Title: Carte de L’Isle de Cheu Chan. Isle de Chusan de la province de Che-Kiang avec les costes et isles voisines, tiré de Thornton,...et autres navigateurs. Map of the coastal area east of Ningbo in the Chinese province of Chekiang.
Rare Chinees map of the Islands, the map shows many historical places in the 18th century. The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Mapmaker: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) (Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society)
Engraved by J. van Schley
Origin: Antoine-François Prevost's " L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" Published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 -1780.
Size: Leaf app.: 36 x 25 cm. 14.25 x 9.75 inches. Image app.: 32 x 21 cm. 12.5 x 8.25 inches. Condition: Fine map in very good condition, folds as published, left border redone.