Auction 108, Lot 572

"Carte de l'Entree de la Riviere de Canton Dressee sur les Observations les plus recentes", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8 x 10 inches
20.3 x 25.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the area between Canton and the South China Sea, including Macao. Soundings and anchorages shown. Decorated with a cartouche, rhumb lines and fleur-de-lis.


Condition: A

Good impression with later coloring. Paper added to margin to replace binding trim.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/29/2004