Southeast Asia

  • 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.

  • 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.
    1541 - Laurent Fries
    10855

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

  • 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
    1570 - Abraham Ortelius
    11762

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

  • 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
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11533

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

  • 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
    1606 - Gerard Mercator
    10687

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

  • 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.

  • 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
    1676 - John Speed
    11899

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

  • 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.

  • Johann Christoph Haffner:  Odia in Siam

    Augsburg, circa 1700

    Attractive view of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya in Thailand, Siam by J. C. Haffner. Shows the city of Ayutthaya at the Chao Phraya River. Below a legend of the important buildings and places.

    Odia in Siam
    1700 - Johann Christoph Haffner
    11741

    Antique town view of Ayutthaya, Siam, Thailand. Printed in Augsburg circa 1700.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... / Batavorum Coloniae Occidential...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1710

    Original old coloured map of the Low Countries by JB Homann. With large inset maps of the Northeastern US from the Chesapeake to Massachusetts and Southeast Asia and additional vignette views of...

    Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... /...
    1710 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11145

    Old coloured map of Jakarta, New York. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1710.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... / Batavorum Coloniae Occidential...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1710

    Original old coloured map of the Low Countries by JB Homann. With large inset maps of the Northeastern US from the Chesapeake to Massachusetts and Southeast Asia and additional vignette views of...

    Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... /...
    1710 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11146

    Old coloured map of Jakarta, New York. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1710.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... / Batavorum Coloniae Occidential...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1710

    Original old coloured map of the Low Countries by JB Homann. With large inset maps of the Northeastern US from the Chesapeake to Massachusetts and Southeast Asia and additional vignette views of...

    Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... /...
    1710 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11148

    Old coloured map of Jakarta, New York. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1710.

  • Pieter van der Aa:  La Ville de Palimbang dans l'Ile de Sumatra.

    Leyden, 1719

    A very decorative, impressive engraving of Palembang in Sumatra. Two views on one sheet. In the upper part the overall view with a sea battle in the foreground. Below the burning city.

    La Ville de Palimbang dans l'Ile de Sumatra.
    1719 - Pieter van der Aa
    11264

    Antique town view of Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia. Printed in Leyden in the year 1719.

  • Pieter van der Aa:  L'Ile de Formosa, ou sont exactement marquez les bancs de sables, rochers et brasses d'eau, le...

    P. van der Aa, Leyden, circa 1720

    A rare sea chart showing the southwest part of Taiwan (Formosa) together with the Penghu Islands (Pescadores). Oriented to the east.From Galerie Agréable du Monde , a sixty-six volume atlas...

    L'Ile de Formosa, ou sont exactement marquez les bancs de sables,...
    1720 - Pieter van der Aa
    11480

    Coloured sea chart of Formosa, Taiwan. Printed in Leyden by P. van der Aa circa 1720.

  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... / Batavorum Coloniae Occidential...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Original old coloured map of the Low Countries by J. B. Homann. With large inset maps of the Northeastern US from the Chesapeake to Massachusetts and Southeast Asia and additional vignette views of...

    Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine vulgo Hollandia ... /...
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11756

    Old coloured map of Jakarta, New York. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

  • 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.

  • Pieter van der Aa:  Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia en l'Isle de Iava / Ware affbeeldinge wegens het...

    Leyden, 1730

    Detailed East oriented plan of Jakarta former Batavia on Java / Indonesia. With birdeye view from sea side, various ships and a lion. Two inset keys with detailed description of the buildings.

    Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia en l'Isle de Iava / Ware...
    1730 - Pieter van der Aa
    10148

    Antique town view of Batavia, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Printed in Leyden in the year 1730.

  • George Matthäus Seutter:  India Orientalis, cum Adjacentibus Insulis Nova Delineatione ob Oculos Posita

    Augsburg, circa 1730

    Beautiful map of Southeast Asia by M. Seutter. With a stunning cartouche and a compass rose. First edition, without the privilege but with the name of the engraver Andreas Silbereisen.

    India Orientalis, cum Adjacentibus Insulis Nova Delineatione ob Oculos...
    1730 - George Matthäus Seutter
    11695

    Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

  • 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.

  • Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean oder dem Indischen Meere

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746

    Interesting and detailed sea chart of the Indian Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the the east coast of Africa, India, Southeast Asia and the western part of Australia. With one cartouche. From the...

    Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean oder dem Indischen Meere
    1746 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin
    10558

    Sea chart of Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

  • Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of the East India Islands ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Southeast Asia from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With an elaborate allegorical cartouche and a compass rose. Includes the Philippines and part of Australia. Lots of interesting...

    A New and Accurate Map of the East India Islands ...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11033

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

  • Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of the Great Mogul, ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Mogul empire. Showing the area between India and Borneo with Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. From 'A Complete System of Geography' ....

    A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of the Great Mogul, ...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11288

    Antique map of Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Sumatra. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

  • Jean Baptiste d'Anville:  Seconde partie de la carte d'Asie contenant la Chine et partie de la Tratarie, l'Inde ......

    1752

    Attractive large map of Asia from G. de la Haye by J.B.B. d'Anville. Showing south east Asia with Japan and Korea. Printed on two plates, joined.

    Seconde partie de la carte d'Asie contenant la Chine et partie de la...
    1752 - Jean Baptiste d'Anville
    10080

    Coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in the year 1752.

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