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Xie Guoyu & Chen Zongren ed: DIYU ZONGLAN: FAGUO GUOJIA TUSHUGUAN SUOCANG ZHONGWEN GU DITU. Reading Chinese Cartography: Historic Chinese-Style Maps in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Taibei, 2018. 251 pp. Colour illustrations of maps throughout, many full page. 37x26 cm. Cloth.
Illustrated survey of highlights of the very fine collection of old Chinese maps held in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, France. The maps date from the 17th to early 20th centuries. Also a few maps of Korean and Vietnam. All illustrated in colour, many in multiple views and well-described. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Maps and Atlases
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 40 in printed List 195.
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