Zhu Jianqiu et al ed: ZHONGWAI JIAOTONG GU DITU JI. (A Collection of Ancient Chinese Maps Showing the Outside World). Shanghai, 2017. 12, 3, 8, 1, 336 pp. 12 pp. colour plates, numerous b/w text illustrations of maps. 30x21 cm. Boards.
Fascinating compilation of Chinese maps showing the world beyond China and thus a valuable insight into China's knowledge and perception of the world beyond its borders. The maps date from the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties and include much rare material. Well-illustrated. In Chinese.
Subjects: Maps and Atlases
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 710 in printed List 195.
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