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Tercia Etas Mundi. Damascus. / Folio. XXIII

An imaginary presentation of the city of Damascus, the capital of Syria and one of the most ancient cities in the world. An imaginary view: however, the earliest obtainab...

Starting Bid: $100

BidAsk spread: $150 - $300

Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium. LXVI. (Visionary Temple of Ezekiel.)

The Latin text page is illustrated with on recto and verso depictions of the visionary Temple of Ezekiel. Kings.Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: N...

Highest Bid:
$75 / ≈ €69.74

BidAsk spread: $90 - $200

Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

1 bid  


Quinta Etas Mudi. Folium. LXV (With view of Babylon)

The Latin text page is illustrated with an imaginary town plan of the Ancient City of Babylon (Dim. H : 138 mm W : 223 mm).Babylon was the capital of Babylonia, the alluv...

Highest Bid:
$40 / ≈ €37.19

BidAsk spread: $50 - $100

Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

1 bid  


Tabula Moderna Indiae

An early and rare woodcut map regarded as the first modern printed map of Asia. This example appeared in "Geographia opus novissima traductione e Graecorum archetypu...

Starting Bid: $6000

BidAsk spread: $7000 - $10000

Maker / Publisher: WALDSEEMULLER, Martin
Place & Date: Strasborg, 1513

 


La table de la region orientale comprenant les dernieres terres & royaumes d’Asie

One of the first European maps of Asia. This map is based on the recent geographical discoveries by Portuguese navigators. The coast of China begins to emerge in recogniz...

Starting Bid: $1200

BidAsk spread: $1500 - $1700

Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, 1560

 


Novae Urbis Hierosolymitanae topographica delineatio . . .

A very rare plan of modern Jerusalem oriented to the east, according to a note on the map the map was drawn after a map by Peter Laicstain. A lettered key to the right.Up...

Highest Bid:
$1400 / ≈ €1301.81

BidAsk spread: $1750 - $2500

Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1571

1 bid  


GOA fortissima Indiae urbs in Christianorum potestatem anno salutis…

A nice example of Braun & Hogenberg's Goa / Diu on the western coast of India. This view was originally part of a larger sheet; sharing with Diu, Anfa and Azaamurum. ...

Starting Bid: $70

BidAsk spread: $85 - $175

Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, ca.1572

 


Byzantium nunc Constantinopolis.

One of the finest and most sought-after views of Istanbul. Viewed from the village of Scutari, the City is shown with all its fortifications, the original Genoese distric...

Starting Bid: $1700

BidAsk spread: $1900 - $2200

Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, ca 1574

 


Ansa, Quibusdam Anaffa / Azaamurum / Diu / Goa

This Braun and Hogenberg sheet is from the second edition of their monumental oeuvre, Civitates Orbis Terrarum. The map presents four bird's-eye views on one sheet includ...

Starting Bid: $260

BidAsk spread: $300 - $500

Maker / Publisher: Braun, G. Hogenberg, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1574

 


Damascus, Urbs Nobilissima ad Libanum Montem, Totius Syriae Metropolis.

One of the finest and the earliest printed views of Damascus, Syria. Damascus was settled around 5000 BC and considered as the cradle of civilization.The view comes from ...

Starting Bid: $480

BidAsk spread: $600 - $750

Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. & HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1575

 


Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium [on sheet with] Ormus [and] Canonor [and] S. Georgii Oppidum Mina.

Four very desirable and early town-plan of Kozhikode, Hormuz, Kannur and Almina. "KOZHIKODE (CALICUT) : "The city is viewed from the sea, just as it would have...

Starting Bid: $350

BidAsk spread: $400 - $700

Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, (1572) 1577

 


Jerusalem.

On verso an early representation of Jerusalem (102x79mm) and underneath a temple and a church.From a German text edition of his Cosmographia , that great compendium of Re...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $220 - $400

Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basle, 1550-1580

 


Tabula Asia VIII.

The ancient regions of Scythia Intra Imaum, Serica, Scythia Extra Imaum, India Intra Gangem, India Extra Gangem, and Sina Regio are distinctly divided by mountain ranges....

