Forbidden City Peking Beijing China Imperial Palace city plan 1749 Bellin mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Plan de la Ville de Peking, Capitale de l'Empire de la Chine...
(Asia, China, Peking, Beijing, City Plan, City Walls, Imperial Palace, emperor of China palace, Forbidden City, Jesuit Missionaries, Colleges).
Issued 1749, Paris by Bellin.
Mid 18th century engraved urban map with a pleasing, strong impression.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 9 3/8" H x 7 3/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 8 1/4" H x 6 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1.