PCT-61433

Antique Map of Cities in the Province of Shanxi by Van Schley (1749)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1749
  • Overall size: 31.2 x 23.7 cm.
  • Image size: 27.2 x 21 cm.
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.. Antique Map of Cities in the Province of Shanxi by Van Schley (1749)

Description: Antique print titled 'Villes de la Province de Chensi - Steden van 't Landschap Shensi of Shansi'. Interesting set of two local town plans of "Si-Ngan-Fu: Capitale." and "Tchang Lan, Ou Tchouang Lan.", both cities in the province of Shanxi. Originates from a Dutch edition of 'Histoire générale des voyages' by Antoine-François Prévost.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by J. van Schley. Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715-1779) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver, who studied under Bernard Picart, and whose style he subsequently copied.