Amsterdam: Henri Abraham Chatelain, 1719. unbound. View. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 14 3/4" x 17" very good(+).
Beautiful double page landscape view of a bridge bordered by eleven examples of Chinese dress from different provinces. The ethnographic studies show various types of people including physicians, religious figures, royalty, soliders, farmers and commoners from Hunan, Sichuan, Shanxi, Huqueng, Chekiang, Tartary, Quansi, Quicheu, Fokien and Nankin regions. French text describes the Xensi province bridge. A few minor creases. Full original margins.