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A Rare Cartographic Presentation of the Buddhist World View


World Map/ Buddhism. Zuda RŌKASHI (Priest Hōtan) [Kyōto, c. 1710-30]
Nansen Bushu Bankoku Shōka No Zu. (“Outline Map of all the Countries of the Universe”).
45 x 57 ½ inches.
Period wash color; nine woodblock sheets joined and mounted on later paper, edged with silk; excellent condition. Mounted in a dark wood-framed shadow box:
$55,000


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Rare, Broadsheet Catalogue Offering the Maps of De l’Isle, Buache & Dezauche


Cartographic Ephemera. DEZAUCHE, J. C. [Paris, c. 1781]
Catalogue Des cartes Geographiques De MM. De l’Isle Et Buache, …Et Des Autres Ouvrages Qui Composent Le Fonds Du Sieur Dezauche,…A Paris, rue des Noyers, pres celle des Anglois.

Two small folio, joined leaves, 4pp.; ms. corrections to numbering in early hand on p.1; excellent condition; bound in modern blue cloth over boards with gold-stamped design.
$1,650


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Touring Georgian London in a Board Game


London/ Board Game/ Popular Culture. HARRIS, J. [London, 1809]
The Panorama Of London, or A Day's Journey round the Metropolis, An Amusing and Instructive Game. .
21 1/2 x 21 inches
With original slip case with elaborately engraved title pasted on, worn but intact; 12 pp. of disbound text with instruction. With full period hand color; dissected & mounted on original linen; soiled, toned, some staining but free of loss; very good of this kind.
$3,500


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A Rare Map with Many Interesting Dimensions


United States/ Map Projection. REICHARD, C. G. [Nuremberg, 1809]
Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America….
23 x 28 ¼ inches
Fine original outline & wash coloring; evidence of folds, a few reinforced, else excellent condition.
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Americans Learn about the World & Their Place in It


World. PHELPS, H./ ENSIGN & THAYER (publishers) [New York, 1847]
The World At One View.
21 3/8 x 29 inches
Lithograph with fine period color. Mounted on rice paper, mended edge splits, reinforced long crease at lower right that had partially separated, overall very good.
$2,850


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