1755 Bellin Antique Map of Cities in Huguang Region or Hubei and Hunan Provinces

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Plans de Quelques Villes de la Province de Hou-Quang;

    Yong Chew Fu Yong Tcheou Fou; Vu Chang Fu Vou-Tchand-Fou Capitale; Wang Chew Fu Hoang-Tcheou-Fou

  • Date: 1755
  • Size: 14in x 10in (355mm x 255mm)
  • Ref: 25540
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition

This fine beautifully hand coloured original antique map a plan of the three principal cities of the province of Huguang now the present day provinces of Hubei and Hunan was published in Antoine-François Prevosts monumentus 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague in 1747-80. (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: - 14in x 10in (355mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 12in x 8in (305mm x 205mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

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