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  1. TAPROBANA.

    TAPROBANA.

    Sri Lanka.
    Map of Sri Lanka with title cartouche at top right, compass points north to the right of map. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53267

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  2. Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.

    [Kingdom of the Great Khan].
    This glorious map is embellished with an elegant border and a bold, imposing title cartouche in top right corner and a smaller oval cartouche in bottom left corner containing nine lines of Latin text. Natural topography is clearly delineated with the relief shown pictorially. Charming details include a couple of sailing ships, a large flying fish and two warriors in their tented camps. Learn More
    £1,800

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 54753

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  3. CEYLON and the Maldive Islands.

    CEYLON and the Maldive Islands.

    Size: 13 x 9.5 cm. (5 x 3 inches).
    Two maps on one sheet: Ceylon to the right and the Maldives to the left. Ships and sea-monsters. Petrus Bertius was a professor of mathematics and librarian at Leyden University. As well as being a prolific writer on mathematical, historical and theological subjects he is known as a cartographer for his editions of Ptolemy's Geographia. In 1618 he moved to Paris and became Official Cosmographer to Louis XIII. Learn More
    £245

    Date of Publication: 1616

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    Stock Code: 53644

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  4. Four Continents Africa, America, Asia, Europe.

    Four Continents Africa, America, Asia, Europe.

    Magnificent set of maps of the four known continents, each map dated 1626 (but America actually 1631). "Africae, described the manners of their habits and buildinge; newly done into English by IS and published at the charges of G Humble" with five national costume figures to both sides and cities to top border, title cartouche top right, elephants, lions, hyena, ostriches and monkey, ships and sea monsters. Learn More
    £17,500

    Date of Publication: 1627

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    Stock Code: 52184

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  5. REGNA PEGU et ARACAM.

    REGNA PEGU et ARACAM.

    Size: 19 x 14 cm. (7 x 5 inches).
    Beautiful map of part of Myanmar from Jansson's edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor. North to the right of map. Learn More
    £130

    Date of Publication: 1651, 2nd German edition.

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    Stock Code: 54200

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  6. China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

    China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

    An elegantly engraved map of the region with the eastern part of China (bounded in the north-west by the Great Wall) dominated by several large lakes. The fictitious Chaimay Lacus is shown with numerous rivers flowing south into India and Siam. Korea is depicted as a strangely shaped island separated from the mainland by a narrow strait. Taiwan is located in a roughly correct position, named as both Pakan al I. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1652-53

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    Stock Code: 56304

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  7. Isola del Giapone e Penisola de Corea.

    Isola del Giapone e Penisola de Corea.

    Japan and Korea
    A large and impressive map of Japan and its near neighbour Korea. A large and decorative title cartouche is complemented by rhumb lines, and an imperial boat sailing midway between the two countries. This vessel was apparently capable of traversing the distance of the 220 miles between the cities of Osaka and Nagasaki in only 12 days (Walter 43). Father Vincenzo Coronelli was a map Venetian map and globe maker in addition to being a Minorite Friar in Venice. Learn More
    £4,500

    Date of Publication: 1692

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    Stock Code: 63960

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  8. LA GRANDE TARTARIE.

    LA GRANDE TARTARIE.

    Size: 25 x 19 cm. (10 x 7 inches).
    Map of Tartary covering the whole of Asia, north of India to the Arctic Ocean.Title cartouche at top right. Maps by Sanson in original colour are rare. Nicolas Sanson was founder of the French school of mapmakers, at a time when the leadership in European cartography passed from the Low Countries to France. This map was published in Bion's treatise on globes. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1700

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    Stock Code: 54046

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  9. Turcumanie Georgie Commanie.

    Turcumanie Georgie Commanie.

    Size: 23 x 18.5 cm. (9 x 7 inches).
    Attractive map of Georgia in Asia and the surrounding lands and seas. Decorated cartouche at lower left. Maps by Sanson in original colour are rare. Nicolas Sanson was founder of the French school of mapmakers, at a time when the leadership in European cartography passed from the Low Countries to France. This map was published in Bion's treatise on globes. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1700

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    Stock Code: 54049

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  10. The Dominions of MOSCOVY in EUROPE

    The Dominions of MOSCOVY in EUROPE

    Part of what is now north eastern Russia with parts of Scandanavia shown. The Baltic sea is shown north and the Black Sea to the south. Library stamp visible from reverse. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1711-17.

