Auction 120, Lot 746

"De Philippynsche Eilanden [on sheet with] Ladronsche of Dieve Eilanden", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

Two delicately engraved 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+

Estimate: $375 - $475

Sold for: $220

Closed on 7/18/2007