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Auction 118, Lot 816

"Carte de la Baye de Chin-Chew ou Chang-Chew Avec les Isles d'Emowi et de Quemowi", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: China

Period: 1759 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.6 x 8 inches
29.5 x 20.3 cm

This map depicts the bay of Changchow in the province of Fukien with details of the coastline, soundings, navigation hazards, forts and villages. Dutch title at bottom: "Kaart der Baai van Chin-Chew, of Chang-Chew…" Adorned with decorative title cartouche in the flourishing French style. Engraved by J. van Schley.


Condition: B

Light uneven toning.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/6/2007