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Cities of the Province of Hu-Quang, from "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..." by  Jean Baptiste [China] Du Halde - 1738 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 16717)

Cities of the Province of Hu-Quang, from "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..."

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Cities of the Province of Hu-Quang, from "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..."

by [China] Du Halde, Jean Baptiste

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London: Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1738. Very good overall. Copper engraving, 8 1/2 x 14 1/4", very good condition. A series of walled cities. Plan from the Edward Cave folio edition of this important encyclopedic work on Chinese culture, history and society, by a French Jesuit who specialized in China. Du Halde's work inspired great interest in China among Europeans, and was a ground breaking work in geography. The book: Cordier BS 50; Löwendahl 409; Lust 15.

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16717
Title
Cities of the Province of Hu-Quang, from "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..."
Author
[China] Du Halde, Jean Baptiste
Book condition
Used - Very good overall
Quantity available
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Publisher
Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1738
Bookseller catalogs
PRINTS; MAPS; CHINA;

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Booksellers for over 40 years, members of prominent trade associations (ABAA, ILAB, ANZAAB, IMCOS, ANZMS, PBFA). We are located at Garrison NY, a stone's throw from the Metro North Hudson line train, just over 1 hr. from NYC on the banks of the Hudson River. Books, maps, prints & ephemera bought & sold.

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