Auction 132, Lot 646

"Les Isles Philippines [on sheet with] Islas de los Ladrones ou Isle des Larrons", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.7 x 7.4 inches
24.6 x 18.8 cm

Two interesting 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.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression with some toning and minor chipping in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/2/2010

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