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Antique Map of China 1584 by Historic Urban Plans

This is the first European printed map of China and, as such, a fascinating view of the East from the perspective of one of the world's finest map-makers, Abraham Ortelius. Published in his 1584 atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terraum, Ortelius based his map on the work of Jesuit Jorge de Barbuda. The vibrant colors highlight a tremendous level of detail for the period, including cities and settlements, lakes, mountain and the Great Wall.  Now reprinted and ideal for framing!

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HISCHI 17.75" x 22.5"$15.50Buy Now

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