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  ASIA 
 China 

FERREIRO, Martin [Antique sea chart of China with Taiwan]
Carta de la Costa Oriental de China desde las Islas Lamock hasta el Rio Ngau-Keang con parte de la Isle Formosa, segun los trajabos de los capitanes Kellett y Collinson de la M.R. Inglesa. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Original colour. 620 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A scarce Spanish antique chart of the Chinese coast from Wenzhou south to Chou'an, with northern Taiwan and the Sakishima Islands of Japan. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12454]    £1,400.00 ($1,845 • €1,567 rates)


BRYANT, Tomas. [Antique sea chart of the East China Sea]
China. Carta de la Costa Oriental , comprendida entre el Rio Min hasta los Bancos Sha con parte del Archipiélago del Japon, segun los trajabos mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. Original colour. 640 x 998mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A scarce Spanish antique chart of the East China Sea, marking Chusan (Zhoushan), with the Japanese island of Kyushu, marking Nagasaki and Satsuma. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12452]    £900.00 ($1,186 • €1,007 rates)


BRYANT, Tomas. [19th century Spanish sea chart of the Yellow Sea and Korea]
Carta de Mar Amarillo con el Golfo de Pe-Chili y parte del Mar del Japon, segun los trajabos ingleses mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1866. Touches of original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. A little staining in top margin.
A scarce Spanish antique chart of the Yellow Sea, Bohai Sea and Korea Bay, marking Peking, with all of the Korean peninsula. Copied from English charts, lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12450]    £3,500.00 ($4,613 • €3,917 rates)


 Japan 

JANSSON, Jan. [A fine early sea chart of Japan]
Nova et Accurata Iaponiæ, Terræ Esonis, ac Insularum adjacentium. Amsterdam: Schenk & Valk, c.1700. Original colour. 450 x 550mm.
A re-issue of Jansson's chart of Japan of 1658, with body colour rather than the original outline. The map also shows the 'island' of Korea, and the semi-mythical islands of 'Eso' & 'Companies Land', making the contents more myth than reality. It is interesting that this map differs markedly from Blaeu's map of 1655. Blaeu had used the cartography of Martino Martini (with Korea back on the mainland), while Jansson prefered the work of Maerten Gerritsz Vries. Jansson had first used his work in a pocket map in 1648: it was very unusual for a publisher to publish important new cartographical information in small format first. HUBBARD: 30, state ii of ii; WALTER: 57 (for first state).
[Ref: 17524]    £2,200.00 ($2,900 • €2,462 rates)


 Tartary 

GOOS, Pieter. [A 17th century sea chart of the north Pacific and Siberia]
Noordoost Cust van Asia van Japan tot Nova Zembla. Amsterdam, c.1680. Old colour. 450 x 550mm. A few signs of age.
A scarce Dutch sea chart showing the coast of mainland Asia from the Bohai Sea in China north and west around Siberia to Novaya Zemlya, with Korea correctly shown as a peninsula, Japan and the partial outlines of Eso and 'Compagnies Land'. The title is on a blanket over the back of a camel, with a rider and two walkers.
[Ref: 17602]    £2,750.00 ($3,625 • €3,077 rates)


KEULEN, Johannes van. [A sea chart of the unknown north east Asia]
Pascaarte vande Noord Oost Cust van Asia Verthoonende in sich all de Zee-custen van Tartarien, Van Japan tot Nova Zemla alles op Wassende graaden gelaght. Amsterdam: Van Keulen, c.1680. Old colour. 520 x 590mm. Narrow top margin due to the height of the plate.
One of the first sea charts of north-east Asia, illustrating how little was known of the region. It shows from Novaya Zemlya in northern Russia, along the coast of Siberia (with few promontories and one one large island) past the mythical 'Land of Ezo' and 'Companies Land' to Japan, Korea and Zhoushan in China. There are no signs of Hokkaido, Sakhalin, Kamchatka or the Bering Strait, as the chart predates the explorations of Vitus Bering by nearly fifty years and James Cook by nearly a century.
[Ref: 17979]    £1,000.00 ($1,318 • €1,119 rates)


 Indochina 

BRYANT, Tomas. [Antique sea chart of Burma and Thailand]
Mar de China. Golfo de Siam con parte del de Bengala segun los trabajos estrangeros mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. 640 x 990mm. Touches of original colour. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A scarce antique chart of the the Malay Peninsula north of Pinang, west to the Andaman Islands and east to Cambodia, marking Bangkok.
[Ref: 12456]    £1,500.00 ($1,977 • €1,679 rates)


DE LORENZO, J. [Chart of the South China Sea]
Carta del Mar de China comprendido entre la Isla de Borneo y la Peninsula de Malaca, segun los trabajos mas modernos ingleses y holandeses. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. Touches of original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Chart of the South China Sea, with Singapore and the coast of Borneo including Brunei. Lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12457]    £750.00 ($989 • €839 rates)


LECLERCQ, C. [Antique sea chart of the Malacca Strait]
Carta Esferica del Estrechio de Malaca segun los trabajos mas modernos ingleses y holandeses. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. Touches of original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old sea chart of part of the Malacca Strait, between Malaysia and Sumatra, marking Malacca. The Klang River is marked, but Kuala Lumpur is yet of sufficient importance to be shown: founded in 1857 it was not until 1880 it even became state capital. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12461]    £400.00 ($527 • €448 rates)


DE LORENZO, J. [Antique sea chart of the Malacca Strait]
Oceano Indio. Carta del Estrechio de Malaca y de la Costa Occidentale de Sumatra segun los trabajos mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863-7. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old sea chart of part of the northern approaches to theMalacca Strait, between Malaysia and Sumatra, marking Malacca and Penang. The Klang River is marked, but Kuala Lumpur is yet of sufficient importance to be shown: founded in 1857 it was not until 1880 it even became state capital. Much of the western coastline of Sumatra is also marked. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12463]    £480.00 ($633 • €537 rates)


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