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Map Xia lan zhi zhang. 遐覽指掌。 / Viewing distant places in the palm of your hand

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  • Xia lan zhi zhang.

Other Title

  • 遐覽指掌。
  • Viewing distant places in the palm of your hand


  • Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William), Sr., 1884-1975.

Created / Published

  • [1647?]


  • -  China--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  China


  • Atlases
  • Manuscript maps
  • Early maps


  • -  Covers Beijing, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Huguang, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunan, Guizhou, Nü zhen du si wei suo, Dong nan zhu yi, Xi bei zhu yi of Ming Dynasty.
  • -  Cover title.
  • -  Pen-and-ink.
  • -  "Hai wai you jie"--T.p.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Includes astronomy chart.
  • -  Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 1.
  • -  Previous call no.: G2305.H82


  • 1 atlas ([20] leaves of plates) : ms., maps ; 26 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G2305 .X45 1647


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2002626721

Online Format

  • image

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Hummel, Arthur W. , Sr. Xia Lan Zhi Zhang. [?, 1647] Map.

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Hummel, Arthur W. , Sr. Xia Lan Zhi Zhang. [?, 1647] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.