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Zhongguo gu dai di tu ji

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ISBN 10: 7501003041 / ISBN 13: 9787501003044
Published by Wen wu chu ban she: Xin hua shu dian jing shou, Beijing, 1997
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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This volume only (of 3). 9p. [Preface in Chinese and English], iii(p.) [Table of Contents in Chinese and English] , 14p. [Foreword and List of Plates in Chinese and English], 35p. [Notes on the Plates in Chinese and English], 205 color maps captioned in Chinese and English and printed on both sides of about 134 glossy unnumbered pages, followed by 119 pages [Articles in Chinese with brief English summaries on pages 107-112]. Original ribbed cloth. dj, 35cm. Front cover slightly warped. No slipcase. This volume covers: From the Warring States Period to the Yuan Dynasty (476 B.C - 1368 A.D). Two additional volumes were published -- Vol. II on the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Vol. III on The Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Bookseller Inventory # 85922

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Title: Zhongguo gu dai di tu ji

Publisher: Wen wu chu ban she: Xin hua shu dian jing shou, Beijing

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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This fascinating reference covers centuries of Chinese cartography. It includes 205 color plates showing the evolution of the intricate, elegant, and distinctive Chinese style of mapmaking. The text appears in both Chinese and English. Published by the Cultural Relics Publishing House in Beijing. Hardbound in brick-colored cloth with gilt lettering and a dust jacket. 119 pp. 14.2" W x 10.6" H 1990 An Atlas of Ancient Maps in China came off the press in three volumes in chronological order. This volume contains maps made between the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) and the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368); the second volume includes maps drawn in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); and the third volume deals with maps of the early and middle Qing Dynasty (1644-1840). This volume covers a total of 205 maps falling into 60 categories, with 17 maps in two categories of the Warring States Period.

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Text: Chinese, English
Introduction: English

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