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Publisher: SPEED, J.
Title: The Kingdome of China.
Published in: London, 1627-1676
   
Size: 15.5 x 20.2 inches.
39.3 x 51.2 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: Repair slightly age-toned. For the rest in very good condition. Dark impression.
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A most sought-after "carte figures" map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and persecution of Christians in Japan.
The side borders illustrate the inhabitants of China and Japan, the Japanese samurai or mercenaries possibly the first representations of Japanese on a European map.
A last state published by Thomass Basset and Richard Chriswell. The date has been removed and Speed's name has been added to the title cartouche. The address in lower left scale border visually erased.




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