A Plan of the City and Harbour of MacaoA Colony of the Portuguese situated on the southern extemity of the Chinese Empire.
Published April the 12th, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 710 x 560mm (18 x 22"). Staining top & bottom right.
A detailed map of Macao. published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', the first British embassy to China. The 37-point key lists forts, parishes, colleges, covents, chapels and other buildings of interest including the Customs House and the English Factory. 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: 38164] £650.00