Starting Bid: $48

BidAsk spread: $60 - $90

Maker / Publisher: PTLOLEMY / MAGINI, G.A.
Place & Date: Venice, 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...

Starting Bid: $3600

BidAsk spread: $4500 - $6000

Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1608

 


Tartariae sive Magni Chami Imperium.

This is a very early depiction of the northern Pacific, with the first mapping of Northwest Coast of America and probably the first map to name California 'C. Califormio...

Starting Bid: $1250

BidAsk spread: $1500 - $2000

Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c. 1608-1612

 


Asiae Nova Descriptio.

A beautiful colored map of Asia that comes from the rare Italian edition of the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' by Abraham Ortelius. This map is the second edition of Ortelius...

Starting Bid: $900

BidAsk spread: $1200 - $1400

Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1612

 


Turicum imperium.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the Ottoman empire with Turkey and the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower le...

Starting Bid: $320

BidAsk spread: $390 - $500

Maker / Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Place & Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 


Arabia.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower left corner.First published in 1598 i...

Starting Bid: $320

BidAsk spread: $390 - $600

Maker / Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Place & Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 


India Orientalis.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of the East Indies.First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by...

Starting Bid: $240

BidAsk spread: $290 - $400

Maker / Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Place & Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 


Malacca.

FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of Malacca, Borneo, part of Sumatra . Latin text on verso.First published in 1598 in his Caer...

Starting Bid: $320

BidAsk spread: $390 - $500

Maker / Publisher: BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II
Place & Date: Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616

 


[The Dutch reach Annabon.]

Eight days after leaving the mainland, the Dutch arrived at one of the Annabon islands (Pagalu), where they asked the Portuguese and Moors, who were occupying the island,...

Starting Bid: $50

BidAsk spread: $60 - $100

Maker / Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 


[Borneo Insula.]

Important map of Bornea based on a map by Olivier van Noort (1558-1627), who on his turn mostly adapted information from earlier maps such as those by Langenes and van Li...

Starting Bid: $40

BidAsk spread: $50 - $300

Maker / Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 


Turcicum Imperium.

Early map of Turkey, the Arabian peninsula and eastern part of the Mediterranean.From the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor. This edition 1635. English text on ve...

Starting Bid: $240

BidAsk spread: $290 - $400

Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G . / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1635

 


Perigrinatie ofte Veertig-Jarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels. . .

A visually striking Dutch bible map showing the flight into Egypt of Moses and the Children of Israel via the Red Sea. The map is extremely detailed and full of interesti...

Starting Bid: $120

BidAsk spread: $150 - $230

Maker / Publisher: KEUR / DOORNICK.
Place & Date: Amsterdam ca 1648

 


Description de l'Empire du Sophi des Perses tiree en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, et en partie de plusieurs et diverses Relations.

Map of the empire of Persia is shown to extent from Baghdad, almost to the present-day borders of India. Including part of Saudi Arabia and Oman.

Starting Bid: $100

BidAsk spread: $120 - $400

Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1650

 


Asia noviter delineata..

From 1633 the members of the Blaeu family were official cartographers to the United East India Company and, as such, had access to the most up-to-date cartographic inform...

Starting Bid: $2000

BidAsk spread: $2500 - $3500

Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1650

 


Nova et Accurata Iaponiæ Terræ Esonis ac Insularum ex novissima detectione descriptio Apud Ioannem Ianßonium.

Striking and highly detailed Jan Jansson's copper engraved map of Japan and Korea, showing portions of China, Landt van Eso and Compagnies Land. The map was published by ...

Starting Bid: $1360

BidAsk spread: $1700 - $2200

Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 


Tabula Indiae orientalis.

Detailed map of East Indies, the first of three maps of the East Indies that de Wit produced. It extending from Persia to northern Australia including the Philippine arch...

Starting Bid: $800

BidAsk spread: $1000 - $1400

Maker / Publisher: De WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 


L’asie Par P. Duval Geographe ord du Roy.

This fascinating map of Asia covers a wide expanse starting in western Russia and stretching eastward to the island of Hokaido, here labeled as Iesso. Eastern Europe, Ana...

