Auction 156, Lot 683

"[Lot of 2] Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde Ire Feuille pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages [and] ... 2e Feuille...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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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 Ire Feuille pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, (6.2 x 8.3").
B. Carte des Isles Philippines Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde 2e Feuille pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, (11.9 x 8.3").

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Condition: A

Nice impressions with attractive color. The second sheet has a couple of unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 2/17/2016

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