Auction 136, Lot 688

"China", Thomson, John

Subject: China

Period: 1815 (dated)

Publication: Thomson's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20 x 22.6 inches
50.8 x 57.4 cm

An attractive and very detailed map of China including Formosa (Taiwan), Hainan, and part of Luzon in the Philippines. The map show the Tract of the Hindoostan and Lion with the British Embassy to China 1793 - the first British Embassy to China. This detailed map shows provinces, towns, topography, and the Great Wall of China.

References: Phillips (A) #731.

Condition: A

Minor soiling in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240


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