"Province de Chen-Si", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'
Period: 1737 (circa)
Publication: Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise and et du Thibet
Color: Hand Color
20.8 x 18 inches
52.8 x 45.7 cm
This copper engraved map details the Shaanxi province with wonderful detail of cities plus watershed and topography. Beautifully decorated with an elaborate Chinoise title cartouche with gold highlights. Locates the cities of Si-N-Gan-Fou, Yang-Fou, Ping-Leang-Fou, Leang-tcheou, and many more, each identified by its own icon. Blank verso.
Beautiful color on sheet with original margins. The cartouche is hand colored with professional highlighting in gold leaf. Centerfold split at lower margin and a trace of centerfold toning, still very good.