Antique Map of Cities of the Province of Che-Kiang by Fletcher (1738)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Few marginal defects and worm holes (slightly affecting image), please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1738
  • Overall size: 24 x 39 cm.
  • Image size: 22 x 37 cm.

€ 350,–($ 411.91 / £ 319.58)

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.. Cities of the Province of Kyang-Nan - Fletcher (1738)

Description: Antique map titled 'Cities of the Province of Che-Kyang'. Old map depicting four walled cities of the Chinese Qing dynasty province of Che-Kiang (modern day CHEKIANG): Hang Chew Fu (Hangchow) with the West Lake depicted, Ping-hu hyen, Hu-Chew Fu, Kya-Hing Fu and Ku-Chew Fu. Originates from 'A description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary' by J.B. du Halde. Du Halde's work inspired great interest in China among Europeans, and was a ground breaking work in geography. 

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by H. Fletcher. Published by E. Cave, London.