Antique rare maps of Asia


1719 - Carte Nouvelle de la Grande Tartarie ou L'Empire Du Cham . . .

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Decorative and detailed map showing Central Asia and the Tartary, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique. The map extends from Nova Semla in the northwest towards northern China and the peninsula of Korea in the southwest of the map....


1730 - et des Rojaumes de Corée et de Japan

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Fine example of the Homann Heir map of Korea, Japan, Manchuria and easternmost Russia, published in Nuremberg. The map is the eastern sheet of a pair of maps published by the Homann Heirs showing China, Korea, Tartaria, Japan, etc. The Kingdom of...


1730 - Geographica Nova . . . Mare Caspium altera Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso curiose exhibet . . .

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Decorative pair of antique engraved maps on one sheet, focusing on the Caspian Sea and Northeastern Russia and Kamtchatka. Includes an elaborate cartouche.


1732 - Onzieme Feuille particul de la Tartarie Chinoise qui contenant un Pays dependant de la Russie au Couchant de Niptchou

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Fine example of D'Anville's map of the region just north of Mongolia. Shows a number of rivers and a few settlements and the road from Niptchou or Nerzinskoi to Beijing, beginning in eastern part of the map. Decorative cartouche. In 1765, an...


1732 - Xe. feuille de la Tartarie Chinoise contenant le Pais de Ke-Tching l'embouchure du Saghalien- Oula dans la Mer Orientale, et la grande Isle qui est au dedans

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nFine example of D'Anville's map of the of the easternmost part of Chinese Tartary (now Sakhalin Island and Northeastern Russia). Shows roads, villages, mountains, rivers and other details. Decorative cartouche.


1735 - Carte des Isles du Japon Et des Costes de la Chine les plus voisines Avec les Terres qui en sont au Nord Decouverte et soumises par les Russiens Sous lenom de Pays Kamtschatka dont on ne connoissoit anciennement que la partie la plus prochure du Japon app

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Rare D'Anville Map of Northwest Pacific Showing the Discoveries of the First Kamchatka Expedition Fine example of this important early map of Kamchatka and Japan, showing the sea route of the First Kamchatka Expedition. It also details the fanciful...


1739 - Imperii Russici et Tatariae Universae tam majoris et Asiaticae quam minoris et Europae Tabula . . . 1739

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Detailed map of the Asian part of the Russian Empire, from the Caspian Sea and Bergen Island to Japan and the Pacific. The present example includes the portrait of Anna Ioannovna, who was regent of the duchy of Courland from 1711 until 1730 and then...


1744 - An Exact Chart of all the Countries through which Capt. Behring Travelled from Tobolski, Capital of Siberia to the Country of Kamtschatka

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Nice example of the first English language map to show Vitus Behring's Route. In December 1724, Czar Peter the Great ordered the Danish-born Captain-Commander Vitus Bering (1681-1741) to lead the First Kamchatka Expedition (1725-30), in an effort to...


1749 - Tatariae Sinensis Mappa Geographica ex Tabulis secialibus R.R.P.P. Iesuitarum nec non Relationibus R.P. Gerbillon per Doom d'Anville . . . 1732. nunc Secundum L.L. Projectionis Stereographicae . . . Per Tobiam Mayer . . . 1749

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A scarce and interesting regional map of Chinese Tartary, extending from the Gobi Desert in the West to Mongolia in the East. Includes extensive notes and explanations in Latin. Based upon D'Anville's seminal work in 1732 map. The map Includes far...


1750 - Partie Orientale De L'Empire De Russie En Asie, ou trouvent les Provinces de Jakuckskoy, Kransnojarskoy, Selinginskoy, Ilimskoy, Krasnojarskoy, Narimskoy, Jenisseiskoy, Mangajeiskoy, & c. et les Confins de la Tatarie Chinoise. . . .1750

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Fascinating and attractive map of the Northeastern portion of Asia, including Russia, China, the Gobi Desert, etc. Includes cities, villages, rivers, mountain ranges and various coastal islands.


1757 - Carte Des Isles Kouriles d'apres la Carte Russe . . . par Laurent

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A striking map of Northern Japan and the contiguous islands and coastline. Very detailed and interesting.


1771 - Carte De La Tartarie Chinois . . . 1771

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Fascinating map of northeastern Asia by Rigobert Bonne. The map is bounded by Siberia and Korea in the east and extending to Central Asia and Chinese Tartarie. Highly detailed and attractive.


1776 - Mappa Gubernii Irkutensis, complectens Provincias Irkutensem, Jakutensem et Udinensem Comp. J. Trescott 1776

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Rare regional map of northeastern Russia, prepared for Peter the Great's survey and published by the Geographic Department of the Imperial Academy of Science. The map shows Russia's east Asian provinces: Yakutsk, Irkutsk and Undinen with fine detail...


1779 - Partie Orientale De L'Empire De Russie En Asie…Provinces de Jakuckskoy,Nerckzinskoy, Selinginskoy, Ilimskoy, Krasnojarkoy, Narimskoy, Jenisseiskoy,Mangajeiskoy, &c…Tartarie…

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Interesting highly detailed map showing Central Asia, Russian Asia, Mongolia, etc. and extending southwest to the Gobi Desert and east to Kamchatka and the Northeast Passage. Based upon source material from De Vaungondy and De L'Isle's Russian Atlas.


1787 - Plan du Typa ou de Macao [with] Plan De La Baye D'Awatwska…Du Kamtschatka [with] Parti Du Japon ou Nipon

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Detailed maps of Macao, Awatska Island and part of Japan (Nihon), which appeared in the French edition of the Official Account of Cook's Voyages. Includes soundings and other details of each of the Bays.