"L'Empire de la Chine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: China and Korea
Period: 1748 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
15.5 x 11 inches
39.4 x 27.9 cm
Attractive map filled with detail. The composition is nicely balanced with three delicately engraved cartouches. The Sea of Japan is labeled Sea of Coree. Engraved by J. van Schley.
Folding as issued with darker toning where it was folded into the book. Binding trim to neatline and a couple of fold separations in blank margins. Small area of weakness with slight loss near title cartouche, reinforced with archival tape on verso.