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A Souldier of Amboina
Antique copper engraving published London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill 1676 and 1703 engraved by H.Cause. Odd translation  due to editions being printed in various languages before being finally printed in English by A&J Churchill. From the large paper edition of  Johannes Nieuhof,  (1618-1672) 'A collection of Voyages and Travels' '. ie pic was drawn for the 1676 edition but the Uk version was 1703 . Size   33  x  24,5 cm  full page good margins £80 inc delivery

De Verovering van Mackasser

 Copper engraving by  Walter SCHOUTEN,   Published Amsterdam, 1676 Size 200 x 290 mm.,  Showing the Dutch East India Company's bombardment and capture of the town of Makasser, South Sulawesi, in Indonesia during June and July of 1660. It is engraved by C. Decker and is from Schouten's 'Ost-Indische Reise' or travels into the East Indies published by Jacob van Meurs in 1676. Schouten (1638-1704) joined the Company as a surgeon on an expedition to the East Indies during 1658-1665. £120 edge tear to base old creases



A Melaya Captain
Antique copper engraving published London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill 1676 and 1703 engraved by H.Cause. Odd translation  due to editions being printed in various languages before being finally printed in English by A&J Churchill. From the large paper edition of  Johannes Nieuhof,  (1618-1672) 'A collection of Voyages and Travels' '. ie pic was drawn for the 1676 edition but the Uk version was 1703 . Size   33  x  24,5 cm  full page good margins £80 inc delivery



Tymorian Souldiers  Indonesia
Antique copper engraving published London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill 1676 and 1703 engraved by H.Cause. Odd translation  due to editions being printed in various languages before being finally printed in English by A&J Churchill. From the large paper edition of  Johannes Nieuhof,  (1618-1672) 'A collection of Voyages and Travels' '. ie pic was drawn for the 1676 edition but the Uk version was 1703 . Size   33  x  24,5 cm  full page good margins £80 inc delivery



A Topas or Mardick with his wife Indonesia The Mardiikers or Topassers are a mixture of divers Indian Nations, called Topassers
Antique copper engraving published London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill 1676 and 1703 engraved by H.Cause. Odd translation  due to editions being printed in various languages before being finally printed in English by A&J Churchill. From the large paper edition of  Johannes Nieuhof,  (1618-1672) 'A collection of Voyages and Travels' '. ie pic was drawn for the 1676 edition but the Uk version was 1703 . Size   33  x  24,5 cm  full page good margins £80 inc delivery



A Bougis of Bokjes
Antique copper engraving published London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill 1676 and 1703 engraved by H.Cause. Odd translation  due to editions being printed in various languages before being finally printed in English by A&J Churchill. From the large paper edition of  Johannes Nieuhof,  (1618-1672) 'A collection of Voyages and Travels' '. ie pic was drawn for the 1676 edition but the Uk version was 1703 . Size   33  x  24,5 cm  full page good margins £80 inc delivery. Bougisses (or 'Bokjes') near Batavia (formerly inhabited islands near Makassar




Cranganoor.' / Cranganor / Cranganur /Malabar Coast,

 From: 'Wouter Schoutens, Reys-Togten naar en door Oost-Indien ...' (Wouter Schoutens travels into the East Indies), 2nd. edition, published by Andries van Damme, Amsterdam, 1708. Panoramic view of the city with ramparts and Dutch VOC vessels and sloops. Captured By Dutch from Portuguese in january 1662.size  32 x 21.5 cm. £150 inc delivery soft crease RARE




Indo-Chine Méridionale. Costumes annamites, cambodgiens et siamois.

