JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON D'ANVILLE (1697-1782) AND JEAN-BAPTISTE DU HALDE (1674-1743)
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JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON D'ANVILLE (1697-1782) AND JEAN-BAPTISTE DU HALDE (1674-1743)

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JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON D'ANVILLE (1697-1782) AND JEAN-BAPTISTE DU HALDE (1674-1743)

22 engraved maps of China from Nouvel Atlas de la Chine et de la Tartarie Chinoise, et du Thibet. Paris: 1737, comprising: Carte Generale de la Chine (595 x 510mm); 10 maps of provinces; IIe, Xe, XIIe ... feuille de la Tartarie Chinoise; Royaume de Corée; and II-IIIe, V-IXe ... feuille comprise dans la Carte Generale du Thibet. Most maps folded, the final map of Tibet hand-coloured. (Occasional faint soiling, heavier plate-tone to Province de Quang-Tong, a few minor marginal nicks and tiny tears mainly affecting Tibetan maps and just into images.)

'Anville's maps for du Halde's Description ... de la Chine, first published in Paris in 1735, were re-engraved for the Dutch market two years later and presented as an atlas volume' (Shirley BL T.HALD-3a). Sold as a collection of maps not subject to return.
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