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