Starting Bid: $500

BidAsk spread: $500 - $1000

Maker / Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Place & Date: Paris, 1664

 


Indiae Orientalis nec non Insularum Adiacentium Nova Descriptio.

Detailed map of East Indies, extending from India to northern Australia. A decorative title cartouche, comprised of a carved stone block, surrounded by oriental figures, ...

Starting Bid: $1400

BidAsk spread: $1600 - $2000

Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER II, N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1670

 


A newe mape of Tartary.

One of the most decorative maps of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of the cities of Astrakhan, Samarkand and Cambal...

Highest Bid:
$900 / ≈ €836.88

BidAsk spread: $1100 - $2000

Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J. / BASSETT, J.
Place & Date: London, Bassett, Chiswell, 1627-1676

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Turcicum Imperium.

Detailed map of the Turkish Empire by Holland's leading mapmaker at the end of the seventeenth century. The cartouche shows an Ottoman administrator or possibly the Sulta...

Starting Bid: $400

BidAsk spread: $450 - $900

Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


Nova Persiae Armeniae Natoliae et Arabiae

Large, decorative and detailed map by F.de Wit, it is the first dutch map where Armenia is mentioned separately. The details of the Arabia description is basedon Sanson...

Starting Bid: $300

BidAsk spread: $340 - $650

Maker / Publisher: de Wit, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1680

 


Magni Turcarum Domini Imperium in Europa, Asia, et Africa...

This extremely decorative, very large map shows the whole extent of the Turkish Empire in Europe, Asia and Africa. The map is richly engraved with cities, political bound...

Starting Bid: $900

BidAsk spread: $1100 - $1900

Maker / Publisher: Visscher, N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca 1680

 


Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

Extremely rare panoramic view of Istanbul published by Jacob Koppmayr. With a numbered key (1-29) to principal places in town. Jacob Koppmayr was a printer and publisher ...

Starting Bid: $400

BidAsk spread: $450 - $750

Maker / Publisher: KOPPMAYR, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1689

 


Die Grosse Tartari.

Rare map showing Siberia, Korea with part of the Caspian Sea to the West, as well as India and North Russia. The title in an oval cartouche in upper right cornerThe map r...

Highest Bid:
$400 / ≈ €371.95

BidAsk spread: $500 - $900

Maker / Publisher: KOPPMAYER, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1689

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Fanar nel Arcipelago. (Phanar)

Magnificent bird's-eye town-view of Fanar or Phanar, a neighborhood midway up the Golden Horn, within the district of Fatih in Istanbul. Engraved by Lucas Vostermans II, ...

Starting Bid: $30

BidAsk spread: $40 - $150

Maker / Publisher: PEETERS, J. / VOSTERMANS II, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 


Ladimistri nel arcipelago. (Edremit)

Magnificent bird's eye-view of Edremit on the west coast of Turkey, not far from the Greek island Lesbos. It is situated at the tip of the gulf with the same name (Gulf o...

Starting Bid: $50

BidAsk spread: $60 - $150

Maker / Publisher: PEETERS, J. / VOSTERMANS II, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 


Satalia nel arcipelago. (Antalya)

Magnificent bird's eye-town-view of Antalya. Engraved by Lucas Vostermans II, who was born in 1624, in the same year when the family moved to England for six years. He wa...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $150

Maker / Publisher: PEETERS, J. / VOSTERMANS II, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 


Het dal Terebinthus in Arabia.

Magnificent bird's eye view of Terebinthus north of Hebron. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).The Antwerp-based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690 a series ...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $150

Maker / Publisher: PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 


A. De Verualle Kerck Van Abakuck. . . .

Magnificent bird's eye-view of Abakuck. Etched by Gaspar Bouttats (1640-1695).The Antwerp-based publisher Jacques Peeters published ca. 1690, a series of prints related t...

Starting Bid: $50

BidAsk spread: $60 - $150

Maker / Publisher: PEETERS, J. / BOUTTATS, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, c.1690

 


Xantung, e Peking Provincie della China, divise nelle sue Reggioni. . .

