Antique Map of Taiwan and the Province of Fujian by Prévost (1747)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding lines, minor wear. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1747
  • Overall size: 22 x 16.5 cm.
  • Image size: 17 x 12 cm.

Description: Antique map titled 'Carte de ce qui appartient à l'Empereur de la Chine dans l'Ile de Formose (..)'. Small engraved map of Taiwan (Formosa) and part of the coast of China, showing the province of Fujian. This map originates from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'. 

Artists and Engravers: Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles (1697-1763), usually known simply as the Abbe Prevost, was a French author and novelist.