Formose & partie de la Chine Taiwan Formosa China BELLIN/SCHLEY 1749 map
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'Formose & partie de la Chine'. Taiwan Formosa China. BELLIN/SCHLEY 1749 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'LIsle Formose, et Partie des Costes de la Chine , suivant les Cartes et les Observations les plus récentes, et entre autres des R.R. P.P. Jésuites [The island of Taiwan, and part of the coast of China, according to the most recent maps and observations, including those of the Jesuits]'

The map covers Taiwan and the adjacent cost of Fujian province, China, including the cities of Amwi (Xiamen), Siuent Cheou Fou (Quanzhou) and Hing-hou Fou (Putian). Tainan City is marked as Taiouan; Taipei as Formosa

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1749    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 24.5 x 29.0cm, 9.5 x 11.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique copperplate map

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Tight bottom margin below caption. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jakob van der Schley & Jacques Nicolas Bellin

PROVENANCE: "Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre", nouvelle edition dont les figures & les cartes ont été gravées par & sous le direction de J. Vander Schley, elève distingué du célèbre Picart Le Romain. A La Haye, Chez Pierre de Hondt, avec Privilége de sa Majesté Impériale & de Nos Seignuers les Etats de Hollande & de West-Frise

'Formose & partie de la Chine'. Taiwan Formosa China. BELLIN/SCHLEY 1749 map
'Formose & partie de la Chine'. Taiwan Formosa China. BELLIN/SCHLEY 1749 map

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