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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: The very first atlas map of China. Based on early Jesuit geography obtained by Ortelius in around 1580 from Arias Montanus. Latin text on verso. Presented in exquisite original hand colour. [Ort:164] [Framed]
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: 6 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early miniature map of China. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS4906
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: 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: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Le Royaume de la Chine
Date: 1630      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: China, Japan, Burma, and Korea. French text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS4908
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : The Kingdome of China
Date: 1635      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of China with Korea shown as an island. Rare Michael Sparke edition with English text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS4930
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: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Xantung, Sinarum Imperii Provincia Quarta
Date: 1655      Size: 19 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The province of Shandong in northeast China. One of 17 maps published in Blaeu's "Novus Atlas Sinensis", the first Western atlas of China. Spanish edition. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4947
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Huquang, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Septima
Date: 1655      Size: 19 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The historical province of Huguang in central China, now split into Hunan and Hubei Provinces. One of 17 maps published in Blaeu's "Novus Atlas Sinensis", the first Western atlas of China. Spanish edition. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4948
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Honan, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Quinta
Date: 1655      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The province of Henan in central China. One of 17 maps published in Blaeu's "Novus Atlas Sinensis", the first Western atlas of China. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4027
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Kiangsi, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Octava
Date: 1655      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The province of Jiangxi in southeastern China. This is one of 17 maps published in Blaeu's "Novus Atlas Sinensis", the first Western atlas of China. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4100