A very detailed map of the Xantung (Shandong) and Peking (Hebei) provinces in China, based on Johannes Blaeu and the Jesuit Martino Martini. With a decorative title carto...

Starting Bid: $480

BidAsk spread: $600 - $850

Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, W. M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1690

 


Exactissima Asiae Delineatio in Praecipuas Regiones Caerterasque Partes divisa et denuo in lucem edita . . .

Attractive and very detailed map of the Asian continent and East Indies, derived from Frederick de Wit’s map. The extent of European knowledge of the region is depicted...

Starting Bid: $560

BidAsk spread: $700 - $850

Maker / Publisher: DANCKERTS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1690

 


Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea.

A most attractive and decorative map of Japan and its near neighbour Korea by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers ...

Starting Bid: $1200

BidAsk spread: $1500 - $2000

Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1692

 


Iunan, Queicheu, e Quangsi Provincie della China . . .

A striking early map of the Chinese provinces of Iunan (Yunan), Queicheu (Guizhou), e Quangsi (Guangxi). With a highly decorative title and mileage-scale cartouches. In t...

Starting Bid: $480

BidAsk spread: $600 - $860

Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V. M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1698

 


Hunouang, e Sucuhen, Provincie della Cina. . .

A striking, early map of the Chinese provinces Szechwan and Hunan provinces. It shows the city of Chungking along the Yangtze River. With highly decorative title and mile...

Starting Bid: $400

BidAsk spread: $500 - $720

Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V. M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1698

 


Ceylan, et les Maldives.

Exquisite map of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, with the southern tip of India shown at the top. Sri Lanka is shown in an inset named Ceylan Isle, qui est la Taprobane des A...

Starting Bid: $50

BidAsk spread: $70 - $100

Maker / Publisher: SANSON,N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1700

 


Le Royaume de Siam Avec les Royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. et les Isles Voisine...

This is a lovely original color example of Pierre Mortier's map of Southeast Asia, including the Kingdom of Siam and other territories. This remarkable map was one of the...

Starting Bid: $1200

BidAsk spread: $1600 - $2400

Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, Pierre
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1700

 


Iaponia.

A rare miniature map of Japan, with a letterpress text in German. Second state.From Johann Ulrich Müller’s pocket atlas “Neu-außgefertigter Kleiner Atlas” engrave...

Starting Bid: $250

BidAsk spread: $300 - $350

Maker / Publisher: MÜLLER, J. U.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1702

 


Indien onder den Heer Lopo Vaz De Sampayo, als Gouverneur Generaal tot aan Nieuw-Spanje in American on Kusten van Peru en Chili bevaaren.

Most decorative and scarce item, centred on Indonesia, including an incomplete coast of Australia, and west coast of America. The South Pacific is occupied by a large tit...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $240 - $500

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1707

 


D'Indize kusten van Bengale, Pegu, Malacca en Siam Tot in China. . .

Map of Indonesia, Malacca with Singapore (Cingapura) and Taiwan in upper right corner. In lower left a fine title cartouche showing Duarte de Menezes.Although not renowne...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $240 - $450

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1707

 


Asia Concinnata Secundum Observationes Academiae Regalis Scientiarum . . .

A rare issue by the German publisher Jeremias Wolff of de l’Isle’s map of Asia. Japan is connected to the mainland by a country identified as Terra Yeco, northwest is...

Starting Bid: $480

BidAsk spread: $600 - $850

Maker / Publisher: WOLFF, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1710

 


Two double sided pages No's 25 & 26 ‘Directions for the coast of Arabia.' 27 & 28 Directions for the Coast of Persia & ‘Directions for the coast of Arabia

Four woodblock chart’s on two double sided sheets by Samuel Thornton showing the approaching coast lines Arabia by John How and Samuel Thornton. Pages numbered 25,26,27...

Starting Bid: $320

BidAsk spread: $390 - $500

Maker / Publisher: THORNTON, S.
Place & Date: London, 1711

 


Two double sided pages No’s 71, 72, 73, 74 (Instructions from Amoye to Chusan, on the Coast of China, between the Islands, in small vessels.).

