Description: Folio (335 x 215mm.), 32 double-page maps (each measuring 430 x 330mm.), watercolour on Chinese paper, each captioned in Chinese calligraphy in a formal hand, 源源長 [Yuanyuan Chan] in red ink on the reverse, butterfly binding (hudie zhuang), late nineteenth-century floral decorated cloth covers, light dust-staining, some expert repairs
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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