Auction 127, Lot 732

"Carte des Costes de Cochin Chine, Tunquin, et Partie de celles de la Chine", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Vietnam & China

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's 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.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/25/2009

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