Auction 162, Lot 690

"[Lot of 2] Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde Ire. Feuille... [and] ... 2e. Feuille...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

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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..., (6.2 x 8.3"). Condition: Issued folding with offsetting. (B)
B. Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde. 2e. Feuille..., (11.8 x 8.2"). Condition: Issued folding on a watermarked sheet with a few fold separations that are confined to the blank margins. (A)

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Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $220

Closed on 4/26/2017

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