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Description

Rare 2 sheet map of Southwestern China, from Shanghai to Hong Kong, Macao and Canton, published in London by William Allen.

The map includes a number of smaller insets, including:

  • Hong Kong and its Anchorage
  • River Woo-sung to Shang-Hae
  • Mouth of the River Woo-sung to Shang-Hae
  • Killon Harbour and Merope Bay Formosa
  • River Min to Fow-Chow-Foo
  • Amoy Harbour
  • Channels leading to Ting-hae incuding Kweshan Islands
  • Mouth of the Yung-Kiang Leading to Ningpo
  • Harbor of Ting-Hae

The chart is prepared John Walker, who was geographer to the English East India Company and printed by William H. Allen & Company.

Rarity

The map is extremely rare.  OCLC locates a single example of this 1850 edition of the chart (Tuebingen University Library).

British Library holds a copy of the 1843 edition. 

National Library of Singapore holds a complete 1847 edition.  Boston Public Library has the upper sheet only of the 1847 edition. 

 

Condition Description
Printed on 2 sheets. Minor discoloration and minor restoration at the fold in the upper sheet.