C1737

Province de Se-Tchuen

Mapmaker:

Jean Baptiste B. D'Anville (1697 - 1782)

Exquisite and very rare map of the province of Sichuan, China, detailing the ranges of the Hengduan Mountains and the Yangtze River. Features an elaborate title cartouche. From Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie Chinoise and et du … Read Full Description

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S/N: ASI-1737-ANVI-13-C–199525
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Full Title:

Province de Se-Tchuen

Date:

C1737

Mapmaker:

Jean Baptiste B. D'Anville (1697 - 1782)

Condition:

Some light spotting, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Original engraving

Image Size: 

490mm 
x 415mm
AUTHENTICITY
Province de Se-Tchuen - Antique Print from 1737

Genuine antique
dated:

1737

Description:

Exquisite and very rare map of the province of Sichuan, China, detailing the ranges of the Hengduan Mountains and the Yangtze River. Features an elaborate title cartouche. From Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie Chinoise and et du Thibet.

D’Anville, a noted French cartographer, was appointed royal geographer and elected to the Academie des Sciences in 1773. A map editor who designed new maps by collecting and comparing as many sources as possible, D’Anville was renowned for his scrupulous attention to detail.

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