Auction 129, Lot 762

"[Lot of 3] Plan de la Baie d'Yu-Lin-Kan et du Mouillage de Sanghia [with] Plan de la Baie de Gaalong en l'Ile d'Hainan [and] Plan de la Baie de Lyeoung-Soy en l'Ile d'Hainan", Depot de la Marine

Subject: China

Period: 1817 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francaise

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.5 x 16.8 inches
57.2 x 42.7 cm

Three detailed coastal plans of the island of Hainan from the French explorations of Achille de Kergariou in 1817. The charts are beautifully engraved with detailed coastal views of the terrain, forts and villages.

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Condition: A

Minor edge tears and light soil in margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

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Closed on 9/23/2009

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