Auction 109, Lot 625

"Province de Chan-Tong", Du Halde/D'Anville

Subject: China

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Description Geographique de la Chine et de la Tartarie Chinoise…

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.6 x 9.2 inches
37.1 x 23.4 cm

A fine detailed map of the province of Shansi in north central China, south west of Beijing. The maps from Du Halde atlas were assembled by D'Anville and compiled from an extensive Jesuit survey carried out in 1717. The missionaries used local sources and personal observation to prepare these incredibly detailed maps.

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Condition: A

Clean and bright impression with huge margins. Faint toning along fold, else very fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2004

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