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Antique rare maps of Japan





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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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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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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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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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1660 - Delineatio Indiae Orientalis quaelumen dabit hisce itinerarijs

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Scarce map of East Asia and the Indian Ocean, extending from Japan and Korea to the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. The map is centered on the Indian Ocean.


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1748 - Carte Des Indes Orientales dessinee suivant les Observations les plus recentes dont le principal est tiree des Cartes hydrographiques de Mr. D'Apres de Mannevillette . . .1748

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Highly detailed map of the region between India and the Philippines, centered on the Malaysian Peninsula. Extends north to China. Includes rhumblines and a highly ornate cartouche.


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1647 - Carta particolare dello stretto di Iezo fra l'America e I'Isola Iezo . . . D'America Carta XXXIII

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"The First Printed Sea Chart of the Northwest Coast of North America" (San Francisco to Vancouver Island) Rare early sea chart of the Pacific Northwest, from Sir Robert Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare. The chart shows all of the American Pacific coast...


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1666 - Pascaerte vande Zuyd-Zee, tusschen California, en Ilhas de Ladrones . . . (shows New Zealand, Carpentaria and Van Diemen's Land)

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Fine example of Johannes Van Loons' sea chart of the Pacific Ocean, extending from Australia, New Zealand and Japan to California. Van Loon's chart is among the earliest regional maps to focus on the Dutch discoveries in New Zealand and Australia. Van...


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1836 - [Pacific Whaling] A New Chart of The Pacific Ocean, Exhibiting The Western Coast of America from Cape Horn to Beerings Strait, The Eastern Shores of Asia Including Japan, China . . . according the most Modern Surveys . . . Additions to 1836 (Large Insets

  • $29.99

With Manuscript Tracks Showing the Course of An American Whaler in the Pacific. Fine example of Norie's monumental sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. The chart is noteworthy for the large insets maps of San Francisco, San Diego, Hawaii, Honolulu and...


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1844 - A New Chart of The Pacific Ocean, Exhibiting The Western Coast of America from Cape Horn to Beerings Strait, The Eastern Shores of Asia Including Japan, China . . . according the most Modern Surveys . . . Additions to 1836 & 1844 (Large Insets of Hawaii,

  • $14.99

Fine example of Norie's monumental sea chart of the northern part of the Pacific Ocean. The chart is noteworthy for the large inset views of San Francisco, San Diego, Hawaii, Honolulu and Karakakoa Bay in Hawaii. Issued with revisions up to 1844,...