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China. Theodor de Bry (1528-1598) Descriptio Chorographica Regni Chinae.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


China. Theodor de Bry (1528-1598) Descriptio Chorographica Regni Chinae. [Paris, 1628] Small folio map on paper; Chinese title: Huang Ming yi tong fang yu bei lan; from De Bry's Petits Voyages, Part XII, in 1628; modeled on a map from Samuel Purchas's Purchas his Pilgrimes; vignettes in the corners of the map depict Matteo Ricci and a Chinese couple; matted and framed, 13 3/4 x 12 in. sight.
Estimate $500-700

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China, Samuel Purchas, Paris, Huang Ming, LAN, Matteo Ricci