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  ASIA 
 China 

CLUVER, Philip. [Seventeenth century miniature map of China]
Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio. Amsterdam: Elzevier Press, 1659. Original colour. 120 x 125mm.
An attractive miniature map of the Chinese Empire, also encompassing Japan and the mythical 'Yeso'. Published in Cluver's 'Introductionis in Universam Geographicam'.
[Ref: 18764]    £225.00 ($286 • €255 rates)


JOLLAIN, Gerard. [17th century map of China]
La Chine. Paris, c.1660. Coloured, 135 x 190mm.
Small map of China, also showing Japan and the island of Korea. From Jollain's 'Tresor des Cartes Geographiques des principaux Estats de lUnivers'.
[Ref: 17841]    £400.00 ($508 • €454 rates)


MERIAN, Mattheus. [17th century map of China]
China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta. Frankfurt, c.1660. Coloured. 275 x 350mm.
An elegant map of China derived from Blaeu, representing China bounded in the west by the Great Wall, Korea is depicted as an island. With a decorative title cartouche and shipping vessels decorating the seas.
[Ref: 16936]    £800.00 ($1,017 • €907 rates)


KIRCHER, Athanasius. [A 17th century map of China]
Imperium Sinicum Quindecupartitum. Imperium Sinicum in XV regna seu provincias distributum una cum genuino situ urbium metropolitanarum montium fluminum lacum Amsterdam, 1667, Coloured. 300 x 390mm. Ink stamp showing through from the verso,
A detailed map of China derived from Jesuit Father Martino Martini, published in Kircher's 'China Monumentis, Qua Sacris Qua Profanis, Nec Non Variis Naturæ & Artis Spectaculis'. Kircher, a Jesuit scholar, was one of the first compilers of knowledge of the physical features of the world. NORDENSKIOLD: Vol III 520.
[Ref: 18588]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,361 rates)


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 ($254 • €227 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century map of China]
Royaume de la Chine... Paris, 1683. Original outline colour. 250 x 195mm.
Map of China, engraved by Peyrounin for Sanson's 'L'Asie en plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles', with the privilege and date not found in later examples. An interesting cartographical mistake.is Korea shown as an island.
[Ref: 19110]    £345.00 ($438 • €391 rates)


VAN DEN AVELE, J [17th century map of China Showing the Great Wall]
Imperium Sinicum Quindecupartitum. Amsterdam, 1683. Coloured.165 x 205mm.
Rare reduced version of Kircher's map of China, marking its topography, lakes and rivers, towns and cities and the Great Wall. From his 'China Monumentis, Qua Sacris Qua Profanis, Nec Non Variis Naturæ & Artis Spectaculis'. The cartouche features a Chinese hunter with a hawk, and a seated Chinese lady holding a fan.
[Ref: 19335]    £290.00 ($369 • €329 rates)


FER, Nicolas de. [17th century miniature map of China]
La Chine. Paris, 1685. Coloured. 140 x 165mm. A few small colour smears
A small map of China and Korea showing the major cities, from de Fer's 'Methode pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie', first published the year before.
[Ref: 17830]    £345.00 ($438 • €391 rates)


LOON, Jan van. [17th century map of China]
Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio. Amsterdam: Schenk & Valk, c.1690. Original colour with additions. 465 x 520mm.
Decorative map of China, with ornate cartouches for the title and scale. Van Loon's map first appeared in Jansson's 'Atlas Novus' in 1658, and as a late addition to the atlas is relatively uncommon. This example was published by Schenk & Valk from the 1690s, with their names added under the vignette sea battle.
[Ref: 11964]    £1,200.00 ($1,525 • €1,361 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [Scarce sea chart of Taiwan and the Pescadores]
L'Ile de Formosa, ou sont exactement marquez les Bancs de Sables, Rochers et Brasses d'Eau.. Leiden, c.1713. 290 x 350mm.
One of the few maps to focus on Taiwan. Orientated with north to the left, the available information concentrates on the west coast, with the Penghu islands. It was published in: Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques
[Ref: 19130]    £1,650.00 ($2,097 • €1,871 rates)


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