China, Guangdong, Guangzhou (Canton, 广州), Macau, Hong Kong, Zhujiang River; J.N. Bellin / J. van der Schley - Carte de l'Entrée de la Riviere de Canton / Kaart van ´t Inkoomen der Riviere van Kanton - 1721-1750

Description
China, Guangdong, Guangzhou (Canton, 广州), Macau, Hong Kong, Zhujiang River; J.N. Bellin / J. van der Schley - Carte de l'Entrée de la Riviere de Canton / Kaart van ´t Inkoomen der Riviere van Kanton - 1721-1750
18th century copper engraved map of Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou

Detailed chart of the estuary of the Zhujiang River, with Macau down below, modern day Hong Kong to the lower right and Canton (Guangzhou) left in the top.


Published around 1749 by De Hondt in The Hague in Prévost d´Exiles ´Histoire General des Voyages…´ This is the highest quality edition of this work, with strong print, extra thick paper with clear water mark and titles both in French (in the decorative title cartouche) and in Dutch (below the image).

Excellent quality.


Image 25.5cmx20.5cm, page 31x25,5cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
China
Geographical specification
Guangdong, Guangzhou (Canton, 广州), Macau, Hong Kong, Zhujiang River
Map maker/ publisher
J.N. Bellin / J. van der Schley
Map/ Book title
Carte de l'Entrée de la Riviere de Canton / Kaart van ´t Inkoomen der Riviere van Kanton
Period
1721-1750
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
18th century copper engraved map of Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou
Size of the largest image
25.5×20.5 cm
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