Auction 103, Lot 488

"[Lot of 7 Maps and Views]", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Taiwan, Okinawa and The Philippines

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

Interesting group of maps and views covering islands off the coast of Asia. 1. Carte des Isles de Lieou - Kieou Dressée sur les Mémoire Chinois. Very nice small map of the Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa and part of Taiwan (8.5 x 6.6") 2. Untitled map of the Philippines ( 6.5 x 5") 3. Carte des Iles de Ponghou… Detailed map of the island group of the coast of Taiwan. ( 6.6 x 4.8") 4. Veüe du Bourg de St. Denis dans Lisle de Bourbon, with Veüe du Bourg de St. Paul dans l'Isle de Bourbon ( 6.2 x 5") 5. Poisson Cornu appellé le Diable. Engraving of a fish. (6.2 x 5") 6. Lezard volant and Ecureuil volant. Engravings of a flying lizard and a flying squirrel. (6.2 x 5") 7. Figure Premiere. Figures of fossils. (6.2 x 5 ").


Condition: A

A few unobtrusive spots, overall very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/11/2003