Two text page with woodblock profiles by Samuel Thornton showing the approaching coast lines around Zhoushan, also known as Chusan, archipelago-city in Zhejiang, publishe...

Starting Bid: $40

BidAsk spread: $40 - $90

Maker / Publisher: THORNTON, S.
Place & Date: London, 1711

 


Le détroit de Malacca . . .

Map of Malacca. The map details the Strait of Malacca from P. Peru and Tanjong Goeree to Lingen and Pulu Panjang. Malacca and Ihor (Johore), along with numerous other coa...

Starting Bid: $180

BidAsk spread: $200 - $300

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1712

 


Turquie en Asie…

A lovely and decorative map of Turkey-in-Europe from Pierre van der AA, published in Leiden at the beginning of the eighteenth century. A typically detailed and attractiv...

Starting Bid: $70

BidAsk spread: $85 - $150

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, Pierre.
Place & Date: Leiden, ca 1713

 


Les Indes Orientales suivant les nouvelles observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences etc. augmentées de nouveau. . .

Fine and uncommon map of South East Asia, Japan, Korea, India and a the tip of Australia in lower right.

Starting Bid: $320

BidAsk spread: $390 - $500

Maker / Publisher: VAN DER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1719

 


Carte du Golfe de Bengale, Mer de Indes, et Riviere du Gange, Avec les Pais et Iles d'alentour, Savoir les Cotes de Malabar, Cormandel, Ile de Ceylon, Les Maldives . . .

Detailed map of the Southern part of India with Ceylon. Good detail along the coasts of Malabar, Coromandel, the Maldives islands and the Kingdoms of Visipour, Golconda, ...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $240 - $375

Maker / Publisher: VANDER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1719

 


Goa Indiae orientalis metropolis.

A fine example of a rare plan of this important Indian city and port, the focal point for Portuguese trading activity in southern Asia. Pictorial map by Pieter Boudewyn v...

Starting Bid: $200

BidAsk spread: $250 - $500

Maker / Publisher: VANDER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1719

 


L' Asie Dressée Selon les Observations de Mrs. De l' Academie Royale des Sciences.

A delightful little map of Asia that conforms to the standard French model of the period. Hokkaido is attached to the mainland and Terre de Iesso is off the coast partial...

Starting Bid: $60

BidAsk spread: $75 - $110

Maker / Publisher: CHIQUET, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1719

 


Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

Starting Bid: $500

BidAsk spread: $600 - $900

Maker / Publisher: VANDER AA, P.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1719

 


L’Asie, Distinguee en ses Principales Parties scavoir La Turquie en Asie…

This historic map of Asia was first published in 1674 by Hubert Jaillot in out of Paris, France. The large format, two-sheet map depicts the entire Asian continent extend...

Starting Bid: $400

BidAsk spread: $500 - $800

Maker / Publisher: JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert
Place & Date: Paris, 1719

 


Nouvelle Carte de l’Ile de Ceylon

A lovely uncolored map of the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), published by Henri Chatelain out of Amsterdam as part of his monumental seven volume world atlas. This striki...

Starting Bid: $180

BidAsk spread: $200 - $400

Maker / Publisher: Chatelain, H.
Place & Date: Paris, 1719

 


Carte De L'Asie Inferieure Selon Les Auteurs Anciens, Enrichie de Remarques Historiques sur les Changemens qui y sont arrivez.

Text page with inset map (220x269.mm.) of Turkey, including Cyprus from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique". Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 17...

Starting Bid: $50

BidAsk spread: $60 - $200

Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Antiquez curieuses qui se trouvent aux environs de Smyrne, et sur le chemin d'Ephese.

Folio sheet describing and depicting ancient Greek monuments and ruins in Smyrna (Izmir). From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique". Henri Abraham...

Starting Bid: $20

BidAsk spread: $30 - $75

Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia, et Africa Regiones…

This original antique map by Johann Baptist Homann presents the Ottoman Empire, here called the Empire of the Turks, as it appeared in the early decades of the 18th centu...

