Catalog Archive
Auction 164, Lot 683

"Carte du Tunquin", Anon.

Subject: Vietnam

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.3 x 13.9 inches
36.3 x 35.3 cm

This uncommon map covers Northern Vietnam and is centered on Hanoi and the Gulf of Tonkin. It includes basic detail of the river systems and numerous place names. Engraved by Canu, who illustrated several reports of early French Jesuit explorations.


Condition: B

Issued folding with light offsetting and a short binding tear at left that just enters the image that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/13/2017