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Venice: Giovanni Turrini, 1655. Miniature map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 2 7/8" x 4". 1655. This miniature map of Persia belongs to a period of great cartographic interest in the early-to-mid 17th century. Conscious of the great popularity of Abraham Ortelius's miniature atlas, which the famous cartographer first published in 1577, Giovanni Turrini produced a now-rare Italian version of the atlas, "Il Teatro del Mondo," in which this map was included. It includes the region between the Caspian Sea in.....
Saigon: S.I.L.I, 1949. Color frontispiece + 70 plates, printed in blue, black, red & green. Folio, pictorial wrappers . Fine, in original glassine dust wrapper protector which is chipped & browned. Saigon: S.I.L.I, 1949. Nouvelle Edition. A study of sailing vessels of the Mekong region, with multiple images on each plate, printed in blue, black red or green. Reprinted from the very rare first edition of 1943.
Rand McNally & Co., 1902. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 26" x 19". This 1902 map by Rand McNally & Company depicts the Philippine Islands in incredible detail. Covers the entire country and features insets of the region from Manila to Dagupan, the city of Manila, the Philippine Islands with relation to the China Sea, the Batanes and Babuyanes Islands, and a small inset of the continuation of Sulu Archipelago. Throughout, the map notes important towns, railways, rivers, lakes and.....
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1981. Authored by Ngapo Ngawang Jigmei, et al. Design by Massimo Vignelli. Illustrated endpapers; Profusely illustrated in color. 296 pages. 4to, bright red cloth with bold gilt stamping, dust wrapper. New York: McGraw- Hill, (1981). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Produced in cooperation with the Shanghai People's Art Publishing House, Shanghai.
Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1975. Illustrated by A. D. McCormick. Two folding maps. Introduction to this edition by Louis Dupree. 667pp. thick 8vo, blue cloth, d.w.; small dampstain to top edge of text, dust wrapper chipped. Karachi: Oxford University Press, (1975) A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
Black and white illustrations. Color silk screened pieces by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, made to be cut out for paper marionettes. 14 pages, plus silkscreens at rear, slim 8vo, sewn green paper wrappers (wrappers edge-worn, one smudge to font). Wrappers very good, interior clean and fine. Dramatized from an old Chinese tale.
New York: The Asia Society Inc., 1970. Profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. 94 pages, slim 4to, beige cloth (bumped at head of spine), dust wrapper (worn and chipped). New York: The Asia Society, Inc., 1970. Very good(-). Inscribed on the flyleaf: "To Paul Manheim with warm thanks for your interest in the gallery program. John D. Rockefeller 3rd."