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  ASIA 
 China 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature map of China]
La Chine. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 105mm.
Miniature map of China, Taiwan, Philippines, Korea and Kyushu (Japan), published in the Description de l'Univers.
[Ref: 17333]    £200.00 ($260 • €230 rates)


CARY, John. [Early 19th century map of China]
A New Map of China from the Latest Authorities. London, 1811. Original body colour. 510 x 560mm.
Detailed map of China, with strong original colour.
[Ref: 17361]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


 Japan 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th Century miniature map of Jesso]
Terre de Iesso. Paris, 1683. 150 x 110mm.
Map of Hokkaido before La Perouse finally dispelled the myth of Ezo. The north-west coastline is not defined, as it was known known whether it was an island or part of mainland Asia. Published in the Description de l'Univers. WALTER: 112, illus.
[Ref: 17513]    £160.00 ($208 • €184 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature map of Japan]
Isles du Japon. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 105mm.
Miniature map of Japan, published in the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 17334]    £290.00 ($377 • €334 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th Century detailed map of Japan]
Empire of Japan. London, Baldwin & Craddock; 1835. Steel engraving. Outline colour. 330 x 395mm.
With an inset chart of Nagasaki Harbour, and Eastern Point of the Island of Yeso.
[Ref: 17163]    £165.00 ($215 • €190 rates)


 Tartary 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Tartar costume]
Tartarres. Paris, c. 1682, 155 x 110mm.
Copper engraving of a Tartar warrior (holding a bow) and woman. Published in the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 17382]    £60.00 ($78 • €69 rates)


ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista. [A map of Siberia and the Far East after Tirion]
Nuova Carta della Tartaria. Venice, Albrizzi, 1740. 285 x 360mm, with generous margins.
A map of Siberia and Mongolia, showing from the Caspian Sea to Noyaya Zemlya, Kamchatka, Korea and Japan. On the map Kamchatka, the Kuriles and Hokkaido are all one landmass connected to mainland Asia.
[Ref: 9949]    £160.00 ($208 • €184 rates)


 Indonesia 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [A 17th Century Venetian map of Indonesia]
Isole dell'Indie divise in Filippine, Molucche, e della Sonda. Venice, c.1696. Coloured. 460 x 620mm. Narrow margin top right,.
The East Indies, centred on Borneo, but showing Formosa south to northern Australia and the Andeman Islands east to New Guinea. The title cartouche is a banner held up by putti with wings and fish-tails swimming bottom left. It was published in Coronelli's 'Isolario'; in the text on verso is a partial gore sheet of the Malay Peninsula and Indochina.
[Ref: 7401]    £2,000.00 ($2,600 • €2,300 rates)


 Central Asia 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Mughal costume]
Mogols Paris, c. 1682, 155 x 110mm.
Copper engraving of a man and woman entitled .Mogols'. Published in the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 17381]    £65.00 ($85 • €75 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Mid-19th century map of the Indian Ocean]
Islands in the Indian Ocean. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 335mm. Trimmed into printed decoration at top.
Detailed map of the Indian Ocean with an an inset of Mauritius. Decorative vignettes of local scenes.
[Ref: 16156]    £140.00 ($182 • €161 rates)


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