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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 ($293 • €260 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 ($261 • €231 rates)


TYRER, James. [Map of China from an 19th century school atlas]
China London, Souter; 1821. Original wash colour. 240 x 200mm.
Map of China in the early part of the 19th century. Engraved by James Tyrer for the Rev. T. Clark's ''A New General School Atlas of Modern Geography''.
[Ref: 19360]    £180.00 ($235 • €208 rates)


ANDRIVEAU-GOUJON, J. [19th centry map of China & Japan]
Carte de L'Empire Chinois et Du Japon. Paris, 1834. Original outline colour. 420 x 540mm.
Detailed map of China, Japan, Korea and Central Asia. Colorued by Kingdom and Province. Shows towns, rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, early roads and a host of other details.
[Ref: 18660]    £160.00 ($208 • €185 rates)


CRUCHLEY, George Frederick. [China in the 19th century]
China London: 1856. Original colour. 350 x 550mm. Centre fold lightly toned.
Map of China, originally printed in 1842, but this example with additions added in 1856, The map covers mainland China as well as Korea, Formosa (Taiwan). At the top are The Prince of Wales's feathers and a royal coat of arms stating the motto 'Honi soit qui mal y pense' (shame be to him that evil thinks).
[Ref: 18829]    £100.00 ($130 • €116 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Mid-19th century map of China]
China and Birmah. London, London Printing and Publishing Co., c.1870. Coloured. Steel engraving, printed area 330 x 255mm.
A detailed map of China and Burma, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin.
[Ref: 18569]    £150.00 ($195 • €174 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 • €185 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)


 Philippines 

MOLL, Herman. [Early 18th century map of the Philippines]
The Philippine Islands and others of the East Indies, According to ye Newest Observations London, 1710. Coloured. 185 x 265mm.
Moll's map of South East Asia and the Philippine archipelago.
[Ref: 18971]    £250.00 ($326 • €289 rates)


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