A striking, rare and attractive large-scale early 19th century chart of the mouth of the Pearl River focusing on the region around present-day Macao and Hong Kong. The top left of the engraving is filled with a detailed plan of Macao surrounded by smaller engravings of Tiger Island, the Bocca Tigris, Lantao and a profile of Macao, and the famous view of Luis de ...
- Contributor: Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm
- Date: 1834
Covers the coasts of eastern Africa, India, and the East Indies. Relief shown pictorially. Each drawing bears a brief description with soundings, distances and facts regarding anchorages and navigation of rivers which might be of value in pirating activities. This atlas is known as the "Buccaneer atlas" because it results from the experience of Hacke in association with Captain Bartholomew Sharpe, the notorious Buccaneer ...
- Contributor: Hacke, William
- Date: 1690
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