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BLAEU, Johannes. [The first western map of the Chinese province of Henan]
Honan, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Quinta. Amsterdam, c.1655. Blank verso. Original colour. 410 x 490mm. Nicks to edges, glue stains on reverse.
A 17th century map of Henan, published in the 'Novus Atlas Sinensis', the first Western atlas of China, compiled from the maps supplied by Martino Martini, a Jesuit missionary who travelled through China 1643-1650.
[Ref: 17981]    £750.00 ($1,009 • €852 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [The first western map of the Chinese province of Shanxi]
Xanxi, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Secunda. Amsterdam, c.1655. Blank verso. Original colour. 410 x 490mm. Nicks to edges, glue stains on reverse.
A 17th century map of Shanxi, published in the 'Novus Atlas Sinensis', the first Western atlas of China, compiled from the maps supplied by Martino Martini, a Jesuit missionary who travelled through China 1643-1650.
[Ref: 17982]    £750.00 ($1,009 • €852 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 ($538 • €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 ($1,076 • €909 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [17th Century French map of China]
Chine. Paris, 1682. Coloured. 135 x 100mm.
Miniature map of China, published in Du Val's 'Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 17495]    £350.00 ($471 • €398 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 ($269 • €227 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 ($1,614 • €1,363 rates)


WINTER, Antony van. [A scarce 17th century map of China]
Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio. Hamburg: Zacharias Herteln & Thomas von Weiring, 1696. 310 x 405mm.
A map of China, based on Blaeu but not including Japan, engraved by van Winter. It is an uncommon map because it did not appear in an atlas but as an illustration to Martino Martini's account of China, included in ''Des Welt-berühmten Adami Olearii'', an edition of Adam Olearius.
[Ref: 17997]    £1,350.00 ($1,816 • €1,534 rates)


ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste B. D'. [Important French map of China by D'Anville]
Carte Generale de la Chine Dressée sur les Cartes Particulieresque l'Empereur Cang-Hi a fait lever sur les Lieux R.R.P.P. Jésuites Missionaires dans cet Empire. Paris, 1737. Original colour. 620 x 520mm. Verdigris weaknesses reinforced on verso. Ink collector's stamp showing through from back.
One of the general maps of China from D'Anville's 'Nouvelle Atlas de Chine', the most important set of maps of China since the Blaeu/Martini atlas. With two chinoiserie cartouches.
[Ref: 11988]    £950.00 ($1,278 • €1,079 rates)


DU HALDE, Johann Baptiste. [The Province of Sichuan]
Province XI Se-Chwen ... London: T.Gardner for E. Cave, 1738-41. Coloured. 420 x 480mm.
Showing the XI Province 'Se-Chwen'. Includes a table of latitudes and longitudes. Engraved by Emanuel Bowen, this is from an English Edition of Du Halde's 'Descriptions De La Chine'.
[Ref: 16296]    £320.00 ($430 • €364 rates)


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