1760 Bellin Prevost Antique Print Views of The Great Wall & Defenses, China

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Plan de Long-men-hien Pres de la Grande Muraille, dependant de Duen hoa fu; Plan d une Partie de la Grande Muraille. Du coste de Yung-ping-fu. Soutenue par Diverses Plaees de Guerre
  • Date: 1760
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 34140
  • Size: 14in x 10in (355mm x 255mm)

This fine beautifully hand coloured original antique print two detailed plans showing parts of the Great Wall of China and its fortifications 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: - 10in x 8in (255mm x 205mm)
Plate size: - 9in x 7in (230mm x 180mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (10mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None