Auction 108, Lot 587

"A Chart of the Channel in the Philipine Islands, Through which the Manila Galeon passes, with a Map of Manila Island", Anon.

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

8.2 x 10 inches
20.8 x 25.4 cm

Boldly engraved chart that is based on the large chart from the account of Anson's circumnavigation. The map details the tracks taken by the Spanish galleons between Manila and through the complex of islands leading to the open Pacific Ocean. Published in the June 1763 issue.

References: Jolly LOND-227.

Condition: B

Original wash and outline coloring. Dark impression on sound hand-laid paper. Scattered light toning and some oxidizing to color. Binding trim at lower right.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/29/2004