"L'Empire de la Chine Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: China, Korea
Period: 1748 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
16 x 11.3 inches
40.6 x 28.7 cm
Attractive and detailed map of China and Korea, with Canton, Nanking and Taiwan noted. Taiwan is called Isle Tay-wan ou de Formosa. The Sea of Japan is labeled Mer de Coree. The map is adorned with a large decorative title cartouche featuring dragonfly-winged wind heads and flowers.
Issued folding, now flattened with a small, light spot in the bottom margin.