Jun 13 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2672 -

Sale 2672 - Lot 40

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CHINA.) Martino Martini; and Joannes Blaeu. Pecheli Sive Peking, Imperii Sinarum Provincia Prima. Double-page engraved map of China, inland from Bohai Bay including Beijing, Tianjin, and eastern Hebei province with two wonderful decorative cartouche illustrations and a representation of the Great Wall. 22x25¾ inches sheet size, extra wide margins, blank verso; exceptional original hand-color with gold highlights; minor edge wear but overall a highly desirable example. Amsterdam, 1655