A Sketch by Compass of the Coast of the Promontory og Shan-tungwith the Track of the Ships and the Soundings from the place of first making the Land to the Strait of Mi-A-Tau. By J. Barrow 1793.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 695 x 540mm (27½ x 21¼") Staining top & bottom.
A chart of the coast around Shandong, mapped by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 1792–94. A view shows the passage between Zhifu Island and Kongtong 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.
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