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    Stock Code: 55136

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  11. The Dominions of MOSCOVY or RUSSIA

    The Dominions of MOSCOVY or RUSSIA

    What is now Russia with parts of Scandanavia on one side and China on the other shown. The Baltic sea is shown north and the Caspian Sea to the south. Library stamp visible from reverse. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1711-17.

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    Stock Code: 55137

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  12. THEATRUM HISTORICUM...pars orientalis/THEATRUM HISTORICUM...Pars Occidentalis
    £650

    Date of Publication: 1716

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    Stock Code: 56105

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  13. Asia

    Asia

    A splendid and detailed map of Asia in stereographic projection, North Pole at top centre with large ornamental cartouche at lower left, secondary cartouche with several milage scales at top right Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1744

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    Stock Code: 52399

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  14. RUSSIA or MUSCOVY

    RUSSIA or MUSCOVY

    Size: 19.3 x 26 cm. (7 x 10 inches)
    Map of European Russia. With geographical and historical notes on the map Learn More
    £165

    Date of Publication: 1744

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    Stock Code: 53102

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  15. A New and Accurate Map of the CASPIAN SEA.

    A New and Accurate Map of the CASPIAN SEA.

    Handsome map of the lands surrounding Caspian Sea - Astrakhan,Independent Tartary, Persia, Shirwan and others, title cartouche at upper right. Emmanuel Bowen was one of the leading English mapmakers of the eighteenth-century, and was unusual in that he was cartographer to both the French and English Royal Courts. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1747

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    Stock Code: 54026

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  16. A New and Accurate Map of  Moscovy or Russia in Europe.

    A New and Accurate Map of Moscovy or Russia in Europe.

    Size: 22.5 x 32 cm. (9 x 12 inches).
    Attractive map of European Russia from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea. Emmanuel Bowen was one of the leading English mapmakers of the eighteenth-century, and was cartographer to both the French and English Royal Courts. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1747

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    Stock Code: 54358

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  17. A NEW and ACCURATE MAP of the CASPIAN SEA, Laid down from the Memoirs of Sosskam Sabbas a Georgian Prince, assisted by some later Improvemts. by Emanl. Bowen.

    A NEW and ACCURATE MAP of the CASPIAN SEA, Laid down from the Memoirs of Sosskam Sabbas a Georgian Prince, assisted by some later Improvemts. by Emanl. Bowen.

    Handsome map of the lands surrounding Caspian Sea - Astrakhan, Independent Tartary, Persia, Shirwan and others, title cartouche at upper right. Emmanuel Bowen was one of the leading English mapmakers of the eighteenth-century, and was unusual in that he was cartographer to both the French and English Royal Courts. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1747

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    Stock Code: 56379

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  18. Les Isles de la Sonde, Moluques. Philippines, Carolines et Mariannes

    Les Isles de la Sonde, Moluques. Philippines, Carolines et Mariannes

    Size: 26 x 24 cm. (10 x 9 inches)
    A simple clear map of south east Asian Islands, with a decorative cartouche at top left Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1748

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    Stock Code: 52962

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  19. Vue de Pointe de Galle.

    Vue de Pointe de Galle.

    Galle is a city situated on the south western tip of Sri Lanka, and it is the one of best examples of a fortified city built by Europeans in south Asia. The city has endured Portuguese, Dutch and British rule since the early years of the 16th century. This view shows many Dutch (V.O.C.) ships at anchor, and the fort is prominent. From the 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: 1748

    Published: Paris:

    Stock Code: 75171

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  20. CARTE DE LA TARTARIE OCCIDENTALE Pour servir a lHistoire Generale des Voyages.

    CARTE DE LA TARTARIE OCCIDENTALE Pour servir a lHistoire Generale des Voyages.

    Tome 8, Page 375.
    Bellin was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy upon the creation of France's hydrographic office, the Dépôt des cartes et plans de la Marine.Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps and charts. The accuracy of Bellin's charts ensured that they were in use for many years. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: 1749

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    Stock Code: 57503

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