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First editions and rare books, including copies in fine bindings, relating to history, travel and exploration in Asia, excluding Russia and India.

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  1. Les Voyages de Jean Struys,
    First edition in French first published in Amsterdam in 1676, before becoming a Europe-wide best-seller. Purporting to be an account of the travels of a Dutch sail-maker and seaman, the truth of these adventures has been challenged in the past. However, it is now widely accepted that although replete with plagiarised text... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 94082

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  2. [Untitled]
    A lovely map of Southern India, Ceylon and Burma, published by James Wyld in A New General Atlas of Modern Geography Learn More
    £145

    Stock Code: 76245

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  3. Carriage on Sledges.
    John Augustus Atkinson was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent the years 1784-1801 in Russia, returning to London in 1801, he made prints after his works, of Russian subjects, and made outline etchings for other artists. This delightful print shows a carriage of nobility and wealth travelling... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 75285

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  4. Market of frozen Provision.
    John Augustus Atkinson was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent the years 1784-1801 in Russia, returning to London in 1801, he made prints after his works, of Russian subjects, and made outline etchings for other artists. This is a lovely print showing a lively trading scene in the depths of a... Learn More
    £165

    Stock Code: 75284

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  5. Rafts of Timber.
    John Augustus Atkinson was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent the years 1784-1801 in Russia, returning to London in 1801, he made prints after his works, of Russian subjects, and made outline etchings for other artists. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 75283

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  6. Tartar Camp.
    John Augustus Atkinson was a British etcher, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He spent the years 1784-1801 in Russia, returning to London in 1801, he made prints of Russian subjects, and made outline etchings for other artists. He also executed paintings on military subjects and battles. This lovely print is of a lively... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 75282

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  7. Amsterdam Island.
    A map of Amsterdam Island in the Southern Indian Ocean, currently a French possession. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 79075

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  8. Bassas Reefs.
    A map of the Bassas Reefs in Sri Lanka. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 79058

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  9. Aracan River.
    A map of the entrance of the Arakan river in Myanmar. Learn More
    £40

    Stock Code: 79057

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  10. Tartaria sive Magnichami Imperiorum.
  11. Russia in Europe.
    An attractive map from George Crutchley's 'Central Atlas', published primarily for use in schools and private tuition. The map is embellished with the Prince of Wales feathers midway across the top margin. Each separate region is delineated in a different colour. As you might expect, this map is easy to read and well presented.... Learn More
    £145

    Stock Code: 76270

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  12. Russia in Europe.
    A large and imposing map of those areas of Russia that lie within Europe, published by Johnston in 'The New General Atlas of Modern Geography'. Each region is highlighted in a separate colour. Learn More
    £120

    Stock Code: 76265

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  13. Russia or Moscovy in Europe.
    Handsome map of European Russia. Impressive decorative title cartouche. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 75251

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  14. Vue de Pointe de Galle.
    Galle is a city situated on the south western tip of Sri Lanka, and it is the one of best examples of a fortified city built by Europeans in south Asia. The city has endured Portuguese, Dutch and British rule since the early years of the 16th century. This view shows many Dutch (V.O.C.) ships at anchor, and the fort is prominent.... Learn More
    £95

    Stock Code: 75171

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  15. Kurachie of Karatsji.
    A lovely view of the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, situated in Sindh Province, on the Arabian Sea. Published for a Dutch topographical work of British India. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 75163

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  16. Smolensko.

    Smolensko.

    London: c. 1814

    A very fine hand coloured aquatint by Robert Bowyer (1758-1834), published in 1815. From; 'An Illustrated Record of Important Events in the Annals of Europe, During the Years 1812, 1813, 1814 & 1815, Comprising a series of Views of Paris, Moscow, The Kremlin, Dresden, Berlin..... together with a History of those Momentous... Learn More
    £88

    Stock Code: 76261

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  17. Picture of the Russian Steamship
    Wonderful, locally-produced image of the Vostok, a steamship that took part in Vice-Admiral Euphimy Vasil'evich Putiatin's mission to negotiate trade arrangements with the Tokugawa shogunate, which were to result in the signing of the Treaty of Shimoda, the first treaty between the Russian and Japanese Empires. Putiatin... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 103501

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  18. Imperii  Moscovitici pars Australis...
    A pleasing map of the region around Moscovia; from Moscow south to The Crimea, (including the Ukraine and Cosack regions) to the west is Russian Poland and Lithuania, to the east Russian Tartary and Siberia. Includes major towns, villages, roads, and physical features such as; rivers, lakes, mountains, castles, forests... Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 75791

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  19. A Plan of the City of St. Petersburgh.
    A lovely small, concise copperplate plan of St. Petersburg, skillfully engraved by S.J.Neele. A lettered reference table in the upper right corner. Russian and English mileage scales given. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 73898

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  20. India
    A detailed and precise map of the western states of India. The map extends from Dhurrumpoor in the south to Hydrabad in the west to Beekaneer in the north. The distinct colouring of the map depicts which regions are British Territories, which are states under British Protection, and which areas are under Portuguese control.... Learn More
    £95

    Stock Code: 71630

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