[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 ruins on the banks of a river with boats in foreground, rooftops visible above a wall in the background. Light spotting, horizontal centerfold, overall very good. Very good. Item #21676
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.