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L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine

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Bellin's highly detailed folding map of Taiwan (Formosa) and the coast of Fukien province, based on Jesuit sources, from Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages. A note in the interior of the island explains that "the interior is not well known."
Item Number: RS2703
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1750/1760
Size: 11 1/8" x 9 1/8"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning; some spotting; margins trimmed close
Price: SOLD