Auction 102, Lot 463

"Keelung Harbor Formosa Island", U.S. Government

Subject: Taiwan

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication: Narrative of the Expedition …to the China Seas…

Color: Black & White

Size:
34.2 x 23.7 inches
86.9 x 60.2 cm

Large-scale harbor chart surveyed by Lieut. G.H. Preble and Pd. Md. Walter E. Jones of the expedition led by Commodore M.C. Perry. The detailed chart includes eight profile views, soundings and coastal topography.

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Condition: B

Toned along folds with several tissue repairs and pastel with ink over weak impression in date.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/5/2003

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