Japan - Korea

  • Benedetto Bordone:  Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    The earliest Europe-printed map of Japan as an islandEarly and very important map of Japan by Benedetto Bordone. On verso a map of the Southeast Asia islands Java or Borneo (Java Majjiore),...

    Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]
    1528 - Benedetto Bordone
    12204

    Antique woodcut map of Japan. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 400,00 €
  • Tomaso Porcacchi:  Mondo Nuovo - Descrittione dell'Isola et Terra di di Santa Croce, ouero Mondo Nuovo.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    The earliest obtainable map of North America. Printed in 1572.Rare first edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of North America. The earliest obtainable map of North America,...

    Mondo Nuovo - Descrittione dell'Isola et Terra di di Santa Croce, ouero...
    1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi
    12371

    Antique map of North America. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    1 900,00 €
  • Abraham Ortelius:  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, circa 1587

    Ortelius' Stunning Map of China with Old Colour.Old coloured map of China by Abraham Ortelius. The map is oriented to the west, north is on the right side. This is the first map of China ever...

    Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
    1587 - Abraham Ortelius
    11521

    Old coloured map of China. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius circa 1587.

    3 400,00 €
  • Jodocus Hondius:  China

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1623

    Impressive antique map of China, Japan and Korea by Jodocus Hondius. First published in the Mercator-Hondius Atlas of 1606.At the beginning of the 17th century, little is known about this...

    China
    1623 - Jodocus Hondius
    12412

    Coloured map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1623.

    1 950,00 €
  • Gerard Mercator:  Tartaria

    Johannes Cloppenburch, Amsterdam, 1630-36

    Scarce antique map of the Tartary by G. Mercator. Shows the Tartar Empire with Russia, the Caspian Sea in the west, the north of China with the Great Wall of China, Korea is still shown as an...

    Tartaria
    1630 - Gerard Mercator
    12593

    Antique map of the Tartary. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Cloppenburch in 1630.

    270,00 €
  • Gerard Mercator:  China

    Johannes Cloppenburch, Amsterdam, 1630-36

    Rare antique map of China by G. Mercator. Shows China with the Great Wall of China, Japan, Korea is still shown as an island and in the northeast with Alaska. From the scarce edition of the...

    China
    1630 - Gerard Mercator
    12594

    Antique map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Cloppenburch in 1630.

    750,00 €
  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta

    J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1634

    Blaeu's first Map of China.Old coloured map of China by Willem Blaeu. China is outlined in green and bounded by the Great Wall in the north. Korea is still depicted as an island. The...

    China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta
    1634 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11508

    Old coloured map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Blaeu in 1634.

    2 000,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Iaponiae Nova Descriptio

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1639-49

    Early Map of Japan with Korea as an Island.Old coloured antique map of Japan and Korea by J. Janssonius after Mercator-Hondius. In the west the coastline of China, Korea is shown as an...

    Iaponiae Nova Descriptio
    1639 - Johannes Janssonius
    12559

    Old coloured map of Japan - Korea. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1639.

    1 800,00 €
  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  Carte de Tartarie Dressee sur les Relations de Plusieurs Voyageurs de Differentes Nations... /...

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Old coloured antique map of Russia with Siberia and Korea after Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier edition of the detailed map by G. de l'Isle. Shows the Russian Empire from Moscow...

    Carte de Tartarie Dressee sur les Relations de Plusieurs Voyageurs de...
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12453

    Old coloured map of Russia. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    690,00 €
  • Anonymous:  Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1750

    A Scarce Korean Woodblock Atlas.Album with 9 woodblock maps from a traditional Korean woodblock atlas, printed mid 18th century. With a map of China with Korea and 8 maps of the provinces of...

    Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    1750 - Anonymous
    12080

    Korean Woodblock Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, Mid 18th Century

    8 500,00 €
  • Anonymous:  Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1780

    A Scarce Korean Manuscript Atlas.Album with 12 manuscript maps from a traditional Korean manuscript atlas, drawn in the late 18th century. With a China-centered world map (Chonha-Do), a map...

    Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    1780 - Anonymous
    12081

    Korean Manuscript Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, late 18th Century

    18 000,00 €
  • Anonymous:  Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1820

    A Scarce Korean Manuscript Atlas.Album with 11 manuscript maps from a traditional Korean manuscript atlas, drawn in the early 19th century. With a China-centered world map (Chonha-Do), a map...

    Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    1820 - Anonymous
    12082

    Korean Manuscript Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, early 19th Century

    12 000,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    11326

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

  • Sebastian Münster:  Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...

    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12468

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

  • Sebastian Münster:  Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales & Indianas Vocant

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1554)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...

    Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales &...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12611

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1554.

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  • Abraham Ortelius:  Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus

    Antwerp, 1570

    First state of the Tartary map by A. Ortelius. Showing large part of Asia from Black Sea with Russia, parts of China, a curious early treatment of Japan and an early treatment of the West Coast of...

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus
    1570 - Abraham Ortelius
    11686

    Coloured map of the Tartary. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1570.

  • Abraham Ortelius:  Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus

    Antwerp, 1584

    Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of the Tartary by A. Ortelius. Showing large part of Asia from Black Sea with Russia, parts of China, a curious early treatment of Japan and an...

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus
    1584 - Abraham Ortelius
    11336

    Old coloured map of the Northwestern US, Tartary. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

  • 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.

  • Vincenzo Maria Coronelli:  [Asia]

    Venice, 1697

    Important Asia map of V.M. Coronelli showing southeast Asia with Australia and Japan. Many discoveries around and in Australia are described with dates, place and discoverer. The map was concept as...

    [Asia]
    1697 - Vincenzo Maria Coronelli
    10880

    Coloured map of Australia, Japan, Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice in the year 1697.

  • Covens and Mortier:  Carte Des Indes et de la Chine Dressee sur plusieurs Relations particulieres Rectifees par...

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1720

    Old coloured antique map of East Asia with India, the Malay Peninsula, China and the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Sumatra with Borneo, Japan and Korea. Covens & Mortier's edition of Guillaume de...

    Carte Des Indes et de la Chine Dressee sur plusieurs Relations...
    1720 - Covens and Mortier
    12442

    Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1720.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Geographica Nova.. Mare Caspium altera Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso curiose exhibet... / Das...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1730

    Two maps on one sheet in beautiful original old colours. On the right a fascinating mapping of Kamchatka with the Kurils and Hokkaido in the north of Japan. Based a Russian expeditions sent by...

    Geographica Nova.. Mare Caspium altera Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso...
    1730 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11483

    Old coloured map of the Caspian Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann circa 1730.

  • Homann Erben:  Imperii Russici et Tatariae Universae tam majoris et Asiaticae quam minoris et Europaeae Tabula ...

    Homann Erben, Nuremberg, 1739

    Very detailed antique map of the Russian Empire covering the region from the Baltic Sea across Siberia up to Korea and Japan. The a decorative cartouche contains hunters with stag and bear. The...

    Imperii Russici et Tatariae Universae tam majoris et Asiaticae quam...
    1739 - Homann Erben
    12189

    Old coloured map of Russia. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1739.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Fortsetzung der Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean die Eylande Sonda die Küsten von Tunquin...

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746

    Interesting and detailed sea chart of Southeast Asia by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, the east coast of China and parts of Papua New Guinea. With a compass rose and one...

    Fortsetzung der Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean die Eylande Sonda...
    1746 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10555

    Sea chart of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, China, Japan. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

  • Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of Japan Laid down from the Memoirs of the Portuguese and...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Japan from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With an elaborate allegorical cartouche and a compass rose. The way in which the area to the north of Honshu is depicted is noteworthy,...

    A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of Japan Laid down from the Memoirs...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11031

    Antique map of Japan - Korea. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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