Auction 101, Lot 455

"Les Isles Philippines… [on sheet with] Islas de los Ladrones ou Isles des Larrons", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1652 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

Attractively engraved map of the Philippines that includes the Chinese coast with Hainan and part of northern Borneo. The second chart on the sheet, with its own decorative title cartouche, is one of the few detailed 17th century maps of the Mariana Islands. Engraved by A. Peyrounin.

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Condition: B

One tiny spot and a faint damp stain in bottom border.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/4/2002

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