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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 ($2,504 • €2,126 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 ($395 • €336 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [Classic 18th century map of Asia]
Asia cum omnibus Imperiis Provinciis, Statibus et Insulis... Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour with additions to the cartouches. 500 x 585mm.
A decorative map of Asia, with two fine cartouches representing the wealth and culture of the continent. Both 'Yedso' and 'Companie Land' appear above Japan; Novaya Zemla is connected to mainland Russia; and New Britain is depicted in a squarish shape, exapnded from the southern coast mapped by Dampier in 1700.
[Ref: 16175]    £780.00 ($1,028 • €873 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 ($2,900 • €2,462 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 ($659 • €560 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 ($99 • €84 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 ($857 • €727 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 ($165 • €140 rates)


JOHNSTON, A.K. [A 19th century wall map of Asia in fine original colour]
Stanford's Library Map of Asia constructed by A. Keith Johnston F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S. &c. London, Edward Stanford, 1862, First Edition. Dissected and laid on linen edged in blue silk, total 1550 x 1720mm, loose within black morocco covers. Paper lightly toned, some slight spotting.
A monumental antique map of Asia, with the British possessions marked in red.
[Ref: 12310]    £1,800.00 ($2,372 • €2,014 rates)


 Far East 

DE JODE, Gerard. [16th century map of the Far East]
Tertiae partis Asiae quæ modernis Indi orientalis dicitur acurata delineatio. Autore Iacobo Castaldo Pedmontano. Gerardus de Iode excudebat. Antwerp, 1593, Latin text edition. 325 x 495mm.
The Far East, with India, the Malay Peninsula (with 'Cingatola'), the Philippines & Moluccas, engraved c.1566, this example from the 1593 edition of De Jode's 'Speculum Orbis Terrae', published two years after his death by his widow and son. This was to be the last edition: after the death of Cornelis De Jode in 1600 the plates were bought by Vrients, then the owner of the Ortelius plates, merely to stop their re-issue. Some of the most famous names in cartography of this period appear on this map: De Jode was the great rival of Ortelius, with whom he had a long-running feud; Gastaldi, De Jode's source, is best known for the appearance of his maps in the 'Lafreri-type' atlases; and Lucas & Jan van Doeticum, the engravers, are renowned for the flair of their work for Waghenaer, Linschoten and Ortelius. KOEMAN: Jod 2.
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