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...11521
Old coloured map of China. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius circa 1587.
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...12412
Coloured map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1623.
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...12594
Antique map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Cloppenburch in 1630.
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...11508
Old coloured map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Blaeu in 1634.
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...12559
Old coloured map of Japan - Korea. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1639.
Pascaert vande Zuyd Zee en een Gedeelte van Brasil Van Ilhas de Ladronos tot R. de la Plata
J. van Keulen, Amsterdam, 1680
Dramatic Sea Chart of the Pacific with California Depicted as an Island. Johannes van Keulen's very decorative chart of the Pacific Ocean. Shows the Pacific Ocean with North and South America....12737
Coloured sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by J. van Keulen in 1680.
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...12453
Old coloured map of Russia. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.
Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
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...12080
Korean Woodblock Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, Mid 18th Century
Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
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...12082
Korean Manuscript Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, early 19th Century
Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]
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),...12204
Antique woodcut map of Japan. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.
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...11326
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
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...12468
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.
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...12611
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1554.
Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus
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...11686
Coloured map of the Tartary. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1570.
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,...12371
Antique map of North America. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.
Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus
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...11336
Old coloured map of the Northwestern US, Tartary. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.
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...12593
Antique map of the Tartary. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Cloppenburch in 1630.
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.10101
Coloured map of Russia, Korea, Japan. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1670.
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...10880
Coloured map of Australia, Japan, Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice in the year 1697.
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...12442
Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1720.
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...11483
Old coloured map of the Caspian Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann circa 1730.
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...12189
Old coloured map of Russia. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1739.
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...10555
Sea chart of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, China, Japan. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.
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,...11031
Antique map of Japan - Korea. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.