[Peiping]. [Science Press]. No date. Ca. 1930s.
Color pictographic / pictorial map, sheet 15 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches, folding to 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Printed in color on a blue-print paper. Damage and some loss to top of upper left panel (likely from insect damage, the paper surface has been thinned; some abrasive action to lower left panel but only visible as a few small holes on the map side. The printing is slightly offset. Displays very well. This is one of the two maps published in a color pictorial paper sleeve by Science Press and distributed by Lynns Book Store 128 Morrison St, Peiping (the other map in that set being a map of Peiping). It is a diagrammatic bird's eye style view of Peiping (Beijing) and environs with pictographs of famous places such as the Temple of Heaven, the Lama Temple, T'and Shan Hot Springs, Shuang Ho Sheng Brewery, Yenching University, Tsing Hua University, the Temple of Azure Clouds etc. The new Commercial Air Field, major roads and railway lines are marked. An engaging image with much interesting information. Item #54530