NPM134
National Palace Museum: SHUNFENG XIANG CONG: YUAN CANG QINGDAI HAIYANG SHILIAO TE ZHAN. Qing Archival and Cartographic Materials on Maritime History in the National Palace Museum. Taibei, 2013. 206 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 50.00
Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Palace Museum showing an excellent group of Qing dynasty maps, paintings and documents relating to Chinese maritime history. Sections on: Imperial Edicts, Coastal Situations, Navy and Forts, Officials and Admirals, Seafaring Vessels, Wars and Seas, A Modern Navy, Outlaws at Sea, Conferring Titles, Paying Tributes, Shipwrecking Storms, Decline of Tributary System, Fish and Salt, Sea Commerce, Religious Faiths. Illustrated throughout in colour.
Preface, list of contents and plates, brief introductions to sections and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Maps and Atlases Maritime
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 439 in printed List 187.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.