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1863 'Cassell's Dispatch Atlas' Map of Taiwan / Formosa & the Hainan Coast of China

CoastofChina-dispatch-1863
$335.00
Coast of China from Hainan 1s1d. to Hie-che-chin Bay / Coast of China fromHie-che-chin Bay to San Moon Bay
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1863 'Cassell's Dispatch Atlas' Map of Taiwan / Formosa & the Hainan Coast of China

CoastofChina-dispatch-1863


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Coast of China from Hainan 1s1d. to Hie-che-chin Bay / Coast of China fromHie-che-chin Bay to San Moon Bay
  1863    12 x 17 in (30.48 x 43.18 cm)

Description


This hand colored map is a lithographic transfer, dating to 1863, by London cartographer Edward Weller. Depicts the coast of China, including the Strait of Formosa and most of Taiwan or Formosa Island. Depth soundings indicated in fathoms along major shipping routes and throughout the map. Originally part of the Weekly Dispatch Atlas. Publisher: Edward Weller (18?? - 1884) was a cartographer and engraver based in London. His best known work appears in Cassell's Weekly Dispatch Atlas, published in monthly segments for subscribers of the 'Weekly Dispatch' newspaper. This collection of maps eventually grew to include much of the known world. Published in various editions from 1855 through the early 1880s.

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