Navigation

Asia / L’ASIE (Jan Barend Elwe) – 1792.

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Asia / L’ASIE (Jan Barend Elwe) – 1792.

L’ASIE/DIVIsée en ses/EMPIRES, ROYAUMES,/ET ETATS./Corrigée &/Rectificé/A AMSTERDAM/Chés L.B. ELWE/MDCCXCII

An attractive late 18th century map of Asia from the East African coast in the west to Papua-New Guinea in the east in original colour by the Amsterdam bookseller and publisher J.B. (Jan Barend) Elwe (fl. 1785-1809) and published in Atlas in 1792. Elwe’s contribution to atlas production was slight; all he did was to print a number of maps from old plates, with some originating from the Ottens, after deleting their name and adding his address. However, his four-sheet map of Indian and South-east Asia including the East Indian Islands provides a very large, attractive and relatively rare coloured map of the region. These four maps were published in the same Atlas as this map of Asia.

Good condition apart from some professional repair work along the centerfold and a small late 19th century ma of Thailand pasted onto the verso.

Measures 46.8 x 58.2 cm, (plate).

Purchase code: M1048/ATAA

Price: 1500 USD.

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

ASIA ACCURATE IN IMPERIA

ASIA ACCURATE IN IMPERIA REGNA STATUS & POPULOS DIVISA AD USUM LUDOVICI XV GALLIARUM REGIS. Early to mid-18th century map of Asia in outline colour by Guillaume De L’Isle (1675-1726), one of the most respected mapmakers...

CARTE TRES CURIEUSE de la MER du SUD, 1719

CARTE TRES CURIEUSE de la MER du SUD, 1719 Richly decorated, finely engraved and extensively annotated, this large work is perhaps the most spectacular map of the Americas ever published. It originally appeared in 1719...

Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia, 1883.

“Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia [cartographic material] : showing the districts in Annam and Tonquin which France proposes to annex and to place under a Protectorate, the portion of New Guinea proposed to...

Map of the Ancient World, Ptolemy

Map of the Ancient World, Ptolemy VNIVERSALIS TABVLA IVXTA PTOLEMAEUM, (Map of the Ancient World, Ptolemy) An attractive early 18th century map of the ancient world according to Claudius Ptolemy in original hand colour from...

New Guinea and the Solomon Islands ( Barent Langenes c.1616 )

A very attractive early 17th century example of Barent Langenes miniature map of New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in old colour which first appeared in the 1598 edition of Langenes Caert-Thresoor or Map Treasury...

Mar del Zur, Nova Guinea, Terra del Fuogo, Peru, Chili ( DE RENNEVILLE 1608 )

Very rare uncoloured map depicting the west coast of South America (with inset map of Tierra del Fuogo) on the right of the map, to Nova Guinea to the left. From the French reissue of...

MAPPE MONDE c.1724 ( Guillaume Delisle )

MAPPE MONDE c.1724 ( Guillaume Delisle ) MAPPE MONDE a l’usage du ROY Par Guillaume Delisle Premier Geographe de S.M. A very attractive early to mid-18th century twin hemisphere map of the world in original...

Twin-Hemisphere World Map, c.1657

Twin-Hemisphere World Map, c.1657 Twin-Hemisphere World Map (Nicolaus Visscher) c.1657 ORBIS TERRARUM TYPUS DE INTEGRO IN PLURIMIS EMENDATUS, AUCTUS, ET ICUNCULIS ILLUSTRATUS Auct. Nicolaus/Ioā Viffehero This fine mid-17th century twin-hemisphere world map in old colour...

Mappe Monde 1782

Mappe Monde 1782 Mappe-Monde or description du globe Terrestre (S. Janvier, 1782) Coloured and in very good condition, fold in middle. Size: 31 x 45 cm (passe partout: 45,5 x 60 cm) Purchase code: LM14041...

ASIAE c 1663 John Goddard

ASIAE c 1663 John Goddard An attrative and very rare coloured mid-17th century map of Asia engraved by John Goddard (1663) for Anna Seile, the wife of the London publisher Henry Seile who took over...
Back to top