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  • Beijing, China

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  • 坤輿萬國全圖

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Physical Description

  • 1 map on 6 panels ; 167.5 x 371.2 centimeters, sheets 167 x 61.5 centimeters or smaller

Notes

  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Purchased in 2009 by the James Ford Bell Trust for the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota.
  • Scale circa 1:12,500,000 at equator. 1⁰ = 250 li; (W 180⁰--E 180⁰/N 90⁰--S 90⁰).

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References

  • J. F. Baddeley, “Matteo Ricci’s Chinese World-Maps, 1584-1608,” Geographical Journal 50, number 4 (October 1917).
  • E. Heawood, "The Relationships of the Ricci Maps," Geographical Journal 50, number 4 (October 1917).
  • Matteo Ricci and Lionel Giles, "Translations from the Chinese World Map of Father Ricci," Geographical Journal  52, number 6 (December 1918).
  • Matteo Ricci and Lionel Giles, “Translations from the Chinese World Map of Father Ricci (Continued),” Geographical Journal 53, number 1 (January 1919).