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Cao Wanru et al. ed: AN ATLAS OF ANCIENT MAPS IN CHINA. From the Warring States to the Qing Dynasty. Beijing, 1990-97. 145, 176, 222 pp. text, Chinese and English text, 665 plates, many in colour. 3 vols. 36x27 cm. Cloth.
GBP 750.00
Three volume work covering the history of the Chinese map and cartography. Volume One covers the period from the Warring States to the Yuan dynasty, Volume Two details the Ming dynasty and Volume Three the Qing dynasty. Some of the Chinese essays are summarised in English and the plate captions are fully translated. The prime reference on the subject. Out-of-print and very hard to find.
Subjects: Maps and Atlases
Item 296 in List 204.
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