Starting Bid: $300

BidAsk spread: $300 - $500

Maker / Publisher: Homann, J.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1720

 


A Map of Turky, Arabia And Persia. Corrected from the latest Travels. . .

FIRST EDITION  Fine map of the Turkish Empire, centered on Saudi Arabia, Cyprus and the Mediterranean Sea. Dated 1711, "Sold by John Senex at the Globe aga inst St....

Highest Bid:
$800 / ≈ €743.89

BidAsk spread: $1000 - $1500

Maker / Publisher: SENEX, J.
Place & Date: London, 1721

1 bid  


Insulae Palaos seu Novae Philippinae 87 Alias Archipelagus S. Lazari ven Carolinae . . .

Map of Philippine archipelago. Stöcklein's work is a compound of letters of the Jesuit missionaries from all over the world and here particularly the ones stationed at t...

Starting Bid: $720

BidAsk spread: $900 - $1200

Maker / Publisher: STOCKLEIN, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1726

 


Aanwysing der Voornaamste Wooningen...

This remarkable vivid map by Valentyn presents the Trading Post of the Dutch East India Company in Hooghly, Bangal as it appeared in 1721. Francois Valentyn, a Dutch mini...

Starting Bid: $80

BidAsk spread: $100 - $200

Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place & Date: Dordrecht, Amsterdam, 1726

 


[No title] Mongol.

Interesting sheet with four detailed engravings illustrating Mongol's life scenes. In upper right margin: 'Tom. V. No 43. Pag: 116.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743)...

Highest Bid:
$60 / ≈ €55.79

BidAsk spread: $80 - $150

Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

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[No title] Hindou

Interesting sheet with four detailed engravings illustrating Hindou's life scenes. In upper right margin: 'Tom. V. No 42. Pag: 116.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743)...

Starting Bid: $25

BidAsk spread: $30 - $100

Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 


L'Asie suivant Messieurs de Lacademie Royale des Sciences.

A lovely small French map of Asia, from La Science des Personnes de la Cour, de l'Epe'e et de la Robe. The entire map is criss-crossed by numerous lines of longitude and ...

Starting Bid: $36

BidAsk spread: $45 - $80

Maker / Publisher: DE LISLE, G.
Place & Date: Paris, ca 1730

 


Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium juxta Recentissimam Delineationem in suas Provincias Disterminatum

A superb and detailed map of China, Korea, Taiwan and southern tip of Japan. Large, ornate decorative, cartouche symbolizing European trade with the East.Comes from M. Se...

Starting Bid: $800

BidAsk spread: $1000 - $1400

Maker / Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1730

 


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...

Starting Bid: $40

BidAsk spread: $50 - $75

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

A plan of the temple of the soil god (社稷壇, Shèjìtán, "Altar of Soil and Grain")—under the name "Titang" (地堂, dìtáng, "Hall of Di...

Starting Bid: $12

BidAsk spread: $12 - $50

Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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 missionaries and commissi...

Starting Bid: $1

BidAsk spread: $1 - $50

Maker / Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place & 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...

Starting Bid: $8

BidAsk spread: $10 - $20

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

 


Peninsula Indiae Malabar Coromandel Ceylon.

Homann's family well-engraved map of southern India and Ceylon.

Starting Bid: $175

BidAsk spread: $220 - $300

Maker / Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1740

 


Tabula chronologica historiae Sinicae connexa cum cyclo qui vulgo Kia Tse dictur.

A set of two sheets of colored copper engravings. First published in 1729 in Rome in three sheets. Timeline of China's history with a chronological overview of the dynast...

Starting Bid: $600

BidAsk spread: $750 - $1200

Maker / Publisher: SEUTTER, M. / FOUQUET, J.F.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1746

 


A new & accurate map of Asia drawn from actual surveys. . .

An excellent early engraving of Asia. There is a curious shape for Japan, with a large island north called Yedso and a coastline marked De Gamma's Land. The map renders t...

Starting Bid: $160

BidAsk spread: $200 - $300

Maker / Publisher: BOWEN, E.
Place & Date: London, 1747