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China by Jean Baptiste d'Anville



MAKER Jean Baptiste d'Anville
TITLE Carte Generale de la Chine
PLACE ISSUED Paris
PUBLISHED 1730
SIZE 59 x 51 cm cms
AREA SHOWN China
TECHNIQUE Copperplate engraving
COLOURING uncoloured
CONDITION excellent
PRICE 750
DESCRIPTION Important landmark map of China, prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kanyx, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. The first accurate China map available in the west.