A Sketch of the Pey-Ho or White River, and of the Road from Pekin to Geho taken in 1793.
Published April the 12th, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 560 x 420mm (22 x 16½").
A detailed map of the Hai River from the coast to Beijing and down the Imperial Road to Chengde (Jehol) to see the Emperor. The route was mapped by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 1792–94. 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: 38162] £240.00