Asia


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Psalmanazar

Psalmanazar


Carte du Japon


1705 - B/W as issued.

Dutch version


Some browning, elso good copy showing Japan and Formosa,

Taken from the fake description of the Island of Formosa by George Psalmanazar, who was probably French but claimed to be from Formosa upon his arrival in England in 1703.

€ 500
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Stoopendaal, Daniel

Stoopendaal, Daniel


Jerusalem


Rotterdam 1736


Showing Jerusalem, engraved by Stoopendael, edited by Jacob and Pieter Keur for their Bible in 1736.

€ 100
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Fries, L.

Fries, L.


India Orientalis


1535 - woodcut - B/W as issued

31x43cm, mint condition


1535 edition (with title on top, no text on verso) of the first (1522) printed map to focus on the Southeast Asian islands and the only map to focus on this area in the first half of the 16th Century.

Showing anthropophagi (cannibals) on the island of Angama (Bali??)

€ 1500
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Seutter, M.

Seutter, M.


China


1735 - original colour, cartouches B/W as issued.


Strong print, excellent condition

€ 1500
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Ruscelli, Girolamo

Ruscelli, Girolamo


Soria et Terra Santa Nuova Tavola


1561

B/W as issued


Small map (26x20cm) of the Holy Land, lacking the upper margin

€ 400
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Kaerius, P

Kaerius, P


Asiae Nova Descriptio


1614 - 43,8 x 56,2 cm - coloured - restored split of the central fold without loss, two smaller tears sideways, restored without loss. Fine copy of a beautiful map.


First carte à figures of Asia, showing the main cities, including Macao and Goa, six images of the kings, as well as eight figures of various countries.

€ 6800
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De Fer, Nicolas

De Fer, Nicolas


L'Asie, dressée selon les dernières Relations... de l'Academie Royale des Sciences


1700

47x60cm, original outline colour, restored and rebacked


From: l'Atlas Curieux. Engraved by Herman van Loon, this map was dedicated to the Children of France.First edition on a large scale of the earlier map by de Fer: Suivant les Nouvelles. The cartouches are more elaborately ornamented. De Fer's general map of Asia does introduce one new feature: a continuous landbridge extending from northern Korea and eastern Siberia across to the American Northwest. (Antiques of the Orient, Mapping the Continent of Asia, # 83)

Early edition with rare cartouche in the left upper corner.

€ 1400
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Covens & Mortier

Covens & Mortier


Carte des Pays voisin de la MER CASPIENNE


Amsterdam, 1730

47x61cm

contemporary full colour

slight browning, else excellent condition

tiny whole of 2x5mm, hardly visible


Detailed map of the Caspian Sea.

€ 1200
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Covens & Mortier

Covens & Mortier


Carte de TARTARIE


Amsterdam, 1730

49,5x61cm

original hand colour

slight browning, else excellent conditon


Highly attractive map of Russia and Siberia, still showing Nova Zembla as part of the continent, undecided whether the Street of Anian open or closed.

€ 1000
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