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Miniature Map of Tartary.

Description de Tartarie. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. "Description de Tartarie." Tartaria. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of Tartary. from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum." French text to verso describing the succeeding map. Dark impression; printed slightly crooked on page.
Koeman: Lan 10 98 by 136mm (3¾ by 5¼ inches).    €60
Stock No. 2916 - Asia full description

Miniature Map of the Molucca Islands.

Description des Isles Moluques. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. "Description des Isles Moluques." Moluccæ insula. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the Indonesian Spice Islands from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum." French text to verso describing the succeeding map.
The map shows the islands of Celebes, Halmahera, Buru, Banda, etc between Borneo and Irian Jaya, famous for their spices. Dark impression; light soiling to left and lower blank margins.
Koeman: Lan 10 95 by 135mm (3¾ by 5¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2917 - Asia full description

Miniature Map of the Malabar Coast, India.

Description du Royaume de Malabar. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. "Description du Royaume de Malabar." Malabar. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the kingdom of Malabar from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum." French text to verso describing the succeeding map.
The map shows the Malabar coast, India with the islands of the Indian Ocean, including the Maldives. Dark impression.
Koeman: Lan 11. 99 by 134mm (4 by 5¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2918 - Asia full description

Miniature Map of Gujarat, India.

Description de Cambaie. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. "Description de Cambaie." Cambaia. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of Gujurat, India from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum." French text to verso describing the succeeding map.
The map shows the estuary of the Indus river, and the Cambaia or Kathiawar Peninsular, with the towns of Cambaia, present day Khambhat, Goga (Ghogha), Suratte (Surat), Damaom (Daman) Dio (Diu) etc. Ahmadabad is marked as Ardavat.
Strap work cartouche. Dark impression.
Koeman: Lan 11. 96 by 136mm (3¾ by 5¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2919 - Asia full description

Miniature Map of the Gulf of Bengal, India.

Description de Bengala. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. "Description de Bengala." Bengala. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the gulf of Bengal, India from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum." French text to verso describing the succeeding map.
Decorative strap work cartouche large fish to sea. Dark impression.
Koeman: Lan 11. 98 by 134mm (3¾ by 5¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2920 - Asia full description

China and Japan.

Chine & Japon. Bleau, Willem and Johannes. Chine & Japon. "China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis TAme dicta." Amsterdam: Johannes and Cornelius Blaeu. 1640 [but 1643-1645].
Copper engraved map of China with Japan from the 2nd edition of Blaeu's " Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas"Vol 2. Original outline colour; French text to verso.
'This edition ... is a much more advanced one than the edition of 1638/1640. The text has been reset' (Van der Krogt)
The map which is the first of Blaeu's maps of China has many mistakes and inaccuracies, for instance Korea is depicted as an island and Japan is lacking Hokkaido. In 1655 the map was replaced by the famous map of Father Martini, which corrected many of these inaccuracies.
Large decorative title cartouche and coat of arms with dedication to Theodore Bas, director of the V.O.C., many, apparently Dutch ships, to sea. Dark impression; evenly toned darker to edges; some scattered spotting, one darker large spot near dedicatory cartouche and another below in blank margin; centrefold split [approx. 120mm] at lower half with old repair to verso; paper fault to extreme lower right corner; light vertical crease to left side.
Van der Krogt II, p.150 and 2:212.2 ;Koeman:Bl 17: S [221]. 417 by 540mm (16½ by 21¼ inches).    €1500
Stock No. 2531 - Asia full description

The Spice route:Portuguese Ports in Asia & Africa.

Calicut, Ormuz, Kannur & the fort of St George, Elmina in Ghana Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus` Calicut, Ormuz, Kannur & the fort of St George, Elmina in Ghana "Calechut Celeberimum Indiæ Emporium. ", "Ormus", "Canonor", & " S. Georgii opid Mina". Cologne Theodori Graminæi. 1572
4 copper engraved views of Portuguese ports and trading cities in India and Africa from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " Latin text to verso. First state.
The views are of Calicut in South West India, Ormuz on the Straits of Hormuz, : Kannur in Kerala, India; and the Portuguese fort of St George at Mina, now Elmina in Ghana. Good impression; some staining staining. light extensive waterstain to upper view of calicut.
Keoman vol2; B&H1/54 330 by 473mm (13 by 18½ inches). Calicut:182x473mm; the other 3 views approx:143x155mm each.    €450
Stock No. 1670 - Asia & Australasia full description

Goa and Portuguese Trading Cities.

Goa, Anfa- Casablanca, Azaamurum. & Dui. Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus` Goa, Anfa- Casablanca, Azaamurum. & Dui. "Goa fortissima Indiæ urbs in Christianorum. ", "Dui", "Anfa. quibusdam Anaffa" & "Azaamurum" Cologne Theodori Graminæi. 1572
4 copper engraved views of Portuguese ports and trading cities in India and Morocco from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " Latin text to verso. First state.
The views are of Goa and Dui in India; Anfa the historic centre of Casblanca & Azaamurum on the Atlantic coast of Morocco Good impression; a few light stains, mainly to blank margins.
Short tear at lower centrefold.
Keoman vol2; B&H1/57 337 by 467mm (13¼ by 18½ inches). Goa:130x467mm; Dui:90x467mm; Anfa: 90x227mm; Azaamurum: 90x225mm.    €500
Stock No. 1673 - Asia & Australasia full description

Japan.

The Empire of Japan divided into seven provinces and subdivided into sixty-six kingdoms. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy The Empire of Japan divided into seven provinces and subdivided into sixty-six kingdoms. "L'Empire du Japon divisé en sept principales parties et subdivisé en soixante et six Royaumes , Par Sr.Robert Géog. ord du Roi avec privilege 1750." Paris Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles et Didier. 1757
Copper engraved map of Japan by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy from "The Atlas Universel". Original outline colour ; verso blank.
A first state dated 1750. One of the first maps to show the more correct North-east sweep of the islands and also is of interest for the dual-naming of the sea between Korea and Japan, here called Mer de Corée and Mer de Japon.
Decorative title cartouche with vignettes of oriental landscapes. Dark impression; light toning; scattered spotting.
AOG, 100. Pedley, Belle et utile, 410 ; Campbell 65: OAG 100. 500 by 560mm (19¾ by 22 inches).    €800
Stock No. 2556 - Asia full description

Asia Antiqua.

Ancient Asia. Janssonium, Joannem. Hornius Georgius. "N. Visscher excudit." Ancient Asia. "Asia Antiqua Cum Finitimis Africae Et Europae Regionibus Nicolaus Blancardus Belga Leidensus, Ad Lucem Aevi Vereris Delineabat.." Amsterdam Janssonium, Joannem. c1652-60
Copper engraved map of Asia Antiqua prepared by Nicolaas Blankaart for Janssonius' "Accuratissma Orbis Antiqui Delineatio Sive Geographia vetus, sacra,& profana." the 6th volume of the "Atlas Novus." Black & white; verso blank.
Decorative title cartouche upper right; dedicatory cartouche with coat of arms to lower left ; embellished with 12 Roman coins along lower edge .
The map first appears in 1652 but as this edition is without text to verso it is difficult to accurately date from which edition it comes, however the quality of paper suggest a later edition. Good impression, on thinner laid paper, wide margins, old ink number and title to blank verso.
see Koeman II; Me 177B & Ja 8 . 467 by 555mm (18½ by 21¾ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2555 - Asia full description


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