Navigation
Cart$0.00

Antique Map of Asia by De L’Isle (c.1702) – SOLD

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Antique map of Asia by De L’Isle titled ‘L’ASIE/Dressée sur les Observations de l’Academie/Royale des Sciences et quelques autres, et sur/les memoires les plus recens./Par G. de l’Ifle Geographe./A PARIS/Chéz l’Auteur sur le Quai de l Horologe a la Courone/de Diamans Avec Privilege du Roy/pour 20 Ans 1700′.

A very attractive and rare early 18th century coloured map of Asia by Guillaume De L’Isle (1675-1726), one of the most respected mapmakers of 18th century France. A pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini the supervisor of the triangulation survey of France, and a member of the French Académie Royale des Sciences, Delisle was recognized as ‘the first scientific cartographer’ for his rigorous application of the scientific method to map making and critical approach to the maps of his predecessors. The first edition of this map was published in Delisle’s Atlas de Geographie around 1700. This later state or edition was published possibly around 1702-1705 and differs from the first edition in having detail of the coastline of north-eastern Siberia between Novoya Zemlya and Terre de Yeco.

Artist: G. De L’Isle
Year: c.1702
Purchase Code: M0166/ALLA

SOLD

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Antique print of Ambon by De Bry (c.1606) – SOLD

Antique print of Ambon by De Bry titled ‘Amboyna, M. Ganapus, I. Nera’. A rare early 17th century black and white print showing the volcanic island of Ambon, above a view of Nera island in...

Antique Print Gunung-Merapi by Junghuhn (c.1853) – SOLD

A rare and beautiful coloured lithograph of the Gunung-Merapi, Java. The print is from one of two German editions of the drawing of Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864), a German doctor, naturalist, explorer and French Foreign...

Prambanan Temple Yogyakarta IV (1893)

Prambanan Yogyakarta Indonesia, 1893 Original 1893 photographs of the rediscovery of the Tjandi Prambanan temple, taken by the “Dutch Indies Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology” The temple was first built at the site around...

Antique Print Banda Neira by Van Schley (c.1754) – SOLD

Antique Print Banda Neira by Van Schley titled ‘Neira’. Interesting mid-18th century engraving of the Volcano Gunung Api and Banda Neira island with the old VOC fortifications. A numeric description below the print indicate the...

Antique Print ‘Gezicht op den Berg Salak’ by Mieling (c.1865)

Antique print titled ‘Gezicht op den Berg Salak’. Extremely rare chromolithograph of a wedding procession in the valley of the Salak, after an oil painting by Abraham Salm, a Dutch painter who lived and worked in...

Antique Print Ancient Ruins Bantam by Van der Velde (1844) – SOLD

Antique print Ancient Ruins Bantam titled ‘Java. 12.  OVERBLŸFSELEN VAN DEN DALAM DER GEWEZEN SULTANS VAN BANTAM. RUINES DU DALAM DES ANCIENS SULTANS DE BANTAM’. A very fine and detailed black and white mid-19th century...

Antique Etching Java Landscape II by Poortenaar (c.1922)

A beautiful Java Landscape etching/aquatint by Jan Poortenaar. Jan Christiaan Poortenaar is a Dutch graphic artist, graphic designer, painter, watercolorist, draftsman, engraver, lithographer, manufacturer of wood cuts, illustrator, author, and publisher. Poortenaar (1886-1958) was mainly...

Malay Peninsula by Kleingrothe (1907)

Malay Peninsula 1907 by Kleingrothe Title:Malay Peninsula (Strait Settlements and Federated Malay States) Original Photos……….by C.J. KLeingrothe, Medan Deli An extremely rare boxed Malay Peninsula portfolio containing a title leaf, colour map and heliogravures after...

Antique Print Batavia’s Poor House by J.W. Heydt (c.1737)

Antique print Batavia’s Poor House titled ‘Ein Profpect aus Sr. Hoch-Edelheit des Herren’ ( Johann Wolfgang Heydt c.1737 ). No: XV.  Ein Profpect aus Sr. Hoch-Edelheit des Herren/General-Gouverneurs Luft-oder Spiels-Haus/nach der Werff,dem Vier Kand und der...

Het Bergdorp Semboengan by Kleynenberg (c.1912)

No. 2 Het bergdorp Semboengan, op de Diëng (Midden-Java). Antique print depicting the mountain village Sembungan, on the Dieng (Central Java). This photograph, depicting the Dutch East Indies, was originally published as part of an...
Back to top