Vusihyen. Hu Chew Fu Hou.tcheou.fou China Bellin 1748
Description: Vusihyen and Hu Chew Fu Old antique map of the Qiantang River with fortification in the China Qing Dynasty. Fine copperplate engraved old antique map with hand coloring derived from Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Title: Vusihyen. Hu Chew Fu Hou.tcheou.fou. Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. Published in Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.
Size: Sheet app.: 25 x 18 cm. 10 x 7 inches. Image app.: 22 x 14 cm. 8.6 x 5.5 inches. Condition: A fine copper engraving in very good overall condition.