Catalog Archive
Auction 132, Lot 647

"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.


Condition: A+

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

Estimate: $500 - $600


Closed on 6/2/2010