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  ASIA 
 Japan 

RELAND, Adrien. [18th century map of Japan in fine original colour]
Imperium Japonicum per Regiones Digestum sex et Sexaginta atque ex Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis... Amsterdam: R. & J. Ottens, c.1740. Original colour. 310 x 455mm.
Reland's influential map of Japan, based on a Japanese model and ignoring existing western maps with the result that many of the fictitious places disappear. All sixty-six provinces are named in Roman and Sino-Japanese characters (the first Western map to do so).With an inset map of Nagasaki, and armorials of the Emperor and his shoguns. This version, engraved by Baltasar Ruyter, was first published in Utrecht by Broedelet in 1715. WALTER: 69; HUBBARD: 68.5.
[Ref: 18089]    £2,600.00 ($3,388 • €3,008 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [View of Nagasaki]
Ein Prospect der Stadt Nangasacky, auf Japan des Havens und der Holländer Loge, auf der Insul Schisma oder Desima Nuremberg, 1744. 240 x 275mm.
View of the city of Nagasaki with ships and Junks in the foreground, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.
[Ref: 17782]    £550.00 ($717 • €636 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [18th century English map of Japan]
A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of Japan Laid down from the Memoirs of the Portuguese and Dutch; and particularly from the Jesuit Missionaries... London, 1747. Coloured. 365 x 445mm.
Highly detailed map of Japan, published in the 'Complete Atlas', with an illustrated title cartouche. 'Jesso' is equated with Kamchatka. WALTER: OAG 92; HUBBARD: 91.2.
[Ref: 17975]    £900.00 ($1,173 • €1,041 rates)


TIRION, Isaak. [18th century map of Japan]
Imperio del Giappone. Venice, Albrizzi, c.1750. Coloured. 300 x 335mm.
The third state, with an abbreviated title. Albrizzi was the first publisher to issue Tirion's maps: Tirion's own atlas was issued in Amsterdam in 1744. WALTER: OAG 86.
[Ref: 18635]    £425.00 ($554 • €492 rates)


SANTINI, Paolo. [18th century map of Japan]
L'Empire du Japon, divisé en sept principales parties, savoir, Ochio, Quanto, Jetsegen, Jetsen, Jamaisoit, Xicoco et Ximo, et subdivisé en soixante et six Royaumes. Venice, 1778. Original colour. 480 x 555mm.
Santini's version of Robert de Vaugondy's map of Japan, with Yedso just to the north and a fine title cartouche
[Ref: 9315]    £750.00 ($977 • €868 rates)


BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [18th century map of Japan & Korea]
Carte de la Coreé et du Japon. Paris, c.1780. Coloured. 255 x 355mm.
Map of Japan & Korea, published in the 'Histoire Universel', showing the towns, rivers, mountains, islands and other major features. According to Lutz Walter the cartography is based on the D'Anville model.
[Ref: 19115]    £280.00 ($365 • €324 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [Japan]
L'Impero del Giapon divisio in sette principale parti cioe Ochio Quanto Jetsegen Jetsen Jamiasoit, Xioco E Ximo. Venice, 1785. Original colour. 325 x 420mm. Excellent condition.
Japan, divided into its provinces, engraved by G. Pitteri for Zatta's Atlante Novissimo. WALTER: OAG 119.
[Ref: 10343]    £400.00 ($521 • €463 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Detailed map of Japan & Korea with vignettes]
Japan & Corea. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 260 x 340mm.
Japan and Korea, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignettes of Jedo, Korean costume and the Japanese State Barge.
[Ref: 17725]    £240.00 ($313 • €278 rates)


HUBBARD, Jason. [An important new cartobibliography of Japan]
Japoniæ Insulæ: The Mapping of Japan. Historical Introduction and Cartobibliography of European Printed Maps of Japan to 1800. Amsterdam: HES & De Graaf. 2012. Large 4to, blue cloth and illus. d/w; pp. 444, profusely illustrated in colour. New.
An extensive examination of European maps of Japan, building on the work that the author did with Lutz Walter on 'Japan: A Cartographic Vision' in 1994. Nearly two decades of further research have multiplied the number of maps listed and illustrated, with extensive notes on editions and states, producing a reference that is unlikely to be surpassed.
[Ref: 19480]    £160.00 ($208 • €185 rates)


 Korea 

DU HALDE, Johann Baptiste. [Scarce English edition of the famous Du Halde/D'Anville map of Korea]
The Kingdom of Korea [called by the Chinese Kau-Li-Qua and by the Manchews Solho Koron.] London, 1738. Coloured. 510 x 360mm. Bottom margin and bottom right corner re-instated.
First appearing in French c.1735 under the title Royaume de Coree, this was the earliest separate map of Korea to appear in any European publication. This English edition was issued in 1738 and boasts an entirely re-engraved title cartouche and the addition of a lengthy legend which begins, 'This Map was Copy’d from one in the King of Korea’s Palace, by a Chinese Lord, sent on an Embassy to that Monarch by the Emperor of China in 1710.' There is also a new inscription to John David Barbut, Secretary to the Post Master General.
[Ref: 17159]    £4,000.00 ($5,212 • €4,628 rates)


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