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Plan de l' Enceinte de la Ville De Nan-King ou Kyang-Ning-Fou Capitale de la Province de Kyang-nan; Plan de la Ville De Su-Tcheou-Fou


Two plans of walled cities in what are now China's Jiangsu (Kyang-nan) Province on a single plate from Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages. The plan on the left is of the provincial capital of Nanjing; on the right is a plan of Suzhou (Su-tcheou-fou), now the province's second largest city and a major economic center.
Item Number: RS2918
Cartographer: Bellin/van der Schley/Prévost d'Exile
Place & Date: Paris/The Hague / 1755
Size: 10 3/4" x 8 1/8"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning; a few spots in the wide margins; margins extended to accommodate volume width
Price: $60.00