[CHINA] WATERS, T. J. Map of the Country around Shanghai Compiled expressly for Sportsmen [cover title from case].
Shanghai? s.n., 1880 (date on case). Original green cloth map case with printed label, containing 4 ff. text with the pronunciations of place names, and a large folding map in 24 sections mounted to linen. Case 8 5/8 x 6 3/4 (22 x 17 cm), map unfolds to 34 1/4 37 3/4 inches (87 x 96 cm); lithographically printed and hand-colored. Cloth of case rather silverfished, the map and the text generally in fresh condition.
An exceptionally rare map of Shanghai, according to the legend of the map based "on the best authorities with actual survey." OCLC locates just the BN and University of Chicago copies.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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