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This beautifully engraved hand coloured original antique map of the two cities of Whenzhou & Vusihyen in the Zhejiang province of China was published in ca 1750 for Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1780. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Green, red, blue General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 10in x 8in (255mm x 205mm) Plate size: - 9in x 7in (230mm x 180mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (10mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Folds as issuedVerso: - None