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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 1291 (81 Pages)

Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Tabula VII Asiae [Central Asia]
Date: 1535      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: Ptolemaic woodcut map of Central Asia, specifically the region known to the Ancient Greeks and Romans as 'Scythia Extra Imaum'. This is now Mongolia and northwest China.
Map Ref: AS345
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Tartaria
Date: 1618      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Tartary. Miniature map. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS717
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Tartaria
Date: 1621      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of Tartary based on the 1595 atlas of Gerard Mercator. Misconceptions (Korea as an island, an incomplete Nova Zembla) give an understanding to how little knowledge Europeans had of North-East Asia at this time. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS1122
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : A Newe Mape of Tartary
Date: 1627      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Stunning example of Speed's map of Central Asia and Siberia, or Tartary as it was known at the time. The four city views in the upper margin highlight important destinations along the Silk Road. English text on verso.
Map Ref: AS1206
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Tartaria sive Magni Chami Imperivm
Date: c. 1641      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of Central Asia, including Tartary, Siberia, and Mongolia. Major settlements along the Silk Road are noted, as is Shangdu (Xanadu), the seat of Kublai Khan. German edition. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AS1187
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : La Grande Tartarie
Date: 1683      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Tartary. Ornate cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS1004
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : A New Description of Tartarie
Date: 1688      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: The historic region of Tartary covering modern-day Siberia, Mongolia, and Central Asia. Charming English descriptive text below and on the verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS895
Cartographer: Johann Ulrich Muller
Title: : [Greater Tartary]
Date: 1692      Size: 3 x 6 inches
Published: Ulm
Description: Greater Tartary. With German text. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS691
Cartographer: Philipp Cluver
Title: : Scythia et Tartaria Asiatica
Date: 1697      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Attractive map of Central Asia, Siberia and Northern China using mostly classical Latin nomenclature. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS1118
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : Naaukeurige Kaart van Tartaryen
Date: 1707      Size: 9 x 6 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Tartary. Map shows voyages of William de Rubruquis. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS958
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : La Grande Tartarie
Date: 1713      Size: 15 x 10 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Siberia, Northern China, Korea and Central Asia from the shores of the Caspian to the Eastern shores of Asia. Within decorative border.Coloured.
Map Ref: AS1117
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : Tartary
Date: 1723      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Copper-engraved map of Tartary, or modern-day Central Asia. A small map above shows the route of Ferdinand Verbiest, a Dutch Jesuit, from Beijing to Kirin. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS1223
Cartographer: John Thomson
Title: : Tartary
Date: 1814      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Central Asia from the Caspian Sea to the Pacific Ocean, the region historically known as Tartary. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: AS1188
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Sketch map of Tibet and Northern China
Date: 1898      Size: 20 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Tibet and Northern China showing the journey of Captain M.S.Wellby and Lieut. Malcolm from Leh to Peking.
Map Ref: AS912
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : Le Golfe D'Aracan ou Martaban
Date: 1714      Size: 6 x 6 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Ganges Delta. Shows Dutch Trading Station. Beautifully engraved map with elaborate cartouche. Strong impression.
Map Ref: IC1794
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte du Golphe de Bengale
Date: 1747      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Bay of Bengal. Attractive map with decorative cartouche and rhumb lines. Crisp early Dutch edition engraved by Schley.
Map Ref: IC2839