"A New & Accurate Map of China. Drawn from Surveys Made by the Jesuit Missionaries by Order of the Emperor...", Bowen, Emanuel
Period: 1748 (circa)
Publication: John Harris' Navigantium Atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca...
Color: Black & White
16.5 x 13.6 inches
41.9 x 34.5 cm
Finely engraved map of China and Korea with detail primarily in China. The map was derived from the Jesuit survey of 1708 to 1717. A table at left details these surveys and a key at bottom right provides the meaning of relevant Chinese words. Embellished with pictorial title cartouche and small compass rose.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HARR-1a #28.
A dark impression with light toning and offsetting. There are a few spots of foxing confined to the blank margins.