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Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of China

SKU: 8796
£600.00

Title:
Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of China

Date of publication:
1751

Printed Measurement:
49.5 x 55 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Robert de Vaugondy
  • L’Empire de la Chine dressé d’apres les Cartes de l’Atlas Chinois

    Copper engraving, 49.5 x 55 cm, dated within the elaborate rococo cartouche, original hand colour in outline, marginal spotting, blank verso.

    A detailed and relatively accurate map of China, Korea and Taiwan, derived from the series of maps in the French Jesuit Jean-Baptiste du Halde’s 1735 ‘Description’, and published in the ‘Atlas Universel’. Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 407.