Auction 100, Lot 421

"Carte des Costes de Cochin Chine, Tunquin, et Partie de celles de la Chine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China and Vietnam

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Petite Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

Size:
5.5 x 8.2 inches
14 x 20.8 cm

Finely engraved map of the Gulf of Tonkin covering the coastline from Canton through to the Mekong River delta. Detail is confined to coastal placenames and islands. Decorative title cartouche and fleur-de-lys. Crisp impression engraved by Jacob van der Schley.

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Condition: A

Folding, with close binders trim, as issued. One spot in margin.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2002

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