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Antique rare maps of China





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1705 - Carte Des Indes et de la Chine Dressee sur plusieurs Relations particulieres Rectifees par quelques Observations Par Guillaume De L'Isle de l'Academie Royale des Sciences . . . 1705

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De L’Isle’s Detailed Map of Eastern Asia Updated example this noteworthy map of East Asia and the Indian subcontinent published by France’s foremost eighteenth-century cartographer, Guillaume De L’Isle. The map was foundational; it was...


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1707 - De Land-Reyse, door Benedictus Goes, van Lahor gedaan, door Tartaryen na China

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Interesting map showing the region of northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam and Bangladesh. At center is the imaginary Chiamaeus Lacus with four huge rivers flowing south into Bangladesh and Burma. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche of a...


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1710 - A Large Draught of the North Part of China. Shewing all the Passages and Channells into the Harbour of Chusan . .

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Rare early English sea chart of China's Zhejiang Province, which appeared in an early edition of the The English Pilot: Third Book. The map shows the area around Zhoushan, including Ningbo, Hangzhou and the area just to the south of Shanghai. This...


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1712 - A Map of Independent Tartary Containing the Territories of Usbeck, Gasgar, Tibet, Lassa &c. . . .

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Scarce map of Central Asia, Tibet, Mongolia, Usbeck, etc. The map covers the region from the Caspian Sea to the Great Wall of China. The region is mostly the domain of the Kalmyk people with various areas denoted for Black Kalmucks, Fugitive Kalmucks,...


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1713 - La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations . . .

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Finely colored example of this early map of China and Korea, which appeared in Vander Aa's Nouveau Theatre du Monde. The map reaches from the Royaume de Coree (Korea) in the east to Siam in the south, showing the islands of Formosa and Hainan....


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1720 - Carte Des Indes et de la Chine Dressee sur plusieurs Relations particulieres Rectifees par quelques Observations Par Guillaume De L'Isle de l'Academie Royale des Sciences . . .

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Fine, Detailed Map of Eastern Asia Notable example of this meticulously-drawn map of East Asia and the Indian subcontinent published in Amsterdam. The map is based upon the earlier work of the famed geographer Guillaume De L'Isle. It covers much of...


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1730 - Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium Juxta Recentissimam Delineationem In Suas Provincias Disterminatarum, cura et sumptibus . . .

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Striking and highly detailed map of China, colored by provinces, published by Seutter in Augsburg, circa 1730. The map extends from southern China to Korea, which is shown as a peninsula and includes southern Japan and Taiwan. The elaborate cartouch...


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1732 - Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . .

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Fine example of the rare JA Dezauche edition of D'Anville's map of the region from Japan to the Gobi Desert, centered on Mongolia and Korea, from D'Anville's Atlas of China. Includes a nice treatment of Korea, Japan and China, along with a detailed...


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1732 - Province De Hou-Quang

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Fine example of D'Anville's map of the Hubei Region. Shows the source of the Yang-tse -Kiang River in Lake Tong-ting-Hou, along with the regional capital city of Wuhan (called Ou-Tchang-Fou) on this map. D'Anville's map appeared in du Halde's...


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1733 - [Tibet] Carte Generale Du Tibet ou Bout-Tan Et Des Pays De Kashgar Et Hami Dressee Sur Les Cartes Et Memoires Des RR PP Jesuits De La Chine . . .

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Fine example of the Dezauche edition of the first European map of Tibet, first issued in 1737 by D'Anville. Much of the interior is captioned "Gobi ou Desert De Sable" (Gobi, or Sandy Desert) and several rivers are shown "lost" in the sands. There are...


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1735 - [Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing] Province De Kiang-Nan

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Decorative map of the Kiang-Nan Province, centered on the Yangtze River. D'Anville's map covers much of the modern Jiangsu Province and Shanghai Municipality. Based on Jesuit sources, D'Anville's maps remained the definitive European rendering of...


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1737 - Province De Chan-Tong

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Striking full color example of D'Anville's map of the Shandong Province, from Du Halde's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. D'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kanyx, who in...


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1737 - [Guandong and Hainan, China] Province De Quang-Tong

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First Accurate Western Map of Guangdong and Hainan, China Finely-wrought map of the southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Hainan, by French geographer and cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville. Considered the first accurate map of...


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1737 - Carte La Plus Generale et qui comprend La Chine, La Tartarie Chinoise, et le Thibet, Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres des RR PP Jesuites . . . M DCC XXXIV

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First edition of D'Anville's map of China, the finest printed map of the Middle Kingdom published in Europe during the 18th Century. J.B.B. D'Anville's groundbreaking map of the Middle Kingdom, an important and geographically progressive depiction of...


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1737 - Carte Generale Du Tibet ou Bout-Tan Et Des Pays De Kashgar Et Hami Dressee Sur Les Cartes Et Memoires Des RR PP Jesuits De La Chine . . .

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First Euopean Map of Tibet Fine old color example of the first European map of Tibet, first issued in 1737 by D'Anville. Much of the interior is captioned "Gobi ou Desert De Sable" (Gobi, or Sandy Desert) and several rivers are shown "lost" in the...


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1738 - Province X Shen-Si Drawn on ye Spot by ye Peres de Tartre & Cordoso in the Year 1712

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The Province of Shen-Si. Nice example of the English edition of Du Halde's map of the Province of Shen-Si. Includes a table of latitudes and longitudes and an explanation of place names. The prefix 'FU' denotes a city of the first rank; 'Chew', a...