Province VIII Shan-Tong, Drawn on the Spot by the Peres Regis and Cordoso in the Year 1710... From "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..." China, Jean Baptiste Du Halde.

Province VIII Shan-Tong, Drawn on the Spot by the Peres Regis and Cordoso in the Year 1710... From "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..."

London: Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1738. Copper engraving, period folds. 14 1/4 x 9" with margins, printed slightly askew on the sheet, with loss to top rule line. Map from the Edward Cave folio edition of this 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. The book: Cordier BS 50; Löwendahl 409; Lust 15. Very good overall. Item #16709

Price: $275.00

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