1698 – V. M. Coronelli – Hunouang
Title: “Hunouang, e Sucuhen, Provincie della China. . .”
A striking, early map of the Chinese provinces Szechwan and Hunan provinces. It shows the city of Chungking along the Yangtze River.
With highly decorative title and mileage-scale cartouches. In top a five-line demographic description and statistics about the featured provinces. Based on the earlier map by Johannes Blaeu and the Jesuit Martino Martini.
Map comes from Coronelli’s atlas “Atlante Veneto” published in Venice.
Cartographer: Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718)
Leaf size: 49,7 x 62,0 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition! Strong press on watermarked paper. Few tiny marginal tears professionally restored.
This is an original antique map published in 1698 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity