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A general chart, on Mercator's projection, to shew the track of the Lion and Hindostan from England to the Gulph of Pekin in China, and of their return to England [cartographic material] : with the daily statement of the barometer and thermometer as observed at noon: containing also the limits of the Chinese Empire as extended by the conquests of the present Emperor Tchien-Lung / B. Baker sculpt. ; J. Barrow delt
Bib ID 2140784
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
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Scale Scale [ca. 1:22 500 000]. 
Description [London?] : Published April 12th 1796 by George Nicol, 1796 
1 map ; 55.5 x 92.5 cm. 
Notes

From: An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China ... Taken chiefly from the papers of his excellency The Earl of Macarthey ... Sir Erasmus Gower ... and of other gentlemen in the several departments of the embassy / Sir George Leonard Staunton.

Map of the Eastern hemisphere with relief shown pictorially.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231747350

Subjects Discoveries in geography -- Maps.  |  Eastern Hemisphere -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1796 
Other authors/contributors Staunton, George Leonard, Sir, 1737-1801  |  Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806  |  Nicol, George  |  Gower, Erasmus, Sir, 1742-1814  |  Baker, B. (Benjamin), active 1766-1824  |  Barrow, J

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