A General Chart, on Mercator's Projection, to Shew the Track of the Lion and Hindostanfrom England to the Gulph of China, and of their Return to England, with the daily statement of the Barometer and Thermometer as observed at noon; containing also the limits of the Chinese Empire, as extended by the Conquests of the present Emperor, Tchien-Lung.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 620 x 960mm (24½ x 37¾"). Creasing top left. Binding folds, one with a small split.
Map of the route taken by the George Macartney to China, heading the first British embassy to that country, 1792–94. It was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'.
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