Seconde Partie De la Carte d'Asie Contenant la Chine et partie de la Tartarie, L'Inde au dela du Gange, Les Isles Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Moluques, Philippines et Japon.


Title:
Seconde Partie De la Carte d'Asie Contenant la Chine et partie de la Tartarie, L'Inde au dela du Gange, Les Isles Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Moluques, Philippines et Japon.
Date:
C1752
Mapmaker:
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782)
Image Size:
965mm x 685mm (37.99" x 26.97")
Condition:
In good condition, two sheets joined, with folds as issued.
Technique:
Copper engraving with original hand colouring.
Price:

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$A 1,950
Stock Number:
ADAN 016 ASI (NGPD) (RW05-A-F)
Description:

D'ANVILLE'S FAMOUS TWO SHEET MAP OF SOUTH EAST ASIA 1752

Spectacular wall size map of Asia extending from India's west coast and north to Mongolia, east to New Guinea and South to Timor by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville.

The map is extremely detailed especially so of China and embellished with an elaborate Rococo styled frame title comprising oriental motifs.

From: Atlas de d'Anville 

References:
Quirino p.158

Collections:
National Library of Australia Bib ID3664337, David Rumsey Image No: 2603006, 

Biography:

Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782) 

Following the death of DeLisle, D'Anville continued the line of progressive French cartographers which had begun with Nicolas Sanson in the previous century. a child prodgidy, he is said to have designed his first map at the age of fifteen and in his long distinguished career he produced a large number of elegantly engraved maps, noted for their scholarship and accuracy. Having exacting standards soon brought him international recognition as the finest cartographer of his time.

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