Auction 103, Lot 479

"East India Archipelago [Western Route to China. Chart No. 5]", Imray, James

Subject: China and Indo-China

Period: 1883 (dated)


Color: Black & White

40 x 49 inches
101.6 x 124.5 cm

A large and unusually detailed, blue-backed chart of the east coast of Vietnam and the southwest part of China, including Hainan and Hong Kong. Much information on soundings, anchorages and other navigational data. There are eight detailed inset maps, including one of Hong Kong.


Condition: C

Lower left corner is torn off just into border and there is a small chip on the right lower corner. Lower edge has a tear just entering map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/11/2003