"La Chine Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der
Subject: China and Korea
Period: 1729 (circa)
Color: Black & White
11.7 x 8.9 inches
29.7 x 22.6 cm
Attractive copperplate engraving with a pictorial cartouche featuring Chinese merchants with temples in the background. The map covers most of China with an unusual depiction of the Korean peninsula with the 'Isle de Fungma ou de Quelpaerts' at its southern tip.
Impression in cartouche is slightly weak, faint damp stain in margin, overall very good.