Auction 117, Lot 787

"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

8.3 x 10 inches
21.1 x 25.4 cm

This boldly engraved chart 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.

References: Jolly; LOND- 227.

Condition: C

Old wash color and top margin trimmed with loss of imprint. Mounted to an old matboard. Left corner separated but present, about 1" into map. Still an attractive map, worthy of conservation.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/6/2006