LOT 506
SOLD €180,00

[Asia] (1) Seconde Feuille des côtes de Cochinchine depius L'Ile de Buil jusqu'au Cap Boxhornen

Dressée au Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. By F.E. de Rosily-Mesros, 1798. 70 x 49 cm. W. title, coastline and profiles of the Vietnamese coastline. (2) Troisieme Feuille des côtes de Cochinchine depius le Cap Boxhornen justqu'au Cap Choumay (...). W. title, coastline and inset of the Vietnamese coastline between Cap Choumay and L'Ile des Tigres. These first 2 maps show the early days of French political interest in Vietnam. Both w. a few tears at the sides. (3) Nautical chart of a part of the Malabars by F. Valentyn. Dordrect, J. van Braam and G. Onder de Linden, 1724-26. 30 x 38 cm. Col. (4) Descrittione dell Isola di Taprobana. Early ed. of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of Sri Lanka. Venice, G. Porro, ca. 1600. 11 x 15 cm. Restored. (5) Carte des déclinaisons et inclinaisons de L'Aiguille Aimantée (...) 1775. 51 x 58 cm. Paris, La Perousse; Buffon, 1788. -and 8 more maps (17th and 18th cent.) and prints of a.o. Isfahan and Samboupo on Celebes (Indonesia).

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