BGJC-00226

Province XV Quey-Chew (..) - Du Halde (1738)

  • Condition: Good, some small defects and a few worm holes. General age-related toning, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1738
  • Overall size: 46 x 35.5 cm.
  • Image size: 30 x 25 cm.
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.. Province XV Quey-Chew (..) - Du Halde (1738)

Description: Antique map China titled 'Province XV Quey-Chew drawn on the spot by the Peres Fridelli and Regis in the year 1716'. Old map of the Chinese province Quey-Chew. Originates from the Edward Cave folio edition of 'A description of the Empire of China and Chinese tartary (..)'. An important encyclopedic work on Chinese culture, history and society, by a French Jesuit who specialized in China. Du Halde's work inspired great interest in China among Europeans, and was a ground breaking work in geography. 

Artists and Engravers: Published by Edward Cave, London.