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  Pre the  Engraving Copyright Act 1734 or Engravers' Copyright Act and for a few years after many engravers simply copied other often 'foreign ' editions so the same image appears in differing editions


Biajo's or Mountaineers of Borneo
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


Habits of the Siamese + Habit of a Banian of India
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


Bornean Town upon a River
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


A  Javanese man & Woman
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Various Boats on the Coast of Malabar.
Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30



DIFFERENT VEGETABLE PRODUCTIONS CULTIVATED IN SOME OF THE ASIATIC ISLANDS
Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30 x 3


Soldiers of the kingdom of Macasser .... - Portraits of soldiers inhabiting the Isle of Timor
Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30



Plate 45 Dutch east Asia
Copper engraving by  Walter SCHOUTEN,   Published Amsterdam, 1676 Size 200 x 290 mm.,  Normally  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. The plates are untitled hence the numbers also printed off the edge of the page £30


 

Plate 186 Dutch east Asia
Copper engraving by  Walter SCHOUTEN,   Published Amsterdam, 1676 Size 200 x 290 mm.,  Normally  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. The plates are untitled hence the numbers also printed off the edge of the page£30



Plate 194 Dutch east Asia
Copper engraving by  Walter SCHOUTEN,   Published Amsterdam, 1676 Size 200 x 290 mm.,  Normally  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. The plates are untitled hence the numbers also printed off the edge of the page £30




Plate 146 Dutch east Asia
Copper engraving by  Walter SCHOUTEN,   Published Amsterdam, 1676 Size 200 x 290 mm.,  Normally  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. The plates are untitled hence the numbers also printed off the edge of the page£30



Plate 120 Dutch east Asia
Copper engraving by  Walter SCHOUTEN,   Published Amsterdam, 1676 Size 200 x 290 mm.,  Normally  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. The plates are untitled hence the numbers also printed off the edge of the page£30




 

Cour du Grand Mogol
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £30 plus inscription and margins surface soiling but a rare plate





Inhabitants of the Island of Manilla"


 Antique copper engraving  by Taylor from Perouse,  Published 1810 by J.Stratford, London for “The World: or, the Present State of the Universe. Being A General and Complete Collection of Modern Voyages and Travels” By Cavendish Pelham. Size 20 x 14 cms Small margins, abrasion with loss top right £20





Temple images Inside the Temple from Neuhof
From an undated print of an engraving by Nathaniel Parr.(floruit 1742-1751) from a picture by Neuhof, p. 29'. Overall Size: 37 x 22 cm ..c 1740 From: A New and general collection of voyages / Thomas Astley. London, 1745-47.images originally from Theodor Johann de Bry, c. 1527-1598, and Johann Israel de Bry " his second series, the Petits Voyages(Frankfurt, 1598-1613)., which prints voyages to Africa, India and the Far East; £30 x 2




Grands de Royaume de Tunquin
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins




Image from an Old Pagoda at Malabar Point
From the The Gentleman's Magazine .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. Size 12 x 21s+ cm  £20 RARE . 1791



Insulaire D'Amboine arme pour la Guerre
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins mild marking to margin




Audience du Samorin
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins x 2 (1 from the earlier edition with a border)



Einwohner von Insu oder Fedso

Maldives Fesdu  volcano  & fishermen .Original copper engraving about 14x9cm, titled in the plate below the display; c 1750 Drawn by Kaiser engraved  by Weiman. Unmounted £18 rare x 2




Circoncision du roi de Bantam

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins x 2 (1 from the earlier edition with a border)








Northern Tartary woman at Lassa. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting




Courtiers in Tibet from Greuber From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting


Tartars of Isb Ides From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting




Calmuck Tartars. from Ibrant Ides From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting



Eastern Tartars From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting




The castle of Putala, the residence of the Grand Lama. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by James Basire Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting



The Grand Lama & King of Tangus. From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting




Common Dress in Tibet from Greuber From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting



Image Worship in Tibet from Greuber From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting




Tartars of Koko-nor.from Greuber From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting




"The Indigo Manufactory',

Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" . Size 6 3/8 x 10 1/2. Copper Engraving. maps by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed .For specific condition reports etc ask £20









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A Malayan and his Wives as habited at Batavia, Merchant of Java
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


Kings palace + Siamese House + Pagoda or Temple
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Habits of the Tonquinese
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



he King of Cochin riding on an elephant, attended by his Nayro's

Small Indian Vessels used on the coast of Malabar
 From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Topasses or Mardikers At Batavia + An Ape of Java
From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Le Pic D'Adam Empreinte du Pied d Adam Old antique print of Ceylon / Sri Lanka


