Auction 148, Lot 682

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

Subject: Vietnam & China

Period: 1773 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.6 x 8.1 inches
14.2 x 20.6 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-lis. An alternate Dutch title runs below the map.

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Condition: A

On watermarked paper with original color and minor toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/19/2014

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