Hand  Coloured Lithograph from 'Atlas du voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine, effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868.' drawn by Louis Delaporte Lithography as well as some plates in chromolithography by Gilbert Published by Libraririe Hachette & Co.,Paris. Size:  Published 1873, after the explorations of 1866-1868 The Expedition was ordered by the French Maritime Ministry under the direction of Francis Garnier. Garnier was part of the French expedition under Captain Ernest Doudard de Lagrée which set out from Saigon in 1866 to explore the valley of the Mekong River in the hopes of finding a navigable route into south-western China. Garnier took command of the mission when de Lagrée died and he safely led the expedition to the Chinese coast via the Yangtze River. The expedition traversed almost 5,400 miles travelling through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, mapping over 3,600 miles of terrain previously unknown to Europeans, and becoming the first westerners to enter Yunnan by a southern route. £195 inc delivery substantial discount on more than one due to postal costs




Chine Méridionale. Portique de la Pagode de Semao

Hand  Coloured Lithograph from 'Atlas du voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine, effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868.' drawn by Louis Delaporte Lithography as well as some plates in chromolithography by Gilbert Published by Libraririe Hachette & Co.,Paris. Size:  Published 1873, after the explorations of 1866-1868 The Expedition was ordered by the French Maritime Ministry under the direction of Francis Garnier. Garnier was part of the French expedition under Captain Ernest Doudard de Lagrée which set out from Saigon in 1866 to explore the valley of the Mekong River in the hopes of finding a navigable route into south-western China. Garnier took command of the mission when de Lagrée died and he safely led the expedition to the Chinese coast via the Yangtze River. The expedition traversed almost 5,400 miles travelling through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, mapping over 3,600 miles of terrain previously unknown to Europeans, and becoming the first westerners to enter Yunnan by a southern route. £195 inc delivery substantial discount on more than one due to postal costs




Laos Samois campement dans le Lit du Mekong pres d'un Rapide (Keng Chan)

Hand  Coloured Lithograph from 'Atlas du voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine, effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868.' drawn by Louis Delaporte Lithography as well as some plates in chromolithography by Gilbert Published by Libraririe Hachette & Co.,Paris. Size:  Published 1873, after the explorations of 1866-1868 The Expedition was ordered by the French Maritime Ministry under the direction of Francis Garnier. Garnier was part of the French expedition under Captain Ernest Doudard de Lagrée which set out from Saigon in 1866 to explore the valley of the Mekong River in the hopes of finding a navigable route into south-western China. Garnier took command of the mission when de Lagrée died and he safely led the expedition to the Chinese coast via the Yangtze River. The expedition traversed almost 5,400 miles travelling through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, mapping over 3,600 miles of terrain previously unknown to Europeans, and becoming the first westerners to enter Yunnan by a southern route. £195 inc delivery substantial discount on more than one due to postal costs




Laos Samois panorama du groupe d'iles de Khong  /panorama de la Vallee du Fleuve  ( Pris du Sommet de Phou Salao) /

Hand  Coloured Lithograph from 'Atlas du voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine, effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868.' drawn by Louis Delaporte Lithography as well as some plates in chromolithography by Gilbert Published by Libraririe Hachette & Co.,Paris. Size:  Published 1873, after the explorations of 1866-1868 The Expedition was ordered by the French Maritime Ministry under the direction of Francis Garnier. Garnier was part of the French expedition under Captain Ernest Doudard de Lagrée which set out from Saigon in 1866 to explore the valley of the Mekong River in the hopes of finding a navigable route into south-western China. Garnier took command of the mission when de Lagrée died and he safely led the expedition to the Chinese coast via the Yangtze River. The expedition traversed almost 5,400 miles travelling through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, mapping over 3,600 miles of terrain previously unknown to Europeans, and becoming the first westerners to enter Yunnan by a southern route. £195 inc delivery substantial discount on more than one due to postal costs

 

second copy just of the panorama de la Vallee du Fleuve  ( Pris du Sommet de Phou Salao) / matte burn £85



Vue de Cayeli (Ile Bourou.)
 Hand Coloured Lithograph. by de Sainson pinxt. St Aulaire Lith. J. Tastu, Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois ainé. rue clery, 23. [Paris, 1833.]
 Printed area 275 x 335mm, 11 x 13¼". Shows the Astrolabe at anchor off Buru, an island west of Ambon and Seram in the Maluku province of Indonesia. From 'Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829. £145 stunning condition for a change



