Auction 151, Lot 628

"China", Thomson, John

Subject: China

Period: 1815 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20.1 x 22.8 inches
51.1 x 57.9 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: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with minor toning and offsetting and a centerfold separation that just enters map border at right. Trimmed close to neatline at left, as issued.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/19/2014