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1740 - Imperium Japonicum Per Sexaginta et Sex Regiones Digestum Atque Ex Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum . . .

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Nice example of Matthaus Seutter's edition of Adrien Reland's seminal map of Japan. Adrien Reland's map of Japan is the first map to use Sino-Japanese characters on a European printed map and represents a radical departure from prior European maps of...


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1740 - India di la del Fiume Ganges overo di Malacca Siam Cambodia Chiampa Kochinkina Laos Pegu Ava &c.

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Scarce map of Southeast Asia and India, extending from the Gulf of Bengal to Canton province, from the Italian edition of Thomas Salmon's , Modern History: or, the present state of all Nations. . . entitled Lo Stato Presente... published in Venice,...


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1740 - Nieuwe Kaart van t Keyzer Ryk van den Grooten Mogols . . .

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Highly detailed map of India, extending to Tibet, published by Isaak Tirion in Amsterdam. The map extends from the Candahar region and Lake Zara to Tibet, and south to Ceylon.


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1740 - (Tharangambadi) Accurater Geographischer Entwurf Der Koniglichen Danischen Auf der Kuste Chromandel in Ost=Indien belegenen Stadt und Vestung Trankenbar oder Tarangenbadi u: Dansburg nebst denen dazu gehorigen Flecken und Dorfern . . .

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Scarce plan city of Tranquebar, primary factory for the Danish East India Company in the Madras Province. The Danish East India Company established a trading fort at Tranquebar around 1620. After years of sporadic and poor trading, Tranquebar became...


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1740 - Nuova et Accurata Carta dell' Isole Filippine, Ladrones, a Moluccos o Isole della Speziarie come anco Celebes &c.

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Scare map of Southeast Asia, from the Second Italian edition of Thomas Salmon's, Modern History: or, the present state of all Nations. . . entitled Lo Stato Presente... published in Venice from 1740-1762. The maps are attributed to Tirion in...


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1740 - Opulentissimi Regni Persiae juxta suas Provincias recentissima et accuratissima Designatio, Studio et sumtibus . . .

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A scarce map of Persia, published by Tobias Conrad Lotter. The map extends from the Black Sea to Kashmir, and the area is divided into kingdoms and other entities. The map is highly detailed, with major roads, rivers, and many other features all shown...


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1740 - Persia, According to the Newest and most Exact Observations. . .

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Beautiful 18th-century British map of Persia, published by Herman Moll in London, circa 1740. The Persian Gulf is referred to as the "Gulf of Bassora" and much of the Emirati, Qatari, and Saudi Gulf Coast described as "Part of Persia". Persian...


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1740 - Het Beloofde Landt Canaan doorwandelt van onsen Saligmaker Jesus Christus neffens zyne Apostelen.

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Detailed map of the Holy Land, showing the travels of Christ and the Apostles, including Paul's travel's at sea and numerous sailing vessels. An excellent example of a Duch Bible map of the Holy Land.


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1740 - Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad Sinum Catenbelae . . .

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Nice old color example of the Ottens sea chart of West Africa. The map extends from Senegal in the north to Angola in the south, centered on the Bay of Guinea. There is a wealth of navigational information including sandbanks and shoals. The chart is...


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1740 - A Chart of the Islands of Cape Verd

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Nice example of Mount & Page's sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands, which appeared in the English Pilot, Book I. Located in the South Atlantic some 300 miles west of Africa, the Cape Verde archipelago was discovered by the Portuguese in 1460. The...


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1740 - Hemisphere Meridional pour voir plus distinctement Les Terres Australes par Guillaume De L'Isle Onse voyent les Nouvelles decouvertes faites en 1739 au Sud du Cap de Bonne Esperance Par les Ordres de Mrs. de la Compagnie des Indes . . . (with additional t

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A Rare Ottens map of the Southern Hemisphere, with an additional text panels Southern Hemisphere This fascinating map captures the entire Southern Hemisphere from a polar projection. This rare variant example includes an additional text panel...


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1740 - Hemisphere Meridional pour voir plus distinctement Les Terres Australes par Guillaume De L'Isle Onse voyent les Nouvelles decouvertes faites en 1739 au Sud du Cap de Bonne Esperance Par les Ordres de Mrs. de la Compagnie des Indes

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A Rare Pair of Ottens Maps of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere, made especially to commemorate Lozier Bouvet's 1738-9 voyage. Fine pair of maps of the northern and southern hemispheres, originally by Guillaume Delisle and here re-issued by...


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1740 - [Title Page: Atlas Minor ]

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Decorative title page, with an elaborate scene showing a queen atop the globe and allegorical figures below.


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1740 - Sphaera Mundi Per circulos tam primarios quam secundarios cum punctis lineis at angulis notabilioribus, in triplici sexpectu Horizontis situ pro mot stellarum primo aliisque haruni Phaenomenis in genere tradendis exhibita . . .

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An interesting set of diagrams describing the basic ways in which the globe and the solar system are described. The image illustrates the basic methods of modeling the equator, the two Tropics, the Poles, the horizon and other features of a sphere....