Auction 116, Lot 787

"Die Philippinische Inselen auf dem Asiatischen Meer", Probst, Johann Michael

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1789 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor ex Tabulis Geographicis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 7.5 inches
15.2 x 19.1 cm

This is a very scarce little map of the Philippine Islands based on the cartography of Johann Schreiber. The map lacks any interior information but presents a fairly good view of the islands. The title cartouche includes a history of the European discovery and colonization.

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Condition: B

Original color. Scattered foxing, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/20/2006

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