"Natives of Cochin-China, Playing at Shittlecock [sic] with their Feet

 A game played with a shuttlecock by the inhabitants of a village in the Cochinchina region, now encompassing the southern part of Vietnam   Antique Copper engraving by William Alexander  ( born 1767 - died 1816 ) engraving by J. Landseer and T. Shirt .Published London. 1797 by  George Nicol Plate 41 from  George Staunton's Account of the expedition. 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'.William Alexander  accompanied Lord Macartney to China and made drawings of the scenery and life in China, which were issued in this . In 1802 Alexander was made Professor of Drawing at the Royal Military College at Great Marlow, and a few years later assistant keeper of antiquities at the British Museum, which resulted in his becoming the first curator of prints and drawings. . Full page wide margins Size:23 x 17.5 cm. . £125 inc delivery Hand colouring is later  x 6 also listed on Asia page



View  in Turon Bay

   Antique Copper engraving by William Alexander  ( born 1767 - died 1816 ) engraving by J. Landseer and T. Shirt .Published London. 1797 by  George Nicol Plate 41 from  George Staunton's Account of the expedition. 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'.William Alexander  accompanied Lord Macartney to China and made drawings of the scenery and life in China, which were issued in this . In 1802 Alexander was made Professor of Drawing at the Royal Military College at Great Marlow, and a few years later assistant keeper of antiquities at the British Museum, which resulted in his becoming the first curator of prints and drawings. . Smaller  page wide margins   due to being smaller images Size: 18 x 22.5 cm. £125 inc delivery Hand colouring is later x 6 also on Asia page



Pagode une Grotto Touranne, (Cochinchine / Da Nang (Vietnam))
dessine par Lauvergne; Sabatier lith.; fig. par Bayot Published Paris : Arthus Bertrand ; London : Ackermann, [184-]  lithograph ; 20.9 x 33.5 cm. Pl. no. 71 of: Voyage autour du monde execute pendant les annees 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette La Bonite commandee par M. Vaillant. Album historique..£75  inc delivery







Vue Prise a Touranne, (Cochinchine / Da Nang (Vietnam))
dessine par Lauvergne; Sabatier lith.; fig. par Bayot Published Paris : Arthus Bertrand ; London : Ackermann, [184-]  lithograph ; 20.9 x 33.5 cm. Pl. no. 70 of: Voyage autour du monde execute pendant les annees 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette La Bonite commandee par M. Vaillant. Album historique..£75  inc delivery




Soldats de la garde de l'Empereur; Soldats de l'Armee, Cochinchine (Vietnam)
/ Paris del.; Himely sc from Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830, 1831, 1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace. Pl. no. 54 of: Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite. Album historique.[Paris] : Finot imp., [1835]  Aquatint, to India paper .; plate mark 28.8 x 38.4 cm. £105 stunning condition . . a first edition proof to India paper






Rochers de marbre en Cochinchine  (Vietnam)
/ Paris del.; Himely sc from Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830, 1831, 1832 sous le commandement de M. Laplace. Pl. no. 50 of: Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite. Album historique.[Paris] : Finot imp., [1835]  Aquatint, to India paper .; plate mark 28.8 x 38.4 cm. £105 stunning condition . . a first edition proof to India paper




Maison de l'agent hollandais a Likoupang, Celebes /Sulawesi
Engraved  by Arnout , drawn by de Sainson (painter):1793-1860. A lithograph, hand col. ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.23. [Paris, 1833.]   Numbered 'Pl.219' upper right.  £85 edge tear to base edge into plate area creasing  right margin, hand coloured Printers official  blindstamp to below title has been framed so light toning as seen




Coupang, Ile Timor, occupations domestiques
Hand coloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A. Pellion delint.; Forget sculpt. Plate no. 20 from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £140 inc delivery 99.8% perfect




Ile Timor, Vue Prise aux Environs de  Coupang,
Hand coloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  Desinee par Vasser0t d'apres Pellion delint.; Pomel sculpt. Plate no. 28 from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £140 inc delivery 99.8% perfect




THE GOVERNOR OF BATAVIA'S PALACE, IN THE EAST INDIES
Originally by Hawkesworth redrawn  by  J. Lodge for reprinting by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after measurements from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79.  22.8 x 27.5 cm . . £30 inc delivery



