Very Rare – the first issue of the first large-format printed sea chart of the South Coast of Hainan, based on a reconnaissance survey conducted by John Haldane of the British East India Company, from Sayer & Bennett’s magnificent ‘The East-India Pilot, or Oriental Navigator’.
One of the finest general maps of China produced during the fin de siècle period, a large format, highly detailed work produced as part of map sequence for the China Inland Mission (CIM) by the world leading firm of Edward Stanford, and the first issue to be predicated upon the revolutionary cartography of the Russian sinologist Emil Bretschneider, providing…
A very rare, large format, separately issued map of Asia, that is perhaps the last great map of the continent to be printed in Ottoman Turkish script, with attractive colours and adorned with the flags of major Asia and Middle Eastern states. Colour lithograph, 61 x 92 cm (soft folds with tiny tears and holes, small tears…
Large 8° (23 x 15.5 cm): [65 pp. advertisements, including front pastedown], [1 f., title], vi, [1 f., plate], 215 pp. (with numerous photographic illustrations imbedded in text), 3 pp., 61 pp., 25 pp., [1 f.], 8 pp., [24 pp.], plus 1 large folding colour printed map of Shanghai, The New Map of Shanghai City / 最近實測上海地圖 (measuring 92 x…
A very rare sea chart of the South China Sea around the Karimata Islands, just the west of Borneo, based on an original manuscript made by the master of the ‘HMS Osterly’ during the Seven Years’ War, published by William Herbert.
[Title of the in-set map:] 新疆在祖国的位置 [Map of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Xinjiang’s Position in the Motherland. First Edition] Colour print: 50 x 65 cm (19.7 x 25.6 inches) (soft folds, but overall in a good condition).
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