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  ASIA 

MOLL, Herman. [A two-sheet English map of Asia]
To the Right Honourable William Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, This Map of Asia According to ye Newest and Most Exact Observations is most Humbly Dedicated... London, Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles & Philip Overton, c.1730. Original colour with additions. Two sheet conjoined, total 585 x 970mm. A few repairs, as usual with these large maps.
Moll's large-format map of Asia, first published 1714, with a large title cartouche and seven insets maps, including Bombay, Amoy and Chusan. The elaborate title cartouche represents the wealth available in the East.
[Ref: 17182]    £1,900.00 ($2,413 • €2,158 rates)


TIRION, Isaak. [Antique maps of Asia]
Nouva Carta dell Asia... Venice, Albrizzi, 1740. Coloured. 280 x 350mm. Split in centerfold restored, minor staining.
Original antique map of the Asian continent. Albrizzi was the first publisher to issue Tirion's maps: Tirion's own atlas was issued in Amsterdam in 1744.
[Ref: 12535]    £300.00 ($381 • €341 rates)


DANET, Guillaume. [A scarce French map of Asia]
L'Asie Dressée Sur de nouveaux Memoires Assujetis aux observations Astronomiq. Corrigée et Augmentée... Paris: Louis Charles Desnos, 1760. Original colour. 515 x 725mm.
A large and decorative map of Asia, surrounded by a border containing the arms of Asian countries (including Cyprus), with the left and bottom borders dedicated to the Emperor of Japan and his nobles. On the map the semi-mythical land of Jesso joins Kamchatka, and the title cartouche hides the eastern end of 'Terre de Compagnie' in the North Pacific. Danet was the son-in-law and successor of De Fer, and republished many of his maps, but this item is apparently a new work, one of series of World and Continents originally published 1729-32.
[Ref: 16494]    £2,200.00 ($2,794 • €2,499 rates)


NOLIN, Jean Baptiste. [Antique map of the Asian continent]
L'Asie Divisee en ses Grandes Regions et Principaux Etats. Paris, Daumont, c. 1760. Coloured. 210 x 305mm.
Antique map of Asia, with its regions and states, from Constantinople to Japan, and from the Arctic Circle to New Guinea. With the mythical Companies Land located east of Japan.
[Ref: 12098]    £150.00 ($191 • €170 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of Asia]
Asia Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 65mm.
A rare miniature map of Asia engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'.
[Ref: 12970]    £500.00 ($635 • €568 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Asia]
Asia from the latest Observations Regulated by Russian Map of Siberia. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Asia engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16358]    £75.00 ($95 • €85 rates)


SOCIETE CHALCOGRAFIQUE. L'Asie Diviseé Dan Ses Principaux États, Empires, et Royaumes dressé et augmentée des plus exactes nouvelles decouvertes qui ont fait en plusieurs fois les plus celebres Capitains Cook et Meares. Venice: la Societè Chalcografique, 1799. Original colour. 480 x 640mm.
Large map of Asia, in the style of Zatta but much larger.
[Ref: 7742]    £650.00 ($826 • €738 rates)


ARROWSMITH, Aaron. [Wall map of Asia]
Asia. To Major James Rennell, Esq.r F.R.S. &c. &c. This Map is Inscribed, by His much Obliged Humble Servant A: Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. London: Arrowsmith, 1801. Original colour. Four sheets, each c. 630 x 730mm, total joined approx. 1260 x 1470mm. Slight damage to left margin on each sheet.
A superbly detailed wall map, marking the routes of the explorers. It is a significant advance on other maps of the period, incorporating the work of surveyors like James Rennell, to whom the map was dedicated. Rennell was surveyor-general of the East India Company's dominions in Bengal and the information published in his 'Bengal Atlas' in 1779 appears here. Arrowsmith has also included topographical detail like mountain ranges in remarkable detail in regions as remote as Tibet.
[Ref: 11786]    £2,000.00 ($2,540 • €2,272 rates)


POIRSON, J.B. [Map of Asia]
Asie par J.B. Poirson; Ingen. Geographe. Paris. Coloured. 1803. 430mm x 350mm.
Early nineteenth century antique map of Asia.
[Ref: 13317]    £110.00 ($140 • €125 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [Map of Asia with illustrated borders]
Asie. Paris, A. Combette, c.1850. Original body colour with additions to the decorative borders. 310 x 410mm.
Steel engraving, with a highly decorative engraved border, with vignettes of costumes and animals, published in the Atlas Universel Illustré.
[Ref: 14179]    £125.00 ($159 • €142 rates)


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