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Jesuit mapmaking in China : d'Anville's Nouvelle atlas de la Chine (1737)
AuthorAnville, Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Ribeiro, Roberto M.
O'Malley, John W.
Du Halde, J.-B. (Jean-Baptiste), 1674-1743
Pub. LocationPhiladelphia, PAPublisherSaint Joseph's Univerity Press
Date2014Phys. Desc.172 p. : ill., maps ; 34 cm.
LocationFolio Cabinet 1Call NumberGA1123.6.A1 J47 2014
Jesuit mapmaking in China : d'Anville's "Nouvelle atlas de la Chine" (1737) / edited by Roberto M. Ribeiro with John W. O'Malley, S.J.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes facsimile reproductions of 42 maps as found in: Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet / par Mr. d' Anville. La Haye [The Hague, Netherlands] : Henri Scheurleer, 1737. This was a pirated edition containing re-engravings of d'Anville's maps, which were originally part of Jean-Baptiste du Halde's Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise (published in Paris in 1735).

Preface: Friendship and science / Roberto M. Ribeiro -- Imperial China and the Jesuit mission / R. Po-chia Hsia -- Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville and the Nouvelle atlas de la Chine / Mario Cams -- Cartography during the times of the Kangxi Emperor: the age and the background / Han Qi -- Reproduction of the original title page and translation of the foreword of the Nouvelle atlas de la Chine -- List and order of the maps -- Facsimile of the maps.

Subject(s)Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782. Nouvel atlas de la Chine
Cartography--China--History
Cartography--History
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in cartography
Jesuit scientists--China--History--18th century
China--Maps--Early works to 1800
China--Maps--Early works to 1800--Sources
SeriesEarly modern Catholicism and the visual arts series ; vol. 11
Rec. TypeAtlasLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18870
ISBN9780916101817 ; 0916101819OCLC900464403