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Antique Maps XXIIV - Hong Kong of the 1800's

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"Good morning, your Majesty. As you requested, I have procured a chart detailing the approaches to Macao and Hong Kong. I'm certain this chart will be most informative."

Wishing to explore Hong Kong and Macao in the early 1800's? Taking your elder vampire through a flashback to his wild days in Hong Kong? Then this map is a must for you! This is beautiful piece of work suitable for use as a poster map or as a beautiful computer background.

Antique Maps XXIIV - Hong Kong of the 1800's details the harbor of Hong Kong. Intended as a nautical chart (a chart is a map used by sailors to map waterways), this map is potentially one of the most informative maps I have ever seen. It not only details the soundings, and bearings of locations, but also shows the silhouettes of the islands, detailed renderings of the street plan of Macao, illustrations of prominent sites, and much, much, more! This is simply a gorgeous map, on many levels.

Print size of this map is 73 Inches Wide by 49 Inches High.




 
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Product Information
Pages
1
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
AM23
File Size:
5.17 MB
Format
Original electronic
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File Last Updated:
March 19, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on March 19, 2005.
Publisher Info
Split Eye Productions
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