Namaquas Peuples Nouvellement Decouverts Vers le Tropic du Capricorne ( Thailand)
From Guy. TACHARD,  Voyage de Siam, des Pères Jésuites, Envoyés par le Roy aux Indes & à la Chine. Avec leurs observations Astronomiques, Et leurs Remarques de Physique, de Géographie, d’Hydrographie et d’Histoire. Paris, A. Seneuze et D. Horthemels, 1686. Par ordre exprez de Sa Majesté. One of  20 engraved plates full page engraved by Cornelis Martinus Vermeulen (1644 in Antwerp – 1708 in Antwerp)  Flemish Baroque engraver, drawn by Sévin £40 inc



Coupang, Ile Timor, Vue d'un Chantier de Construction  ie Boat building
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Arago delint.; Roger  sculpt. Plate no.23 from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery slight age toning/staining  to page these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated




Gt Archipel D'Asie Entrevue avec les naturels de L'Ile Ombai (Ombai  Strait, East Timor)
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Arago delint.; Roger  sculpt. Plate no.32 from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery. .  these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated





Guerriers de L'Ile Ombai (Ombai  Strait, East Timor)
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Arago delint.; Choubard   sculpt. Plate no.33 from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery. .  these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated




Bewohner der Insel Ombai (Ombai  Strait, East Timor)
Lithograph by J. Honegger from “Naturgeschichte und Abblidung des Menschen..." by HeinrichRudolf Schinz. Zurich, 1845. (Native people of the world). Page size: 26 x 36 cm £40  some soiling




Vue de L'Aiguade de L'Uranie sur L'Ile Vaigiou (Papous)
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Pellion delint.; Schroeder  sculpt. Plate no.49 from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery. .  these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated




Iles des Papous :Maisons sur Pilotis  (Papous)
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Arago delint.; Schroeder   sculpt. Plate no.48  from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery. .  these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated




Ile Rawak : Tombeaux des Papous
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Arago delint.; Bovinet  sculpt. Plate no.46  from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery. .  these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated


Map ; Carte de la Partie Orientale  du Grand Archipel D'Asie
Traversee en 1818 par le Corvette de Roi L'Uranie
Uncoloured stipple engraving, From the very rare French voyage account, "Voyage autour du monde" under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Who was also on the Baudin voayge. Artist and naval draughtsman, was a midshipman aboard l'Uranie under the command of Louis de Freycinet expedition in 1817. Pellion assisted the official artists J. Arago and A. Taunay during the three-year voyage around the world. On 12 September 1818, l'Uranie reached Shark Bay, WA, where a camp was established.The expedition struck camp and sailed for Timor a fortnight later. It then sailed into Port Jackson on 18 November 1819 where they were made welcome by Governor Macquarie, who entertained them at both Sydney and Parramatta and permitted both artists and scientists to wander freely.  De Freycinet had intended Arago to accompany them, but his place was taken by J. Alphonse Pellion (fl. 1817-20) 'whose zeal, activity and courage never failed him in dangerous enterprises, and whose talents as a draughtsman rendered him equally proper for this mission'.Size  plate mark 32 x 27.7 cm/ A.  J Arago delint.; Bovinet  sculpt. Plate no.46  from: 'Voyage autour du monde' : entrepris par ordre du Roi ... execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 ... /­ par M. Louis de Freycinet. Paris : Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, Rue des Grands - Augustins, N. 7, 1826. NICOLAS THOMAS  BAUDIN,(1754-1803) and  LOUIS-CLAUDE DESAULSES DE  FREYCINET,(1779-1842) worked  as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin  born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré, France. He joined the navy as a cadet in 1774 and in 1786 was promoted sub-lieutenant. Freycinet  born on 7 August 1779 at Montélimar, Drôme, and joined the navy in 1793.  £120 inc delivery. .  these uncoloured pics are more detailed and skilled than the tinted with every untensil, cloth weave etc delineated




Cimetiere chinois, aux environs d'Amboine, Moluques
 / de Sainson pinx.; Vander Burch lith Engraved  by Arnout , drawn by de Sainson (painter):1793-1860. A lithograph. ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.23. [Paris, 1833.]    Pl. no. 142 of: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique.£85 light toning especially to page edges from the paper alteration a later printing the same year the early ones have the blindstamp later have a cheaper paper







