Auction 122, Lot 764

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

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

Two delicately engraved maps of the Philippines and Marianas are 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 further adorned with a very lovely compass rose. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.

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Condition: A+

Fine, sharp impression.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/5/2007

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