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Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Title: [CHINA]
Published in: Paris, Dezauche, 17891799
Size: 20.1 x 27.6 inches.
51.0 x 70.0 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Printed on thick paper. Good and dark impression.
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Containing China and part of Tartary, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
D'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kanyx, who in 1708-1716 ordered a surveying of the country. This map is the first accurate cartographic depiction of this area available in the western world.

Showing in the west: the Cobi dessert and part of Kashgar and on the northeast: Mantcheoux.
No text on verso.

In the tradition of Sanson and de L'Isle French school of exact cartography, D'Anville brought exacting scholarship and accuracy to his maps. Never leaving Paris, he managed to amass a vast collection of geographical/historical/ statistical/political materials, in particular from the observations of Jesuit missionaries.
He is said to have produced his first map at age 15, but he gained notoriety only in 1735 for his contribution to du Halde's "Description. De la Chine.".
He quickly followed with the 1737 "Nouvel atlas de la chine", and then the 1740 "Atlas general".

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