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The Rare First State of a Landmark in Southeast Asian Cartography


Sumatra. GASTALDI, G./ RAMUSIO, J. B. [Venice, 1556]
Sumatra.
10 ¾ x 14 ½ inches
Old manuscript alteration to page numbering that is characteristic of the first state; fine condition
$1,650


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A Superb Example with Rich Original Color


Asia. ORTELIUS, A. [Antwerp, 1575/ 1592]
Asiae Nova Descriptio.
14 5/8 x 19 3/8 inches.
Fine original color; fine condition.
$3,500


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The Earliest, Acquirable, Printed Map of Asia


Asia. MUNSTER, S. [Basel, c. 1550]
Die Lander Asie...
10 ½ x 13 5 ½ inches.
Fine hand color; some weakness of strike at centerfold, very good.
$1,700


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Extremely Rare, Asia Wall Map Sheet


Asia/ Russia. DE JODE, Gerard [Antwerp, c. 1577-1591]
Asiae Nova. Descriptio.
20 x 15 inches.
A few light stains else excellent
$9,500


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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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