BL-00004

Eastern Tartary as Surveyed by the Jesuits - Kitchin (1746)

  • Condition: Excellent. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1746
  • Overall size: 36.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Image size: 23.6 x 16.6 cm
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.. Eastern Tartary as Surveyed by the Jesuits - Kitchin (1746)

Description: Antique Map titled: 'A Map of Eastern Tartary as Surveyed by the Jesuits in 1709, 10 & 11'. The map covers much of the course of the Amur River or Heilong Jiang, the world's tenth longest river, which today forms the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China (Inner Manchuria).

Artists and Engravers: Thomas Kitchin, from the Jesuits' survey. Provenance: "A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels"; Printed for Thomas Astley, Published by His Majesty's Authority, London.