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Antique rare maps of East Asia





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1558 - [First Map of the American Continent] Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali, & indiane per diversi rispetti.

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First Printed Map of the American Continent Early state of Sebastian Münster’s map of America, the earliest to show all of North and South America in a true continental form with a continuous coastline. It is also the first to use Mare Pacificum as...


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1603 - Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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The First Printed Map of the Pacific Ocean Old color example of Ortelius' Maris Pacifici . . . , the first printed map of the Pacific Ocean. Ortelius's Maris Pacifici map was first issued in 1590. The map is based upon Mercator's world map of 1569,...


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1606 - [English Edition!] Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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Rare English Edition of The First Map of the Pacific Ocean from the First Modern Atlas Fine example of the English Edition of Ortelius' “Maris Pacifici”, the first stand-alone map of the Pacific ever printed. It was featured in Theatrum Orbis...


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1778 - [Martin Behaim Globe / Book] Pars Globi terrestris Ao. 1492 a Martino Behaim Equite Lusitano Norimbergae confecti Delineavit Christoph. Theoph de Murr 1778 (bound with:)  Diplomatische Geschichte des Portugesischen berühmten Ritters Martin Behaims

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Behaim's Discovery of America -- Engraved Map Depicting a Section of Martin Behaim's Globe of 1492, Oldest Globe in the World -- Bound With Book on Martin Behaim Extremely rare map illustrating the "western" section of Martin Behaim's globe of 1492,...


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1561 - Il Disegno Della Terza Parte Dell' Asia [Gastaldi's Wall Map of SE Asia with extra panels!]

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Final State of the Gastaldi's Wall Map of East Asia -- The First Great Wall Map of East Asia Fine example of Giacomo Gastaldi's rare 4-sheet wall map of Southeast Asia, China and India, perhaps the single most influential map of the region published...


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1584 - Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis nova descriptio. auctore Ludouico Georgio. [English Edition!]

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Very Rare English-Language Edition of the Ortelius Map of China. Fine example of Abraham Ortelius's map of China, from the exceedingly rare English edition of his Theatrum, published only in one year - 1606. Ortelius' map of China is taken directly...


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1772 - Carte des parties Nord et Est de L'Asie qui comprend Les Costes De Russie Asiatique Le Kamschatka, Le Iesso et Les Isles Japon…[insets of Alaska, West, AZ and Conibas]

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Marvelous depiction of the Northeast Passage, from Norway and Spitsberg Island to the Straits of Anian and Cape Schalaginskoy north of Kamschatka, covering the NE Coast of Asia to south of Japan and Korea. The primary focus of the map is Asiatic...


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1599 - Descriptio Hydrographica accomodata ad Battavorum navagatione Javam Insula Indiae Orientalis . . . 1595 . . . 1597 . . .

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The Earliest Obtainable Map To Show Houtman's Crossing of the Indian Ocean to the Java, Opening The Spice Trade to The Dutch in 1597. Finely engraved map, showing the route of first Dutch fleet from Zuider Zee to Java in 1596-97, under the command of...


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1802 - Australien (Sudland) auch Polynesien oder Inselwelt, insgemein der funfte Welltheil . . . 1802 (Sea of Korea)

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Exquisitely-Detailed Map of Australasia and the South Pacific -- Sea of Korea Fine example of Walch's map of the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia, first published in Augsburg in 1802. It celebrates the routes and encounters of the recent European...


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1655 - (China Atlas) Novus Atlas Sinensis, A Matino Matinio... Seste Deel van de Nieuwe Atlas, oft Toonneel des Aerdrijck, Uytgegeven door Joan Blaeu.

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First Dutch Edition of the First European Atlas of China. 17 engraved maps in original hand-color, and engraved title pages in original hand-color, heightened in gold. [6], 213, [19], xviii, 40 pages of text in Dutch. A Handsome Example of the First...


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1884 - Atlasz Grof Szechenyi Bela Kelet-Azsiai Utjahoz 1877-1880. Kreitner Gusztav cs. k. fohadnagynak, az exeditio tagjanak eredeti folvetele Foldrajzi Resz. 17 lap. Loczy Lajosnak az exeditio tagjanak, geologiai terkepe. 15 lap.

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The First Geological Atlas of Tibet Rare geographical atlas of the northern Tibetan Mountains, published in Vienna by the Military Geographical Institute, published to accompany Széchenyi's three-volume account of his travels. From 1877 to 1880...


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1710 - Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu (Outline Map of All Countries of the Universe)

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A Buddhist Worldview -- From the Original Sanskrit Nice example of Rokashi's world map, with the addition of small strips of paper translating placenames from the original Chinese/Sanskrit transliteration to a more modern Japanese version of the same...


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1965 - [World Boundary Map]

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A Chinese world map first published in 1965 and with corrections to 1977. The map is centered on the Pacific and shows geopolitical boundaries, while two smaller hemispherical maps naming the continents. An index of countries with their populations and...


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1661 - Carta particolare della parte Orientale del' Isola di Iezo con Il stretto fra America e la detta Isola . . .

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Fascinating map of the southern coast of Japan (Terra Iezo) and the Northwest Coast of America north of Cape Mendocino (including Quivira), from Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare. The map shows one of the great cartographic myths of the period, the...


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1925 - To The Orient And Around The World -- American Mail Line Dependable Service

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Promotional brochure showing the routes of the Presidential Liner. Both the front and back include numerous photographic images.


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1934 - A Map of Countries Visited in Air Adventures of Jimmie Allen

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The Gold Age of Radio Theater -- The Air Adventures of 16 Year Old Crime Solving Pilot Jimmie Allen Rare pictorial map of the Pacific printed as a promotional premium for the Air Adventures of Jimmie Allen, theatrical radio production that aired from...