# 20635

Province of Ssŭ-Ch’uan (Eastern sheet)

$1,000.00 AUD

[Southampton] : printed for the Topographical Section General Staff, at the Ordnance Survey Office, September 1908. Map printed in colour, 710 x 900 mm, dissected and laid on linen (wet stamp verso ‘Withdrawn U.C.B. Geography), housed in folding cloth case with manuscript title label Szechuen, China, binder’s ticket of Kelly & Walsh, Shanghai, fine condition. Printed note : Provisional issue without hills. Compiled in the Topographical Section, General Staff, [War Office], 1905.

A detailed map of the Chinese province Ssu-ch’uan (Szechuan) showing province boundaries, treaty ports, roads, ferries, water features, telegraph lines, missions (Catholic and Protestant) and populated places. Relief shown by spot heights. Scarce, in a Chinese binding.