Auction 130, Lot 749

"[Lot of 2] Carte des Isles Philippines... 1re. Feuille [and] Carte des Isles Philippines 2e. Feuille", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1752 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

Attractive pair of maps covering the Philippines, both with lovely title cartouches. The first map depicts the northern islands of the Philippine archipelago, including Luzon, Mindoro, and the city of Manila. The map is filled with nice detail throughout (6 x 8.1"). The second map is focused on the southern islands, and includes Mindaneo, Palawan, Panay, and part of Borneo (11.8 x 8.3").


Condition: A

Lovely old color with some minor foxing in the blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 12/2/2009