BGJC-00227

Province XIII Quang-Si (..) - 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: 45.5 x 36 cm.
  • Image size: 39.5 x 26 cm.
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.. Province XIII Quang-Si (..) - Du Halde (1738)

Description: Antique map China titled 'Province XIII Quang-Si. Drawn on the spot by ye Peres de Tartre & Cordoso in the year 1714'. Old map of the Chinese province Quang-Si. 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.