Auction 171, Lot 668

"China", Thomson, John

Subject: China

Period: 1815 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.9 x 22.6 inches
50.5 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. Provinces, towns, topography, and the Great Wall of China are depicted.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #731.

Condition: B

Full contemporary color with moderate toning, light soiling, and archival repairs to one short tear and several minor separations along the centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/6/2019