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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 and Biblio.co.uk

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

by [China] Du Halde, Jean Baptiste

Condition: Very good overall


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.


  • Bookseller: 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: 1
  • Publisher: Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1738
  • Bookseller catalogs: PRINTS; MAPS; CHINA;


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