Auction 112, Lot 643

"[Lot of 2] Carte de la Baye d'Hocsieu et des Entrees de la Riviere de Chang, dans la Province de Fokyen, en Chine [and] Fu Cheu Fu ou Hoksyeu Capitale de Fo-Kyen", Van Schley, J.

Subject: China

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

First by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, from the Petit Atlas Maritime (6.5 x 8.3"). It is an attractive chart of the coastline of Fukien province with the coastlines around Foochow. It provides detailed depth soundings, anchorages & topographical detail. Second (10.1 x 7.2") is a fine copper engraved view of the city and countryside, engraved by J. van Schley after Montanus.


Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/28/2005