Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of China

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

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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.

Title

Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of China

Mapmaker(s)

ROBERT de VAUGONDY

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

1751

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

49.5 x 55 cm