Southeast Asia

  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    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]
    12204

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

    2 400,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Taprobana

    Venice, 1528-1565

    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...

    Taprobana
    12207

    Antique woodcut map of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    490,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [Maidegascar, Zanzibar, Scorsia, Inebila, Imangla, Scilam, Dondina]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    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...

    [Maidegascar, Zanzibar, Scorsia, Inebila, Imangla, Scilam, Dondina]
    12208

    Antique woodcut map of Sri Lanka, Madagascar. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    650,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [Java Minore]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    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...

    [Java Minore]
    12209

    Antique woodcut map of Borneo, Thailand, Sumatra, Indonesia. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    590,00 €
  • 1535 - Laurent Fries

    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
    11895

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

    1 600,00 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  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...

    Taprobana - Descrittione dell'Isola di Taprobana
    12370

    Antique map of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    190,00 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  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,...

    Isole Molucche - Isole Molvcche - Descrittione dell'Isola Molucche
    12373

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    890,00 €
  • 1587 - Abraham Ortelius

    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.
    11521

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

    3 400,00 €
  • 1630 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  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...

    Insularum Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio.
    11276

    Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk and P. Schenk in 1690.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1634 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    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
    11508

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

    2 000,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  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,...

    Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo De Bengala Nova descriptio.
    11915

    Old coloured sea chart of the Gulf of Bengal. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    650,00 €
  • 1696 - Nicolas de Fer

    Nicolas de Fer:  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 .

    Plan de Batavia
    11266

    Antique map of Batavia, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Printed in Paris by Fer, N. in 1696.

    150,00 €
  • 1696 - Vincenzo Maria Coronelli

    Vincenzo Maria Coronelli:  Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda

    Venice, 1696

    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....

    Isole dell'Indie diuise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda
    11472

    Antique map of Northern Australia, Borneo. Printed in Venice in the year 1696.

    1 650,00 €
  • 1710 - Valk & Schenk

    Valk & Schenk:  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...

    Sumatrae et Insularum Locorum que Nonnull Orum Cir-cumia Centium Tabula...
    11192

    Old coloured map of Malaysia, Indonesia, Sumatra. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Schenk and G. Valk circa 1710.

    900,00 €
  • 1719 - Pieter van der Aa

    Pieter van der Aa:  La Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.

    Amsterdam, 1719

    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...

    La Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.
    11270

    Vintage view of Ambon Island of the Moluccas in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam in 1719.

    380,00 €
  • 1726 - Joseph Stöcklein

    Joseph Stöcklein:  Die Insel Formosa neü abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi

    Augsburg, 1726-36

    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...

    Die Insel Formosa neü abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi
    11701

    Antique map of Formosa, Taiwan. Printed in Augsburg in the year 1726.

    1 100,00 €
  • 1750 - Jakob van der Schley

    Jakob van der Schley:  Amboine

    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...

    Amboine
    11260

    Vintage view of Ambon Island of the Moluccas in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam around 1750.

    170,00 €
  • 1760 - Jakob van der Schley

    Jakob van der Schley:  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.

    Vue de l' Isle Onrust / Gezigt van't Eiland Onrust.
    11262

    Vintage view of the wharf of V.O.C. near Jakarta in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam around 1750.

    85,00 €
  • 1540 - 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.

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  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  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...

    Tabula noua Indiae orientalis & meridionalis.
    10855

    Coloured woodcut map of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia. Printed in Vienne by G. Trechsel in 1541.

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  • 1570 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  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'...

    Indiae Orientalis Insularumque Adiacientium Typus
    11762

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Antwerp by Gielis van Diest in 1570.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  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,...

    Von der Insel Giava
    11533

    Woodcut of a historical scene. Cannibalism. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1606 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  India Orientalis

    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...

    India Orientalis
    10687

    Coloured map of the Philippines, Thailand, China, India. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1606.

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  • 1676 - John Speed

    John Speed:  A new map of East India

    T. Bassett and R. Chiswell, London, 1676

    Old coloured antique maps of Southeast Asia and India by John Speed. Published in Prospect of the most famous parts of the world , the first World Atlas published by an Englishman. The English...

    A new map of East India
    11899

    Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in London by T. Bassett and R. Chiswell in 1676.

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