Antique rare maps of Asia


1635 - Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum

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A Map of Persia From the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography Finely hand-colored example of Willem Janszoon Blaeu's map of Kingdom of Persia. The map extends from the Eastern Mediterranean to Tacalistan and the Indus River and the Dalanguer Mountains and...


1657 - Asiae Nova Descriptio . . .

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Rare separately issued Carte-a-figures map of Asia, published by Claes Jansson Visscher. The map includes 8 costumed figures in side-borders, 10 bird's-eye-views of cities in upper and lower borders. The map is a later issue of Petrus Kaerius's map...


1676 - Asia with the Islands adjoining described, the attire of the people, & Townes of importance, all of them newly augmented . . . 1626

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John Speed's Map of Asia This is a fantastic map of Asia, bearing all the aesthetic strengths for which Speed's maps are prized. Asia is shown in full, with many interesting and mysterious geographical features. Eight important Asian cities line the...


1683 - Ruines De Tschelminare

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Picturesque view of these ancient ruins.


1700 - Lycaonia In Minores Regiones seu Tractus distincta et in ea Romana Itnerara ex Tabula Peutingeriana et ex Antonio descripta. . .

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Scarce map of Central Turkey, with Ancyra (Ancora) in the upper left of the map and showing the early Roman and other road through the region. The map appeared in Mortier's Atlas Antiquus, based upon the work of Nicolas Sanson.


1702 - Repraesentatio Totius Asiae Cuius Regiones Paucae Fide Catholica

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A striking and scarce map of Asia by Heinrich Scherer. The unshaded areas show where Catholocism has spread in Asia (China, Philippines, the western coast of India). Christ appears in the lower-left corner with stereotyped Asians praying to him.


1706 - De Koninkryken van Guzaratte Cambaya en Mogol Tot aen Bengale en Pegu . . .

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Detailed regional map of the mouth of the Ganges and neighboring regions in the Bay of Bengal, illustrating the narrative of Nino da Cunha. Includes decorative cartouche and vignette. The map offered here was used by Vander Aa to illustrate a Dutch...


1710 - Totius Asiae Continens Cum Praecipuis Insulis Eidem Annexis

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Striking example of Scherer's map of Asia. Includes a marvelous depiction of Japan, the Philippines and a hint of Australia, with a curiously undersized Korea.


1750 - Palaestina in XII Tribus divisa, cum Terris Adiacentibus denuo revisa & copisior reddita Stusdio…1750

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Detailed map of the Holy Land, colored according to the lands of the 12 tribes, with two large cartouches.


1751 - Premiere Partie de la Carte d'Asie Contenant la Turquie, l'Arabie, la Perse, l'Inde en deca du Gange et de la Tartarie ... par le S'r d'Anville MDCCLI

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Striking 2-sheet map of the western half of Asia, published by D'Anville. Includes details from Turkey through the Black and Caspian Seas to Tibet and south to include the Arabian peninsula and all of India. Fine detail throughout including the Maldive...


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...


1775 - Asia

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Extremely rare map of Asia, published in Mainz by W.C. Rucker. The printing and shading on the map is quite bold and unusual. We have never seem a map by this mapmaker.


1817 - Northern Hindostan [with] Nepaul [with] Cabul

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Fascinating regional map of Northern India, colored by regions and showing the lands controlled by the British, Nabob of Oude, Berar Rajah, Nizam, Nysore Rajah, Mahrattas, Travancore, and King of Candy. Large insets of Cabul and Nepal. The map of...


1830 - [Asia] (Title in Greek-Turkish Hybrid)

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Scarce map of Asia. The lettering is in Greek, but the word is Turkic.


1844 - Neueste Karte von Hinter Indien … 1844

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Detailed regional map of the Malay Peninsula, Vietnam, Cambodia, etc. extending from the Straits of Malacca and Singapore north to Hainan and the Gulf of Tonquin. From Meyer's Hand-Atlas. A bit toned and soiled. Extremely detailed regional map. A...


1860 - Asia

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Detailed map of the Continent, colored by countries and provinces. Shows cities, rivers, islands, lakes, mountains, the Great Wall, etc. A terrific regional map, from JH Colton, one of the most prolific American mapmakers of the mid-19th Century.