Auction 109, Lot 656

"Nieuwe Kaart van de Filippynsche, Ladrones, Moluccos of Specery Eilanden als mede Celebes etc.", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: East Indies and Philippines

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 11.2 inches
33 x 28.4 cm

Scarce chart of the Philippines and the eastern part of Indonesia reflecting the Dutch interests in the region. The map provides a detailed view of hundreds of tiny islands, including the famous Spice Islands, that were once the heart of the Dutch spice trade and economic domination of the region.

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Condition: A

Wide original margins and lovely original color. Couple of unobtrusive spots in title, else very fine.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004

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