"Les Isles Philippines [on sheet with] Islas de los Ladrones ou Isle des Larrons", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1683 (published)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Crisp impression with some toning and minor chipping in blank margins.