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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

    Hong Kong surveyed by Capt. Sir Edward Belcher. In H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. With corrections and additions to 1878. London: Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, August 1878. Engraved chart of Hong Kong and its harbour engraved by J. & C. Walker, with small inset charts of Fotowman Pass and Kowloon Docks (some light staining and dust-soiling), 595 x 920mm.

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    Hong Kong surveyed by Capt. Sir Edward Belcher. In H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. With corrections and additions to 1878. London: Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, August 1878. Engraved chart of Hong Kong and its harbour engraved by J. & C. Walker, with small inset charts of Fotowman Pass and Kowloon Docks (some light staining and dust-soiling), 595 x 920mm.

    With 11 other large charts of China, Japan and India, most by James Imray & Son, including East India Archipelago. Western Route to China, Chart No. 1 (London, 1876), Chart No. 4 (2 copies: London, 1865 and 1876), Chart No. 6 (London, 1876), East India Archipelago. [Eastern Passages to China and Japan]. [Chart No. 7] (London, 1876), Japan [South Part] (London, 1876) and Gaspar Strait (London, 1880), the named items backed onto dark blue paper. (12)


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