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Records: 1 to 10 of 10
  AMERICA 
 North America 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [A descriptive plate about American tribes]
Carte qui Contient la Maniere dont se fait la Chasse des Boeufs Sauvages... Amsterdam, 1720. Coloured. 380 x 440mm.
A sheet of views, illustrations and engraved text relating to American tribes, including the Sioux and Illinois, describing how they hunted bison, their 'coats-of-arms', dancing and pipes. Also featured is a view of Niagara Falls, again with a descriptive text.
[Ref: 7768]    £150.00 ($190 • €172 rates)


  ASIA 
 Japan 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [An early 18th century map of Japan]
L'Empire du Japon, Tiré des Cartes des Japonnois. Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 380 x 440mm. A fine, dark impression.
A map of Japan based on Reland's landmark map of 1715, with Japanese script naming the sixty-six provinces. Under the map is a large cartouche with the shields of the noble families of Japan and a text describing the Japanese sources for his map (although not mentioning Reland). To the right is an inset chart of Nagasaki Harbour. The map was published in the 'Atlas Historique' a seven-volume atlas that is usually attributed to Henri Abraham Châtelain; however Hubbard and other recent writers posit that it was his brother Zacherie who compiled the work. HUBBARD: 73.
[Ref: 17695]    £1,250.00 ($1,584 • €1,436 rates)


 India 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Southern India]
Carte Nouvelle Des Terres De Cucan, De Canara, De Malabar, De Madura, Et De Coromandel... Amsterdam, 1720, 380 x 440mm
India south of Goa, from Chatelain's 'Atlas Historique et Méthodique', with three text boxes giving particulars of the region and its divisions. Interior details include the Western Ghats and wild animals among the forests and hills. After a map by H.Reland (1676-1718) a Utrecht professor who specialised in Asian languages, geography and religions.
[Ref: 14840]    £250.00 ($317 • €287 rates)


 Arabia 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Temple at Mecca]
Le Temple de la Mecque avec une Description Exacte de tout ce qu'on y Voit & Des Ceremoniesqu'on y fait. Amsterdam, 1720. 380 x 440mm.
View of the Temple at Mecca with a key and two views of the interior.
[Ref: 17050]    £550.00 ($697 • €632 rates)


 Turkey 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Prospect of the port of Izmir]
Description de la Ville de Smyrne. Amsterdam, 1705. 380 x 500mm. Fine impression, good margins.
A prospect of Izmir from the sea, with an engraved descriptive text underneath. The city was one the most important trading ports of the Ottoman empire from the late 16th century, with French, English, Dutch and Venetian traders being regular visitors.
[Ref: 16329]    £180.00 ($228 • €207 rates)


  AFRICA 
 Northern Africa 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [The River Nile]
Description du Nil, de ses sources, de son cours depuis les cataractes jusques, au caire, avec une carte tres exacte de ce fleuve & des environs copiee sur... Amsterdam, 1718. French text. 380 x 500mm.
Map centred on the river Nile oriented with north at the bottom. Showing from the first catarct at Aswan to Cairo. Inset images and explanatory text of: I.The Temple of Isis at Aswan, II. Small pyramids up to 70 feet in height, III. Large pyramids up to 1400 feet in height and IV. A sphinx.
[Ref: 17160]    £180.00 ($228 • €207 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Early 18th century map of the British Isles]
Nouvelle Carte d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande, avec Instructions pour Connoitre les Differents Etats de la Couronne D'Angleterre en Europe, Asie, Afrique, et Amerique. Amsterdam, 1708. Coloured. 480 x 630mm.
Decorative map of the British Isles, with inset maps of the two hemispheres showing territory under England's control, and four armorials. SHIRLEY: British Isles 1650-1750, Châtelain 2, illus, 'the principle map of the British Isles in Châtelain's Atlas Historique'.
[Ref: 17861]    £500.00 ($634 • €575 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Scandinavia 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Genealogical Chart of Scandinavia]
Carte Genealogique pour Conduire a l'Historique des Rois du Nord, la Carte de leurs Etats, leurs Armes et des Remarques pour Conduire a l'Intelligence de l'Histoire du Nord. Amsterdam, 1718. 380 x 950 mm. Good impression and wide margins.
Genealogical table of the Kingdoms of the Scandinavian countries with two small maps: Scandinavia and Southern Sweden.
[Ref: 7894]    £500.00 ($634 • €575 rates)


 The Mediterranean 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [A large map of the Mediterranean Countries and Arabia]
Carte de L'Empire Othoman... Amsterdam, 1720. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 525 x 1210mm. A very fine example.
A large map which, despite the title, shows the whole of the Mediterranean and Europe north to London, with references to the Roman Empire as well as the Ottoman, with two inset maps referring to Alexander the Great's empire. The map is flanked by two large tables which provide an extensive list of the principle towns and states with their respective locations. Also included are lengthy historical notes concerning Alexander the Great's Empire, as well as detailed information on the Roman Empire. This map was published in Chatelain's 'Atlas Historique'.
[Ref: 15804]    £1,200.00 ($1,520 • €1,379 rates)


  DECORATIVE 
 Decorative Items 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Titlepage]
Atlas Historique. Tome IV. Amsterdam, c.1721. 400 x 245mm. Some slight creasing.
Decorative engraved title, with allegorical figures representing the countries of Northern Europe.
[Ref: 7765]    £180.00 ($228 • €207 rates)


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