Asian Continent

  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit bisz in India, werden in diser Tafel verzeichnet

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The earliest printed map of the Asian Continent. Asia is shown from the Caspian Sea to the Pacific Ocean. In South East Asia the islands Java Major and Minor are named, also Borneo and the Moluccas...

    Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit bisz in India, werden in diser...
    11323

    Coloured woodcut map of the Asian continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    1 450,00 €
  • 1712 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Asiae Recentissima Delineatio, qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis Unacum Orientalibus Indiis...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, 1712

    First edition of J.B. Homann's map of Asia. Still without Kamchatka, but with the big island of Terra Yedso above Japan. Compagnie Land to the upper right could be an early representation of...

    Asiae Recentissima Delineatio, qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis...
    11494

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann in 1712.

    650,00 €
  • 1580 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Asiae nova descriptio

    Antwerp, 1580

    Beautiful original coloured map of Asia. From the 1580 German edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. The cartographical source of this map comes from Ortelius own 1567 wall map of...

    Asiae nova descriptio
    10077

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1580.

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  • 1604 - Giovanni Antonio Magini

    Giovanni Antonio Magini:  Asia

    Matthias Quad, Cologne, 1597 (1604)

    Beautiful original old hand coloured copper engraved map of Asia. With an unusual shape of Japan and a small part of the American continent east of Japan. From the 1604 Cologne edition of...

    Asia
    10581

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Cologne by Matthias Quad in 1604.

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  • 1613 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Asia ex Magna Orbis Terre Descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris Desumpta, Studio et Industria G.M....

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1613

    Beautiful original old coloured Mercator map of Asia. This map first appeared in the famous Mercator "Atlas Sive Cosmographicae" of 1595, later published until 1633 in Mercator Hondius Atlases....

    Asia ex Magna Orbis Terre Descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris Desumpta,...
    10322

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1613.

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  • 1630 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  Asia ex Magna Orbis Terre Descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris Desumpta, Studio et Industria G.M....

    1630

    This map first appeared in the famous Mercator "Atlas Sive Cosmographicae" of 1595, later puplished until 1633 in Mercator Hondius Atlases.

    Asia ex Magna Orbis Terre Descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris Desumpta,...
    10041

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in the year 1630.

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  • 1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw [and]...

    Amsterdam, circa 1640

    A matching set of the World and the Continents by Willem J. Blaeu These five maps represent the apogee of seventeenth century Dutch cartography. With their decorative panels of costumed figures,...

    Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula auct:...
    11061

    Old coloured world map and continent maps with borders by Willem J. Blaeu. Published around 1640 in Amsterdam.

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  • 1670 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Magnae Tartariae, Magni Mogolis Imperii, Iaponiae et Chinae, Nova Descriptio

    Amsterdam, circa 1670

    Original hand coloured engraved map of Siberia / Tartaria with China, Japan and the peninsulas of Korea by Frederick de Wit. One beautiful coloured cartouche.

    Magnae Tartariae, Magni Mogolis Imperii, Iaponiae et Chinae, Nova...
    10101

    Coloured map of Russia, Korea, Japan. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1670.

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  • 1680 - Nicolas Visscher

    Nicolas Visscher:  Asiae Nova Delineatio Auctore N. Visscher.

    Amsterdam, circa 1680

    Attractive map of Asia by Nicolas Visscher. Showing several animal in Africa and sailing ships. On top left the Royal Coat of Arms of Holland.

    Asiae Nova Delineatio Auctore N. Visscher.
    10010

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1680.

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  • 1696 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot

    Alexis Hubert Jaillot:  L' Asie divisee en ses Principales Regions, et ou se peut- voir l' estendue. Des Empires,...

    1696

    Attractive large map of Asia, by Jaillot and Sanson. Forth state dated 1696.

    L' Asie divisee en ses Principales Regions, et ou se peut- voir l'...
    10053

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in the year 1696.

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  • 1738 - Edward Wells

    Edward Wells:  A New Map of Ancient Asia ...

    E. Wells, London, circa 1738

    Decorative coloured map of the Asian continent. From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher and mathematician, born in 1667. All...

    A New Map of Ancient Asia ...
    10824

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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  • 1738 - Edward Wells

    Edward Wells:  A New Map of Present Asia ...

    E. Wells, London, circa 1738

    Decorative coloured map of the Asian continent. From "A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography" by Edward Wells an English clergyman, teacher and mathematician, born in 1667. All...

    A New Map of Present Asia ...
    10832

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Wells circa 1738.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Asia. From 'A Complete System of Geography' . With the mythical De Gama's Land, east of Japan, with the note 'This coast was discover'd by John de Gama in a Voyage from China to...

    A New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys ...
    11293

    Antique map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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