Perfect condition. The map was based upon the manuscript draft supplied to Ortelius in about 1592 by the famous official Portuguese chart maker, Luis Teixeira , who was the cartographer to the court o..
A most attractive and decorative map of Japan and its near neighbor Korea by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev.de Fon..
The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. This was to remain the standard form of Japan until the eighteenth century and although repla..
The plate is showing the murder of one of the Medieval Emperors of Japan and the arrival of one of the early Dutch embassies in Kyoto with a small map of Japan in a central panel. Plate and text-pages..
The map is based on Englebert Kaempfer's map of 1727. It shows a much distorted outline for the Island of Japan and a wonderful decorative cartouche top left. The map was engraved by Tobias Conrad Lot..
Chart of the discoveries to the north of Japan, in 1643 by the Dutch ships Castricum and Breskens. In two small insets in the top of the chart the province of Osju is depicted, at bottom left a view o..
A very rare birds-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki bay. Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived..
Map of part of Japan and the The Liancourt Rocks west of Japan. Its name derives from Le Liancourt, the name of the French whaling ship whose crew almost crashed on the rocks in 1849. The islets are a..