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Auction 151, Lot 649

"China Sea - Southern Portion - Western Sheet Compiled from the Latest Surveys, 1881", Evans, Frederick John Owen (Capt

Subject: South China Sea

Period: 1881 (dated)


Color: Black & White

25.5 x 38.5 inches
64.8 x 97.8 cm

This detailed sea chart centers on the Gulf of Thailand, here referred to as the Gulf of Siam. Parts of Cambodia, present-day Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Malaysia, and a plethora of small islands appear with good topographical detail and the names of towns, rivers, mountains, and more. Depth soundings, reefs, banks, shoals, lighthouses, and four compasses are shown. Dotted lines trace two routes to Hong Kong to use during a monsoon.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a sturdy sheet with a few scattered stains.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014