Karte Eines Theiles de Süd-Westlichen China Hauptsächlich nach neueren Forschungen in Ssu-chuen & Yün-nan
1883 (dated) 19.5 x 14.5 in (49.53 x 36.83 cm)
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This is an 1883 map of Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces in southwestern China by the German cartographer Bruno Hassenstein. The map depicts most both provinces, as well as parts of Tibet and Guizhou Province. The routes taken by several expeditions are illustrated on the map, beginning with Englishman Captain Thomas Wright Blakiston in 1861 and ending with the expeditions of fellow Englishman Edward Colborne Baber in 1877 and 1878. Myriad cities and towns are labeled, along with lakes and rivers. Mountains dominate approximately two thirds of the map. All text is in German.
Published by Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen in Gotha in 1883.
Bruno Hassenstein (1839-1902) was a German cartographer. From 1854 he studied cartographer and worked under August Peterman in Gotha, publisher of Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen. In 1866 he relocated to Berlin to work for another cartographer, and returned to Gotha in 1878 when he became editor of the cartography sections of the Mittellungen.
Very good. Minor verso repair of a fold separation and minor closed margin tear professionally repaired on verso. Blank on verso.