Auction 127, Lot 711

"L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China, Taiwan

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 9.3 inches
28.7 x 23.6 cm

This charming map of Taiwan is one of the few maps to focus on the island. It includes the coast of Fokien and the Taiwan Strait with nice topographical and place name information.


Condition: B+

There is minor offsetting in the map. Issued folded, now flattened. There is a binding trim on the upper left side and the map is trimmed close at bottom as issued, both nearly to neatline.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/25/2009