1755 Bellin Prevost Antique Print of Horse Head Mountains Zhoushan Islands China

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Montagne Des Cinq Tetes De Cheval Pres De Chau Cheu Fu
  • Date: 1747
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 15850
  • Size: 14in x 10in (355mm x 255mm)


This fine beautifully hand coloured original antique print of the Horse Head Mountains in Zhoushan or Zhoushan Archipelago in northeastern Zhejiang province of Eastern China - separated from the mainland by a narrow body of water - 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