Asian Continent

  • Laurent Fries:  Tabu. moder. Indiae

    M. & G. Trechsel, Lyon, 1535

    Early and important woodcut map of Asia by Laurent Fries after Martin Waldseemüller. This woodcut map comes from the 1535 Lyon edition of Ptolemy's Geographia . One of the earliest representations...

    Tabu. moder. Indiae
    1535 - Laurent Fries
    11895

    Antique woodcut map of the Asian continent. Printed in Lyon by M. & G. Trechsel in 1535.

    1 600,00 €
  • Abraham Ortelius:  Asiae nova descriptio

    Anthonis Coppens van Diest, Antwerp, 1579

    Antique map of the Asian continent by Abraham Ortelius. Shows Asia from the Mediterranean to the Pacific. With the Arabian Peninsula, India, Thailand, China, Japan, Korea, Java, Borneo, Moluccas...

    Asiae nova descriptio
    1579 - Abraham Ortelius
    12563

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Antwerp by Anthonis Coppens van Diest in 1579.

    1 500,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  Asia wie es jetziger zeit nach den fürnemesten Herrschafften abgetheilet und beschriben ist.

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588

    First edition of the second map of Asia by Sebastian Münster. Shows Asia as a continent from Turkey to Southeast Asia and Japan. With a sea monster and a title cartouche. On verso the title with...

    Asia wie es jetziger zeit nach den fürnemesten Herrschafften abgetheilet...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    12428

    Original antique map of Asia. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1588.

    690,00 €
  • Giovanni Antonio Magini:  India Orientalis

    Venice, circa 1596

    Antique map of Southeast Asia by G.A. Magini. Showing southeast Asia with India, China, Japan, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia. To the northeast, the...

    India Orientalis
    1596 - Giovanni Antonio Magini
    12550

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice circa 1596.

    360,00 €
  • Jodocus Hondius:  Asiae Nova Descriptio Auctore Jodoco Hondio

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1613-19

    Beautiful antique map of the Asian continent by Jodocus Hondius. Shows Asia from the Mediterranean to the Pacific. With the Arabian Peninsula, India, Thailand, China, Japan, Korea as an island,...

    Asiae Nova Descriptio Auctore Jodoco Hondio
    1613 - Jodocus Hondius
    12560

    Coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1613.

    1 500,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  Nova Asiae tabula majori in minorem hanc formani reducta a Joh. Bapt. Homann

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Scarce map of Asia by Christoph Weigel after J. B. Homann. Still without Kamchatka, but with the big island of Terra Yedso above Japan. Compagnie Land to the upper right could be an early...

    Nova Asiae tabula majori in minorem hanc formani reducta a Joh. Bapt....
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    11955

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    390,00 €
  • Gilles Robert de Vaugondy:  Nouvelle représentation Des Côtes Nord et Est de l'Asie : pour servir d'éclaircissement aux...

    Paris, 1772

    Engraved map with three opposing theories on the Northeast Passage in the Northeast of Asia and the American Northwest. Shows an unusual representation of the Kamchatka Peninsula, with Japan,...

    Nouvelle représentation Des Côtes Nord et Est de l'Asie : pour servir...
    1772 - Gilles Robert de Vaugondy
    11886

    Antique map of Russia. Printed in Paris in the year 1772.

    190,00 €
  • 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...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    11323

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

  • Sebastian Münster:  Die Länger Asie nach irer gelegenheit bisz in Indiam werden in disser tafel verzeichnet

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)

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

    Die Länger Asie nach irer gelegenheit bisz in Indiam werden in disser...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12469

    Coloured woodcut map of the Asian continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

  • 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
    1580 - Abraham Ortelius
    10077

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

  • 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
    1597 - Giovanni Antonio Magini
    10581

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

  • 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,...
    1613 - Gerard Mercator
    10322

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

  • 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,...
    1630 - Gerard Mercator
    10041

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

  • 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:...
    1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11061

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

  • 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...
    1670 - Frederick de Wit
    10101

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

  • 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.
    1680 - Nicolas Visscher
    10010

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

  • 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'...
    1696 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot
    10053

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

  • 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...
    1712 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11494

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

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius Africae [and] Totius Americae...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    A matching set of the World and the Continents by J. B. HomannWorld Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti : Old coloured antique world map by J. B. Homann. With southern...

    Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11811

    Old coloured world map and continent maps by Johann Baptist Homann. Published around 1720 in Nuremberg.

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

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Early antique map of Asia by Johann Baptist Homann. With Kamchatka already drawn as a peninsular. Compagnie Land to the upper right could be an early representation of Alaska or a...

    Asiae Recentissima Delineatio, qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    12182

    Old coloured map of the Asian continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

  • 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 ...
    1738 - Edward Wells
    10824

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

  • 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 ...
    1738 - Edward Wells
    10832

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

  • 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 ...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11293

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

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