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Getting on top of the charts

Since Abraham Ortelius published the first atlas map of China in 1584, these items have remained popular among enthusiasts.

Monday, 24 November, 2008, 12:00am

Visions of the Celestial Empire

The University Museum and Art Gallery

University of Hong Kong

Ends Nov 9

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am


Atlas of China

National Geographic, HK$208

Pieced together by a National Geographic phalanx of cartographers, writers, editors, researchers and consultants, Atlas of China is impressively compact. The guide, equipped with more than 400 maps and illustrations, weighs in at only 98 pages.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Antique maps

I have dabbled in collecting Chinese furniture and art objects, and would now like to buy an antique map of the region. What do I need to know?


22 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

by David Mitchell

Sceptre $101

24 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

re: view

This column has concentrated so much on paintings and painters that I decided to go off the beaten track in search of other kinds of 'visual arts' that collectors obsess about.

27 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Vetting the school books

Every summer parents spend a lot of effort as well as money buying school books, uniforms and other related necessities for their children.

8 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

A war of words

TRAVEL guide book companies are mapping out their battle lines for a readership war that will kill off rivals who weaken.

The world market is becoming so saturated with glossy books on exotic destinations, and competition is so fierce, that many publishers are in danger of sinking.

19 Jan 1994 - 12:00am