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  • china map
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    Rara pubblicazione separata di propaganda che mostra la carta geografica della Cina circondata da otto medaglioni con i ritratti del leader militari cinesi con Mao Tse Toung in alto al centro. La carta mostra in basso l’epilogo della guerra civile cinese con un soldato che infilza una bandiera nella schiena del generale Chiang Kai-shek. Il primo ottobre 1949 Mao Tse-tung e le truppe dell’Esercito di Liberazione del Popolo entrarono a Piazza Tienanmen, sconfiggendo definitivamente i…

    • Dimension: 48 x 36 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1949
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    Fine woodblock print showing a map of Japan oriented with north to the upper right designed by Seiken Gengyo and engraved by Takeguchi Takesaburo. The very detailed map covers Ezo to Tsushima and Okinoerabujima, shows cities, districts, castle towns, waterways, and distances from port to port. Includes distance charts, Kuroshio and legend. A very interesting revision of a map by Nagakubo Sekisui (the first Japanese cartographer to employ lines of longitude and latitude), and notable…

    • Author: Seiken Gengyo
    • Dimension: 71 x 100 cm
    • Year: 1864
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    A lovely pictorial map of Japan published for social studies by le no Hikari  in 1958.

    • Author: le no Hikari
    • Dimension: 51 x 72 cm
    • Place of publication: Tokyo
    • Year: 1958
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    A rare satirical caricature on the independence struggles within the Ottoman empire showing a fine view on Istanbul and the Bosporus with figures representing Greece, Romania, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Armenia, looking at a deflated hot air balloon the “Concerto Europeo” with the head as an English man all vaguely in the shape of Europe. From the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine dedicated exclusively to international politics founded in Bologna, 1873 by Augusto…

    • Author: Augusto Grossi
    • Dimension: 40 x 56 cm
    • Place of publication: Bologna
    • Year: 1899
  • arabia antique map

    The fine map of the Arabian Peninsula showing Yemen, Oman, Bahrein, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia from the first edition of Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo by Girolamo Ruscelli published in Venice in 1561 at Valgrisi. There is a really interesting Italian text on verso that describes the early history and geography of the area. A feature of this first state is that some maps haven’t the platemark at top because two maps were engraved on…

    • Author: RUSCELLI Girolamo
    • Year: 1561
    • Dimension: 180 x 240 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Asia

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    Miniature map from “Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas” by J. Muller published in Franckfurt in 1702 at Johann Philip Andrea. Engraved with great care by G. Karsch e G. Bodeneher. Rare.

    • Author: MULLER Johann Ulrich
    • Year: 1702
    • Dimension: 70 x 80 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
  • Asien

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    Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing the whole Asia. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not only could travellers carry the atlas with them easily, they could also obtain an initial orientation to their destination when they a

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 180 x 220 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen
  • Fine large map with detailed topographical features based on Guillaume de L’Isle. The map shows the southern India with Ceylon and the Maldives. From Covens & Mortier “Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties su Monde?” published in Amsterdam in 1730 ca.

    • Author: COVENS Johannes & MORTIER Pierre
    • Year: 1730 ca.
    • Dimension: 500 x 590 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Uncommon detailed map of Holy Land centered on Jerusalem. It is orientated with north to the left and based on Adrichom’s map of 1590. In the title Coronelli is granted as mapmaker but the nice map is from an unidentified work (perhaps an 8° french volume) because Coronelli never published a map of the Holy Land. Not in Laor.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 21,5 x 49,5
    • Year: 1714
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    A very interesting and decorative map of the Holy Land by the Jesuit monk Jacobus Tirinus. Oriented to the east, map depicts from Syria and Tyre southward as far as the Sinai, Egypt and Thebes. The Mediterranean is decorated with sailing ships and, in the lower left quadrant, a surveying tool between two censors. Surrounding the map proper on the left, right, and bottom margins, there are 19 maps and images of Biblical objects. The…

    • Author: Jacobus Tirinus
    • Dimension: 310 x 820 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
    • Year: 1730
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    Interesting pictorial map of Southeast Asia, Oceania, Australia, and the Pacific published by Keiu Hatano in 1944. Centered on Philippines, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea the map extends to Alaska and the entire eastern coasts of the Americas. Below there are two inserts explaining the several vignettes on the map; One of the keys pertains to war and includes symbols representing naval and air force bases, active and sunken ships. Not included within these keys…

    • Author: Keiu Hatano
    • Dimension: 50 x 70 cm
    • Year: 1944
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    A lovely and uncommon map showing the French establishments in India published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The French establishments of Pondichéry, Karikal, Yanaon, Mahé and Chandernagore are all in the Indian peninsula and are symbolized by small vignette.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939