A Chart of the Islands to the Southward of Tchu-San on the Eastern Coast of Chinagenerally laid down from one published by Alexander Dalrymple Esq with additions and alterations by J Barrow.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 560 x 420mm (22 x 16½"). Staining at bottom left & top right.
A chart of the coast around Ningbo, including Zhousan and other islands, mapped by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 1792–94. Insets show a 360° circular panorama of Zhousan harbour and a detail of the south ocast of the island. The chart was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. 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.
[Ref: 38159] £230.00