BL-00037

A Chart of the Bay of Chin-Chew or Chang-Chew in China - Child (1747)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Age related toning. Stain at upper right next to map. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1747
  • Overall size: 23.8 x 17.9 cm
  • Image size: 20.4 x 14.8 cm
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.. A Chart of the Bay of Chin-Chew or Chang-Chew in China - Child (1747)

Description: Small but very early and interesting map, engraved by G.Child for 'The Universal Traveller', by Thomas Salmon. Covers that part of the coastline from Pu-tay Point, down to the Chin Chew river, with Ko-long-fu, Lakkateyn, Tano-fita, Roo Point, Womends Isle, Petzoa Point and the An-hay river with On-hay or An-hay town and its great bridge shown. Also, the great island of Amoy, Lifsiou, Que Mwi, Toatta and Gou-fou et al to the far South. The compass is in the lower central position, radiating out across the whole map.

Artists and Engravers: Engraver: G. Child. Author: T. Salmon