Pont sur un torrent a Manado; Sepultures des Alfours de Tondano; Sepultures des Chretiens a Likoupang, Iles Celebes (Sulawesi,)
 / de Sainson pinx.; Vander Burch lith Engraved  by Arnout , drawn by de Sainson (painter):1793-1860. A lithograph, . ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.23. [Paris, 1833.]    Pl. no. 202 of: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique.£85 light toning especially to page edges from the paper alteration a later printing the same year the early ones have the blindstamp later have a cheaper paper




Vue prise pres d'Amboine dans les ravins de Batou-Ganton
 / de Sainson pinx.; Vander Burch lith Engraved  by Arago, J. (Jacques), 1790-1855; , drawn by de Sainson (painter):1793-1860. A lithograph, . ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.141. [Paris, 1833.]    Pl. no. 142 of: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique.£65 light toning especially to page edges from the paper alteration a later printing the same year the early ones have the blindstamp later have a cheaper paper. THIS HAS A WATERMARK TO THE LEFT EDGE /BASE OF PAGE WELL AWAY FROM IMAGE AREA




Riviere de Batou-mera, Ile d'Amboine
Plate no. 110 of: 'Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Oceanie. Atlas pittoresque', tome second /­ J. Dumont d'Urville. 1833.]   A lithograph. ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.23. [Paris, 1833.]    .  £55  edge tear to centre to edge of image shown unmended   Gide the Printers official  blindstamp to below title lithograph ; sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm.




 


Cases de naturels Pirogue a la Voile
 / dessine par Le Breton; lith. par Delaplante , drawn by de Sainson (painter):1793-1860. A lithograph, . ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.227. [Paris, 1833.]    Plate no. 73 of: Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Oceanie. Atlas pittoresque, tome premier  .£35 Gide the Printers official  blindstamp to below title lithograph ; sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. water ,marks as shown




Cascade pres D'Apia, Ile Opoulou (Samoa)
 / dessine par Le Breton; lith. par Delaplante , drawn by de Sainson (painter):1793-1860. A lithograph, . ; 32.3 x 28 cm Printed by Tastu, in Paris in 1833 from M. de Sainson, Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe', the account of Jules Dumont D'Urville's important expedition to the South Seas between 1826 and 1829 .Louis Auguste de Sainson was the official artist aboard Dumont D'Urville's L'Astrolabe, during the ship's three months' voyaging round New Zealand in 1827de Sainson pinxt. Tirpenne lith. J. Tastu Editeur. Lith. de Bichebois aine, rue clery, No.227. [Paris, 1833.]    Plate no. 74 of: Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Oceanie. Atlas pittoresque, tome premier  .£35 Gide the Printers official  blindstamp to below title lithograph ; sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. edge tears to near image shown unmended but sent repaired





Views of the churches of Mallagam, Achiavelli, Mayletti and Oudewil

Copper  engraved plates are  from 'Naauwkeurige beschryvinge van Malabar en Choromandel', Amsterdam 1672, by the preacher Philippus Baldaeus. Baldaeus founded a small school alongside many of the churches. from 'The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East - India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel as also of  the Island of Ceylon' by Philip Baldaeus (first printed in 1672), part of 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts others now first printed in English',  printed in 1744 for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, London, 1744  £225 inc almost mint !







Views of the churches of Paneteripoum / Manipay / Changane / Vanarpone.

Copper  engraved plates are  from 'Naauwkeurige beschryvinge van Malabar en Choromandel', Amsterdam 1672, by the preacher Philippus Baldaeus. Baldaeus founded a small school alongside many of the churches. from 'The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East - India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel as also of  the Island of Ceylon' by Philip Baldaeus (first printed in 1672), part of 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts others now first printed in English',  printed in 1744 for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, London, 1744 £225 inc almost mint !



A NEW & ACCURATE MAP OF ASIA BY THOMAS BOWEN. 1779.
LONDON C.1770. 320 x 410 mm. Copper engraving by Thomas Bowen. Some faint creasing as issued £165 inc delivery also listed on pacific page as it shows the New Holland etc



Maps of the islands of Makjan and Batsjan

sorry used flash again
£45



A Mapp of The islands before Batavia

Johan Nieuhof. Map set in a page of text, of Teluk Jakarata, with relief shown by bathymetric soundings.  Title at head of map: Mr John Nieuhoff's Voyages".  On verso: "and travels to the East Indies."  Text on verso describes leaving Batavia or Jakarta on 17 December 1670.  Page 364 probably from: Voyages and travels into Brasil and the East Indies ca. 1682 Nieuhof's first voyage was to Brazil, where he resided nine years, 1640-49. He gives an account (with the correspondence) of all the proceedings and transactions between the Dutch and Portuguese arising out of the revolt of the latter, a map, plans of the Receif (Maurice Town) and Olinda, illustrations of the animals, birds, insects, plants and fruits, aboriginal tribes, and general description of the country and its products. His second voyage was to the East Indies in 1G63, visiting the Cape and China, a voyage described in his narrative of the Dutch Embassy , returning to Holland in 1658.
In a second voyage to the East Indies (1659-70) he went to Amboyna, Bouro,
Formosa, Malacca, Sumatra, Point de Galle, Goa, Persian Gulf, Malabar Coast,   returning to Batavia,£45



A Chart of part of the coast of Cochin-China including Turon Harbour and the Island Callao

Detailed map of the Vietnamese Coast, centered on Turon Harbor (Da Nang area). Antique Copper engraving by William Alexander  ( born 1767 - died 1816 ) engraving by J. Landseer and T. Shirt .Published London. 1797 by  George Nicol Plate 41 from  George Staunton's Account of the expedition. 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'.William Alexander  accompanied Lord Macartney to China and made drawings of the scenery and life in China, which were issued in this . In 1802 Alexander was made Professor of Drawing at the Royal Military College at Great Marlow, and a few years later assistant keeper of antiquities at the British Museum, which resulted in his becoming the first curator of prints and drawings. . Size: 23 x 17.5 cm. £185 inc delivery uncoloured chart plus listed on asia page

carte de l'asie divisee en ses principaux etats  avec les decouverts recentes dressee par Herisson Geographe  1827
 Originally by Herisson, Eustache, b. 1759  Published Paris  1827 : Chez Jean, Rue St. Jean-de-Beauvais . Map of Asia showing the tracks of Cook and La Perouse and those of the voyage in search of La Perouse. Relief shown by hachures.Prime meridian: Paris.In lower left margin: Grave par J. B. Tardieu.In lower right margin: Pelicier scrip.Sectioned onto linen from new so some creases to edges where folded A stunning early map for normal prices .. sent folded £145 inc
 

Seconde Partie De la Carte D'Asie Contenant La Chine et partie de la Tartarie, L'Inde au dela du Gange, Les Isles Sumatrai, Java, Borneo, Moluques, Philippines et Japon . . . MDCCLII

By  Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D'Anville : Paris / 1752 Large format map of China, Koreak, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and India, from D'Anville's modern atlas. Base part of  detailed two sheet map, with a fine cartouche.. . . needs pair to be valuable but works on its own . Southern part of a two-part Asian map. It reaches in the north as far as Hainan and includes parts of Burma, Laos, Vietnam, all of Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines as well as the eastern part of New Guinea. Cartouche in the lower right corner is decorated with dragons and a Chinese mask.48.9 x 68.7 cm plus margins £420 inc delivery less collected




Map of the Burman Empire Including also Siam, Cochin-China, Ton-King, and Malapa.
 J.W. del. (engraved by) Stockley Sc. London, James Wyld, Charing Cross East. (to accompany) An Atlas of the World, Comprehending Separate Maps of its various Countries, Constructed & drawn from the latest Astronomical & Geographical Observations. By James Wyld, Geographer to Her Majesty and H. Late R.H. Prince Albert. London. Published by James Wyld (Successor to Mr. Faden) Charing Cross East. 1864 Size 33 x 27 cm Includes from Calcutta to Hong Kong. Includes Burma, Pegu (both Myanmar), Siam (Thailand), Cochin China and Tonking (Vietnam), Cambodia, Malaya, Malacca, Sincapore (Singapore).Printed area 34.5 x 41cm, within larger platemark and additional margins. Steel engraving with original hand colour, £385 inc delivery scarce in this condition




