MATERIAL: Woodblock Printed
TYPE: Print Book
DIMENSIONS: 6 1/4 X 10 1/2 inches (closed)
COMPONENTS: 94 pages, 10 of which have rare early woodblock print maps
CONDITION: Original covers & title slip, contents complete, fine impressions, generally good shape for the age.
ITEM ID: 2028

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Atlas of China

DATE
Year: 1715
Decade: 1710s
Century: 18th (1701-1800)

Japanese print book Atlas of China with Nanking, Beijing, Shandong and Shanxi, including: 1. A double page map of China with Taiwan, parts of Choson (Korea), an early depiction of what was to become the island of Hong Kong (marked simply as Xiangshan or Zhongshan on the map), the Great Wall of China and part of Japan
2. A double page map of Nanking;
3. A double page map of Beijing;
4. A double page map of Shangdong; and
5. A double page map of Shanxi.