Copper engraving from Schley  after the drawing by  Cochin out of Bellin, By   Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) French cartographer who worked for the French Marine Office. He was famous for his coastal charts and atlases. Published in   Paris by  Chez Didot,in  1748; from A.F. Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages,  19 x 14 £25 Earlier French edition


Differentes Sortes De Fakirs

Copper engraving from Schley  after the drawing by  Cochin out of Bellin, By   Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) French cartographer who worked for the French Marine Office. He was famous for his coastal charts and atlases. Published in   Paris by  Chez Didot,in  1748; from A.F. Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages,  19 x 14 £25 Earlier French edition


Coches Mogols tires par des Boeufs"

Copper engraving from Schley  after the drawing by  Cochin out of Bellin, By   Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) French cartographer who worked for the French Marine Office. He was famous for his coastal charts and atlases. Published in   Paris by  Chez Didot,in  1748; from A.F. Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages,  19 x 14 £25 Earlier French edition



Java
Antique hand coloured Lithograph  engraving  with original colour dated 1858  showing costume etc £15 unmounted



The Torments inflicted by the Dutch on the English in Amboyna
The Condition of the English in the Dungeons & their Executioners


Engraving on  copper-plate Issued in John Harris's 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca', or 'A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'.  Commissioned under King George II of England, published London, 1748. Image 32.5 x 23.5cm  £30  . whole page complete good margins .  AMBOYNA (Dutch Ambon), the name of a residency, its chief town, and the island on which the town is situated, in the Dutch East Indiesx 2


Asians  with native fruits and Veg

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £40 seriously rare



Asians  with musical instruments
Gebruik der onderstaande Speeltuigen

 from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £40 seriously rare


     

Een Bouginees en Een Amboinees
A Bouginese and an Ambones

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £40 seriously rare Worm hole in sky


Amboina /Amboyna 1

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £35 seriously rar




Ambonsche /Amboyna

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £35 seriously rare



Twee Alsoereesen Wilde  Schermers

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £35 seriously rare




't Eyland Cambayna even voorby de Boegerones / Het Eyland Solombo ontrent Java op de Reyse na Macasser.

Views of the islands of Cambayna and Solombo

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £45 seriously rare



Habit of the Chief of the Black Eunuchs   Original antique ethnographic print From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed .For specific condition reports etc ask £20 .



The Fort Rys-Wick
 From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£35





Tayouan /Formosa/ Taiwan

from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £35 seriously rare





The Pest House
The Place where they Whiten Their Linen

2 x images ( back to back) From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£35


 


The Chinese Hospital
The hall for the Sale of the Stuffs and Cloths

2 x images ( back to back) From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£35



grond Teekening van's Companie Logie  op Winguria

plan of the fort Barseloor in the Kingdom Canara, Malabar Coast.

 from Francois Valentyn [1666-1727] historian of the Dutch East India Company   from his encyclopaedic illustrated account of the Dutch trading Empire in Asia, ' Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien' [Amsterdam 1724-1726].  he studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies. as a  Calvinist Minister on the Spice Island of Amboina 1686-1694; between 1695-1705 he returned to the Netherlands.The second voyage East took him to Java in 1706  returning for a second time to Amboina 1707-1713. In the preparation of his Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien Valentyn was given  access to the  archives of the Dutch East India Company  enabling him to  copy  earlier 17th Century Dutch voyages . Amongst these  accounts, charts and illustrations of Abel Tasman's Australasian voyages 1642-44 and the manuscript charts and views of Johannes Vingboons  . £40 seriously rare





The Lodgings  of the Artisans Belonging to the Company
 The latin School


2 x images ( back to back) From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving  originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (1667). .£35



TRIAD FIGURE. INTERIOR OF ELEPHANTA

India. Original steel engraving drawn by David Cox, engraved by T. Higham. 1833. from India Delineated, s Descriptions By Miss Emily Roberts by Martin, R. Montgomery, £8 grubby



Thubare Sketched by Captain R.Elliot, copper plate engraving, painted by Copley Fielding engraved by W.Floyd, published by Fisher, Son and Co. 1831from Views in the East: Ceylon, India, Canton, and the Shores of the Red Sea .Size:18 x 11.5 cm£15 unmounted






" A View of the Dutch fortifications and Port of Batavia"

now Jakarta Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" . Size 6 3/8 x 10 1/2. Copper Engraving. maps by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed .For specific condition reports etc ask £20





"Men and Women of St John one of the Phillippine Islands in their Respective Habits"

  Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc" . Size 6 3/8 x 10 1/2. Copper Engraving. maps by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic as duplicates are shown separately etc . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean some would look nice tinted as an old fashioned person I like them as designed .For specific condition reports etc ask £20




Asia . . frontespiece page  From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £20 some have light offsetting . .3 copies


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**Prices are postage inclusive worldwide if over £35 Any print will be reserved upon receiving an email and kept for a week to allow a cheque to arrive.