[Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1668]. First edition. Print. Original copperplate engraving, sheet size 31 x 35 cm, image size 18.5 x 29.5 cm. Depicts the coastal city of Hukow in the Jiangsu region with boats in the foreground before a walled city. Light spotting, 1 small stain at lower left, horizontal centerfold, overall very good. Very good. Item #21674
Dutch traveler Jan Nieuhoff (1618-1672) was a member the Dutch East India Company, serving as steward on one of their embassies to China from 1655-57. In addition to writing the account of the mission, his sketches and drawings were the basis for the engravings illustrating his books.