"Karte von den Eylanden in der Mundung des Flusses Canton nach den Wahrnehmungen der Schiffahrer", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Southeast China, Macao
Period: 1754 (circa)
Publication: Allegemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande
Color: Black & White
12.5 x 8.1 inches
31.8 x 20.6 cm
This is the German version of this map centered on the mouth of the Pearl River, here called the Canton. The map features nice detail of the islands off the coast of Southeastern China including part of Macao. There are numerous soundings noted as well as a large compass rose, fleur-de-lis, rhumb lines and decorative title cartouche with distance scale.