Homann Heirs

1740

Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae

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Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae mapa et Descriptio Geographica

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Large hand-colored engraved antique map of China ca. 1740 divided into provinces. Coverage includes Shanghai, the large islands of Hainan and Taiwan, and the Pearl River delta with Hong Kong and Macau.

Decorative title cartouche at bottom right is flanked by a pair of "Chinamen" and Chinese dragons.

Published by the firm Homann Heirs. Homann Heirs (also "Homannianis Heredibus" or "Homann Erben" or "Heritiers de Homann") was a company established after the death of German cartographer J.B. Homann to carry on the publishing business of the firm he started in the early 1700's. The designation "Homann Heirs" appears on maps published by that successor firm from about 1730 to 1848.

CREATOR: Homann Heirs

PUBLICATION DATE: 1740

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: China

BODY OF WATER: Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: Good.  On chain-laid paper with watermark. Remains of binders stub on the verso. Slight age toning. Short right (1/4") and left (3/16") margins

COLORING: Old hand coloring.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 20 " x 23 "

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PRICE: $


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