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Travel Asia - Oceania

Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735 - 430 x 280mm.
First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare Americana: A Selection of One Hundred ..
Location: 1673
London, Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1673 - 395 x 265 mm.
Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Three parts in one folio by John Macock for the author.Part I: An Embassy. Part II: A narrativ..
Location: 1678
Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678 - 170 x 105 mm.
Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The work had been published in 1618 and 1630...
Location: 1725
Rouen, Pierre Le Boucher, 1725 - 305 x 425 mm.
Important richely illustrated compendium of the first Dutch voyages to East India, of great interest for the history and establisment of the Dutch global trade, particularly in America, Asia and Ocean..
Location: 1729
Amsterdam, 1729 - 320 x 240 mm.
First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to foreigners to enter the country. Th..
Location: 1729
Amsterdam, 1729 - 200 x 125 mm.
This provides an interesting illustrated description of China, Japan, Phillippines, Moluccas. Including a map of China, Korea and Japan, with the Sea between Korea and Japan called "Zee van Japan" and..
Location: 1734
Venice, 1734 - 200 x 130 mm.
This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book includes a description of Philippines..
Location: 1737
The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737 - 520 x 390 mm.
First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following the Martini /Blaeu Novus Atlas Sinensis 16..
Location: 1763
Amsterdam, Leipzig, 1763 - 242 x 283 mm.
Volume 21 of this informative publication with a description of the discoveries, conquests, and settlements by the Portuguese, Spaniards, English, and Dutch in South East Asia.This volume including fi..
Location: 1806
Osaka, Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806 - 225 x 180 mm.
Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edition (Kawachiya Kichibei et al..
Location: 1811
Paris, Treuttel et Wurtz, 1811 - 200 x 130 mm.
Rare first edition.- The French sinologist Jean-Pierre Abel-Remusat (September 5, 1788 - June 2, 1832) was born in Paris and educated for the medical profession, but a Chinese herbal in the collection..
Location: 1877
Paris, Morel, 1877 - 573 x 402 mm.
Prisse d’Avennes was one of the foremost scholars of Arabic art and architecture of the 19th century; this work represents the summation of his studies. From the aspect of chromolithography, this rank..
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