1747 Bellin Map of the Cities Whenzhou & Vusihyen in Zhejiang Province, China

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Vusihyen; Hou-Tcheou-Fou
  • Date: 1747
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 01-9784
  • Size: 10in x 8in (255mm x 205mm)


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)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Folds as issued
Verso: - None