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Vusihyen; Hou-Tcheou-Fou

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Two plans of walled cities in what is now China's Zhejiang province on a single plate from Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages. The plan at the top is of Wucheng (Vusihyen), now a district of the Zhejiang city of Jinhua; below is a plan of Huzhou (Hou-Tcheou-Fou), today a large city at the center of the Yangtze River Delta Economic Area in northern Zhejiang.
Item Number: RS2920
Cartographer: Bellin/Prevost d'Exile
Place & Date: Paris / 1755
Size: 5 5/8" x 8 3/4"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning; minor spotting in wide margins; margins extended to accommodate volume width
Price: SOLD