A Chart on Mercator's Projection, containing the Track and Soundings of the Lion, the Hindostan and Tenders, from Turon-Bay in Cochin-Chinato the mouth of Pei-Ho River in the Gulf of P-Tche-Lee or Pekin by J. Barrow.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 740 x 520mm (29 x 20½"). Staining.
A map of the coast between Da Nang in Vietnam and Beijing in China illustrating the route taken by the George Macartney mission to China, 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'. Shows site of Hong Kong. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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