1781 Carte des Indes et de la Chine Dresée sur plusieurs Relations particulieres Rectifiées par quelques Observations par Guillaume de l’Isle de l’Academie Royale des Sciences

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By: Phillipe Dezauche

Date: 1781 (dated) Paris

Dimensions: 24 x 24.5 inches (61 x 62 cm)

The map features all of South, Southeast, and East Asia, including all of Indonesia, the Philippines, Formosa (Taiwan), Korea, and Japan, as well as Central Asia. Remarkable features include Silk Road trade routes from China to India and across Central Asia, linking up with Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara; a tree-lined road from Agra to Lahore; and remarks on inhabitants, such as Borneo being a land of Mohamedans but with idolaters living in the interior.

Condition: Repair on the back of part of the top and a small separation at the fold intersection near the top.

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