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Auction 118, Lot 841

"Les Isles Philippines [on sheet with] Islas de los Ladrones ou Isle des Larrons", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1699 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.4 inches
24.9 x 18.8 cm

Two interesting maps of the Philippines and Marianas on one sheet, each decorated with a beautiful title cartouche. The map describes many place names on the islands, and shows a bit of Borneo at the bottom and some of China's southern coastline at the top. It is decorated with a very lovely compass rose. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.


Condition: A

One spot in the right blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/6/2007