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Antique rare maps of Asia





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1889 - Persia

  • $9.99

Decorative and unusual trading card map from this famous series. Map is surrounded by decorative vignette, showing indigenous scenes.


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1599 - Descriptio Hydrographica accomodata ad Battavorum navagatione Javam Insula Indiae Orientalis . . . 1595 . . . 1597 . . .

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The Earliest Obtainable Map To Show Houtman's Crossing of the Indian Ocean to the Java, Opening The Spice Trade to The Dutch in 1597. Finely engraved map, showing the route of first Dutch fleet from Zuider Zee to Java in 1596-97, under the command of...


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0 - Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacientium Typus

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Ortelius' Map of Southeast Asia, from the World's First Atlas Nice example of Ortelius' map of Southeast Asia, Japan, and the Philippines, etc., including a small section of the west coast of California. The map featured in Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis...


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1802 - Australien (Sudland) auch Polynesien oder Inselwelt, insgemein der funfte Welltheil . . . 1802 (Sea of Korea)

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Exquisitely-Detailed Map of Australasia and the South Pacific -- Sea of Korea Fine example of Walch's map of the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia, first published in Augsburg in 1802. It celebrates the routes and encounters of the recent European...


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1807 - Carte Generale de la Nouvelle Hollande et des Archipels Du Grand Ocean, qui sont au norde et a l'est de cette terre; Dressee, en 1807, Pour servir au Voyage du Contre-Amiral Bruny Dentrecasteaux, fait, Par Ordre du Gouvernement, en 1791, 1792 et 1793; P

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Rare Separately Issued Example of the Entrecasteaux-eautemps-Beaupre Chart of Australia, New Zealand, etc. Remarkable sea chart of Australia, New Zealand and contiguous regions, extending to Borneo, Mindanao and the Straits of Malacca. Unlike most...


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1896 - Missions Catholiques De La Melanesie, Micronesie et Polynesie (Oceanie)

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Rare map showing the Catholic Missions on New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Fijian Islands, the Marquesas, and a number of other islands, with a general map in the center, published as a Supplement to...


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1726 - [Sunda and Lilliput, etc. from Gulliver's Travels]

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Liliput and Sunda -- From Gulliver's Travels Lilliput is an island nation to the southwest of Sumatra and the Sunda Straits, discovered in 1699 by Lemuel Gulliver, a surgeon on a merchant ship that was shipwrecked on the island. The inhabitants are...


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1805 - Driving Elephants Into A Keddah | Des Elephants, Conduits Dans Un Keddah

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Fascinating engraving showing natives driving Indian Elephants into a Keddah, based upon an oil painting by Samuel Howett.


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1971 - [Soviet Russian Ecology Propaganda Poster] Основы Водного Законодательства Союза ССР

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Original vintage Soviet Russian propaganda poster. The title translates as follows: The blue expanse is dear to us everywhere and it is not without reason that we are talking about it. - It's time to protect the wealth of our rivers and lakes in...


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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.

  • $24.99

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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1835 - (First Atlas Published in India) School Atlas

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The First Atlas Printed In India. Rare early school atlas, lithographically printed in Calcutta by pioneer mapmaker Jean-Baptiste Tassin. The School Atlas was likely created in part due to the demand for educational material created by the General...


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1884 - Atlasz Grof Szechenyi Bela Kelet-Azsiai Utjahoz 1877-1880. Kreitner Gusztav cs. k. fohadnagynak, az exeditio tagjanak eredeti folvetele Foldrajzi Resz. 17 lap. Loczy Lajosnak az exeditio tagjanak, geologiai terkepe. 15 lap.

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The First Geological Atlas of Tibet Rare geographical atlas of the northern Tibetan Mountains, published in Vienna by the Military Geographical Institute, published to accompany Széchenyi's three-volume account of his travels. From 1877 to 1880...


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1950 - (Hanoi Region) Bản đồ Hành-chính Các Tỉnh Trung-Châu Bac Viet Nam

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Wonderful 12-sheet Vietnamese-language color-lithographed map of the region around Hanoi in northern Vietnam. Bound as separate sheets in the original publisher's portfolio, along with a general map showing how the sheets combine. The twelve sheets...


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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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1965 - [World Boundary Map]

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A Chinese world map first published in 1965 and with corrections to 1977. The map is centered on the Pacific and shows geopolitical boundaries, while two smaller hemispherical maps naming the continents. An index of countries with their populations and...


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1750 - Carte de la Mer du Sud ou Mer Pacifique entre l'Equateur et le 39 1/2 de Latitude Septentrionale

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Impressive Chart of the Pacific Ocean Depicting a Thrilling Circumnavigation Dynamic chart of the mid-Pacific Ocean from the French-edition of Anson’s bestselling voyage account. It includes voyage tracks of Anson’s Centurion and the ship he...