BEIJING - PLAN OF THE CITY OF PEKIMY METROPOLIS OF CHINA

BEIJING - PLAN OF THE CITY OF PEKIMY METROPOLIS OF CHINA
Original antique copper engraved map
By John Ogilby
Published London, 1688
Mounted in cream

Map size: 20 x 34cm
Mounted size: 34 x 47cm

Price: £250.00

Made in 1688, one of the earliest maps in English of the Chinese capital, Peking, based on the work of the Jesuit, Gabriel de Magalhaes. Rare. The map shows central Peking, focusing on the Forbidden City, with the Temple of Heaven, and Temple of Agriculture, located just south of the palace.
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