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This beautifully hand coloured original antique print the Fortress of Tyen-tsing-wey, on the utmost eastern border of the province of Peking, where 3 rivers meet by Jacques Nicolas Bellin was published in 1755 for 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 colour: - off white Age of map colour: - Early Colours used: - Yellow, blue, green, red General colour appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 15in x 10in (385mm x 255mm) Plate size: - 14in x 8 1/2in (355mm x 220mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Folds as issuedVerso: - None