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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : China, Regio Asiae
Date: 1601      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: China. Small map after Ortelius. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS4218
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Chinae
Date: 1612      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Based on early Jesuit geography this is the first atlas map of China. Beautiful original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4287
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Chinae
Date: 1612      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Rare Spanish edition of the first European printed map of China based on Giorgio's survey.
Map Ref: SEAS4332
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Descriptio Chinae
Date: 1616      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Miniature, coloured map of China orientated east to west.
Map Ref: SEAS3912
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : The Map of China
Date: 1625      Size: 12 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: The first printed map of China with information taken directly from Chinese sources.
Map Ref: SEAS4639
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : China
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of China. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS4674
Cartographer: Pieter Van den Keere
Title: : China
Date: 1627      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: China. Miniature map. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS3101
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : China
Date: c. 1630      Size: 18 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Stunning map of China, together with Japan and Korea as an island. Embellished with ships, sea monsters and exquisite original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4756
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : China Veteribus Sinarum Regio
Date: c. 1640      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Important map of China based on the geography provided by Ludovico Texeira and first used by Ortelius. This was the geographical model used by Dutch mapmakers until 1655. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4859
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Chinae veteribus Sinae Regio
Date: 1647      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Beautiful map of China by one of the most important mapmakers of the Dutch Golden Age. Also showing Japan and embellished with ships. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4898
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Chekiang Imperii Sinarum Provincia Decima
Date: 1655      Size: 19 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Chekiang Province. Provincial map in original colour from the first regional survey of China published by Blaeu.
Map Ref: SEAS4003
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Honan
Date: 1655      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The first printed provincial map of Honan based on the Martini surveys. Original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4027
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Kiangsi Imperii Sinarvm Provincia Octava
Date: 1655      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Kiangsi Province. Large cartouche. Original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4100
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Queicheu Imperii Sinarum Provincia Decimatertia
Date: 1655      Size: 19 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Queicheu Province. Provincial map in original colour from the first regional survey of China published by Blaeu.
Map Ref: SEAS4335
Cartographer: Alvarez Semedo
Title: : An Exact Mapp of China,
Date: 1655      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Very rare version of a map first circulated by Purchas. It is an English translation of an important Jesuit work on China.
Map Ref: SEAS4331
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : La Chine Royaume
Date: 1656      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Important map of China. The text panel on the lower right states its sources as the Jesuits Neroni and Ruggieri and discusses its accuracy in comparison to Martini's map. Original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4508