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Map and history of Peiping [cartographic materials] : formerly known as Peking, capital of provinces, princedoms and kingdoms since 1121 B.C. ... / by Frank Dorn
Bib ID 5787542
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic materials]
Author
Dorn, Frank
 
Online Versions
Scale Not drawn to scale (E 116°23'18"/N 39°55'44"). 
Description Tientsin-Peiping [China] : Peiyang Press, c1936 
1 map : col. ; 80 x 65 cm., on sheet 87 x 75 cm., folded in cover 19 x 14 cm. + 1 booklet (22 p.) 
Notes

"A map and history of Peiping; formerly known as Peking; capital of provinces, princedoms, and kingdoms since 1121 B.C.; in 1264 A.D. the capital of the Mongol Empire Kublai Khan; made the capital of the Ming Empire and built as it is today by Yung Lo in 1421; continued as the capital of the Chinese Empire through the Ming and Ching Dynasties; and now a city which will live long in the memory of man as one of the greatest the world has ever known. Completed on this fifth day of February in the year of our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Thirty-six."

Includes text and col. ill.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234268157

Subjects Beijing (China) -- History.  |  Beijing (China) -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1936 
Form/genre Pictorial maps.
Other authors/contributors Peiyang Press
Also Titled

Alternate title: Map and history of Peiping explanatory booklet

Alternate title: Peiping

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