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Taiwan
PSALMANAZAR, G.,  Description de l'Isle Formosa en Asie, du gouvernement.., antique map, old maps PSALMANAZAR, G. - Description de l'Isle Formosa en Asie, du gouvernement..
Amsterdam, 1708, Uncoloured.. 152x93mm. XLIV,406,13pp. 19th century half brown calf. With1 folding map of Japan and 17 engraved plates some of them folding.
Complete title: Description de l'Isle Formosa en Asia, du gouvernement, des Moers & de la religion des habitans. 1708 French edition of one of the most famous fictitious travel books ever published. It offered a complete and detailed description of the island Formosa and the life and customs of its ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 1,750 - $ 2,000
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Condition Rating: 4
LA PÉROUSE, J.F.G.,  Carte des decouvertes, faites en 1787 dans les mers de Chine et de Tartarie, par les Fregates Francaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe, depuis leur depart de Manille jusqu'à leur arrivee au Kamtschatka. 1ere. feuille., antique map, old maps LA PÉROUSE, J.F.G. - Carte des decouvertes, faites en 1787 dans les mers de Chine et de Tartarie, par les Fregates Francaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe, depuis leur depart de Manille jusqu'à leur arrivee au Kamtschatka. 1ere. feuille.
Paris, 1797, Uncoloured.. 493x685mm. A good and dark impression, very good. Folded, as issued.
La Pérouse's important chart depicting the discoveries he made in 1787 in the seas of China and Tartary. The travels are charted from the Philippines to the south of Taiwan and the Pescadores. The ship swings around the eastern side of the island and goes north to a p... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 360 - $ 500
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Sold for $ 400
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Condition Rating: 2
SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE,  Chine. Côte Nord de Formose. Baye de Ke-Lung.., antique map, old maps SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE - Chine. Côte Nord de Formose. Baye de Ke-Lung..
Paris, 1886, Uncoloured.. 915x637mm. Slight age toning of the paper. Minor traces of humidity in the middle of right margin and in the lower right corner.
Large chart illustrating the bay of Keelung in Taiwan.
Showing settlements, banks, isles and soundings made in metres. Relief shown by hachures.
Prepared in 1884 by M.M. Renaud and Rollet De L'Isle, hydrographers and engineers. Engraved by A. Gérin....
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Estimates : $ 800 - $ 1,000
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Condition:
Condition Rating: 4