Auction 124, Lot 667

"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

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely original color. There are a few light spots in the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 5/7/2008

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