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Publisher: D' ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Title: Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII
Published in: Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, Clousier [- Moutard], 1785
   
Size: 20.3 x 31.7 inches.
51.5 x 80.5 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: A very good and dark impression. Folded as issued. Printed on thick paper.
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Very detailed map of Northern China, Japan and Korea. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer.
d'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kangxi, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. Jean-Baptiste Regis (1664-1738), produced a map that came out in the Kangxi atlas and was used and edited by d'Anville and published in 1735 in du Halde (description de la Chine).

The map is important as it shows Dokdo as "Tchian-chan-tao," which is a Chinese pronunciation of "Usando," an old name of Dokdo, together with "Fan-ling-tao," a Chinese name for Ulleungdo Island. Korea is spelled by several names, including "Kaoli Koue" (country of Goryeo), "Royaume de Coree" (Kingdom of Korea) and "Tchao-Sien".

Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782) engraved his first map at the age of fifteen and produced many maps of high quality throughout his career. He became the finest cartographer of his time and carried on the French school of cartography developed by the Sanson and the de L'Isle families. Although he apparently never left the city of Paris, he had access to the reports and maps of French explorers, traders, and missionaries. During his long career he accumulated a large collection of cartographic materials that has been preserved. He was particularly interested in Asia and produced the first reasonably accurate map of China in 1735.
He became Royal Geographer and Cartographer to the King of France in the middle of the eighteenth century, at a time when French cartography was still considered to be the best in the world. He was the successor to Guillaume Delisle as the chief proponent of scientific cartography, and his influence on his contemporaries was profound. D'Anville was the finest cartographer of his time, "his attention to detail was exemplary, his maps having a great delicacy of engraving" (Tooley).

This state of the map is from the very rare Atlas Volume of "Histoire générale de la Chine, ou Annales de cet empire, traduites du Tong-Kien-Kang-Mou, par (...) J.A.M. de Moyriac de Mailla, jésuite françois (...): publiées par l'abbé Grosier (...): revues & publiées par Le Roux des Hautesrayes" and published in 1785.
The text volumes are a reissue of the d'Anville's description of China. The maps are printed from the same copper plates. In upper left corner "N°26 Descript. Gén de la Chine pag.91."




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D' ANVILLE, J.B.D' -  Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII
D' ANVILLE, J.B.D' - Carte Generale De La Tartarie Chinoise Dressee sur les Cartes Particulieres Faits Sur Les Lieux Par Les R.R. P.P. Jesuites . . . .MDCCXXXII high resolution image of old map
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