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The province Sichuan from the first European atlas of China

BLAEU, Johannes.

Suchuen Imperii Provincia Sexta.
Amsterdam, c.1655. Blank verso. Old colour with gold highlights. 405 x 480mm.

A map of Sichuan, based on the map supplied by Martino Martini, the Jesuit missionary who travelled through China 1643-1650, and published in the 'Novus Atlas Sinensis', the first Western atlas of China.
The title cartouche features two Chinese warriors; the scale cartouche has two allegorical figures of rivers, one probably representing the Yangtze.


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Stock Id :21963

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The province Sichuan from the first European atlas of China

BLAEU, Johannes.

Suchuen Imperii Provincia Sexta.
Amsterdam, c.1655. Blank verso. Old colour with gold highlights. 405 x 480mm.

A map of Sichuan, based on the map supplied by Martino Martini, the Jesuit missionary who travelled through China 1643-1650, and published in the 'Novus Atlas Sinensis', the first Western atlas of China.
The title cartouche features two Chinese warriors; the scale cartouche has two allegorical figures of rivers, one probably representing the Yangtze.


Stock ID : 21963

£800

£800

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