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SOLD Royaume de la Chine
Size: 8" x 10" (engraved surface)
Title: 'Royaume de la Chine' from "L Asie, en plusieurs cartes nouvelles,..."
Fine, original, copper-engraved map of China by Nicolas Sanson D'Abbeville: Fine dark impression, heavy paper, large margins, light browning near edges and some small toning, otherwise fine.
A beautiful, detailed map with an elegant title cartouche. These quarto maps by Sanson were distributed first in regional atlases (Asia in 1652, Africa in 1656, Europe in 1648, and America in 1658.) .