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China at the Center: Rare Ricci and Verbiest World Maps

A Complete Map of the Ten Thousand Countries of the World , (detail)
1602, by Matteo Ricci (Italian, 1552–1610), engraved by Li Zhizao (Chinese, 1565–1630), printed by Zhang Wentao (Chinese, dates unknown)
China; Beijing
Ink on paper

Owned by the James Ford Bell Trust, held at the James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota.