Lin Tianren ed: HUANG YU SOU LAN: MEIGUO GUOHUI TUSHUGUAN SUOCANG MING QING YUTU. Reading Imperial Cartography: Ming-Qing Historical Maps in the Library of Congress. Taibei, 2013. 444 pp. Colour plates throughout. 2 foldouts. 36x26 cm. Cloth.
The result of a collaboration between Academia Sinica in Taibei and the Library of Congress. A fine work showing 157 fine and rare maps from the superb collection of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Divided into nine main sections: General Maps; Local Administrative Maps; Flood Control and Embankment Maps; Military and Traffic Maps; City Maps; Political and Boundary Maps; Maps of Temples, Palaces and Royal Gardens; Maps of Social and Economic Conditions; Mixed-Theme Maps. Colour plates throughout. Much rare and fascinating material. Dual texts in Chinese and English.
Subjects: Maps and Atlases
Can be ordered in, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 443 in printed List 189.
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