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Carta delle Coste di Cochinchina Tunquin e parte di quella della China

Rare Italian map of the Gulf of Tonkin after Bellin/Van Schley covering the coastline from Canton in China through to the Mekong River delta. Detail is confined to coastal place names and islands. The map is decorated with a delicate title cartouche. From the rare work Storia Generale de Viaggi per Mare e per Terra published in Naples in 1754.

  • Author: Antonio Cervone, Francesco Sesone
  • Dimension: 14,5 x 21 cm
  • Place of publication: Naples
  • Year: 1754
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Carta delle Isole del Giappone e la Penisola di Corea con le coste della China da Pekin sino a Canton

Rare Italian map, showing Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China, including Canton, Beijing and Taiwan (Formose). Decorative cartouche and Rhumb lines. The map is decorated with a delicate title cartouche and rhumb lines. From the rare work Storia Generale de Viaggi per Mare e per Terra by Cervone published in Naples in 1754. The author of the (probably unauthorized) engraving was Francesco Sesone after Bellin/Van Schley.

  • Author: Antonio Cervone, Francesco Sesone
  • Dimension: 20,5 x 28 cm
  • Place of publication: Naples
  • Year: 1754
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Iaponia

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

 220,00

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Impero del Giapon

Copper engraving from “Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu’ celebri e piu’ recenti cartografi” by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779.Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours.

  • Author: ZATTA Antonio
  • Year: 1779
  • Dimension: 310 x 400 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 700,00

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India Orientalis

Very detailed small map showing the region from India through southern China and the Philippines, and includes all of the Malaysian Peninsula with parts of North Sumatra and Borneo. In India, the Bay of Cambray is very exaggerated. The mythical Chiamai Lacus appears northeast of India, along with two large lakes in China. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself su

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 195 x 144 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 300,00

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India Tercera Nuova Tavola

A very fine map 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 the same plate and the resulting sheet halved. Ruscelli’s Atlas is an expanded edition of Gastaldi’s Atlas of 1548, which has been called the

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

 450,00

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Indiae Orientalis

A fine miniature map covering all of South East Asia, China, Japan and the west coast of North America from “Epitome du Theatre” published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle.

  • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
  • Year: 1598
  • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
  • Place of publication: Antwerp

 280,00

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indochine

A lovely and uncommon map of Southeast Asia showing the French Indochina published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam are symbolized by small vignette.

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

 150,00

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Insulae Indiae Orientalis

Charming map of the East Indies covering the coast of Indochina and Malaysia with the Philippines and Indonesia. The west coast of New Guinea is exaggerated and the southern coastline of Java is shown only by a dotted line. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 195 x 145 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 380,00

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Insulae Maldivae

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

 150,00

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Insulae Molucce

Rare miniature map of the Maluku Islands, embracing the area between Borneo and New Guinea. Engraved with great care by G. Karsch. From the rare atlas “Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas” by J. Muller published in Frankfurt in 1692. The little map is within a page of german text listing the areas shown.

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

 100,00

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Isole dell’Indie, divise in Filipine, Molucche e della Sonda

Beautiful and rare map of South East Asia centered on Borneo from Burma to Northern Australia. From Coronelli’s Corso Geografico Universale published in Venice in 1690. The cartouche also contains a dedication to Gradenigo. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rome. However, his interests in geography and cartography were

  • Author: CORONELLI Vincenzo Maria
  • Year: 1690
  • Dimension: 450 x 610 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 1.600,00

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La Grande Tartarie

Interesting map of Tartaria engraved on copper by Glot. From the scarce “Atlas Portatif, contenant la G‚ographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne” by Eustache Herisson published in Paris in 1809 at Desray.

  • Author: HERISSON Eustache
  • Year: 1809
  • Dimension: 216 x 180 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 120,00

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La Tartaria Chinese

A beautiful example of Zatta’s map from the famous Atlante Novissimo showing Korea, Manchuria, Chinese Tartary and parts of adjacent Russian Tartary, Independent Tartary, Mongolia, and Japan. Interesting very detailed depiction of the area within Korea and the unusual rendering of Hokkaido, here labeled ‘Jeso –Gasima.’  The beautiful map it also outlines the portions of the Great Wall of China. Published in Venice in 1784.

  • Author: ZATTA Antonio
  • Year: 1779
  • Dimension: 315 x 405 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 300,00

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Map of the Russo-Japanese War

Uncommon very decorative 1905 (Meiji 38) woodcut map in two sheets joined illustrating the early days of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). The map shows the whole Korea, the Yellow Sea, Shandong China, including Qingdao, and Liaoning, including Dalian. It extends north to include the Russian port of Vladivostok.

  • Year: 1905
  • Dimension: 104 x 76 cm.

 1.300,00

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Ostindien

Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing India, Tibet, China and Southeast 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

  • Author: MEYER Joseph
  • Year: 1849
  • Dimension: 265 x 210 mm
  • Place of publication: Hildburghausen

 120,00

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Regni D’Aracan del Pegu di Siam de Camboge e di Laos

Myanmar (Burma) Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia, with decorative title cartouche. From ‘Atlante Novissimo’.Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours.

  • Author: ZATTA Antonio
  • Year: 1779
  • Dimension: 410 x 325 mm
  • Place of publication: Venice

 700,00

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