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.
Rare woodcut map of Sri Lanka or Sumatra by Benedetto Bordone. Shows the island of Sri Lanka (former Ceylon) with a part of the mainland of India on top.From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de...12207
Antique woodcut map of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.
[Maidegascar, Zanzibar, Scorsia, Inebila, Imangla, Scilam, Dondina]
Three rare woodcut maps by Benedetto Bordone on one sheet. The first shows Madagascar with Zanzibar and Mauritius. On verso a map of Scilam (Sri Lanka, Ceylon) and Dondina. Furthermore the mythical...12208
Antique woodcut map of Sri Lanka, Madagascar. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.
Rare woodcut map of Sumatra and Thailand by Benedetto Bordone. Showing the Southeast Asian island of Sumatra belonging to Indonesia, labeled iava minore . North is on the right side. Below a map...12209
Antique woodcut map of Borneo, Thailand, Sumatra, Indonesia. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.
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...11895
Antique woodcut map of the Asian continent. Printed in Lyon by M. & G. Trechsel in 1535.
Taprobana - Descrittione dell'Isola di Taprobana
Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572
First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Sri Lanka or Sumatra. This finely-executed map shows the island of Sri Lanka (former Ceylon) with a part of the mainland of India to...12370
Antique map of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.
Isole Molucche - Isole Molvcche - Descrittione dell'Isola Molucche
Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572
First edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of the East Indies and Indochina. This finely-executed map is one of the earliest obtainable maps of Southeast Asia and shows Malaysia,...12373
Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.
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.
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...12428
Original antique map of Asia. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1588.
Insularum Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio.
G. Valk and P. Schenk, Amsterdam, 1630 (1690)
Janssonius' map of Southeast Asia coloured by a contemporary hand. Re-issued by G. Valk and P. Schenk with modified title and signature. Decorated with three cartouches, two compass roses, ships...11276
Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk and P. Schenk in 1690.
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.
Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo De Bengala Nova descriptio.
Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650
Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the Bay of Bengal by J. Janssonius. Shows the north-eastern part of the Indian Ocean with Sri Lanka, the east coast of India, Bangladesh,...11915
Old coloured sea chart of the Gulf of Bengal. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.
Plan de Batavia
Fer, N., Paris, 1696
Plan of Jakarta former Batavia the Dutch colonial capital in Indonesia by Nicolas de Fer. The title and key cartouche identifies 41 locations. From Les Forces de l'Europe .11266
Antique map of Batavia, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Printed in Paris by Fer, N. in 1696.
Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda
Coronelli's map of Southeast Asia with the northern part of Australia, centred around Borneo. Verso a smaller map (22x28cm) of the adjoining western region up to Ceylon with Malaysia at centre....11472
Antique map of Northern Australia, Borneo. Printed in Venice in the year 1696.
Sumatrae et Insularum Locorum que Nonnull Orum Cir-cumia Centium Tabula Noua
P. Schenk and G. Valk, Amsterdam, circa 1710
A very decorative, old coloured seachart of Sumatra with the southern part of Malaysia. Numerous place names including Palimbam (Palembang) and Atchem (Banda Aceh) at the coast line. Beautiful...11192
Old coloured map of Malaysia, Indonesia, Sumatra. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Schenk and G. Valk circa 1710.
La Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.
Attractive view of Ambon (Moluccas) by Pierre van der Aa. Shows the capital of Ambon Island with several ships in foreground during the the Dutch golden age in Indonesia with the Dutch East India...11270
Vintage view of Ambon Island of the Moluccas in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam in 1719.
Die Insel Formosa neü abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi
Very rare and early map of Taiwan (Formosa) with the Penghu or Pescadores Islands and the coast line of Fujian, a part of the Chinese mainland. The map was published in Der Neue Welt Bott , a...11701
Antique map of Formosa, Taiwan. Printed in Augsburg in the year 1726.
Amsterdam, circa 1750
Attractive view of Ambon (Moluccas) by Jacob van der Schley. Shows the capital of Ambon Island with several shipsin foreground during the the Dutch golden age in Indonesia with the Dutch East India...11260
Vintage view of Ambon Island of the Moluccas in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam around 1750.
Vue de l' Isle Onrust / Gezigt van't Eiland Onrust.
Amsterdam, circa 1760
A view of the V.O.C. wharf on the island of Onrust, located near Jakarta.11262
Vintage view of the wharf of V.O.C. near Jakarta in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam around 1750.
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...11323
Coloured woodcut map of the Asian continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
Tabula noua Indiae orientalis & meridionalis.
G. Trechsel, Vienne, 1541
Handcoloured trapezoidal woodcut map of Southeast Asia. From the 1541 Vienne edition of Ptolemy's Geographia edited by M. Servetus and published by Gaspar Trechsel. 'This is the first printed...10855
Coloured woodcut map of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia. Printed in Vienne by G. Trechsel in 1541.
Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacientium Typus
Gielis van Diest, Antwerp, 1570
Rare first edition, first state of Ortelius' striking map of Southeast Asia.Rare and important first edition of the beautiful Southeast Asia map of Abraham Ortelius. From the first 'modern'...11762
Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Antwerp by Gielis van Diest in 1570.
Von der Insel Giava
Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574
Early depiction of cannibalism in Southeast Asia. Verso a view of Pego. Transcription of the text to the right of the woodcut:In etlichen Stetten dieser Inseln frißt man Menschenfleisch,...11533
Woodcut of a historical scene. Cannibalism. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1606
Beautiful coloured map of India, the Malay Peninsula, China and the Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia and parts of Sumatra with Borneo from a French edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas. With two...10687
Coloured map of the Philippines, Thailand, China, India. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1606.