Cities of the Province of Che-Kyang, from "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..." China, Jean Baptiste Du Halde.

Cities of the Province of Che-Kyang, from "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..."

London: Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1738. Copper engraving, 9 x 15", very good condition, with slt. loss on lower left corner (as inserted in the book). A series of walled cities. Plan 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 #16718

Price: $275.00

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