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Chretien-Louis-Joseph de Guignes published his account of his seventeen years in China as a merchant and ambassador. He was the interpreter to Isaac Titsign, the Dutch ambassador to the court of Qianlong, Emperor of China. He returned to France in 1801 and his account of his life in China was published as "Voyage a Peking,Manille ... " 1808. The copperplate engravings were engraved by Deseve in Paris.

Depicts the small island of Kinchansse in China. The island has multi-storied buildings and is surrounded by shipping.

Copperplate engraving.

192 x 105 mm. (Printed surface.)


Ile de Kinchansse. Deguines. 1808

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