Auction 159, Lot 662

"Economic Map of the Philippine Islands",

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1921 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
22.3 x 31.5 inches
56.6 x 80 cm

This very detailed map of the Philippines is color-coded to show land composition including surveyed forests, undeveloped forests, cultivated lands, open lands, and sugar factories. Mineral resources included gold lode, gold placer, zinc, lead, etc. are identified with red overprinting. Includes a table of distances and extensive legend. Published by the Philippine Bureau of Commerce and Industry, and lithographed by Carmelo & Bauermann.

References:

Condition: B+

A bright example on a clean sheet with minor color offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/14/2016

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