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China, divided into it’s Great William Guthrie

£165.00 Approx $200.73, €191.42

Code: 54668

Date: 1785

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.  Overall sheet size: 44.3cms x 37.3 cms; image size: 358mm x 346mm.  Centrefold as published.  Explanation key bottom blank.  Errors such as the size of the Leke  Very good condition.

William Guthrie was born in Brechin in Scotland.  He wrote a number of histories and translated Cicero but is best known for his Guthrie’s Geography which became one of the most important and widely read geography texts of this era.