China Bay of Hocsieu Yangtze River Chinese coast 1749 old antique color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de La Baye D'Hochsieu
Et des Entries de la Riviere de Chang
Situees, Dans la Province de Fokyen
(China coast- Fu-Cheu- Fuzhow- Foochow- Fujian Province)
Issued The Hague, Netherlands, 1749. Likely after Bellin.
Engrave by Schley.
Excellent antique historical map relating to the coast of China.
Engraved with full visually enhancing hand color.
Prominent ornate strapwork & floral baroque title cartouche at left. Sounding depths scattered around, numerous small islands, bridge, fortified city walls, tiny city plans, shoals.
In VG or better condition, overall the map is clean, well preserved and very attractive. Extra wide blank margin at left.
Original fold lines as issued. Map issued folded, acquired folded, will be shipped folded.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 10"
Engraved area measures c. 10 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 116.