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Antique rare maps of China


1740 - Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae Mappa et Descriptio Geographica . . .

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Homann Heirs edition of D'Anville's map of China, the most important printed map of the Middle Kingdom published in Europe during the 18th Century. Finely engraved German edition of J.B.B. d'Anville's groundbreaking map of the Middle Kingdom, an...


1741 - A General Map of Eastern and Western Tatary, commonly call'd Tartary; drawn from the Particular Maps of the Jesuit Missionaries. Humbly Inscribed to the Right Honourable Thos. Lord Lovell, by his most obedient and dutiful Servt. Ed: Cave.

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Scarce English Language edition of Jean Baptiste du Halde's map of Tartary, China and Korea. Fine example of D'Anville's map of the region from Korea to the Gobi Desert, centered on Mongolia and Korea. Highly detailed throughout. Engraved by...


1746 - La Chine

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Detailed antique map of China by George Louis Le Rouge. The map is hand-colored by provinces.


1749 - Carte de l' Isle de Cheu-Chan ou Isle de Chusan de la Province de Che-Kiang Avec les Costeset Isles voisines…

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Detailed map of the area east of Ningbo in the Chinese province of Chekiang, located across the bay from Shanghai. The compass rose orients the chart with north to the right.


1749 - Carte de l' Isle de Cheu-Chan ou Isle de Chusan avec les Costes et Isles voisines

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Detailed map of the area east of Ningbo in the Chinese province of Chekiang, located across the bay from Shanghai.


1750 - Carte Dell 'Isole Del Giappone e la Penisola di Corea Con le Coste della China Da Pekin sino a Canton . . .

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Italian edition of Bellin's regional map, showing Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China, including Canton and the Island of Formosa. Decorative cartouche and Rhumb lines.


1750 - Le Royaume de La Chine Divisee en provinces ou sont marque d'une + les Endroits ou il y a des Eglises Chretiennes des Misions et des Residences des R.P. Jesuites . . .

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An Unrecorded Jesuit Map of China Rare Jesuit map of China, published in Paris by Longchamps. The map gives extensive details regarding China's provinces, major cities, families, colleges, temples, churches and Missions. The ending note discusses the...


1751 - L'Empire De La Chine dresse d'apres les Cartes de l'Atlas Chinois . . . 1751

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Striking large format map of China & Korea, from De Vaugondy's Atlas Universel. Includes a large and detailed Formosa. Beautifully colored by province, with a striking full-color cartouche. Includes the Island of Taiwan or Formosa.


1752 - Neue Vorstellung von Indien und China zur Erkarung der altesten Reise geschichten

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Rare regional map, extending from Korea and the Philippines to India and the Maldives. The map is apparently quite rare, as we can find no records for the map or its maker.


1753 - (Ningbo / Zhoushan area) Paskaart van de Eylanden Cheuxan Lowang en alle deselss onderhoorige Eylande met alle dieptens, droogtens, en ankergronden, deleeen aen de kust van China strek kende van C. Avarellas of Montagne tot aan Lingpo te bekomen . . .

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From the Secret Atlas! Nice example of this extremely rare sea chart of the area around Ningbo, Zhoushan and Mount Putuo (Powto) in the Zheijang Province of China, at the mouth of the Yangtze Delta, just south of Shanghai, from the Dutch East India'...


1753 - Nieuwe Pas=Caart Strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta Lamtaon langs de kusten von Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung bewattende insgelyks het eiland Aynam en die van Macao met dieptens, havens en ankergronden . . .

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Canton, Macao & Hong Kong etc. -- The VOC Secret Atlas The chart was made for and used by the VOC (Dutch East India Company) for navigation and trading, with a compass rose with rhumb lines, depth indications and other relevant navigational...


1754 - Plan de la Ville de Peking Capitale de l'Empire de la Chine . . .

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Finely engraved plan showing the walls, gates and inner details of the city of Peking (Beijing). The city is divided into the Ville Tartare and Ville Chinoise, with Emperor's Place and French Jesuit and Portuguese Jesuit missions shown in the Ville...


1759 - [China Sea / Luzon / Hong Kong / Canton / Formosa] Bogt Toncqin

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Manuscript Sea Chart of the Coasts of China, Luzon and Vietnam Drawn by the Chief Mapmaker of the Dutch East India Company in Batavia (Jakarta) Striking and unique survival in the hand of Gerrit de Haan, the chief mapmaker of the Dutch East India...


1760 - Plan de l'Enceinte de la Ville de Nan-King ou Kyang-Ning-Fou (and) Plan de la Ville de Su-Tcheou-Fou.

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Two maps on a single sheet, depicting major Chinese cities. The plan on the left shows Nanking and its fortifications. The plan on the right shows Su-Tcheou-Fou or Su-Chew-Fu.


1762 - L'Empire de la Chine avec les Isles Du Japon et la Coree

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Detailed map of China, Korea and the Islands of Japan, showing the Provinces, towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, islands, published in Paris by Jean Lattre. The map is drawn from D'Anville's atlas of China, the first modern atlas of China and a work...