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ANTIQUE PRINTED MAP 'ASIE PARTIE DE LA CHINE...

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ANTIQUE PRINTED MAP ‘ASIE PARTIE DE LA CHINE NO. 59’ BY P. M. VANDERMAELEN, Brussels 1827. Lithograph Original outline colour. Philippe Vandermaelen’s ‘Atlas Universelle’ was the first world atlas to be produced at a uniform scale, one of the earliest produced by lithography and showed all areas of the world. On this sheet the cartographic detail shows good detail of the provinces to the south and south west of Beijing (then Peking). One of the most detailed depictions of the area to this date. 475 by 565mm (18.75 by 22.25 inches)

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