Auction 129, Lot 760

"Province de Ho-Nan", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: China

Period: 1737 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise and et du Thibet

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 12.5 inches
31.2 x 31.8 cm

This map details the Hunan province with many cities named plus watershed and topography. Nice title cartouche and compass rose, both with gold highlights. Locates the cities of Hiu-tcheou, Yu-Nhing-Fou, Honan-Fou, and many more, each identified by its own icon. Blank verso.

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Condition: A

Very deep, early impression and fine coloring. Margin is close at right, as issued. Gold leaf highlights to cartouche.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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