"[Lot of 2] Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R P. Murillo de Velarde 1re Feuille... [and] ... 2e Feuille...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1752 (dated)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
This lot is an attractive pair of maps covering the Philippines, both with lovely rococo-style title cartouches. The first map depicts the northern islands of the Philippine archipelago, including Luzon and Mindoro. The notable city of Manila is located as well. The map is filled with nice detail throughout. The second is a double page chart which is focused on the southern islands including Mindanao, Palawan, Panay, and part of Borneo.
A. Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R P. Murillo de Velarde 1re Feuille, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, (6.2 x 8.3"). Condition: There are a few spots of foxing, a faint stain near the bottom neatline, and a damp stain confined to the top blank margin.
B. Carte des Isles Philippines Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole de R.P. Murillo de Velarde 2e Feuille, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, (11.9 x 8.3"). Condition: A dark impression on a watermarked sheet with a few minor spots. Issued folding.
See description above.