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Map Wu bei zhi

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  • Wu bei zhi


  • Mao, Yuanyi, 1594-1640.

Created / Published

  • [China : s.n. ; not before 1644]


  • -  Military art and science--China--History--Maps
  • -  China--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Sources
  • -  Zheng, He,--1371-1435
  • -  China


  • -  Wood block print.
  • -  "Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf.
  • -  Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621).
  • -  Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.).
  • -  "Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi."
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  The 80 vols. set is kept in Chinese Rare Book Cage.
  • -  On double leaves, oriental style.


  • 1 atlas (1 v. (unpaged)) : maps ; 30 x 19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E701.M32.1
  • G2306.R5 M3 1644


  • Library of Congress Asian Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004633695

Online Format

  • image

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Mao, Yuanyi. Wu Bei Zhi. [China: s.n. ; not before, 1644] Map.

APA citation style:

Mao, Y. (1644) Wu Bei Zhi. [China: s.n. ; not before] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Mao, Yuanyi. Wu Bei Zhi. [China: s.n. ; not before, 1644] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.