"Carte des Costes de Cochin Chine, Tunquin, et Partie de celles de la Chine", Bellin/Van Schley
Subject: Southeast Asia
Period: 1773 (published)
Publication: Atlas Portatif…
Color: Hand Color
5.5 x 8 inches
14 x 20.3 cm
Finely engraved map of the Gulf of Tonkin covering the coastline from Canton through to the Mekong River delta. Detail is confined to coastal place names and islands. The map is decorated with a delicate title cartouche and fleur-de-lys.
Sharp impression and lovely original color. There are a few light spots in the blank margins.