature map of China from a French edition of the 'Atlas Minor' by Jansson.

$120 / ≈ €112
Maker / Publisher: JANSSON, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630
Selling price: $120
Sold in 2020

 


China.

Important map of China. Besides China, the map depicts Korea as an elongated island and Japan from the Teixeira model of 1595. Decorated with strapwork cartouches, a Euro...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1633
Selling price: $3000
Sold in 2013

 


China.

Important map of China. Besides China, the map depicts Korea as an elongated island and Japan from the Teixeira model of 1595. Decorated with strap work cartouches, a Eur...

$2300 / ≈ €2152
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1633
Selling price: $2300
Sold in 2015

 


China.

An attractive map of China from the 1634 Latin edition of Mercator's Atlas minor, published by Jan Janssonius. During the production of Mercator's large-format atlas, Hon...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1634
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2020

 


China.

Scarce English version of Hondius’ smaller map of China set in a page of text.

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / SPARKES, M.
Place & Date: London, c. 1635
Selling price: $150
Sold in 2012

 


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...

$1700 / ≈ €1591
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1638
Selling price: $1700
Sold in 2010

 


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...

$1300 / ≈ €1216
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Paris / Amsterdam, 1638
Selling price: $1300
Sold in 2013

 


Regni Chinensis Descriptio.

Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), ex off, Elzeviriana, in-24o, (viii) + 365 pp + (9) nn pp (index), with decorative engraved title depicting a map of China and 2 woodcut costum...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: VARIIS AUTHORIBUS
Place & Date: Leiden, Elzevier,1639
Selling price: $300
Sold in 2010

 


China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

Elegant 17th century map of China and Japan. The map is closely modelled on Janssonius' map of 1633. The detail includes the eastern part of China (bounded in the west by...

$1050 / ≈ €983
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU,W. & J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1640
Selling price: $1050
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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...

$1050 / ≈ €983
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS,J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1640
Selling price: $1050
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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...

$1400 / ≈ €1310
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU,W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640
Selling price: $1400
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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...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640
Selling price: $1200
Sold in 2013

 


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...

$2700 / ≈ €2526
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640
Selling price: $2700
Sold in 2013

 


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...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640
Selling price: $1800
Sold in 2015

 


China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta

Willem and Johan Blaeu's map of China, with Japan and Korea. With the Great Wall forming the northern boundary of China and the fictitious lake Chiamay.Title in a cartouc...

Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1640
Selling price: $625
Sold in 2023

 


China.

Detailed miniature map of the eastern part of China, from a German text edition of his Atlas Minor. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

$190 / ≈ €178
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS,J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam (1628) 1648
Selling price: $190
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China veteribus Sinarum Regio nuc incolis Tame dicta.

A very fine example of this classic 17th century map, and Blaeu’s first of China, in attractive strong original color. The map further shows the whole of Japan, the 'is...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1650
Selling price: $950
Sold in 2020

 


Royaume de la Chine.

Map of the eastern part of China, with Korea shown as an island, from the first edition of the atlas L'Asie en plusieurs cartes nouvelles, et exactes & en divers trai...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1652
Selling price: $250
Sold in 2014

 


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...

$1700 / ≈ €1591
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1653
Selling price: $1700
Sold in 2021

 


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...

$2550 / ≈ €2386
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1653
Selling price: $2550
Sold in 2016

 


Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quarta.

Map of the province of Shandong.From the Blaeu\'s \"Novus Atlas Sinensis\". Ornated with the typical high decorative ornated title cartouche together with an mi...

$1550 / ≈ €1450
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $1550
Sold in 2008

 


Quangsi, Sinarum Imperii Provinciae Decimatertia.

A map of a part of China published by J. Blaeu, in the second landmark in the European mapping of China "the Atlas Sinensis" in 1655.

$210 / ≈ €197
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J. / MARTINI
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $210
Sold in 2009

 


Imperii Sinarum.

A very decorative map of China. In the ocean, six vessels are depicted. Title cartouche on the lower left hand corner.Joannes van Loon was an accomplished mathematician a...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: VAN LOON, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $650
Sold in 2009

 


Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio

A important general map of China, Korea and Japan, published by Joan Blaeu in the Jesuit Martino Martini's Atlas Sinensis , the first western atlas of China. Incorporates...

$2650 / ≈ €2480
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $2650
Sold in 2010

 


Xensi Imperii Sinarum provincia tertia.

Based on the remarkably accurate compilations of the Jesuit Father Martino Martini during his travels between 1643 and 1650, this map of the Xensi (Shaanxi) province feat...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $600
Sold in 2015

 


The History of That Great and Renowned Monarchy of China.

An important account of China, written by the Portuguese Jesuit Alvarez de Semedo (1586-1658), who was stationed in China from 1613 to 1637. On his return to Europe, Seme...

$1600 / ≈ €1497
Maker / Publisher: SEMEDO, A.
Place & Date: London, 1655
Selling price: $1600
Sold in 2017

 


Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio.

A superb map of the Chinese Empire based on the compilation of the Jesuit Father Martino Martini who travelled through the region between 1643 and 1650.This was a period ...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $950
Sold in 2017

 


Xantung Sinarum Imperii Provincia Quarta.

A map of the province of Shandong, China. Many larger cities are named including Tungchang, Cinan, Yencheu. Laicheu and Leaochang. At the upper right side is an engrave...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $350
Sold in 2018

 


Fokien, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Undecima.

A map of the Chinese province of Fokien, by Joan Blaeu. Title in a cartouche with Chinese figures at top centre. At top left a cartouche with putti containing mileage sca...

$580 / ≈ €543
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, Joan
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655
Selling price: $580
Sold in 2020

 


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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N./ MARIETTE, P.
Place & Date: Paris, 1656
Selling price: $2000
Sold in 2016

 


La Chine.

A very uncommon map of China by Picart. With rivers, mountains, lakes and many place names given.

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: PICART, J.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1657
Selling price: $100
Sold in 2021

 


Chinae Compendiosa Descriptio.

A scarce early map of China with beautiful geographic detail. Published in "Historiae Universalis Auctarium". Page marked "XXVIII".

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: BUCELIN, G.
Place & Date: Ulm, 1658
Selling price: $250
Sold in 2020