Auction 130, Lot 750

"Nuova, et Accurata Carta dell' Isole Filippine, Ladrones, e Moluccos, o Isole delle Speziarie como anco Celebes &c.", Tirion/Albrizzi

Subject: Indonesia and Philippines

Period: 1738 (published)

Publication: Lo Stato Presente di Tutti…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 11 inches
33 x 27.9 cm

Albrizzi published this uncommon Italian version of Tirion's chart of the Philippines and the eastern part of Indonesia reflecting the Dutch interests in the region. The map provides a detailed view of hundreds of tiny islands, including the famous Spice Islands, that were once the heart of the Dutch spice trade and economic domination of the region.

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Condition: A+

The binding trim at lower right has been expertly extended to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Unsold

Closed on 12/2/2009

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