'ASIE ANCIENNE
Carte de l'Atlas Classique & Universel de L'ASIE ANCIENNE Atlas classique et Universel de Géographie ancienne et moderne contenant les découvertes et les Divisions les plus nouvelles dans les cinq parties du Monde pour servir à la lecture des Voyages, des ouvrages Historiques et les meilleurs Traités de Géographie publié par J. ANDRIVEAU-GOUJON nouvelle édition drawn 1856. Engraved  E.Andriveau-Goujon, published in Andriveau-Goujon's Atlas Classique et Universel de Geographie .., 1873 (map dated 1861). Large steel engraved map with original hand colour,  Size 63.5 x 48 cms plus title £70 inc delivery ( rolled) small amount toning to margins / water mark in top margin area will mount out



Tartarie Chinoise, Roy, De Coree et Isles Du Japon  par M. Bonne, Ingenieur-Hydrographe de la Marine ;

  Detailed map of the region, including Japan, Korea, Manchuria and the Gobi Desert. Highly detailed. From Bonne's Atlas Supplement.Plate 92 from: Atlas encyclopedique ... / Rigobert Bonne and N. Demarest. Paris : Hotel de Thou, 1787.Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795 ) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. In 1773 he succeeded Jacques Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine. Working in his official capacity Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period. Bonne’s work represents a step in the evolution of the cartographic ideology away from the  work of the 17th and early 18th century towards more detail . Overall light toning crease as issued full page £160 inc delivery also on maps page



Die Ostindischen Inseln (East Indies)
 Issued Gotha, Germany: 1881, by Justus Perthes, for Stieler's Hand-Atlas. 31x39 cm  Litho map some marking top title area £35 inc delivery ( rolled)


A Chart of ye EAST-INDIES, With the Coast of Persia, China also the Philipina, Moluca and Sunda Islands &c.

Copper engraved chart of the Indian Ocean. The map extends until Saudia Arabia and Madagascar in the West, and Australia, New Guinea, and Japan in the East. Shows a part of Korea. Includes the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, the Maledives, Comores, Seychelles, and numerous other small islands. attesting to one of the major spices exported from the region. There is a surprising amount of detail, particularly the naming of numerous small islands.  Published  London, 1740/5   from Thomas Osbourne's  "A Collection of Voyages and Travels" compiled from the library of the Earl of Oxford; " .Size :  28.0 x 35.5 cm £320 some aging to page  EDGE and creasing




"Asia  " by Thomas Jefferys
Antique map by  Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III.  Originally produced for an edition of Thomas Salmon, "A New Geographical and Historical Grammar".London :   Published in   London by Thomas Salmon 1762. Later hand colour full margins  Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx. 7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued ,  £60 inc delivery


The East Indes map Antique map by  Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III. . EAST INDIES. S. AND E.  by BALLARD, etc. LONDON. 1783. Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx. 7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued , . Regional map from Salmon's The Modern Gazetteer. 5th edition. £40 Same as above but younger differing edition



"East Indies " by Thomas Jefferys
.., 1772. Includes India, and all south east Asia including the East India Islands.  Antique map by  Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III.  Originally produced for an edition of Thomas Salmon, "A New Geographical and Historical Grammar".London :   Published in   London by Thomas Salmon 1762. Later hand colour full margins  Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx. 7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued , creasing to right margin £60 inc delivery




Asia  Map

Antique map  published by Cadell & Davies published 10 May 1797  Strand London. Two vertical folds  as issued    £25 mounted 



Asia from the Best Authorities,

by John Russell, c.1800. From "A New Geographical, Historical and Commercial Grammar and Present State of Several Kingdoms of the World". Copper engraving. Size approx 200 x 230mm.  Includes Arabia, India, Borneo, Japan, China and Eastern Russia/Tartary
 Folds as issued ,  £65 inc delivery



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