Antique engraved map of Formosa (today Taiwan) by General C W Le Gendre, 1870 from one of his books about the non-Chinese tribes. Le Gendre was US Consul in Amoy and Formosa but worked also for the Chinese and later Japanese governments.
502 x 500 mm.
Folded as issued, re-attached paper lower left-hand corner and loss of parer in the lower margin, discoloration along some folds. SOLD
. Southeast Asia, including part of China and a large portion of North West Australia as mapped by Tasman. By Georg Matthaus Seutter. 1740. Ref: Tooley 1137
494 x 572 mm.
Contemporary colouring but the elaborate cartouche is in black and white as was fashionable at the time,. Excellent condition. $A2000 US$1600
Asia divisa nelle sue Parti secondo lo stato presente Descritta. Large antique map in two sheets covering all of Asia, the Indian Ocean and the parts of the coast of Australia that were known in Europe in the 17th Century. By Vicenzo Maria Coronelli, from his Atlante Veneto, nel quale si contiene la descrittione.., published in Venice 1691 & 1696. Ref.: Tooley, the Mapping of Australia 351; Clancy Terra Australis map 6.22: Sweet 73
each sheet 607 x 458 mm.
Original hand colour. Excellent condition. $A3000
|Map of the Kingdom of Siam and its dependencies. Antique colour lithographed map by H Sharbau, showing Thailand according to Siamese Government surveys; the northern boundary is indeterminate, but the kingdom includes modern day Laos and parts of Cambodia and Malaysia. From the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, 1888. 476 x 614 mm. Very good condition, some fraying of the edges of the margins and folds to fit the journal of the RGS. $A250.|
MAN 005 Zweiter Theil der Karte von Asien, welcher China, einen Thiel der Tartarei, Indien jenseits des Ganges, die Inseln Sumatra, Iava, Borneo, Moluken, Philippinen, und Iapon enthaelt.(2 sheets)
Vast antique engraved map in two sheets covering all of East Asia from the mouth of the Ganges to West New Guinea and from Tartary and Korea to Timor.by Franz Anton Schraembl. Dated 1786 in the plate. From his large and spectacular “Allgemeiner deutscher Atlas aller Länder”, Vienna 1786-94 He acknowledges a debt to d’Anville but provides fuller geographical information.
Each map 478 x 675 mm (18 ¾ x 26 ½ in)
Original outline colour. Excellent condition except for signs of handling in lower right hand corner of outer margin and an unobtrusive fold along left hand border of one map. SOLD
Antique engraved map of the Asian continent, in a decorative border with miniature bird’s eye views of Asian cities and , down the sides, costumes of the inhabitants of various parts of Asia. Dated in the plate 1626 , English text on verso.
By John Speed, from his Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, published 1627-1676 (probably the 1627 or 1631/32 edition as it bears the name of the publisher George Humble). This was the first world atlas produced by an Englishman
John Speed (1152-1629) is the most famous of all English map-makers and author of the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine published in 1612. Speed imitated the style of the famous Dutch map makers and had his plates engraved in Amsterdam (this one is signed by Abraham Goos).
404 x 512 mm.
Especially attractive contemporary colouring. Very good condition (top margin reinforced and tear has been repaired –visible only on verso)
Antique engraved map of Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia and other islands. With inset maps of the settlements in NSW and Swan River. Interesting in that Australia is shown with each section of the coast a different colour, which according to the key would show possessions of several different European powers. Plate number 15 from Myers Zeitungs und Groschen-Atlas, Bibliograph. Instituts zu Hildburghausen 1849 .
198 x 266 mm;
Original hand colour ; condition very good; light spotting of margins